Ready to dive in and make your own essential oils products? Here are the Myrrhmaids top 10 favorite DIY recipes!
1. Lavender Lotion
Makes about 20 oz
1 c shea butter, softened in microwave
1 c coconut oil
⅓ c arrowroot powder (optional but can act as a thickening agent)
80 drops Lavender Essential Oil
Combine all ingredients in bowl or stand mixer and beat until fully combined and pour into glass jars. *If you prefer a richer lotion, omit the arrowroot powder and add 2 tsp of melted beeswax pellets.
2. Attitude Adjustment Roll-On
⅙ oz roller vial
½ tsp fractionated coconut oil
7 drops Orange Essential Oil
7 drops Joy Essential Oil
Add essential oils and top off with fractionated coconut oil. Roll on behind ears and back of neck as needed.
3. Lip Balm- makes 15 lip balms
1 oz. beeswax pellets
1.5 oz. coconut oil
3 drops Vitamin E oil
5 drops Grapefruit Essential Oil (or oil of your choice, the choices are endless!)
Melt beeswax & coconut oil over medium heat in a double boiler. Add drops of Vitamin E & your essential oil. Carefully pour into lip balm containers and allow to cool.
4. Ache Away Roll On
⅙ oz roller vial
5 drops PanAway Essential Oil
5 drops Peppermint Essential Oil
¾ tsp fractionated coconut oil
Add essential oils and top with fractionated coconut oil. Use for the occasional headaches and pain.
5. Men’s Beard Oil
15 ml dropper bottle
2 tsp sweet almond oil
10 drops Cypress essential oil
3 drops Cedarwood essential oil
5 drops Patchouli essential oil
3 drops Cardamom essential oil
Add essential oils to bottle. Top off with almond oil.
6. Healthy Baby Tushie Cream
¼ c coconut oil
5 drops Lavender Essential Oil
5 drops Purification Essential Oil
5 drops Tea Tree Essential Oil
Directions: Melt coconut oil in 2 oz container in microwave slightly. Add essential oils and carefully mix. Let sit to solidify. Use at diaper changes if needed.
7. Outdoor Annoyance Spray
4 oz spray bottle
Pinch of salt
10 drops of RepelAroma essential oil
Put pinch of salt in bottom of spray bottle, add 10 drops of RepelAroma to your bottle & top with distilled water. Shake well before use.
8. Thieves Scrub
8-oz. glass jar (We used a canning jar.)
3/4 c. baking soda
1/4 c. unscented castile soap (We used Dr. Bronner's.)
1 Tbsp. water
1/2 Tbsp. Thieves Cleaner OR 1 Tbsp. vinegar + 10 drops Lemon essential oil
Mix and keep airtight. (We filled our jar about halfway with baking soda, added the rest of the ingredients, put the lid on and shook it up to blend. Then we topped off with the remaining baking soda and shook again to combine it all.)
9. Thieves Foaming Hand Soap
2 Tbsp Castile soap
1 tsp fractionated coconut oil
8 oz foaming soap dispenser
5 drops Thieves essential oil
¾ c distilled water
Directions: Add Castile soap and Thieves, top with distilled water.
10. All-Purpose Cleaner
8-oz. glass spray bottle with trigger sprayer
3/4 tsp. Thieves Cleaner
Fill to the top with water. Shake well before using.