“THE SAFE AND EFFECTIVE USE OF ESSENTIAL OILS TO ENHANCE YOUR MASSAGE TREATMENTS”
A practical workshop with Eddie Caldwell FNAMMT
Saturday 24th March 9.30am start.
What are essential oils and their role in medicine since earliest times
What are they used for? What do they do?
Are they just a ‘Placebo’ or do they really have an effect?
Case studies: (1) A fungal foot infection (2) “Sandie” (and her two dogs)!
Press reports and research findings about essential oils
The most popular oils and the help they give patients
* anti-inflammatory effects of some oils
* pain relief for muscle injury
* anti-fungal properties (as mentioned in the Case Study above)
* help joint injury recovery
* stress and anxiety reduction
* high blood pressure help
* sleeping problems
* Arthritic conditions such as osteo-arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis
* respiratory conditions
* pre-event massage to aid warm-up preparations
* post-event restorative massage for tired bodies
* irritating skin problems; tags, warts, acne ……and more
How to use oils…Cautions & contraindications; when and when not to use oils
Carrier oils: what to use, e.g. coconut oil/calendula oil/sweet almond oil/ sunflower oil/flaxseed oil and how to blend carrier with essential oils for massage
Mixing oils: mixing blends – for relaxation, anti-fungal conditions, muscle pain, etc
Other uses: burners and diffusers, in cooking, bathing & personal hygiene
Grades of oils: a guide from therapeutic grade to poor quality cosmetic oils
Other oils: e.g. Neem oil, cannabis oil (non-recreational!) please turn over >>>>>
“Oils add that “extra edge” to your treatment” – Gina Kerr (Tutor Northern Ireland School of Massage in Londonderry).
Attendance fee: £100 PAYABLE AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION.
CPD certificate of attendance awarded on completion.
CLASS LIMITED TO 10 ON A “FIRST COME” BASIS
Contact: for any further information about the Oils Workshop
Northern Institute of Massage
14-16 St Mary’s Place, Bury, Lancashire BL9 0DZ
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