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38 m a s s a g e & b o d y wo r k j a n u a r y/ fe b r u a r y 2 0 2 3 GENTLE AROMATHERAPY FOR ELDERLY CLIENTS From Insomnia to Dementia, Essential Oils Offer Support By Anne Williams KEY POINTS • Studies show that aromatherapy can be a useful tool in helping common complaints from adults 75 and older. • It's important to create aromatherapy synergies for older adults with considerations for thin, delicate skin and possibly compromised kidney, liver, and cardiovascular function. • The proper application and combinations of botanical oils can relieve anxiety and depression, insomnia, and pain in older adults.

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