Science has confirmed numerous times what your muscles already knew — there are few things that feel better than a massage. The right touch can lead to big physical benefits, including lower blood pressure, better sleep, and a stronger immune system. Some hospitals even use massage as a go-to treatment for helping their patients relax, relieving their insomnia, and minimizing their pain.
As an added benefit, easing away all of that muscular tension can also reduce the tension in your mind. Neuropsychology experts say that a lack of physical touch can lead to depression, aggression, and hyperactivity. In fact, a good massage can have such a strong impact on your mental well-being that it’s the one instance where you’ll gladly be touched by someone who you don’t know very well (or at all!).
But as powerful as the physical and emotional benefits can be, there’s a way to make your next massage even better — by turning it into an aromatherapy massage. Read more