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Therapeutic Aromatherapy

The art – and science – of using plant oils in treatment. Aromatherapy is a truly holistic therapy, taking into account the mind, body and spirit of the person seeking help. Aromatherapy as a complementary therapy has its roots in the most ancient healing practices of humankind, for the plants from which essential oils have been derived have been used for thousands of years in healing processes before the technique of distilling oils was discovered. It is in recent years that we are only now re-discovering the lost heritage of knowledge to the natural holistic therapy benefit plant based topical product can have. As a trained Aromatherapist I will look far beyond the application of essential oils for aroma, and will seek to help the whole person in maintaining a balance of mental, physical and spiritual health. Essential oils lend themselves readily to a sensitive and subtle approach, for each has many physical properties blended and tailored to treat a specific symptom after the consultation process. Essential oils are often balancing in their effects, helping …

Holistic Massage

Massage is a wonderful way to help release stress, and bring the receiver into a state of deep relaxation. Massage can lend its hand to a complementary palliative therapy. A holistic massage includes grounding and relaxation techniques as part of the treatment, with a deep relaxation technique and environment. With calming, soothing and uplifting diffused essence and topical preblended wax. Utilising a variety of movements to relieve pain, ease tense and tight muscles increase circulation and benefit the physical body in other ways. Applied to the superficial muscles, that is those muscles which are visible below the skin. A sense of of general feeling of mental wellbeing will usually result, and this is the important effect of relaxation experience after a holistic body massage. The benefit of body massage is cumulative, regular massage will prolong the feeling of wellbeing for ever increasing periods after each treatment. The method is to ensure that the massage physically encompasses the whole body and with that the consideration of the whole person in mind, body and spirit. As well …