June 7th, 2018
Essential oils are an important part of every massage therapy. It’s important to pick them wisely.
Here’s a list of the top essential oils:
1. Hinoki Essential Oil
Derived from the Japanese Cypress, the Hinoki Essential Oil has a spicy yet lemony aroma and has been in use since time immemorial. It gives a energizing feeling that spreads a sense of calm in the nerves.
2. Angelica Essential Oil
If you’re looking for something to soothe both your muscles and your nerves, then this is your best bet. It derives its name from the ‘Oil of Angels’ and is widely known for its ability to promote happiness, fight insomnia, improve digestion and alleviate stress!
3. Geranium Essential Oil
This oil derived from the germanium plant is an instant mood uplifter. Its aroma relaxes muscles and provides relaxation to spasm almost instantly. It also goes a long way in revitalizing body tissues. It comes in a lot of varieties and blends making this oil the perfect way to relax the muscles!
4. Lavender Essential Oil
This is one of the most popular essential oils around. The sweet and pleasant aroma creates a soothing atmosphere and helps the body to adapt to stress. It promotes peaceful sleep, boosts stamina and energy levels and helps in relaxation!
5. Coriander Essential Oil
This comes from the Cilantro plant, is sweet and warm and brings about a soothing and relaxing atmosphere. It works wonders on promoting digestion, boosts the circulatory system and goes a long way in promoting a healthy pancreas. If your main aim is to promote a healthy digestive system, then this should definitely be your pick!
Essential oils are popular world over for their soothing and calming effect. They can be used in combination with every massage therapy. The benefit? It makes even intense massages such as Deep Tissue & Sports Massage, relaxing. Whenever you go in for a massage next, make sure you ask your therapist to use essential oils as well!