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THE BENEFITS OF AROMATHERAPY MASSAGE FOR MEN
THE BENEFITS OF AROMATHERAPY MASSAGE FOR MEN
Posted on
October 14, 2014
By CoolAroma

Aromatherapy is a widely known form of massage, yet it is often misunderstood. The immediate consensus on aromatherapy is that it’s a relaxing massage for a lazy, luxurious day. However, what most people don’t realize is that aromatherapy is more than just a “feel-good” treatment – it has tons of benefits, in addition to being extremely relaxing. 

Starting with the basics, an aromatherapy massage incorporates regular massage therapy while also using essential oils that are often added to the massage lotion. Essential oils are actually highly concentrated plant oils that have numerous benefits, and are what make the aromatherapy treatment so special.

How It Works

Our nostrils are connected to a part of the human brain known as the limbic system, which affects emotions, hormones, and the nervous system. Every time we inhale a message is actually sent to this limbic system through our sense of smell. Thus, when essential oils are inhaled, they send messages to the brain through this system in order to put into effect their healing properties. In addition to this, essential oils are also absorbed by the skin.

About Essential Oils

Every essential oil has its own healing property – some are calming while others are more energising, which is why the oils are picked to suit your needs. Some of the most common essential oils used include chamomile and lavender, which are both very calming. Rose, sage and neroli are more uplifting oils, while rosemary is commonly used for something more energising and cleansing. 

How Aromatherapy Massage Helps

Apart from the obvious benefit of extreme relaxation, aromatherapy massage is beneficial for the following:

  • Stress or emotionally induced conditions such as insomnia
  • Headaches
  • Back Pains
  • Immune system
  • Digestive System

As with any massage, aromatherapy massage should be avoided by people who have recently had surgery or have open wounds or skin rashes. 

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