Massage offers relaxation to the body.Â These days, there are different massage techniques that will relieve stress and relax your tired body. There are several variations like Swedish massage, Thai massage, Korean or aromatherapy massage.
Aromatherapy massage allows the use of oil, combined with essential oils that stimulate changes in the body through the scent of these oils. The wonderful experience increases sensations and can help in boosting the body’s immune system, thereby fighting various types of infection, internal or external.
The effectiveness of the aromatherapy can also be attributed to the type of oils used in the aromatherapy process. Some essential oils stimulate the body to heal itself better than the others.
If you decide to enjoy the benefits of a relaxing aromatherapy massage, it will be useful to know the different aromatherapy oils that can be used in the process.
The most common oils are lavender, sweet marjoram, and cypress oils. With a mixture of sweet almond oil, these essential oils can be used to massage the entire body and experience the soothing relief from the daily stress and fatigue that you go through.
It can be noted that in some studies, the effect of aromatherapy massage is the reduction of stress-producing hormones called Cortisol. These hormones are responsible for the internal tension caused by different emotional, mental or physical pressures. Aromatherapy massage also increases the immunity level in the bloodstream.
Further, studies showed that those who went through aromatherapy massage sessions exhibited positive response for the massage that was given to them, compared to those who went through control massages that some people find painful.
Sometimes to add to the relaxed feeling, aromatherapy massage sessions are highlighted with aromatherapy candles to reinforce the feeling of relaxation.
When choosing the essential oils that you will use for your next session, you have to make sure that you test your oils and candles for some possible allergic reactions that they can cause on your skin or in your body as a whole.
Once you have chosen the right oils, you are well prepared for a more enjoyable life, as a result of the relaxation that your body deserves every now and then.