Add essential oils to your massage for more health benefits
Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus) :
Decongestant and antiseptic, eucalyptus oil is used for nasal congestion, sinusitis, respiratory ailments and to suppress cough.
Lavander (Lavandula angustifolia) :
Analgesic and sedative, lavender oil is relaxing and its most known and common use is for calming the nervous system.
Marjolam (Origanum majorana) :
Antispasmodic and sedative, this oil relieves muscle aches and joint stiffness.
Mandarin (Citrus reticulata) :
Fortifying, invigorating and skin regenerative, this oil is used to treat stretch marks, cellulite and to relieve fatigue.
Orange (Citrus aurantium) :
Cardiac regulator, natural tranquillizer and anti-depressant, this oil is used to treat palpitations, anxiety and sleep disorders.
Peppermint (Mentha Piperita) :
Refreshing, decongestant, bactericide and nervous system booster, this oil is used in face and head massages to relieve migraines and jaw pain. It is also used to stimulate liver.
Red thyme (Thymus Vulgaris) :
This oil, which improves capillary circulation, is antiseptic and antispasmodic. It is used to relieve tendinitis, infectious diseases (flu, cold...) and as a painkiller balm.
Indian Vervain (Cymbopogon citratus) :
Antiseptic and a particularly useful body recovery sympathetic nervous system stabilizer, this oil is effective in treating stress, depression and anxiety.
Balm (Melissa Officinalis) :
Antispasmodic and antihistaminic (allergy relief), this plant has also anti-depressant and sedative properties and is often used to treat insomnia.
Grapefruit (Citrus grandis) :
Detoxicating and diuretic, grapefruit oil, often used to treat cellulite, contracts and stimulates tissues, dissipates lactic acid and cleans skin pores.
Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) :
Cholagogue, choleretic, diuretic, emmenagogue and a general stimulant, rosemary oil is used to treat cellulite, water retention and to stimulate liver.
Warning: You must consult a professional before using any pure essential oil and be aware of contraindications.
An analgesic is a medicine or natural product having the property to eliminate or reduce pain.
An antihistaminic is a medicine or a natural product that is used to reduce or eliminate the effects of histamine (chemical compound released by an immune reaction during an allergic reaction). Thus, an antihistaminic reduces allergic symptoms.
An antiseptic, also called antibacterial drug, is a substance that kills or prevents bacterial and viral growth on external surfaces of the body.
An antispasmodic is a product designed to relieve muscle spasms.
A bactericide is a substance having the capacity to kill bacteria.
A cholagogue substance can facilitate the evacuation of bile towards the intestine (liquid contributing to fat digestion). Often used to stimulate and clean liver.
A choleretic substance can facilitate the bile production by the liver (liquid contributing to fat digestion). Often used to stimulate and clean liver.
A detoxicator helps to eliminate toxic wastes by different body emunctories (filters): sweat glands, kidneys, liver, sebaceous glands and digestive system.
A diuretic is a substance that causes an increase in urinary secretion, thereby enabling to reduce water retention and hypertension.
Emmenagogues are medicinal plants that stimulate blood flow in the pelvic area and the uterus. They trigger or facilitate menses.
A sedative is a central nervous system tranquilizer that brings about relief, relaxation, a decrease in anxiety, drowsiness and a reflex decrease.