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Aromatherapy Massage London. Essential Oils Masseur Stoke Newington, Hackney, North London


Aromatherapy Massage London (Hackney)

Anna Shepherd

 Anna Shepherd ITEC, MRQA, IFPA, AOC  

London N16
Telephone: 07411 449 314
website: www.watertiger3.co.uk
e-mail: watertiger3@hotmail.com

Aromatherapy (from a Chinese perspective) & Massage
Aromatherapy is the use of essential oils, which are the concentrated essences distilled from plants, fruits and trees. Like herbs they can help with a wide range of physical and emotional problems. When aromatherapy oils and massage are used in combination, their beneficial effects are mutually enhanced.
Determining the correct oils is based on the in depth approach of Traditional Chinese Medicine - seeing the relationship of the symptoms to the whole body.

During the initial confidential consultation, Anna finds the essential aromatherapy oils most relevant to the overall pattern of health. This is followed by the treatment which blends together Shiatsu stretches and the use of pressure points with Holistic massage. A course of treatments may be required to give the greatest benefit.

Anna has also worked with pregnant women at all stages in pregnancy.

As well as aromatherapy in Hackney, Anna also practises:

Tera Mai™ Reiki and Seichem Healing
Vortex Healing® Energetic Therapy.

Background & Experience
Anna Shepherd has been working with aromatherapy and body therapies since 1988; She holds an I.T.E.C qualification in Massage and trained in Aromatherapy at The Institute for Traditional Herbal Medicine and Aromatherapy. She is a member of the International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists and is registered with the Aromatherapy Organisations Council.

If you are looking for aromatherapy in London in the Clapton/Stoke Newington area then please contact Anna on 07411 449 314 or email:

Further Information About Aromatherapy Massage

The term aromatherapy was first coined in 1937 by the French scientist Rene-Maurice Gattefosse who conducted research into the healing qualities of essential oils. However, aromatic essences were used for their mood-enhancing and health-giving properties back in ancient times. By the 1950's essential oils were diluted in a carrier oil and used in combination with massage. For the first time people were prescribed oils according to their physical and emotional requirements. Aromatherapy had come into its own as a holistic therapy.

The oils come from petals, leaves, roots, resin, bark, seeds and the rind of citrus fruit. They are chemically very complex and have a broad range of actions. Fragrances can be enhaled or absorbed through the skin.

In a consultation the aromatherapist will take a case history and use her (or his) skill in choosing an oil or blend of oils to meet the client's physical, emotional and psychological needs. Oils will be applied using massage or may be inhaled.  

For further information about aromatherapy, please visit The International Federation of Aromatherapists at www.ifaroma.org