Aromatherapy involves the use of essential oils to improve physical and emotional wellbeing. Essential oils are the volatile, aromatic substances, extracted from plants, each having their own therapeutic properties which can promote healing, balance the mind and body and relieve stress.
Plants have been used throughout history for their healing properties, and the use of essential oils dates back many years as we have stories of them being used by the Ancient Egyptians and Romans for healing, ceremonies and embalming. Modern aromatherapy originates from France and the French chemist Rene Gattefosse who learned of lavenders amazing healing benefits when he burnt his hand and immersed into a container of lavender essential oil, only to find it healed the wound and prevented scarring.
An aromatherapy massage is deeply relaxing, with slow, gentle movements to allow the oils to absorb. I will create a personalised blend for you, following a consultation where we will discuss your health and any specific needs. You will be covered in towels throughout, and we will have relaxing music playing to create a lovely calming atmosphere for you to fully relax.
Benefits Of An Aromatherapy Massage:
- Relaxation/Uplifting – depending on the oils chosen
- Releases muscular tension in the body
- Reduces stress
- Oils are absorbed into the skin and their therapeutic properties become available to the body to assist healing
- Emotional wellbeing
- Increased circulation
- Chakra balancing
- General health and wellbeing
- Strengthened immune system
- Aids digestion and metabolism