Invigorating Body Wash

Invigorating Body Wash

This gentle cleanser will leave your body fragrant, soft and squeaky clean.

The citrus essential oil blend used in this recipe is great for waking you up in the mornings and helping you start your day in a bright and joyful place.

What you need:

  • 500ml bottle (16 oz)
  • 1 3/4 cup liquid castile soap (or any unscented non-toxic soap)
  • 3 tbsp fractionated coconut oil
  • 10 drops of bergamot essential oil
  • 10 drops of wild orange essential oil
  • 10 drops of tangerine essential oil

Pour all ingredients into the bottle and shake well. Try not to fill it all the way to the top to allow room for the mixture as you shake.

Store up to 2 months in a cool place away from direct sun.

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Benefits of Lemon Essential Oil

Benefits of Lemon Essential Oil

Lemon essential oil is a great starting oil if you are new to essential oils and want to buy one oil that has multiple uses in your life. It can be used to help clear toxins in a variety of ways, which is why it is referred to as the “cleansing” oil. Keep this guide available to make sure you make the most of this powerful oil.

Lemon essential oil is created by cold-pressing the outer part of the fresh lemon peel. This preserves its delicate nature and potent properties.

Benefits:

  • Supports healthy functioning of the digestive, immune and respiratory systems
  • Cleanses the air and uplifts mood
  • Non-toxic cleaner
  • Anti-anemic & antiseptic

Application Methods:

  • Topical
  • Aromatic
  • Internal

Uses:

  • Internally
    • Add a drop to room temperate or hot water and drink first thing in the morning after you wake up. This will naturally cleanse your body and aid in digestion
    • Add a drop to warm water to support acidic conditions, like arthritis and rheumatism, and liver congestion
    • Bring with you to parties to create a healthy tonic of mineral water (club soda), lemon essential oil & your alcohol of choice.
  • Skin – Lemon oil can help exfoliate your skin. When incorporated into your skincare routine, Lemon oil can help give your complexion a refreshed, healthy looking glow. I use this in my face wash recipe.
  • Air purify – Pour 5 drops in your diffuser and diffuse for a few hours to purify the air and create an uplifting environment
  • All-purpose cleaner – Add 3 drops of lemon oil and tea tree oil to a spray bottle with warm water and spray counter-tops to disinfect, naturally
  • Removing Grease – Mix lemon essential oil into your skin and scrub with water to remove any grease residue.
  • Flavor – use as a flavoring agent in baking, soaps, detergents, cosmetics, toilet waters and perfumes.
  • Wash Produce – To clean fruit and vegetables, add 2 drops of lemon oil to a large bowl of water, then wash.
  • Mirror and Window Cleaner – Mix 16 drops of lemon oil, 3 cups of white vinegar, and 1 cup water in a spray bottle. Shake well and user to clean mirrors and windows with a clean cloth.

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Liquid Gold Face Serum

Liquid Gold Face Serum

We talk a lot about using plants as medicine, but we forget that we can use these beautiful Earth products to heal our skin. If you have dry skin or just want to feel extremely moisturized, use this serum on your face morning and night.

Liquid Gold Face Serum

What you’ll need:

  • 15 ml glass bottle with dropper (Use an empty doTerra jar or buy a dropper bottle here (AU) or here (US) . You can also purchase the dropper cap through those websites)
  • 15 drops frankincense essential oil
  • 15 drops geranium essential oil
  • 10 drops copaiba essential oil
  • Carrier oil of choice: Jojoba oil or Macadamia oil or Almond oil

How to make it:

  1. Pour essential oils into the bottle
  2. Fill remaining space in bottle with your carrier oil(s) of choice.
  3. Use after washing your face in the morning and night by applying 3-4 drops.
  4. Store in a cool/dry place.

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