Warming Ginger Massage Oil Recipe For Sore Muscles

Warming Ginger Massage Oil Recipe For Sore Muscles

Have you ever made your own massage oil? This is a simple recipe and has some great benefits for your mind and body. Warming Ginger Massage Oil recipe is a great way to warm and soothe your body, helping with achy muscles. It is also very moisturizing to dry skin.

Use this fabulous aromatherapy massage oil to relieve stress and tension. Can be used on the body to warm and soothe sore muscles. It has anti-inflammatory properties too!

Not only is it helpful for achy muscles it is also beneficial after a day of strenuous work or play. You can use ginger massage oil with a deep tissue massage technique too.

How to Make Ginger Massage Oil by Loving Essential Oils

Ginger Massage Oil Benefits

Steam distilled from ginger root, ginger oil (Zingiber officinale) has a soothing and calming aroma that is popular for supporting healthy digestion. Here are the ingredients used in this homemade ginger massage oil with the benefits each brings to the DIY recipe.

Ginger Essential Oil

Ginger is a stimulating essential oil that brings feelings of warmth, relaxation, and pain relief when applied topically. It is very soothing to achy muscles and joints. It's fresh, spicy aroma can calm anxious feelings. Ginger oil is also great for nausea.

Cardamom Essential Oil

Cardamom essential oil is in this massage blend as well, not only does it provide warming sensations during a massage, it is also relaxing. It's properties make it a great addition to a deep tissue massage oil. Read More: Cardamom Spotlight

Orange Essential Oil

Sweet orange essential oil brings energy, brightness and positivity when emotionally down. The sweet, fruity aroma provides courage when overwhelmed and inspires abundance. It also restores physical energy and fosters creativity. Read More: Orange Spotlight

Sweet Almond Oil

Sweet almond oil is the base of this massage oil. It is an amazing carrier oil that is a superb addition to body care products. It contains fatty acids, as well as vitamins A and E which are beneficial to skin care. This body oil penetrates easily into the skin so it doesn't leave an oily feel. Read More: Sweet Almond Spotlight

Homemade Ginger Massage Oil

  • 10 drops Ginger essential oil
  • 8 drops Cardamom essential oil
  • 6 drops Orange essential oil
  • 1/4 cup Sweet Almond Oil
  • 2 fl oz Glass Pump Bottle


1. Add ingredients into glass bottle that has been pre-labeled. See below for our free printable recipe and label.

2. Place on lotion pump and shake well.

3. To use, squirt 2-3 pumps into palm and warm oil between hands then massage onto desired location and enjoy.

Safety Tips: Ginger oil is considered non-toxic, it may cause irritation for those with sensitive skin. Best to use ginger oil in low dilution when applying to the skin. Read More: How to Use Spice Essential Oils Safely

Recipe variations: You can use other carrier oils like jojoba oil or grapeseed oil.

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Jennifer Lane - Certified Aromatherapist

BIO: Owner and founder of Loving Essential Oils. I am a Registered Nurse and Certified Aromatherapist that loves to look toward essential oils and aromatherapy for all natural physical, emotional and spiritual support. I love creating and sharing DIY Essential Oil Recipes & Blends. Thank you so much for allowing me to be part of your essential oil journey!

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