Aromatherapy is the practice of using the natural oils extracted from flowers, bark, stems, leaves, roots or other parts of a plant to enhance psychological and physical well-being.
The inhaled aroma from essential oils has been shown to stimulate brain function. Essential oils are also absorbed through the skin, moving through the bloodstream to promote healing everywhere in the body.
Aromatherapy is a popular and proven alternative therapy, used for a variety of applications including pain relief, mood enhancement and increased cognitive function.
There are a wide number of essential oils available, each with its own healing properties.
Probably the most popular method of aromatherapy application is massage. Blending drops of essential oil with carrier lotions e.g. almond oil, cocoa butter, shea butter, affects both the body's physiology and phycology, depending on which essential oils are used.
Peppermint is known to energise the senses whereas lavender is well known as a relaxing agent. The olfactory sense is triggered using essential oils during massage, and oils are absorbed into the skin and ultimately the blood stream to produce healing effects.
Consultation & treatment
60 minutes - £45
30 minutes - £30
Practitioners: Sara Macdonald
“I come away from my appointment feeling calm and rejuvenated.”