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Foot Massage Oil
May 23, 2013

Foot Massage Oil

I was asked today what foot massage oil is best. Almost any oil you have at home will do the job (olive, sunflower, peanut, sesame).

Only a little is needed - just enough to lightly lubricate the skin and not so much that your fingers are sliding all over the place.

I have always used the above kinds of oils but last week I happened across an article on essential oils and decided to give myself a foot rub with lavender oil. Lavender oil has many uses, one of which is to help you relax and sleep and that night I slept very soundly.

Over the years I have had various bottles of essential oil like lavender, tea tree and peppermint but after my foot rub with lavender oil I have been buying and experimenting with other oils. More on this in future health tips.

If you have health issues like stress, pain or poor sleep and you have never given yourself a foot massage I recommend you try it. To get started see this foot massage article.

Included is an online chart of reflexology points on the feet so you know what area you are rubbing.

All the best and any questions let me know,


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About the Author

Matthew Scott is a professionally trained Chinese medicine practitioner from Australia. In 2000, after ten years in private practice, Matthew went to China to further his studies for a few months. He has been there ever since, immersed in the culture, raising a family and showing people worldwide the Chinese way of health.


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