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DIY: Essential Oil Blends to Relieve Stress

Quick Aromatic Blend

7 drops Lavender Essential Oil

3 drops Roman Chamomile Essential Oil

2 drops Peppermint Essential Oil

2 tablespoons V-6 Vegetable Oil Complex

Massage the temples, forehead, neck, and shoulders.

Hand Bath

5 drops Lavender Essential Oil

2 drops Marjoram Essential Oil

3 cups of warm water

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The Many Uses of Lavender Essential Oil

No home should be without Lavender oil for it is the most versatile of all essential oils. Lavender has a fresh, sweet, floral, herbaceous aroma that is soothing and refreshing. It has balancing properties that make it just as beneficial for boosting stamina and energy, as for calming the nerves and winding down . . . → Read More: The Many Uses of Lavender Essential Oil

DIY: Natural Sunscreen with Essential Oils

Nothing can put a damper on summer fun like an uncomfortable sunburn. So why, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation, do 42 percent of us still get burned at least once a year? Although a variety of reasons and excuses come to mind, it is safe to say that the proper use of sunscreen would . . . → Read More: DIY: Natural Sunscreen with Essential Oils

Do It Yourself: Essential Oil Infused Foot Bath

Directions: Pour Epsom salt into a glass bowl or container (I prefer a Mason jar). Add your desired essential oils to the container. Stir contents with a metal spoon until the oils are evenly dispersed throughout the Epsom salt. Pour the salt/oil mixture into a container large enough for feet. Slowly pour in warm . . . → Read More: Do It Yourself: Essential Oil Infused Foot Bath

Do It Yourself: All-Natural Garden Pesticide Spray

Items needed • Distilled water • Spray bottle • Liquid dish soap (biodegradable) • Spearmint essential oil • Citronella essential oil • Lavender essential oil • Blue tansy essential oil • Cedarwood essential oil

Preparation • Fill an 8-oz. spray bottle with distilled water • Add 1 ½ tablespoons of liquid dish soap • Add . . . → Read More: Do It Yourself: All-Natural Garden Pesticide Spray

Do It Yourself—Shaving Cream

Easy Homemade Shaving Cream

What You Need:

• 2 tablespoons V-6™ Vegetable Oil Complex

• 2 teaspoons Copaiba Vanilla Conditioner or Lavender Mint Conditioner

• 2 drops cedarwood essential oil

• 2 drops lavender essential oil

• 1 drop lime essential oil

Preparation:

• Mix the cedarwood, lavender, and lime essential oils in a bowl.

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