DIY Pain Relief Oil Recipes: Make Your Own Blends at Home

DIY Pain Relief Oil Recipes: Make Your Own Blends at Home

Experiencing pain in daily life is the most common problem among us. There can be many reasons behind your joint and muscle aches. Be it from aching muscles after a heavy gym workout, headaches from stress, aching joints or muscles from a long forgotten unhealed wound, joint aches because of growing age or chronic conditions like arthritis. For young adults the reason can also be their unhealthy lifestyle, improper postures and extreme working hours.

There are many pain relievers out there in the market which can provide temporary relief from aches but they also come with a lot of side effects. Fortunately nature has the answer to all our health issues. There are many DIY pain oil recipes which you can make easily at home for getting rid of all types of joint and muscle aches without any side effects.

Benefits Of Diy Pain Killer Oil

Before knowing the recipes for DIY pain oils you need to know about the benefits it can provide to muscle and joints. Natural or ayurvedic oil for joint pain is a reliable solution to alleviate pain and discomfort without even harming our body or skin. They provide numerous benefits. Some of these benefits are listed below.

  • Organic and safe: DIY pain relief oils are made using natural ingredients and thus they are free from harmful chemicals. Which makes it a safer and more effective alternative for chemical based pain relievers.
  • Quick and effective: This DIY pain oils pure and can absorb into the skin much quicker than the chemical based pain relievers, which helps to provide quick and effective pain relief.
  • Customizable pain oils: One of the major benefits that you can get by making DIY pain oils is that you can customize it according to your needs and your skin type.
  • Budget friendly: These DIY pain relief oils are cost efficient as you just have to buy a batch of essential oils and make different types of pain oils with just one batch of essential oils.
  • Overall relief: These DIY pain oils can be effective in relieving not just joint or muscle aches but it also provides a sense of relief from stress and calmness.

Diy Pain Relief Oil Recipes

Here are some easy DIY pain oil recipes for different kinds of pains that you can make effortlessly in just minutes.

For Headaches: peppermint oil, lavender oil, chamomile oil, rosemary oil and eucalyptus oil are some of the essential oils that are very useful to treat headaches instantly. You can use essential oils on its own or you can blend them according to the following recipe.


  1. Ingredients
  • 3 drops of peppermint oil
  • 2 drops of lavender oil

Instruction: Combined them to make a diffuser blend to treat migraine.

  1. Ingredients
  • 7 drops of frankincense essential oil
  • 7 drops of copaiba essential oil
  • 2 tablespoon of jojoba oil


  • Mix frankincense and copaiba essential oil in a clean bottle according to the mentioned instruction
  • Add 2 tablespoon of jojoba carrier oil to the same bottle
  • Shake them well before use
  • Apply it to the topical area
  • Massage it in circular motion for a few minutes before nap.
  1. Ingredients
  • 10 drops of lavender oil
  • 8 drops of peppermint oil
  • 5 drops of rosemary oil
  • 2 tablespoon of carrier oil (like jojoba oil or olive oil)


  • Mix the lavender, peppermint and rosemary essential oil according to the given instruction in a clean glass bottle.
  • Add the carrier oil as instructed in the same bottle and shake well
  • Apply it on your temple, forehead and the back of your neck in small amounts
  • Massage it gently in circular motion for few minutes
  • Breathe deeply and relax, its soothing aroma will help you to feel a sense of calmness while its healing properties will help to reduce headache quickly.

For muscle aches: muscle aches are the most common type of pain that we experience in our daily life. Mentioned here are some recipes to relax sore muscles.


  1. Ingredients
  • 10 drops of peppermint oil
  • 10 drops of lavender oil
  • 10 drops of eucalyptus oil
  • 2 tablespoon of carrier oil (like coconut oil or almond oil)


  • Take a clean glass bottle and mix all the above mention essential oils in the mentioned amount
  • Add the mentioned amount of carrier oil in the same bottle.
  • Shake it well before use.
  • Take some amount of this blend on your palm and apply it on the topical area.
  • Massage it in circular motion until it gets absorbed into your skin
  • Repeat this process as required.
  1. Ingredients
  • 2-3 drops of peppermint essential oil
  • 2 tablespoon of dashmool powder
  • 2 tablespoon of coconut oil


  • Warm the coconut oil
  • Add dasmool powder to the coconut oil and mix it.
  • Add peppermint oil to this mix and again mix it well
  • Apply it to the affected area
  • Massage it well in a circular motion until it gets absorbed
  • Repeat this process as required.

For joint pain: With growing age experiencing pain in the joints is very common. To treat all these joint aches you can try these following recipes.



  • 10 drops of frankincense essential oil
  • 8 drops of ginger essential oil
  • 5 drops of turmeric essential oil
  • 2 tablespoon of sesame oil


  • Take a clean glass bottle and add all the mentioned essential oil
  • Add sesame oil to this mix and shake well before use
  • Apply it to the affected area
  • Massage it well until it gets absorbed
  • Use it regularly for better results

Safety Instruction

While using these DIY pain oils you should be careful and follow these instructions to avoid any adverse reactions.

  • Always dilute essential oils with carrier oils before applying it on your skin.
  • Do a patch test before using any of these recipes for any allergic reactions.
  • Avoid applying it on the sensitive areas and open wounds.
  • Consult a doctor before using these oils, if you are pregnant or have underlying health conditions.
  • Store these oils in a cool and dark place away from heat to maintain their potency.


While summing we came to this conclusion that DIY pain relief oils or ayurvedic pain relief oils are the natural and healthy replacements for the chemical based pain relievers present in the market. Following these recipes you can experiment and make your own pain relief oils at home according to your needs. Or you can just create your own blend yourself.

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