Aromatherapy Massage for Women and Children
What is it?
It is a natural therapy based on the controlled use of essential oils to maintain and promote health of body and calmness of mind. Essential oils are very versatile in their nature and can be applied to the body by various methods: massage, inhalations, baths, compresses, creams and lotions. However, massage remains one of the most effective and health-giving ways of using essential oils. An aromatherapy massage is a very relaxing to receive and it can help to release physical and emotional stresses from the body.
Aromatherapy without Massage
If you wish to benefit from aromatherapy without having a massage then this is possible by the use of home-treatments alone. Cream blended with therapeutic carrier oils, hydrolats, flower essences and essential oils sometimes infused with colour and/or sound are an excellent way to de-stress or help with a specific problem. A consultation is still necessary and follow-up appointments required.
How can Aromatherapy help you?
Stress is never purely physical or emotional and aromatherapy helps by balancing disturbances and strengthening weaknesses in body, mind and spirit to stimulate the body’s own innate healing powers.
· Creates harmony and oneness
· Generally relaxes the body and mind
· Helps increase energy levels
· Improves blood and lymph circulation
· Strengthens the immune system
· Improves muscle tone
· Helps muscular aches and pains
· Reduces joint pains
Aromatherapy can be used for a wide range of conditions due to the therapeutic properties of the essential oils.
What are Essential Oils?
Essential oils are extracted from aromatic flower, trees, herbs and fruits, usually by steam distillation. Only the finest of essential oils are used in holistic aromatherapy. Pure essential oils all have lovely aromas and contain various therapeutic properties which can help to strengthen the body’s own natural defence mechanisms to promote health and general well-being. Essential oils work in harmony together and therefore have a greater effect when blended together than used on their own. They are very concentrated and potent and must be diluted in a carrier oil before being applied to the skin.
Consultation and Treatment
Holistic aromatherapy looks at the whole person. A questionnaire will be sent to you before your appointment to fill in your medical history as well as information on your general health, eating habits and lifestyle. This gives you more time in your session to relax and unwind. The information helps me to choose the essential oils that are best suited to your personal needs. Subsequent sessions will be tailored to your requirements and home treatments may also be recommended.