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Make Your Own Natural Remedies: Essential Oil Hacks For Home + Body

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Everyday Home Scrubbing Powder

 

2-4 drops clove bud essential oil

2-4 drops lemongrass essential oil

6 tbsp baking soda

2 tbsp borax

Glass jar

 

Combine dry ingredients and stir well. Pour oils over the mixture and stir well, then place in the glass jar. Sprinkle 1 to 3 teaspoons on a wet surface, gently scrub and rinse with warm water. Note: Test before using.

 

Renew + Energize Air Freshener

 

8 drops clove essential oil

8 drops cinnamon leaf oil

8 drops bergamot essential oil

2 oz water

Glass mist bottle

 

Pour oils into your bottle. Top off with water, replace lid and shake well. Spray as often as needed.

 

Perk Up Freshening Spray

 

2-4 drops tea tree oil

2-4 drops lemon essential oil

4 oz water

Small glass spray bottle

 

Combine the essential oils in the bottle. Add water, replace lid and shake well. Shake bottle and mist your space for an instant refresh and pick-me-up.

Fast, Easy, Organic Air Freshener

 

1-2 drops blood orange essential oil

1-2 drops clove bud essential oil

2 oz water

1 small glass mist bottle

 

Combine the essential oils in the bottle. Add water, replace lid and shake well. Shake bottle and mist your space for an instant refresh and pick-me-up.

 

CLEAN BEAUTY RECIPES:

 

Natural Fresh Feet Foot Powder

 

7 tbsp cornstarch

1 tbsp baking soda

2-4 drops tea tree essential oil

2-4 drops lavender essential oil

Small glass jar

 

Combine cornstarch and baking soda in a small mixing bowl. Add essential oils and stir with a fork, transferring it to the same jar. Sprinkle the appropriate amount on your feet and toes.

 

Sunshine in Your Pocket Body Oils for Calm + Focus

 

2 drops vetiver essential oil

2 drops rosemary verbenone essential oil

2 tsp sweet almond oil

Glass jar or roll-on bottle

 

Combine essential oils in your bottle. Top off with sweet almond oil, replace cap and shake that sucker up! Dab or roll on to pulse points, temples and back of your neck. Confession: We like to dab it on our workout pants in all the sweaty places, if you know what we mean.

 

Body Love Coconut Oil Scrub

 

2-4 drops blood orange essential oil

2-4 drops frankincense essential oil

5 tbsp granulated sugar

³⁄5 tbsp coconut oil

Small glass jar

 

Combine all the ingredients and stir with a wire whisk until blended, in a small mixing bowl. Transfer to your jar. Apply to damp to dry skin, and gently scrub in a circular motion. Rinse. Follow up with a natural oil moisturizer like hemp oil or jojoba oil. Note: Not for extremely sensitive skin.

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