Aromatherapy massage combines the healing power of touch and oils extracted from plants. These essential oils have a characteristic smell that stimulates the limbic system and memory. The oils also have the ability to pass through the skin transdermally to stimulate, sedate or balance the body
Aromatherapy tend to be a massage of lighter strokes designed to heat the skin and aid absorption of the oils. Base note oils can take 3 days to traverse the skin.