Many remedies in the links below are used as a massage or bath oil. That’s because the safest way to use essential oils is externally and in a diluted state. You should never ingest them.
Massage techniques vary – some cover the whole body while others work on only a part of it. Acupressure is an example of a method that requires very little, if any, massage oil. Techniques such as Swedish massage and lymphatic massage call for repeated applications of massage oil.