An aromatherapy massage is a light, gentle, relaxing massage using essential oils and is a wonderful way to be pampered by easing away the stresses of everyday life. Essential oils will be carefully selected and blended to your own specific needs and create a wonderful aroma, the effects should last for a few days.
Aromatherapy is a holistic treatment involving the use of essential oils extracted from plants to improve physical and emotional well being and dates back to the Ancient Egyptians over 5000 years ago. Essential oils have their own therapeutic properties which make this beautiful way to treat certain ailments and conditions. They enter the bloodstream through the skin and respiratory system. Aromatherapy promotes health and vitality by stimulating the body to heal itself. When the essential oils are applied with a massage the healing potential is increased. Massage, which dates back to 3000BC in China, is beneficial to all systems of the body and is a natural and effective way to treat physical and psychological problems. Massage manipulates the soft tissues of the body, particularly the muscles and improves circulation, aids digestion, waste and toxin removal and neural communication, invigorates and relaxes muscles which prevents spasms and promotes cell regeneration.