The Best Carrier Oils to Use in Massage Therapy, Part II

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Here are the rest of the recommended carrier oils for massage therapy in addition to Sweet Almond Oil and Apricot Kernel Oil: 3. Grapeseed Oil has major Essential Fatty Acids in it along with astringent properties. Its satiny afterglow is due to its thin viscosity. With a comparatively short shelf life, it is great for skin…

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Types of Essential Oils Used in Massage Therapy

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The type of essential oil that is used in massage therapy is very individual for each client’s needs. There are oils for relaxation, muscle pain, anxiety, and many other conditions that affect us on a regular basis. Most massage therapists use essential oils that promote wither relaxation or detoxification. Essential oils for relaxation during a…

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Massage Therapy for First-Timers

Massage therapy is an accepted treatment modality. Massage therapists are licensed in all of the states in the U.S. except Alaska, Kansas, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Vermont, and Wyoming. The earliest licensure law enacted for massage therapists was in Florida in 1943, followed in 1947 by Hawaii, then Oregon and Arkansas in 1951. People who need to…

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Special Uses for Massage Therapy

Massage therapy is an effective intervention in a wide variety of situations. Beyond just making you feel good, it has important applications in assisting with healing from many traumas. Massage therapy for hospitalized patients In a project headed by Marlaine Smith of the University of Colorado done in 1999, Smith and her colleagues in the…

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