10 Holiday Essential Oil Recipes

10 Holiday Essential Oil Recipes. DIY holiday home and personal use essential oil scent recipes, as well as food essential oil recipes and decor essential oil recipes. There is something for everyone on this great list of 10 Holiday Essential Oil Recipes.





10 Holiday Essential Oil Recipes

If you are an essential oil user, this collection of recipes is meant to help you enjoy those holiday moments by incorporating your favorite oils into some great traditions. They can really give you more bang for your buck as far as getting great scents and flavors for quite a lesser amount of product and they also have such wonderful benefits for your health so it’s a win-win for sure!

First is a group of roller blend recipes:

Holiday Time Protection Blend – It is so easy to get totally worn out and easily pick up those germs and viruses that tend to float around during these times of the year. This blend is meant to help protect you and you’re your immune system healthy and ready to take on the world.
• Using a 10ml Roll On Bottle
• Add in 10 drops Black Pepper Essential Oil
• 12 drops Grapefruit Essential Oil
• 10 drops Clove Essential Oil
• Top it off with your favorite carrier oil, such as Fractionated Coconut Oil or Sweet Almond Oil.
• Shake
• Add a cute label and you are all set to use it or give as a gift!
Just roll it on the bottom of the feet or down the spine when you start feeling worn down, or like you may be coming down with something. It can be used once or twice a week on yourself or your kids as a protective measure.

Holiday Fatigue Remedy – This blend is perfect for the afternoon slumps, and is great for use during those times of lots of errands, packing, preparing for parties or anything else that may bring you to a slow pace when you need to be on the go.
• Using a 10ml Roll On Bottle
• Add in 15 drops Bergamot Essential Oil
• 14 drops Pure Grapefruit Essential Oil
• 10 drops Peppermint Essential Oil
• Top it off with your favorite carrier oil, such as Fractionated Coconut Oil or Sweet Almond Oil.
• Add a cute label and you are all set to use it or give as a gift!
Add to the wrists, back of the neck and/or temples anytime you need a pick me up! Inhale it right from the wrists, too. Smells wonderful!

Next up are a few great diffuser blends:

Concentration and Focus Blend:
• Diffuse 2 drops Rosemary Essential Oil, 2 drops Peppermint Essential Oil and 2 drops Orange Essential Oil when you need to wake up and focus on any task. Great for study time, but also after a big meal or a long day!

Holiday Uplifting Diffuser Blend:
• 2 drops Frankincense Essential Oi,l 2 drops Myrrh Essential Oil, 3 drops Orange Essential Oil and 2 drops Cedarwood Essential Oil.
This one has a unique smell that is spicy and woodsy and definitely makes you think holidays.

Holiday Aroma Blend:
• 5 drops of Spearmint Essential Oil and 3 to 5 drops of Cardamom Essential Oil plus 2 drops Orange Essential Oil.
Fantastic combo, perfect for the holidays!

Earthy but Sweet Blend:
• 3 drops Orange Essential Oil, 2 drops Cinnamon Essential Oil and 3 drops White Fir Essential Oil in your diffuser. The smells of Christmas!

A few tips for the kitchen:

Peppermint Hot Chocolate:
• Make your favorite hot chocolate and add in 1 to 2 drops of Peppermint Essential Oil and stir well. If it sits very long, be sure to stir it again before drinking as the oil will rise to the top – and you’ll have one minty sip in your mouth – so stir!

Mexican Hot Chocolate – or Coffee:
• Add 1 to 2 drops Cinnamon Essential Oil to your favorite hot chocolate or coffee for an awesome kick. Be sure not to do more drops than that, it is potent stuff but so tasty!

Cinnamon Drink Stir Sticks:
• Make stir sticks for a party by soaking the sticks in a Ziploc bag with about 4 or 5 drops of cinnamon or Peppermint Essential Oil if you choose that instead.
• If you are only doing a few, like less than ten sticks, then just use about 3 drops of the oil instead.
• Let them sit overnight and they will soak up the oil.
• This can also be done with toothpicks as well! They are great with Peppermint Essential Oil or Spearmint Essential Oil!

This last recipe is for a favor, to hang on your tree, to give as a gift on top of a present, or to give as a small token of appreciation:

Bath Salt Ornament;
• This is perfect for teacher gifts or for small favors for party guests or family that are visiting. You can change the color of the salts with different food coloring drops, so you can make them more for Thanksgiving by adding Orange Essential Oil or choose red with Peppermint Essential Oil for Christmastime.
• Fill an empty ornament ball with 2/3 Epsom salt or sea salt and 1/3 baking soda.
• Leave just a little bit of room at the top.
• Pour the mixture from the ornament into a mixing bowl and add in 2 to 3 drops of your choice of oils, a teaspoon of dried flower petals if your choice, and a drop of food coloring for color.
• Mix well in bowl and then add back into ornament and tie on a cute ribbon for the hanger.
Some suggestions are: Green coloring with a woodsy scent like Cedarwood Essential Oil or White Fir Essential Oil, Orange coloring with Orange Essential Oil or Orange and Cardamom Essential Oil mixed, or red coloring with Peppermint Essential Oil.

Note: None of this is meant as medical advice. I am not a doctor, and do not play one on the internet. Please consult a physician if you have any questions about using essential oils so your doctor can better explain to you the benefits, possible side effects, and any warnings about essential oils.

Do you have any holiday essential oil recipes you’d like to share?


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Top Uses for Ginger Essential Oil

Top Uses for Ginger Essential Oil. Ginger essential oil can be best described as warming and calming. Ginger essential oil has a wonderful, spicy scent. Ginger has been used as a medicinal herb for centuries. The top properties of ginger deal with help for motion sickness, digestive, nausea and indigestion.





Top Uses for Ginger Essential Oil

Ginger Essential Oil can be best described as warming and calming. Ginger Essential Oil has a wonderful, spicy scent. Ginger has been used as a medicinal herb for centuries. The top properties of ginger deal with help for motion sickness, digestive, nausea and indigestion.

Ginger is a wonderful plant used mainly as a spice. The essential oil is created by steam distillation of the plant root. Its main constituents are alpha – zingiberene.

When looking at this list you can see how wide a variety the benefits of ginger are purported to be. Ginger is considered an antispasmodic and that is thought to be why it may help with an upset tummy, as well as helping balance stomache issues out being good for digestion and nausea. The decongestant properties of ginger may also help settle a stomach by helping to clear mucous in the tummy that may be causing upset. You have probably been told before, or know someone who uses it for nausea or indigestion or motion sickness. Many people will use ginger when pregnant for morning sickness.

When making blends with ginger, it blends very well with frankincense, cinnamon or grapefruit essential oils.

Now onto the top uses for ginger essential oil:

Nausea, Morning Sickness or Loss of Appetite:
• The most common way to use it for these issues is aromatically. Diffuse Ginger Essential Oil throughout the day if the issue is ongoing, or place two drops in the palm of your hands and rub together, cupping the nose and mouth and inhale deeply.
• Rub a drop of Ginger Essential Oil with a carrier oil if skin in sensitive, right over belly, around belly button for nausea in addition to inhaling it.
• Take in a glass of water or in capsule form with a glass of water as well to treat these issues.
• Apply topically to wrists.

Motion Sickness or Vertigo:
• Rub Ginger Essential Oil on your palms and inhale deeply.
• Take internally in a glass of water or in a capsule form.
• Place a drop on each wrist.

Memory and Brain Health:
• Inhale Ginger Essential Oil aromatically either in diffuser or from palms of the hands or take internally in a capsule form.
• Rub a drop on the back of the neck at the base of the skull or on crown of the head for another use.

Heartburn or Reflux:
• Take internally in a capsule form to help calm the issue, and add in lemon essential oil if you have it to help even further.
Ginger Essential Oil may also be diluted with a carrier oil and rubbed right over chest for heartburn or tummy if it is upset from reflux.
• Adding in orange essential oil is another way to help boost the effects of the oils for this as well.

Spasms and Cramps:
• Dilute Ginger Essential Oil with a carrier oil or an unscented, natural lotion and apply to area of cramp or spasm. Rubbing in well and repeating as needed.

Constipation:
• Rub Ginger Essential Oil topically after diluting with carrier oil over intestines and lower tummy area or take internally in a glass of water or a capsule form. This may help ease constipation by helping to cleanse your digestive tract and help balance the digestive process.

Colds or Sore Throat:
• Take internally in a capsule form or in a glass of water.
• Gargle for throat issue.
• Gently rub on chest or area of congestion, diluting with carrier oil.
• Apply to bottoms of feet as well.
• May help strengthen immune system so can be used for that a few times a week if needed.

Congestion and Sinusitis:
• Dilute Ginger Essential Oil with carrier oil and apply topically to chest, throat or sinus areas on face to help break down mucous and free up the sinuses.
• Add to diffuser and use aromatically as well to help relieve the congestion symptoms.

Recipe for diffuser blend for relief of sinus issues, allergies or colds:

Depending on what type of diffuser you have, you may have to add water to the diffuser first before putting the oils in. If you have a diffuser that has you attach the oil bottle itself right on to it, then you will have to make this blend in a bottle first and then attach it, so plan accordingly for dosage on that type.

• 3 drops Ginger Essential Oil
• 2 drops Frankincense Essential Oil
• 2 drops Lime Essential Oil

• Add ginger essential oil, frankincense essential oil and lime essential oils to diffuser.
• This is a wonderful scent that may help relieve your symptoms.

Note: None of this is meant as medical advice. I am not a doctor, and do not play one on the internet. Please consult a physician if you have any questions about using essential oils so your doctor can better explain to you the benefits, possible side effects, and any warnings about essential oils.

What great uses do you have for ginger essential oil!?


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Top Uses for Bergamot Essential Oil

Top Uses for Bergamot Essential Oil. Bergamot has a wonderful and distinct citrus scent. Bergamot may best be described as uplifting, assuring and a restoring oil.  Bergamot blends very well with Ylang Ylang, Lavender, Patchouli, and White Fir. Here are the Here are some of the top uses of Bergamot Essential Oil, along with a wonderful roller ball perfume blend formula for you to try!





Top Uses for Bergamot Essential Oil

Bergamot has a wonderful and distinct citrus scent. Bergamot may best be described as uplifting, assuring and a restoring oil. Bergamot blends very well with Ylang Ylang, Lavender, Patchouli, and White Fir. Here are the Here are some of the top uses of Bergamot Essential Oil, along with a wonderful roller perfume blend formula for you to try!

Bergamot is a type of citrus tree grown in Italy and used for everything from pesticides to perfumes. This fresh and clean smelling essential oil is great for perfumes, and may people feel it helps with skin care, sore muscle relief and more! Bergamot may best be known for its use in Earl Grey Tea. Its main properties are considered to have a wide range by many people including a neurotonic, anti-inflammatory, antidepressant, antibacterial, antifungal and aiding in digestion.

Bergamot essential is a cold pressed oil that comes from the rind of the fruit.

Bergamot essentail oil may best be described as being uplifting, assuring and a restoring oil and is well known for blending well with other essential oils, specifically Ylang Ylang essential oil, Lavender essential oil, Patchouli essential oil, and White Fir essential oil.

One thing to note about using any citrus essential oils is that they can cause skin sensitivity in some people, so after using one you should not be exposed to direct sunlight for several hours following use.

Here are some top uses for Bergamot Essential Oil:

Help With Sleeping: Try applying Bergamot topically on the pressure points of your wrist, temples, or on bottom of feet – specifically the bottom of the big toe, for better sleep.
• Blend with lavender essential oil for a great scent that should work to calm and soothe.
• Add a drop or two of Bergamot Essential Oil to a diffuser or put a drop on your pillow for aromatherapy to help you sleep.

Help With Stress: To help calm and ease anxiety and stress, use Bergamot topically on the back of your neck and/or bottoms of feet.
• Put a few drops of Bergamot Essential Oil in the palms of hands and rub together, then cup nose and inhale slowly.
• Diffuse for aromatic treatment for stressful environment.

Joint Issues and Muscle Cramps: – Apply topically to area of pain or discomfort in a soak. Try this DIY Inflammation Fighting Bath Salts recipe to help ease inflammation and calm the muscles.

Cholesterol Levels: Try Bergamot Capsules can be taken internally for for natural support for healthy cholesterol levels and blood glucose metabolism.

Fungus Issues: According to WebMd some people use Bergamot to treat a fungal infection (mycosis fungoides).

Help With Skin Problems: Acne, Oily Skin, Eczema, Psoriasis – Apply topically to affected area, if you prefer it to be diluted, for any of these issues, use coconut oil to dilute.
• Bergamot has wonderful properties that will help skin as well.
• You can make a roller remedy for skin issues to keep on hand by putting 20- 25 drops of Bergamot Essential Oil in a 10 ml roller bottle, topping off with fractionated coconut oil. Then, just roll on and apply as needed.
• For Eczema or psoriasis, add in Melaleuca Essential Oil to help relive and Lavender Essential Oil to help calm the skin if desired.

Recipe for Bergamot Roller Perfume Blend

This is a great blend to wear as your daily perfume. It has a light and sunny scent, and it will help you to feel happy and light.

Bergamot Roller Perfume Blend Materials:

• 1 10ml Roll On Bottle
Pipette
• 10-12 drops Frankincense Essential Oil
• 10-12 drops Lime Essential Oil
Fractionated Coconut Oil
• 15 drops Bergamot Essential Oil
• 13 drops White Fir Essential Oil
• Label

Bergamot Roller Perfume Blend Directions:

• Place 10 – 12 drops of both Frankincense Essential Oil and Lime Essential Oil into roller bottle, using a pipette, – or being very careful to drop them out slowly, as both are runny oils.
• Then, add 15 drops Bergamot Essential Oil and 13 drops of White Fir Essential Oil,
• Next, top off the oils with fractionated coconut oil. Leave just a little room at top for roller ball to be inserted without causing it to overflow and press down until it clicks and there is no gap in between the ball and the glass part of the bottle.
• Test out the roller to make sure it rolls easily (sometimes they can get stuck, even after you put oils in them).
• Put on your lid.
• Use daily or as desired.

Make a Label: Name the perfume, and write the amount of drops next to the oils (i.e. – Bergamot 15, White Fir 13..etc.) so that if you feel like it needed a little more of something or a little less, you can adjust that the next time easily.
Cover the label with a piece of scotch tape to keep it from getting damaged with moisture.

• You may also like this easy to make DIY Inflammation Fighting Bath Salts recipe!

Note: None of this is meant as medical advice. I am not a doctor, and do not play one on the internet. Please consult a physician if you have any questions about using essential oils so your doctor can better explain to you the benefits, possible side effects, and any warnings about essential oils.


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