Aromatherapy massage is a massage therapy with highly concentrated vegetable oils called essential oils that are added to the massage oil or lotion.
How does aromatherapy massage work?
The nostrils are connected to a part of the brain called the limbic system. The limbic system controls emotions and affects the nervous system and hormones.
When you inhale essential oil molecules, signals are transmitted to the limbic system and affect the heart rate, stress level, blood pressure, respiration, memory, secretion and immune system. "Heart rate, stress level, blood pressure, breathing, memory, secretion and the immune system.
Essential oils are also absorbed through the skin.