| Taimoor Ghani

Treatment of Stiff Neck with Essential Oils

Stiff Neck: 

Neck stiffness might happen during a long drive or after an extended work session spent sitting at your desk, staring at your computer. Essential oils often bring prompt relief and promote relaxation. If the cause of your neck stiffness is not apparent and it continues or worsens, or is accompanied by a fever or nausea, contact your doctor, as there may be a serious underlying illness present.

Clary Sage-Lavandin Salve: 

MAKES 1 TREATMENT

Clary sage and lavandin essential oils relax the mind and soothe tired, sore muscles while helping alleviate stress and put you in a positive frame of mind.

Ingredients: 

  • 1/2 Teaspoon Carrier Oil
  • 4 Drops Clary Sage Essential Oil
  • 3 Drops Lavandin Essential Oil

Directions: 

  1. In a small glass bowl, add the carrier oil along with the Clary sage and Lavandin essential oils, and stir to combine.
  2. Using your fingertips. apply the blend to the neck and shoulder area, and massage it into the skin. Stretch your neck from side to side, then relax. sage
  3. Repeat this treatment up to 4 times a day as needed.

ROSEMARY SALVE: 

MAKES 1 TREATMENT

Rosemary essential oil penetrates deep into sore muscles, helping alleviate stiffness.  It also invigorates and refreshes the mind while helping you relax.

Ingredients: 

  • ½ Teaspoon Carrier Oil
  • 4 Drops Rosemary Essential Oil

Directions: 

  1. In a small glass bowl, add the carrier oil and rosemary essential oil, and stir to combine the skin.
  2. Using your fingertips, apply the blend to the neck and shoulders, and massage int into the skin. Stretch your neck from side to side and relax.
  3. Repeat this treatment up to 6 times a day as needed.
Tags: Ailments