After Sun Spray
1/2 cup witch hazel
2 tablespoons aloe vera gel
10 drops doTERRA Lavender
10 drops doTERRA Peppermint
Combine all ingredients and mix well. Pour into 4 oz. spray bottle and shake well. Apply generously to skin that needs cooling. Keep away from eyes. It may seem sticky at first, but gets better as it dries.
After Sun Soothing Cream
1/2 cup aloe vera gel
1/2 cup coconut oil, melted
2 tablespoons witch hazel
8 drops doTERRA Lavender
5 drops doTERRA Marjoram
5 drops doTERRA Peppermint
5 drops doTERRA Melaleuca
Combine all ingredients and mix well. Pour into 8 oz. jar. (Cool first if jar is plastic.) Apply generously to skin that needs cooling. Keep in refrigerator for deeper cooling effect.
For a Unique Perfume that will change throughout the day, choose one from each category.
The base notes are typically a thick oil (more effective in slowing you down.)
The top notes are typically thinner oils (great pick me ups.)
Base notes will help the top notes linger, while the top notes mellow the base note scents.
Blend 3 drops each with 1 tsp. witch hazel and 1/4 cup water. Shake before use.
A great way to apply essential oils is with massage. You can use the
Aroma Touch Technique, a muscle massage, or a simple foot massage.
I use the foot massage when applying it to my family's feet before bed.
All great alternatives.
Try these, or comment about some of your own blends.
-Lavender, Balance Grounding Blend, and Frankincense for a relaxing massage blend & for sleep.
-Cinnamon, Wild Orange and Cardamom to clear the mind and uplift the mood.
-Clary Sage, Bergamot, Ylang Ylang, and Grapefruit for sensuality and emotional well-being.
-Ginger, Cardamom, Bergamot, Frankincense, and Grapefruit to sooth and help with digestion.
-Bergamot, Lavender, Myrrh and Roman Chamomile for aches or discomfort. (Or Deep Blue Soothing Blend.) Another could be Eucalyptus, Lavender, Marjoram, and Grapefruit.
-Rosemary, Cedarwood, Oregano, and Grapefruit to detoxify and promote healthy organs.
Check out my Whipped Sleepytime Rub for a great foot massage before bed.
The continued many uses...
Let me know your ideas. The uses of Essential Oils are endless.