Body Moisturizer

Body MoisturizerThis all over body moisturizer is perfect for dry skin especially that which has been exposed to the effects of air conditioning or over-exposure of the sun.

Keep a jar handy in the bathroom to massage into your skin after each shower or bath and just before bed. This will keep your skin feeling wonderfully soft and supple.

You can find the recipe for Body Moisturizer here.

Autumn Potpourri

Autumn potpourriHomemade potpourris are so much nicer than the shop-bought versions. They are more natural and don’t contain any chemical or synthetic ingredients and the aroma of the natural essential oils is much more pleasant and long-lasting.

This recipe makes an excellent aromatherapy gift but it’s also nice to keep for yourself. Or why not double the recipe and keep one and give one away?

Ingredients

  • 2 cups dried golden mushrooms
  • 1 cup star anise
  • 1 cup dried wood shavings
  • 1 cup dried orange peel
  • ½ cup juniper berries
  • ¼ cup coriander seeds
  • 1 cup walnut shells
  • 2 tablespoons orris root powder
  • 8 drops coriander essential oil
  • 8 drops juniper essential oil
  • 8 drops orange essential oil

Method

  • Place all the dried ingredients along with the orris root powder into a clean polythene bag and gently shake to mix.
  • Add the drops of essential oils, gently shake again to mix then seal the bag tightly and leave it to sit for 2 weeks to cure.
  • Shake the bag again after 2 weeks then pour all the ingredients into a pretty gift basket, bowl or box.
  • If you’re giving this as a gift, cover with colored cellophane and wrap with a bow. Attach a gift card with the name, key ingredients and the essential oil mix.

This aromatherapy recipe is taken from the popular Aromatherapy Gifts ebook. For many more wonderful recipes and gift ideas, find out more about the Aromatherapy Gifts ebook here.

Coconut body scrub

Coconut body scrub
This coconut body scrub recipe combines the healing, soothing properties of Epsom salts along with coconut oil which is conditioning and wonderfully moisturizing to the skin. The aroma of coconut oil is somewhat reminiscent of seaside holidays and the addition of Ylang Ylang and Lime essential oils give it an exotic finish.

You can find the recipe for Coconut body scrub here.

Natural Laundry Soap

This Natural Laundry Soap recipe is kind on your clothes as well as being much kinder on the environment than many of the chemical laundry products found in many laundry cupboards.

As well as being biodegradable, this natural laundry soap is easy to make and inexpensive – not to mention it smells fabulous!Natural Laundry Soap

Click here to go to the recipe – Natural Laundry Soap

Top 5 Aromatherapy Perfume Recipes

With Christmas looming closer, if you’re stuck for present ideas for your family and friends, why not consider making that someone special their very own Aromatherapy Perfume? Here’s a list of the top five aromatherapy perfume recipes from this website:

Aromatherapy perfume recipesYou can find the instructions here on how to make these gorgeous aromatherapy perfumes.

If you want to be a bit more adventurous and you haven’t already got the Aromatherapy Gifts ebook, check it out for some fabulous new ideas and really impress your loved ones this Christmas.