WHERE EVER POSSIBLE ALL OILS
ARE ORGANICALLY SOURCED
Depending on results/requirements the following oils
can also be used, but may incur an additional charge
Coconut Oil (Cocos Nucifera)
Solid at room temperature. Coconut oil has a very slight coconut scent, creating an oily protective barrier on the skin. Also used to moisturise and soften the hair and body. Coconut oil is also known to have a warming effect increasing the body's temperature slightly.
Grapeseed Oil(Vitis Vinifera)
An excellent all rounder, grapeseed oil provides a light, satin like finish. Containing some astringent qualities it is beneficial for oily, acne prone skin. It has little to no odour and leaves a smooth, silky texture without being greasy.
Extra Virgin Olive Oil (Olea Europaea)
Olive Oil has similar properties to sesame oil and can help ease muscle pain and stiffness. An extremely versatile oil favoured on both dry and irritated skin. Olive Oil has an appealing odour and is generally well tolerated by everyone.
Jasmine Essential Oil Used In Massage
Regarded as the 'king of flower oils', jasmine warms the emotions, calms the nerves and dispels feelings of apathy, indifference and listlessness, replacing them with confidence, energy and optimism. Jasmine is extremely rich in esters, which can make up 70 per cent of the oil. Esters are the most relaxing chemical 'family' found in essential oils. They calm the nervous system and have anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal properties. A warm spicy odour, Jasmine's softening effect on the skin makes it a valuable essential oil for both mind, body and spirit (please note however, it should be avoided during pregnancy).
Sesame Oil(Sesamum Indicum)
One of the most popular oils for massage in india, sesame oil is highly regarded in Ayurvedic medicine, both for internal and external use, and is reputed to prevent hair from turning grey. Rich in vitamins E and B and in minerals such as calcium, magnesium and phosphorus, it is an excellent emollient and a Natural moisturiser. Recommended for most skin and hair types, it can help with the easing of muscular pains and stiffness (however, should not be used on those with nut allergies or with sensitive skin).
Sunflower Oil(Helianthus Annuus)
Unrefined, organically produced Sunflower Oil contains high amounts of unsaturated fatty acids. vitamins such as A, B, D and E and minerals. Sunflower oil is suitable for all skin types, especially dry skin, it has very little scent and is easily absorbed leaving very little residue.
Sweet Almond Virgin Oil (Prunus Amygdalus)
A highly versatile oil which is rich in unsaturated fatty acids, proteins and vitamins A, B, E and D. This oil is considered an extremely nourishing oil, soothing dry and irritated areas it softens and re-conditions the skin. Sweet Almond has very little scent and is absorbed well into the skin but can leave the surface feeling slightly oily (however, should not be used on those with nut allergies).
Walnut Oil (Juglans Regia)
Walnut Oil is a versatile emollient with excellent moisturising properties for dry, aged, irritated skin. Walnut Oil has a nutty scent and is absorbed well by the skin (however, should not be used on those with nut allergies).
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