Long, flowing connective strokes, called effleurage, generally have these effects.
Many studies have shown that continued stress can increase the incidence of various diseases, and can reduce recovery time.
They can be sedative or stimulating, some have an analgesic and antispasmodic effect, most are antibacterial.
Essential oils can aid in skin care and wound healing.
Following the death of her young child, her first husband and her father, Marguerite trained as a nurse and surgical assistant, and moved to France.
Her interest in aromatherapy began with a book by Dr Chabenes, published in 1838, called Les Grandes Possibilités par les Matières Odoriferantes. Marguerite met and married a French doctor in the early thirties, and continued her research into essential oils.
Harry’s rating has risen over 300 points in the last year, and he is on course to gain a Master title.