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Sore Muscles? Strains, or sprains? Bruised? Use this Herbal Magic Massage Oil!

Saturday, March 14th, 2009

How often have we over-exerted ourselves trying to regain our youthful energy? This wonderful Herbal Magic Massage Oil is invigorating, healing, soothing, and comforting. Easily made and kept on hand for those times when it can be truly appreciated. (For herbal makeup recipes; herbal information; herbal remedies/cures/rubs/oils/liniments—such as ‘Horehound Cough Syrup’; recipes; etc, and so much more, please check the ‘categories’ section of

Ingredients: equal amounts of bay leaves, eucalyptus leaves, and fresh grated gingerroot to yield 4 cups of fresh herbs total, or 2 cups of dried herbs total

1 pint of olive oil

1. Macerate the dried or fresh herbs with a mortar and pestle, until all are bruised and mixed together well. Place the macerated herbs in a bowl.

2. When all the herbs have been processed, combine the macerated herbs with the olive oil (alternatively, you can use instead, a pure vegetable oil such as almond, sunflower seed, or sesame)

3. Cover the bowl, and allow it to stand undisturbed in a warm spot for 3 days.

4. At the end of 3 days, strain and discard the herbs.

5. Bottle your Herbal Magic Massage Oil in a decorative lidded bottle. Use as required to soothe sore muscles, bruises, and both recent and older strains and sprains.

Herbal Magic Massage Oil in an Instant: Combine the above herbs and your choice of oil in a large pot. Heat this mixture gently, uncovered on the stove for 1 hour. Do not allow the oil to get hotter than 200 degrees F. Cool. Strain and bottle your massage oil for instant use.