Carrier Oil for Essential Oil
Carrier Oil for Essential Oil

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A Carrier Oil is simply a base or vegetable oil, used to dilute the essential oils before being applied to the skin. The best carrier oils bring to the table their own special benefits that will work in sync with the essential oils used in Aromatherapy Massage Oil.

For example, avocado oil and grapeseed oil are commonly used as natural remedies for eczema.  

Fractionated coconut oil works great as a carrier oil for essential oil as it won't stain your clothes or sheets.  (try this on a small area of your fabric to test it for yourself.

Feel free to change up the base oils used, to find what works best for your skin type, as they are tremendous natural remedies healing benefits to your skin.

Choosing the right oils for your skin-type

There are several types of oils that can be used in your essential oils recipes.

We'll cover just a few of the more common ones for now!


Looking for a carrier oil specified for aging or delicate skin types?

What types of oils work as natural remedies for eczema?

What oils work best for natural remedies around your home?

Sweet Almond Oil

  • Rich in proteins and Vitamin D
  • Soothes dry and irritated skin
  • Rich in essential fatty acids
  • helps relieve itching & soreness
  • light and inexpensive/great for massage oils

Fractionated Coconut Oil (liquid state)

  • Used on oily skin as it won't clog pores
  • Light texture and long shelf life
  • Washes out of sheets easily
  • Leaves a non-greasy feeling
  • Will spray through a pump sprayer

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

  • Best when using extra virgin cold-pressed
  • Good for use on dry skin
  • Rich in minerals, vitamins & proteins
  • Best when diluted 10% in other oils
  • Effective in the relief of arthritis & muscle pains

Avocado Oil (unrefined)

  • Rich in vitamins A, D and E & essential proteins
  • Best for dry, dehydrated or aging skin
  • Effective used for eczema
  • Recommended for use with a lighter oil (sweet almond)

Grape Seed Oil

  • Some astringent qualities
  • Good for oily or acne prone skin
  • Tightens and tones the skin
  • regenerative & moisturizing properties/anti-aging
  • helpful in problem cellulite areas

Rice Bran Oil

  • Packed with Vitamin E
  • A natural stimulant of collagen production
  • Maintains skin-tone balance
  • Excellent for relief from eczema, psoriasis or dermatitis
  • Non-greasy, smooth & creamy

Don't know where to buy carrier oils?  

Do you want to try out some carrier oil samples and see how they work for you?

Now you can get 4-4oz bottles to try for yourself for $19.97  

These come beautifully labeled, packaged and ready to use!

Oil Package #1

  • Sweet Almond Oil
  • Avocado Oil
  • Grapeseed Oil
  • Fractionated Coconut Oil

Oil Package #2

  • Hazelnut Oil
  • Hemp Seed Oil
  • Castor Oil
  • Rice Bran Oil

What Types of Oils Would You Like To Try?

Here Are Some of My Favorite Essential Oils Recipes

Learn About Coconut Oil Benefits

Now, I'm not a doctor and neither is my husband. Or, as a matter of fact, no one in my family is. I'm simply a mom who's done hours of research and experimentation with natural cold remedies on my family.

I really do hope that some of these natural remedies work for you as well, but if not, I'm sorry. If you have any hesitation, please visit your family physician with any concerns.

NOTE: The advice shared in this site has not been evaluated by the FDA. The products and methods recommended are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any illness or disease, nor is it intended to replace proper medical help. As we look for answers, you must realize that essential oils work to help to bring the body into balance -helping the body's natural defenses to restore homeostasis. Essential oils are not used to "treat" medical problems.

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