Aromatherapy Birkenhead

Aromatherapy Birkenhead Merseyside (CH41): If you are always feeling stressed out and miserable thanks to the demanding lifestyle that you have, the time may have come to do something to get your life back on track and begin feeling content once again. One way that you can relax and de-stress is to try a session of aromatherapy. Lots of of you will have heard of aromatherapy but don't know exactly what it is. It could be that you'd quite like to give it a shot, but have never got around to it, or perhaps you have always dismissed it as one of those crackpot or quack treatments that have no proven benefits. The following article will explain how aromatherapy could help you in your life, and what the treatment process involves.

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What is Aromatherapy?: Using fragrant essential oils, experienced aromatherapists in Birkenhead work to help ease symptoms in sufferers of general illness, psychological problems and specific physical disorders. Either applied separately or in combination these unique essential oils which are extracted from rinds, herbs, plants, fruits, spices and aromatic flowers are able to deliver surprising and effective results.

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An initial consultation will usually be held between the client and the aromatherapist before any treatment is performed. This is so that the aromatherapist can discuss details about their lifestyle, diet and medical history prior to starting. This helps the therapist to focus the treatment more effectively on the troubled areas and lay the foundations of a comprehensive plan for treatment moving forward. This preliminary evaluation also helps the aromatherapist to get to know you and in turn helps you to feel more comfortable when receiving treatment.

During a treatment session, essential oils will be applied straight onto the skin of the client and carefully rubbed in using massage techniques. These procedures require a good deal of know-how and competence and many certified Birkenhead therapists will have previous experience in other complimentary and alternative treatments and perhaps also in health-associated massage. It isn't uncommon for the patient to be supplied with treatment instructions and suitable essential oils, so that they are able to carry on with their therapy outside of clinic hours.

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Today lavender oil, eucalyptus, chamomile, patchouli, marjoram, sandalwood, lemon oil, bergamot, oregano, tea tree oil, rose, peppermint oil and clove oil are amongst the most frequently used aromatherapy essential oils. Also the ways in which aromatherapy oils are used can be just as diverse, and different therapies may necessitate their use in vaporizers, in diffusers, as carrier oils, as infusions and in their raw form. In order to get the perfect end result your chosen Birkenhead aromatherapist understands exactly which of these methods to use for your particular ailment.

Even though professional aromatherapists can become registered members of various professional bodies such as the Federation of Holistic Therapists, the International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists, the Aromatherapy Council, the Aromatherapy Trade Council (ATC) or the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC), there are no specified regulations and rules controlling the use of aromatherapy. Prospective therapists may take courses to gain various certificates and diplomas. The base level of education and training which allows them to be registered with such professional associations is a degree or diploma in aromatherapy.

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Aromatherapists can be encountered in health clinics, medical centres, hospices and hospitals when frequently the treatment is combined with conventional medicine to give the patient the best possible potential for recovery or alleviation of symptoms. There are also several privately owned aromatherapy centres that operate quite independently of the National Health Service nevertheless still aim to supplement conventional medicine.

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In no circumstances should any Birkenhead aromatherapist be supplying medical advice on symptoms and treatments or suggesting diagnoses for medical conditions. A General Practitioner or similarly qualified medical doctor must in every case be the individual that takes on this responsibility. Aromatherapists aren't trained to give medical advice or make medical diagnoses.

What Can be Treated With Aromatherapy?

What Can be Treated With Aromatherapy?

While aromatherapy is a mostly holistic therapy it is believed by aromatherapists that a lot of specific medical conditions and conditions can be treated using this procedure. Amongst the main conditions that could be alleviated or helped are: fatigue, stress, migraines, menstrual pains, shoulder pain, anxiety, headaches, asthma, earache, allergies and insomnia, however this is by no means a complete list. You have got absolutely nothing to lose by having a go at aromatherapy, if traditional treatments have failed to solve a medical issue that you are troubled with. Certain aromatherapy essential oils may not be suitable if your are suffering from high blood pressure, epilepsy, recent surgery, hypoglycaemia, deep vein thrombosis or kidney problems, if this is the case you should get expert advice.

Daily Tasks of an Aromatherapist

  • Collecting details about the client's lifestyle, medical history, diet and general health
  • Keeping details of the blended oils used
  • Applying essential oils by partial or total body massage
  • Blending the oils for use
  • Discussing the therapies with the client
  • Referring patients to their own GP when necessary
  • Scheduling treatment plans for for each patient's symptoms
  • Choosing the oils you feel are right for helping the client
  • Providing instructions and blended oils for use at home by clients
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Places near Birkenhead: Prenton East, Higher Bebington, Rock Ferry, Moreton, Liscard, Woodhey, Seacombe, New Ferry, Poulton, Upton, Egremont, Wallasey, Prenton, Claughton, Egerton Park, Thingwall, Oxton.

Bibliography: The Book of Massage & Aromatherapy, Organic Aromatherapy & Essential Oils (Amber Robinson), Aromatherapy Recipes by Marta Tuchowska, Aromatherapy An A-Z by Patricia Davis, Aromatherapy for Health Professionals (Shirley Price), The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy, The Encyclopedia of Essential Oils.

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