A Healing Touch

Develop a Healing Touch

Healing touch is defined as a relaxing, nurturing therapy. Its gentle touch assists in balancing mental, physical, emotional and spiritual well-beings. It works with energy field to support natural ability to heal.

It works in harmony with standard medical care and is beneficial for all ages. It is an energy therapy that uses gentle techniques to heal the body. This touch is based on the belief that human beings are fields of energy that are in constant interaction with environment.

The goal of this touch is to use the energetic interaction between the healing touch massager ant the patient or client in order to restore harmony to the client’s energy system. It eliminates blockages in the energy field so that the patient is in an optimal state for occurrence of healing. This touch is for those who want to enhance wellness in them.

It is considered as an energy-based approach to health and healing. This touch is considered as the most common outcome of massage. In order to have this you can choose any kind of massage therapy as all massages give healing sensation during and after the session.

Session of a Healing Touch

First session of healing touch involves a consultation as well as energy session itself. Massage therapist will ask questions about physical, mental, or emotional situation of individual. After this, individual lays on a specially designed massage table and therapist gently places his/her hands on the individual. It generally lasts for 30-60 minutes. One can feel deeply relaxed and peaceful during and after the session. Regular sessions of healing touch massage are recommended.

Benefits of Healing Touch

  • It reduces stress
  • It eases chronic conditions.
  • It calms anxiety and depression.
  • It helps in recovery from surgery.
  • It deepens the spiritual connections.
  • It supports cancer care.
  • It strengthens the immune system.
  • It creates a sense of wellbeing.

Healing Touch

It is used in wide variety of settings including long term care facilities, hospitals, and private practices and in spas. Healing touch was a therapy founded by J. Menden in 1989 and today it has spread internationally.

Best Essential Oils

There are different massage oils which are considered to be vital for healing purpose. Most important are as follows:


This oil has anti-inflammatory properties, which help to reduce swelling. It has natural warming properties which bring relief to muscles. Its combination wit

Coconut oil is helpful to reduce pain. It is also good for skin.


It is a natural painkiller which helps to relieve pain.


Lavender oil is anti-spasmodic and analgesic properties. It calms down muscles that are in spasm.


It is one of the most effective anti-inflammatory oils. It is often included in many common pain-relieving creams due to its healing properties. It is similar to eucalyptus in its cooling effect but it should be start with small amount to ensure that the cooling sensation provides relief or not.