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Recipes for Spring 2017

Aromatherapy RECIPES for Spring 2017       

Essential oil recipes for you to use                                   

A collection of recipes distributed in Newsletters, Customers notices and Facebook to our faithful readers that were sent from January through May 2017

Thank you and enjoy.   Penny & Al  Birch Hill Happenings Aromatherapy, LLC

Calm the Jitters Bath Blend

Roman Chamomile - 4 drops
Clary Sage - 4 drops
Neroli - 1 drop
Vetiver - 1 drop

Add all a small amount of full fat milk (1 to 2 tablespoons), Mix well, then add to a warm tub, sit, soak and relax.
Light a candle or two and play some soothing music. Take some time for yourself.

 

Bathroom Odors that need a Quick Fix!

Try this easy to make blend for those smelly bathrooms. This is a fairly strong blend but it is often times needed in the bathroom.  Recipe makes 2 ounces of spray freshener.

Lemongrass - 40 drops
Grapefruit- 20 drops
Patchouli - 10 drops
Clove bud - 5 drops
Emulsifier - 80 drops
Room spray base- 2 ounces

Blend the essential oils and the Emulsifier together until well blended.   Let this sit for 30 minutes.  Then add to the Room spray base.  Shake well. Spray as needed. Always remember to shake well before each use.
 

Massage to Stimulate Circulation

Lemon - 8 drops
Rosemary - 4 drops
Sage - 2 drops
Clove Bud - 1 drop
Carrier oil of your choice 1-2 ounces

Blend well then use for massage.  These essential oils can help to increase the circulation when used during massage.  And due to the Rosemary and lemon, your memory may be stimulated too!
 

Allergy Relief

Roman Chamomile - 4 drops
(You may want to try German Chamomile or Helichrysum in place of the Roman Chamomile as they have great anti-histamine properties)
Lemon - 3 drops
Lavender -3 drops

Blend together and add to any nasal Inhaler.   Inhale several times a day.
 

Shingles Recipe

Use this recipe to help with the pain and soreness associated with Shingles.

Tamanu oil - 25ml
Jojoba - 20ml
RavinTsara - 5ml
Blend all together and apply small amounts on the affected area.

Traveling Disinfectant Spray 

All Purpose Spray Cleaner - 4 oz  
Bergamot - 30 drops  
Oregano - 20 drops  
Spearmint - 15 drops  
Cedarwood - 5 drops  
Cinnamon leaf - 5 drops  
Emulsifier - 3 ml

Add essential oils and emulsifier into a clean bottle then pour the All Purpose Spray Cleaner into the bottle.
Shake well then spritz onto the surfaces you want to disinfect.
Leave on for up to 5 minutes but no longer, then wipe dry.
Do not let this dry on the surface as it can cause damage to finishes.
Shake well before each use.

 

Kitchen Sanitizer and Surface cleaning Spray

Lemongrass - 3 ml
Sweet Orange - 3 ml
Pine Needle - 1 ml
Cedarwood - 10 drops
Emulsifier - 2 teaspoonful
All Purpose Spray Cleaner unscented - 8 ounces.

Blend the essential oils with the Emulsifier - mix well.  Then add to the 8 ounces of All Purpose Spray Cleaner in a Spray bottle.  Shake well before each use. This blend should last for several months - if you don't use it all at once
 

Clothes in the Cedar Closet Smell blend

Cedarwood  - 40 drops
Clove bud - 15 drops
Orange - 15 drops

Blend these in an amber bottle.
Then put several drops on a Terra Cotta Disc diffuser and let it soak in. Then simply place in the corner or on a shelf in your closet.   If you like the smell of Cedarwood, this is a great smell.

 

Traumatic blend

Lavender - 10 drops
Helichrysum - 10 drops
Frankincense - 5 drops
Marjoram - 5 drops

Blend these together in a small glass bottle.
This blend can be used to inhale OR better yet to blend 6 drops in with 1 tablespoon of a carrier oil and use for massage to lessen tension and give pain relief whether physical or emotional.
Sit back and enjoy blend


"Give Dad a Massage" Lotion

Lavender - 10 drops
Peppermint - 5 drops
Eucalyptus globulus - 5 drops
Lotion unscented base - 2 ounces

Blend the above essential oils in an amber glass bottle. Then add to 2 ounces of unscented lotion. Blend well, hen give your Dad a massage. This blend will be safe enough for all the kids to give Dad a very special Back rub!!


Just a simple little blend to relax to while you do absolutely nothing!

Clary Sage - 6 drops
Geranium - 3 drops
Lemon - 3 drops
Bergamot - 2 drops
Rosemary - 1 drop
Basil - 1 drop

Blend these oils together in a small bottle.  Then drop 3-4 drops on a Terra Cotta disc or use in any diffuser to just enjoy.

A Loving Massage

Valentine's day is coming - get this blend ready.  
Nothing is more special and appreciated than a warm loving massage of tight tense neck, back and shoulders after a long day at work.   Don't forget to reciprocate.

Sunflower oil - 1 ounce
Ylang ylang -  5 drops
Patchouli - 3 drops
Rosewood - 3 drops
Jasmine - 3 drops (omit if you feel it is too floral)

Blend these well, then warm gently in your hands before massaging.   Essential oils should not be used on mucous membranes.
 

Arthritis & Joint Relief Blend

Helichrysum - 6 drops
German Chamomile - 6 drops
Sweet Marjoram - 4 drops
Sweet Birch - 4 drops
Lavender - 4 drops
Ginger - 4 drops
Juniper berry - 4 drops
2 ounces of your choice of carrier oil or lotion

Blend the essential oils together in a Glass bottle or Beaker.
Then add to your oil, lotion or cream. Blend or stir well.  Apply as needed to the affected joint.

 

Beard Oil Recipe  Just for Men - Summer time Care for their Beards!

Carrier oil - 2 ounces
Sandawood or S'woods - 6 drops
Petitgrain - 2 drops
Bergamot FCF - 2 drops
Clary Sage - 2 drops
Blend well, use a few drops after you have shampooed and dried your beard. Comb or brush thoroughly.

 

A Deep Relaxation  Blend

Lavender - 8 drops
Sweet Marjoram - 3 drops
Mandarin - 2 drops

Blend together then add to any diffuser.   Sit back and enjoy this wonderfully relaxing blend.
This is also an anti-stress blend so it is good when life has given you a 'bad day'.  


Spiritual Blend for the Heart

This simple blend of several essential oils will lift your spirits and brighten your day. 

Lavender - 2 drops
Sweet Marjoram - 2 drops
Peppermint - 2 drops
Rosemary - 2 drops
Rose Absolute - 1 drop

Blend all together, diffuse using your favorite method of diffusing!
 

A Flying Insect Patio Blend for use in any diffuser

Lemon or Lemongrass - 15 drops
Cedarwood - 10 drops
Peppermint - 5 drops
Geranium - 5 drops

Mix the above essential oils together in a glass bottle. Then place several drops in any diffuser.
Although this blend works best in an oil or tart warmer you can use in fan diffusers outdoors too.

 

PEP ME UP Blend!

Orange - 4 drops 
Clary Sage - 2 drops
Coriander - 2 drops
Ylang-Ylang - 2 drops
Jasmine - 1 drop
Palmarosa - 1 drop
Vetiver - 1 drop

Blend these essential oils in a glass bottle and use in any diffuser or Personal inhaler or aromatherapy jewelry!
 

Perfume Blend for Valentines’ day

Blend the following essential oils and then use 1 drops on any jewelry.
Or if you want you can Diffuse 4-6 drops of this blend in any diffuser to produce a floral scent through the room.

Ylang Ylang - 12 drops
Geranium - 8 drops
Neroli - 3 drops

 

Peaceful Perfume blend

S'Woods Blend - 5 drops
Petitgrain - 5 drops
Ylang Ylang Extra - 5 drops
Jojoba - 1 tablespoon

Blend all together and add to the jojoba.  Let blend for a few days before using. 
Apply a few drops to pulse points - behind ears, in the crook of the elbow or on the base of your throat.

 

Back to Class and Studying Blend

Rosemary - 10 ml
Cypress - 8 ml
Coriander - 5ml
Ginger - 2 ml

Blend in a small glass bottle.  Diffuse 4-6 drops of this blend in any diffuser.  If your neck and shoulders are tight blend 3-5 drops of this blend in 1 teaspoon of a carrier oil and massage in to these tight and sore muscles.  This blend should help with alertness, memory and if tense muscles to help to relax them!

Muscular Pain

Rosemary - 5 drops
Cypress - 15 drops 
Lavender - 10 drops
 
Mix together in a Glass bottle.  Then add 5 to 8 drops of this blend to 1/2 ounce of a carrier oil such as
Sunflower oil - 1 tablespoon   
You can choose another carrier oil of your choice if you prefer.  Massage as needed on the sore muscles.

 

Massage oil for Sore Muscles

Cinnamon Leaf - 4 drops
Cajeput -  3 Drops 
German or Roman Chamomile -3 drops
Ginger -  2 drops
Black Pepper - 2 drops
Sunflower Oil - 15 ml 

Mix all oils, and use as you would any massage oil. Work into muscles especially after a strenuous workout such
as shoveling snow and ice.  This is a strong 5% blend.  Use sparingly and if irritation occurs, wash off with warm soapy water, rinse and dry.

 

After bath Body Powder

Peppermint – 10 drops
Spruce – 10 drops
Clove bud - 5 drops
Spearmint - 5 drops
Add all essential oils to 4 ounces cornstarch and 1 tablespoon baking soda.   Blend well until all is mixed and no lumps are visible.  Apply to skin to feel refreshed and comfortable.

Soothing Sunburn Spray

Lavender- 8 drops
Roman Chamomile - 2 drops
Helichrysum - 2 drops
Peppermint - 1 drop
Emulsifier – 12 drops
Body Spray Base  (or distilled water) – 2 ounces
Blend Essential oils with emulsifier, add to body spray base.  Shake well before using.   Our Body Spray base has Aloe and Witch Hazel, both soothing to tender skin.  

Bugs Stay Away recipe

Cajeput - 25 drops
Lemon - 19 drops
Geranium - 19 drops
Cedarwood - 13 drops
Carrier of choice - 2 oz  (can use Fractionated Coconut oil, a lotion or cream) Most folks use oils such as the coconut or MCT oil. Mix the essential oils in a bottle, and then add the Carrier. Mix until well blended. Apply a thin amount to exposed skin. Apply as needed.  


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The information provided in this Website article is for informational and educational purposes only.
You should not use this information to replace medical advice given by a licensed medical practitioner. Anyone considering alternative therapies should remember to consult with their licensed medical professional before using any alternative or complementary method. 
We do not give nor is any opinion on our web site medical advice, they are merely suggested uses.

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