Aromatherapy Bournemouth

Aromatherapy Bournemouth Dorset (BH1): If your fast paced way of life in Bournemouth means you are always stressed out and despondent, it might be the right time to try out something a little different to get your life back on track. Have you ever thought about aromatherapy as a solution to the problem? It is one of those more unusual treatments that you may be aware of but don't know precisely how it works or what it does. It might be that you'd quite like to try it, but have never gotten round to it, or perhaps you have always denigrated it as one of those crackpot treatments which have little or no benefit. The following guide will provide an outline on how aromatherapy could help you in your life, and precisely what the process entails.

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Aromatherapy - A Brief Guide: By the use of scented and aromatic essential oils, qualified aromatherapists in Bournemouth work to help relieve symptoms in people suffering with certain physical disorders, illnesses and mental issues. Either applied individually or blended with each other these essential oils which are extracted from spices, plants, fruits, barks, aromatic flowers and herbs can produce surprising and effective results.

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An initial consultation will usually take place between the aromatherapist and the client before any treatment is conducted. This is so that the aromatherapist can ascertain an outline of their lifestyle, medical history and diet prior to starting. The resulting information is used to create a treatment plan that is of the most benefit, and can help the aromatherapist to target the treatment towards right areas. This preliminary meeting also helps the aromatherapist to get to know you and helps you to be at ease when receiving treatment.

During an aromatherapy session, essential oils will be spread straight onto the skin of the patient and rubbed in using massage techniques. Lots of expertise is needed to do this effectively and most Bournemouth therapists will probably have previous experience of healthcare massage and various other complimentary and alternative therapy capabilities. Now and again, aromatherapy treatments may need to be continued outside of the treatment or consultation hours and blended oils are generally provided, with comprehensive instructions, for use at home in order to supplement the hands-on sessions.

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Nowadays eucalyptus, rose, marjoram, tea tree oil, bergamot, lavender, peppermint, chamomile, lemon oil, sandalwood, patchouli, oregano and clove oil are among the more frequently used aromatherapy essential oils. And furthermore these various essential oils can be employed in vaporizers, as carrier oils, in their raw form, as infusions, in diffusers and a number of alternative ways. In order to get the most effective results your chosen Bournemouth aromatherapist will understand exactly which one of these techniques to use for your specific ailment.

Although qualified aromatherapists can be registered with a number of professional organizations such as the Aromatherapy Council, the Aromatherapy Trade Council, the Federation of Holistic Therapists, the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council or the International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists, there are no specified rules and regulations covering the use of aromatherapy as a treatment. Prospective therapists are able to take college courses to achieve various certifications and diplomas. The base level of education and training that enables aromatherapists to be registered with such organizations is a diploma or degree in aromatherapy.

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It's quite possible to book aromatherapy treatments in hospices, health clinics, medical practices and hospitals in the Bournemouth district, where therapies are typically combined with traditional medical practices to target symptoms and give the best possible chance of respite or recovery. There are also various privately run aromatherapy centres that operate quite independently of the National Health Service but still aim to complement conventional medicine.

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It is not within the remit of an aromatherapist to be handing out a diagnosis for a specific health issue or to be issuing medical advice for treatments or symptoms relating to that problem. This needs to be down to the GP of the client or other doctor. An aromatherapist will nonetheless propose strategies to relieve or alleviate a complaint through essential oils and massage.

An Aromatherapist's Regular Tasks

  • Explaining the therapy to the patient
  • Referring patients to their GP when required
  • Taking details about the client's general health, diet, lifestyle and medical history
  • Compiling targeted treatment plans for individual patients
  • Picking out the oils that you feel are appropriate for helping the client
  • Supplying instructions and blended oils for use at home by clients
  • Mixing the essential oils that will be used
  • Applying oils by partial or total body massage
  • Keeping detailed records of the blends of oils used
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Also find: Moordown aromatherapists, Queens Park aromatherapists, Boscombe aromatherapists, Branksome Park aromatherapists, Parkstone aromatherapists, Hampreston aromatherapists, Canford Magna aromatherapists, Kinson aromatherapists, Broadstone aromatherapists, Winton aromatherapists, Hurn aromatherapists, Christchurch aromatherapists, Southbourne aromatherapists, Canford Cliffs aromatherapists, Northbourne aromatherapists, Westbourne aromatherapists and more.

Places near Bournemouth: Hurn, Northbourne, Boscombe, Winton, Queens Park, Hampreston, Broadstone, Branksome Park, Moordown, Canford Cliffs, Westbourne, Christchurch, Southbourne, Canford Magna, Parkstone, Kinson.

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Bibliography: Essential Oils for Beginners by Amanda Robinson, The Practice of Aromatherapy, The Art of Aromatherapy by Robert Tisserand, Aromatherapy Recipes by Marta Tuchowska, The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy by Valerie Ann Worwood, Aromatherapy: A Guide for Home Use by Christine Westwood, Aromatherapy for Self-Care.

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