The essential oils extracted using aromatherapy
of the various parts of the plants and trees
aromatic (petals, leaves, fruits, seeds, roots,
etc.) to achieve a healthy body and mind
Properties of essential oils
All oils are antiseptic; some have
antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties. The
essential oils enhance the natural healing,
by stimulating and strengthening the
the body’s own healing mechanisms. Other
properties include relaxants, stimulants,
regenerating skin cells, stimulating
immune, system stimulants
production of white blood cells, etc ..
Choosing an essential oil
When choosing an essence to an emotional state, it is important that targets
aromatic by their preference. Although some oils are: rescuers, sedatives
or antidepressants, is not always so simple. If you do not like the smell, no matter what
energizing to be their property, you probably do not respond.
Base oil or driver
Essential oils should be diluted before being used for massage, a
natural base such as almond oil, grapeseed, the peach or
apricot kernel, preferably designed cold-absorbed
through the skin and easily utilized by the body. Other base oils: oil
hazelnut oil, jojoba oil, wheat germ oil, hazelnut, etc ..
Purchase of essential oils
Essential oils can be found in health food stores, health stores,
Confidence food stores and specialty retailers in
Conservation of essential oils
Essential oils evaporate quickly and easily spoil the
light and high temperatures. Containers should always be dark glass
with screw cap, so that they can retain the best time possible
recautions essential oils
• Rosemary, sage, eucalyptus, hyssop, fennel, camphor, among others,
They are very dangerous for pregnant women.
• The eucalyptus and lemon grass can not be used with children.
• Bergamot is very dangerous for any customer problems
• Never use for aromatherapy: arnica, bitter almond leaf
Boldo, camphor, rude, horsetail, sweet birch, wormwood, etc ..
Properties of essential oils
• GINGER: tonic, stimulant, heat, aphrodisiac, digestive. Dolores
rheumatism, muscle aches, circulatory failure, problems
digestive, nausea, colds and its consequences, abdominal cramps,
flu, sexual and physical exhaustion.
Traditional Chinese remedy for excess moisture. Ideal in winter
because it produces heat.
Good muscle tonic. It can be irritating to the skin, so you should
used sparingly (2-3 drops of essence diluted in vegetable oil) This
oil calms and comforts. Shown also beneficial in massage
• ROMERO: General stimulant, energetic, tonic, antiseptic,
antirheumatic, analgesic, diuretic, healing, etc ..
Directions: weakness, stress, depression, rheumatic and muscular pain,
diarrhea, bloating, hypotension, artritis.Evitar: If
epilepsy and pregnancy.
• WHITE BIRCH: Draining, depurative, diuretic, anti-inflammatory.
Indications: Fluid retention, obesity, cellulite, gout, rheumatism.
• BASIL: Revitalizing, tonic, adrenal stimulant, digestive,
antiséptica.Indicaciones: Anxiety, depression, headache, muscle aches,
• BENZOIN: Calming, soothing, comforting, antiseptic.
Indications: Nervous tension, stress, rheumatic pains. The patients
will enjoy while receiving a massage with this oil.
• CAMOMILA: Soothing and relaxing.
Directions: Special sensitive skin. Ideal for joints and
• JUNIPER: Antiseptic, debugger, diuretic, antirheumatic, draining.
Directions: Poor circulation, cellulite, overworked muscles and aching,
arthritis and rheumatism.
MEJORANA : Antiseptic , antitoxic , tonic , analgesic , healing,
antirheumatic, expectorant, sedative, hypotensive , and laxative. Directions:
Weakness, stress, nervousness , cramps , hypertension , colds , flatulence ,
bruises, muscle overload , arthritis , rheumatism , anxiety .
• LAVENDER : analgesic , diuretic, antidepressant , sedative, antirheumatic,
healing, antiseptic , antitoxic , regulating the nervous system,
Indications: Skin diseases , poor circulation,
hypertension, twists, blues – pressure , muscle overload , arthritis,
rheumatism – tismos , Considered the softer , but the most effective of all
• THYME : Stimulating, purifificador the environment. Energy , vitalizing and
mental stimulant . Strengthens the body and rejuvenates