Have you ever walked into a room and immediately felt relaxed, stress free, or a burst of energy because of a particular fragrance or smell a certain scent that triggered an old memory from the past even from your childhood? It is interesting how an aroma can evoke memories or just a whiff of a certain scent can make you feel good.
In today’s stressful, high pressure world, more and more of my clients are searching for natural ways to find peace and relaxation. Combining the physical and emotional effects of massage with therapeutic properties of essential oils can help you alleviate that stress in your world and even improve your mood. Adding Aroma therapy to a massage is a powerful way to activate the body’s self-healing ability.
Listed below are some emotions that can be addressed with the holistic healing approach of Aromatherapy/Essential oils.
Anger, Anxiety Stress
Basil, Bergamot, Chamomile, Clary Sage, Cypress,, Geranium,, Jasmine, Lavender, Marjoram, Ylang-ylang
Basil, Chamomile, Lavender, Mandarin, Marjoram, Rose, Sandalwood, Thyme, Ylang- ylang
Memory and Concentration
Basil, Black Pepper, Hyssop, Lemon, Peppermint, Rosemary
Fighting Respiratory Infections
Benzoin, Clove, Eucalyptus, Lavender, Marjoram, Tea Tree, Thyme
Easing Mucus Congestion
Benzoin, Birch, Cedarwood, Clove, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Ginger, Peppermint, Tea Tree, Thyme
Prevent Muscle Aches
Ginger, Eucalyptus and Peppermint
Here is a handy guide of commonly used essential oils, and some of the ailments or conditions they’re most often used to treat:
How to use essential oils:
Call Jennifer Lantry, Licensed Massage Therapist at (919) 401-8024 and schedule your own aromatherapy massage or book online here.