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Add 3 drops each of Lemongrass and Tea Tree Oil to a few ounces of warm water, then spray countertops to naturally disinfect.
SHOWER CURTAIN SCUM
Using a 16 oz. spray bottle, use 4 drops of Eucalyptus Oil and 4 drops of Tea Tree Oil with warm water; spray onto your shower to kill all mold that has developed over-time.
Add 5-10 drops of your favorite oil in your vacuum bag or dust container.
Use a few drops of Lemongrass and some boiling water to help remove old food that is stuck on all dishes and pots/pans.
AIR FRESHENER FOR TRASH CAN
Put a cotton ball with 2 drops each of Lemongrass and Tea Tree Oil at the bottom of the trash can to help eliminate odors.
Soak a cotton ball with Lemongrass and place behind toilet or desired area to fill your bathroom with a refreshing scent.
BYE-BYE CIGARETTE SMOKE
Put 4 drops of Rosemary, Tea Tree, and Eucalyptus Oil in a spray bottle to a few ounces of warm water and spray in desired area.
Add a few drops of Lemongrass to the dishwasher for a cleaner rinse.
DEFUSE PET ORDER
Mix 20 drops of Lavender OR Lemongrass Oil with apple cider vinegar, fill in small spray bottle. Shake well before each use.
Add 2 drops each of Tea Tree Oil and Lemongrass to one quart of warm water. Then, add 4 tbsp. of baking soda and mix. Helps rid of smell developed by active lifestyle.
Add 10-20 drops of your favorite scent per load.
ELIMINATE SHOE SMELL
Add a few drops of Tea Tree oil and Lemongrass to freshen up shoe odors.
Diffuse Lavender oil around your home to reduce feelings of stress and tension.
Diffuse Frankincense oil while praying, meditating, or reading to increase spiritual awareness.
Add a few drops of Lavender oil to an unscented lotion to use for a relaxing massage.
SOOTHE UPSET CHILD
Help calm your child by adding Lavender oil to their pillow, blanket, or stuffed animal.
Add Rosemary to your bath or diffuser to improve mood.
ADD AROMA TO YOUR FIREPLACE
Apply 10 drops of your preferred essential oil to a dry log. The oil will penetrate the wood over-time to release the essential oil.
Inhale the scent of any combination of Lavender, Frankincense, Lemongrass, and Peppermint.
Sprinkle a few drops of Lavender and Ylang Ylang on your pillow or add to a diffuser next to your bedside to help fall asleep.
Breathe in Peppermint Oil through nose and apply to neck and upper chest.
Combine a few drops of Lavender and Peppermint oil and rub on temples lightly in circular motions.
Add a few drops of Eucalyptus oil into hot water or diffuser and inhale deeply to help nasal passages.
Inhale Peppermint oil before you exercise to reduce tiredness and laziness.
Add 1-2 drops of Eucalyptus, Peppermint, and Lavender to a cool cloth and apply to forehead.
REDUCE MORNING SICKNESS
Add a few drops of Sweet Orange OR Lemongrass to a washcloth and inhale.
HELP YOUR ALLERGIES
Rub Frankincense and Lavender on your palms and inhale to relieve itchy eyes and throat.
Mix Lavender Oil with Aloe Vera and put on desired area.
Add 5 drops of Lavender and 5 drops of Frankincense to 4 ounces of hot water and soak the affected area.
Apply a few drops of Lavender oil to bug bites and stings.
ECZEMA AND PSORIASIS
Apply a mixture of Lavender oil with Shea Butter to affected areas.
Mix 2 drops of Tea Tree oil with 2 drops of unscented oil and apply to the affected area up to 3-5 times per day.
Mix 3 drops of Peppermint oil with unscented oil and apply to affected area.
Inhale the scent of any combination of Lavender, Frankincense, Lemongrass, and Peppermint.
Add a few drops of Lemongrass OR Eucalyptus oil to a large bowl or tub of warm water to help soothe feet.
ACNE FACE WASH
Mix Tea Tree oil with raw honey and rub on your face. Make sure to rinse thoroughly when it has been applied all over face or in desired areas.
Add Lavender oil to shampoo to eliminate itching of the scalp.
THICK, VOLUMINOUS HAIR
Add Rosemary to preferred shampoo to naturally thicken hair with increased volume.
Mix 5 drops of Rosemary and Lavender Oil with 3 tbsp. of unscented oil. Massage into scalp and leave on for 20 minutes. Rinse thoroughly.
Apply Frankincense oil 3 times daily directly on desired area to reduce sun and age spots.
All-natural Citrus blend
This is for effective use in rooms that harbor strong smells, including your kitchen, bathroom, or kids’ rooms. People love the refreshing scent of citrus and pine, but don’t like to use those harsh chemical cleaners. Instead, add a few drops of pine tree, lemon and tangerine oils to hot water, along with mild, unscented soap.
Calm and Relax Blend
This combination is great for families with young children. Mix lavender and bergamot in the diffuser in the evenings, especially if the kids are restless around bedtime. These oils have calming properties. The aroma of lavender and bergamot quickly fills a room with relaxing scents and helps relieve tension.
Stomach Soothing Bath Blend
This is a good home remedy if you're feeling sick or nauseous: add two drops each of cinnamon leaf oil and grapefruit oil to your evening bath. For many people, these oils are the best to soothe aching stomachs, or to deal with nausea and other digestive problems. The combination of cinnamon leaf oil and grapefruit oil will calm and renew your body, and even help boost its immune system to fend off infections.
Focus and Centered Blend
A combination to use at work or home when you're feeling distracted and need to focus on a task. Place several drops of lavender, frankincense and patchouli in your diffuser. These oils have been used for millennia. Many scholars and religious leaders believed the oils give us more clarity and focus.
Outdoor Protection Blend
The ingredients in expensive, all-natural bug sprays are essential oils. Lemongrass, eucalyptus and cinnamon leaf are most effective, diluted with water and castor oil to spray on your clothes before spending time outdoors. Evidence suggests that insects are repelled by the scent of certain oils. A bonus is that these scents keep you smelling fresh if you’re sweating outside.
Immune Defense Blend
Your immune system needs as much help as it can get during the winter months. That’s why you should add tea tree oil, pine tree oil, and sweet orange oil to your diffuser - it helps you breathe easier and fend off sinus and lung infections. Several oils are recognized for their effective ability to boost the immune system and relieve symptoms of common cold-weather illnesses like respiratory infections.
Sexy and Sensual Blend
Try setting aside a few lotions for special occasions, each with a different combination of oils meant for romance and intimacy, such as sweet orange, bergamot and patchouli. The subtle aroma of certain oils help people feel more at ease. Many cultures throughout history believed these oils were aphrodisiacs.
Air Freshener Blend
Add citrus oils lemon and lime, along with eucalyptus oil, to your diffuser to freshen up stuffy areas in your home. It’s cheaper and safer than chemical sprays and open-flame candles, plus the effects last all day - they neutralize the bad smells and everyone breathes easier.
Healthy Skin and Hair Beauty Blend
People save money on hair and beauty products by using essential oils instead of expensive creams and applications. Add tangerine, lavender and frankincense to your regular lotion and conditioner, and get rid of most your other skincare products. Many oils moisturize and protect your skin and hair, especially if you’re dealing with cold weather or dry air.
Digestive Protection Blend
For many people, the holiday season means big holiday meals and lots of sugary snacks you don’t eat on a regular basis. That takes a toll on your digestive system. Use peppermint and lemongrass oils in your diffuser as a remedy. These oils help with nausea and other stomach ailments, providing calming and soothing relief.
Soreness Relief Blend
A great fix to sore muscles is to add peppermint and rosemary oils to lotion. Rub the oil and lotion on your arms and legs after a workout to help keep your muscles loose. The aroma of some oils is known to relax the mind and body. Applying them topically helps improve blood circulation and relax inflamed muscles.
Energizing Shower Blend
Add tea tree and eucalyptus oil to your morning shower to help clear your head and jump-start your body before the work day.
Calming Lavender, uplifting Lemongrass, and cool Peppermint oils mingle for a scented snowy evening in.
Snuggle up and relax with a mix of spicy Frankincense and Myrrh oils, blended with citrusy Sweet Orange.
Delight your guests with this harmony of the enticing fragrances of Peppermint, Cinnamon, and Sweet Orange oils.
Peppermint Candy Cane
The air is truly sweet when charming Peppermint meets luscious Ylang Ylang oil. That smells yummy!
Christmas Eve Night
Santa will love the scent of this combination of Peppermint, Cinnamon, and Lemongrass. You’ve been extra-good!
As flowers bloom, bring Spring in with a mingling of alluring Sweet Orange, lovely Lavender, and cheerful Rosemary oils.
BYE BYE ALLERGIES
Treat your nose and chest to this selection of Spring openers: peppy Peppermint, lavish Lavender, and leafy Lemongrass.
A few drops of this combo: Rosemary, Lavender and Lemongrass oils—in your washing or cleaning products, and Spring has Sprung!
IN THE AIR
Diffuse the scent of Spring throughout your home with a blend of sensuous Cedarwood, flirty Lavender, and sassy Sweet Orange oils.
Gentle seasonal winds waft through the air when you combine Eucalyptus, Lemongrass, Lavender, and Rosemary oils.
Celebrate the relaxing warmth and brightness of the season with a combination of sunny Sweet Orange, lilting Lemongrass, and perky Peppermints oils.
Rise and shine each morning to the mingled fragrances of spirited Sweet Orange and pep-you-up Peppermint oils!
The livin’ is easy when the air is scented with this mix of groovy Grapefruit, lovin’ Lemongrass, and leisurely Lavender oils.
Chill out when the sun’s out with a harmony of Peppermint, Lemongrass, and Citronella oils…add some to your washing for a soft summery scent.
The islands are calling when you smell this blend of Orange, Grapefruit, and Lemongrass oils…with a little tropical Bergamot oil for summer spice!
The enlivening fragrance of Fall’s mountain air comes indoors with a melding of Orange, Lemongrass and Fir Needle oils.
As the leaves drift past, dream a little when Eucalyptus, Fir Needle, Peppermint, Tea Tree and Rosemary oils team up for Fall.
A big ol’ moon deserves a beaming scent to shine on by. Eucalyptus, Sweet Orange, Clove, Cinnamon, and Rosemary oils are Fall favorites.
Trick or Treat
No trick…this blend of Sweet Orange, Cloves, and Rosemary oils is nothing but a fragrance treat!
Cooking up a storm? Let this saucy mix of Sweet Orange, Frankincense, and Cinnamon oils scent your kitchen with savory spice!
DO IT YOURSELF
WOOL DRYER BALLS
Wool dryer balls can be purchased or you can make them. Once you have brought (or made!) your dryer balls, you are ready to use our essential oils. Place 2-3 drops on each ball, this should last through 3 cycles in the dryer. One of many oil combinations to use that smells heavenly is 3 balls of Lavender and 3 balls of Sweet Orange!
OIL CAR DIFFUSERS
All you need to make your own oil car diffusers are clothespins, cork material, glue, ribbon or other embellishments, and your preferred essential oil. Simply add a few drops to the cork material and attach to your car vent.
In a bowl, combine 1 ½ cups of baking soda and 10 drops of your preferred essential oil(s). Stir to combine and place the mixture in a mason jar. Using a hole punch, punch 5-8 holes in the lid of the mason jar. Place the lid on the jar and seal the cap. Sprinkle the mixture lightly on carpet. Let it sit for 5-8 minutes and then vacuum up the mixture. Always test a small area first!
EUCALYPTUS SHOWER MELTS
Place Eucalyptus oil and corn starch in bowl, mix well. Add in 2 tsp. of water, continue to mix. Continue adding a few drops of water at a time, mixing well. Once it’s a thick paste, transfer mixture to mini ice cube tray. Smooth the mixture flat. Freeze the contents for one hour.
Fill 4oz bottle with 3oz of distilled water and 1 tbsp. of witch hazel into the spray bottle and shake. Add your preferred essential oils (30-40 drops of Lavender, Lemongrass, Peppermint, Rosemary, Tea Tree, OR Eucalyptus) and shake gently. Shake before each use. Reapply every 4-6 hours.
In a sauce pan, stir in 1 cup of flour, ½ cup of salt, 2 tbsp. of cream of tartar. Add 1 cup of water, 1.5 tbsp. of liquid cooling oil, and food coloring. Turn on the heat to medium-low and stir until mixture forms a ball. Once mixture has reached playdough consistency, remove from heat and allow to cool for 3- minutes. Kneed in 6-8 drops of your preferred essential oils. Store in air-tight container.
SCENTED FINGER PAINTS
In a small cup or bowl mix ¼ cup of liquid laundry starch with 1 tsp. powered tempera paint. Repeat that step using different colors of powdered tempera paint. Mix 3-5 drops of a different essential oil with each color of paint (Lavender for purple or blue, Peppermint for red or white, etc). Carefully pour each color of paint into 2oz plastic bottle and replace the cap on the bottle. Before painting, shake bottle.