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Easy Essential Oil Holiday Gifts

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My Favorite Holiday Bend!

Here are a few easy DIY essential oil recipes that make great homemade gifts for the holidays!

Some of our retreats offer DIY Aromatherapy Workshops. Find out more here.

Uplifting Holiday Essential Oil Blend

14 drops grapefruit essential oil
6 drops peppermint essential oil
4 drops sage essential oil

Add water to fill a small spray bottle. Use as a blend for any of these fun and easy DIY gift recipes! (You can also find other blends here.)

Soothing Bath Salts

1 cup coarse sea salt
½ cup epsom salts
3 tbsp baking soda
10-15 drops essential oil blend of your choice

In a large bowl, mix together salts and baking soda. Add in essential oil and combine. Store in a tightly sealed container to keep out moisture.

Coconut Oil Sugar Scrub

½ cup coconut oil, melted but not hot
1 ½ cups sugar
10-20 drops of essential oil blend of your choice

Mix coconut oil and sugar until desired consistency, and stir in essential oils of your choice.

Linen Spray

10 oz mist sprayer bottle
distilled water
25 drops of your favorite essential oil or blend

Add essential oil to bottle and fill with water. Shake to blend. Use on yoga mats, sheets, bath towels, cloth sofas, and more!