44 Best Massage Essential Oils
If you’re anything like me, you want to offer the best massage essential oils to your clients. Check out my top 44 recommendations! Each massage client has individual needs. Tailor their experience and provide additional benefits, by pairing massage with the appropriate essential oils.
The king of essential oils holds court in every massage basket. Impacting all body systems, relaxing, stabilizing. Frankincense has a pleasantly grounding earthy aroma.
2. Deep Blue
Discomfort is one of the most common reasons a client will seek out a massage. Work your massage magic using Deep Blue oil with the carrier oil of your choice. At the end, apply a light layer of Deep Blue rub, to help the muscles remain relaxed. If there is post massage stiffness, the client may re-apply Deep Blue at home.
AromaTouch was developed for use with the doTERRA AromaTouch technique. But the benefits extend much further. With a pleasant relaxing aroma, AromaTouch soothes tension and muscle tightness.
Another blend uses in the AromaTouch Technique, Balance is grounding and encourages the body to bring itself towards homeostasis. The aroma is lightly woodsy and pleasant.
5. On Guard
Gentle immune support paired with massage. This is a dream team. Pre-dilute On Guard before applying to the skin, as it contains hot oils.
The soothing power of Peppermint is perfect to bring into massage when there is muscle discomfort, tension, respiratory or stomach discomfort. Peppermint is especially effective for respiratory and stomach discomfort when applied along the corresponding acupressure points.
7. Tea Tree
Cleansing and immune supporting. Tea Tree has a pleasant green aroma. Tea tree is especially beneficial to the skin, and pairs well with massage.
8. Wild Orange
Uplifting, bright, cheerful citrus. Wild Orange brings joy to the massage, and encourages the recipient. The power of touch paired with Wild Orange will soothe anyone who is feeling a bit low in their mood.
Smells like a cedar chest, the aroma is beyond amazing. Of course Cedarwood being a tree oil is all things calming, relaxing, and grounding. For clients who seek out massage to relieve stressful feelings, Cedarwood is the perfect compliment to your practice.
Sweet soothing deep muscle relief! Wintergreen is a massage must have. Dilute with a carrier oil, especially when doing deep work. Alternatively, Wintergreen may be used as a top off at the end of the session, to help muscles stay loose.
Woodsy Cypress pairs beautifully with massage. Especially helpful for the arms, legs, feet, and hands.
12. Siberian Fir
Siberian Fir brings the relaxing aroma of fresh trees to the massage room. Lovely for the muscles and joints.
Grapefruit is light, citrusy, and uplifting. Apply to stimulate and energize.
Eucalyptus is wonderful to use topically or aromatically during massage. Especially if someone has a respiratory issue. Eucalyptus helps open up the airways, and encourages deep restful breathing.
17. Black Pepper
21. Black Spruce
24. Green Mandarin
27. Madagascar Vanilla
29. Pink Pepper
32. Tulsi (Holy Basil)
34. Yarrow | Pom
42. Northern Escape
Partner With doTERRA For Your Massage Essential Oils
If you’re looking for a natural wellness company to partner with in your massage therapy practice, look no further than doTERRA. Bring the best massage essential oils to your clients with confidence. Additionally, you may sell essential oils as a Wellness Advocate. Further empower your massage clients by selling essential oils for their own use at home.