Destination: Essential Oils Blog — Do It Yourself Recipe
Headache? Allergies? Try these essential oil inhaler ideas!
Mosquitos bugging you?
I love summer but hate the annoying critters that come with it. We have just added our "Bugs Away" blend to the store- I used this over the weekend with great results! The recipe I used is: 4oz Spray Bottle Witch Hazel Bugs Away Blend Distilled Water Take a 4 oz essential oil safe spray bottle- fill halfway with witch hazel. Add 36 drops (1% dilution for kids) or 72 drops (2% dilution for adults) of BUGS AWAY blend. Swirl to mix, top with distilled water. Shake before each use for a much, much better smelling and safer bug...
Our Retail Brochure
I am very proud of our pretty retail brochure. It has a TON of useful information crammed into 2 pages. You can view it here (and if you look close the new blends are listed, should be available in a few weeks!- sneak a peek) :
General Dilution Chart
Here is a general use dilution chart you can use for Destination Oils. These are typical dilutions for a lot of oils, however any of the "hot" oils (Cinnamon Leaf, Oregano to name a few) will have specific safety information on their Destination Oils product page. Check there first, and then use the chart to make the proper dilution.
Ewwww...What if I hate the smell?
It happens to all of us, we discover we need a certain oil and order it. It gets here, we excitedly open it up, and Ewwww. Phew it stinks! This is me with geranium, my friend with ginger, my customer with cedarwood. My friend loves geranium, I love cedarwood, it is very personal. Every one has their own preferences when it comes to smells, so how do we get the benefits without gagging? The answer: Mix with another oil! You can change the smell but still get the therapeutic benefits when in your diffuser or topical mix. Also, don't depend...