Aromatherapy Massage, or essential oil therapy massage as it is sometimes called, is a common practice in holistic medicine that uses the extracts of plants to provide patients with relaxation and overall well being. Aromatherapy Massages can help both the body and mind heal and is a powerful tool in promoting mental health.
Benefits of Aromatherapy
AROMATHERAPY MASSAGES HELP WITH PAIN MANAGEMENT
Soft tissue manipulation is believed to reduce pain by increasing blood flow and flushing toxins from the muscle.
AROMATHERAPY MASSAGES DECREASE BLOOD PRESSURE
According to studies, Aromatherapy Massages are effective for reducing blood pressure and decreasing symptoms of hypertension.
AROMATHERAPY MASSAGES PROMOTE MENTAL HEALTH
Aromatherapy Massages have been shown to help with mental illnesses such as anxiety, depression, and insomnia.
What Is An Aromatherapy Massage?
An Aromatherapy Massage is a Swedish Massage that combines traditional Swedish techniques with the use of lotions containing essential oils. Aromatherapy Massages are effective because they heavily affect the limbic system, a part of the brain that regulates emotions and mental health. Essential oils are very strongly scented and choosing the correct essential oils during an Aromatherapy Massage will help relax both the body and mind, providing a mood enhancing effect and helping to release stored tension and stress.