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Here is some information you need to know when receiving this treatment.
Raindrop Therapy is a total body, mind, spirit treatment positively affecting every organ system in the body at a cellular level. Several essential oils are applied directly to the spine, then worked into the body using a combination of bodywork techniques. The positive effects of this treatment can last up to a month. This therapy has an amazing ability to detoxify, boost the immune system, stimulate and soothe the central nervous system, help with circulatory matters and overall offer inner peace by allowing you to go deep into a meditative state .
The therapy itself takes up to 45 min. Then the remainder of the session is geared to releasing the muscular structure of the back and Craniosacral Therapy holds to end the session and create total balance.
You want to eat light, no fried foods or heavy greasy foods. Have many fluids such as herbal teas, water and try to avoid sodas and juices. As this is a detoxing treatment. You will want to have a mellow day after, as this treatment can send you out into a meditative space.
There are contraindications that are important for your therapist to know. Please inform your therapist if you have high blood pressure, if you have sensitive skin. Do you burn in the sun easily? Some of the oils must be changed in order to have this treatment if you have any of the above.
A little on the oils them self:
Valor is a special blend of four oils: rosewood, blue tansy, frankincense, and spruce. Rosewood is credited with a plethora of healing properties that allow it to be antibacterial, anti-infectious, anti-fungal, antiviral, and anti-parasitic. It is soothing to the skin and helps to renew its elasticity. Blue Tansy is used for its antihistamine and anti-inflammatory properties, as well as its ability to reduce and partially relieve the symptoms of arthritis, dermatitis, sciatica, allergies, and tuberculosis. Frankincense is used for its ability to lift the negative effects of despair and stress by stimulating parts of the brain. Spruce, an antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, and anti-infectious agent, is thought to stimulate the emotions toward a sense of balance.
Thyme is mainly used for its antiseptic properties. It is considered beneficial in reducing and eliminating bacteria that is present in the body. Thyme is also thought to be helpful in reducing the effects of fatigue and stress by supplying energy to the body.
-Oregano, reacting in a more aggressive manner than thyme, performs in much the same way in that it helps to stimulate the body’s immune system and balance the metabolism of the body. Moreover, its use should strengthen the vitality of the body.
-Wintergreen is used to elevate the awareness of the body’s sensory system. Additionally, its use is said to relieve joint discomfort, muscle ache, and bone stress.
-Cypress is used to benefit the circulatory system.
-Peppermint, long revered for its healing properties, is used in raindrop therapy for a number of purposes. Included in these are its ability to benefit the respiratory system, sooth digestive problems, improve mental acuity, and to improve the senses of taste and smell.
-Basil is used to relax the muscles, including those of the digestive system and heart. Plus, its use is thought to stimulate the sense of smell and reduce mental fatigue. Applied topically, basil can be used to sooth insect bites.
Marjoram is utilized to calm the body’s respiratory system. Its use is intended to relax the muscles and to reduce and relieve muscle spasms. Additionally, the use of marjoram is thought to calm the nerves. In short, the healing properties associated with marjoram are thought to support the proper functioning of the body’s respiratory system.
-Aroma Siez is a special blend of oils that are essential in helping the body to relax and remain in a calm state of being. The use of this blend is thought to reduce and relieve the soreness and tightness of muscles that have been overworked due to fatigue, stress, or injury. The tiredness of such muscles should dissipate due to the beneficial effects of raindrop therapy and of the application of aroma siez in particular. This blend contains the following essential oils: basil, cypress, marjoram, lavender, and peppermint.
Lavender is considered an anti-inflammatory, analgesic, anticonvulsant, antiseptic, and sedating agent. Moreover, it is thought to safeguard against tumor growth. Among the many healing properties associated with lavender are the abilities to heal rheumatism, depression, earaches, convulsions, bronchitis, asthma, arthritis, heart palpitations, high blood pressure, hives, insect bites, respiratory infection, and nervous tension.
Lemongrass reduce inflammation, relieve headaches, and ease indigestion.
found to act as an antimicrobial (a substance that destroys or suppresses the growth of microorganisms, including bacteria and fungi).