Poo-fume (like Poo-Pourri spray)
Combine 40 drops Quiet Time, Relaxation or Simply Citrus and 1 tsp witch hazel in a 3 oz spray bottle and shake well. Top off bottle with water. Spray 3-5 times into toilet bowl prior to use. Get creative with the oils you use! A Cinnamon blend would be great for holiday hosting.
Stomp shoe odors
Combine 10 drops Cedarwood, 15 drops Eucalyptus, 15 Grapefruit and 1 tsp witch hazel in a 3 oz spray bottle and shake well. Top off bottle with water. Spritz 1-2 sprays into smelly shoes, sneakers or boots. Let dry before you wear.
Take a large dinner plate and place unscented incense stick in the center. Pour 20 drops of Frankincense or Simply Citrus over the stick. Roll stick around until all oil is absorbed. Set incense stick in a mug to dry, at least 10-15 hours.
Place 1-3 drops Cinnamon Leaf on a cotton ball and place inside a plastic bag along with your stationery. Seal the bag and leave it overnight to give the letters time to infuse the aroma. Try it with this year’s holiday card!
Floral & spice body oil
Combine 2 drops Bergamot, 5 drops Cardamom, 2 drops Vetiver, 3 drops Ylang Ylang and 1 oz EGCO in a bottle. Shake and apply on damp skin after shower.
Floral perfume balm
In a double boiler, melt 1 oz beeswax. Once melted, stir in 3 oz Jojoba then remove from heat. Add 4 drops Jasmine absolute, 5 drops Palmarosa and 15 drops Rose absolute. Pour into four 1 oz tins, add lids, and allow an hour to fully cool and harden before use. Soften with fingertip and apply balm to wrists and neck pulse points for a gentle, natural perfume.
Soothe a sunburn
Add 3 tsp Avocado oil and 2 tbsp aloe vera gel to a 2 oz squeeze bottle. Shake well then add 15 drops Helichrysum, 15 drops Lavender, 8 drops Chamomile (Roman) and 7 drops Yarrow. Shake and apply generously to the affected areas.
Neroli & Sandalwood sugar scrub
Combine 8 drops each of Neroli, Sandalwood, Sweet Orange, Vanilla, 4 oz EGCO and 1/2 cup cane sugar. Stir well and apply to skin in a circular motion and wash off with warm water. Store in an airtight container for up to 6 months.
Summertime citronella candles
Add a few sprigs of mint leaves, rosemary or other herbs you have handy to a mason jar then fill the jar halfway with water. Add 10 drops Citronella or Pest Defy. Next, place a few fresh lemon and lime slices to the jar and fill the rest with water. Finally, add a floating votive candle and tie a piece of twine around each jar. Place 1 or 2 candles at each table of your next outdoor party!
Apply 5 drops Balance, Patchouli or Spring Garden on a cotton ball and place inside a plastic bag along with your bookmark. Seal the bag and leave it overnight to give the bookmark time to infuse the aroma. Also, leather holds aroma longer than paper and makes a great gift for the avid readers in your life.
Stale air reviver
In a 4 oz glass spray bottle, combine 20 drops each of Cypress, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon and 2 oz high proof vodka. Top off with water and shake well to combine. Spray where needed.
Coconut & honey face wash
Combine 30 drops Lavender, 4 oz Coconut oil and 2 tbsp honey in a bowl. Stir well and pour into an empty container. Apply a tsp of the mixture with warm water and wash off as normal.