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Whole Body Healing with Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is a delightful treatment for your senses and can yield incredible benefits for your mind and sense of well-being. At Jupiter Massage & Pilates aromatherapy can be incorporated into your massage with the use of highly concentrated plant oils, called essential oils, added to the massage cream These oils may be extracted from flowers, seeds, leaves, roots, or fruit and are formulated to work in harmony with the body.

The inhaled aroma from these essential oils is widely believed to stimulate brain function. Essential oils can also be absorbed through the skin, where they travel through the bloodstream and can affect heart rate, stress level, blood pressure, breathing, memory, digestion, and the immune system, promoting whole body healing.

Because so many areas of the body can be stimulated through aromatherapy, there are many ways in which this technique can be beneficial. Aromatherapy massage is particularly suited to conditions involving stress or improving emotionally-…