You will love the slick texture of this massage oil, particularly on a chilly night, because it brings a deep warming sensation to your skin, muscles, and joints. The comfy cinnamon scent makes this nice massage oil an ideal comfort for the colder weather months. The warming spices work to appease sore, aching muscles when exercise or a protracted day’s work.
YIELDS: eight ounces
2 cinnamon sticks
5 whole cloves
1 teaspoon contemporary sliced ginger
1⁄4 cup jojoba oil
1⁄4 cup vegetable oil
1⁄4 cup Amygdalus communis oil
1⁄4 cup copra oil
4 fat-soluble vitamin capsules
16 drops patchouli oil
What you may need: saucepan, measure cups, mesh filter, rubber spatula, 8-ounce bottle (pump prime optional), funnel
1. To Make: Begin the saucepan on medium heat. Once it reaches a boil, cut back heat to simmer. Cut the cinnamon sticks and place within the prime of the saucepan together with the cloves and ginger. Cowl the spices with the jojoba, olive, almond, and coconut oils and canopy. Simmer on low heat for a minimum of an hour, stirring often. To preserve the useful botanicals, don’t overheat. Take away from heat, take the highest pan out the saucepan, and let cool. Strain the spices from the oil and use the funnel to pour the oil into an 8-ounce jar or bottle. Pierce the fat-soluble vitamin capsules and squeeze the liquid out into the bottle, discarding the gel caps. Add the essential oil, cap tightly, and shake to mix.
2. To Store: Label with contents and expiration date. Can keep for up to a year. Store removed from heat and out of direct daylight.
3. To Use: Use as an all-over massage oil. You will conjointly use this as a body oil by applying to dry skin as desired.