Essential Oil Recipes – Bath, Beauty and Personal Care – The Herbs Place

Essential Oil Recipes – Bath, Beauty and Personal Care

Whitening Teeth

3 T. baking soda
1 teaspoon sea salt (regular salt can be substituted)

Mix these ingredients in a small container with a lid that is wide enough for you to dip our toothbrush into. Then add 6 drops Peppermint and 6 drops Lemon. Put the lid on and shake well. Place on counter and tap top to remove anything clinging to the lid. When you’re ready to use it, dip your wet toothbrush into the powder and brush.

Healthy Teeth & Gums Tooth Powder

3 T. white or green clay
1 T. salt

Mix the clay and salt together in a small container with a lid that is wide enough for you to dip the toothbrush into. Then add 6 drops Peppermint, put the lid on and shake well. Place on counter and tap top to remove anything clinging to the lid. When you’re ready to use it, dip your wet toothbrush into the powder and brush.

Lavender-Peppermint Soap Recipe

4 ounces clear, solid glycerin
(usually about 3 cubes)
15 drops Lavender
5 drops Peppermint
soap molds
coloring (optional)

Melt glycerin in the microwave (about 40 seconds) or in a double boiler. Pour hot glycerin into the soap molds. Allow it to cool slightly, then drop in the essential oils and coloring. Glycerin blocks and soap molds are available at craft stores. Soap hardens in about one hour.

Safe Mosquito Repellant

5 drops Eucalyptus
2 drops Geranium
4 drops Lemon
I drop Peppermint
1 tablespoon Herbal Trim
1/4 teaspoon Massage Oil essential oil
Combine essential oils with fine sea salt in a glass bowl. Stir with a wooden spoon to distribute oils evenly through the salt. Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Store in a glass container. Use about 1/3 cup of the mixture for each bath. Add dried lavender for additional color. This recipe makes bath salts for 6 or 7 baths.