Aromatherapy is the art of using essential oils ( tailored to the individuals needs ) on the body in relaxing, therapeutic movements in order to achieve the desired effect. ( i.e. revitalised, uplifted, de-stressed and relaxed ). Essential oils work on two powerful senses, smell and touch. When combined in an Aromatherapy treatment it can provide a wonderful “complete” experience. Essential oils work on three levels; physical, mental and emotional. The oils are absorbed into the blood stream via the skin and through the nose where it passes into the limbic system, the brains emotional centre. This can immediately alter your state of mind i.e. stressed and worried to relaxed and calm or up-lifted if you are feeling down, it is a great “ pick me up “. What are pure essential oils? Essential oils are extracts from a wide variety of plants, trees, barks, flowers and are very concentrated. They are extracted by processes such as distillation, pressing and solvent extraction. Each oil has its own unique healing property and fragrance and can be specially selected to promote healing on three different levels ; physical, mental and emotional. When the oils are combined in an Aromatherapy treatment they can offer an ultimate experience.