The session which took place at The Tea Room over a special organic menu, explored on the positive effects of Aromatherapy on the mind and body and how complimentary alternative therapies help in cancer care.
The Panelists comprised of Oncologist Dr. Meenu Walia, Aromatherapist Dr. Blossom Kochhar, Sneha Routray, Cancer Survivor and President Grameen Sneh Foundation.
Some of the esteemed guests at the event were Kathak Dancer Shovana Narayan, Fitness expert Vesna Jacob, Tarot card reader Poonam Sethi, Singer Priyanka Goyat, Fashion Designer Payal Sethi, Designer Preeti Ghai, Entrepreneur Ruchiekka Krishnani and the cancer survivors.
Dr. Meenu Walia said “Aromatherapy is a therapy that helps patients cope with chronic pain, nausea, stress and depression, each oil is promoted to have specific health benefits. It is very important for cancer patients to know about these complimentary therapies also to discuss with oncologist about its right use”.
Dr. Blossom Kochhar said “Cancer does not signify physical pain only. It also does affect the psychological being of a person. Aromatherapy helps in providing a relief from the after effects of chemotherapy. It helps in bringing about a mind, body and soul synergy thus creating a holistic well being for the patient. Aromatherapy helps in uplifting the spirits of cancer patients and help in paving the way for healing the aftermath of the disease and its treatment.