Frequently Asked Questions
Where is your store?
Our flagship store is located at 49 Old Solomons Island Road Unit 102, Annapolis, MD 21401.
What services and products do you offer?
We offer numerous types of therapeutic massage, holistic facials. Our product line includes an extensive selection of individual essential oils as well as aromatherapy-based products for your face, your skin/body, and your household. You can find all of these through the top menu above.
Can I order products online? Where do you ship to?
Yes, we have an online store. We ship to the following locations: Unites States including Hawaii and Alaska.
How did Your Body Needs begin? We began introducing quality essential oils to our massage therapy clients. From the very beginning we hand-blended all our massage oils formulating our blends with plant oil bases only. As the years grew, so did the interest in essential oils - today our store sells sourced essential oils, blends, plant oils (vegetable oils), custom blends and accessories.
When can I book an appointment? Available 7 days a week from 8:00 am until evening depending on available hours on each specific day. Online Booking is available 24/7. Reception hours are generally 10am - 5pm Monday through Sunday. Reception closes before evening sessions are over. Please book online or call within reception hours if you prefer to speak with someone regarding scheduling.
How Can I Use Essential Oils? In ways you probably didn't realize! Essential Oils are fantastic diffused into the air using a nebulizer or a tea light diffuser. You can put some drops in the bath or shower for an aromatic relaxation or energizing experience, depending on the oils you use. Some essential oils can be used in a steam inhalation for clearing congestion, such as eucalyptus and peppermint.
Additional great information on how to use essential oils and recipes of blends can be found on our blog.
Is there a difference between store bought and True Aromatherapy products? Most of the time - absolutely. Most products claiming to be authentic aromatherapy products are really not. You need to know what you are looking for. The essential oils need to be pure and unadulterated for therapeutic purposes. Many store bought products have been chemically altered. Your Body Needs pure essential oils are specifically created for the purpose of aromatherapy.
Why is Aromatherapy important? Aromatherapy is one of the world’s most popular complementary modalities. French physicians prescribe essential oils to their patients. In other parts of the world, pure essential oils are part of every day life. Athletes use essential oils for their bodies and to help them train. Learning more about this wonderful modality helps you to take more control of your life and your body. Essential oils are true treasures from nature. By understanding a little bit about these wonderful essential oils, they can add a difference to your life. Selecting oils that work for your body’s needs or environmental needs means your quality of life improves. When you find the right essence that resonates with you, whether it be for physical or emotional well being, you will instinctively feel the goodness of the essence. It will provide a feeling of warmth and confidence that stays with you. You will fall in love with it.
Is Aromatherapy only about fragrance? Aromatherapy is not "fragrance." This is a term often used to hide synthetic blends of unknown origin. Aromatherapy requires the use of a specific source called essential oils. These essential oils have therapeutic qualities which direct the outcome of a specific purpose. These essential oils have to go through rigid extracting procedures for them to qualify for use in aromatherapy. Not all fragrances or oils are suitable for aromatherapy even though sometimes labels suggest that it is an aromatherapy product.
Is there more to Aromatherapy than just ”relaxation?" It is true that some essential oils make excellent relaxants and help calm the nervous system. Aromatherapy is more than a “feel good” modality. Aromatherapy can help aid in a broad range of conditions and moods. It also helps tremendously in preventive health care.
Is Aromatherapy a new age phenomenon? The use of extracting oils from plant sources for therapeutic benefit has a history dating back many thousands of years and spanning many different cultures such as Egyptians, Greeks, Chinese, Indians, Romans. At Your Body Needs, we are up front, clear, and grounded in reality about what aromatherapy can and cannot do. We will never promise something our products cannot deliver.
Can I use Aromatherapy as a replacement for traditional means of health care? Aromatherapy can be defined as a complimentary modality. It is meant to compliment existing forms of health care you receive rather than replace them. Essential oils are excellent tools to practice preventive medicine however aromatherapist should not recommend exclusive usage over and against traditional medicine.
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Do you accept Spa Finder gift cards/certificates? We do not accept Spa Finder gift cards/certificates.