DIY Recipes, gift ideas, Uncategorized

Post Holidays- Relaxing Epsom Salt and Essential Oils Bath Recipe

If you’re like me, you’re probably tired from all the holiday hustle and bustle. I thought I would share with you a relaxing bath salt recipe to help you unwind and get ready for New Year’s celebrations.

Ingredients:

1 drop of Bergamont

1 drop of Ylang Ylang

1/4 cup of Epsom Salts

Directions:

Draw a warm bath and mix in the essential oils with the 1/4 cup of Epsom Salts. Add salt mixture to the bath and enjoy!

Uncategorized, Why Doterra Essential Oils

Calm in the Holiday Hustle & Bustle

This time of year can trigger some big feelings for so many people. Feeling the need to do it all, family challenges or thinking about the business of the holiday can leave you feeling overwhelmed.

Here are some of my favorite oils to recommend when you feel overwhelmed:

Past Tense – this blend soothes tension associated with overwhelm. Roll it on your neck and shoulders for relief.

Steady – the grounding blend for kids and those who prefer a more gentle impact from their oils.

Balance – the ultimate grounding blend to help you feel present minded and in your body.

Aromatouch – soothes stressed out muscles to help you stay grounded.

Serenity – can you say relaxation in a bottle? Diffuse, diffuse, diffuse!

Basil – relieves heaviness fatigue and hormonal exhaustion. Dilute a drop in your hands and rub over your heart.

Frankincense – The chemical components of Frankincense result in an extremely powerful aroma that can help to dispel negative feelings—like stress. If you are feeling like the pressures of life are weighing down your mood, apply Frankincense to the bottom of your feet. The soothing sensation and aroma will promote feelings of relaxation and a balanced mood.

 

 

DIY Recipes, For Fun

DIY Essential Oil Gift Ideas for the Holidays

🎄HOLIDAY DIY KIT🎄

These great oils and make some holiday goodies for your friends, family, party hosts & teachers!

Shopping List

Siberian Fir, Cassia, Wintergreen, Peppermint and Wild Orange Essential oils

2oz Spray Bottles

Clear Plastic Ornaments:
Available at Michael’s

Flour, salt and epsom salts

Ribbon, gift tags and anything else for wrapping them up!

That’s it! Super simple and your friends will love them!!

 

Diffuser Blends & Recipes, DIY Recipes

How To Maintain Your Diffuser

Depending on what essential oils you diffuse, they purify the air you breathe and freshen the space with oils infused to meet your needs, which can range from calming and promoting sleep, to waking and grounding the mind by reducing feelings of stress and anxious feelings. A grounded mind can have a profound impact on your level of creativity and innovation.

Learning how to clean your diffuser is important to ensure its longevity. If left for too long, essential oils or any leftover water can corrode and ruin your unit, and can also negatively affect your aromatic experience when there’s an array of essential oil residue in the diffuser….. imagine trying to diffuse Basil after diffusing Spikenard first!

To keep your diffuser in perfect running condition for years to come, clean your diffuser after each use by wiping it out and letting it dry before using it again. For a quick clean, it is a good idea to diffuse Lemon oil for a short time. This makes it easier to clean out any residue or water lines before you wipe it out. For diffusers that do not use water, make sure to rinse out the nozzle with tap water and then wipe it clean.

We also recommend that you deep clean your diffusers once a month or as needed. Do so by following these steps based on the type of diffuser you have:

I personally use, doTerra’s diffusers, as I have found they do a really great job releasing the oils into rooms of all shapes and sizes!

Here are a few tips below:
How to Deep-Clean an Ultrasonic Diffuser (for Aroma Lite, Lotus, Lumo, or Petal diffusers)

  1. Turn off your diffuser.
  2. Fill the water reservoir halfway to the line with clean water.
  3. Add 10 drops of pure white vinegar to the water reservoir.
  4. Turn it on and let run for 3-5 minutes, allowing the vinegar to disperse throughout.
  5. Drain the water reservoir completely.
  6. Dip a cotton swab in white vinegar and wipe down the edges of the water reservoir as well as the ultrasonic mist chip.
  7. Rinse the water reservoir with clean water.
  8. Wipe the reservoir with a dry cloth and let air dry before using it again.

 

How to Deep-Clean a Nebulizing Diffuser (for the Aroma-Ace diffuser)

  1. Completely submerse the quick-change top in rubbing alcohol for 30–60 minutes.
  2. Wipe clean with a dry cloth.

Keeping a clean diffuser allows for the best possible experience in using your doTERRA essential oils aromatically.

 

DIY Recipes

Relaxing Bath Salt & Essential Oils Recipe

Use to unwind after a busy day or busy week…..

  • 2 oz (56 g) pink Himalayan salt
  • 1 tablespoon (15 ml) jojoba
  • 2 drops Neroli/Petitgrain
  • 2 drops Cedarwood
  • 1 drop Tea Tree (Melaleuca)

Make this blend in a 2 oz (60 ml) jar.

Put the salt and jojoba into the jar, add the essential oils, and stir with a glass stirring rod or the handle of a stainless steel spoon.

Use the whole jar to help yourself relax in the tub after a long day. The essential oils and warm water help to work out any tension held in your muscles.

Be sure to towel off the tub when you’re done with your bath. This blend leaves the tub slippery, so be careful.

Himalayan-Salt-Bath