STRESSED? Or sore? Or angsty? There’s an oil for that. We love the idea that just a few drops added to your Aromatherapy Massage can create a totally natural solution for just about every mind-body struggle. We all know lavender is supposed to chill us out and it’s no surprise that punchy peppermint perks us up and loosens our muscles, but what if we’re dealing with feels that are more complex? There’s essential oil for that too!
Aromatherapy is a very old from of treatment, ranging back almost 6,000 years. The Ancient Egyptians, Chinese, Indians, Romans, andGreeks used aromatic oils for healing, as perfumes, and in religious ceremonies. Over the last century, scientists have demonstrated the healing qualities of many essential oils. In World War I, practitioners used these compounds to treat burns, wounds, infections, and even gangrene. In addition to physical healing, essential oils offer many personal and psychological benefits.
Essential oils are 100 percent natural, highly concentrated plant essences. There are more than 3,000 essential oils out there, each with its own therapeutic qualities. You name the ailment, and there’s an essential oil that could relieve it. They’re used to treat pain, muscle spasms, stiffness, depression, insomnia, asthma, congestion, hypertension, and the list goes on.
Here is a common list of ailments and oils that have been found to alleviate symptoms:
• Lack of energy: eucalyptus, grapefruit, lemongrass, rosemary
• Stress: lavender, clary sage, lemon
• Inflammation: German chamomile, helichrysum
• Insomnia: Roman chamomile, clary sage, marjoram, patchouli
• Depression: nutmeg, lemon, bergamot, anise
Aromatherapy massage can be either a deep or smooth massage which includes the use of essential oils. The oil of your choice is typically added to a non scented massage cream so that the oils can penetrate the body through the skin. Besides smelling great essential oils can affect your mood, alleviate pain, help the body detoxify and depending on the oil selected have many other benefits. Sacred Hour offers a range of aromas by Naturopathic to invigorate your body, mind and spirit with high grade aromatherapy blends. Choose from:
“Chill” prized by herbalists for their relaxing effect, the sweet apple-like notes of Chamomile blended with sparkling citrus notes of Lemon Verbena and Neroli Blossoms and then delicately layered with the hypnotic powers of Bee Balm to calm anxious thoughts, soothe frayed nerves or promote rest and relaxation.
“Re-Boot” with invigorating Lemongrass, Peppermint and Holy Basil to energize the senses.
“Meditation” made with ancient sacred oils of Sandalwood and Frankincense blended together with grounding essences of Ginger Root, Clove, Cardamom and Sweet Orange. Practice mindfulness and promote clarity with daily meditation.
“Inspire” a creative combination of rich Balsam Fir needles, juicy Pink Grapefruit, Red Mandarin and mood-balancing St. John’s Wort to encourage self-confidence and ground the emotions.
Call 216-228-9750 or book online to experience one of these sensational essential oils.
Aromatherapy massages available at both Lakewood and Rocky River locations.
30 min $ 60
60 min $ 80
75 min $ 100
90 min $ 115