AROMATHERAPY with Infinity Health Solutions
Aromatherapy is the key to providing complementary therapies in aged care which are pleasurable and therapeutic. Aromatherapy is essentially relaxing and allows for a tactile and sensory experience. The essential oils which accompany the massage have a broad pharmacopeia of effective remedies which are particularly useful in the aged care setting.
- Promotes relaxation
- Alleviates anxiety
- Reduces depression
- Reduces pain
- Reduces nausea
- Alleviates physical symptoms
- Alleviates side effects of chemotherapy
- Improves sleep patterns
- Reduces stress and tension
- Alleviates psychological distress and provides emotional support
- Improves well-being and quality of life
- Helps to overcome fear of altered body image
Essential oils have the remarkable ability to elicit memories and especially effective are Bergamot, Sweet Marjoram, Ylang Ylang, Myrrh and Angelica.
Odour is one of the strongest stimuli over a wide area of the cerebral cortex. Inhaling lavender and peppermint or used on a gauze swab help elderly people concentrate before they get up. Rosemary, peppermint, rose, lemon, and lavender are also useful.
Better eye contact:
Walk with patients who have Alzheimers or other dementia conditions providing a hand massage with a mixture of Lavender, Mandarin, Bergamot and Petitgrain.
Skin Ulcers and Slow Healing Wounds:
Evening Primrose oil can aid elasticity of aging skin. German Chamomile (10% solution) in Grapeseed oil can be applied twice a day with remarkable results in wound healing.
The M Technique:
The M Technique is a gentle method of touch which has been used in the USA since the early 1990s. The technique reduces ailments such as stress, chronic, pain, insomnia and agitation. The M Technique is also recognized as part of holistic nursing care in many hospitals. Infinity Health Solutions uses the M Technique in hand and foot massage combining Aromatherapy essential oils.
Services & Flexible Programs
Infinity Health Solutions can arrange Aromatherapy treatments:
- In the home
- In Residential Care for individuals and groups
- Short (15 -30 minutes) – or longer sessions (60 minutes) for Aromatherapy
- Education in Aromatherapy treatment and pharmacopeia to staff and families.
Silk Sheets – ecological luxury! Silk breathes – silk cools – silk warms and assist in skin conditions by being anti-allergenic. Silk pillow slips also protect hair breakage.
Lavender Pillows: A special treat which enhances sleep and relaxation through the gentle aroma of healing lavender
Essential Oils & Diffusers: (May be a link here to www.infinityspirituality.com.au resources and products) Price List available
Aromatherapy and Essential Oils
Aromatherapy is the application of pure essential oils through massage with base oils or handcreams, vaporisers, floral sprays or bathing – to enjoy the great healing properties of the oils.
Dr. Elizabeth Kaziro is an Aromatherapist with expertise in different massage modalities, fitness for the elderly and counselling. She offers a wholistic approach to prevention, maintenance and healing using 100% essential oils.
Many oils provide stamina, endurance and a calming and uplifting effect. Others are helpful for joint problems, appetite loss, insomnia and stress. Essential oils also assist in spiritual transformation as well as enhancing physical health.
Elizabeth uses Sasy n Savy products including Essential Oils, Skin Care Products, Shampoos & Conditioners, Bath Gels, Lip Balms, Foot Revivers, Vaporisers & Floral Sprays. They can also be purchased by item or as gift packs with a special healing meditation and relaxation CD.
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