Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Pain Relief Massage Oil

Massage oil for painful knee joints, shoulder joints, back ache and other parts. You can also use this oil for applying on scratches and itching areas which has caused by ant or mosquito bite. This is something different and helpful recipe. This is purely for massaging and not edible.

Ingredients I used here are available in your kitchen and you can prepare it easily and store it.
Coconut oil, cloves, garlic, pepper pods with little rock salt  is used in this recipe.
Lets see some benefits of cloves garlic and pepper's medicinal values.
Cloves are loaded with antioxidant, anti septic , local anesthetic, anti-inflammatory properties. They are good  Rubefacient (something that treats or prevents the symptoms of disease) and anti flatulent properties.
Garlic prescribed garlic for a wide range of conditions and illness. Even in olden days garlic was promoted the use of garlic for treating respiratory problems, poor digestion and fatigue. Garlic has also been used as a medicine throughout ancient and modern history to prevent and treat a wide range of conditions and diseases. They are loaded with antibacterial and antiviral benefits. They are good source for controlling infections by bacteria, virus, fungi and worms.
Black pepper is rich in antibiotic properties. It also contain Vitamin C. They curb harmful free radical reactions. When the skin loses its natural pigmentation, it turns white. This disease can be treated with using black pepper as a cure.  Black pepper contain anti-oxidant properties and it helps to glow your skin, good for anti aging and anti wrinkles and dark spots. Black pepper is rich source of anti inflammatory and antibacterial properties an helps to prevent acne.
Lets see how to prepare this "Pain Relief Massage Oil:.

Things Needed : 

Coconut Oil : 250 Grams
Garlic Pods : 10 to 15
Cloves : 10 to 15 pods
Pepper Pods :1 Teaspoon
Salt : 1 Tablespoon

Method : 

1. Separate garlic pods and smash it slightly.( Including the outer skin)
2. Just slightly smash pepper and cloves.
3. Keep a pan on the fire and heat. Add coconut oil. Let it be on low flame.
4. Add smashed garlic, cloves and pepper. Let it boil nicely for 3 to 4 minutes.
5. Now put off the fire and add salt. Mix it well and allow it to cool.

 6. Fill in the glass or plastic bottle and use it whenever you need it.

Note :

Heat oil on low flame. So that it does not burn much. Adding turmeric powder is good option. But it can cause stain on your clothes after you apply the oil. One must remember that, you need to massage oil in slow process and rest for at least 20 minutes before bathing or washing. (Do not massage hard, because you are not trained for that). Do not boil salt. The oil may turn sticky. You can also add Camphor (Karpoora ...pooja karpoora) .This will very much help you to reduce the pain.
Time :
Preparation : 10 minutes + boiling 5 minutes.
Total time : 15 Minutes.
It can be stored for long time.  


  1. Replies
    1. Thank you marudhus Kitchen ..for the nice comment ..I am sure many get benefited ..

  2. In step 3 did you add coconut oil?

    1. Yes is coconut turned thick because of cold climate...

  3. very useful and helpful post. Thank you so much for the share!

    1. Thanks for the good words..yes ..It is one of the useful medicinal oil for the pain...

  4. How to use the black pepper as other diseases mentioned by u ?
    When to add Karpoora & turmeric if v r adding in this recipe ?

  5. other diseases like cold, cough and indigestion can be cured by intake of pepper or pepper boiled with little jaggery and jeera (cumin seeds). You can prepare pepper rasam.
    Add the karpoora at the end when the oil completely cool down.

  6. Very easy to prepare.
    Very very useful post.
    Thank you Nalini ji


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My name is Nalini Somayaji. Teaching is my profession. Cooking is my passion. Reading, travelling, visiting new places, having fun with kids are some of the hobbies I can say. My recipes are Healthy, quick, easy and simple. Grown up being a traditional family member I love and respect Indian culture and traditions. Love classical dance and music.
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