What are Essential oils?

Essential oils are compound plant extracts that contain the fragrance of the plants they are made of. They are often the basis of aromatherapy treatments as they evoke a sense of relaxation. Inhaling the soothing aromas of essential oils has been linked to reduced stress and anxiety levels, promoting a tranquil mental state.

Enhance your massage experience in Santorini with the power of aromatherapy. By incorporating essential oils into your massage, you can indulge in a sensory journey that promotes deep relaxation. Whether you’re enjoying a couples massage or a solo retreat, the soothing aromas of these oils will transport you to a state of tranquility, melting away stress and anxiety. Let the enchanting scents of Santorini’s natural wonders elevate your massage to new heights of bliss.

Discover the properties of the world-renowned essential oils

Lavender essential oil is a versatile and potent remedy with a wide range of benefits. It possesses analgesic, anti-inflammatory, anti-rheumatic, antispasmodic, sedative, cardiotonic, cholagogue, hypotensive, diuretic, emmenagogue, antidepressant, and sedative properties.

In Ayurveda, it is highly esteemed for revitalizing the senses, harmonizing the mind, and treating various conditions such as headaches, migraines, lumbago, sprains, muscle aches, dysmenorrhea, depression, shock, insomnia, irritability, arrhythmia, stress, skin issues, and burns.

Lavender essential oil is also valued in Chinese Medicine, as it aligns with the Fire (& Wood) element and supports the functions of the Heart, Small Intestine, Liver, and Gall Bladder meridians. By restoring balance to the crown, heart, and solar plexus chakras, lavender oil effectively alleviates nervous tension, panic, and hysteria.

Blue chamomile essential oil is renowned for its ability to promote a sense of calm and reduce inflammation by releasing heat. This valuable property makes it a beneficial option for soothing conditions such as neuritis, cystitis, and rheumatoid arthritis.

When it comes to alleviating various forms of nervous stress, chamomile essential oil shines, especially in relation to concentration and intensity in the solar plexus. By diminishing excessive ego desires, chamomile helps to mitigate feelings of disappointment, resentment, and depression that often arise.
Additionally, chamomile aids in letting go of persistent expectations, allowing us to calmly acknowledge our limits and more readily accept the support and assistance offered by others. Embracing chamomile essential oil can cultivate a sunnier disposition in our lives.

It encourages blood circulation and reduces stiffness and pain while enhancing recovery from fatigue or strenuous exercise.

It has anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties. Plus, it helps alleviate body aches and anxiety.

It gradually relaxes your muscles, relieves spasms and reduces inflammation while comforting the body and mind.

It eases muscle tension and promotes relaxation, offering a hormone-balancing effect.

It reduces inflammation, lowers blood pressure, and reduces stress while rejuvenating the skin.

It relieves discomfort associated with inflammation, headaches, menstruation, and low libido.

The essential oil derived from basil possesses an array of remarkable qualities. It acts as an analgesic, antidepressant, antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, tonic, and refreshing agent. This remarkable oil is particularly effective in stimulating memory, combating mental fatigue, alleviating nervous hypertension, relieving headaches, managing depression, soothing insomnia, and mitigating menstrual pains and cramps.

It soothes physical pain, repairs the skin, soothes inflammation, and boosts digestion.

Known for its calming properties, it also soothes tired muscles and strengthens both the cardiovascular and respiratory systems.

It diminishes pain, improves breathing, and balances the mood while relieving discomforting cramps and pain.

It has a warming and stimulating effect on the body and mind, and it enhances skin elasticity.

Filled with anti-bacterial, analgesic, and anti-inflammatory properties, it relaxes the tense areas of your body.

Its antispasmodic properties help soothe muscles. Plus, it can calm an upset stomach or digestive system.

Enhances concentration, memory, and addresses nervous debility. It also relieves respiratory issues, aids digestion and eases rheumatism.

It combats signs of aging and brightens the skin while also providing a great pick-me-up.

Filled with detoxifying properties, it facilitates digestion, relieves constipation, and reduces bloating and cramps.

Perfect for use after a long day, it eases physical and mental exhaustion and regenerates the skin.

It stimulates and relaxes the muscles, making it an ideal oil to relieve fatigue and muscle strains from excessive exercising.

​​It revitalizes your skin, stimulates relaxation, and soothes sore muscles. In addition, it promotes healthy and deep breathing.

It is known to boost circulation, fight fatigue and muscle spasms, as well as soothe irritated and itchy skin.

It reduces stress and strengthens the immune and respiratory system. Plus, it is anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory, so it can be used on sensitive, acne-prone skin, too.

Yarrow essential oil is obtained through distillation from the flowering plant. Its name is derived from Achilles, as the legend goes that Chiron the Centaur gave it to him for healing wounds.

This oil is particularly beneficial for individuals with repressed emotional trauma and feelings of anger and rage, as it helps balance the solar plexus, heart, and throat chakras. With its anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antispasmodic, and astringent properties, yarrow essential oil is highly effective in promoting wound healing.

In addition, this oil possesses anti-inflammatory, anti-rheumatic, and haemostatic properties, making it useful in conditions like hypertension, insomnia, gynecological problems, sprains, rheumatism, and neuralgia. Please note that yarrow essential oil should be avoided during pregnancy and on extremely dry skin.

And when it comes to the base oils, Soma Rei Wellness uses:

It is rich in vitamin E and antioxidants, enriching the body and providing full-on moisture.

It lowers stress-related tension, reduces inflammation, and hydrates the skin. It also relieves and aids recovery from severe muscular pain.

Skin softening body oil with 23k gold and natural essential oils – Ginger, Clove, Zedoary. It has an anti-aging effect and is anti-inflammatory and non-comedogenic. It also strengthens mature skin and keeps it well-nourished and hydrated.

Nourishing body oil with herbal oil-soluble extracts, organic extra virgin Olive oil and natural essential oils -Mastic, Orange, Bergamot & bitter Orange. It improves blood circulation and detoxifies the body while keeping your skin soft, supple, and moisturized.

Rich in antioxidants and anti-aging properties, it reduces inflammation, moisturizes the skin, and improves elasticity.

herb oil
Discover pure serenity with our rejuvenating body oil, meticulously crafted with herbal extracts, organic extra virgin Olive oil, and the essence of essential oils.

Benefits of Essential oils

Each one of the essential oils has unique gifts and can be used in different ways. Aromatherapy exhibits a remarkable influence on memory, utilizing scents to evoke vivid recollections and trigger brain activity. Recent research highlights how certain aromatherapy techniques can significantly enhance the memory of older individuals. Overall, essential oils can help you with a mood boost, improved sleep, and reduced inflammation.

From Pain relief oil to Herbal and Golden oil, choose your favorite oil and indulge in a luxury and highly personalized oil massage in Santorini.
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