Aromatherapy is a natural holistic treatment where essential oils are extracted from organic, fragrant plant materials. These essential oils work best when blended together synergistically and are used to treat a vast number of conditions and symptoms.
Aromatherapy works well on all mental, physical and emotional levels, balancing physiological harmony. There are no side effects as essential oils are 100% pure and unadulterated. In the rare occasions of a person having any allergies to certain fruits, grains, flora and fauna, these oils should be avoided. A consultation is conducted prior to receiving an aromatherapy treatment to ensure any contra-indications are covered.
Aromatherapy is a relaxing experience and specific essential oils are chosen for your individual needs. Used in conjunction with massage, baths, inhalation and compresses, aromatherapy relieves aches and pains, insomnia, depression, anxiety, menopause, PMT, work and social related stress, trauma, grief, can assist with digestive, respiratory and circulatory problems, is an excellent adjunct to manual lymphatic drainage, swedish massage, remedial and sports massage. It is particularly useful combined with hot stone massage therapy.
It is imperative that the client’s comfort is considered at all times.
It can be contradictory during the first two trimesters in pregnancy. Only a fully qualified therapist should deliver this treatment.
Seek professional advice.