Aromatherapy Blends for Sports

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If your into sports and suffer from aches and pains, here are some aromatherapy tips to help:

 

Pre -Sport Rub

To aid breathing, warm the muscles to prevent strains, and focus the mind.

  • Eucalyptus 5 drops
  • Thyme 5 drops
  • Rosemary 5 drops
  • Add to 15ml Sweet Almond oil

Apply to legs from top to bottom including buttocks, lower back and arms. Rub in well before exercising.

 Post Sport Blend to aid relaxation and help reduce aches and pains

  • Eucalyptus 5 drops
  • Ginger 5 drops
  • Peppermint 5 drops
  • Add to 15 ml Sweet Almond oil

Alternatively add the oils to a warm bath and soak away the aches and pains in a relaxing bath.

  • Use 8 – 10 drops in a bath, swirl the water and lie back for 10 – 15 minutes.

 

Tiger Balm is a good alternative, if you don’t have these oils to hand.

All the best with your sporting activities,

Andrea