If you’ve never used aromatherapy massage oils, you owe it to
yourself to try it. You’re in for a totally unique experience.
Whether you want a massage to relax or to rejuvenate or even to
heal, using aromatherapy massage oils brings the body’s senses
to new heights.
Aromatherapy has made steady gains in use and for good reason.
Offering the perfect combination of mental and physical well
being, there is no better way to take advantage of aromatherapy
than to enjoy its fragrances in massage oils.
Our body’s different senses have been shown to have a direct
affect on how we feel. For example, the nose is a very
sensitive part of your body. Without it, you cannot taste or
smell. Imagine your favorite foods. Now, imagine you cannot
taste them. That is scary, everything you eat with no taste!
How do you think that would affect your attitude throughout the
Studies have shown that the part of your nervous system that
helps to control your emotions is connected directly to your
nose. Lack of smell can cause symptoms ranging from depression
to anxiety and this is only one of your senses. With the
knowledge of how the mind depends on the feedback from your
senses, the idea of aromatherapy exploded onto the scene.
One of the more popular types of aromatherapy is massage oil,
because of the variety of uses to target specific issues.
Aromatherapy massage oil treatments are unlike any other oils.
Whether you are in need of relaxation or need something to perk
you up, there is an aroma to fit the immediate needs.
Aromatherapy massage combines two excellent methods to evoke
your body’s response in whatever area you feel is needed.
There are so many different types and manufacturers of
aromatherapy massage oils available, it would be a good idea to
do your homework before using. For the best treatment ideas, it
is always best to find and pay a certified therapist to ensure
you understand how to get the most impact from aromatherapy
massage. Especially, when using for the first time.
To explain a couple of different oils and fragrances we will
start with Lavender essential oils. Lavender essential oils are
one of the few oils that you can apply directly to your skin. It
is said to have burn relief power. It is important to note that
these oils should not hurt you, however, if this is your first
time using essential oils never use them directly on your skin
unless under safe direction. Other oils are required to be
diluted before use with other base oils.
Another oil gaining in popularity is the Yland Ylang essential
oil. Yland Ylang essential oils have very unique properties as
well. It is said that these tropical plants have the power to
both arouse and sooth the senses. It also goes by another name
Adding aromatherapy massage oils to your therapy program is one
experience everyone should try at least once. (Be careful they
have been known to be addictive). With the combination of
massage and a scented room to awaken your senses, you have the
ultimate in relaxation and healing.
About The Author: Sanji Gretta has been practicing aromatherapy
for quite a while. His latest website Aromatherapy Source is
designed to give novice aromatherapy practitioners a
introduction to the wonderful world of aromatherapy.