Essential Oils and Aromatherapy are taking the world by storm….and we are embracing the movement! Whether it be used in candles, diffusers or ointments, it’s proving to enhance the well-being of those who enjoy.
At MasterCare, we are innovators and provide more than just bathing, we pride ourselves in our ability to provide the “spa experience”. So it comes as no surprise that we have been utilizing aromatherapy since 2008, using the scents most beneficial to our commitment to relaxation! Aroma means scent, and therapy means treatment. Aromatherapy then, is the use of the fragrant parts of aromatic plants to improve your health and general well being.
Scents like Lavender, Peppermint / Eucalyptus, Chamomile, Rose/Clary Sage are enjoyed using the Aerial Diffusion method. We’ll explain the benefits of each scent here:
MasterCare Sachet Option 1: Lavender:
Lavender oil is believed to have antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. Research has revealed that the essential oil of lavender may be useful for treating anxiety, insomnia, depression and restlessness.
Some studies even suggest that lavender can help digestive issues such as vomiting, nausea, intestinal gas, upset stomach and abdominal swelling.
In addition to helping with digestive issues, lavender is used to help relieve pain from headaches, sprains, toothaches and sores.
MasterCare Sachet Option 2: Peppermint/Eucalyptus
Peppermint is popular for several conditions and illnesses because of its calming effects, including flatulence, menstrual pains, diarrhea, nausea, depression-related anxiety, muscle and nerve pain, the common cold, indigestion and irritable bowel syndrome.
Eucalyptus is a popular scent for it’s healing qualities for sinus and congestion symptoms. With analgesic properties, it’s been shown to help with relieving pain. Other benefits include stimulating the immune system response, Arthritis, Ulcers, Bladder diseases, Diabetes, Fever and Flu.
MasterCare Sachet Option 3: Chamomile
Chamomile is an herb that has been around for centuries. It’s best known for it’s ability to calm an upset stomach and aid with sleep, making Chamomile a natural choice for the MasterCare family! It’s also been used to treat irritation from chest colds, slow-healing wounds, abscesses, gum inflammation, and skin conditions such as psoriasis, eczema, chickenpox, and diaper rash.
MasterCare Sachet Option 4: Rose/Clary Sage
With similar properties in Rose and Clary Sage, we married the two for maximum benefit. There are a few unique properties of each that stand out as well.
Rose often boosts self esteem, confidence and mental strength while efficiently fighting depression; making it the perfect choice for our MasterCare Experience. Other health benefits of Rose Essential Oil can be attributed to its properties as an antidepressant, antiseptic, antiviral, astringent, and laxative.
Clary Sage, there is an ester present called linalyl acetate, which reduces skin inflammation and heal rashes. Furthermore, it balances and regulates the production of natural oils in the skin, reducing both oily and dry skin. The health benefits of Clary Sage Essential Oil can be attributed to its properties as an antidepressant, anticonvulsive, antiseptic, astringent, bactericidal, deodorant and digestive issues.
As the leader in innovative spas and bathing systems, the Aromatherapy feature was designed for the benefit of the bather to relax. The abundance of health benefits from these scents only add to the experience.
The scent is easily diffused into the air in and around the spa or tub via BathAire – MasterCare’s exclusive air-only aeration system. The canister that holds the Aromatherapy pouch (which contains the scented beads) is easily accessible from the deck, or storage cabinet – depending on the spa or tub style purchased. This delivery system also makes aromatherapy customizable for each elder or individual being bathed in a MasterCare tub.
Scents are simple to switch, or leave out as desired. MasterCare provides free samples with every spa or tub and has been a standard, no cost option on all MasterCare tubs since 2008. Visit our Online Marketplace here to order!
Sources: Medical News Today, WebMD, Organic Facts