Tired Feet (Foot Massage Blend)

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We are on our feet every day but how often do we do we stop to give them a little pampering? There’s no excuse, they need a little love too. The next time your feet are aching from a long day of being on them try this recipe out. You’ll be glad you did and your feet will thank you!

Recipe

10 ml Roller bottle
3 drops Cypress essential oil
2 drops Peppermint essential oil
2 drops Eucalyptus essential oil
Almond oil or grapeseed as carrier oil

Directions

Combine all the oils in a 10 ml roller bottle then top with Almond oil or Grapeseed oil.
Apply the blend and deeply massage your feet.

Not safe for kids and pregnant/nursing women. 

 


Essential Oil Properties In This Recipe

Cypress Oil Essential Oil:

Aroma: Sweet balsamic, slightly spicy warm overtones of pine/juniper berry, evergreen aroma, woody and refreshing masculine smell.

Pairs Well With: Bergamot, benzoin, black pepper, cedarwood, chamomile, clary sage, ginger, lavender, juniper, pine, marjoram, sandalwood, rosemary, frankincense, ylang-ylang and all the citrus oils.

Properties: Astringent, antiseptic, antispasmodic, deodorant, diuretic, hemostatic, hepatic, styptic, sudorific, vasoconstrictor, respiratory tonic, and sedative.

Peppermint Essential Oil:

Aroma: Fresh, herbaceous, sharp and strong mint/menthol smell.

Pairs Well With: Basil, benzoin, black pepper, cypress, eucalyptus, geranium, grapefruit, juniper, lavender, lemon, marjoram, niaouli, pine, ravensara, rosemary, tea tree

Properties: Analgesic, anesthetic, antiseptic, antigalactagogue, antiphlogistic, antispasmodic, astringent, carminative, cephalic, cholagogue, cordial, decongestant, emmenagogue, expectorant, febrifuge, hepatic, nervine, stimulant, stomachic, sudorific, vasoconstrictor and vermifuge.

Eucalyptus Essential Oil:

Aroma: Aromatic, camphoraceous, clear, fresh, penetrating, sharp, strong, woody and very distinctive smell | Radiata – Crisp, clean, and herbaceous true eucalyptus aroma is soft and sweet, with smooth camphor notes. Citriodora – Strong, fresh, sweet, and balsamic aroma presenting a top fragrance note. Globulus – Strong, fresh, clean, medicinal, and slightly woody.

Pairs Well With: Benzoin, cedarwood, chamomile, cypress, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, juniper, lavender, lemon, lemongrass, marjoram, peppermint, pine, rosemary and thyme.

Properties: Analgesic, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-neuralgic, anti-rheumatic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, astringent, balsamic, cicatrisant, decongestant, deodorant, depurative, diuretic, expectorant, febrifuge, hypoglycaemic, rubefacient, stimulant, vermifuge and vulnerary.

 

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