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DIY Massage Oil

5 DIY Massage Oil Recipes you absolutely need to try!

Upgrade your self-care day with a relaxing massage to relieve the stressful week woes.

We all miss long spa days in beautiful resorts out of town. But what’s the next best thing we can do from right at home due to the current circumstances – Self-care days. Buy hair oil online to avoid the fuss of going out and stay inside doing your DIY spa!

A homemade massage oil therapy to get rid of all the tension from your body and relieve your mind. These could be a solo session as well as a romantic day in with your significant other.

Using ingredients such as organic coconut oil, peppermint essential oil, lavender essential oil, organic sesame oil, and many others, we have three quick & easy recipes for a homemade massage oil to give you a good night’s sleep.

These DIY body massage oils provide much-needed nourishment to your skin, have healing properties due to herb-infused blends as well as improve circulation, reduce muscle tensions, improve skin health, reduce stress & anxiety. Additionally can be used as face massage oil DIY and DIY foot massage oil.

Main Ingredients to Make Your Own Body Massage Oil

  • Carrier Oil: A base vegetable oil that dilutes essential oils and carries them. A variety of oils can be used – Organic Sesame oil, Coconut Oil, Sunflower Oil, Olive Oil, Almond Oil, and others. Cold-pressed oil is preferable over regular oil because the process preserves the rich nutrients in the oil making it healthier as well as being all-natural and vegan.
  • Pure Essential Oil: The healing properties of essential oils are very well known especially containing pure unadulterated extracts and completely vegan. These sweet-scented oils are known to reduce stress, enhance holistic health, and help in regaining a lost sense of smell.
  • Essential Oil Blend: Rich essential oil blends containing a blend of two to three different extracts of essential oils are also a great mix to the concoction. These blends help to ease your mind as well as boost immunity, enhance blood circulation and sharpen mental aptitude. Also help in clear breathing, mainly respiratory ailments, managing stress and uplifting mood. 

Disclaimer: Do a patch test on skin to check if you aren’t allergic, never ingest these oils and always use diluted in measured quantities as they are highly concentrated.

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Massage Oil Recipe 1: Coconut Oil & Lavender Mix

Ingredients

30ml Organic Coconut Oil (Cold-pressed)

5 drops of Lavender Bliss Pure Essential Oil

5 drops of Breathe Blend Pure Essential Oil

¼ cup dried comfrey leaves (if available)

Instructions

  1. Warm up the comfrey leaves by letting them dry out in the sun.
  2. Heat the coconut oil, add the lavender essential oil and breathe blend to the concoction and mix.
  3. Add the dried leaves to the mix and blend in well and then strain the herbs out.

Benefits of this Recipe

  • Organic Coconut Oil is hydrating and nourishing and helps with skin irritation, dry & dull skin rejuvenating it and making it soft and supple.
  • Lavender essential oil benefits are abundant – relax your mind and body, nourish skin, lower levels of stress and anxiety and is especially known to help with insomnia.
  • Breathe Blend is a perfect blend of eucalyptus and peppermint that helps you deal with seasonal allergies and helps in clear breathing, mainly respiratory ailments, managing stress and uplifting mood.
  • Best to use for hair, facial as well as body massage.

Massage Oil Recipe 2: Sesame Oil & Peppermint Mix

Ingredients

30ml Organic Sesame Oil (Cold-pressed)

2 drops of Peppermint Bliss Pure Essential Oil

5 drops of Stress Relief Blend Pure Essential Oil

¼ cup dried Arnica Flowers (if available)

Instructions

  1. Warm up the arnica flowers by letting them dry out in the sun.
  2. Heat the sesame oil, add the peppermint essential oil and stress relief blend to the concoction and mix.
  3. Add the dried flowers to the mix and blend in well and then strain the flowers out.
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Benefits of this Recipe

  • Organic Sesame Oil is usually used for ayurvedic massage, it detoxifies the skin and protects your skin from harmful UV rays and prevent its darkening.
  • The benefits of peppermint essential oil are plenty ranging from stress reduction, enhanced holistic health, rich aromatherapy that helps in regaining a lost sense of smell.
  • Stress Relief Blend promotes confidence and invigorates excitement and relieves your stress as the name suggests.
  • Best to use for hair and body massage after a long day to take your troubles away.
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Massage Oil Recipe 3: Sunflower Oil & Eucalyptus Mix

Ingredients

30ml Organic Sunflower Oil (Cold-pressed)

4 drops of Eucalyptus Bliss Pure Essential Oil

4 drops of Relax Blend Pure Essential Oil

Instructions

  1. In a glass container, add sunflower oil, eucalyptus essential oil and relax blend and mix well.
  2. Store in a container and use in measured moderation.

Benefits of this Recipe

  • Organic Sunflower Oil helps retain moisture in the skin making it helpful for people dealing with eczema or dry skin. Also has an anti-inflammatory effect on the skin.
  • Eucalyptus essential oil benefits range from its refreshing aroma that stimulates the senses, soothes aching muscles, acts as a decongestant that relieves cold symptoms. Also reduces symptoms of asthma
  • Relax Blend eases your mind as well as boosts immunity, enhances blood circulation and sharpens mental aptitude and mood.
  • Best to use for body massage.

Massage Oil Recipe 4: Olive Oil & Jasmine Mix

Ingredients

30ml Organic Virgin Olive Oil

4 drops of Jasmine Bliss Pure Essential Oil

Instructions

  1. In a glass container, add olive oil, jasmine essential oil and mix well.
  2. Store in a container and use in measured moderation.

Benefits of this Recipe

  • Organic Olive Oil has massive benefits like promotes circulations, detoxifies the skin, strengthens the immune system and the skin making it taut, relaxes and rejuvenates tissues, improves sleep, also reduces mental and physical fatigue.
  • Jasmine essential oil is a powerful antidepressant that enhances self-confidence, gives you much-needed positivity and elevates every day.
  • Best to use for body and hair massage for healthy hair growth.

Massage Oil Recipe 5: Almond Oil & Comfort Blend Mix

Ingredients

30ml Organic Virgin Almond Oil

6 drops of Comfort Blend Pure Essential Oil

Instructions

  1. In a glass container, add almond oil, comfort blend and mix well.
  2. Store in a container and use in measured moderation.

Benefits of this Recipe

  • Organic Almond Oil significantly moisturizes skin, has great anti-fungal properties that cleanse hair follicles, reduces dandruff and helps to get rid of athlete’s foot as well as fungal infections like ringworm. It smoothens out hair and hydrates the scalp.
  • Comfort Blend contains extracts of lavender, peppermint and lemon inducing feelings of comfort and relaxation to the body. It energizes the body, the extracts help get rid of respiratory problems, purifies skin and reduces menstrual cramp pains.
  • Best to use for foot, hair and body massage. Additionally also great for cuticle massage.

Disclaimer: Do a patch test on skin to check if you aren’t allergic, never ingest these oils and always use diluted in measured quantities as they are highly concentrated.

Azafran has a wide variety of Carrier Oils, Pure Essential Oils and Essential Oil Blends available here. Pick your favourite sweet scents, combine with blends and carrier oils, your hydrating & relaxing body massage oil is ready to relax, rejuvenate and reinvigorate you!

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