Aroma therapy massage
Aroma therapy massage uses the qualities of essential oils as a focus, rather than the massage. The masseuse will blend oils that can treat certain health problems and will apply the oils gently onto the body. The most popular reason to use aroma therapy massage is to release stress. Essential oils can help the body and mind relax. By applying the oils gently the aroma therapy massage is experienced as a relaxing and comfortable way of getting a massage.
Essential oils work in two different ways; when the oils are applied to the body the skin will absorb the oil and will pass it on via the blood stream to several organs and when the essential oils are inhaled they will pass to the brain which can help it relax. Therefore the essential oils used in aroma therapy massage can help treat the body and mind. By gently massaging the oils onto the skin the muscles and brains tend to relax even more. The masseuse will use gentle strokes to apply the oils and let the aroma therapy do its work. The light touch