Head Massage offers a multidimensional approach to the management of conditions associated with the nervous system such as depression, anxiety, stress and insomnia.
Head is the most important organ of the body because all the sense organs like the eyes, ears, nose and tongue are located in it. Although the techniques used in Head Massage involve only the upper part of the body, the potential benefits are widespread.
Benefits of Head Massage
Increases blood flow to the head, neck and shoulders.
Improves circulation and nutrition to scalp, the skin and the hair.
Relaxes the muscle and nerve fibres of the head, neck and shoulders.
Reduces pain, spasms, restrictions and adhesions in the muscle fibres.
Drains any accumulated toxins.
Stimulates the release of endorphins from the brain.
Relaxes the mind and body.
Improves sleep patterns.
Increases the supply of oxygen to the brain.
Increases energy levels.
Promotes healthy hair growth.
Helps relieve mental fatigue and improves concentration.
Slows down the speed of ageing.
Head Massage with essential oils provides nourishment to all sense organs and promote their normal and natural functioning.
Essential oils for Head Massage
|Hair Loss: Roman chamomile, Rose, Rosewood, Peppermint, Coriander
Oily Hair : Cedarwood, Lavender, Lemon, Sage, Lemon balm, Cypress.
Greying Hair: Coriander, Sage, Lemon.
Hair Growth: Rosemary, Coriander, Cedarwood.
Dundruff: Lavender, Yarrow, Sandalwood , Lemon balm, Cypress, Cedarwood, Rosemary, Ylang Ylang.
Eczema: Lavender, Sandalwood, Roman chamomile, Benzoin, Rose.
Psorisis: Lavender, Sandalwood, Roman chamomile.
Alopecia: Thyme, Rosemary, Lavender, Cedarwood.
Headache and Migraines: Roman chamomile, Clary sage, Eucalyptus, Lavender, Spike lavender, Lemon, Sweet marjoram, Neroli, Peppermint, Rosemary, Thyme.
Insomnia: Lavender, Roman chamomile, Sandalwood, Sweet orange, Ylang Ylang.
Depression, Anxiety & Stress: Bergamot, Basil, Cedarwood, Roman chamomile, Cypress, Frankincense, Elemi, Jasmine Absolute, Lavender, Lemon, Lime, Sweet marjoram, Neroli, Melissa, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Rose, Rosewood, Sandalwood, Vetiver, Ylang Ylang, Sweet orange, Clary sage.
|Carrier oils : Neem, Sesame, Jojoba.|
When using essential oils to treat nervous system it is important to identify the cause of a problem before selecting the essential oils.
Contraindications for Head Massage
Inflammation of the scalp.
Frequency of Head Massage
In India, head massage is often part of a daily schedule. In the western world, as part of a stress management programme, head massage should ideally be carried out once or even twice a week for maximum benefit.
Head Massage balances the body, relieves pressure and soothes away tension, so we can breathe, stand and move more freely. A head massage is a soothing and relaxing treatment, allowing you to escape the stresses and strains of daily living.