The best choices of essential oils for working out are uplifting essential oils such as citrus. Sweet Orange, Lemon, Tangerine, Grapefruit and Peppermint are great choices to elevate motivation and enhance mood. You can use your favourite essential oil, or one that stimulates a fond memory, prior to training to improve your performance.
There are a variety of essential oils with anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic and analgesic properties. These essential oils are known to help ease aching muscles, bring blood flow to the joints and reduce inflammation. Wintergreen, Peppermint, Lavender, Black Pepper, Rosemary, Copaiba, Clove and Ginger are amongst the most popular for muscle recovery. You can also try our Muscle Soothe Essential Oil Blend. Simply mix with a carrier oil and massage into sore muscles for relief.