Most know that body massage is a natural way to heal the body, reduce stress, and rejuvenate the body. Did you know that body massage oils help to heighten the total body massage experience?
Body massage is a good technique to remove many aches and pains that people commonly suffer with daily. Plus, many of the oils used also contribute to helping to reduce pain and relax the body. In fact, incorporating a regular vigorous massage into one's body care routine keeps the body and muscles in great condition.
Here's a general collection of oils thought to reduce muscular aches and pains. These curative oils should be used in your body massage therapy regularly for great health results.
The following are especially for muscular spasms.
These are great for muscle sprains.
Use these oils to combat arthritis.
Headaches and Migraines
Oils especially suited for headaches and migraines.
Carrier oils are used by massage therapist to blend the essential oils together. Those thinking about using body massage oils or making their own body massage oils might like to think about adding a basic carrier oil to the mix. The carrier oils are great for blending with the essential oils and using in the body massage. It serves to help spread the oil across the body smoothly and easily without much effort. All that is usually required is a few teaspoons of the carrier oil to add to the essential oil. Here are a few of the most popular carrier oils to consider when blending with the essential oils.
Grapeseed - This is a great carrier oil for those who have dry skin. Absorbs into the skin very easily and quickly.
Jojoba - Great preservative. Best for dry skins.
Wheat Germ- High vitamin E content. Great for dry aging skin.
Sunflower - High vitamin E content. Great for dry skin.
Sweet Almond- Great all purpose massage oil.
Try mixing a few of the essential oils together with carrier oils for even better curative and soothing results. Use due caution when mixing the oils. Some oils might irritate sensitive skin.