Aromatherapy treatments offered in Kon Mar:
- Full body massage
- Back massage
- Face massage
- Creams and bath oils
Aromatherapy is the systematic use of essential oils from plants in holistic treatments. Essential oils are used in massage, baths, creams, hydrolytes, shampoos or via inhalation in order to treat medical and non-medical condition. The overall effects of Aromatherapy are stress reduction, bringing the body & mind into equilibrium, healing and support of the immune system.
Plants have been used to improve health and well-being since the early days of human kind. Essential oils are obtained from the plants and their chemical structure is highly complex. They are safe and extremely beneficial when used by a trained Aromatherapist.
Specific effects of Aromatherapy are:
The skin– improves elasticity, improves healing of the scar tissue, reduction of stretch marks, makes skin softer, improves skin tone, increases production of new cells, and balances the sebum of the skin which can aid in reducing acne.
The vascular system– depending on the oil used they can decrease blood pressure (hypertensive properties), increase blood pressure (hypertensive properties), dilate capillaries (rubefacient properties), or constrict capillaries (tonic properties).
The lymphatic system– increases the production of antibodies, stimulate the removal of harmful microorganisms, and aids in reducing cellulite, bloating, and fluid retention.
The nervous system– relaxes an overactive system, reduces pain, and relieves insomnia, stress, tension, grief, balances eating habits, and helps in the case of convalescence and weakness.
The skeletal and muscular systems– increases the removal of lactic acid, (immobile muscle, joints) , reduces uric acid build-up ( gout) , and relieves inflammation and swelling (arthritis).
The endocrine system– balances reproductive hormones,relieves menopausal and menstrual problems, may control appetite, helps to balance the production of thyroid gland and adrenal cortex hormones.
The reproductive system– decreases problems of pre-menstrual tension and menopause (cramps, anxiety depression, fluid retention),relieves prostate problems.
The digestive system– relives IBS and intestinal problems (indigestion, constipation, flatulence).
The respiratory system– clearing of mucus, relieving symptoms of cold, flu, bronchitis.
The urinary system– helps to clear infection and encourage urine production.
The immune system– antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, reduces fever, promotes sweating, and strengthens immunity, thus preventing infection and disease.