Essential Oil Recipes

Here are a few Aromatherapy recipes. 

FACE MASSAGES


A face massage with essential oils can help reduce fine lines and help hydrate your skin, which will leave you feeling re-freshed and youthful.

Try out some of our recipes and watch the stress and strains of everyday life cleansed away.

Cleansing Facial Oil
Mix together 3 drops of orange essential oil and 4 drops of lavender essential oil in 30ml of grapeseed oil.

Cleansing Wash Grains
Mix together 12 drops of Geranium essential oil and 12 drops of orange essential oil, 10ml of sweet almond oil, Approx 200g (1 cup) of oatmeal, approx 100g (1/2 a cup) of ground almonds and 1 tablespoon of clear honey.

Oily Skin Massage
Mix together 2 drops of lavender, 1 drop of bergamot and 2 drops of geranium essential oil in 30ml of grapeseed base oil.

Yogurt Face Mask
Mix together 1 drop of orange essential oil with 1 teaspoon of plain yogurt and apply to face avoiding the delicate eye area, rise after 10 minutes.

Young Skin Massage
Mix together 2 drops of orange essential oil and 3 drops of geranium essential oil in 30ml of sweet almond oil

HEAD AND NECK MASSAGE

Head and neck massage is a great way to relax an overtired mind

Energizing Rub
Mix together 1 drop of peppermint , 1 drop of geranium and 3 drops of bergamot  in 30ml of sweet almond oil

Facial Massage Oil
Mix together 1 drops of bergamot, 1 drop of chamomile and 1 drop of geranium essential oil into 10ml of sweet almond oil

MASSAGE

Making your own aromatherapy massage oils is very easy to do.

Alert Mind Massage
Mix togeter 4 drops of peppermint and 6 drops of bergamot essential oil in 60ml of sweet almond base oil

Backache Massage
Mix together 3 drops of lemon, 6 drops of eucalyptus and 6 drops of lavender essential oil in 60ml of grapeseed oil.

Cellulite Massage
Mix together 4 drops of lemon, 4 drops of rosemary and 9 drops of geranium essential oil in 60ml of sweet almond base oil 

Energizing Massage
Mix together 5 drops of peppermint, 6 drops of bergamot and 2 drops of lemon essential oil in 60ml of sweet almond base oil

Summer Massage
Mix together 5 drops of orange, 4 drops of peppermint and 6 drops of lavender essential oil in 60ml of sweet almond base oil

BATH RECIPES

For a relaxing way to use essential oils add them to a hot bath as the heat and steam from your bath will evaporate the oils.

Feeling under the weather Bath
Mix together in a steamy hot bath 3 drops of lavender, 3 drops of eucalyptus and 2 drops of tea tree essential oil.

Sleep easy soak
Mix together in a steamy hot bath 5 drops of chamomile and 5 drops of lavender essential oil.

Soothing Footbath
Mix together in a basin of warm water 5 drops of clary sage essential oil.

Stimulating Footbath
Mix together in a basin of warm water 4 drops of cedarwood and 4 drops of citronella essential oil.

Sweat Feet Foot Soak
Mix together in a basin of warm water 4 dropa of citronella and 4 drops of bergamot essential oil.

Uplifting Summer Bath

Mix the following to a steamy hot bath 3 drops of rosemary, 3 drops of lemon and 3 drops of eucalyptus essential oil.

FOOT MASSAGE RECIPES

A gentle soothing foot massage can relax and pleasure all parts of the body.

Aching Feet
Mix together 2 drops of chamomile and 3 drops of eucalyptus essential oil in 30ml of grapeseed base oil.

Anti-Fungal Massage
Mix together 2 drops of geranium and 3 drops of tea tree essential oil in 30ml of grapeseed base oil.

Refreshing Foot Rub
Mix together 1 drop of lemon, 2 drops of citronella and 3 drops of peppermint essential oil in 30ml of grapeseed base oil.

Relaxing Rub
Mix together 3 drops of lavender and 2 drops of geranium essential oil in 30ml of grapeseed base oil.

Swollen Feet Rub
Mix together 2 drops of Chamomile and 3 drops of lavender essential oil in 10ml of sweet almond base oil.

Tired Feet Massage
Mix together 4 drops of peppermint in 10ml of sweet almond base oil.

FOOT BATHS

Foot baths can soothe aching and tired feet. Simple add a few drops of oil to your basin of warm water and sit back and relax.

Athlete's Foot
Mix together in a warm foot bath 10 drops of tea tree essential oil and soak your feet for 15 to 30 minutes. Continue to do this daily until the condition improves.

Relaxing Foot Spa
Mix together in a basin of warm water 3 drops of geranium and 3 drops of lavender essential oil.

CHILDREN

Bites and Stings
Apply neat lavender essential oil to the bite or sting with a cotton wool ball as required.

Cuts
Mix together 4 drops of tea tree essential oil in 300ml of warm water and use this to clean the cut. Then apply the tea tree essential neat to the cut.

Dry Eczema
Mix together 6 drops of geranium essential in 100ml of avocado base oil and dab on to the affected areas several times a day.

Hyperactivity Bath
Mix together in a warm bath 10 drops of Chamomile essential oil and let your child play for as long as possible.

Hyperactivity Massage
Mix together 6 drops of Chamomile essential oil in 100ml of sweet almond base oil and massage it into the shoulders, back, stomach and chest.

Sore Throat
Mix together 2 drops of eucalyptus, 2 drops of lavender and 2 drops of lemon essential oil in 100ml of grapeseed base oil and rub the the blended oil on to the throat and chest at regular intervals.

Sunburn
Mix together 12 drops of lavender essential oil in 300ml of cold water and but into a spray bottle. Spray the burnt area as required. For small areas of sunburn you can apply the lavender essential neat.

Teething
Mix together 2 drops of Chamomile essential oil in a little warm water and rub the mixture on to the sore area 3 times daily.

Travel Sickness
Mix together 6 drops of Peppermint Essential oil in 100ml of Grapeseed Base oil. Rub the blended oil into your childs temples and stomach just before you set off on your journey. You can also put some of the blended oil on to a tissue for your child to inhale on the journey.

Weeping Eczema
Mix together 6 drops of Bergamot essential in 100ml of Avocado base oil and dab on to the affected areas several times a day.

GENERAL ACHES & PAINS

Dandruff
Mix together 4 drops of cedarwood and 6 drops rosemary essential oil in 100ml of jojoba base oil and massage in to scalp before shampooing your hair. Leave on your hair for 30 minutes and wash out with a mild shampoo. Then mix in warm water 1 drop of cedarwood and 1 drop of rosemary essential oil and use this for your final rinse.

Indigestion
Mix together 12 drops of peppermint essential oil in 100ml of sweet almond base oil and rub the blended oil into your stomach and solar plexus.

Jet Lag
Mix together 4 drops of lemon, 4 drops of rosemary and 4 drops of ylang ylang essential oil in 100ml of grapeseed base oil. Rub the blended oil into your face, back and neck during your fight.

Migraine
Mix together 12 drops of peppermint essential oil in 100ml of sweet almond base oil. Massage the blended oil into neck and temples.

Sunburn
For sunburn in adults apply neat lavender essential oil to the affected area. Continue to do this every few minutes until the pain lessens.