Recipes and Projects
Check out these awesome recipes for essential oils plus homemade body butters, soaps, lotions, lip balms, treats and more!
Don’t forget to check out our Ingredients and Supplies section for some of the components you might need.
Years ago, a friend brought over pumpkin soup for a potluck dinner. This was in the days before butternut squash and all forms of squash were a hit with the masses. Not one person over that night had ever heard of pumpkin soup before. Not quite sure of...
It’s that time of year and pumpkins everywhere! They are cheap, easy to find and easy to prepare. Pumpkin is packed with Vitamin A - one serving contains 170% of your daily requirement! Vitamin A is an anti oxidant and is important for vision, the immune...
Respiratory Bath Soak Recipe:
– 1 tbsp carrier oil such as fractionated coconut oil, olive oil, grapeseed, etc
– 2-5 drops of DeconChest essential oil
– 1 cup epsom salts
Mix Deconchest essential oil blend with carrier oil of choice. Add to epsom salts and mix well. Pour into bath water and soak for 15-20 minutes.
NOTE: All essential oils and blends should be patch tested first if you have never used them (when using on skin). Patch test a carrier oil + essential oil blend first by putting a few drops of the blended oils onto skin. Wait 10 minutes to see if there is a reaction....
Eighteen years ago, when Trish and I first started out, sugar and salt scrubs were just starting to make an appearance. We decided to add our own twist on it by adding fresh fruit. Some of our first retail products together as a team were fresh fruit sugar and salt...
Using chemical cleaning products can be dangerous for the environment and your health. Making the switch to plant-based, natural anti-bacterials can help keep your household safer, cleaner and bug-free this year.
Recipes for natural mosquito repellant sprays, using a blend of essential oils known to keep insects at bay. Find 2 recipes along with a list of insect-repellant essential oils.
This lip balm is super easy to make. Inexpensive, simple, natural, and lots of flavour and colour options. Why buy lip balm that’s full of unhealthy chemicals and drying ingredients when you can make your own for cheap?
A true body “butter” that is creamy, light, and nourishing! Easy to find ingredients, inexpensive, easy, quick to make, safe, edible (small kids tend to try), doesn’t require special equipment. Makes awesome gifts!
This is a make-it-yourself recipe for the hugely popular Lush shower jelly. It is easy to make and clean up, inexpensive, no complicated ingredients, and fun! Lots of options for any age – not just kids!