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Aroma oils for Thai massage

Thai massage using essential herbs called aromatherapy. In this case, the effect is not only on the joints and muscles, but also on the sense of smell, thereby stimulating the most important functions of the body. In addition, massage with oil is an excellent detox, since the body releases toxins and toxins through aromatic oils, the mechanism of self-regulation is restored, joint mobility increases, which generally affects immunity.

Do you know what properties aroma oils have for essential oils used in Thai massage, which in our salon change depending on the time of year and objective indications of use? If not, it is worth considering this issue in more detail.

Ylang Ylang Oil

It has a sweet, deep aroma. Positive effect on the circulatory system, rejuvenates the skin. In addition, significantly facilitates the course of menopause. Meanwhile, the aroma of this oil stimulates erotic energy.

Eucalyptus oil

The oil has a tarry, refreshing aroma. Relieves fatigue syndrome, has a regenerating effect, relieves the symptoms of colds.

Cinnamon oil

It has a bittersweet, warm and enveloping aroma. Awakens internal energy and fills with heat. Excellent anti-cellulite.

Peppermint oil

It has an invigorating and fresh aroma. Relieves fatigue and helps focus, relieves headaches and opens pores. It has a pronounced analgesic effect. Helps unleash sexual energy.

Lemongrass oil

It has a soft, refreshing aroma. It has a calming effect, relieves fatigue and activates the immune system. Facilitates PMS and relieves headaches. It has a relaxing effect on joints and muscles.

Jasmine oil

It has a sweet, cold, delicate and refined aroma. Relieves stress and anxiety, suppresses emotional outbursts and soothes the nervous system. Aromatic oils perfectly moisturize the skin and awaken sensuality.

Grapefruit oil

It has a bitter, fresh and delicate aroma. Promotes energy balance, reduces fatigue and boosts immunity. It has a calming effect on the nervous system.

Aloe oil

It has a tart, green aroma. Stimulates blood circulation, relieves muscle tension and joint pain. Exacerbates feelings and releases internal energy.

Coconut oil

It has a juicy, tropical aroma. It perfectly moisturizes the skin and fills it with nutrients. Helps to get rid of stretch marks and strengthens the immune system.

Base rice oil

It does not have a smell and is used as a transport medium for oils with aroma or for massage of men who do not want to smell different aromas, but only want to receive a procedure. Aromatic oils promote skin regeneration, moisturize and soften. They charge the body with a fair dose of antioxidants, which contributes to the rejuvenation of the body as a whole.

The benefits of plants and oils have been known for a very long time. For example, in ancient Egypt, about 6 thousand years ago, they already knew about such aromatic oils as incense and myrrh, and used them for sacrifices to the gods. If incense was used as an offering to the god of the Sun – Ra, then the myrrh was given to the moon god. Even then, the Egyptians knew that some aromatic oils could kill germs. They used these properties of aromatic oils to store mummies. The Greeks inherited the knowledge of essential oils from the Egyptians and began to use them in medicine and cosmetics.
There is a lot of historical evidence that in ancient times, essential oils were in high gear. One of the ancient manuscripts tells that around the tenth century, noble Arabs used aromatic oils for treatment and were engaged in their manufacture and sale.
The popularization of aromatherapy led to the fact that during the Crusades, European universities introduced the theory of essential oils, their properties and applications into the curriculum. However, there was little knowledge and students were only given what the teachers knew, and of course they knew very little.
At the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries, the French chemist and perfumer Rene Morris, better known as Professor Gattefosse, while studying essential oils, accidentally discovered the beneficial property of lavender oil. While working in the laboratory, the chemist burned his hand and immediately dipped it in a nearby bottle of lavender aromatic oil, so that the wound healed very quickly. However, this is just a myth that was born as a result of retelling the incident in the laboratory. Historical fact says that the chemist was hospitalized with severe burns, and the traditional treatment did not help, and the scientist began to develop gangrene. Then the scientist himself, ignoring the testimonies of the doctors, took off the bandages and treated the affected tissue with lavender essential oil and, lo and behold, got better, while the doctors predicted a sad outcome for him.

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