Aromatherapy massage is different from all other types of massage as it uses plant parts extract. These extracts are available in concentrated form known as essential oils. These oils are extracted from plant parts like bark, roots, leaves, stems etc. They can be used in hydrotherapy and can also be used in your homes for facial and bathing. Aromatherapy does not include false oils which are made up of certain chemicals just scented with the fragrance. Real aromatherapy lies in therapeutic effects of essential oils.
The working of aromatherapy lies in connection of nose with brain. Brain is associated with nose through limbic system. When oils are applied to the body, effervescence releases which is inhaled by nose. This reaches to brain and thus affecting heart beat, blood pressure, digestion, respiration, immune system etc. They are also absorbed by skin pores which directly reach blood.
Essential oils used in aromatherapy are mixed with the normal massage oils or some other carrier oil. A therapist can mix up to five- six oils in a massage. These oils depend upon the type of massage you need and according to your body requirements. For e.g.: for cleansing and energizing rosemary oil is considered as best, for a relaxed massage lavender or bergamot oil is preferred, for sore and swelled muscles peppermint or eucalyptus oil is used, to calm your body geranium or chamomile oil is advised.
Essential oils prepared are available in very concentrated form so it is harmful to apply them directly. They are diluted by mixing them with some carrier oils. These oils when enter the body affects the mood and their positive fragrance help in energizing the individual.
When you move to any health clinic first of all you will notice its calm ambience. The place is generally decorated with flowers and scented candles everywhere. Interior colors are so calm that they attract positive energy towards you. Your masseur will first make you comfortable by making you lie down on a comfortable couch. After that they unclothe you and apply jasmine oil or any other oil to discard negative energy out of you. This is then spread to whole body applying constant pressure. Special attention is given to areas most prone to pain like lower back, neck and shoulders. Every massage technique is applied in aromatherapy. After a relaxing massage you take a bath and then herbal tea is offered.
Aromatherapy is considered of large importance in stressful conditions and it also improves your mental and emotional state. They alleviate the stress and multiply the healing process. With the muscles knots loosening they allow free flow of blood and oxygen in the body. This helps in strengthening your immune system. It increases joint flexibility and allows tension free muscle movement. It cures headache and insomnia problems. Promotes smooth digestion and reduces body pain. Besides this, these oils have cosmetic properties that are beneficial for your skin and hair. They can be mixed in your bathing water for whole day freshness within you with a sweet fragrance. Most of the oils also have antiviral, antifungal and antiseptic properties.
All over the world there are so many health clinics with experienced therapists. You can also choose your best massage health clinic from Sydney as there is a no. of professionals there. Health clinics in Sydney have every facility from manicure, pedicure and head bath to swimming, gymnasium and steam bathrooms.