How To Make Massage Oil With Essential Oils

How To Make Massage Oil with Essential Oils is very easy for aromatic & therapeutic use, and today we will show you some basic recipes that you can do at home!

Decide Which Essential Oils to Use

First, you start by deciding which essential oils you want to use depending on the type of massage oil you would like to make and the benefit and effect you are looking to achieve from your massage oil.


What do I need to make a Massage Blend with Essential oil?

Begin by choosing what carrier oil, lotion, or gel that you would like to use for your blend.

Using the 3-2-1 blending method, in a glass bowl, start with 3 drops of base note essential oil, followed by 6 drops of middle note essential oil, topped with 9 drops of top note essential oil. The total number of drops of essential oils is approximately 18 drops. It is okay to use less if you want. The reason why we put essential oils in that order is to start with the most substantial oil first that will last the longest within the blend, and we don’t want to put too much in there, or it will overpower the mix.

Use a stir rod to blend your oils together. Check the scent to make sure you like it. Add your essential oils to a one-ounce bottle of carrier oil, lotion, or gel. Shake up your blend, mixing the essential oils together.

Add a label once you are finished, so you’ll remember what the blend is for and the date you created it. Certain carrier oils last longer than others, so check from time to time, if your blend is going rancid.

Basic Massage Oil Recipe

Basic Massage Oil Recipe

How to make a massage oil at home is super easy to do with essential oils! You only new a few ingredients at home: essential oils, coconut or almond oil or another carrier, and a bottle to place it in.

Here is an easy-to-follow basic recipe for making massage blends! You get to decide which essential oils to use for this blend.

For minor stress-related issues, massage oil with essential oils is the best approach but it can be costly in terms of money and time. It is possible to treat stress with any preparation which can be absorbed through the skin and flesh through the bloodstream. Making a lotion or oil for daily use, or even a bath oil can be effective too.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes


  • 9-15 drops Top Note Essential Oil
  • 6-10 drops Middle Note Essential Oil
  • 3-5 drops Base Note Essential Oil


  1. Pour your carrier oil, lotion, or gel into a clean bottle.
  2. Add your essential oils one drop at a time, starting with your base note, followed by the middle note, then top note.
  3. Shake well to mix oils and carrier together.


Add a label with name, ingredients, and date created.

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