Aromatherapy Holliday party recipes

Peaceful Prayers
The essential oils of frankincense and myrrh are grounding, deeply soothing, and help to put us in the right state of mind for prayer or meditation. Add Cinnamon essential oil to warm and sweeten a blend of frankincense and myrrh.
12 drops Frankincense
6 drops Myrrh
4 drops Cinnamon leaf (Optional. Do not use on individuals with sensitive skin.)
15 ml NSP massage oil (for local massage blend) or 2 oz. purified water (for spritzer or tea light)

Fresh for the Holidays
10 drops Pine Needle
7 drops Clove Bud
4 drops Peppermint
2 ounces purified water (only for spritzer)

Put this combination in water or a tea light to add fragrance to your home.

Exfoliating Foot or Body Scrub
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Exfoliating foot and body scrubs have become very popular. And no wonder—not only do they feel good to apply, but they leave the skin feeling soft and wonderful afterwards! Try experimenting with different essential oils or blends or try combining different exfoliating materials until you find your own personal favorite.
Body/Hand Scrub

• ½ C Sea salt
• ½ C massage oil
• 10 drops of Lemon oil
• 10 drops Pink Grapefruit oil
• Sunshine Concentrate

Add essential oils to the salt and stir well. Combine salt with massage oil to form a thick slush. With a plastic spoon, spoon some of the scrub unto your hands and rub it in real good. Put a drop of Sunshine Concentrate onto the hand and rub into the scrub. Rinse hand with warm water.

Grounding perfume:
• 35 drops Ylang Ylang
• 25 drops Patchouli
• 15 drops Clove
• 10 drops Lavender

Bergamot and Lavender Bath Salts

  • 8 drops Bergamot
  • 4 drops Lavender
  • 2 drops Geranium
  • ½ C Epsom Salts
  • Bottle

Pour salts into glass container, and add your essential oils. Stir with a wooden spoon and put into a decorative container.

Invigorating Body Spritzer

  • 5 drops Pink Grapefruit
  • 2 drops Red Mandarin
  • 2 drops Lemon

Put into two-ounce glass spritzer bottle with 1 ¾ oz reverse osmosis water.

Optional: ¼ tsp vodka or  witch hazel to emulsify the oil and water.

Fizzing Bath Salt

4 oz cornstarch

4 oz citric acid

Add your favorite oils and mix.

Then add 8 oz. Baking Soda.

Facial Mask

This recipe makes approximately 60 applications and costs no more than $0.70 ea.

Your total cost for ingredients is about $39.00 and you will have materials left over.

You can easily charge $25.00 per facial. Start by putting a warm moist towel around their face. Start under the chin and let the both ends of the towel overlap on top of their head. Let the client rest for five minutes that way. You can then use a Natria cleaner before putting on the facial

If you have a footspa, you can easily do this while giving a footspa.

¾ c Aloe Vera Gel (stock # 1679-2)                                      1.5 Tbsp

¼ C Hydrated Bentonite (1725-9)                                        0.5 Tbsp

120 drops Lemon (bio) oil (3908-2)                                      15 drops

120 drops Pink Grapefruit oil (3906-7)                                   15 drops

Mix Aloe with Bentonite until it thickens.

Add your oils and mix.

Apply to your face or anywhere you desire and let dry 15-20 minutes.

Wash with warm water.

This formula will tighten and tone your face and your face will feel nice and smooth.

Instructions:

1.Pour 1/4 cup of either coarse sea-salt, fine sea-salt, or raw sugar in a bowl (Note: while salt works very well as an exfoliating agent, it can sting if it gets into open cuts or sores, so be sure to either warn recipients to only use on unbroken skin, or use sugar as your exfoliator instead).

2. Add 1/4 cup of sweet almond oil and stir together. If desired, add the contents of two gel-capsules of vitamin E (optional) and stir.

3. Add 10-20 drops of your favorite essential oil or blend and stir.

4. Pour the mixture into either a small wide-mouth glass jar, or in a 4 oz jar.

5. To use the scrub, place a small amount in the palm and scrub over moistened skin. Rinse off in a shower or tub (Note: the oils in this scrub can make the floor of the bathtub or shower rather slippery, so use extreme caution while rinsing off so you don’t fall).

Extra Ideas

1. Use ultramarine powders or other natural powders and oil-soluble colorants to color your scrubs.

2. Try using different coarsenesses of salt or sugar to create progressively smoother scrubs (ie, a coarse “buffing” scrub, followed by a fine “polishing” scrub) with different essential oils to help relax in each scrub.

3. Try using brown sugar, table salt, or white sugar as your exfoliating agent instead of sea salt (or try combining two or more exfoliating agents) to get a different feel for your scrub