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With February being the month of love, here are some ways to spice up your love life with your mate. Explore these techniques and special oil blends you and your honey can use to heat up your love life. Some couples choose to go to a spa for couple massages given by professional massage therapists. This can be a special time for a couple, where they schedule time together. You can bring your own oil blend to the spa or request a nice oil blend especially for couples that the spa provides. Some couples enjoy reserving romantic suites like The Sybaris or Essence Suites, which are popular spots in the Chicago area. Others create sensual home spa treatments to enjoy. Get a babysitter, prepare a nice meal and "get your groove on."

Preparation for that special time with your mate
Using essential oils is a way to arouse the senses. Aromatherapy has positive affects on the mind, body and spirit. The aroma is stimulating. Different essential oils have amazing properties. Essential oils are actually natural and come from plants and flowers such as lavender and lemon. They have different affects, some promote relaxation and balance. Certain other oils cause stimulation. Incorporating aromatherapy can heighten that romantic time together. Use the special blended massage oils on the head, the neck and shoulders and try the feet for a nice aromatherapy treatment. Your mate will love it. Science has discovered that the sense of smell is significant in your overall health. With the right oils, it can be an aphrodisiac for couples. (Aphrodisiac meaning - to increase sexual desire). Add a few drops in a spray bottle of water, then spray the room or your pillow to get the aroma in the air for that ambiance. You can also add a few drops to your bath water. Diffusers are another way to fill the room with the aromas of the oils of choice. You are treating your mate in special way by using these oils that are natural and chemical-free.

Select the best base oils
First, select the base oil for the blend of oils you are going to use with your mate. The fact that you created a special blend just for your mate will help score some points. Make sure you have the dark glass bottles on hand (check Amazon). Add the base oil of choice, such as grape seed oil, coconut oil or olive oil or even mix a few base oils together. Include jojoba oil, which is healing. Some love shea butters and coco butters to tantalize the senses. You can even warm the oils before the massage for a sensual massage. This all helps make the massage more pleasurable.

Create that romantic home spa setting
Prepare your mate's favorite meal. If you are together at home or in the romantic suite you have reserved for the special time together, it can be a sexy time. Don't forget the music to set the mood, have that personalized playlist from your iTunes or on Pandora.com of the best love songs for romance. Slide on your comfortable and sexy night wear. Now, for the icing on the cake, bring out the oil blends for the romantic evening that will spice up your love session. Lay on that special pallet, on the floor. This makes it easier for the one giving the massage. The aroma will heighten the mood and the gift of touch fulfills human needs that we all crave. Apply the special blends gently with massage. You can learn from sensual couple massage DVDs. Review the few tips below. A sensual massage is so important for a couple. It is a beautiful way to express your love and make your mate feel special. With the hectic lifestyles we lead now days, stress and anxiety can affect your love life. Massage helps to relieve stress and improve that intimate time.

Some suggested tantalizing oil recipe for couples:

Aphrodisiac Massage Oil
1 drop Jasmine
1 drop Rose
2 drops Sandalwood
1 drop Bergamot
2 teaspoons Massage Oil

Massage oil for romance
Try a head massage with essential oils. This may help him / her relax and be in a conducive mood for romance.
Mix 2 drops of Lavender, Rose and Geranium into a teaspoon
of Almond and Jojoba oils each.
Rub this oil on your hands and then massage your partner’s forehead gently. Rub outwards towards the ears.
Next, proceed to using circular motions to massage the forehead.

Other oils that are good aphrodisiacs
- Patchouli
- Sandalwood
- Ylang Ylang
- Vetiver
- Clary Sage
Don't forget diffusers, aromatic bath water and sensual room sprays.

The ZYTO Compass scan is recommended. It is a device that works by a person placing their hand on something similar to a computer mouse, but it is a little larger. It will read your body through biofeedback and give you a list of oils your body prefers. These oils will improve your massage treatments and is great for Aromatherapy.

Inquire with Marguerite Wright, the Spa Treatment Examiner if you would like more details on this scan. Purchase your supply of essential oils at: www.mynsp.com/motherknowsbest. Email Marguerite at: momsherbs@gmail.com. She is on Twitter and Instagram as @momsherbs and Facebook: www.facebook.com/www.motherknowsbest.net.

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