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Attended a coaching session with Ms Jesamine Andreana Soo recently who introduces me to The AromaTouch Technique developed by doTERRA. I was particularly intrigue with the technique because I feel not only one can reap the benefit of each specific essential oils used, but it can also be a wholesome aroma therapy experience for the receiver. Combine it with a massage session, this definitely can be one of the best aromatherapy massage that one can try.
“The AromaTouch Technique was developed to maximize the benefits of essential oils. Its powerful benefits can be effectively delivered equally well by both the novice essential oil enthusiast and the professional health practitioner.” – Dr. David K. Hill, Founder
Fun fact: Smell has a very powerful link to memory and links to the emotional regions of the brain more directly than other senses.
The 8 essential oils used in this technique include:
1). Balance – offers a tranquil aroma suggesting harmony to the mind and body, and balance to the emotions. (a blend of Spruce Leaf, Ho Wood Leaf, Frankincense Resin, Blue Tansy Flower, Blue Chamomile Flower, and Osmanthus Flower essential oils)
2). Lavender – its calming and relaxing aroma promotes a peaceful environment conducive to sleep and it can ease feelings of tension.
3). Melaleuca (Tea Tree) – is best known for its purifying qualities
4). On Guard – a powerful proprietary blend that supports healthy immune function. (a blend of Wild Orange Peel, Clove Bud, Cinnamon Leaf, Cinnamon Bark, Eucalyptus Leaf, and Rosemary Leaf/Flower essential oils)
5). AromaTouch – provides a comforting and relaxing aroma, and combines essential oils that add important benefits to a massage. (a blend of Cypress Leaf, Peppermint Plant, Marjoram Leaf, Basil Leaf, Grapefruit Peel, Lavender Flower essential oils)
5). DeepBlue – an enriched blend of oils perfect for a massage after a long day or an intense workout (a blend of Wintergreen, Camphor, Peppermint, Ylang Ylang, Helichrysum, Blue Tansy, Blue Chamomile, and Osmanthus)
6). Wild Orange – an uplifting, energizing aroma with stimulating and purifying qualities
7). Peppermint – helps alleviate occasional stomach upset and promotes healthy respiratory function
Fun fact: Touch stimulates the brain to release endorphins which act to increase feelings of pleasure and well-being and also to reduce pain and discomfort
This technique uses mainly light and fluid movement that allows for positive overall stimulation of the entire body. It is a clinical approach to applying essential oils along energy meridians and visceral contact points of the back and feet to help stimulate and balance our body nervous system.
Among the specific movement incorporated in this technique include palm circles, palm slide, five zones activation, auricular stress reduction, thumb walk tissue pull, regional tissue pull, pin point zone activation, five zones tissue pull and lymphatic movement.
Research has exhibited that touch can communicate multiple emotions—love, gratitude, sympathy, fear, anger— with astounding exactness. This effect isn’t just limited to loved ones; another study found that touch communicates emotion nearly as effectively when it occurs between strangers. Along with the emotional component, gentle touch can also influence physiological responses in ways other communication simply cannot.
Get in touch with me now to experience a session of The AromaTouch Technique.
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