Essential oils have the power to transform your life in so many ways. One small kit of essential oils can replace a cabinet full of commercial products. More often than not, you can expect the same effect or even better when using the homemade versions incorporated with essential oils than using the usual commercially prepared goods. Each bottle of essential oil contains a long list of uses. You can start with one bottle and build up your kit from there! Before you know it, you will have less clutter in your cabinet but you will have more available to you.
Cream, Lotion, and Balm
Mix a few drops, about 5-10 drops of your favorite essential oil in a bottle of unscented lotion. Essential oils that have pleasant aroma include Grapefruit, Sweet Orange and Bergamot for women scents and Cinnamon Leaf essential oil for men.
Skin and Muscle Balm
If you experience muscles aches, insect bites, and other simple skin problems, making your own soothing balm is as easy as mixing up the following in a container:
½ cup Jojoba oil or Coconut oil
½ cup Almond Oil
½ Tablespoons Vitamin E oil
2 Tablespoons Beeswax
5 drops of each of these Essential oils: Tea Tree, Pine Tree, Frankincense, Eucalyptus, and Lavender
You can also make a more potent salve for relieving headaches and muscle aches. Mix a teaspoon of coconut oil and 4 drops of peppermint oil. Apply it on the affected areas in massaging motion and experience pain relief in a few minutes.
Tea Tree Essential oils contain antibacterial properties that help in reducing the appearance of new pimples and lessen the progression of acne. To make your own Acne cream, mix 2 tablespoons of Aloe Vera Gel, ½ teaspoon of Coconut Oil and 12 drops of Earth Vibes Tea Tree Essential oil.
If you shave regularly, you can get optimum skin moisture and protection from skin irritation by using essential oils as your shaving cream. In a clean bottle, mix 1/3 cup of Shea Butter, 1/3 cup of Coconut oil, 5 drops of Earth Vibes Peppermint Essential oil, 5 drops of Tea Tree Essential oil, and 5 drops of Bergamot Essential oil. Apply on the skin before shaving.
Facial Cleanser and Body Wash
To make an all natural, benefits-loaded facial cleanser, mix the following in a clean jar:
1 tablespoon of baking soda
1 cup coconut oil
5 drops of Earth Vibes Lavender Essential oil
5 drops of Earth Vibes Frankincense essential oil
5 drops of Earth Vibes Lemon essential oil
Apply the facial cleanser as usual. Allow the oils to seep in the skin. Rinse off with warm water.
6. Body Wash
There's a better way of enjoying a sulfate-free body wash. Instead of bathing in a synthetically prepared bath solution, mix in these organic all-natural ingredients to have your very own personalized pampering body wash.
2 teaspoons of Jojoba oil
1 cup distilled water
¼ cup honey
2/3 cup unscented Castile soap
30 drops of your favorite Earth Vibes Essential Oil
For a relaxing warm bath whatever time of the day, place a few drops the Earth Vibes Lavender Essential oil together with the other ingredients and enjoy lathering and calming effects on your skin.
Shampoo and Conditioner
You can now ditch out your commercialized shampoo and conditioner and switch into a more natural, sulfate-free and paraben-free homemade solution. This DIY shampoo is infused with Rosemary extracts known for its ability to strengthens hair and promotes hair growth.
1 cup of water
1 tablespoon of Baking Soda
5 drops of Rosemary Essential oil
Use like your regular shampoo, rinse with tepid water and spritz on homemade conditioner.
Using a plastic spray bottle, mix the following ingredients:
1 cup Distilled Water
1 tablespoon Apple Cider Vinegar
5 drops of one or two of the following essential oils: Lemon, Lime, Tangerine
Spray enough amount onto hair and massage the solution evenly. Comb as desired.
Soaps and Detergent
Dishwashing Liquid Soap
The antibacterial properties of some essential oils make it a perfect addition to your home cleaning products. Make your own dishwashing liquid using essential oils and with these ingredients:
2 cups unscented Castile Soap
20 drops of Lime Essential Oil
8 drops of Earth Vibes Lemon oil
8 drops of Earth Vibes Tea Tree oil
You will be surprised by how effective this homemade laundry detergent in cleaning out dirt and stains from your clothes. To make this genius all natural laundry solution, mix thoroughly 20 to 25 drops of Earth Vibes Lemon Essential oil, 20-25 drops of Earth Vibes Tea Tree Essential oil, 1 part washing soda and 1 part Borax.
Most fabric conditioners available in the market are sold with an overpriced tag. Here's a clever way to get the same effect of fabcon softness and scent that will give you the right bang for the buck with each laundry session. Fill an unused bottle with Distilled water, add 2/3 cup of Sea Salt and add about 5-6 drops of your favorite Essential oil. Add to your laundry as you would with your commercial fabric softener.
These are just some of the endless possible concoctions you can make using essential oils and other organic and natural ingredients right in your own kitchen. You will be amazed at how these methods can create more space in your home. You will be astonished at how plenty its uses and how powerful these essential oils are! Ready to transform your life and your home? Get your own set of Earth Vibes Essential oils now.