The benefits of Aromatherapy Massage
- Can introduce a state of relaxation and rejuvenation
- Improves mood, up-lifting
- Relaxes tight and tense muscles
- Aids natural quality sleep
- Stimulates blood and lymph circulation
- Reduces tension
- Relieves pain, both specific and general
- Can be very helpful for treating seasonal effective disorder
WHAT IS A AROMATHERAPY MASSAGE ?
Aromatherapy is a gentle healing art using massage and scented essential oils derived from aromatic plants and trees to relieve physical and psychological discomfort and to promote health of body and serenity of mind.
It is found to be most efficient when used to heal the whole person and not only a physical condition. It looks into the causes and the prevention of illness. Health problems are looked at in the context of a person''s ''whole'' life - mind, body and spirit need to be in a state of equilibrium with each other. If one aspect becomes unbalanced, it can lead to physical or emotional illness. In many cases emotional disharmony can eventually manifest as physical illness, Aromatherapy can help to redress the balance.
WHAT CAN IT TREAT ?
Aromatherapy stimulates the immune system, strengthens resistance to disease and helps to combat infections. It is especially helpful for women''s problems - PMS, menopausal distress. It aids digestion - eases constipation and abdominal spasm - and optimises the functioning of respiratory system - helps with coughs, tonsillitis, and sinusitis. It eases muscular aches and pains and promotes muscle relaxation and tone. By improving circulation and lymphatic drainage it helps to eliminate cellulite and toxins from the body. Aromatherapy can lower blood pressure ,reduces stress level, will combat insomnia and other stress related disorders. It can alleviate tension headaches and helps to deal with different emotions, such as anxiety, mild depression, grief, etc.
WHO CAN BENEFIT FROM A AROMATHERAPY MASSAGE ?
Aromatherapy Massage is recommended for people of all ages. Please inform your therapist if you have any present medical conditions (eg recent accidents, pregnancy etc), if you are on any medication or have any allergies. Some oils are not advisable during the various stages of pregnancy our qualified Aromatherapist will be able to guide you safely.
WHAT HAPPENS IN A TREATMENT ?
At the beginning of the session details of your medical history and lifestyle will be taken to assure the most beneficial (and safe) choice of essential oils for the treatment. There are some contraindications but something can always be done even when the full body massage is out of question!
During the massage, client's body remains fully covered with towels except for the head and the specific area that is being worked on. The temperature, level of lighting and music in the room can be adjusted to ensure client's comfort.