Aromatherapy

The Benefits

Some of the health benefits of Aromatherapy include its ability to -

  • Reduce Anxiety and ease Depression
  • Help to manage Stress
  • Boost energy levels
  • Improve digestion
  • Eliminate Headaches
  • Boost cognitive performance
  • Help balance hormones
  • Manage Menopause symptoms
  • Induce Sleep
  • Reduce Blood Pressure

What does the treatment involve?

You will first complete a detailed consultation, this ensures that your treatment is tailored to your specific needs. Aromatherapists use over 50 essential oils, each having different therapeutic properties. A blend of 3 essential oils will then be chosen by you with expert guidance from your aromatherapist to ensure they contain therapeutic properties that are suited to your individual needs. A full Aromatherapy massage will last approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes with a back massage lasting 45 minutes. The massage will require you to remove most of your clothes but your modesty will be protected at all times. Your therapist will apply the oil blend to the skin and use a slow pressure point massage techniques to enable the oils to penetrate the skin deep into the blood stream. This will be at a pressure that is suited to you. After your treatment your therapist will give you privacy to re-dress then advise you on aftercare whilst giving you a drink of water. A course of up to 6 treatments may be recommended dependant upon what needs your are looking to address 

After your Treatment

  • Drink plenty of water or herbal tea to help with the elimination of toxins from the body
  • Do not shower or bathe for 8 hours to give the oils time to penetrate the skin to the blood stream
  • Do not sunbathe or use sunbeds for 24 hours - if phototoxic oils have been used this may cause the skin to burn
  • Avoid Tea, Coffee and Caffine drinks as caffine is a stimulant to the body and will not help you relax
  • Eat a light and healthy diet to allow your body to put its energy into healing
  • Rest and relax and avoid strenuous exercise after the treatment to help the body to heal itself
  • Avoid smoking and alcohol for 24 hours to eliminate more toxins being reintroduced into the body

Responses to your Treatment

It is normal to have any of the following responses to the treatment -

A worsening of your symptoms, feeling the need to sleep & sleeping well, feeling hot or cold, increased energy, frequent visits to the toilet, a slight rash for a short time, feeling emotional or upset, a headache, feeling irritable or restless, having a runny nose, increased sweating in the hands or feet, nausea, dizziness, Increased thirst.
Any symptoms should subside within 24 hours

Contact Us

Hummingbird Hideaway

43 The Crescent

Melton Mowbray

LE13 0NF

Phone: 07950733472 07950733472
E-mail: Hummingbirdhideaway@hotmail.com

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