Aromatherapy in Fenton, MO: Essential Oils are used during an aromatherapy session to promote healthy function of many body systems, aid in pain relief and encourage better stress relief. The therapist will help educate you on oil use as well if you are interested in using essential oils outside of the massage session.
Whether applied on the skin or inhaled, Essential Oils are an amazing, alternative treatment for infections, stress, and other common health problems. While there are many different methods, aromatherapy accesses and cultivates the unique qualities of different Essential Oils in order to help relax the mind, body, and soul during your massage session.
Applications of Essential Oils During Aromatherapy
One of the most common and effective applications of aromatherapy involves direct inhalation. During the direct inhalation method, our therapists place the correctly measured amount of Essential Oil on a cotton ball or tissue athat is then placed under the face cradle (during your massage therapy session). This is especially popular for Essential Oils that are designed to help with respiratory or sinus conditions as well as the psychological benefits of a good smell!
Applying the mixture topically is another common practice. The therapist will mix the essential oils into the massage lotion and apply the mixture directly on your skin during the massage. Because of the potency of some of our oils, this method of application is not always available dependent upon the type of Essential Oil being used.
System Benefits of Aromatherapy
Essential Oils used during aromatherapy are made using dozens of different medicinal plants, herbs, roots, trees and flowers that are grown across the globe. Aromatherapy using these oils have proven, powerful effects on improving physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. Here are some of the more common benefits aromatherapy produces:
• Circulatory system
• Endocrine system (hormones and all components)
• Integumentary system (skin and all components)
• Musculoskeletal system (muscles, bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and all other components)
• Nervous system
• Respiratory system