aromatherapy massage is Swedish massage therapy using massage oil or lotion that contains essential oils (highly concentrated plant oils).
During an aromatherapy massage, you inhale these essential oil molecules as well as absorb them through your skin.Aroma therapeutic massage not only has the client leaving with a full body massage, but they also allegedly provide emotional healing and relaxation. The benefits are on a long list that also include a few of the same benefits of any other massage such as Stress reducing, Anxiety reliever, Increased calmness and relaxation, Decrease in muscle tension, Pain relief, A reduction of symptoms of depression as well as it reduces the pain from various medical conditions such as Chronic lower back pain, Arthritis and Premenstrual syndrome .you can find aromatherapy massage at almost every massage clinic or spa, the most common essential oils used is massage are lemon , orange , lavender, cedarwood and chamomile.
Essential oils can be added to your bath for relaxation , mood boost and muscle soothing. Aromatic bath is a popular service offered by spas and wellness facilities ,also you can make your own aromatic bath at home using your favourite oils, The best way to use essential oils in the bath is to mix them first with salts or an emulsifier such as milk or sesame oil. Aromatic bath salts disperse the oils safely into the water, while milk and sesame oil emulsify the essential oil so that it disperses. Without salts or an emulsifier, drops of essential oils will float on the water and then get directly on the skin. Combined with the heat of the water, this can cause dermotoxicity, especially if the oils are of a heating nature, for this reason it’s recommended to add the generally safe dose of 5 – 10 drops, mixed with ½ to 1 cup of salt or emulsifier.Aromatic baths are excellent for skin problems, circulatory problems, respiratory symptoms, stress and nervous tension, insomnia, muscular, and menstrual pains. The most common essential oils to add to your bath are lavender , lemon oil and eucalyptus due to it’s refreshing scents and soothing effects.