Aromatherapy massage is an ancient technique and has been used for many centuries. The massage provides increased healing power, stress reduction, and pain relief. There are many essential oils which are used during the massage which are usually inhaled or applied on the body. The use of these oils helps to soothe and relax the client thereby assisting in the healing procedure of the mind, body, and soul. There are also psychological benefits from an aromatherapy massage as most of the stress hormones will be reduced after this therapy. The history of the massage technique can be traced back to the ancient Egyptians, Romans, Chinese, Indians, and Greeks.
In recent years, this type of massage has become extremely popular as researchers have found that Aromatherapy massage can bring great relief from pain and inflammation. Positive memories and feelings are also accented during the procedure which helps reduce the anxiety of the client. Lavender, rose, peppermint, rosemary, and lemon are some of the different essential oils which can be used. Each oil has a property which helps in releasing certain neurochemicals. Rose is used for diminishing fear and rosemary can be found to increase flexibility and motion.
When a client inhales a particular scent, it helps to clear the mind and bring out emotions and memories which aid in the healing factor. All humans have different associations with the many types of smells and a soothing essential oil when combined with the right massage technique can work wonders for the body. At WestBay Spa, you can select a massage session which will last 60 or 90 minutes depending on what you like. The massage therapists can use the various techniques of slow and rhythmic strokes to treat common illnesses like hair loss, insomnia, agitation, pain, and itching.