Essential Oils And Their Benefits
Benefits of Essential Oils and Aroma Therapy Massage
Our EARLY ancestors would use aromatic substances lavishly on a daily basis. Records from cultures in antiquity such as the Greeks, Romans, Egyptians, Chinese, Indians and Persians all tell of perfumed, scented barks, resins, spices,oils and aromatic waters all being used medicine, bathing, astrology, embalming, ritual and courting.
Most of the time scents would have been developed through trial and error because our ancient ancestors did not have modern science labs to validate create and classify the oils and document their effect on the body and mind. Back in 1937 Gattefosse came up with the term “Aromatherapy”. He documented in great detail the properties of essential oils and methods conveying how they should be applied, while noting healing and medicinal properties such as their antiseptic, anti-viral and anti-inflammatory and bacterial properties. He actually fell upon the healing properties of essential oils when he burned his hand and noticed when he applied lavender the burn soon alleviated and healed.
In today’s world we can use and enjoy the healing benefits of these oils while applying a modern scientific insight of their therapeutic effects. Scientific research have verified what the ancients carried out based on trial error and observation. In the 21st century oils are used on a daily basis for countless purposes. Many essential oils are used in hospitals to encourage healing, they are used at work to enhance productivity and at home to create a sense of relaxation and ambience or even to facilitate the treatment of minor ailments.
Essential oils in conjunction with massage is very powerful and although a new concept in recent times was practiced all over the globe but countless ancient cultures. Our wise ancestors new full well the benefits that would help the participant. Learn more about our massage therapy.
Aromatherapy is the use of 100% natural essential oils via a variety of applications and always to promote mind and body well being.
Your aromatherapy journey begins here at Body Revival Massage. Quality is critical when seeking therapeutic gains, synthetic substitutes will just not do. Pay us a visit. You won’t be disappointed.