Aromatherapy Massage Treatments, Hockley Valley near Orangeville
During Aromatherapy Massage, your receive a massage with an oil combination that’s just right for you. Aromatherapy can be defined as the art and science of using natural, organic, distilled extracts (essential oils) from plant and herb materials to assist the healing of body, mind and spirit.
Essential oils are antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal and antiseptic. The beneficial properties of essential oils can be used to treat common ailments, promote good health and emotional well being and to restore the harmony of body and mind.
It has been scientifically proven that the olfactory system is connected to the limbic system, the part of the brain where emotional responses reside. Scent has the power to generate the biochemicals that promote positive states of mind. In addition, the properties of oils work as adaptogens, meaning they provide what curative properties your body requires. Specific oils have been proven useful in treatment of various conditions because your body absorbs the oils through your largest organ – your skin.
Some oils will stimulate your circulatory system, while others will generate a state of deep relaxation. It’s important to use trained professionals familiar with the proper combinations of oils and the effects they have on the body.
There are several ways of incorporating the essential oils into the body such as inhalations, diffusers, water therapy, etc., but the most effective way is by means of a luxurious, gentle, relaxing, full-body aromatherapy massage.
We will create a custom blend for your treatment needs and keep that formula on file for your return visits. Other treatments that rely on essential oils include spa therapies such as facials, body wraps and cellulite treatments.