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What is aromatherapy massage?

Imagine having your back rubbed by seasoned hands as you relax in a room which is full of fragrances from essential oils. Imagine basking in the therapeutic effects of various herbs and oils as you get your muscles kneaded and pressed. The whole scenario seems to represent heaven itself! This technique is known as aromatherapy massage and has grown to become a very popular therapy for relaxation.

What are the benefits of aromatherpay massage?

The benefits of aromatherapy when combined with the act of massage therapy produce a result which is unearthly. The aroma of evaporating herbs and oils produce a significant increase in the happiness levels of the body and relaxation levels of the mind. It is a great way to rid yourself of regular stress and replace it with soothing relaxation by extending the effects of massage therapy with aromatherapy.

As mentioned above, the goodness of aromatherapy when combined with the restorative benefits of a good massage gives some great results. The therapy is very helpful for a variety of issues and offers numerous benefits. These benefits include the following:

Relief from stress and anxiety

Stress and anxiety relief is the most common reason why people go for massage therapy and when you add the goodness of aromatherapy to the procedure, the result is just what you need.
Certain essential oils such as Roman chamomile essential oil and lavender essential oil are used for stress relief sessions.
The geranium essential oil helps the mind to release all its negative feelings and when in used in conjunction with massage, the results are quite relieving and relaxing.

Relief from different types of pains and aches

Aromatherapy massage promotes the circulation of blood and boosts the flow of oxygenated blood to various tissues of the body.
Mint and rosemary essential oils are used to enhance blood circulation in the body and relax the muscles.
Massaging certain tissues with aromas adding to the experience really helps decrease pain.

Improvement in immunity

Aromatherapy can be used to boost the immune system of the body.
Lemon essential oil and lavender essential oil, for instance, are known for having a very positive impact on immunity and the massage only enhances its effects.

Recovery from digestion problems

Aromatherapy massage can also aid in improving your digestion and helping you get rid of problems like constipation.
Peppermint essential oil makes for a great way to extend the effects of your massage therapy to more than just tissue pain.

Increased recovery speed

If you are currently suffering from a sports injury, it is very beneficial to get a massage.
You can add krill oil to the session and boost your recovery speed.

Aromatherapy massage is a great way to achieve some great results for your mind, body, and spirit and everyone should try it for its many benefits.

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