Are you a procrastinator? Too busy to shop? Avoiding the madhouse of your local mall?
You still have plenty of time to finish your gift giving with these three DIY aromatherapy gifts.
1. Lavender Bath Salts
This is one of the easiest do-it-yourself holiday gifts you can give. Both Epsom salt and Himalayan salt are wonderful for sore muscles as well as for reducing inflammation and swelling. Lavender essential oil is calming for the nerves and healing for the skin.
2 oz Epsom salt
2 oz Course Sea Salt or Himalayan Salt (optional)
1 tbsp vegetable oil like Grapeseed, Avocado, Jojoba, or Olive Oil
10 drops of Lavender Essential oil
2. Relaxing Body Oil (2% dilution)
An aromatic and skin nourishing body oil is always a welcome gift in the winter when skin is dry.
4 oz carrier oil like jojoba, grapeseed, almond
10 drops Cedarwood (Virginia essential oil
15 drops Sweet Orange (Citrus sinensis) essential oil
6 drops Ylang Ylang (Cananga odorata) essential oil
Rub into your skin after a shower or bath to hydrate and seal in moisture.
3. Sugar Scrub
“Rejuvinate and Glow” Facial Scrub
4 oz Organic Brown Sugar
1 oz Jojoba Oil
3 oz Virgin Coconut Oil
10 drops Carrot Seed essential oil (Daucus carota)
10 drops Frankincense essential oil (Boswelia carterii)
5 drops Rosewood essential oil (Aniba rosaeodora)
Links Mentioned in this Episode
4 Healthy Aromatherapy Scrubs blog post