Best Natural Spa Treatments for Relaxation

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You’re finally on holiday and the only thing you want to do is relax. What could be better than a soothing massage to start with? 

Indulgent spa treatments are more than just pampering. They can ease aches and pains, melt away stress, and leave you feeling rejuvenated from head to toe.  

The secret to this transformative experience lies not just in the skilled hands of the therapist, but also in the natural ingredients used in the oils and scrubs.  

So, when it comes to crafting your perfect spa journey, consider the power of nature’s bounty! Coconut oil, known for its moisturising properties, can leave your skin feeling silky smooth.  

Fresh lemongrass, with its invigorating scent, can uplift your mood and energise your senses. And moringa powder, packed with antioxidants, can promote a healthy glow.  

Each ingredient offers unique benefits, making your spa experience truly personalised and unforgettable. 

1. The Multitasking Marvel: Coconut Oil

From cooking to removing makeup, coconut oil is a true multi-tasking wonder!  This tropical oil, extracted from the fruit of the coconut palm, has surged in popularity in recent years, and for good reason.   

Drinking fresh coconut waterNot only do coconuts taste delicious, coconut oil is great for the skin!
Credit: @simon.ette

Coconut oil is a fantastic moisturiser, thanks to its ability to deeply penetrate the skin and lock in moisture. This is especially beneficial in hotter climates where skin tends to dry out more quickly.   

Plus, coconut oil’s natural antibacterial and antifungal properties make it a great choice for those looking for a natural way to cleanse and soothe their skin. 

Popular with massage therapists, warm coconut oil helps to ease muscle tension and helps to induce complete relaxation.

Massage using coconut pouchesTherapists warm the coconut pouches before the massage

Try the power of coconut oil yourself

Experience the transformative power of coconut oil for yourself at Constance Moofushi Maldives.  Our spa treatments use warm coconut oil to create a deeply nourishing and relaxing experience.  

Imagine sinking into a massage with the sound of the waves lapping at the shore and the gentle scent of coconut filling the air. Pure bliss!

2. The Invigorating Essence of Lemongrass

Lemongrass is more than just a delicious ingredient in Southeast Asian cuisine; it’s also a powerful tool for relaxation and rejuvenation in the spa world.  

This fragrant grass boasts a delightful citrusy scent that instantly uplifts the mood and energises the senses. 

Lemongrass in gardenOrganic lemongrass is grown at Constance Ephelia’s spa village – lemongrass is abundant in Seychelles
Credit: iStock

A Sensory Experience

Constance Ephelia Seychelles offers a unique spa treatment that harnesses the full potential of lemongrass.  The experience begins with organic lemongrass oil incorporated into the massage oil.  

This oil, with its calming properties, helps to melt away tension and promote deep relaxation.  The treatment takes a surprising turn when fresh lemongrass stalks are gently tapped along the back and legs. This invigorating technique further stimulates circulation and enhances the overall sensory experience. 

Friendly staff serve teaEnjoy a lemongrass tea after your treatment

The Perfect Ending: Lemongrass and Ginger Tea

To complete this revitalising journey, Constance Ephelia Seychelles concludes the treatment with a cup of warm or cold lemongrass and ginger tea.  

This soothing beverage not only complements the massage but also offers additional health benefits.  

Lemongrass is known for its digestive properties, while ginger boasts anti-inflammatory effects, leaving you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated from the inside out.

3. Detox with power plant fennel

Fennel oil isn’t just a culinary delight used in dishes; it’s a hidden gem in the world of spa treatments.  

This essential oil, extracted from the fennel plant, boasts a range of benefits that extend far beyond flavour. 

Fennel seeds in bowlFennel seeds – the aniseed flavour isn’t for everyone, but you can still experience benefits from its essential oil form!

Fennel oil offers a surprising array of properties that make it a valuable spa ingredient. Here’s why: 

  • Respiratory and Digestive Support: Fennel oil is known to be beneficial for the respiratory and digestive systems. Its properties can help ease congestion and soothe digestive issues. 
  • Skin Health Enhancer: Looking for a radiant glow? Fennel oil may be the answer! It possesses antioxidant and antimicrobial properties, which can help improve the overall condition of your skin. 

With so many advantages, it’s no wonder fennel oil is finding its way into spa treatments. 

essential oils at ConstanceOur U Spa ‘Detox Oil’ contains fennel essential oil

The Detoxifying Massage with Fennel Oil: A Clarifying Experience

Looking to melt away stress and tension? Consider a massage incorporating a clarifying body oil that harnesses the power of fennel oil.  

This oil, often blended with geranium, grapefruit, and ginger, creates a truly transformative experience.  

Gentle, slow stroking massage movements help to: 

  • Promote Relaxation: Fennel oil’s calming properties work alongside the other ingredients to create a deeply relaxing experience. 
  • Detoxification: Grapefruit and ginger, known for their detoxifying properties, can help eliminate toxins and leave you feeling refreshed. 
  • Uplift the Mood: Geranium oil adds a touch of uplifting citrus, further enhancing your overall sense of well-being. 

Experience the revitalising power of fennel oil for yourself

The signature massage treatment at Constance Prince Maurice incorporates a detoxifying body oil featuring fennel oil as a key ingredient.  

Imagine gentle strokes washing away stress as you inhale the invigorating aroma of fennel, grapefruit, and ginger.  

This treatment is the perfect way to leave you feeling renewed and rejuvenated from head to toe.

4. Moreish moringa 

Moringa powder is a powerhouse derived from nature’s most nutrient-rich plants.   

Extracted from the leaves of the moringa tree, often referred to as the “miracle tree,” moringa powder boasts a wealth of health benefits that extend far beyond the spa treatment room. 

Moringa powderMoringa powder has a vibrant green colour

Moringa powder is a true superfood, packed with essential vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Here’s a glimpse of what this wonder ingredient can offer:  

  • Combats Fatigue: Feeling sluggish? Moringa powder may be the answer! Its properties are known to help reduce fatigue and boost energy levels. 
  • Glowing Skin: Looking for a natural way to achieve radiant skin? Moringa powder’s antioxidants can help fight free radicals and promote a healthy complexion. 
  • Immune System Support: Moringa powder is believed to strengthen the immune system, making you more resistant to illness. 

With its diverse range of benefits, it’s no surprise that moringa powder is making waves in the spa world. 

Spa treatments at Constance HalaveliEnjoy a signature spa treatment with the benefits of moringa at
Constance Halaveli’s U Spa

The Moringa Indulgence: A Luxurious Escape

Unwind and rejuvenate with a spa treatment that harnesses the power of moringa powder at Constance Halaveli Maldives. Following this revitalising foot treatment, youll ease into a full-body massage designed to melt away stress and tension.   

The skilled therapist will incorporate a fusion of coconut oil and moringa juice or powder, creating a personalised and deeply nourishing experience. The massage will extend to your scalp, further enhancing relaxation and promoting a sense of complete well-being.   

Imagine the calming aroma of coconut mingling with the invigorating scent of moringa as you drift off into a state of pure bliss. This decadent treatment is the perfect way to experience the transformative power of nature’s finest ingredients.

5. The Calming Bloom of Ylang Ylang Oil

Ylang ylang essential oil is a natural remedy with a rich history in aromatherapy.  

Extracted from the delicate flowers of the ylang ylang tree through a meticulous steam distillation process, this essential oil offers a range of potential benefits to make the most of your spa experience. 

ylang ylang tree flowersA ylang ylang tree in bloom
Credit: Lotus Garden Botanicals

Potential Benefits of Ylang Ylang Oil

Ylang ylang essential oil has been used for centuries in traditional medicine and is now finding its place in modern wellness practices.   

Here’s a glimpse of its potential benefits: 

  • Mood-Boosting Properties: Ylang ylang oil is believed to have antidepressant qualities, helping to elevate mood and combat feelings of anxiety. 
  • Natural Antiseptic: Some studies suggest that ylang ylang oil may possess antiseptic properties, offering potential benefits for wound healing and skin health. 
  • Blood Pressure Support: Early research indicates that ylang ylang oil may help regulate blood pressure, promoting overall cardiovascular health. 

 While more research is needed to fully understand the extent of its benefits, ylang ylang oil’s potential is undeniable. 

U Spa by Constance productsU Spa by Constance has created the ‘Relax Oil’ using ylang ylang, frangipani, lemongrass and neroli essential oils

Experience a relaxing ylang ylang massage with a tranquil touch

Indulge in a spa treatment infused with the calming essence of ylang ylang oil at Constance Belle Mare Plagein Mauritius. 

Their signature massage incorporates ylang ylang oil, expertly blended with other essential oils known for their relaxing properties.   

As the skilled therapist applies gentle pressure, the soothing aroma fills the air, promoting a deep sense of peace and tranquillity.   

This treatment is designed to melt away stress, leaving you feeling centred and completely rejuvenated. 

6. The power of local herbs

The world of natural medicine offers a treasure trove of ingredients with the potential to promote relaxation and rejuvenation.   

At Constance Spas, we believe in harnessing the power of these natural wonders to craft truly transformative spa experiences. Looking beyond traditional spa ingredients, Constance Spas draws inspiration from local medicinal practices to create unique and effective treatments.  

This philosophy is evident in the signature massage offered at at Constance Lemuria in the Seychelles.  

Constance Lemuria Seychelles spa treatmentsClose your eyes and relax…

A Celebration of Local Ingredients

Experience the magic of locally-sourced ingredients at Constance Lemuria Seychelles with their signature massage. This unique treatment features a specially prepared herbal bundle, meticulously crafted within the resort’s own garden. The bundle combines cinnamon, ginger, lemongrass, and clove – each herb carefully chosen for its specific properties. These powerful ingredients are then dried in the warm Seychellois sunshine, further concentrating their essence.   

During the massage, the therapist will skilfully combine the herbal bundle with warm oils and expert massage techniques. The result?  A deeply relaxing experience that targets muscle tension and promotes improved circulation. Inhale the invigorating aroma of the herbs as you drift off into a state of complete peace.   

This signature massage is a testament to the transformative power of nature and the expertise of our skilled therapists. 


The Transformative Power of Nature’s Embrace

Indulge in a signature spa treatment on offer at Constance Hotels & Resorts to help you relax, rejuvenate and energise. 

So, whether you seek to unwind with a relaxing massage or soothe your skin with a natural scrub, Constance Spas offer a haven of tranquillity and rejuvenation.  

Embrace the transformative power of nature’s embrace and emerge feeling renewed from head to toe. 

Ready to embark on your spa journey?  

Have you tried any of our signature spa treatments at U Spa by Constance? Let us know in the comments!

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1 Comment

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    Mrs J L Wilson
    May 5, 2020 at 11:52 am

    My friend and I had a holiday with you last year and purchased the face exfoliator. Can you please tell me if it is possible to purchase further supplies of this, and at what cost, including shipping?

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