Wind, Rain, Cold and SNOW!!!! Sounds like we all might want to stay indoors. When you are stuck inside and the house needs a little scenting, what a perfect time to experiment. Different rooms of the house can test out new blends.
Of Course, if any of those nasty little viruses and germs lurking out there decides to come knocking at your door you will want to have a few recipes ready just for them.
Anything that can make you and your loved ones to feel better and feel better FAST!
So, please enjoy this next issue of The Aromatherapy Recipe Files!
Orange 6 drops
Geranium 2 drops
1 teaspoon of a carrier oil Jojoba is great and so is Camellia oil
Add a few thin slices of Fresh Cut orange to the bath water too!!
Fill the tub with comfortably warm water. Add the essential oils, carrier oil and orange slices. Enjoy!
Rosemary 6 drops
Juniper berry 3 drops
1 teaspoon of Sweet almond Oil
Add all to your bath tub. Float a few dried flower petals on top of the water if desired.
This blend can also be used in the shower for a pick me up in the morning.
Omit the Sweet Almond oil. Simply apply the essential oil drops to a Terra Cotta Disc let the essential oils soak into the disc and place in the corner of the shower where the water will hit it.
It should wake you up and help you to concentrate throughout the day.
Eucalyptus globulus 3 drops
Peppermint 3 drops
Rosemary 3 drops
Sunflower oil 1 teaspoon.
Blend essential oils well and add to the sunflower oil. Massage into your face around your eyes and onto your cheek bones. Be very careful not to get too near your eyes as this will sting if it gets into the eyes.
Massaging your eye brows and forehead will help to relieve the press associated with sinus congestion too.
Lavender 10 drops
Rosemary 4 drops
Sandalwood 4 drops
Jojoba 2 ounce
Blend all together in and use nightly as a moisturizer.
Apply to clean skin that is still slightly damp, leave on for 5 minutes then wipe excess oil (if there is any) off with a soft cloth or tissue.
Apply to your face, neck and throat areas.
Rosewood 3 drops
Geranium - 2 drops
Rose absolute 1 drop
Add to a warm bath, float rose petals on top. Light a candle, play some soothing music and let your mind wander. Simply enjoy!
Disguised as a Holiday scent.
Clove bud 10 drops
Lime- 10 drops
Orange - 8 drops
Allspice 8 drops
Cinnamon leaf - 4 drops
Lemon - 2 drops
Emulsifier 40 drops or ½ teaspoonfuls
4 ounces Room Spray base.
Blend the essential oils in a 4 ounce PET plastic spray bottle, And then add the emulsifier, mix well. Then add the Room Spray Base.
Shake well and spray around the room. Use prior to guests arriving and again after they have left.
Sandalwood 10 drops
Lavender 5 drops
Spruce 5 drops
Rose absolute -1 drop
Blend all in amber bottle. Then diffuse in the room using any type of diffuser.
Blend the following in a Glass amber bottle
Spruce 10 drops
Cedarwood 10 drops
Juniper berry 5 drops
Cajeput 5 drops
In a one ounce bottle of unscented Talc Powder or cornstarch (which ever you prefer) add the above mixture to a Scentball pad or Cotton Ball or other absorbent piece of cotton pad. Place into the powder bottle.
Shake up and let sit for at least 24 hours before use. Shake before each use.
You can easily double or triple this recipe if you desire.
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