Many store bought natural insect repellents are full of toxic ingredients, some are which are even carcinogenic. By making your own natural insect repellent you are saving yours and your family’s health by ensuring only the best ingredients are used including a specific blend of essential oils that will combat many of those pesky insects that seek you out when the weather warms up. Ingredients 200ml (8oz) Lavender floral water… Continue Reading
New Aromatherapy Recipes
This Fresh Feet foot bath will leave your feet feeling wonderful, clean and invigorated. The deodourising effects of this blend will reduce bacteria which can lead to foot odour keeping your feet smelling fresh all day long. See recipe here.
Making seasonal Aromatherapy Perfumes can help you to celebrate the changes in our weather patterns throughout the year. Recently updated, the special occasion perfume recipes page now includes a recipe for each season starting with summer, autumn / fall, winter and spring. See all of the new recipes here: special occasion perfume recipes.
A beautiful head of healthy, lustrous, shining hair can be one of your greatest beauty assets. You can spend a fortune on commercial hair products, however, most products you can make yourself at a fraction of the cost using ingredients you already have. You can’t change the type of hair you were born with but you can improve its natural state. Using natural ingredients for your hair ensures gentle, revitalizing… Continue Reading
This 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.
These gorgeous aromatic bags are great to pop into smelly shoes to act as a natural shoe deodorizer. You can make the bags yourself or buy them from a store such as a craft store or online. Simply fill each bag with dried leaves such as lavender and rosemary. You can also add some dried lemon or orange peel. Next add a few drops of essential oils. Some great deodorizing… Continue Reading
To keep your garbage bin smelling fresh and clean, use this simple and cheap natural homemade recipe. All you need is baking soda, also known as bicarbonate of soda or sodium bicarbonate. It’s a natural ingredient, commonly used in baking so most kitchen cupboards will have this in stock. Simply sprinkle the baking soda into your garbage bins then add a few drops of your favorite essential oil. This not… Continue Reading
Homemade 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… Continue Reading
Using aromatherapy around your home in cleaning recipes is not only a healthy decision you can make for you and your family, it fills your house with the beautiful aroma of essential oils. If you have any old essential oils that have lost their therapeutic qualities, it’s also a great way to use them up and avoid having to waste them. A very simple thing you can do is fill… Continue Reading
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.