Natural Scent Paradise

Aromatherapy - Relax Massage

Foot - Hand - Face & Head Massage











Frequently asked questions

1. What is aromatherapy?

Aromatherapy is the practice of using the natural oils extracted from flowers, bark, stems, leaves, roots or other parts of a plant to enhance psychological and physical well-being.
2. What are carrier oils? Carrier oil, also known as base oil or vegetable oil, is used to dilute essential oils and absolutes before they are applied to the skin in massage and aromatherapy. They are so named because they carry the essential oil onto the skin.
3. What are essential oils? Essential oils, or aromatherapy oils, are the fragrant essence of a plant. These highly concentrated liquid oils are the foundation of aromatherapy, which is based on the idea that the aromatic oil from a plant has healing properties.
4. How do essential oils affect me? Essential oils are formulated to work in harmony with the body and have an ability to affect a person’s well-being.During a massage treatment essential oils are absorbed through the skin into the bloodstream.
5. Are essential oils the same as perfume? Essential oils should not be confused with perfumes or other fragrance oils. Essential oils are natural to the plant, whereas fragrance oils are chemically produced to mimic certain aromatic scents for perfumes, colognes, candles, etc.
6. Can essential oils be applied directly to skin? No. In their pure form, essential oils are highly concentrated and can burn your skin. We use blends which eliminates the possibility of skin irritation.
7. Can i use essential oils internally? No. Given their concentration levels, essential oils can be toxic if swallowed. More Information regarding internally used natural remedies
8. What is the best way to apply essential oils? How essential, or aromatherapy oils are applied has an impact on their healing capabilities. You will experience excellent results with our essential and carrier oil blends.
9. Can I use essential oils if I'm pregnant? Yes, but with caution. We recommend avoiding the use of essential oils during the first trimester, and then light use through term. Oils like geranium, grapefruit, jasmine, mandarin, neroli, tangerine, and ylang ylang are considered safe oils to use during pregnancy. Massages with our pregnancy blend are perfectly safe.
10.Can essential oils be used for babies and young children? There has never been a documented incident of essential oil having an adverse effect on a baby or child. However, we use smaller, lighter dosages of oil blends for use with babies and children, especially when applying topically in massage or the bath.
11. How do I know which essential oils do what? Certain essential oils can trigger physical or emotional effects on their own. For instance, lavender is a widely known calming agent, whereas peppermint is a mood lifter. Other oils are blended to achieve a desired physiological or psychological effect. Blending ylang ylang with grapefruit relieves stress, for example. Each oil has its own special benefit.
12.Do you use Flower essence Yes we do. Flower essence - essences – Flower remedy - remedies – and essential oils work particularly well together. More information
13.Are Albi & Bess certified Aromatherapists? Yes - BT  CertifiedAromatherapist
14.Are scrubs and basic essential and carrier oils included in the price? Yes
15. What if i want/need to address a specific problem?

We will assess your requirements/likes/dislikes during your first treatment and discuss a personal carrier and essential oil blend with you and possibly recommend that you discuss a specific problem with your GP. While we will recommend a personal blend, we will need your GP's written consent to be able to use a specific blend if you are taking prescription medication. We need to be certain that the essential oils we recommend do not have a negative effect on Doctor prescribed medication you may use. Your emotional, psychological and physical health is our concern and we will do everything we can to make you reap maximum benefit(s) from Aromatherapy.

16.Can i buy a gift voucher at Natural Scent Paradise

Yes we do issue gift vouchers. You can choose the treatment(s) or value of the voucher.




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