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DIY: Easy Massage Oil Recipes


Who doesn't long to have their aches and pains soothed away by touch?  

How about elevating that experience with an herb-infused aphrodisiac massage oil? Yes, please! Whether for an anniversary, birthday, or Valentine's Day, imagine how sweetly surprised your partner will be when you gift a bottle of homemade massage oil, light a few candles, and show them your love through relaxation. Even if the holiday isn't really your thing, there's little in life more precious than time shared connecting with the ones you love. Plus, this fun project is quick, easy, and allows you to formulate something really special for your sweetheart or anyone else in your life in need of relaxation. There are many wonderful ingredient options to experiment with and enjoy!

Basic Massage Oil Recipe


8 oz organic carrier oil or herbal infused oil

65 to 90 total drops of organic essential oil

1/2 tsp vitamin e oil


Drip all essential oils into a glass bottle, add carrier oil or herbal infused oil.

Roll bottle between palms to blend oils.

Decorate with a pretty label if desired. Shake well before each use.


some of our favorite Organic Carrier Oils

 Olive Oil, Sweet Almond Oil, Avocado Oil, Jojoba Oil, and Grapeseed Oil




Organic Herbal Infused Oils

Rose Bud, Calendula Flower, Lavender Flower, Chamomile Flower, Rosemary Leaf, and Damiana Leaf are all lovely placs to start.

Learn how to make your own herbal infused oil


Aromatherapy Ingredients


Organic Essential Oils for massage oil recipes

Top Notes

Sweet Orange, Mandarin, Grapefruit, Peppermint, Bergamot

Middle Notes

Chamomile, Lavender, Geranium, Neroli, Petitgrain, Fir, Ylang Ylang, Cardamom, Clary Sage

Base Notes

Rose, Sandalwood, Frankincense, Patchouli, Vetiver, Cedarwood, Oakwood, Vanilla


Learn more about crafting your own essential oil blends

Essential oil Vials


Try these easy to blend together essential oil combos


Blend #1: Neroli, Rose, and Sandalwood

Blend #2:
Lavender and Cedarwood
Blend #4: Sweet Orange, Fir, and Oakwood
Blend #5: Mandarin, Cardamom, and Vanilla


Handmade Organic Massage Oils


Organic Massage Oils

We've been making a line of handcrafted massage oils for many, many  moons. Both the Goddess Dreams Massage Oil and the Rose Moon Massage Oil take our top pick for Valentine’s Day!

Shop our handmade massage oils


Topics: Natural Body Care Recipes, Aromatherapy Recipes


Written by Friends on January 29, 2014