Aromatherapy massage is a deeply relaxing, highly gentle massage using essential oils which aids relaxation, improves the mood and energy while easing pain and treating all medical health and well-being conditions.
The blend of essential oils used for this massage would be created to suit the patient’s health and wellbeing, this is usually following a consultation. All health issues, medical history, lifestyle and medications are taken into account and a blend that is suitable is created for the patient. This can be made into an oil or lotion and is the media that is massaged into the body. These oils have an effect then on the body for up to 7 days, sometimes longer depending on the persons constitution.
These blends can also be created for the patient to take home in the forms of oils, lotions, shower gels, bath oils, room sprays, wax melts for instance but may require an additional fee (please see aromatherapy products for more details).
In general, aromatherapy massage is very safe, suitable for babies, children, adults, and the elderly as this is performed by a qualified aromatherapist who has selected the essential oils, carrier oils and the strengths based on your consultation.
As with all the treatments though aromatherapy oils and massage are very powerful healing tools and may cause you to experience some mild reactions while the body is rebalancing itself.
These common side effects include:
• Dizziness, Nausea or light headedness as you get up (lowers BP)
• Cold or flu like symptoms
• altered toilet habits
• Altered perspiration
• Deep vivid dreams or difficulty in sleeping
• Aching and soreness in the body
These reactions are temporary and should clear in 24 hours theses are positive signs that your body has responded to the treatment.
Aromatherapy massage Aftercare Advice.
To gain the most from your Aromatherapy treatment, its recommended to do the following:
Increase your water intake over the following 7 days to enhance the detoxification process, you could also try more herbal or fruit teas and juices to assist the process.
Avoid all stimulants including: caffeine, alcohol, energy drinks, nicotine / tobacco products, vaping or recreational drugs for 24 - 48 hours after the treatment and 12 - 24 hours prior to treatment.
Avoid strenuous activities, heavy exercise or long drives for 24 hours after treatment, your body needs time for Rest and Relaxation.
Avoid hot baths, Showers, Swimming, Saunas, direct sunlight, Sunbeds or Sunbathing for 12 - 24 hours after treatment to prevent oil interaction and improve absorption rate.
Try to reduce stress, maybe try light exercise, going for a walk, breathing or mediation to help.
Avoid having any other treatments for 48 hours afterwards to prevent interactions occurring.
Follow any specific aftercare advice given following the treatment.
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