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Essential Oil Recipes

FACE

FACIAL WASH

Ingredients:

  1. Raw Organic Honey – Suggested Raw Honey Link

Directions:

  1. Nightly, apply a swipe of honey on face and massage all over
  2. Wet a washcloth with warm/ hot water and remove honey
  3. Alternatively, could use hands to remove honey

*Do not get water in the honey container as you scoop.*

FACIAL EXFOLIATOR

Ingredients:

  1. Raw Organic Honey – Suggested Raw Honey Link
  2. Baking soda – Suggested Baking Soda
  3. Play with ratio of honey to baking soda to what suits your skin

Directions:

  1. Mix baking soda and honey
  2. Apply a swipe of mixture to face and massage all over
  3. Wet a wash cloth with warm/ hot water and remove mixture
  4. Alternatively, could use hands to remove mixture
  5. Apply a couple of times a week (but not daily)
FACE TONER

Ingredients:

  1. 1 oz Witch Hazel or Rose water – Suggested Witch Hazel Link
  2. 10 drops Young Living Essential Oil(s) – Mel A/ Tea Tree oil is my favorite – Order Young Living

Directions:

  1. Mix in a spray bottle – Suggested Glass Spray Bottles
  2. Shake bottle and spray fine mist a couple of times on face while keeping eyes closed
FACIAL LOTION

Ingredients:

  1. 1 oz carrier oil that is liquid at room temperature (jojoba is my choice) – Suggested Jojoba Oil Link
  2. 10 drops of Young Living Essential oil (Frank or Sacred Frank are my favorite) – Order Young Living

Directions:

  1. Mix carrier and essential oil in a spray bottle – Suggested Glass Spray Bottles
  2. Apply on clean skin

BODY

BODY BUTTER/ LOTION RECIPE

Ingredients:

  1. 1/2 cup organic coconut oil – Suggested Coconut Oil
  2. 1/2 cup unrefined raw shea butter – Suggested Shea Butter
  3. *4 oz of any carrier oil that is liquid at room temp – Suggested Jojoba Oil
  4. 40 drops of Young Living Essential oil(s) – Order Young Living

*skip if you want thicker consistency; even if thicker, lotion melts on contact

Directions:

  1. Melt coconut and shea butter on low heat until liquefied
  2. Pour mix into a stainless steel bowl and let sit in the fridge
  3. Let the mixture harden but not so much as to not be able to press a finger in it
  4. Whip mixture for several minutes till fluffy
  5. Gradually add the liquid carrier oil, if desired, while continuously whipping, along with Young Living Essential Oils of choice

Makes about 2 cups of body butter/ lotion

SUGAR SCRUB

Ingredients:

  1. 2.5 cups of white table sugar – If you would like to get sugar off Amazon, click here
  2. 4 half pint glass jars – Suggested Jars

Directions:

  1. Mix sugar and carrier oil till all sugar soaks
  2. Add essential oil and keep mixing
  3. Place mixture in jars
  4. Top off with a tablespoon of carrier oil to prevent drying
LIQUID DEODORANT

Ingredients:

  1. 4 oz rose water or witch hazel – Suggested Witch Hazel Link
  2. 20 drops tea tree essential oil – Order Young Living Essential Oil
  3. 20 drops lemongrass essential oil (or your oil of choice) – Order Young Living

Directions:

  1. Mix everything in bottle and shake before each use – Suggested 4 oz Glass Spray Bottles

LIPS

LIP BALM RECIPE

Ingredients:

  1. 2.5 tablespoons coconut oil – Suggested Coconut Oil Link
  2. 1.5 tablespoons beewax
  3. 10-15 drops of Young Living Essential Oil (my favorite is peppermint) – Order Young Living

10 empty lip balm containers

Directions:

  1. Combine beeswax and coconut oil and melt in double boiler on low heat
  2. Add the Young Living Essential Oil
  3. Use a medicine dropper to fill the lip balm containers
  4. Let the lip balm cool until set (do not touch top)
LIP SCRUB

Ingredients:

  1. 3 tablespoons organic coconut oil – Suggested Coconut Oil Link
  2. 2 tablespoons local honey – Suggested Raw Honey Link
  3. 4 tablespoons sugar – If you would like to get sugar off Amazon, click here
  4. 4 drops Young Living Essential Oil (my favorite is peppermint) – Order Young Living

1 medium sized glass jar

 

Directions:

  1. Mix all ingredients in a bowl and store in glass container.
  2. Scoop with a spatula and do not get any water in the mix.

HAIR

DRY HAIR SPRITZ

Ingredients:

  1. 10 drops Royal Hawaiian Sandalwood – Order Young Living
  2. 10 drops Frankincense – Order Young Living
  3. 8 drops Cedarwood – Order Young Living
  4. 8 drops Ylang Ylang – Order Young Living
  5. 1 cup water
  6. 1 teaspoon carrier (I always seem to default to jojoba) – Suggested Jojoba Oil Link

16 oz spray bottle – Suggested Glass Spray Bottles

Directions:

  1. Mix all ingredients in bottle. Shake well and spray, avoiding the roots, as needed.

*Use for dull, dry hair, or when spending a day in the sun. Could lighten hair color in the sun. Beware with dark hair.*

HANDS

FOAMING HAND SOAP

Ingredients:

  1. 1/3 cup Dr. Bronner liquid soap – Suggested Soap
  2. 2/3 cup water
  3. 8-10 drops Young Living Essential Oil – Order Young Living

Foaming hand soap dispenser – Suggested Glass Foaming Soap Dispenser

Directions:

  1. Combine liquid soap and oil
  2. Fill dispenser with water and shake
SANITIZING SPRAY

Ingredients:

  1. ½ oz water
  2. 10 drops thieves essential oil – Order Young Living
  3. 1 teaspoon witch hazel – Suggested Witch Hazel Link

1 oz glass bottle – Suggested Glass Spray Bottles

Directions:

  1. Mix ingredients in bottle
  2. Shake mix before each use
SANITIZING SPRAY II

Ingredients:

 

  1. 1 tablespoon witch hazel – Suggested Witch Hazel Link
  2. 2 teaspoons aloe vera gel – Suggested Aloe Vera
  3. 2 teaspoons vitamin E oil – Suggested Vitamin E
  4. 10 drops lavender essential oil – Order Young Living
  5. 10 drops tea tree essential oil – Order Young Living
  6. 10 drops frankincense essential oil – Order Young Living
  7. Water

4 oz glass bottle – Suggested 4 oz Glass Spray Bottles

Directions:

  1. Mix ingredients in a cup; use a funnel to pour in bottle
  2. Fill bottle to top with water
  3. Shake mix before each use
OUTDOOR ANNOYANCE

Ingredients:

  1. 6 oz water
  2. 2 oz witch hazel (optional; could do water only) – Suggested Witch Hazel Link
  3. 20 drops citronella essential oil – Order Young Living

8 oz spray bottle – Suggested Glass Spray Bottles

Directions:

  1. Fill bottle with water.
  2. Add witch hazel (optional)
  3. Add essential oil.
  4. Shake prior to each application.
KEEP-THE-BUGS-AWAY SPRAY II

Ingredients:

  1. 6 oz water
  2. 2 oz witch hazel (optional; could do water only) – Suggested Witch Hazel Link
  3. 20 drops of each citronella or purification essential oils – Order Young Living
  4. 10 drops peppermint oil – Order Young Living
  5. 3 drops thieves essential oil – Order Young Living

8 oz spray bottle – Suggested Glass Spray Bottles

Directions:

  1. Fill bottle with water
  2. Add witch hazel (optional)
  3. Add essential oils
  4. Shake prior to each application
  5. Beware spraying on face, young kids and sensitive skin
ANT SPRAY

Ingredients:

  1. 8 oz water
  2. 2-3 tablespoons of vodka or rubbing alcohol (optional) – helps spray dry faster – Suggested Rubbing Alcohol
  3. 20 drops peppermint essential oil – Order Young Living

 8 oz spray bottle – Suggested Glass Spray Bottles

Directions:

  1. Fill bottle with water
  2. Add vodka or rubbing alcohol (optional)
  3. Add essential oil
  4. Shake prior to each application

PARTY TIME

TOO MUCH PARTYING RECIPE

Super B tablet before bed

Ningxia Red with a drop of Frankincense Vitality Oil in the morning

Order Young Living

RECIPES FOR DUDES

Muscles

 

Shaving

Bedroom

Relax

Duct Tape of Essential Oils

Oral Health

Food

Yard Work

Foot Care

Facial Hair Maintenance

Hand Care

Hunting

HOUSEHOLD

DRYER SHEETS

Ingredients:

 

  1. 2-3 teaspoons white vinegar
  2. 2 cups water
  3. 3 drops purification Young Living Essential oil – Order Young Living
  4. 6 drops lavender Young Living Essential oil (or your favorite scent) – Order Young Living

(I also add a drop of thieves to preserve freshness)

Glass airtight container

Glass jar with lid

Reusable towels (thin)

Directions:

  1. Cut towels in half
  2. Place towels in glass container
  3. Add vinegar, water, purification and lavender to glass jar
  4. Close jar lid and shake to mix all the ingredients
  5. Pour mixture over towels in glass container
  6. Towels should be soaked
  7. You can add more water if needed

Directions:

  1. Pull a towel out, squeeze excess liquid back in container and throw towel in dryer with clothes
  2. Put towel back in container after use
  3. Change liquid periodically
GLASS CLEANER

Ingredients:

  1. 1 cup white vinegar
  2. 1 cup distilled water
  3. 4 drops peppermint or lemon Young Living Essential oils – Order Young Living

Spray bottle – Suggested Glass Spray Bottles

Directions:

  1. Pour all ingredients in a spray bottle
  2. Shake bottle before spraying
CARPET SPRINKLE

Ingredients:

 

  1. 3/4 cup baking soda – Suggested Baking Soda
  2. 5 drops Purification Young Living Essential oil – Order Young Living

Jar or cheese shaker or salt shaker

Directions:

  1. Mix baking soda and essential oil.
  2. Add to jar or cheese shaker and use as needed.
SCENTED SACHETS

Ingredients:

 

  1. 1 teaspoon rice
  2. 5 drop essential oil of choice – Order Young Living

1 small mesh bag

Directions:

  1. Put rice into bag
  2. Add essential oil of choice
AIR FRESHENER

Ingredients:

  1. 8 oz water
  2. 2-3 tablespoons of rubbing alcohol or vodka (optional; helps liquid dry faster) – Suggested Rubbing Alcohol
  3. 10-20 drops essential oil(s) of choice – the more drops, the stronger the smell – Order Young Living

8 oz spray bottle – Suggested Glass Spray Bottles

Directions:

  1. Fill bottle with water.
  2. Add rubbing alcohol or vodka (optional).
  3. Add essential oil(s).
  4. Shake prior to each application.
DRYER SHEETS

Ingredients:

 

  1. 2-3 teaspoons white vinegar
  2. 2 cups water
  3. 3 drops purification Young Living Essential oil – Order Young Living
  4. 6 drops lavender Young Living Essential oil (or your favorite scent) – Order Young Living

(I also add a drop of thieves to preserve freshness)

Glass airtight container

Glass jar with lid

Reusable towels (thin)

Directions:

  1. Cut towels in half
  2. Place towels in glass container
  3. Add vinegar, water, purification and lavender to glass jar
  4. Close jar lid and shake to mix all the ingredients
  5. Pour mixture over towels in glass container
  6. Towels should be soaked
  7. You can add more water if needed

Directions:

  1. Pull a towel out, squeeze excess liquid back in container and throw towel in dryer with clothes
  2. Put towel back in container after use
  3. Change liquid periodically
DRIER BALLS

Use as substitute for drier sheets/ fabric softeners

Also help by shortening drying time

 

Ingredients:

 

  1. 3 wool balls – Suggested Wool Balls – the ones I have are no longer available but these seem comparable
  2. Essential oil of choice (my choice for anything related to laundry is Purification) – Order Young Living

Directions:

  1. Apply 1-2 drops of essential oil of choice on balls
  2. Place balls in drier

 

Alternatively, to remove static, throw in a small wet towel with 2 safety pins in the drier

LIQUID LAUNDRY DETERGENT RECIPE

Ingredients:

 

  1. 1 oz liquid castile soap (I use Dr. Bronner) – Suggested Soap
  2. 2 tablespoons glycerin – Suggested Glycerin
  3. 1 cup washing soda – Suggested Washing Soda
  4. 1 cup baking soda – Suggested Baking Soda
  5. 2 cups warm water
  6. 10 drops essential oils of choice (optional) – Order Young Living

Directions:

  1. Combine all the ingredients together in a plastic container with a top and shake well before using
  2. Use a ½ cup of detergent per load
  3. Note: The mix will probably harden. Scoop it with a spoon, place scoop in a bottle, add water, shake it till liquid and then put in washer
LAUNDRY BLEACH REPLACEMENT LIQUID

Ingredients:

  1. 1 part Thieves Household Cleaner – Order Young Living
  2. 30 parts water
  3. 5-10 drops Purification Essential Oil – Order Young Living

Squeeze bottle(s)

Directions:

  1. Pour thieves cleaner in squeeze bottle
  2. Add water
  3. Add Purification Oil
  4. Keep bottle in laundry room
  5. Shake bottle prior to application
  6. Apply in location where bleach would usually go (I usually fill 1/4 – 1/2)

*Can make less diluted if needed

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