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Aromatherapy Blends for Massage: A blog post & recipe round up!

by Andrea Butje on May 23, 2016

Recipe Title Images-April 2016-vanilla myrrh and orange massage oil -1200x1200-V1I used to be a Massage Therapist. You can probably imagine that I loved to use Aromatherapy blends for massages!

I was always amazed at the way massage, especially combined with Aromatherapy, could soothe aches and pains. I experienced the way it eased sore muscles, aching joints, muscle spasms, and more. It was such a great practice to be able to share with people recovering from injuries, too. 

These days, some of my favorite Aromatherapy blends for massage are recipes I’ve been using since that time. I’ve written a few blog posts sharing these recipes, and I wanted to share several of those with you here . . . along with a new recipe for massage oil made with vanilla-infused jojoba.

Vanilla, Myrrh and Orange Massage Oil

This blend is perfect for a relaxing massage that can help you feel calm, uplifted, and deeply connected to yourself.

  • 1 oz (30 ml) vanilla-infused jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis)
  • 6 drops Myrrh essential oil (Commiphora myrrha)
  • 4 drops Mandarin essential oil (Citrus reticulata)

Now for the past blog posts!

Making Massage Oil

This is one of the simplest Aromatherapy blends for massage you can imagine, made with jojoba and Lavender essential oil . . . and nothing else! There are a few suggestions for variations and creativity in the post. This recipe is a classic! Click here to read more.

Massage CEUs for Aromahead’s Online Classes

All of Aromahead Institute’s online classes are approved for massage CEUs by the NCBTMB (National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork). Read more here.

Marula Oil for Massage Therapists

If you’re looking for a different oil than jojoba to make your massage blends with, check out marula. It’s got a light silky consistency, a gentle aroma that won’t overpower most essential oils, and a wide range of benefits for skin. Read more here!

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I also have a FREE webinar about massage for pain relief called “Reduce Your Clients’ Pain Using Aromatherapy.” The webinar is a great, no-cost way to learn how to expand your offerings to your clients, and how to price your products so your clients can use them between sessions and you turn a profit. (I love win-win situations like this!) REGISTER FOR THE FREE WEBINAR BY CLICKING HERE.

Have fun massaging!

Andrea Butje is an internationally-recognized Aromatherapist who has changed the educational paradigm through her inspired approach to teaching essential oils and Aromatherapy Certification. Check out her book, The Heart of Aromatherapy, at Aromatics International!

Topics: Aromatherapy and Massage, aromatherapy massage oil, Recipes and Blends, aromatherpy for massage therapists, Massage CEU's

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