Aromatherapy: Essential Oils For Romance In Your Marriage

by Penny Barker Aromatherapy consists of using different aromas to affect a person’s mood or behavior. In the practice of aromatherapy, each essential oil is believed to possess unique specific properties that positively affect different areas of a person’s life. Some are used to soothe physical ailments, while others can increase concentration, stamina or energy, and possibly jumpstart your libido. The use of aromatherapy essential oils in sexual practices and rituals have been around for…

Lavender Bath Salts

Lavender bath  salts are easy to make and use! Simply add color and decorative gems to make these lavender bath salts special as a gift. What You Will Need: ¼ Cup Sea Salts ¼ Cup Epsom Salts ¼ Cup Baking Soda 18 Drops Lavender Essential Oil What To Do: 1. Combine all of the salts and baking soda. 2. Add Lavender essential oil to the mixture (or another essential oil). 3. Use ¼ cup of…

Lavender Body Powder | Aroma Hut Institute

Lavender Body Powder

Add lavender essential oil to this talc-free bath powder to create this wonderful lavender dusting powder. What You Will Need: ½ Cup Cornstarch 2 Tablespoons Arrowroot Powder 2 Tablespoons Baking Soda 3 Drops Lavender Essential Oil Shaker or Container with a Lid What To Do: 1. Combine ingredients in a bowl and mix well. 2. Let stand for a few days to dry, then sift through a flour sifter. 3. Pour into a shaker or…

Basic Uses and Benefits of Aromatherapy

Basic Uses and Benefits of Aromatherapy If you haven’t taken advantage of the benefits that you can gain from aromatherapy, it is never too late to start learning so that you can apply what you have discovered in the process. You may have already heard of the concept. Although these days, there are many ways of relaxation and healing techniques that are being introduced, this one remains to be popular because this is easy to…

Rosemary Body Scrub Recipe

Rosemary Body Scrub Recipe Invigorate your skin with this body scrub leaving a smooth, nice glow. What You Will Need: ¼ Cup Sea Salts ¼ Cup Cornmeal 1/3 Cup Olive Oil (or another favorite carrier oil) 4 Drops Peppermint Essential Oil 4 Drops Rosemary Essential Oil Bowl What To Do: 1. Combine sea salts and cornmeal in a bowl. 2. Add warmed olive oil and essential oils, then add to the dry ingredients. 3. Use…

Lavender Soft Scrub

Lavender soft scrub (or Lemon) makes cleaning a joy to use. What You Will Need: ¾ Cup Baking Soda ¼ Cup Powdered Milk 1/8 Cup Liquid Castile Soap 5 Drops Lavender or Lemon Essential Oil Water Squeeze Bottle What To Do: 1. Combine baking soda, milk, castile soap and Lavender or Lemon essential oil in a squeeze bottle. 2. Add water to create a smooth paste. Shake to mix. Apply to surface then wipe with…

Rosemary Appliance Degreaser

Rosemary Appliance Degreaser Here’s an easy recipe that works as a degreaser and will make your appliances sparkle. What You Will Need: 10 Drops Rosemary Essential Oil ¼ Cup Oil Based Soap (i.e. Murphy’s) 2 Cups Water Spray Bottle What To Do: 1. Combine all ingredients in a clean spray bottle. 2. Shake well before using. Spray generously on appliances and let sit a few minutes. Wipe clean as usual. 3. Recipe variation: Use 10…

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Lavender Scented Drawer Liner Paper

Lavender scented drawer liner paper is so easy to make. You can purchase liner paper from the store, or make your own with wrapping paper. I found some pretty lining paper such as the Lavender liner paper shown above from the dollar store. Just add essential oils for scent. It adds such a lovely fragrance to the drawer and is absorbed by the garments in the dresser drawer. What You Will Need: Lining Paper Blotting…

Lemon Essential Oil

The health benefits of lemon essential oil can be attributed to its stimulating, calming, carminative, anti-infection, astringent, detoxifying, antiseptic, disinfectant, sleep inducing, and antifungal properties. These benefits of lemon oil include its ability to treat stress disorders, fever, infections, asthma, over weight, insomnia, skin disorders, hair disorders, stomach problems and tiredness.