Our Massage Range
We believe this is the best range of massage oils, massage cremes, massage lotions and massage waxes available. If you are wondering 'Which Massage Oil or Essential Oil is perfect for me?' then take a look at our table below which will help guide you in making an informed decision or read through the Frequently Asked Questions at the bottom of the Massage Oils, Lotions and Cremes page
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You’ll also find an extensive Biotone, Premax & Songbird range with new products enabling you to provide the perfect treatment.
You can select practical and simple massage tools to give your hands a well-earned rest.
We have also put together kits and convenient products so you can treat with ease.
We've compiled a list of all the common Carrier Oils and Essential oils in Massage Oils, mapped out the uses and benefits that they have as well as the products that they can be found in so that you can easily choose a Massage Oil that will help you achieve your aims.
The following information is not meant to be in any way prescriptive and is merely content that has been compiled to help you make an informed decision about which product could suit you. Please remember to contact your physician or sports health professional for proper, qualified guidance.
|Carrier Oils / Essential oils||Benefits / Uses||Products|
|Jojoba Oil||Anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial. Does not clog pores so it is great for oily skin. Can be used for Massage Therapy and Sports Therapy|
|Sweet almond Oil||Vitamin E (antioxidant, repairs cells, immune booster, anti-cancer, and other chronic illnesses) and Fatty acids. Great for dry skin|
|Coconut Oil||Neutral Scent. Anti-inflammatory, Long shelf life and has less glide. Can be used for Massage Therapy and Sports Therapy|
|Grapeseed Oil||Vitamin E (antioxidant, repairs cells, immune booster, anti-cancer, and other chronic illnesses). Great for sensitive skin|
|Olive Oil||De-toxifies, promotes circulation, Relaxing, energy boost, Vitamin E, good for the skin|
|Canola Oil||Emollient, Skin Conditioning. Can be used for Massage Therapy and Sports Therapy|
|Ginger||Anti-inflammatory, eases nausea, soothes aches so it is good for headaches, arthritis, and other pain. Great for neck and back pain, stress and sports massage|
|Lavender||Promotes good sleep, anti-inflammatory, cleanser. Used to treat anxiety, fungal infections, allergies, depression, insomnia, eczema, nausea. Great for massage therapy, stress-relieving massage and after sports|
|Orange||Antimicrobial, eases anxiety and depression. Anticancer and other antioxidant benefits, promotes weight loss and pain relief|
|Peppermint / Menthol||Good for nausea, headaches. Reduces inflammation and soothes joint pain. Cleansing, antiseptic and antibacterial. Particularly useful for sports massage due to its refreshing and cooling effects|
|Chamomile||Heals wounds, eases anxiety and skin conditions. Anti-inflammatory and pain relief e.g., arthritis and back pain.|
|Grapefruit||As with other citrus oils, it may help balance mood, decrease blood pressure, and relieve stress|
|Arnica||Arnica is a great component in any massage oil due to its anti-inflammatory properties. It is especially good for sports massage but Arnica is also great for general massage therapy|
|Hypericum (St John’s Wort)||Antibacterial, antioxidant, and antiviral properties. Great for anxiety and depression or related symptoms such as tiredness|
|Manuka||Antiseptic, bactericidal, analgesic, and anti-inflammatory properties. Cleansing and helps repair skin or remove blemishes.|
|Tea tree||The more economical version of Manuka and the Australian equivalent of its New Zealand counterpart, except marginally less effective as an anti-bacterial and far more anti-fungal. Anti-inflammatory and calming which makes it great for sports massage and general massage therapy as well|
|Rosemary Oil||Anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties, Antimicrobial, for headaches, sprains, muscle soreness or pain, rheumatism, or arthritis.|
|Aloe Vera||Antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, rich in Vitamins A and C, Non-oily, Used to heal dark spots, wrinkles, stretch marks, and dry skin issues.|
|Ylang Ylang||Can be used for alleviating anxiety and lowering blood pressure, heals wounds, boosts the nervous system.|
|Camphor||Pain relief and eases the skin, promotes circulation, help reduce chronic pain with extended use *not approved by the FDA for “addictive properties”|
|Eucalyptus||Can be used to help decrease pain and promote relaxation. Moisturises dry skin|
|Calendula||Antifungal, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial properties. Soothes symptoms of eczema, dermatitis, and dandruff.|
This is not an exhaustive list of either the oils or the products they are found in and the uses/benefits listed for each carrier oil or essential oil are not meant to be prescriptive in any way, they are merely characteristics of the respective massage oils, lotions and waxes. There is no guarantee that they will achieve the expected outcome
If you didn't find what you were looking for, why not create your own personalised massage oil? Here's a simple guide on How to make a massage oil with essential oils and carrier oils. We also have handy guides on Massage Tools and Massage Balls
* Entire Songbird Range - Refers to all Songbird products but one or two products in the entire range might not have the listed carrier oil or essential oil.
* Most of the Songbird Range refers to the majority of Songbird products with a few exceptions
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