Your aromatherapist will spend time during your first appointment questioning you about your medical history and general health. From this consultation they can decide what oils and techniques are best to treat your condition.
be recommended, this will be tailored to your individual needs and carried out as a full-body, head/facial or foot massage
using essential oils. The aromatherapist will use a combination of up to five different oils diluted in a 'carrier oil'. Carrier oil is needed because essential oils on their own are too strong to use neat. The carrier oil also helps reduce drag on the skin whilst the aromatherapist is massaging.
is not recommended for your condition, your aromatherapist will discuss alternative applications. This may include inhalation through nasal vapours or bath oils. These oils will be blended to your individual needs and generally are not available to the public.
After your treatment, you will be given time to relax and enjoy the benefits of aromatherapy. Many people find aromatherapy extremely relaxing and come away feeling refreshed. As the therapy uses massage, there may be some muscle soreness but this will pass after a day or so. Your aromatherapist will discuss the experience with you and advise you on further sessions. They will also recommend essential oils and products you can use at home.