DIY: Massage Oils for Lovers by Mountain Rose Herbs

 

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

Ingredients:
8 oz organic carrier oil or herbal infused oil
65 to 90 total drops of organic essential oil

Instructions:
Drip all essential oils into a glass bottle, add carrier oil or herbal infused oil, and roll bottle between palms to blend oils. Decorate with a pretty label if desired. Shake well before each use.

 

Wondering which oils to use? Here are some good options to explore!

 

Organic Carrier Oils:

DIY: Massage Oils for Lovers by Mountain Rose Herbs

 

Olive Oil
Sweet Almond Oil
Avocado Oil
Jojoba Oil
Grapeseed Oil

 

Organic Herbal Infused Oils:

DIY: Massage Oils for Lovers by Mountain Rose Herbs

 

Rose Bud
Calendula Flower
Lavender Flower
Chamomile Flower
Rosemary Leaf
Damiana Leaf

Here’s a wonderful how-to for creating herbal infused oils at home.

 

Organic Essential Oils:

DIY: Massage Oils for Lovers by Mountain Rose Herbs

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

This guide will help you create the perfect essential oil blend: 
Essential Oil Blending Tips

 

Scent Combination Ideas:

DIY: Massage Oils for Lovers by Mountain Rose Herbs

Blend #1

Neroli
Rose
Sandalwood

 Blend #2

Lavender
Cedarwood

 Blend #3

Roman Chamomile
Ylang Ylang
Vetiver

 Blend #4

Sweet Orange
Fir
Oakwood

 Blend #5

Mandarin
Cardamom
Vanilla

 

Looking for a special massage oil to buy?

 

Massage Oils for Lovers by Mountain Rose Herbs

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!

 Share the herbal love!