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Massage is good way of relieving stress, in fact, it is the best way of relieving stress, anxiety, restlessness, etc. Massage, apart from acting as a ‘stress reliever’ can also help reduce pain in joints, migraine, labor pain and helps stimulate blood flow.

Before getting to know the combinations, you should first know the types of massage oils available that will ease you to choose the best that suits your requirements.

Categories of massage oils:

  1. Body Massage Oil: These oils help in relaxing your body and releasing stress. These oils are used for the purpose of relaxation.
  2. Romantic Essential oils: Oils that have aphrodisiac properties are great for activating your love hormones.

  1. Essential Oils that Heal: There are oils that have healing powers that are good for giving relief from joint pain, migraine and arthritis pain. These massage oils have certain medicinal values that help in healing.

  1. Aromatherapy Massage Oil: Need a break? Too tired of working day and night. Take a day off and get an aromatherapy massage. It not only releases your stress and removes tiredness, but also refreshes you to start working afresh with no hindrances.

Combinations of massage oils that you should try:

Combination 1:Cinnamon + Cardamom + Sweet Orange + Coriander Seed

A combination of these four essential oils in the ratio of 1:1:3:1 can help in releasing stress and anxiety.

Cinnamon bark is a nutritive stimulant and it also enhances digestive health. Cardamom is basically used to revitalize mind and body. It is also used to ease nervous tension. Sweet Orange is basically used for cleansing and uplifting aroma. Coriander seeds stimulate senses and aids with digestion.

Combination 2: YlangYlang + Jasmine + Grape fruit + Bergamot + Clary Sage + vanilla

A combination of these essential oils in the ratio 1:1:1:6:1:2 helps in the emotional wellbeing of a person and also for sensuality.

YlangYlang helps in mood elevating and relaxing. Jasminestimulates the senses and warms the body. Grape promotes skin health and helps in detoxifying.  Bergamot relieves stress. Clary sage relaxes the tension in the muscles and elevates mood. And lastly, vanilla heightens the senses and adds aroma to the massage oil.

Combination 3:Lavender + Sandalwood + Mandarin + Valerian + Chinese rose

A mixture of the above elements in the ratio 12:2:1:3:2 helps you fall asleep at night.

Lavender and Sandalwood helps relaxing nerves and acts as detoxifiers. Mandarin helps in cleansing and acts as a digestive aid.  Valerian lowers the blood pressure and allows you to sleep well at night. Chinese rose adds aroma to the mixture and gives a soothing sensation that relaxes mind and body.

Combination 4:Cardamom + Bergamot + Grapefruit + Ginger + Neroli

The above ingredients in the ratio of 1:6:1:1:1 helps in aiding digestive health.

Ginger is a natural fever reducer. It also settles the stomach mitigating any stomach related problems that you might face. Cardamom, Bergamot and Grape fruit have same properties as mentioned above.

Combination 5:Bergamot + Myrrh + Lavender + Roman Chamomile

The above combination in the ratio 1:3:2:4 helps in relaxing muscle pains and elevates mood.

Myrrh has refreshing properties that helps relax mind. It also has a very sweet fragrance to lighten the atmosphere and detoxifies the air around. Roman Chamomile helps in healing wounds and acts as a pain reliever.

Combination 6:Atlas Cedar wood + Grapefruit + Oregano + Thuja + Rosemary

A ratio of 5:1:3:2:1 for the above ingredients results in massage oil that not only acts as a detoxifier but also promotes organ health.

Atlas Cedar wood enhances cell regeneration. Oregano acts as anti-fungal, anti-microbial and anti-parasitic aid that helps in detoxifying the complete body. Thuja relaxes joint pain and Rosemary apart from releasing pain, sharpens the mind and increases the thinking capacity.

There a only a few selected ingredients that are commonly used everywhere for massage oil, but the correct selection of the mixture in the exact ratio gives better results owing to their different properties and uses.


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