Cold-Symptom Relief Massage Oil Recipe

Use this cold symptom relieving massage oil as you might Vicks VapoRub.

Peppermint Essential Oil

Using a combination of peppermint, rosemary and ginger essential oils you can create a natural massage oil to help relieve cold symptoms.

Photo by Fotolia

Content Tools

Relief from the aches and pains of the common cold is not far away. Try this natural massage oil to alleviate a congested chest and increase airflow.

• 1 ounce sunflower oil
• 6 drops rosemary essential oil
• 4 drops peppermint essential oil
• 3 drops ginger essential oil

1. Mix ingredients in a glass bowl, then rub over chest, upper back, neck and shoulders. Apply morning and evening, or as needed.

Learn more about natural remedies and essential oils in Aromatherapy Basics for Healthy Living.