Immerse yourself in supreme relaxation with an aromatherapy massage, harmonizing comforting essential oils and skilled methods. This therapy provides relaxation and aids lymphatic support, enhancing detoxification. Discover the revitalising advantages of aromatherapy’s holistic approach through a soothing massage, promoting both physical and mental well-being.

Aromatherapy Massage with Rieko Oshima-Barclay

The term “Aromatherapy” was coined by French chemist Ren Maurice Gattefoss in the 1920’s to describe the practice of using essential oils. Essential oils are extracted from aromatic plants (flowers, fruits, leaves, woods etc.) which have been widely recognized as beneficial for various health problems.

Each essential oil has its own unique combination of therapeutic properties. These properties include anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, analgesics, antidepressants, expectorant immune stimulants, relaxants and many more. Professional aromatherapy may be safe and beneficial for use in both acute and chronic conditions and for any age.

Aromatherapy affects the body and mind via smell, inhalation and skin penetration. When essential oils are diluted in a carrier oil and massaged into the skin, they are absorbed slowly into the blood stream and travel around the body having a therapeutic effect according to their properties. In aromatherapy massage, essential oils are primarily absorbed through the skin, and the scent of essential oils may have a powerful effect on the emotions. Essential oils are highly volatile and so they can enter the bloodstream through the lungs by inhalation during the massage. After a full consultation, Rieko chooses the appropriate essential oils according to the client’s condition. The client’s mental and physical problems, spiritual energy levels, and skin type are taken into account. The massage takes place on a couch.

Aromatherapy massage is very relaxing and it soothes the nervous system. It also stimulates the circulatory and lymphatic systems improving the supply of nutrients to the body tissues and aiding the elimination of toxins and waste products.

The first appointment includes a consultation (15-20 minutes) in order to complete a confidential medical checklist, devised to establish the most appropriate course of action.

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Aromatherapy Massage with Juliana Rego:

Aromatherapy, sometimes called essential oil therapy, is a gentle therapy that uses
natural plant extracts to promote improved health and well-being of the body, mind
and spirit, through the careful selection of essential oils that can be used topically
during a massage treatment, via aromatherapeutic treatments, and through

Physically, an aromatherapy treatment is beneficial for those who suffer from aches
and pains, muscle soreness and stiff joints, tension headaches, and hormonal
migraines, fatigue, insomnia, digestive problems, and symptoms of PMS,
perimenopause and menopause.

Emotionally, an aromatherapy treatment is beneficial for those who suffer from
anxiety and stress, nervous tension, low mood, lack of focus and concentration, low
energy, and emotional fatigue.

Spiritually, an aromatherapy treatment is beneficial for promoting a sense of calm,
fostering feelings of peace and relaxation, cleansing and purifying the mind and
body, uplifting the spirit and promoting spiritual healing.

To contact Juliana or find out more about her, please visit her website;

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To contact Juliana or find out more about her, please visit her website;


  • Rieko Oshima-Barclay

    Rieko Oshima-Barclay

    Rieko is a qualified and highly experienced Massage Therapist, Reflexologist, Aromatherapist and Medical Herbalist and author. She is a member of CNHC, AoR and IFPA
  • Juliana Rego

    Juliana is a qualified aromatherapist and massage therapist. She is a fully insured member of the Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT)

Rieko is at the Centre Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays

Juliana is at the Centre on Thursdays.

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