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What is Aromatherapy

Fay Chapple

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The Scent of Well Being!

Aromatherapy is the use of volatile plant oils, including essential oils, for psychological and physical well-being.

It is a proven, ancient, effective therapy that has eased distress in thousands of individuals over hundreds of years.

At the start of an Aromatherapy treatment, you will be asked a series of health related questions to help choose the oils appropriate to your individual health needs.

The essential oils used in Aromatherapy are mixed with a carrier oil and, through different massage techniques, are absorbed into the skin. The client is always covered with towels for modesty and warmth during the massage . The massage is gentle and rhythmic, incorporating both acupressure points, energetic healing and lymphatic drainage massage techniques

An aromatherapy treatment is light, rhythmical and soothing. It is especially beneficial in relieving the effects of stress related complaints as it helps to balance the system and acts as a tonic to the flow of blood and lymph.

Aromatherapy massage can:

  • increase nutrient supply and relieve muscle spasm
  • stimulate blood circulation
  • provide pain relief
  • stimulate lymph circulation
  • improve secretory functions of glands
  • increase mobility
  • assist in relaxation, stress management and psychological well-being
  • Aromatherapy can be used to treat a thousand and one different ailments from Irritable Bowel Syndrome to Depression and Travel Sickness to Stress.

De-stressing the body and mind through massage and aromatic oils can optimize your health, well-being, and enjoyment of life. True health is a matter of harmony between body, mind, and spirit, and once this is achieved, the healing can begin through the body's own innate wisdom.


Fay Chapple is an International Feng Shui Expert, award winning Interior Decorator and Life Coach, and is Principal of the award winning Home & Life Design Firm Blue Avalon.

Blue Avalon specializes in Interior Decorating, Feng Shui and Abundant Living. Blue Avalon is the publisher of The Blue Avalon Journal, a monthly e-zine packed with ideas, tips and insider secrets! To subscribe log on to our site at and you'll receive a bonus book, The Number One Feng Shui Secret That Will Transform Your Life!

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