I had someone one tell me that a few weeks ago. So to make it clear Essential Oils are not just for doing massages, they have a lot of everyday uses as well. You can cook them, clean with them, helps your body support homeostasis, and even use them to bathe with or use them with your cosmetics. They are great for many common health concerns …you name it, there is probably an essential oil that can help you with it. Here are some recipes for everyday uses for essential oils. Many more can be found online and on websites like Pinterest. So, get creative and make something that suits your needs or the needs of your loved ones.
Essential Oil Recipes for Everyday Use
BEARD CONDITIONING FORMULA
10 drops Rosemary oil
5 drops Lavender oil
5 drops Thyme oil
10 drops Lemon oil
Dilute in 6 teaspoons of carrier oil (we recommend avocado oil or jojoba)
Use this oil as a conditioning treatment, massaging it into the beard and skin before taking a bath/shower.
15 drops Sandalwood oil
10 drops Black Pepper oil
10 drops Roman Chamomile oil
10 drops Lavender
about 15 drops of Fractionated Coconut Oil
Apply topically (Helps your body recover quickly!)
CHASE AWAY NAUSEA BLEND
20 drops Peppermint or Ginger essential oil
10 drops Wild Orange essential oil
15 drops Lemon essential oil
Add to 4 oz. bottle, and top with water. Mist when nausea strikes.
You can also try massaging your earlobes with Ginger.
DEEP CONDITIONER FOR HAIR
3 Tablespoons Coconut Oil
1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
8 Drops of Essential Oils
Stand or Hand Mixer
A few great essential oils for your hair include: Lavender, Peppermint, Rosemary, Geranium, and Clary Sage. You can use one or all five of the essential oils in your deep conditioner.
SOOTHING THROAT BLEND
7 drops Wild Orange
2 drops Clove
2 drops Rosemary
1 drop Cinnamon essential oil
Mix in 2oz glass spray with distilled water. Sake well before use
Did you know if your body is fighting something, clove oil is very important? One drop of clove oil has just as much antioxidants as 400 lbs of carrots!
WINDOW CLEANER RECIPE:
16 oz. Spray Bottle
1 1/2 cup white vinegar
1/2 cup distilled water
8 drops of any citrus oil of your choice (could use Lemon, Lime, Grapefruit, Wild Orange, or a combination)
Add vinegar, water, and essential oil(s) to spray bottle and shake. You are ready to clean!
Lavendar Lemonade Calming Drink
- 1 cup raw honey
- 12 cups pure water
- 1 drop lavender essential oil
- 6 lemons, peeled and juiced
- Lavender sprigs for garnish
Mix all ingredients together and chill. Add more water or raw honey if needed.
***The statements and suggestions given here have not been evaluated by the FDA. I am simply sharing ideas and suggestions on how to use essential oils in everyday life. I assume no liability for the way you choose to use essential oils. Use your good judgment and act responsibly.
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