Aromatherapy is often added to a traditional massage making use of concentrated essential oils from plant extracts for healing purposes as well as other benefits. This light and calming massage therapy is personally tailored to the individual’s needs.
What are essential oils?
In the study of (SOMATOLOGY/HEALTH AND SKINCARE/BEAUTY THERAPY/MASSAGE THERAPY), we learn that essential oils are potent extracts taken from different parts of the plants. Each oil contains its own mixture of active ingredients, which determines the use of the oil. Oils may be used to promote physical health, and emotional value, as well as to enhance relaxation. Essential oils are highly volatile and flammable.
Examples of common essential oils aromatherapy include:
- tea tree
In the (HEALTH AND SKINCRE/SOATOLOGY/ BEAUTY THERAPYY/MASSAGE THERAPY) industry, we know that essential oils, when mixed with a carrier oil, are generally safe when administered correctly and when following the instructions stated by the specialist. There are, however, possible side effects that can occur due to the potency of the ingredients.
The benefits of sports massage:
If you wish to study (SOMATOLOGY/HEALTH AND SKINCARE/BEAUTY THERAPY/MASSAGE THERAPY), you will learn that sports massage has the following benefits:
- Increases range of motion
- Improves relaxation
- Encourages stress relief
- Helps to rehabilitate injuries
- Increases flexibility
- Improves blood flow
- Helps athlete mentally prepare for events
- Minimizes risk of injury in the future
- Relieves muscle tension
- Relieves arthritic pain
- Helps relieve pain for cancer patients
- Reduces pain and anxiety in patients that have a chronic illness
- Helps relieve joint pain for diabetics
some BENEFITs of aromatherapy
- Encourages relaxation and revitalizing the body physically and mentally
- Eases the symptoms of stiff, tired joints
- Encourages improved circulation and speeds up digestion
- Stress relief and improvement in sleep
- Alopecia areata (hair loss)
- Agitation, possibly related to dementia
- Reduction of pain and inflammation
- Wound healing
- Herpes infections
- Menopausal symptoms
- Antibiotic and antimicrobial
Ways in which essential oils can be used include:
- Many people use them to scent their homes or freshen up things like laundry.
- A safe and environmentally friendly alternative to man-made mosquito repellents,
- Diffuse in humidifier
- Apply directly onto the skin (as per specialist instructions)
- Ingest (as per specialist instructions)
- Dry evaporation
- Steam inhalation