Category Archives: Aroma Recipes (DIY)

Enhance Aromatherapy with Dried Herbs

There are nearly four hundred kinds of plants that are distilled for essential oils. But sometimes it would be nice to be able to use common herbs in your aromatherapy formula or recipes, as long as they are safe to … Continue reading

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How to easily get your gardening hands to look like a $100 manicure.

After working for two weeks on a major garden project my hands looked awful, with leathery, stained skin and ragged, broken nails. I knew something needed done! When I was finished, my nails were neat and trimmed and my skin … Continue reading

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Rose Infusion Follow-up

I ran out of my facial oil so I decided to go ahead and filter the rose/chamomile/Melissa infused oil, even though it has only been 2 weeks. So, late last night I put it in the coffee press, and then … Continue reading

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Rose Infusion

Making an infusion is an excellent way to gain the benefits of plants that aren’t typically distilled or are easily grown in your garden. Or, as in the case of rose essential oils, it is just too expensive to use … Continue reading

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Green Pasture Body Oil Recipe

Relaxing and Soothing Patchouli tones skin, reduces skin inflammation and helps rough dry skin. It is sedative in that it helps reduce stress and anxiety. Orange oil helps balance oily or dry skin, it stimulates circulation it helps soften rough … Continue reading

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More Recipes

Here are a couple more recipes for you to try: Stretch Mark Oil 5 drops Lavender 4 drops Rose 1 drop Roman Chamomile 1/2 teaspoon Sesame Oil 1/2 teaspoon Vitamin E Oil 1/2 teaspoon Wheat Germ Oil Massage on stretch … Continue reading

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DIY Hydrosol

To make essential oils various parts of the plant are steam distilled. As the steam pass through the plant material the oil in the plant also vaporizes and combines with the steam. The steam passes through a cooling chamber where … Continue reading

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Equipment for Aromatherapy

Equipment you will need, most of which you probably have already: Stainless steel double boiler – if you do not have a double boiler, you can use a smaller pan inside a lager one with two table knives or something … Continue reading

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Cellulite

Cellulite is one of the harder types of fats to dissolve in the body. Cellulite is an accumulation of old fat cell clusters that solidify and harden as the surrounding tissue loses its elasticity. Essential oils such as tangerine and … Continue reading

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