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The power of aromatherapy - curated without compromise

Aromatherapy: Scent with Intent

Aromatherapy is the art and science of using essential oils to improve health and wellbeing. Essential oils are concentrated liquids containing volatile aroma compounds from plants. An oil is "essential" in the sense that it carries a distinctive scent, or essence, of the plant. Of utmost importance in authentic aromatherapy is the quality of the products. Synthetic chemicals have no place in authentic aromatherapy, as they disrupt the innate therapeutic healing properties of the plant compounds.

Amongst other things, aromatherapy can be used to address the following conditions:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Menopausal problems
  • Respiratory problems
  • Digestive problems
  • Circulatory problems
  • Nervous exhaustion
  • Headaches
  • Joint pain
  • Muscular aches
  • Insomnia
  • Stress

Over the last two years, sales of aromatherapy and body oil products in Natural Supermarkets grew more than 15 percent annually. In the newly-released SpaFinder Wellness 365 Top Ten Global Spa and Wellness Trend Forecast,Aromatherapy: scent with intent” was named as a top trend for 2014. Naming Body Bliss as an innovator, the report states, “Going beyond sachets and cinnamon candles, spas have been motivated to reimagine their aromatherapy approach from the more generically pleasant to the personalized and transformative. There will be a growing effort to craft an aromatherapy of intention, working in tandem with botanists and even high-tech digital technology.”

Body Bliss’ new Aroma Design Bar with Intentional Aromatherapy™ App—found in luxury spas across the country—leverages technology and ancient healing traditions. Body Bliss partners are able to easily integrate custom aromatherapy alchemy into spa treatments and spa retail. Spa professionals will be able to use the alchemy iPad app along with the in-spa Aroma Design Lab blending bar to create a totally personalized product for their clients - one that is used in treatments and another they can bring home.

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