RELAXING BATH: Add to a 2 ounce squeeze bottle: 10 drops of Lavender (French), 5 drops of Clary Sage and 5 drops of Ylang Ylang, then fill with Jojoba oil. Shake well to blend and add 1-2 teaspoons to a full tub. Relax and enjoy. (2% dilution)
BODY BUTTER: Melt: one ounce each Cocoa butter and Jojoba oil over low heat. Add 8 drops of Lavender (French), 5 drops of Tangerine, 2 drops of Patchouli and 5 drops of Vanilla Oleoresin. Blend together; it will thicken as it cools. Apply to dry skin or cracked feet. (2% dilution)
SOOTHING SHAMPOO: Add to 1 tablespoon of your shampoo: 1 drop of Lavender (French) and 2 drops of Tea Tree. Massage well into the scalp; rinse well before using conditioner.
PROBLEM SKIN: Add to a 2 ounce bottle: 4 drops of Lavender (French), 1 drop of Lemongrass, 3 drops of Tea Tree and 2 drops of Ylang Ylang, then fill with witch hazel. Shake well before applying a couple of drops to a water-damp cotton ball and wiping oily areas around the nose, chin and forehead. For larger areas, add a teaspoon of the mixture to a small basin of warm water; immerse face cloth and use as a compress on the face. (1% dilution)
FIRST AID: In a 1 ounce squeeze bottle add: 5 drops of Lavender (French), 2 drops of Helichrysum, 3 drops of Copaiba and 1 ounce aloe vera gel. Apply 2-3 times a day or as needed to assist the body's natural process of healing. (2% dilution)
RELEASE: Add to a personal inhaler and inhale as needed: 5 drops of Lavender (French), 5 drops of Lemon and 5 drops of Sweet Orange. Or add 5-6 drops of Lavender (French) to your aroma diffuser and diffuse for 30-60 minutes.
CALM: Add to a personal inhaler and inhale as needed: 7 drops of Lavender (French), 3 drops of Vetiver and 5 drops of Blood Orange. Or add 5-6 drops of Lavender (French) to your aroma diffuser and diffuse for 15-30 minutes before bedtime to encourage relaxation.
LINEN SPRAY: Add to a 4 ounce spray bottle: 8 drops of Lavender (French), 2 drops of Geranium, 5 drops of Blood Orange and 5 drops of Sandalwood, along with 2 ounces of Lavender hydrosol and 2 ounces of Ylang Ylang hydrosol. Shake well before misting over sheets and bedding to encourage a restful night’s sleep.
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