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What is aromatherapy?

Aromatherapy uses a unique scented oil made from natural plant extracts to promote the patient’s wellbeing and health. During the treatment, essential oils are applied on the body where the muscles are massaged as usual. This helps to stimulate the immune and lymphatic system without leaving any toxic residue behind. Additionally, a relaxing aromatherapy massage can help to relieve from anxiety, depression and stress. The fragrance of the essential oils can reach the brain quicker than using regular massage oil (made with vitamin E).

Benefits of aromatherapy

Aromatherapy offers a range of potential benefits for both physical and mental well-being. Some of the commonly cited benefits of aromatherapy include:

  • Stress Relief: Many essential oils have calming and relaxing properties that can help reduce stress and anxiety levels. Aromatherapy can promote a sense of relaxation and calmness, helping to alleviate feelings of tension and promote overall emotional well-being.
  • Improved Sleep Quality: Certain essential oils, such as lavender and chamomile, are known for their sedative effects and can help promote better sleep. Aromatherapy before bedtime may aid in relaxation and create a conducive environment for restful sleep.
  • Mood Enhancement: Aromatherapy can have mood-boosting effects, helping to uplift spirits and improve mood. Citrus oils, in particular, are often used for their refreshing and invigorating properties, which can help combat feelings of low energy or fatigue.
  • Pain Relief: Some essential oils possess analgesic properties and can help alleviate various types of pain, such as headaches, muscle aches, and joint discomfort. Aromatherapy massage or topical application of essential oils may provide relief from minor pains and discomfort.
  • Immune Support: Certain essential oils have antimicrobial properties and may help support the immune system by combating pathogens and reducing the risk of infections. Inhalation or diffusion of these oils may help create a cleaner environment.
  • Respiratory Support: Inhalation of certain essential oils, such as eucalyptus and tea tree, can help clear nasal passages, relieve congestion, and support respiratory health. Aromatherapy may be beneficial for individuals with respiratory conditions like sinusitis, allergies, or asthma.
  • Enhanced Relaxation during Massage: Aromatherapy massage combines the benefits of massage therapy with the therapeutic effects of essential oils. The combined approach can promote deep relaxation, relieve muscle tension, and enhance overall well-being.


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