The use of carrier oils in aromatherapy massage and their effect on skin

Aromatherapy massage is a treatment in which essential oils are used. It combines the beneficial effects
of manual massage technique, essential and carrier oils. Base oils are the mediators of aromatherapy; they improve contact between the masseur`s hands and the patient`s body and have nurturing properties. The present paper focuses on plant oils used for aromatherapy massages, such as olive, sesame, jojoba, almond, wheat germ, grape seed or peach oils.

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Vincent Pol University in Lublin
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