Sunday, July 17, 2016

Scrubs, Sprays & Soaps Oh My!

BROWN SUGAR SCRUB:
1 c. brown sugar
1/2 c. coconut oil (melted)
10 Drops Lemon
5 drops Lavender
Mix & store in glass jar.
AFTER SUN BLEND:
SPRAY: 2oz Liquid Carrier 5 Drops Lavender EO 2 Drops Peppermint EO
CREAM: 1c. Coconut Oil 20 Drops Lavender Oil 10 Drops Peppermint Oil
How to Use: Spray or Rub on following Sun Exposure, for relief of sunburn. Can add 1-2 drops of Frankincense to promote healthy skin cells.
GRAPEFRUIT FACE/BODY SCRUB: 1 C. Sugar (I like cane sugar) 1/4c. coconut oil 1/4c jojaba or avocado oil 10 drops grapefruit EO (or any oil of your choice) Combine ingredients, and store in a glass jar.
THIEVES HAND SANITIZER: 5 Tbsp Aloe Vera Gel 4 Tbsp Water 1/4 tsp Vit E 8-10 Drops Theives EO Small Squeeze container In a small bowl combine all ingredients but water. Then add water until desired consistency. Store in squeeze bottle. *use high quality plastic
BUG SPRAY: 1/2c Distilled water (sold by the gallon) 1/2c witch hazel 20 drops purification 20 drops peppermint 10 drops lemon
BUGS GET LOST!! Strong recipe: 20 drops Palo Santo 20 drops Citronella 20 drops purification 15 drops Peppermint 15 drops Cedarwood 1c witch hazel 1c Distilled water
YL Laundry Soap Items needed: *5 gallon bucket *1 Thieves bar or Fels-Naptha bar *1 cup Arm and Hammer Super Washing Soda *1/2 cup Borax *1/2 cup Thieves Cleaner *10-20 drops YL oil of choice (I did 20 drops lavender ) *hot water Step 1. Grate your soap Step 2. Add grated soap to 4 cups water in saucepan, melt over medium heat Step 3. Fill 5 gallon bucket half full with hot tap water Step 4. Add melted soap, 1 cup washing soda, 1/2 cup borax to bucket and stir until dissolved Step 5. Fill bucket with hot tap water Step 6. Add 1/2 cup Thieves Cleaner and YL essential oil of choice (I used lavender) Step 7. Stir and cover. Let sit overnight to thicken. Step 8. Fill empty containers half full with homemade laundry detergent and half with water. Shake well.
Chocolate Peppermint Lip Balm *1/2 tsp beeswax *1 tsp coconut oil *Vit E *3 choc chips *3-4 drops of Peppermint *2 tubes Melt beeswax then add coconut oil. Mix then add a couple drops of vit e oil. Melt in chocolate chips then add peppermint. Use a dropper to put the wax into the tubes. Let set up for about 10 mins.
"Bulk" Lip Balm: 4 Tbsp coconut oil 2-3 Tbsp beeswax 12 drops of essential oil -can mix different kinds, peppermint & lavender, stress away & orange, frankincense and lavender, thieves & orange, any combo your heart desires. Makes 15 tubes
Lemon scrub: 2 1/2 cups of sugar 1/2 cup of evoo (extra virgin olive oil) or fractionated coconut oil (fractionated = liquid) 2 tablespoons of lemon juice 10 drops of lemon oil. Can add honey as well
Bath Salts: 1 Cup Epsom Salt ½ cup Baking Soda 10 drops of Essential Oils: Lavender + Lemon + Stress Away or 5 lavender + 5 peppermint
Shampoo: ¼ cup coconut milk 1/3 cup Liquid Castille Soap (like Dr. Bronners) ½ tsp of Vitamin E oil (Optional) 10-20 drops of Essential Oils, any will work If storing in a plastic container avoid citrus oils.
For dry hair, add ½ tsp olive, almond, or grape seed oil (Optional)
Combine all ingredients, Shake well to mix. Store in a squeeze bottle. Shake before each use. Use about 1 teaspoon per use.
Hair Conditioner: A Carrier Oil (fractionated Coconut, Jojoba, Sweet Almont, Grape seed Oil, Moroccan, etc) Guar Gum (a natural thickener commonly used in cosmetics and foods) Essential oil for Fragrance – lavender, lemon, orange, peppermint, joy 1 cup distilled water (can be filtered water) An empty bottle (a squeeze bottle would be best)
Measure 1 ¼ tsp of Guar Gum into an empty squeeze bottle Add ¾ tsp carrier oil Add 7-12 drops essential oil of your choice, start with a lower amount, you can always add more. Add water.
Stir, shake until the mixture is smooth and clump free and your conditioner is ready to use.
One of the benefits of making your own conditioner is that you can customize them to you. If after making a batch that and you find that you want a thicker conditioner, add more Guar Gum, if you would like it thinner, add more water. You can also adjust the scent by adding more essential oil.
Honey Lemon Cough Drops: 12 oz Honey (may only need ½ cup) 1-2 Tbsp Apple Cider vinegar 20-30 drops YL Lemon EO
Pour honey and apple cider vinegar into a saucepan. Bring to a boil and allow it to reach 300 degrees. Stir the whole time so it doesn’t stick. Once it reaches 300 degrees, remove from heat. After about a minute, add Lemon Oil and stir well. Have a greased cookie sheet and or cookie molds ready. Allow the honey mixture to cool just a bit until the honey is a little less runny. Use a big spoon, drop small amounts onto the cookie sheet to cover the tops of the sucker sticks and or into the candy molds. Allow them to cool at room temperature until they harden.
Cough Drops: 3/4 cup local honey Cook on stove over med. heat--use a candy thermometer until it reaches 300 degrees. Let it cool for 10 min or so, then add 10 drops of Theives. Stir.
Drop onto parchment paper.*I only used 8 drops thieves and added 12 drops lemon. Then I rolled them into balls and dropped them into powered sugar. You could also use Arrowroot powder.
Morphine Bomb aka Migraine Bomb: Balsam Fir, Copaiba, Frankincense 5 drops each in a capsule, as often as you need it.
Antibiotic Bomb: 12 drops Thieves 6 drops Oregano 2 drops Frankincense Place in capsule and take 1 every 4 hours for 3 days. Then 1 every 8 hours for 4 days.
Alternate Antibiotic Bomb: 10 drops Lemon 8 drops Mountain Savory 3 drops Oregano. Place in capsule and take 1 every 4 hours for 3 days. Then 1 every 8 hours for 4 days.
Cold and Flu Bomb: 4 drops Lemon 4 drops Thieves 3 drops Oregano 2 drops Frankincense 4 drops Carrier Oil – V-6 Vegetable Oil Complex, Grape Seed Oil, Fractionated Coconut Oil
Put into a capsule and take 2 times a day with a meal and a glass of water.**For children – multiply recipe and put into a 15 ml empty essential bottle and add a roller top and apply to bottom of feet. Don’t forget to diffuse as well.
Alternate Flu Bomb: 12 drops Thieves 6 drops Oregano 2 drops Frankincense Take in capsule 3 times per day. -Half the dose for kids.
Ear Infection Step 1:Thieves on feet Eucalyptus, Rosemary and Lavender layered in that order around the ear and down the lymph nodes. Ear Infection Step 2: Thieves, Geranium, Purification, Thyme, Lavender, carrier oil, cotton ball Mix 2 drops of each with a tsp of carrier oil (grape seed oil) and place gently in ear. Rub mixture around ear and down lymph nodes. Make sure it is NOT dripping into the ear on the cotton ball. Do this mixture in rotation with Step 1.
Shingles: 10 drops Sandalwood 5 drops Cyprus 4 drops Peppermint 2 drops Ravintsara Mix in 1 tsp carrier oil (grape seed, fractionated coconut oil, v-6 vegetable oil) Apply 6-10 drops 1-3 times per day, for 21 days.
Carpet Fresh: 1/2c cornstarch 1/2c baking soda Add 10 drops thieves and 3 drops Lemon (or peppermint). Stir well and store in glass jar for 24 hrs before using. Sprinkle on carpet & vacuum after about an hour.
Room Spray: 15 drops Orange or Lemon 10 Drops Lavender 3 drops Geranium or Rosemary 2 drops tea tree 1 cup distilled water Put the essential oils & water into a glass spray bottle. Use as a room mist or to wipe down tables & surfaces.

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