Aromatherapy is the art and science of using naturally extracted plant aromatic essences to promote physical, mental, and emotional health. Pure therapeutic essential oils enhance the body's natural ability to balance, regulate, heal, and maintain itself.
**As requested, all aromatherapy oils are now available for in-office purchase
Exclusively at Bodhisattva Bodywork Aromatherapy Oils
Add (presence. clarity. balance. compassion. peace. courage. comfort. ease) to any session.
The Five Family Aromatherapy Oils© -- formulated for use with The Dakini Sessions
presence. The Buddha Family – color White – element Ether – afflictive emotion Disconnect – transformed emotion Spacious Awareness.
Patchouli: for apathy and indecision, sharpens wits
Cedar: a mild stimulant, grounds, clears negative energy, promotes clarity of mind
Coriander: circulates chi, addresses lethargy, brings calm joy, stimulates creative energy
Bergamot Mint: relieves depression and anxiety
Clary Sage: calms mind, aids with indecision
clarity. The Vajra Family – color Blue – element Water – afflictive emotion Anger – transformed emotion Mirror-Like Wisdom.
Vetiver: cool and moist, clears heart, calms, uplifts
Petitgrain: releases anger and panic, protects against mental anguish
Ylang Ylang: tonic for overexcitation and temper
balance. The Ratna family – color Yellow – element Earth – afflictive emotion Insecurity – transformed emotion Equanimity
Spikenard: grounds, balances, reduces fear and brings courage
Cardamom: enhances concentration, strengthens resolve, encourages generosity, brings emotional balance
Geranium: balances, enhances sensory perception, relieves insecurity
Lemongrass: cuts through emotional fog, helps forgiveness of self and others, encourages calm and balance
Grapefruit: calms while energizing, addresses overindulgence, aids with shedding of ego, encourages generosity
compassion. The Padma family – color Red – element Fire – afflictive emotion Grasping – transformed emotion Discriminating-Awareness Wisdom.
Amyris: relaxes and calms nerves and heart chakra; anchors energy in a state of receptivity and openness; opens the pathways for love, inspiration, and transformation
Cacao: reduces anxiety, helps break addictive patterns, enhances pleasure
Rose: nurtures, promotes self-love
Lavender: supports ability to turn inward, increases awareness
peace. The Karma family – color Green – element Air – afflictive emotion Anxiety – transformed emotion All-Accomplishing Wisdom.
Frankincense: free excess tension, promotes higher consciousness
Sweet Marjoram: reduces obsessive thought
Cypress: dissipates fear, increases circulation, aids concentration, reduces loose thinking
Tangerine: quells nervousness and anxiety
Fearless Compassion Aromatherapy Oil© -- formulated for use with Green Tara Meditation Massage
Rosewood: invites compassion into heart, induces meditative state, supports self-empowerment
Tea Tree: dispels feelings of victimization, assists with recognition of and acceptance of shadow self, promotes healthy boundaries
Ginger: promotes confidence and positive self-worth, reduces resistance, instills inner strength
Ylang Ylang: promotes enthusiasm and confidence, clears anger and frustration
Lemon: opens heart chakra, encourages trust, instills sense of security, promotes hope
Comforted Child Aromatherapy Oil© -- formulated for use with the Comforted Child Nurturing Massage
Benzoin: calms and uplifts, boosts circulation
Cacao: opens heart chakra, reduces stress and anxiety
Amyris: anchors energy in state of receptivity and openness, uplifts and soothes
Frankincense: strengthens immune system, encourages trust
Bergamot Mint: relieves depression and anxiety
Petitgrain: relieves anger and panic, uplifts and relaxes
Ylang Ylang: relieves depression, boosts self-esteem
Rose: calms and supports heart, invokes joy
Seated Warrior Pain Relief Oil© -- formulated for use with the Seated Warrior Pain Relief Massage
Plai: relieves pain and inflammation of joints and muscles, reduces swelling
Sweet Marjoram: analgesic for overexertion of muscles, antispasmodic, relieves inflammation
Scotch Pine: relieves fatigue, stimulates circulation, relieves joint and muscle aches
Lavender: anti-inflammatory, balances, calms, relaxes
All of the Exclusively at Bodhisattva Bodywork Aromatherapy Oils© contain therapeutic-grade pure essential oils. As much as possible, the oils are either organic or wildcrafted. Although the essential oils are in dilutions "generally recognized as safe" and the aroma is not as strong as a perfume, they are still very potent. Use with care. The above descriptions are informational only and should not be used to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.