Imagine deeply breathing in the sensual aromas of essential oils uniquely handpicked for you, as you settle into a deep state of calm whilst relaxing into a full body massage. Allowing your mind to drift and the tension to melt away and when you come to, you find that your body and mind are balanced and your senses are invigorated.

Essential oils are highly concentrated plant oils that have multiple healing benefits for the human body. The simple act of breathing in tiny oil molecules causes a reaction in the brain’s limbic system, influencing emotions, nervous system, immune system, circulation, hormones, memory, heart rate and stress levels.

The healing properties of essential oils are either inhaled and enter your body through your lungs, or travel through the membranes of skin. Once absorbed the oils enter your organs and deeper tissues. This is where your healing begins to take place. 

The therapeutic properties that occur naturally within the plant are distilled while also harnessing the aromatic fragrance. The oils travel through your body and take effect rapidly. Here it interacts with your central nervous system which allows for gentle yet effective positive results.  Your bespoke blend can help you feel calmed, uplifted, energized, grounded, decongested or cleansed.

While relaxing into your essential massage you can take comfort in knowing that essential oils are potent at combating unwanted nasties such as some virus, fungal and bacterial infections.

Although the oils have many healing properties caution must be applied  as certain conditions are not appropriate for some oils, so please let your practitioner know if you have any medical conditions. It is also recommended not to eat a heavy meal or drink alcohol before an essential oil massage.


 

An essential oil massage is a wonderful, natural,  safe and gentle way to brighten your day whilst restoring harmonic balance within oneself. Come on in and invigorate your senses!

~ Suzzanne Sunner

 

To learn how an essential oil massage can assist you with your health concerns, book your initial consultation now.

 

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