Aromatherapy Massage combines the power of essential oils with that of massage therapy. This combination provides positive effects on the mind and the body. Find out some aromatherapy massage benefits that can improve your health and wellness.
Massaging the skin has calming and healing benefits throughout the body. While massages effect all body systems, the circulatory, nervous, lymphatic, and musculoskeletal systems are most stimulated.
Aromatherapy includes using the healing properties and aromas of essential oils. When combined with massage therapy, aromatherapy can add an additional level of relaxation and healing.
Improved Healing Power
An aromatherapy massage can improve the healing of mind and body. Massage therapy uses manipulation techniques of the soft tissues in the body to promote healing. Massaging with essential oils can help aid circulation, relieve pain, reduce swelling, speed healing after injuries, restore function to the body, and release tension. Marjoram essential oil is an antispasmodic and is a relaxing oil, It has been used for muscle spasms, bruises, sore muscles and headaches.
Pain & Inflammation Reduction
When using essential oils topically on the skin, in the form of massage oils, additional relief from pain and inflammation can be achieved. Massage oils can aid in therapeutic massage to relax and soothe muscles, to increase circulation, and to stimulate the tissues. Peppermint essential oil has invigorating and cooling properties that can soothe discomfort.