Aromatherapy Awareness Week is all about sharing the benefits of aromatherapy, as a remedy for a number of health conditions.
In a nutshell, aromatherapy is the use of essential oils and plant extracts to bring harmony to the mind, body and soul. It sounds hippy, though it's powerful stuff. The oils can be used for massage, in creams, lotions and oils, for steam inhalation, aromatic spritzers and home candles.
The therapeutic benefits of essential oils have been talked of since ancient times and have been successfully used by medical practitioners since the early 20th Century. So if you're wondering which aroma might work for you, we've outlined the divine selection of oils we use in each of our Village Spas, to tailor your aromatherapy massage to your mood...
How Are You Feeling?
You need a Detoxifying oil.
Cypress and Juniper Berry help cleanse and purify, uplifting Grapefruit stimulates the senses, while Sweet Almond Oil deeply nourishes for beautifully soft, supple skin.
You need an Energising oil.
An aromatic blend of Peppermint, Eucalyptus, Lime and Rosemary to revitalise, enliven and awaken the senses.
You need a Fitness oil.
West Indian Bay and Clove Bud oils soothe and relax, Lavender helps calm a busy mind, while deeply nourishing Coconut Oil leaves skin soft and supple.
ESPA's Fitness Shower Oil was voted Best Shower Gel in the Tatler Beauty Awards 2018
You need a Resistance oil.
Safeguarding the body’s natural barrier function, our Resistance oil helps protect and purify, while the uplifting aroma creates a sense of wellbeing. Tea Tree and Eucalyptus work powerfully together as natural astringents to cleanse and invigorate, while Sweet Almond Oil deeply nourishes for beautifully soft, supple skin.
You need a Restorative oil.
Pure essential oils Sweet Orange, Lavender and Palmarosa will comfort, calm and rebalance the senses
You need a Soothing oil.
An aromatic blend with pure essential oils Sandalwood, Rose Geranium, Myrrh and Frankincense will help relax, soothe and unwind.
Time For A Pamper?
Enjoy a 55 minute aromatherapy massage at your nearest Village Spa for £60. Book a massage now.
Or, enjoy a little aromatherapy at home, with an ESPA fragrance, available online and in our Village spas.