Aromatherapy is the systematic use of essential oils for their therapeutic properties. These oils are found in plants, herbs, flowers, fruits and the bark, roots or resins of some trees. These oils contain dozens of complex chemicals that may assist in speeding healing, beautifying the skin or aiding you in a wide range of physiological and psychological issues.
They are then absorbed into the body by various means, usually the most enjoyable and relaxing being massage. In this way an aromatherapist can help in treating both medical and non-medical conditions. For centuries, mankind has used plants; many of them fragrant, in the treatment of common ailments, as well as in cosmetics and around the home and aromatherapy can be seen as a natural extension of these practices. Aromatherapy can help relax, uplift, revitalise or restore the body, mind and spirit depending on the oil used and is a natural aid in maintaining the body's own sense of balance and well-being, at the same time working on mood enhancement and ambience. It's hard to imagine a more enjoyable health treatment than a deep, relaxing massage accompanied by the aura and aroma of wonderful essential oils.
The benefits of this scented therapy are as many and varied as the oils available and your therapist will work with you to create your own special blend for any condition or situation that you are currently experiencing. Aromatherapy is very specific and personal to each client so an initial consultation, aroma test and patch test are required.
Warning: Aromatherapy oils are freely available but please take great care. Oils should not be used neat on the skin or ingested and many conditions have contraindications to certain oils. If in doubt, don't take the risk. Contact a qualified aromatherapist like myself.
A medical professional should always be consulted for any medical physiological and/or psychological conditions. Complementary therapies are not a substitute for, but work in conjunction with conventional medicines and the medical profession / care teams. Referral from a G.P. or healthcare team may be required in some cases.
Each session is tailored specifically to each clients requirements and following a full consultation and patch tests, blends can be selected for treatments and home use.
N.B. Patch test required at least 48 hours prior to treatment.
Cost of treatments:
90 Minute Session - The Real Full Body
(includes Neck, Back, Shoulders, Legs, Feet, Arms, Hands, Abdomen, Décolletage, Face & Scalp). – €70
60 Minute Session - (Areas can be selected and agreed prior to treatment) - €55
30 Minute Session - (Areas can be selected and agreed prior to treatment) – €40