Omni Escapes Magazine Escapes Magazine Fall 2017 - Page 13

ESSENTIAL TREATMENTS DISCOVER THE MYRIAD BENEFITS OF SOME OF THE MOST COMMONLY USED ESSENTIAL OILS. LAVENDER: This oil can be used for calming and muscle relaxation when combined with a carrier oil, and is excellent for the skin. It has antiviral, antibacterial and antifungal properties, making it great for combating colds and flu. EUCALYPTUS: Known for its ability to clear respiratory congestion, eucalyptus can be inhaled directly from the bottle, diffused in a room or mixed with a carrier oil and used as a chest rub. It is antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal so it’s also helpful for colds, flu and coughs. Clockwise from top: the quiet room at Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa; a selection of essential oils; essential oils can be added to treatments like massages for extra pain relief and soothing. and body treatment. Spa guests may choose laven- Donato says. “The blend allows for penetration der, peppermint and arnica, or citrus essential oil. within the skin to help the muscles further benefit Each service imparts a dif- from the stimulating ferent energy based on pressure, as arnica pro- “ESSENTIAL OILS HAVE BEEN USED the oil selection, accord- motes pain relief and THROUGHOUT HISTORY TO PROMOTE ing to Spa Director helps soothe sore or HEALTH AND WELLNESS. THE SPRINGS Monica Donato. tired muscles from over- “Our lavender blend use. Finally, our citrus ETERNAL SPA INCORPORATES THE BENEFITS calms and helps quiet blend is for guests who OF ESSENTIAL OILS IN OUR AROMATHERAPY the mind, which is ideal are looking to receive MASSAGE AS A NATURAL RESOURCE TO for most people look- more energy from their HELP ALIGN THE MIND AND BODY.” ing for an experience experience. Citrus - Stephanie Caldwell to unwind and relax, essential oil is great whereas the pepper- at promoting a more mint and arnica blend is for guests interested in a uplifting and energetic mood. Guests leave relaxed more therapeutic approach to their experience,” and energy levels are replenished.” • FA L L 2 0 1 7 OE3-Spa-eV4-e.indd 13 | 13 | PEPPERMINT: Peppermint is best known for alleviating headaches and rejuvenating tired feet. It can also be used to treat nausea, motion sick- ness and even muscle aches and cramps. ESCAPES 9/29/17 3:20 PM