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Detox Blend Oil for Spring Cleaning your Body

  • Spring Detox with Ryoko Hori and her Senses Salon   Detox Blend Oil for Spring Cleaning with Foodadit

This oil blend is perfect for spring cleaning your body! A powerful detoxifier, the essential oil of the juniper berry is known for cleansing the blood of toxins and helping to eliminate uric acid from the body. It promotes urination, blood circulation and reduces water retention. It encourages energy and power by reducing anxiety and the heaviness that we accumulate over the long winter months. Grapefruit essential oil has a refreshing scent and is effective against cellulite and water retention.


For a massage oil:

  • 5 drops of juniper berry essential oil
  • 5 drops of grapefruit essential oil
  • 10 ml of carrier oil – sweet almond oil or jojoba oil if your skin is dry, or grapeseed oil for other skin types. Choose organic, firming ones if possible.

For a bath/footbath oil:  

  • 5 drops of juniper berry essential oil 
  • 5 drops of grapefruit essential oil
  • a handful of bath salts – himalayan salt, dead sea salt, or epsom salt are recommended.

Please make sure you are not allergic to any of the ingredients, and if you have sensitive skin, we recommend patch tests before using the product. If pregnant, breastfeeding or under medical treatment please ask a qualified health professional prior to using it.

Here’s how you make it

    1. Mix all of the ingredients together with positive intentions. 

As a massage oil

  1. Wash your hands and then warm them by rubbing them together, and take a deep breath.
  2. Start massaging with your oil blend, from (generally) bottom to top. Follow from the back of the ankles towards under the knee and then to the groin.
  3. Massage from the stomach towards the décolleté and the underarm area (axillary lymph nodes).

As a bath/footbath oil 

  1. Put the blend into a bath/footbath with bath salts.

skin types

Contributor Ryoko Hori

Pictures by Yoori Koo
Date Added 18/04/2017
Type Prep Time 0h 5m Activity Time 0h 10m