Caregivers, massage therapists, physical therapists and families can create their own massage oil based on the current health issues of the client.

Massage stroke: One motion, downward or upward. Circular in the abdomen.

Top base oil (90% of the mixture): coconut oil, avocado oil, apricot oil, castor oil and almond oil

Top essential oils (5-10% of the mixture): eucalyptus, rosemary, tea tree, spearmint, lemon grass, peppermint, ginger, thyme, lemon

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Kidney health

Mix a base of coconut oil and add eucalyptus essential oil (anti-fungal properties) to the massage oil mix. In downward motion, press lightly from top of lungs to the buttocks. Massage lower legs and feet.

Sprain and strain in joints and muscles

Mix turmeric powder, rosemary and eucalyptus essential oil to base of coconut or apricot oil. Spend more time to do light massage to let oil absorbed by the skin. You can also add Vitamin C powder and MSM.

Immune system, heart and lungs

Any oil combo can be used to massage armpit and inner thigh. Add peppermint or spearmint to aid in lung function. Add garlic, ginger , fish oil , Vitamin E and CQ10 gel (from capsule).

Free massage oil tips training for rehab facilities in the bay area. Call 408-854-1883

Story: My grandma from Pototan Iloilo uses a massage mix of coconut, salt, garlic, ginger, oregano leaves and other herbs. She died at 94 from poor nutrition. She worked hard during her early years as farmer, seamstress, cook and massage therapist for her family of 6 children and 30 grandchildren.