Massage Oils

Massage is one of the most popular uses for essential oils and aromatherapy products.   You do not have to be a professional aromatherapist to use massage oils.   You can even make your own massage oils easily buy purchasing one of our carrier oils such as grape seed oil which is relatively cheap.   Always take care to test for allergies before using any oils. 

For a-z of oils see our know your oils leaflet.  Below is a brief description of some of the more common carrier oils with a few recipes to try when making your own massage oils.

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Carrier Oils

Macadamia Nut Oil     - Very rich and soaks into the skin relatively quickly and does not leave any residue.
 
Sweet Almond Oil - Less expensive alternative to Macadamia Nut oil  (similar properties)
 
Grape seed Oil - cheapest ideal for basic massages or making bath oils.
 
Calendula  Oil - Useful carrier oil for reducing scar tissue and stretch marks
 
Jojoba Oil - Use to enrich any of the other oils (will leave skin softer)
 
 

Massage Oil Recipes

1) ANTI STRECH MARKS

20ml Calenda Oil, 1 drop roman chamomile, 2 drops Frankincense, 1 drop lavander

2) MUSCLE SOOTHER

20ml Grape seed Oil, 1 drop German chamomile, 2  drops Rosemary, 2 drops lavander, 3 drops marjoram

3) POOR CIRCULATION

20ml Grape seed oil, 2 drops vetiver, 3 drops ginger, 3 drops grapfruit

4) DOZEY

30ml Grape-seed oil, 3 drops vetiver, 4 drops lavander, 4 drops orange

5) BREATHE EASY

20ml grape seed oil, 3 drops cedarwood,3 drops frankincense, 2 drops benzoin

6) CLEARING THE COBWEBS

20ml grape seed oil, 3 drops ginger, 2 drops lemongrass, 3 drops geranium