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Oil for muscle recovery

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5 min
1 month

Enjoy a relaxing massage with a special muscle-recovery oil based on arnica oil and lavender and helichrysum essential oils. Ideal for athletes.

Before starting your DIY recipes, it is important to download the recommended Hygiene Rules.

Necessary Materials

Attributes amount 50ml

  • 3 tablespoons massage oil base (44.3g / 44.3ml / 88.6%)

  • 1 teaspoon arnica oil (5g / 5ml / 10%)

  • 12 drops True lavender essential oil (0.5g / 1%)

  • 5 drops helichrysum essential oil (0.2g / 0.4%)


  1. Weigh and mix the massage oil base with the arnica oil.

  2. Gradually add lavender essential oil, then helichrysum essential oil.

  3. Transfer your recipe into a clean container.

  4. Your muscle recovery oil is ready.

How to use this product

Apply to clean skin. Massage in circular movements until the oil is absorbed. You can use this recipe every day until your aches and pains have disappeared.

A closer look at the ingredients

The massage oil base is a blend of several oils. This synergy is an excellent medium for the essential oils, promoting their penetration.

Arnica oil is anti-inflammatory, soothing aches and pains in muscles and joints.

Lavender essential oil is known for its restorative, soothing, and relaxing properties. It is also a powerful calming agent for the nervous system.

The precious essential oil of Helichrysum has anti-inflammatory and invigourating virtues that act on blood circulation and are a great help in case of bruises, bumps, or little everyday aches and pains.

Precautions & Warnings

Use essential oils with care. Keep out of reach and sight of children. Do not use undiluted. Do not use on children, pregnant or nursing women, or people sensitive to essential oils. Consult a health care practitioner if you are taking medication or for any other use. Test in the crook of the elbow 48 hours before use. Some essential oils are photosensitising: Avoid going out in the sun after applying a product containing these essential oils.

Allergens: Linalool, Limonene, Geraniol, Coumarin

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