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The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, London offers a range of pampering massages that incorporate practices and therapeutic treatments from around the world. One of the most popular massages is the Oriental Essence. The rubdown targets the neck and shoulders and uses the spa’s own blend of ginger, mandarin and frankincense oil. If you really need to stomp out tension, there’s the therapeutic massage in which therapists use their elbows and forearms. You can also get an aromatherapy, hot stone and four-hand massage, of if you’ve been pounding the pavement in the nearby shops, there’s the Oriental Foot Therapy, which includes a wonderful fragrant soak. Be sure to ask about the spa’s “Journeys” as well. The English Rose treatment, for example, includes a rose-infused poultice massage, while the Chinese medicine consult includes acupuncture, acupressure and massage.