Although the term “Aromatherapy” was not widely used until 1928 by French chemists, the use of essential oils and botanical extracts for their healing properties goes back thousands of years. Egyptians, Romans and many civilizations have yielded the many health benefits of aromatherapy oils. The Spa at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise has a number of Signature treatment that embraces the benefits of this philosophy Chateau Signature Facial A beneficial and relaxing facial treatment that utilizes some of the best skin care products in the world, which are formulated with essential oils at their core. Calm Mind Oil contains Peppermint and Lavender which helps sedate your central nervous system and relax and enjoy the benefits of the facial experience. All facial treatments begin with this blended oil. A combination of oils and botanicals will be Individually tailored to suit your skin type and obtain your own personal skin care results. Alpine Moroccan Oil Pedicure This treatment contains a Rich Argon oil based exfoliant, not beneficial for its aroma, but deeply hydrating and nourishing oil for the skin. Chateau Signature Couples Massage This unique styled massage to be shared with a friend or a loved one features the spas custom blended oil of Lavender, Rosewood, Geranium, Palmarosa and Vetiver. Lavender - Lavender oil is used in baths, room sprays, toilet waters, perfumes, colognes, massage oils. A floral aroma which combines well with many oils. Benefits: balancing, soothing, normalizing, calming, relaxing, healing Rosewood - or bois de rose, is a tropical tree growing. It has a sweet-woody, floral-nutmeg. Benefits: gently strengthening immune system & calming. Geranium - This oil is one of the most important perfumery oils and is an important ingredient in all types of fragrances. It has a powerful, leafy-rose aroma with fruity, mint undertones. Benefits: soothing, mood-lifting, balancing. Palmarosa - Palmarosa is distilled from a grass closely related to citronella and lemongrass. The oil has a floral-rose grassy scent. Palmarosa is a cleansing, astringent addition to products that are used on the skin. benefits: refreshing. Vitiver - The aroma is rich, woody, earthy and sweet. Aromatherapy benefits: supportive, grounding & calming Chateau Signature Foot Therapy Perfect for those who indulge in the local scenery and partake in winter activities. A foot and chin exfoliation infused with Chamomile and Menthol cool and refresh tired feet. Chamomile’s soothing and nurturing qualities are offset by Pine oil which is a natural antiseptic and aids circulation. Chateau Signature Alpine Aroma Spa Ceremony This treatment will restore balance to your wellbeing, as well as enrich your senses. The treatment begins with an invigorating Turkish salt scrub exfoliation infused eucalyptus. A hydrotherapy bath will allow you to soak in a choice of relaxation inducing aromatherapy oils. A Scalp treatment featuring Moroccan Argan Oil followed by a choice of Aromatherapy oils and lotion is applied to deeply hydrate and nourish your skin to leave you feeling revitalized.