Aromatherapy Massage Activates Your Emotional Memory

by Boing Vitunov - Date: 2010-10-12 - Word Count: 244 Share This!

Aromatherapy is body and skin care treatments use essential oils to make you feel calm, relaxed, or energized. Aromatherapy oils work with your sense of smell; you can inhale them, bathe in them or be massaged in them.

Aromatherapy Massage
Aromatherapy Massage is familiar form of bodywork is known as aromatherapy massage, and has become quite a popular massage practice in today's hectic world.

Aromatherapy Massage is primarily slow, gentle, rhythmic movements - effleurage. The massage technique helps muscles melt into deep relaxation, relieves water retention, de-stresses the body, mind and spirit; trigger the limbic system the part of the brain that seems to be linked with emotion. Aromatherapy diffusers are utilized to fill the massage room with the scent of the oils. Specific essential oils are blended by the aromatherapist and added to carrier oil, such as almond oil, to be used during the massage. Each oil has its own unique characteristics and benefits.

Aromatherapy massage helps your skin to absorb warmed essential oils; these oils improve the effectiveness of the massage in treating specific physical problems.

Keep in your mind, before having aromatherapy massage:
- Don't eat a heavy meal before the massage
- Come at least 10 minutes early to complete the necessary form if it's your first time at the clinic or spa. Otherwise, arrive 5 minutes early so you can have a few minutes to rest and relax before starting the massage.
- Please consult to your licensed medical practitioner if you have a medical condition.

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