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Monday        9.30am - 2.30pm

Tuesday         9.30am - 2.30pm & 7pm - 9pm

Wednesday   9.30am - 2.30pm

Thursday       9.30am - 2.30pm & 7pm - 9pm

Friday           9.30am - 2.30pm

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Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is the use of essential oils to promote healing and a feeling of well-being and relaxation. 

Essential oils are aromatic, volatile susbstances extracted from a single botanical source by distallation or expression. They extracted from various parts of plants.

 

Essential oils consist of tiny aromatic molecules that can be absorbed by the skin (after being added to a carrier oil).  These theraputic constituents enter the bloodstream and are carried around the body where they can deliver their beneficial healing powers. Their powers are also boosted by the fact that, at the same time they are applied to the skin, we are also inhaling their properties.

Our sense of smell is considered to be the strongest sense which can affect moods and emotions.  When essential oils are inhaled through the nose they travel to the olfactory system in the brain

The Aromatherapy Massage is a wonderfully gentle ritualistic massage concentrating on lymph drainage.  After a full consultation, essential oils specific to your emotional and physical needs will be blended into a carrier oil to be applied to your skin during your massage.

Benefits
  • Reduce stress and anxiety

  • Eases depression

  • Improves digestion

  • Improves sleep

  • Boosts energy levels

  • Reduces blood pressure

  • Balances hormones

  • Manages menopause symptoms

  • Strengthens the immune system

  • Boosts cognitive performance

Aftercare
  • Drink plenty of water to help your system flush out the toxins and waste.

  • Avoid alcohol and caffeinated drinks as these make your treatment less effective and can cause you to feel nauseous, lethargic and give you headaches.

  • Do not shower or bathe for 8 hours to give the oils time to penetrate through your skin into your bloodstream.

  • Do not sunbathe or use sunbeds for 24 hours as some oils are phototoxic and can cause the skin to burn.​

  • Rest and avoid strenuous activity to allow your body to continue to balance itself after the treatment.

  • ​Eat a light diet to enable the bloody supply to concentrate on feeding the areas that have been treated and to eliminate the toxins from your body.

You may experience some mild reactions stated below following the treatments.  

These are nothing to worry about, and are all part of the natural healing process.

These should not last for more than a day

or so, after which you will more than likely feel calmer and better in yourself.  If you

are at all worried please feel free to contact me for further advice.       

Nausea, headaches, tiredness, aching muscles, tingling limbs, heightened emotions, light headedness, increase in urination, mild flu-like symptoms​, thirst, change in appetite, systems exacerbated.