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.
Essential Oil Recipes
Want to make your own natural eye cream?
If you’re looking for a natural eye cream recipe you can make yourself here it is! This wonderfully nourishing eye cream is easy to make and very effective in helping to deal with those fine lines that often appear around the eye area. This eye cream will not only reduce the signs of aging it will protect this delicate eye area and help your eyes to look refreshed. Check out… Continue Reading
Many commercial deodorants on the market contain ingredients that can cause allergic reactions when applied to the sensitive underarm skin. Not only that, many of these ingredients can be harmful when used regularly which deodorant usually is. A common ingredient in commercial deodorants and antiperspirants is aluminum chlorohydrate and this is believed to cause Alzheimer’s disease. The aluminium compounds may disrupt the normal activity of acetylcholine which is deficient in… 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.
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
Aromatherapy Home Recipes
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
5 best essential oils for your skin type
Using essential oils for natural skin care is a great way to enhance your beauty regime. The tiny molecules in essential oils can penetrate the layers of your skin, acting quickly to improve circulation, eliminate signs of aging and improve the overall condition of your skin. There are many different skin types and for each one there are specific essential oils recommended. Below is a list of the most common… Continue Reading
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.
Easy Shower Gel
Making your own shower gel is as easy as adding your favorite essential oils to a good quality shower gel base. This recipe recommended a blend of uplifting essential oils making it a suitable recipe for your morning shower but you can easily substitute other aromatherapy oils making it your own. Click here to go to the recipe – Easy Shower Gel
Headaches and Aromatherapy
If you constantly suffer from headaches you know how debilitating they can sometimes be. Often the cause can be unknown but there are common triggers such as stress, lack of sleep, sinus problems, stomach upsets or excessive alcohol to name a few. Other causes could be spinal issues, eyestrain, dental problems, depression, PMT and some medications such as the contraceptive pill or HRT (hormonal treatment therapy). Headaches are the result… Continue Reading