Aromatherapy, the use of essential oils, is an art and science of extracting a plants volatile oils bringing forth its aromatic essences to help balance and promote the health of body, mind, spirit and emotions; helping to assist in enhancing an individual’s innate healing process. When used correctly, the essential oils may provide psychological and physical well-being. Over 90 essential oils are extracted with different methods used depending on the plant. The essential oils can be used in various ways, from massage, bath, diffuser to direct inhalation. The scent effects the olfactory system signaling the limbic system to the brain.
A client can request an appointment for the first consultation by phone or video call. An Aromatherapy Assessment Form will be provided to the client by email (this can be completed prior to consultation) to provide information for a Personal Aromatherapy Blend to be created. Please allow 20-30 minutes for the first consultation.
Depending on each client, the blend might be in the form of an inhaler, a balm, massage oils, hydrosol, roll-on or diffuser drops (or a combination of 2-3 of these options, equivalent to 3-4 oz.).
ThePersonal Aromatherapy Blend will be provided approximately one week after the consultation The initial Personal Aromatherapy Blend is included in the price of the first consultation.
Safety advice Essential oils are highly concentrated; the potency can be toxic if used incorrectly. Care and use of essential oils is very important. The list provided below addresses basic information, this list is not a complete safety reference. If more information is needed, please contact a qualified local aromatherapist. · Keep away from heat, essential oils are flammable liquids. Store essential oils in a cool dry place. · Keep out of the reach of children. Consult an aromatherapist prior to using essential oils on babies or children. · Consult an aromatherapist prior to using if pregnant. · Consult your doctor if you have a medical condition and/or are taking any medication or type of medical treatment to make certain it is safe to use essential oils together with any prescribed treatment. · Avoid contact with the mouth area and eyes, do not take internally. · Do not apply essential oils undiluted to the skin, this can cause irritation (some exceptions to this rule include Lavender). · If you have sensitive skin, performing a small patch test prior to using an essential oil blend is recommended. · Phototoxic essential oils should not be applied to the skin before direct exposure to sunlight, this may cause skin sensitization and/or skin discoloration in bright sunlight. (e.g. Bergamot, citrus oils; please consult an aromatherapist for additional information).