Stress Relief Homemade Massage Oil Recipe
Learn how to make your own massage oil...
a soothing stress remedy for soul and skin!
Make this sweet, down to earth homemade massage oil recipe to calm your mind, slow your breathing and soothe your nerves.
This is a perfect aromatherapy stress remedy for the end of a long, hectic day - or anytime you feel
frazzled, anxious or overwhelmed. Use it as a warm massage oil with your partner for deep relaxation and mutual comfort.
If you don't have time for a full body massage, give yourself a gentle foot massage...
At work, rub it on your temples and take a 5 minute 'time-out'...
Or rub it into your stomach and torso just before bed to help you sleep.
Stress Relief Massage Oil Recipe
- 5 drops Petitgrain essential oil
- 5 drops Frankincense essential oil
- 3 drops Marjoram essential oil
- 1 drop Jasmine OR Ylang Ylang essential oil (jasmine's better for this recipe, but more expensive)
- 1 drop Vetiver essential oil
- 1/4 cup (60ml) carrier oil of your choice such as
apricot kernel oil,
jojoba oil or
Combine all ingredients in a dark glass or PET plastic bottle.
(I suggest using one with an oil or lotion dispenser cap so you don't accidentally pour it all over everything.)
Wait at least 24 hours after blending to let the mixture 'cure'. Store the bottle in a cool, dark place. Use within three months.
If you want to make a larger amount of this recipe, simply double or triple the recipe.
(Remember to use it within about three months.)
Where to Buy Massage Oil Recipe Ingredients
My favorite supplier for aromatherapy recipe stuff is
Mountain Rose Herbs. They have excellent products at reasonable prices, and I love their staff.
Here's some quick links to the ingredients you'll need for this homemade massage oil recipe...
Apricot kernel oil
Massage Oil Bottles
Too Busy to Make Your Own? Just Buy Some!
Why stress if you're already stressed? If it just seems like too much time, effort or energy to make
any aromatherapy massage oils right now, then give yourself a break and do it the easy way - order some!
Mountain Rose Herbs makes a truly lovely line of
organic massage oils, including...
... Autumn Moon Massage Oil with lavender and cinnamon for just the right degree of warmth,
... Goddess Dreams Massage Oil specifically for sensual massage and,
... Aches and Pains Massage Oil - a therapeutic massage oil, deeply penetrating and soothing for aches, pains and muscle fatigue.
There's more - just click on the
massage oils link and scroll down the page to see what else they have!
Herbal Remedies for Stress
In addition to using aromatherapy for stress, you can also help relieve stress by using herbal supplements.
carries some good
herbal remedies for stress
PureCalm: A natural remedy for anxiety and panic attacks.
Mood Tonic Tissue Salts: Optimize the nervous system, lift mood and reduce anxiety
Anger-Soothe: A homeopathic remedy that temporarily reduces anger and irritability
Click here for more stress remedy blends
or try some of these other recipes and make your own massage oil for more than just relaxation!
Honey Kissed Body Butter Massage Cream
Moonlit Melts Massage Oil Candles
Sugar & Spice Sensual Massage Oil
Vanilla Cream Massage Oil Lotion Bar
Citrus Bliss Massage Oil
Lavender & Lace Massage Oil
Pain Relief Massage Oil
Stop Snoring Massage Oil
Massage Oils Main Page
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