Aromatherapy Information

Aromatherapy is the art of blending Essential Oils derived from natural products to benefit the health and/or mood of the receiver. Aromatherapy Massage is the application of the Essential Oils diluted within an appropriate Carrier Oil and gently massage in, combining Swedish Massage with Manual Lymphatic Drainage and Acupressure, an Aromatherapy Facial is also available.

Oils are freshly and individually blended for you after your consultation at YOU Massage Therapy, then applied during Aromatherapy Massage, this is certainly the most direct (and relaxing) way to benefit.

Each plant substance: flowers, leaves, fruits, seeds, barks etc. has its own unique collection of properties, which when concentrated into Essential Oils can be useful in aiding many varying ailments, stress or fatigue, particularly when combined.

Aromatherapy originates from ancient Egypt where they would extract natural oils and perfumes from herbs and plants, condensing them down. They were used to scent oneself like a perfume or to relax and treat the mind, as well as being used in the mummification process. The origins of aromatherapy are well over 4000 years old and have been refined, studied and developed into modern day holistic therapy and holistic massage.

Aromatherapy can be used to treat many ailments some of these are listed below:

  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Congestion
  • Depression
  • Dry Skin
  • Fatigue
  • Hypertension
  • Indecision
  • Indigestion
  • Irritable Bowl Syndrome
  • Lack of Appetite
  • Lack of Sleep
  • Menstrual Cramps
  • Migraine and Tension Headaches
  • Muscular Tension
  • Physical Pain
  • PMS
  • Poor Circulation
  • Poor Immunity
  • Stress

 

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