START Position is w/ person lying on their back.
*Apply oil on each foot
-Back 2 Spine, have client face down on table.
6-8 drops lumbar to cervical spine.
-Feather along spin in strokes of 3.
Then apply 10-25 drops V-6 on back, neck and shoulders.
Starting on one side of the spine, gently massage the oils in along the spine.
Oregano- phenols clean the receptor sites, strong anti-microbial
- 2-4 drops
Thyme- stimulates nerve receptors
*Always have lavender w/ you in case of redness or irritation.
The greater the inflammation and viral infection along the spine, the hotter the area along the spine will become. Pay attention to what the person is saying. Pay close attention because the back can become very hot! Some people will experience no heat. The more out of balance, the more virus or bacteria activity in the body.
In Raindrop Technique is a sequence of anointing with oils and laying on of hands that brings structural alignment and relaxation. There are many versions of application. One variation uses the oils birch, lemongrass, marjoram, cypress and a couple drops of peppermint if there are arthritic or compressed disks. Wintergreen is also used for bones and soft tissue, anti-inflammatory. In the January 2000 version and DVD from Young Living he uses Valor, Oregano, Thyme, Basil, Wintergreen or Birch, Marjoram, Cypress, Peppermint. The Massage Blend OrthoEase is a massage base oil of wheat germ, grape see, almond, olive, and vitamin E containing wintergreen, juniper, marjoram, red thyme, vetiver, peppermint, eucalyptus and lemongrass.
Aromatherapy practitioners also add other therapies like tuning forks to enhance the use of essential oils. Raindrop technique originated in the 1980s from the research of D. Gary Young working with Wallace Black Elk, a Lakota medicine man. Raindrop Application should only be used if you are very confident in what you are doing. Use caution and end w/ words of comfort.