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Harmony Holistics Wirral

​​Harmony Holistics Wirral is committed to providing the highest quality complementary therapy service to our client's meeting our clients needs "holistically".

Everyday life, with its usual stresses, can cause imbalances in our body and mind. In addition, illnesses, injury or disease create further demands preventing the body from functioning in a balanced way. Reflexology, Aromatherapy, Reiki, Deep Tissue massage, Hot Stones massage, Indian Head massage and Crystal Therapy can all assist the process of "re-balancing" the body and mind, relieve tension in muscles to help improve general well being.

Harmony Holistics Wirral provides tailor made Reflexology, Aromatherapy massage, Reiki, Indian Head Massage, Deep Tissue massage, Crystal Therapy and Facial reflexology treatments. We use high quality essential oils specifically blended for each client, rather than pre blended oils.

Go to Harmony Holistics Wirral training to see what courses are available!

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Aromatherapy massage

By Debbie Hurst | November 26, 2020

Aromatherapy massage

Aromatherapy massage

What is it? How does it differ from other massages?

Aromatherapy massage is a lovely relaxing massage that incorporates the use of essential oils. These oils are extracted from plants, trees, bushes – from their leaves, flowers, bark etc.

Each essential oil can have many different healing properties, and a qualified aromatherapist will combine the correct oils, mixed with a carrier oil (like sweet Almond oil, or sunflower oil) to ensure the correct blend is achieved and you needs are met, physically, emotional and spiritually.

The oils can produce a powerful effect on the body. They enter the body in 2 ways:-

Aromatherapy massage
  • Via the olfactory system (nose) to the brain/limbic system (the seat of our emotions)
  • Via application to the skin where they are absorbed and enter the bloodstream.

So, an aromatherapy massage will benefit you not only from having a positive, long stroke, light touch massage, which in itself is calming, and sends messages to the brain that you are safe and secure, but also because of the incorporation of the essential oils, which contain a number of healing properties.

Other massages like Swedish massage, deep-tissue and sports massage, are less gentle and do not incorporate the use of essential oils. Instead they tend target specific areas of the body where more direct and forceful techniques are required.

Which oils are suitable?

Your qualified therapist will do a detailed consultation with you to establish which oils they think are suitable, depending on your medical history and the reason for your massage.

Aromatherapy massage

You will be asked your preferences, as the aroma is such a key part of the process. Someone may love the smell of lavender, but others may not. We often associate certain smells with memories, which evoke certain emotions, so all of this is taken into account before the most suitable oil is selected. Some oils smelled on their own maybe nice, but when combined with 1 or 2 different oils, may not appeal.

If this sound like something you would like more information about or would like to try then contact

Debbie at info@harmonyholisticswirral.co.uk

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Harmony Holistics Wirral and Debbie Hurst DO NOT claim to cure or to diagnose any medical condition. The information provided on the Website, express or implied, is for the purposes of information only and is NOT given as professional medical advice, a means of diagnosis or treatment, nor is it intended to be a substitute thereof.

If you have a health problem, medical emergency, or a general health question, Harmony Holistics Wirral and Debbie Hurst always recommend you should consult your doctor. The products and or services provided by Harmony Holistics Wirral and or Debbie Hurst are not intended to treat, cure or diagnose any medical conditions.

It is against the advice of Debbie Hurst to discontinue any medical treatment or advice currently being administered by qualified Medical Practitioners.

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