Make Luxurious Aromatherapy Gifts

4:52 PM Posted by jo

Essential oils from flowers are wonderful and luxurious, so why don't you indulge in some pampering?  Or make some luxurious gifts for someone special. Flower oils are soothing to the nervous system, and they are a perfect choice for a relaxing day. Essential oils from flowers are more expensive but they make wonderful gifts. I included a variety of oils that are impressive but not overly expensive. Remember, only a few drops are needed for each gift so you can make many gifts for yourself or loved ones. These oils can also be used for skin care products or personalized perfumes. You can also make several products with the same oils and add to a gift basket. Best of all is that you will have plenty of oil leftover for your own spa days.

Flower Power Bath Salt
dried rose petals 1 teaspoon
sea Salt 1/3 cup
geranium 5 drops
lavender 2 drops
bergamot 3 drops

Crush the rose petals and mix them with the salt. Add to a glass jar and add the essential oils. Make sure you mix it well. Add to the water after the tub is filled.

Or Try a luxury bath oil:

Flower Power Bath Oil
4 ounces of almond oil
1 teaspoon of wheat germ oil
lavender 20 drops
ylang ylang 10 drops
clary sage 10 drops
bergamot 10 drops

Blend the massage oils and add the essential oils. Use about 1 tablespoon per bath.

Or a Body scrub:  

Jo's Own Body Scrub
1/4 cup Sea Salt
1/4 cup Medium-ground cornmeal, sunflower seeds, or oatmeal
Apricot Seed Oil 1/3 cup 
6 drops bergamot
4 drops lavender
2 drops geranium

Mix the cornmeal or other choice, and the salt together. Mix the essential oils with the vegetable oil and add to the salt mixture.

This is a messy scrub so you better stand in the shower or in the tub. Rub it in with circular movements and work towards the towards the heart. Rinse the body but don't use any soap.

Jo's Best Facial Toner
4 ounce of distilled water
1 teaspoon of aloe vera gel, wheat germ oil, or other oil of choice
3 drops lavender
2 drops ylang ylang
3 drops lavender
2 drops geranium

Mix the essential oils with the dispersant, add the mixture to the water.

Luxury facial scrub
1 teaspoon fine or medium -ground almonds
1 teaspoon finely ground oatmeal
1/2 teaspoon dried rose petals
1 teaspoon natural yogurt
2 drops lavender
1 drops of geranium

Mix almonds, oatmeal, rose petals and yogurt. Add enough water to make a paste, add the essential oil. Apply to the face, massage gently in circular movements. For a gift you can add the dry ingredients and put in a fancy container and make a small gift basket with bottles of  lavender and geranium essential oils. Write down the recipe on a card and include as well.

Give someone the gift of health this season. 
Thanks for visiting!

Johanna is an aromatherapist and she is passionate about educating people about health, essential oils, real food, natural remedies, and nutrition so they make healthier choices in their lives. 

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