Essential oil is an added therapy to any massage session, resulting in what is known as an aromatherapy massage. Massage therapy has been linked to short-term decrease in physical aches and pains and improved mood and adding an essential oil for an aromatherapy massage can potentially enhance the effect. Essential oils are concentrated plant molecules that are known to have scientific physical, mental and emotional effects and can truly elevate any massage experience. Stimulating oils to boost mood have been found effective and results showed a greater decrease in anxiety symptoms after massages with relaxing essential oils versus massage without aromatherapy.

Overall, aromatherapy has shown benefits for the following uses:

  • anxiety
  • depression
  • insomnia
  • nausea
  • pain

Regarding aromatherapy, our massage therapists would be able to recommend specific essential oils, and discuss what product and techniques they would use based on your needs. At The Luxe House, we specialize in the use of Ginger Oil, which has a warming effect. It can enhance concentration and it can soothe and reduce feelings of stress, sadness, anxiety, lethargy, agitation, dizziness, and fatigue. Suitable for use from head to toe, Ginger Oil also contributes to the health and cleanliness of the scalp, soothes dryness and itchiness, and enhances healthier hair growth by stimulating and improving circulation to the scalp. Specially used for our Women’s Health Therapy, Ginger Oil facilitates the elimination of toxins, boosts digestion, and eases discomforts of the stomach and bowel.

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