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10 Body Massage Oils To Rejuvenate Your Mind & Body

By: Rima Chowdhury

Body massage oils are extracted from indigenous plants and are used over the skin in an undiluted form. Using essential oils have been the latest trend in the market that ensures you with supple skin along with other health benefits.

The key to soothing your senses with essential oil is to pick up the right kind of an essential oil that would perfectly work its way in rejuvenating you.

Some of the listed body massage oils are so light and they penetrate deep into the skin layers nourishing your skin cells and in turn giving you a relaxed feeling. It is a holistic approach that can perfectly help you beat stress and other underlying problems.

Here's a complete guide to 10 of the best body massage oils that are available in the market. Check them out!


1. Lavender Essential Oil

Lavender essential oil is great to be used over skin due to its incredibly smooth and light texture. This essential oil helps to relax the nerves and is excellent for matured and sagging skin.


2. Geranium Essential Oil

Geranium essential oil helps to improve elasticity and tightens the skin. It also aids to promote blood circulation throughout the body, resulting in a good and youthful skin.


3. Sandalwood Essential Oil

Sandalwood essential oil contains a good amount of antioxidants which aid to kill the free radicals in the body. It controls the production of free cells resulting in a reduction of the ageing process in the body.


4. Rose Essential Oil

Rose essential oil helps to destroy the free radicals which further prevent a risk of diseases such as cancer. According to a research, rose essential oil can be used to destroy free radicals and also helps to regulate the ageing process in the body.


5. Patchouli Essential Oil

Patchouli essential oil mainly contains antibacterial and antifungal properties which make it easy to be used on irritated skin. It can be used to treat skin condition like eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis and much more.


6. Neroli Essential Oil

Neroli essential oil is popularly used in various creams, which help to shrink the large-sized pores and also avoid them for being clogged. It can also be used on dry skin, as the oil helps to give a moisturising effect on the body.


7. Tea Tree Essential Oil

Tea tree essential oil is popularly used for acne-prone skin. It is due to high antibacterial and anti-inflammation properties; tea tree oil is majorly used in making of acne removing skin creams, lotions and face washes.


8. Eucalyptus Oil

Eucalyptus oil is a name derived due to the oil extracted from fresh green leaves of eucalyptus. It has a history due to its properties widely beneficial over the human skin. Eucalyptus oil can be used for sensitive skin just by applying a few drops. It is also known as a natural sunscreen that protects the skin from any harmful rays of the sun.


9. Almond Oil

Almond oil is extracted from dried almonds which can be further used over the skin. Almond oil has a natural moisturising effect, which helps to keep the skin supple and moisturised all the time. Almond oil also supports to treat dry and flaky skin. Just applying two drops of almond essential oil can help to prevent wrinkles over skin.


10. Sandalwood Oil

Various studies have proved that sandalwood oil would be very much effective in treating diseases like skin cancer. It contains calming and anti-inflammatory properties, which help to relax the skin and also improve the skin texture. Due to its mild and pleasant fragrance, sandalwood oil is often used in aromatherapy.

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Story first published: Friday, October 28, 2016, 19:00 [IST]
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