For good smelling towels, sheets, clothes, etc. place a few drops of your favorite Essential Oil onto a small piece of terry cloth and toss into the clothes dryer while drying. Add 5 drops Essential Oil to 1/4 cup fabric softener or water and place in the center cup of the washer.
Potpourri which has lost its scent can be revived by adding a few drops of Essential Oil.
Add a few drops of oil to water in a spray bottle and use as an air freshener.
Add a few drops Essential Oil to a pan of water and simmer on stove or in a potpourri pot.
To enjoy a scented Candle, place a drop or two into the hot melted wax as the Candle bums.
To dispel household cooking odors, add a few drops of Clove oil to a simmering pan.
For tired aching muscles or ArthritisAches, mix 1 part Cinnamon, Sage and Basil oil to 4 parts Sweet Almond or other vegetable oil and use as a massage oil.
Ease headache pain by rubbing a drop of Rosemary or Lavender oil onto the back of your neck.
To blend your own massage oil, add 3-5 drops of your favorite Essential Oil to 1 oz. Sweet Almond or other skin- nourishing vegetable oil.
Add 10 drops of Essential Oil to a box of cornstarch or baking soda, mix very well, let set for a day or two and then sprinkle over the carpets on your home. Let set for an hour or more, then vacuum.
To make a natural flea collar, saturate a short piece of cord or softn rope with Pennyroyal or Tea Tree oil, roll up in a handkerchief and tie loosely around the animal’s neck.
An Essential Oil dropped onto a radiator scent ring or light bulb will not only fill the room with a wonderful fragrance, but will also set a mood such as calming or uplifting. (Don’t put Essential Oil in the socket.)
A few drops of your favorite oil or blend in the rinse water of your hand washables makes for pleasant results.
Anise oil has been used by fishermen for years. Use a drop or two on the fingertips before baiting up. Anise covers up the human scent that scares the fish away.
Essential Oils or blends make wonderful perfumes. Create your own personal essence! Add 25 drops to 1 oz of perfume alcohol and allow to age for two weeks before using.
To dispel mosquitoes and other picnic pests, drop a few drops of Citronella oil on the melted wax of a Candle or place a few drops on the Bar-B-Q hot coals.
1 drop of Lemon Essential Oil applied directly to a wart is an effective means of elimination. Apply the Essential Oil daily until the wart is gone.
Rosemary promotes alertness and stimulates memory. Inhale occasionally during long car trips and while reading or Studying.
Add Essential Oils to paper mache. The result is the creation of a lovely aromatic piece of art.
Infuse bookmarks and stationery with Essential Oils. Place drops of oil on paper and put them in a plastic bag. Seal it and leave overnight to infuse the aroma. Send only good news in perfumed letters.
Nock Pillows, padded and decorative hangers make more memorable gifts simply by putting a couple of drops of Essential Oil on them before giving.
Essential Oils of Vetivert, Cypress, Cedarwood, Frankincense and Myrrh all make wonderful firewood oil. Drop approximately 2-3 drops of oil or blend of your choice on a dried log and allow time for the oil to soak in before putting the log on the fire.
Flies and moths dislike Lavender oil. Sprinkle it on the outside of your window frames.
When moving into a new home, first use a water spray containing your favorite Essential Oils and change the odorous environment to your own. Do this for several days until it begins to feel like your space.
Welcome! My name is Dee - I am a Certified Aromatherapist, Reiki Master, Dr. of Reflexology, Holistic Health Practitioner and Master Herbalist. I hope you find the Holistic Health Information on this site to be of help to you. Please don't hesitate to contact me if you have questions or need assistance!