Body & Soul: Heal-Your-Headache Massage Oil Recipe

Muscle tension in the neck is a common source of headaches. Try this Headache Massage Oil recipe to soothe pain away.

| December/January 2003

This Heal-Your-Headache Massage Oil recipe can help relax tense muscles at the back of the neck (a common source of headaches) or help loosen stiff shoulders. Use a favorite variety of scented geraniums, such as rose, lemon or peppermint, or substitute clary sage or more lavender.

• 4 tablespoons lavender flower buds
• 2 tablespoons marjoram flowers and leaves
• 2 tablespoons rose (or other scented) geranium leaves, chopped
• 1 cup almond oil

1. Place herbs in a jar and cover completely with oil.

2. Stir, close the jar and keep it warm for a couple of days.



3. Strain out the herbs and pour the oil into a pretty bottle. Store it in a cool place.


Kathi Keville is director of the American Herb Association and author of 12 books, including Aromatherapy for Dummies (IDG, 1999) and Herbs: An Illustrated Encyclopedia (Friedman/Fairfax Publishing, 1999).  

MARAC
7/2/2014 10:11:14 AM

Where can I purchase the items needed o make this? Thanks.







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