Dating back centuries, many people have talked about the amazing virtues of the essential oils as having healing properties. Recent studies have shown what some people have already known for over two centuries and that is the amazing benefits of an aromatherapy massage. A recent study done in London by the Royal free and University College Medical School, used at group of independent reviewers to analyse the results of aromatherapy massage on over 1300 reference studies. Those studies showed that short-term benefits were obtained on psychological well being, supporting the positive effects on anxiety. The also found that aromatherapy massage also helped reduce nausea and pain. There are some additional studies being conducted to determine if aromatherapy Boost the effects of massage done with the essential oils. Various Types of Oils Used Basically, a distillation process extracting them from flowers, plants, woods and herbs obtains the essential oils used in the aromatherapy massage.