Makes 4 ounces
The perfect massage oil for soothing sore muscles and energizing an exhausted body; ginger, thyme, lavender and eucalyptus work together to increase blood flow. You can find essential oils at many natural food stores.
1/2 cup light oil, such as canola, almond or sunflower
1/4 teaspoon vitamin E oil
1 teaspoon dry, powdered ginger
1 teaspoon dry thyme leaves
1 to 2 drops lavender essential oil
1 to 2 drops eucalyptus essential oil
Mix together all ingredients. Pour mixture into a clean bottle with a tight-fitting lid and shake gently. Let mixture sit for a few days. To use, shake the bottle again, then pour a quarter-size amount into your clean hand. Massage onto your body, paying extra attention to sore areas.