What is Aromatherapy?

Bottles of infused oils

It is the use of essential oils in holistic treatments to improve physical and emotional well-being. Essential oils, extracted from plants, possess distinctive therapeutic properties, which can be utilised to improve health and prevent disease. These natural plant oils are applied in a variety of ways:

Aromatherapy is an especially effective treatment for stress-related problems and a variety of chronic conditions.

"Aromatherapy massage is the use of essential oils for curative and rejuvenating effects during a massage"

This simple therapy has been used for centuries to reduce stress and tension, refresh and invigorate the body, soothe emotions, and clear the mind.

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After a discussion with the client, specific essential oils are chosen and used in combination with appropriate and specific massage techniques to ease any tensions and address the clients specific concerns. Used within base oil/s, the aromatherapy essential oils are absorbed through the skin and into the body to affect physiological change. The aromatherapy oils are also inhaled during the massage and the aroma can directly affects the limbic area of the brain that is related to emotions and memories.