Aromatherapy is a natural holistic therapy, using essential oils to promote health and well-being on many levels - physical, mental and emotional. Essential oils are concentrated plant essences, extracted form the leaves, roots, petals, bark and wood of plants and trees.
Aromatherapy can be of benefit to everyone and can be used to treat a wide range of disorders, including stress and tension, headaches, insomnia, digestive problems, back aches and muscular pain. It can also help in more chronic and serious conditions such as arthritis, heart disease and cancer. Although it is not a replacement for orthodox medical care, treatment from a professional aromatherapist can actively support the body's own healing processes, enhancing the health of both body and mind.
Following consultation, a combination of massage and individually chosen essential oils to enhance the circulation of the blood and lymph, helping to eliminate toxins, relax tense and tired muscles especially, but not exclusively, those around the neck, shoulders and lower back. One treatment is better than none, but regular treatments are recommended.