Adding Aromatherapy To Your Massage Session

A nice way to treat your clients is by adding aromatherapy to their session. Essential oils can be used to stimulate the different chakras during their treatment as well as be very beneficial for the patient. Below is a chart with the different chakras, where to find them and what oils can be used. Although a few different oils are mentioned per chakra it is only necessary to use one per point.

The seventh chakra:

Located at the top of the head can be stimulated with peppermint, rose and frankincense,.

Emotional Effects: Emotional imbalance, frustration, feeling tired.
Physical Effects: Exhaustion, Alzheimer’s, epilepsy, coma.

The sixth chakra:

Located in the middle of the forehead can also be stimulated with peppermint, lemon and pine. Use caution when applying so that none of the oil goes into the eyes.

Emotional effects: Imagination, pessimism, self-pity, idealism, arrogance, lack of concentration.
Physical Effects: Migraines, sleeplessness, catarrh, sinus problems, hay fever, poor vision, ear problems.

The fifth chakra:

Located at the throat can be stimulated with eucalyptus, rosemary, cypress and basil.

Emotional Effects: Dishonesty, criticism, over- talkative, self-righteous, inconsistency.
Physical Effects: Vocal cord, sore throat, thyroid problems, hearing difficulties, asthma, allergies, anemia, imbalances of all kinds.

The forth chakra:

Located at the heart can be stimulated with orange, geranium, jasmine, mandarin and tangerine.

Emotional Effects: Over-protectiveness, greed, anger, possessiveness, selfishness, conditional love, fearing rejection.
Physical Effects: Heart and blood circulation, lungs and respiration, immune system, thymosin hormones, touch/sensation.

The third chakra:

Located at the solar plexus can be stimulated with lavender, marjoram, cedar wood and juniper.

Emotional Effects: Emotional instability, anger, judgmental, insecurity.
Physical Effects: Digestive/metabolic, stomach ulcers.

The second chakra:

Located around the naval can be stimulated with ylang ylang, sandalwood, clary sage and bergamot.

Emotional Effects: Desire, jealousy, anger, feeling of guilt, possibility of frigidity or impotence.
Physical Effects: Sexual reproduction, estrogen/progesterone/testosterone, balance, liquids within the body.

The first chakra:

Located at the base of the spine can be stimulated with myrrh, patchouli, vetiver, rosewood and thyme.

Emotional Effects: Fear, lack of confidence, compulsive behavior, nervous instability.
Physical Effects: Kidneys, spine, secretion, sense of smell.

Your clients will enjoy the different aromas as well as their effects on mind, body and soul.

Aromatherapy for your Emotions
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~ by 1bizzybee on February 13, 2010.

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