Aromatherapy is a form of complementary therapy which uses essential oils for the treatment or prevention of disease. The soothing combination of beautiful aromas, massage, aromatic baths and other treatments all work to regulate, balance, heal and maintain your entire being by working with nature.
Essential oils consist of tiny aromatic molecules that are readily absorbed via the skin, and whilst breathing they enter the lungs and bloodstream to be carried around the body. Aromatherapy offers a wide range of highly effective treatments for both acute and chronic stages of illness and disease. However, aromatherapy can also be used regularly to strengthen the immune system, thereby establishing a preventative approach to overall health.
The aromatherapist takes into account a persons medical history, emotional condition, general health and lifestyle before planning a course of treatment. Backache, irritable bowel syndrome or headaches, for example, are often the result of stress and not actually a physical problem. By looking at the causes of the stress and providing treatments to ease and manage it, the aromatherapist will be able alleviate the condition.