What is the Aromatouch Technique?

From left to right: Balance, Lavender, Melaleuca, On-Guard, AromaTouch, Deep Blue, Peppermint, and Wild Orange

The Aromatouch Technique is Doterra's signature and proprietary method that is often compared to raindrop therapy. Developed by Dr. David K Hill, the AromaTouch Technique was created for use with certain Doterra essential oils in a safe, effective and unique way to promote a sense of overall well-being. By using a specific set of oils in a precise protocal, the AromaTouch technique focuses on four different areas: stress relief, immune enhancement, inflammatory response reduction, and homeostasis. Each session takes about 45 minutes, but may also be scheduled and fully completed in half hour to accompany your massage for the ultimate relaxation experience. While a typical Aromatouch session is done on the back and feet, it can also be done on the hands as a quick 10-minute accompaniment with the essential oil of your choosing.

It is important to note that Doterra's essential oils are very pure and potent. This being said, please advise us of any allergies you may have at the time of scheduling. This gives us the opportunity to give you a sample of each oil to try prior to your appointment. Even if you have no known allergies, samples may still be given if there has been enough notice. If an allergic reaction or sensitivity has presented itself, that specific oil shall be omitted from your session. Because of the precise protocal Dr. David Hill developed, no oils may be substituted during a full AromaTouch session. Fractionated coconut oil may be applied to the skin prior to any oils if you have a history of skin sensitivity or if you would simply like each oil to be slightly more diluted. It is good to also note that these sessions are very light in pressure and though they include techniques that may be found in a Swedish massage, it is not, nor does it include a massage, unless scheduled as an accompaniment.

Below we have dissected each section of the AromaTouch Technique and the essential oils used in each to give you a better understanding of their natural healing properties.

Stress Relief
Balance- also known as Doterra's grounding blend, this EO has a "woody" aroma and evokes feelings of tranquility and balance, while promoting full-body relaxation. (Spruce, Ho Wood,Frankincense, Blue Tansy, and Blue Chamomile with Fractionated Coconut Oil)
Lavender - One of the most widley known essential oils, lavender is extremely versatile. It is most known for its calming and relaxing properties that promote peaceful sleep and ease feelings of tension.

Immune Enhancement
Melaleuca- more widely known as tea trea oil, melaleuca is best known for its purifying qualities, making it useful for promoting a healthy immune function. Melaleuca has also been known to soothe the skin due to occasional skin irritations.
On-Guard- this blend provides a natural and effective alternative to healthy immune support. On-Guard protects against environmental and seasonal threats because it contains essential oils known for their positive effects on the immune system. It can also be very energizing and uplifting. (Wild Orange Peel, Clove Bud, Cinnamon Bark/Leaf, Eucalyptus Leaf, and Rosemary Leaf/Flower)
Inflammatory Reduction Response
AromaTouch- a vital part to the AromaTouch Technique, this proprietary blend provides comforting and relaxing effects while also assisting to reducing tension.(Cypress Plant, Peppermint Plant, Marjoram Leaf, Basil Leaf, Grapefruit Peel, Lavender Flower)
Deep Blue- an enriching blend of oils that helps to soothe and cool. (Wintergreen, Camphor, Peppermint, Ylang Ylang, Helichrysum, Blue Tansy, Blue Chamomile, and Osmanthus)

Homeostasis (the property of a system in which a variable--i.e. its temperature--is actively regulated to remain very nearly constant)
Peppermint- The high menthol content of Doterra's Peppermint essential oil sets it apart from others when it comes to quality. Peppermint is mainly used to help alleviate occasional stomach upset and promotes healthy respiratory function.
Wild Orange- has multiple health benefits and an energizing aroma that can uplift the mind and body. Because it is made straight from orange peels, Wild Orange also contains powerful antioxidants that help to maintain overall health.

Now that you know a little more about the AromaTouch Technique, it's time to book your session to see what all the rave is about! Check out www.soulmeetsbodymassage.com/specials for more information regarding the special discount we are offering during the summer! We promise you will leave more relaxed than ever!

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