Aromatherapy is the holistic use of essential oil to improve and /or maintain the health of the body, mind and spirit.
Essential oils are aromatic, non-greasy plant extracts. They have many different and combined effects on the body, some are balancing, some uplifting and more are relaxing, and most are anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal. Aromatherapy works on the physical body through specially designed massage movements to improve circulation and encourage lymphatic drainage, helping to clear waste and toxins from the system. It affects mental wellbeing through the nervous system bringing about a profound sense of relaxation. Its impact on the spiritual dimension restores the natural flow of energy within the body. This allows healing to take place at a number of levels.
Aromatherapy is beneficial for the following conditions:
- Low energy
- Tension headaches
- General aches and pains
- Back ache
- Poor circulation
- Post menstrual tension