Essential oil recipes for your body

Acne


teatreaoilhoney

 

For an acne facewash:

  • Mix tea tree oil with raw honey
  • Rub onto face, then wash off


Age spots


frankinsense-oil

 

  • Apply francense oil directly 3 x a day


Cellulite

coconut oilgrapefruitseedoil

 

To reduce cellulite:

  • Mix 5 drops of grapefruit oil with 2 tsp of coconut oil
  • Massage into dimpled areas


Conditioner


rosewood-oilsandalwood-oillavender-oil

 

For a deep hair condition:

  • Mix 15 drops of rosewood oil, 5 drops of sandalwood and lavender oils, and a base oil like jojoba
  • Place in ziplock bag, dunk in hot water to warm oil, apply to hair, wrap for 20 minutes


Dandruff


lavender-oilrosemary-oil

 

To heal dandruff:

  • Mix rosemary and lavender oil with a base oil
  • Massage into hair for 10 minutes, then wash out


Deodorant


coconut oilbeeswaxrosemary-oil

 

  • Mix coconut oil. beeswax, and your favourite scented oil
  • Apply as usual


Exfoliating scrub


sugar-2almondseucayptusoil

 

  • Mix a few drops of essential oil with almond oil and sugar or rock salt
  • scrub on, wash off


Face scrub


patchouli-oilgrapefruitseedoillavender-oilyoghurtoatmeal

 

  • Mix 5 drops of patchouli, grapefruit, and lavender oil, with 1/4 cup natural yoghurt with 1/4 cup oatmeal
  • Apply to face, then wash off


Feet


lavender-oilcoconut oil

 

To heal dry, cracked feet:

  • Mix 3 drops of lavender to 2 tbsp of coconut oil
  • apply to feet at night, then put socks on to sleep


Hair


ylang-ylang-oillime-oilrosemary-oil

 

For oily hair:

  • Mix 10 drops of ylang ylang, lime, and rosemary oils, with 2oz jojoba oil
  • Massage into scalp 2-3 times weekly, wash out as usual

rosemary-oil

 

To thicken hair:

  • Add rosemary to shampoo


Nails


frankinsense-oilmyrrh-oillemon-oil
 
To strengthen nails:

  • Mix 10 drops of frankincense, myrrh, and lemon oils, with 2 tbsp of vitamin E oil
  • Massage into cuticles


Nausea


peppermint-oillavender-oil ginger-oil

 

  • Smell peppermint, lavender, or ginger
  • Apply to chest or neck


Scalp


lavender-oilcedarwood-oilbasil-oil

 

For an itchy scalp:

  • Add lavender, cedarwood, or basil oil to your shampoo


Shampoo


lavender-oil rosemary-oilaloecoconut oil

 

  • Mix lavender and rosemary oil with aloe vera and coconut milk
  • Use as regular shampoo, lasts 2-4 weeks


Stretch Marks


frankinsense-oil myrrh-oilgrapefruitseedoilcoconut oil

 

To reduce stretch marks:

  • Mix 4 drops of frankincense, myrrh, and grapefruit, with coconut oil
  • Apply to stretch marks


Teeth


lemon-oilcoconut oilstrawberries

 

To whiten teeth:

  • Mix lemon oil, coconut oil, and fresh strawberries
  • Rub on teeth and rinse after 2 minutes


Toner


lavender-oilgeranium-oilfrankinsense-oil

 

  • Mix 2 drops of lavender, geranium, and frankincense, with 8 oz of water
  • Apply to face


Wrinkles


sandalwood-oilgeranium-oillavender-oilfrankinsense-oil

 

To reduce wrinkles:

  • Mix 3-5 drops of sandalwood, geranium, lavender, and frankincense with an unscented lotion
  • Apply to face, avoiding eyes

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