Many people are not aware of aromatherapy massage and the positive benefits aromatherapy massage therapy provides.
Aromatherapy massage offers relief from pain
Aromatherapy massage has been shown to provide effective pain relief when it is used in conjunction with other treatments such as deep tissue massage. Essential oils like sage used along with massage therapy are effective at reducing pain and discomfort associated with overworked muscles and tired muscles making aromatherapy massage a great addition to traditional massage therapy.
As well as alleviating pain from an injury sustained on the sports field, aromatherapy can benefit those that are suffering from other kinds of pain, including tension headaches, chronic pain and menstrual pains. For all these reasons, this kind of massage is a natural and very effective solution.
Aromatherapy massage also relieves the pain of sports injuries, relieves the pain from tension headaches, chronic overall pain, as well as relieves joint pain. Aromatherapy massage is a safe, and drug-free way to manage pain.
Aromatherapy massage improves circulation
Aromatherapy massage is known to improve circulation, which brings a range of benefits to everyone from athlete’s, occasionally active people, and benefits to those trying to lose weight or manage their weight. Massage improves circulation helping you to loosen tense muscles.
The use of certain essential oils further adds to the effect of therapeutic massage in improving blood flow and lowering blood pressure, making it an excellent complementary treatment.
Aromatherapy massage helps manage stress
Stress is a major contributor to day to day things like getting colds, getting the flu and overall well-being. Many people indulge in a weekly aromatherapy massage treatment to unwind after a stressful week at work, or enjoy a series of spa services while they are on vacation – even if it’s a stay at home vacation.
Aromatherapy massage helps manage mood
If you suffer from depression, you can also benefit from aromatherapy massage since it been shown to have an effective way of managing the physical symptoms of depression. You’re probably familiar with the body pains and feeling of being unwell when you’re depressed.
Certain essential oils help lift your mood and are often recommended along with regular massage in conjunction with other conventional therapies and medication for depression.
Aromatherapy massage can also be used to manage anxiety. Your blood pressure goes up, your body tightens, and muscles hurt when you have an anxiety attack. Aromatherapy massage helps relax your system and promotes a sense of well-being, helping to alleviate recent panic attacks and hopefully avoid another panic attack.
Whether you’re a seasoned athlete, occasionally active, or have a condition like depression or anxiety, aromatherapy offers ways to enhance your day to day life through relaxation and stress management.
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