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The following recipe for the Massage Oil for Backache is taken from:
Aromatherapy: Soothing Remedies to Restore, Rejuvenate and Heal by Valerie Gennari Cooksley, R.N.
copyright 2002 by Learning Network Direct, Inc., publishing as Prentice Hall Press.
Massage Oil for Backache
for simple backache due to pregnancy
4 tbls. vegetable oil
5 drops Lavendar essential oil
3 drops Rosemary essential oil
3 drops Sandalwood essential oil
1 drop Geranium essential oil
In a 2-ounce amber glass bottle, add the essential oils. Be sure to measure the exact amounts carefully. Add the vegetable or sweet almond oil. Shake well and label contents. To apply this oil simply pour a small amount on the palms of your hands and rub together to warm. Apply by massaging into the sacrum and lower back area for a few minutes. Apply counterpressure with your thumbs, as this can bring additional relief. Take a few deep relaxing breaths.