Aromatherapy Recipes
using Essential oils for
MASSAGE


Massage oil for Sore Muscles

2 drops Ginger
4 drops Cinnamon
3 Drops Cajuput
3 drops Chamomile
15 ml of your favorite carrier oil
Mix all oils, and use as you would any massage oil. Work into muscles especially after a strenuous workout

CALMING MASSAGE OIL

Petitgrain 6 drops
Orange 5 drops
Neroli 4 drops

Add to 15 ml carrier oil of your choice. Blend (shake well) massage into shoulders and back.

Fatigue Relief Massage Blend

Grapefruit - 6 drops
Palmarosa - 5 drops
Thyme - 4 drops
Carrier Oil of your choice - 15 ml
Blend essential oils in carrier oil. Shake well and use as needed.

(500 Formulas for Aromatherapy by Schiller and Schiller)

Muscle Relaxer Massage

Niaouli - 5 drops
Lavender - 4 drops
Black Pepper and - 3 drops
Pine - 3 drops
Carrier Oil such as almond or apricot oil - 15 ml
Mix essential oils then add carrier oil. warm slightly and use for massage.

(From the Little Giant Book of Aromatherapy by Schiller & Schiller)

FOR your Massage

after a hectic and crazy day!
6 drops Anise
15 drops Rose 5% in Jojoba
6 drops Nutmeg
60 ml of carrier oil 
Massage into upper chest, back of neck, across shoulders and mid back. 
This is one massage oil Al likes. 
Use it to relieve stress and for calming.

FOR Your Massage

This is an uplifting or refreshing massage blend
5 drops Spearmint
3 drops Basil
3 drops Lime
3 drops Rosemary
3 drops Eucalyptus
3 drops Bergamot
20 ml of carrier oil 
Add essential oils to a 1 ounce amber bottle then add carrier oil Mix well and use for massage. 
Omit the carrier oil and use this blend in any diffuser. It is wonderfully refreshing!

MASSAGE OIL for SORE MUSCLES

5 drops Allspice
4 drops Cinnamon
3 Drops Cajuput
3 drops Chamomile
15 ml of your favorite carrier oil

Mix all oils, and use as you would any massage oil.
Work into muscles especially after a workout

FOR Your next RELAXING MASSAGE

4 drops Orange
3 drops Anise
3 drops Cedarwood
3 drops Neroli
2 drops Chamomile
in 15 ml of carrier oil for a relaxing massage

RELAXING BATH

In a warm bath put
4 drops Chamomile and 2 Lavender.
Do this before bed as this is a relaxing blend!

RUBBING OIL for Sore Joints

Marjoram 10 drops
Eucalyptus 8 drops
Cajuput 4 drops
Black Pepper 2 drops
1 cup carrier oil 

Mix all oils and add to the carrier oil- shake well and warm gently before massaging on sore joints.

FOR a BACK ACHE MASSAGE

2 tablespoons - Almond oil,
10 drops - Lavender
6 drops - Rosemary
6 drops - Sandalwood
3 drops - Geranium
Mix in Amber bottle,
Shake and apply to areas of discomfort.

OIL for ACHES, PAIN and RHEUMATISM


Rosemary - 10 drops
Juniper Berry -6 drops
Lavender- 8 drops
Any carrier (base) oil 1 1/2 ounces
(about 45 ml)  Mix all oils, and apply externally as needed.

ALERTNESS MASSAGE


Ginger - 6 drops
Grapefruit- 5 drops
Juniper Berry 4 drops
15 ml of a carrier oil

FOR Your BATH Refreshing bath oil.

4 drops Fir
4 drops Geranium
4 drops Spearmint
2 drops Juniper Berry
2 drops Lemon
and 1 teaspoon carrier oil
Mix well and add to a tub 
of very warm water and RELAX!!

For  SWEET DREAMS

Put a couple of drops of
Marjoram and Lavender
in a warm Bath and enjoy!

A SLEEP MASSAGE OIL

4 drops -  Pine
4 drops - Marjoram
4 drops - Melissa
1 drops - Cinnamon
in 15 ml of Carrier oil.
Mix all ingredients and use to massage.
Nighty Night :-)  !!

SORE MUSCLES?

Sweet Almond oil - 8 ounces
Black pepper - 12 drops
Marjoram - 6 drops
Juniper Berry - 6 drops
Ginger - 6 drops 
Blend these oils together then use as massage oil. You only need to use about a teaspoon or two for a nice massage! 

TO SOOTHE ACHING MUSCLES

4 drops peppermint
4 drops thyme
4 drops Lavender
3 drops Marjoram
5ml any carrier oil.
Mix the essential oils first then add to the carrier oil. Massage to affected areas.
This blend can also be added (about half) to the bath tub. People with sensitive skin should use cautiously as stated above peppermint can be a skin irritant.

For the OVERWORKED BACK

2 tablespoons Carrier Oil
10 drops Lavender
6 drops Rosemary
6 drops Sandalwood
3 drops Geranium
Place the essential oils in an amber glass bottle. Mix well. Add the 2 tablespoons of Carrier Oil . Shake gently to mix well. Place a small amount to the area of the back discomfort. This can also be applied prior strenuous activity or after you've over done it.

(from Aromatherapy A Lifetime Guide to Healing with Essential Oils by Valerie Gennari Cooksley)

ENLIVENING

50ml of Carrier Oil such as Almond Oil
4 drops Peppermint
4 drops Geranium
10 drops Rosemary
Mix the essential oils, then add the Carrier Oil and Mix. Apply after or during a bath. This is an excellent blend for those experiencing Jet Lag.

(from The Encyclopedia of Aromatherapy by Chrissie Wildwood).

For a ROMANTIC MASSAGE

5 drops Sandalwood
15 drops Ylang ylang
3 drops Black Pepper
2 drops Ginger,
15 ml Carrier Oil
Mix all oils and add to the carrier oil- shake well and warm gently before massaging, remember to give a reciprocating massage and enjoy!

(500 Formulas by Schiller and Schiller)

For SORE MUSCLES

- Massage Oil

Grapefruit, - 5 drops
Rose - 5 drops
Tea Tree - 3 drops
Spearmint - 2 drops
Carrier Oil of your choice - 15 ml
Mix together and massage into sore muscle

(This Recipe came from 500 Formulas for Aromatherapy by Schiller and Schiller)

Fatigue Relief Massage Blend

Grapefruit - 6 drops
Palmarosa - 5 drops
Thyme - 4 drops
Carrier Oil of your choice - 15 ml
Blend essential oils in carrier oil. Shake well and use as needed.

(500 Formulas for Aromatherapy by Schiller and Schiller)

Muscle Relaxer Massage

Niaouli - 5 drops
Lavender - 4 drops
Black Pepper and - 3 drops
Pine - 3 drops
Carrier Oil such as almond or apricot oil - 15 ml
Mix essential oils then add carrier oil. warm slightly and use for massage.

(From the Little Giant Book of Aromatherapy by Schiller & Schiller)

Romantic Massage oil

Cedarwood - 2 drops
Clary Sage - 2 drops
Orange - 1 drop
Vanilla 10% in Jojoba - 20 drops
Sunflower oils - 2 ounces

Combine all these oils and shake well. Slowly massage into your partners skin. Take your time and massage out stressful areas, shoulders, back and more. Enjoy a quiet evening together.

ACHES & PAINS RUB

1 Tablespoon Sweet almond
Oregano - 3 drops
Peppermint - 4 drops
Cedarwood - 2 drops
Lavender- 2 drops

Add essential oils to the 1 tablespoon Almond oil Stir or shake well.

Massage into and rub out the Aches and Pains!

Muscle Relaxer Massage

Niaouli - 5 drops
Lavender - 4 drops
Black Pepper - 3 drops
Pine needle - 3 drops
Carrier oil such as Sweet almond oil or apricot oil - 15 ml

Mix essential oils then add carrier oil. Warm slightly and use for massage.

(From the Little Giant Book of Aromatherapy by Schiller & Schiller)

FOR Your BATH

- In a warm bath put 4 drops Roman Chamomile and 2 Lavender
Do this before bed as this is a relaxing blend!

MASSAGE

4 drops Orange
3 drops Anise
3 drops Cedarwood
3 drops Neroli
2 drops Roman Chamomile in 15 ml of carrier oil for a relaxing massage.

RUBBING OIL

Marjoram 10 drops
Eucalyptus 8 drops
Cajeput 4 drops
Black Pepper 2 drops
carrier oil 1 cup

Mix all oils and add to the carrier oil - shake well and warm gently before massaging on sore joints.
(ACHS Course in Aromatherapy)

TANTALIZING BATH

Patchouli - 1 drop
Rose Otto - 1 drop
Bergamot - 2 drops

Blend in a nice warm bath and enjoy!!!

Recipe from The Fragrant Veil - By Elizabeth Millar

STRESS RELIEVER MASSAGE BLEND

Anise - 7 drops
Rose Otto - 1 drop
Nutmeg - 3 drops
Sweet almond - 60 ml

Blend in 2 oz amber bottle and blend (shake) use to massage on back!!

IMMUNE BOOSTING MASSAGE OIL

Carrier oil - 4 oz
Geranium - 10 drops
Tea Tree - 10 drops
Lemon - 8 drops
Thyme - 8 drops
Myrrh - 6 drops
Elemi - 5 drops

Blend together in a dark bottle - massage over body once or twice a day.

(Aromatherapy for Vibrant Health and Beauty by Roberta Wilson)

MASSAGE OIL FOR MUSCULAR−SKELETAL PAIN. (especially good for lower back pain.)

15 ml (1 tablespoon) Sweet almond
4 drops Wintergreen
4 drops Cardamom
4 drops Ginger

Mix together well and use to massage any area that gets muscle pain. I have a birth defect in my spine that causes me a lot of lower back pain.. This recipe works really well to ease the pain, & it gives me more mobility. Massage in thoroughly, but gently.

Submitted by Lisa P. from Australia, Thanks Lisa

SORE MUSCLES 4

Bay laurel − 4 drops
Rosemary − 4 drops
Eucalyptus −4 drops
Ylang Ylang − 3 drops
15 ml carrier oil of your choice

Blend oils in amber bottle, shake and massage onto sore muscles.

NOTE: This is our massage blend "Muscle Rub" (MB −309) If you don't feel like mixing it yourself you can purchase a 2 oz bottle by going to http://birchhillhappenings.com/aroma5.htm

SCENTS−UAL TOUCH MASSAGE OIL

Ginger − 8 drops
Myrrh − 5 drops
Jasmine − 2 drops (see note)
Cardamom − 1 drop
2 ounces of your favorite carrier oil

Mix all oils together and give one another a slow sensual massage. Please allow plenty of time!

NOTE: If using our 10% dilution of Jasmine you will need to add approximately 20 drops of the Jasmine absolute 10%

(This recipe comes from Aromatherapy for Dummies by Kathi Keville)

DETOXIFYING BATH

Geranium − 2 drops
Rosemary 2 drops
Juniper Berry − 2 drops
Lavender − 2 drops

Mix together in an amber bottle. Then add 5−8 drops to bath. You might want to mix a larger quantity so you can use on a weekly basis.

Recipe adapted from Aromatherapy Handbook for Beauty, Hair, and Skin Care by Erich Keller

MUSCLE SORENESS MASSAGE OIL

Ylang Ylang − 20 drops
Ginger − 20 drops
Nutmeg 12 drops
Rosemary 8 drops
2 ounces of Sweet almond

Blend all essential oils together, then add to the sweet Almond oil. Warm oil slightly and massage into sore muscles.  

(500 formulas for Aromatherapy by Schiller and Schiller)

MUSCULAR PAIN

Rosemary − 5 drops
Cypress − 15 drops
Lavender − 10 drops
1/2 ounce carrier oil such as Sunflower oils or Sweet almond oil

Mix together in an amber bottle. Then add 5−8 drops to the carrier oil. Massage as needed on the sore muscles.

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RELAXING MASSAGE OIL

Marjoram - 6 drops
Roman Chamomile - 3 drops
Lavender - 10 drops
Sage - 3 drops
2 ounces Sweet almond Oil

Blend all essential oils in a PET plastic bottle, then add the Sweet Sweet almond oil. Shake well. Use for massage on any day, but especially on days where you are more stressed.

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FATIGUE BLEND

Cedarwood - 6 drops
Bay laurel - 4 drops
Spruce - 4 drops
Sweet almond oil - 2 ounces

Blend all essential oils in a PET plastic bottles, then add the Sweet Sweet almond oil. Shake well. Use for massage when you need a little more energy. Especially good to massage on tired legs and the lower back.

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A DE-STRESSING BATH

Lavender - 3 drops
Ylang Ylang - 3 drops
Basil - 2 drops
Geranium - 2 drops
Grapefruit - 2 drops

Fill Tub with warm water, add the essential oils. Close the bathroom door and enjoy and relax. Light a few candles, play your favorite relaxing music and unwind!

WHEN YOU HAVE PLAYED TOO HARD

Rosemary - 10 drops
Lavender - 5 drops
Roman Chamomile - 5 drops
Lemon - 5 drops
Peppermint - 5 drops
1 ounce Sweet Sweet almond Oil

Blend all the essential oils in an PET plastic bottles . Then add the Sweet almond oil, Shake well. Massage into all those tired, PAINFUL and sore muscles. This is a stronger than normal massage oil. Used specifically for OVERWORKED and PAINFUL muscles. Massage gently, let the essential oils work for you!

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