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Aromatherapy is the art and science of using plant oils in
treatment. The most common ways of use are massage and inhalation.
Various parts of plants are used, extracted by different methods to preserve
their powerful essences (life force) to treat mind, body and soul.
The essences are very small and volatile. When they
evaporate, they enter the body by the nasal passage and through the skin.
They affect the limbic system (which controls our emotional state of mind) to
produce therapeutic effects. In order to make a good synergistic
combination with the effects of massage, the essential oils and the interaction
between therapist and client, careful selection and blending of oils is
Various oils/blends have a host of effects, including
emotional, physical and mental.
Improves mental clarity
Relieves anxiety Diuretic
Possible effects after treatment include feeling relaxed,
sleepy, feeling light-headed or emotional, nausea, tiredness and excessive
Avoid washing the skin, using bath oils and alcohol
Drink plenty of water.
Have a light meal only.
Relax as much as possible.
Our sense of smell evokes a host of
memories and triggers emotions connected to the aromas. The power
of this natural phenomenon means that our noses will pick whatever oils
are needed by our bodies at one particular time; each time an
aromatherapy treatment is received, oils chosen will be unique to the
Essential oils from Direct Aromatherapy
are used for their purity and quality.