Our luxury spa can infuse any massage service with the benefits of aromatherapy scents and oils to deepen the effects of the massage by enhancing the massage’s effects of relaxation and rejuvenation. Some very common aromatherapy products include essential oils, soaps, and candles. The word aromatherapy comes from the Latin word aroma meaning fragrance (or Greek, meaning “seasoning; any spice or sweet herb”) and therapy meaning treatment.
The idea of aromatherapy is nothing new; it has been around since the time of the Ancient Egyptians. The oils were extracted from various plants and used across multiple cultures for healing and relaxation. Today, aromatherapy is used for relaxing and rejuvenation. It is believed to help the blood circulate properly, increase the amount of oxygen in the blood, and enhance the immune system.
Benefits you can achieve with aromatherapy:
- Aromatherapy will improve your mood. One essential oil that is used in aromatherapy is rosemary. So many studies have shown that rosemary helps to boost one’s mood, and it provides a feeling of contentment. In addition, it also regulates the production of cortisol, which is also known as the stress hormone.
- Aromatherapy may induce better sleep habits. Trouble sleeping? Then aromatherapy can be the answer to your sleeping problem. No need to toss and turn on your bed or pop sleeping pills to get a decent night’s sleep. Essential oils used in aromatherapy will help stimulate your brain, specifically your limbic system. In can relax your nerves and your entire body making you feel refreshed, and also relaxed and calm at the same time. Later you will be ready for a good night of restful sleep.
- Aromatherapy will improve your skin. Aromatherapy aids several skin conditions. Use Jojoba oil is the nearest thing to the natural sebum found in our skin. If you have dry skin, aromatherapy oils can re-hydrate and eliminate ashy or flaky skin. Aromatherapy can help you maintain a moist and youthful skin. Other serious skin conditions such as psoriasis and eczema have been seen to improve as well.