Aromatherapy & Massage
Essential oils have been used for thousands of years to help promote health and well-being. Specific essential oils in aromatherapy may help in the following ways; induce relaxation, calm the mind, counteract stress, ease tension and frustration.
Selected essential oils used in conjunction with massage therapy may help in a number of ways:
- improve blood circulation to the muscles and tissues
- detoxify the body by clearing away toxins
- calm the body
- relax the mind
- relieve stress and contribute to a greater sense of well-being
Couples may find that using essential oils at home and regular aromatherapy massages may help to provide physical and emotional support when planning for a baby. Always consult a qualified therapist for advice and guidance before using essential oils. Some essential oils may not be safe to use while trying to conceive and during pregnancy.