We humans are sensitive to touch. We are social beings who not only enjoy but really need touch.
Through touch people relax, connect, surrender and exchange energy.
There is people who can heal only by touching the skin, letting universal energy flow through the body reestablishing the energetic balance.
Massage often is not only for pleasure, its therapeutic.
To make it more confortable for the skin oil is used in all types of massage as a lubricant. The hands can glide over the skin and go deeper into the tissues.
At the same time it is skincare as the skin gets moisturized and circulation is increased. This triggers many positive effects.
The toxins of the body get into movement and can be liberated, the oil can penetrate more deeply into the skin and nurture it more profoundly.
Also the muscles get a great treat.
Tensions are relieved, cramps and spasms disappear. After intense workouts muscles recover faster with a good massage.
If you not only use a good quality carrier oil as jojoba or sweet almond oil but blend essential oils into it you get a great synergetic effect.
There are 3 principal essential oils that are awesome for massage oils following aromatherapy theory.
Lavender Essential Oil
Super effective, very pleasant scent and used in many ways to ease the mind and the body. Its highly relaxing and calming. Also great to add to a hot bathtub.
Frankincense Essential Oil
Is really balancing and soothing for the skin. It also has a very positive effect on anxiety related problems. Its scent is very pleasant. Definitely a massage must do oil.
Sandalwood Essential Oil
People love Frankincense essential oil having a nature-like, earthy scent that is simply relaxing.
It is a sacred tree in india and is used in many ceremonies. It helps to relax and get into a meditative mood.
Sandalwood essential oil is used in many beaty products to ease skin irritation and eczema.
Aromatherapy Massage Oil Recipe
As essential oils are highly concentrated you should never apply them on skin directly. Use carrier oils which at the same time nurture and moisturize the skin.
Basic recipe for aromatherapy massage oil.
- 1 ounce carrier oil
- 10-12 drops essential oils.
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