Stretch Mark Massage Oil
1 oz cocoa butter, melted
1/2 oz flaxseed oil
1/4 oz rose hip seed oil
1/4 oz wheat germ oil
10 drops lavender oil
8 drops neroli oil
4 drops vetiver oil
Blend the melted cocoa butter, flaxseed oil rose hip seed oil and wheat germ oil. Transfer the mixture to a clean jar. As it begins to cool ad solidify, add the essential oils. Allow the mixture to cool to a comfortable temperature before using it. Massage the oil into your skin once or twice daily.
From the "Aromatherapy For Vibrant Health and Beauty" by Roberta Wilson
Massage to Relieve Tension
Combine 6 drops lavender, 4 drops chamomile, and 2 drops vetiver with 4 oz. soy oil. Keep in a plastic squeeze bottle.
Oil to Improve Circulation
Combine 6 drops lavender, 4 drops rosemary and 2 drops vetiver with 4 oz. sesame or soy oil. Keep in a plastic squeeze bottle.
Oil for Constipation
Combine 6 drops rosemary and 6 drops thyme with 1 ounce Olive or Sweet almond oil. Keep in a plastic squeeze bottle. Gently massage addomen in a circular motion, starting with the right side.
Oil for Indigestion
Combine 4 drops peppermint, 4 drops marjoram, 4 drops coriander, 4 drops fennel and 4 drops basil with 1 ounce olive or sweet almond oil. Keep in a plasic squeeze bottle. Massage stomach and abdomen gently.
Muscle Cramp Massage Oil
Combine 3 drops chamomile, 3 drops white birch, 3 drops rosemary, 3 drops ginger and 3 drops lavender with 1/2 ounce sweet almond oil. Combine these ingredients in a 1 ounce amber glass bottle.
Muscle Ache Rub
Combine 12 drops black pepper oil, 6 drops marjoram, 6 drops juniper, and 6 drops ginger with 8 oz. sweet almond oil. Keep in a plastic squeeze bottle.
Combine 30 drops bay oil, 15 drops nutmeg oil and 9 drops black pepper oil with 8 ounces peanut oil. Keep in a plastic squeeze bottle.
Combine 3 drops chamomile, 3 drops ginger, 3 drops black pepper, 3 drops white birch, 3 drops rosemary(or eucalyptus) with 12 drops lavender and 1/2 ounce of sweet almond oil. Keep in a plastic squeeze bottle. (For MINOR backaches, use only 2 drops of the essential oils.)
Body Oil for Dry Skin
Combine 10 drops lavender, 10 drops chamomile, 10 drops neroli, 10 drops rosemary, 10 drops carrot seed and 2 ounces almond oil. Keep in a plastic squeeze bottle. Apply after a bath, when skin is still moist.
make your own massage oils
Massage is the oldest form of healing. It relaxes and prompts the body to release toxins. The massage can also help the body to flush out the toxins once they have been released from tight muscles. The simple act of touch is healing to us humans and animals.
4 tablespoons of carrier oil of choice
10 drops of lavender essential oil
10 drops of rosemary essential oil
10 drops of begamont essential oil
Restore the beauty
This massage oil is to help keep mature skin supple and smooth
2 tablespoons of other carrier oil
2 tablespoons of rosehip seed oil
10 drops of palm rosa essential oil
10 drops of lavender essential oil
10 drops of patchouli essential oil
For my poor feet
4 tablespoons of carrier oil
10 drops of spearmint essential oil
5 drops of wintergreen essential oil
5 drops of rosemary essential oil
2 tablespoons of oil
5 drops of lavender essential oil
For Couples only!
2 tablespoons of carrier oil
2 tablespoon of rosehip seed oil
10 drops of Patchouli essential oil
10 drops lemongrass essential oil
10 drops vanilla fragrance oil
(d. stands for drops)
All -Purpose Face and Neck Massage: 3 d. violet oil * 2 d. rose oil: in 20 ml of carrier oil. Add vitamin E for extra richness.
Anti-Tension Massage: 2 d. petitgrain oil * 2 d. lavender oil * 2 d. sandalwood oil: in 20 ml carrier oil. Especially effective on the neck, shoulders, and temples.
Backache Massage: 2 d. eucalyptus oil * 2 d. lavender oil * 1 d. lemon oil: in 20 ml carrier oil. Focus on areas of tension with fingertips.
Bedtime Massage: 3 d. sandalwood oil * 2 d. chamomile oil: in 20 ml of carrier oil.
Calming Back Massage: 4 d. ylang ylang oil * 3 d. jasmine oil * 2 d.geranium oil: in 20 ml of carrier oil.
Circulation Improvement Massage: 6 d. lavender oil * 4 d. rosemary oil * 2 d. vetiver oil: in 4 oz. of sesame oil.
Face and Neck Massage: 2 d. galbanum oil * 3 d. neroli oil: in 20 ml carrier oil.
Hand Massage: 5 d. lime oil * 5 d. thyme oil * 5 d. eucalyptus oil * 5 d. cajeput oil: in 4 tablespoons carrier oil.
Leg Massage: 2 d. cypress oil * 2 d. lime oil * 1 d. lemon oil: in 20 ml carrier oil. Massage on calves, using gentle pressure on varicose veins.
Mature Ckin Massage: 2 d. myrrh oil * 2 d. lavender oil * 2 d. neroli oil: in 20 ml wheatgerm oil.
Pain-Relieving Massage: 3 d. pine oil * 3 d. eucalyptus oil * 3 d. frankincense oil: in 20 ml carrier oil. Especially effective on sore joints.
Relaxing Full-Body Massage: 3 d. neroli oil * 2 d jasmine oil: in 20 ml of carrier oil.
Relaxing Massage: 2 d. geranium oil * 2 d. rose oil * 2 d. lavender oil: in 20 ml carrier oil. Can be used effectively as a face and scalp massage. Relieves anxiety.
Sensual Body Massage: 2 d. patchouli oil * 3 d. geranium oil * 3 d. rose oil: in 20 ml carrier oil.
Stimulating Body Rub: 1 d. peppermint oil * 1 d. myrrh oil * 2 d. lavender oil: in 20 ml carrier oil. This is an excellent winter rub.
Summer Stimulating Massage: 2 d. lemongrass oil * 3 d. orange oil * 1 d. rosemary oil: in 20 ml carrier oil. Good for back and shoulder massages.
Uplifting Massage: 2 d. bergamot oil * 2 d. orange oil * 2 d. petitgrain oil: in 20 ml carrier oil. Good early-morning body rub.
Varicose Vein Massage: 2 d. lime oil * 2 d. cedarwood oil: in 20 ml carrier oil. Rub lightly, using only fingertips.
Wrinkled or Puffy Face Massage: 2 d. rose oil * 1 d. violet oil * 1 d. geranium oil: in 20 ml carrier oil. Rub lightly on face, using only fingertips.
Please read the following warnings about essential oils:
Oils which ARE NOT SUITABLE FOR HOME USE include, but are not restricted to:
cinnamon, clove, hyssop, and sage.
Oils which SHOULD NOT BE USED DURING PREGNANCY include, but are not restricted to:
basil, clove, cinnamon, fennel, hyssop, juniper, marjoram, myrrh, peppermint, rosemary, sage, and white thyme.
Oils which SHOULD NOT BE USED FOR STEAM FACIALS include, but are not restricted to:
bay, clary sage, ginger, juniper, pine, and tea tree.
Oils which are PHOTOSYNTHESIZING include, but are not restricted to:
lemon, bergamot, lime, and orange. Do not go out into the sun for at least two hours after applying these oils to your skin.
a concentrated massage oil for mild depression
2 Tbsp Sweet Almond oil ( or vegetable oil)
1 tsp Wheat germ oil
8 drops Lavender essentail oil
8 drops Ylang ylang essential oil
2 drops Basil essentila oil
2 drops Geranium essential oil
2 drops Bergamot essential oil
In an amber glass bottle, add the essential oils. Add the sweet almond oil and wheat germ oil. Shake gently to mix well. Label. To use apply a small amount onto the back of the hands and chest area. Inhale the essences the hands after application to the skin. During the day, inhale form the back of the hands. The oils will also be absorbed through the skin. Apply two to three times daily.
Anti-Anxiety Massage Oil
apply to the back area
2 Tbsp vegetable oil
12 drops Lavender essential oil
6 drops Ylang ylang essential oil
4 drops Fankincense essential oil
3 drops Cary sage esential oil
In an amber glass bottle, add the essential oils and vegetable oil. Shake gently to mix well. Label. To use, warm the oil by placing in a hot water bath. Apply to the back area in light and gentle strokes.
' Headache Oil
massage oil for tension headaches
1 Tbsp vegetable oil
10 drops Lavender essential oil
5 drops Peppermint esential oil
200 IU's Vitamin E (optional)
In an amber glass bottle, add the essential oils and vegetable oil. Add the vitamin E. Shake well to mix completely. Label with directions for use.
To use, warm a few drops of the concentrated oil and apply to the temples of the head and just beyond the hairline. Typically this area is sore to the touch if the headache is severe. Gently massage this area with a light pressure. Inhale the essences from cupped hands following the massage. Breathe slowly and concentrate on the breath.
Pina-Colada Massage Oil
1/4 Cup Castor Oil
1/4 Cup Sweet Almond Oil
1/2 Cup Jojoba Oil
1/4 teaspoon Coconut Fragrance Oil
1/4 teaspoon Pineapple Fragrance Oil
Combine all ingredients in a bottle and shake gently until well blended.
Shake before each use
March 24, 2003
GENTLE MASSAGE OIL (Great for baby massages)
4 ounces of oil (olive, almond, apricot, or sunflower)
5 drops lavender essential oil
5 drops orange essential oil
Pour your ingredients right into the bottle your going to use to dispense the massage oils. Just give a good shake to blend the oils and you're all set. If you want a truly heavenly oil use rose essential oil in place of lavender and orange.
Virtual Reality Massage Oil
1 t Dried Basil
1 t Dried Rosemary
1 T Grated Or Sliced Grapefruit-Peel
1/2 c Walnut Oil
Combine all ingredients in a heat-resistant container and warm gently - do not boil. Let the mixture cool completely, then pour into a clean jar and let sit for at least 1 week. Strain and bottle. A few pieces of dried grapefruit peel tied in knots (before drying) or dried rosemary look pretty floating in the bottle.
Yield: 4 ounces