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Oil and Aromatherapy Massage
The science of oil massage and aromatherapy massage are originated in the west, Thais’ also use fragrances and herbs for ordinary health care since the ancient times. You will be able to choose oriental and western aromatherapy massage oils, depending on your state of mood, health and preference to odour.
Although it is better for maximum benefit to let the aromatherapy oils gently soak into your skin. If you prefer, we have shower facilities you can use before and/ or after your oil and aromatherapy massage
The difference between Oil and Aromatherapy Massage.
The only difference between Oil and Aromatherapy is: The oil massage is purely a high quality base oil such as Baby Oil. This is used as there is no additives or aroma’s added. You still get benefits from the oil massage, especially if you have dry skin
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Benefit from Oil and Aromatherapy Massage in Detail
Previously thought of as merely a relaxing massage, aromatherapy has now emerged as a great option for people suffering from a variety of ailments such as stress, insomnia, depression, inflammation etcetera. An aromatherapy massage essentially involves harnessing the therapeutic and restorative properties of plant derived essential oils, absolutes, herbal distillates, and infusions to heal your body and mind.
The driving philosophy behind aromatherapy is manipulation of an individual’s limbic system. The limbic system, attached to our nostrils, is known to control our emotions, nervous system and hormones levels. Apart from restoring the balance of an individual’s limbic system, an aromatherapy oil massage also ensures:
1) improved blood circulation in the massaged area, and invigorates muscles;
2) enhanced flexibility and strength; and
3) freedom from crippling migraines, headaches, cramps and spasms
Be mindful that aromatherapy primarily delivers its healing and therapeutic benefits due to the use of essential oils and herbal extracts, and not from any specialized massage technique. Thus, if your goal is general relaxation and rejuvenation, then you could opt for any deep tissue massage.
What, then, are the common ailments and diseases against which aromatherapy has been proven to be specifically effective? Further, what are essential oils blends you would require for your specific ailment? Here is the list.
a) Chronic pain and aches: Aromatherapy, insofar it improves blood circulation, and stimulates your muscle tissues, directly aids in controlling pain. The essential oils blend that you would require for pain and aches includes clove, rosemary and cypress extract. These essential oils directly aid in muscle tissue recovery, and their aromatic effect is known to mitigate muscular pain.
b) Anxiety: Aromatherapy has proven itself to be extremely capable in taking care of a host of psychological disorders including stress, nervousness, and anxiety. The essential oils you would require here include lavender and chamomile extracts. The aromatic effect of these two essential oils is known to promote a sense of stillness, calm, improved concentration, and relaxation. Combined with the rejuvenating effects of citrus and sage, an individual would experience true tranquillity and progressively rid him/herself of debilitating stress and anxiety.
c) Inflammation: For people who suffer from general inflammation, chronic insomnia, and depression, a blend of patchouli, grapefruit and English lavender essential oils is the way forward. These essential oils are known to directly reduce inflammation. In addition, these essential oils also act as mild anti depressants and act as a soothing agent, which helps a patient’s struggles with sleep. Combined with lavender extract, this aromatherapy massage also heals an individual’s respiratory system, further aiding the goal of restful sleep. These oils are also known for their antioxidant properties as they fight free radicals in an individual’s body that cause inflammation.
d) Rejuvenation: For a lot of people, a lack of energy, and an inability to focus on their tasks is a persistent problem. For such cases, a peppermint and rosemary blend is ideal. Peppermint works as a cooling agent, controls pain, and stimulates blood flow. Peppermint is also known to stimulate the brain into releasing certain chemicals that help an individual stay attentive for long periods of time.
As people have started experiencing the benefits of full body aromatherapy oil massages, spas have set up shops conveniently close to your home so you do not have to travel far and wide to enjoy them. Cities like Leicester have several therapy centres where you can avail the benefits of oil and aromatherapy massage therapy.
Traditionalthaitherapy.com has been providing massage therapies since 2006 (the 2nd longest current massage therapy provider in the Leicester area). We do not use any form of paid advertising and our customers find us either by our website or word of mouth referrals. Which we thank all our long term customers for there continued support and confidence in the services we offer.