The Aromahead Blog - Aromatherapy Education and Resources
This is a massage oil recipe for sore muscles that’s easy to make and effective. It comes from Aromahead’s free essential oil class, Introduction to Essential Oils!
There is a lot of information being shared these days about essential oils.
I want you to feel sure that you have sources you can rely on.
That’s why Aromahead Institute offers a free essential oil class, the Introduction to Essential Oils! This easy-to-use online class will give you a good foundation for using essential oils safely.
Balm of Gilead infused oil is made by infusing the buds and twigs of the Balsam Poplar tree (Populus balsamifera) in olive oil . . . three times! The buds and twigs infuse in the oil for a few weeks, then are removed and replaced with fresh buds and twigs two more times. It isn’t as well known as Trauma Oil, which is another carrier oil infused with herbs. (Trauma Oil is arnica, St. John’s wort, and calendula infused in a carrier—usually olive oil.) But Balm of Gilead infused oil can be wonderful for sore muscles and joints, deep tissue pain, and to help reduce inflammation. […]
What does it mean to be “grounded?” You’ll probably get different answers if you ask different people! And yet most of us do have a sense of what being grounded means. We just find different language to describe it. Here are my words for what “being grounded” means: Being very present in our bodies and calm in our minds. Being grounded brings us back to the now, so we’re not wrapped up in thoughts of the past or the future. […]
I 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. […]
I have an easy-to-make recipe for sports massage oil to share with you! There are only two ingredients, so you can even make it if your body is sore after a workout and just wants a hot bath. The ingredients are Trauma Oil and Spike Lavender essential oil (Lavandula latifolia). We can keep this recipe simple because these two ingredients are so ideal for soothing sore muscles. […]