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 is a great way to warm and soothe your body, helping with achy muscles. It is also very moisturizing to dry skin.
This recipe is a fabulous aromatherapy massage oil to relieve stress and tension. Can be used on the body to warm and sooth sore muscles. Not only is it helpful for achy muscles it is also beneficial for relaxation, especially after a day of strenuous work or play. Ginger massage oil can be used with a deep tissue massage technique too.
Ginger is a stimulating essential oil that is warming and very soothing to achy muscles and joints. It's fresh, spicy aroma can calm anxious feelings.
Cardamom essential oil is in this massage blend as well, not only does it provide warm sensations during a massage, it is also relaxing. It's properties make it a great addition to a deep tissue massage 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.
Warming Ginger Massage Oil Recipe
- 10 drops Ginger essential oil
- 8 drops Cardamom essential oil
- 4 drops Orange essential oil
- 1/4 cup Sweet Almond Oil
- 2 fl oz glass bottle with lotion pump
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: Repeated use of ginger essential oil can potentially lead to contact sensitization. Best to avoid direct sunlight for 3-6 hours after use.
Recipe variations: You can use other carrier oils like jojoba oil, grapeseed oil or olive oil. Just FYI, while olive oil is very nourishing, it does not absorb very well leaving a more oily feel, so keep that in mind.
Here are the bottles we recommend for massage oils because they are mess free and spill proof when dispensing your massage oils. Check them out:
Ginger Massage Oil Labels & Recipe Card:
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