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We can all agree that an upset stomach, nausea, or motion-sickness are uncomfortable and un-fun sensations that can quickly put a damper on any day. There are some amazing essential oils like Peppermint and Ginger that can help with stomach issues. Now you can add another oil to your list: Cardamom! This sweet, green and spicy oil is exceptional for helping soothe the stomach and ease nausea. #essentialoils #aromatherapy
A great manicure starts with healthy nails and cuticles. Because nothing can ruin a flawless polish like cracked, enflamed cuticles. Whether you love a bold manicure or prefer a natural look, this Clary Sage Cuticle Balm will moisturize your cuticles and relieve dry skin.
Fall is in the air! Bring some of those amazing seasonal touches inside your home with this Fall-Inspired Cinnamon Bark Passive Diffuser. All you need is a vase and some pinecones, acorns or other dried items. Once you arrange the fall items in your vase, add a few drops of Coffee and Cinnamon Bark. It will fill your home with the cozy, warm scents of fall! When you notice the aroma has faded, just add more drops to keep the cinnamony aroma fresh.
Let’s be honest, getting sick is no fun at all. Headache, runny nose, fever, congestion and coughing can make life miserable. Use this Thyme Thymol Chest Rub to ease congestion & get you breathing better. Thyme Thymol & Rosalina will not only help clear your respiratory system, but both oils are great for giving your immune system a boost. Spruce Black & Eucalyptus Globulus also help ease breathing & clear congestion. Just combine these oils in your favorite lotion for an easy chest rub.
One thing that can definitely derail a quality night’s sleep is worry and stress. This Sleep Easy Petitgrain Pillow Spray can help with just that. Petitgrain can help calm the mind and balance emotions when you’re feeling overwhelmed. Bergamot is another fantastic choice for helping ease worries. And lastly, Cedarwood Atlas helps create a calming, positive atmosphere while Vetiver promotes relaxation and balance. The result is a pillow spray that will truly have you sleeping easy! #essentialoils
What could be better than a relaxing bath at the end of a long day? How about a soothing soak with lavender! These Lavender Fine Relaxing Bath Sachets will do just that. It starts with Himalayan Salt, Castile Soap and Lavender Fine to create fragrant bath salts. Adding lavender buds gives it that extra special touch. Plus the muslin sachets not only make for easy cleanup but are fun, decorative and make for easy gifting!
Craving for a luscious body butter DIY? Davana Cordial Body Butter combines the highly moisturizing benefits of Shea Butter and Sunflower Oil with some incredible essential oils. Davana has a potent fruity aroma. Mandarin offers of sweet citrus note while also promoting relaxation. And Coffee brings the blend together with its uplifting, freshly brewed scent. The result is a moisturizing body butter that will have you feeling relaxed and smelling fabulous. #essentialoils #bodybutter #diy
Just because summer’s right around the corner, doesn’t mean we don’t still need protection from illnesses that might be going around. This quick DIY helps do just that! It starts with the light, moisturizing benefits of Aloe Jelly. But don’t worry, it absorbs quickly without a sticky residue. It also combines Lemon, Lavender and Frankincense Carteri essential to create this Fresh & Natural Hand Sanitizer that will help keep illnesses at bay. #handsanitizer #diy #essentialoils #handsanitizerdiy
Just about the only thing you need to practice yoga is your mat! Since you spend so much time in direct contact with your mat, it’s important that it stays clean. Whip up this bright and citrusy Kumquat Yoga Mat Cleaner to make sure your favorite yoga mat is fresh and ready for your next practice. Plus, the essential oils in this blend are also bright and uplifting, which will pair perfectly with your next child’s pose. #yoga #yogamat #yogamatcleaner #yogamatdiy #diycleaner #diy #essentialoils
Even the most fabulous manicures aren’t complete without healthy cuticles! Use this DIY Geranium Bourbon Cuticle Balm to help nourish and smooth your cuticles. The beeswax, Jojoba, and honey all help provide moisture and protection, while the essential oils will help nourish and restore. Geranium Bourbon is especially good for the skin! Once the ingredients have been melted down and combined, store it in cute lip balm tubes or tin containers for easy use. #nailcare #cuticles #essentialoils #diy
There’s nothing more unfortunate than the sign of a zit popping up on your face. Anything from teenage hormones to that time of the month to using the wrong makeup product can bring it on. Use essential oils to help fight the acne. This easy DIY combines Oregano, a very powerful essential oil, and Tea Tree to help banish the zits before they make themselves at home. Apply directly to the blemishes up to two times a day for healthy, clearer skin. #acne #skincare #acnefighter #diy #essentialoils
This Rosalina Linen Spray is just the thing. Rosalina is well known for its soft, lemony medicinal aroma with just a hint of floral. Even though it’s a refreshing scent, it still helps with calm and relaxation. Kumquat adds fresh, uplifting notes while Chamomile and Ho Wood provide soothing and soft aroma. Once you combine the ingredients, spritz on your linens and enjoy this soothing, summery fragrance. #linenspray #linenspraydiy #diy #essentialoils #aromatherapy
A Reed Diffuser is a fun and decorative way to enjoy your essential oils? Find a jar or vase with a narrow opening. Then, add your blend of essential oils, vodka and fractionated coconut oil. Insert your reeds and enjoy passive diffusion! This blend combines the citrusy and soothing Yuzu with the complex herbaceous and floral Lavender Fine. Lastly, it adds the relaxing notes of Catnip with the fresh minty aroma of Peppermint. #essentialoils #diy #aromatherapy #reeddiffuser #diffuser
Passive diffusion, or an actual diffuser, help keep the bathroom smelling fresh on a continual basis. That’s where the Saro Bathroom Odor Eliminator comes in. The combination of vegetable glycerin, distilled water, Saro essential oil, and a preservative create the perfect barrier. Just shake and spray in the toilet bowl before you do your business. It will help keep the odor trapped as well as release a pleasant smell in the air. #essentialoils #diy #essentialoilsdiy #bathroomdiy
As many of you who love essential oils know, herb and spice oils can provide excellent support for stomach issues. Sage Dalmatian is no exception! This powerful essential oil helps to provide relief from stomach upset. Once Sage is properly diluted at 0.04% in a carrier oil, like the Fractionated Coconut Oil in this Sage Stomach Saver Roll-On, rub it onto your stomach in a clockwise manner for relief from stomach issues. #DIY #essentialoil #essentialoildiy
Just about every one of us has suffered aches and pains from time to time. Maybe you just had a really good workout or maybe you’ve had to deal with daily pain in your life. This Achy Leg Cream DIY is here to help. It combines a number of powerful essential oils, like Frankincense, Lavender, and Marjoram Sweet, to help provide relief for aches and pains. Once you’ve mixed all the ingredients together, gently massage onto the areas of concern twice a day. #essentialoils #diy #essentialoildiy
Whether it’s a picnic, backyard BBQ, a mountain hike or camping trip, there’s nothing better. But there is one sure-fire way to put a damper on your outdoor activities: bug bites. Before you let those incessantly itchy bumps get the better of you, make sure to have this Blue Cypress Bug Bite Remedy DIY on hand. #DIY #Essentialoils #Aromatherapy #bugbite
This Deep Conditioning Hair Mask is the perfect DIY to give your hair the moisture it craves. It combines Shea Butter with a number of conditioning carrier oils to create the perfect base for this hair mask. And no essentials DIY would be complete without some amazing essential oils. Lavender, Frankincense, Rosemary and Carrot Seed all work together to keep your locks looking smooth, shiny and absolutely luxurious.
Here at Plant Therapy, we’re always looking for great ways to enjoy essential oils. One of our favorites is passive diffusion! By applying the oils directly to something like wood or a cotton ball, you can enjoy the aroma as the essential oils evaporate. Plus it gives you the chance to use something fun and decorative, like the wooden dowels or pieces of wood. This particular DIY uses the warm, sweet and spicy aroma of Allspice combined with the zesty, citrus scent of Lemon.
Suffering from tight, dry skin? Or maybe the unsightly dry, flaky patch? And we all know that any makeup used trying to cover up the issue can just make it look worse. This Myrrh Face Cream uses the heavy duty moisturization of Shea Butter and the smoothing and soothing properties of Dermisoothe. Myrrh is highly prized for its ability to smooth the appearance of wrinkles and scars and reduce redness. Plus Chamomile German and Bergamot are also excellent for helping soothe and clear skin.
Who says all the DIYs have to be just for the ladies! This amazing Earthy Clean Aftershave is refreshing and moisturizing, making it a fantastic addition to anyone’s post-shave routine. Peppermint, with its cool refreshing aroma, pairs perfectly with the woodsy fragrance of Cypress and Cedarwood. Finally, Black Pepper adds the hint of spice to round out this Earthy Clean Aftershave. Once you’ve mixed all the ingredients, combine in a spray bottle for easy application.
The Fountain of Youth may be the stuff of legend, but this face serum is the next best thing! The Jojoba oil and Meadowfoam oil provide much-needed moisturization, while the essential oils get to work rejuvenating and smoothing your skin. Frankincense Frereana is a go-to oil for many skincare recipes because of its ability to help it smooths the appearance of wrinkles, scars, dry and damaged skin. Additionally, Carrot Seed is perfect for helping soften and smooth your skin. And finally, this DI
After the dry winter months, sometimes our hands need a little special TLC. This fantastic Royal Hand Cream is a great way to keep your hands silky smooth. But what makes it “royal”? The essential oils in this blend have a rich history among the royalty. Bergamot and Neroli were often worn by the Princess of Nerola (she is Neroli’s namesake after all). Additionally, Frankincense has been dubbed the “King of Oils” and was one of the gifts brought by the Magi for young baby Jesus. And what would
There’s something so fulfilling about getting the laundry completely put away and cleaned. What’s less than pleasant is pulling your favorite top out of drawer only to discover a musty smell. Use a simple Dresser Drawer No Sew Satchet to keep your clothes smelling fresh and clean. Not only are these sachets easy to make (no expert crafting required), but they use the rich mint aroma with crisp eucalyptus tones of Balm Mint Bush essential oil to keep your clothes fresh and must-free.