What does aromatherapy massage mean?
Aromatherapy massage is a therapy massage, where during the massage session will be used highly concentrated oils, called essential oils, volatile, aromatic, which will be added to the oil massage.
The nostrils are attached to a part of the brain, part which is called the limbic system. The limbic system is that system which controls emotions and influences the nervous system and hormonal system.
The limbic system functions are represented by the following:
supporting human connections
control of libido
storing memories with large emotional loads
During a massage sessions when you inhaled molecules of essential oils, aromatic, messages are sent to the limbic system and thus the heart rate, stress levels, blood pressure, breathing, memory, digestion and the immune system are calming.
Essential oils are also absorbed through the skin.
Each essential oil has different healing properties.
For example, some calm while others energize.
Here are some widely used essential oils and their required properties:
Chamomile – Chamomile is a powerful agent with calming role, antiseptic, antidepressant and relieves the symptoms of acne. German variety is better suited in situations where the body needs to fight, especially in the case of digestive and urinary tract inflammation.
Lavender – along with relieving stress, lavender has the following therapeutic properties: antiseptic, antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, decongestant, deodorant, diuretic and sedative.
Geranium / Geranium – geranium oil has been proven to reduce stress and restless moods, triggered on medical conditions background. This oil removes stress, depression, tension, anexietatea, edema, cellulite, bruises.
Ylang-ylang acts calming and is used for relief of pain from headaches, nausea, skin disorders, stimulates hair growth, reduces hypertension and can be used as an adjunct in treating intestinal problems.
Sage – the sage is known for its beneficial action on the respiratory system. Sage oil relieves muscle pain, rheumatic pain, neuralgia, has anticancer effect in early stage of disease, eliminates from the body complexes with lead with cations. Decreases narcotical dependence – so smokers have found the solution! This type of oil it is also useful to cure arthritis, bacterial infections, it also opens up new possibilities for expression of personality.
Rose – essential oil of rose is the ideal oil for treating a number of quite broad diseases and conditions involving depression, anxiety, digestive disorders, cardiac, respiratory or skin disorders.
Neroli – this essence with delicate floral aroma suave, treats palpitations, nervous tension and crises. Help release tension and create a state of relaxation, a state sensual.
Rosemary – known as a mental stimulant and having antidepressant properties, rosemary oil significantly improves memory, stimulates the attention capacity and the overall performance of the brain. It also acts as an analgesic, soothing cramps, headaches and migraines. As antiseptic it help to fight digestive infections and liver diseases. It is very useful in treating skin problems.
Eucalyptus – Eucalyptus essential oil is very effective for treating respiratory problems. In addition it is used as an antiseptic, decongestant, diuretic and stimulant. It also has cooling properties, useful for soothing aching muscles, and other types of pain, migraine and helps fight fever.
Pine – many benefits of pine essential oil, turned it into one of the most important essential oils used in aromatherapy. Pine oil mixes well with other oils such as cedar, rosemary, lavender, sage, labdanum, juniper, etc., and therefore can be widely used in various preparations for aromatherapy. Pine essential oil is the oil obtained from the tree known as the Latin pinus sylvestris. It is believed that this tree originated in Austria and Russia, and then was spread in different parts of the world. Pine essential oil benefits are attributed to its antibacterial properties, analgesics, diuretics, energizing, antiseptic and aromatic course.
Skin care: the most important benefit of pine oil is treating various skin problems. Dermatologists often prescribe it to treat psoriasis, itching, acne, eczema, skin diseases, dry skin, scabies, wounds and even fleas. It gives you a balanced skin, smooth, renewed and glowing. Pine oil benefits include and some emotional benefits. It provides an energizing sense, effective in eliminating mental stress. It can be used as a drug to remove fatigue and improve mood. Regular massage with essential oil of pine eliminates anxiety and nervous tension, and is useful for people suffering from loss of memory or concentration problems.
Tea tree – treats colds, cough and other diseases caused by viruses and bacteria. It can also be replaced the expencive acne treatments, by using this oil on affected areas. It relieves arthritis, after a massage with this oil, you will feel a considerable improvement.
Why resort to aromatherapy massage?
Aromatherapy massage is particularly suitable for people who are surrounded by stress or are seeking to improve emotionally linked conditions.
By aromatherapy massage we significantly improve symptoms and wellbeing.
Massage alone is a wonderful remedy for relaxation but combined with the benefits of essential oils is a unique and special experience.
Full of relaxation, body massage with aromatherapy oils includes the back, the front and back of the leg (including thigh), legs, arms and chest.
During an hour of pampering massage sessions with aromatherapy, this treatment will make you relax completely and help you remove all tensions.
Aromatherapy massage is a perfect antidote to the stress of modern life.