Dec. 19, 2014

AWP 006: Easy DIY Aromatic Gifts They Will Love!

AWP 006: Easy DIY Aromatic Gifts They Will Love!
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This was originally recorded as a Christmas/Holiday episode but in truth, the gift ideas in this episode will be appreciated for any celebration all year! 

Are you a procrastinator? Too busy to shop? Avoiding the local mall?

Links Mentioned in this Episode
Read:  4 Healthy Aromatherapy Scrubs blog post

In this episode, you'll hear Liz share three easy DIY Recipes

1. Lavender Bath Salts
This is one of the easiest do-it-yourself holiday gifts you can give. Both Epsom salt and Himalayan salt are wonderful for sore muscles as well as for reducing inflammation and swelling. Lavender essential oil is calming for the nerves and healing for the skin.

2 oz Epsom salt
2 oz Course Sea Salt or Himalayan Salt (optional)
1 tbsp vegetable oil like Grapeseed, Avocado, Jojoba, or Olive Oil
10 drops of Lavender Essential oil

2. Relaxing Body Oil  (2% dilution)
An aromatic and skin-nourishing body oil is always a welcome gift in the winter when skin is dry.


  • 4 oz carrier oil like jojoba, grapeseed, almond
  • 10 drops Cedarwood (Virginia essential oil
  • 15 drops Orange (Citrus sinensis) essential oil
  • 6 drops Ylang Ylang (Cananga odorata) essential oil

Directions: Rub into your skin after a shower or bath to hydrate and seal in moisture.

3. Sugar Scrub
“Rejuvinate and Glow” Facial Scrub

  • 4 oz Organic Brown Sugar
  • 1 oz Jojoba Oil
  • 3 oz Virgin Coconut Oil
  • 10 drops Carrot Seed essential oil (Daucus carota)
  • 10 drops Frankincense essential oil  (Boswelia carterii)
  • 5 drops Rosewood essential oil (Aniba rosaeodora)

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A printable transcript for Episode 6 can be found on Liz's Patreon page exclusively for Aromatic Wisdom Insiders tier, only $5/month!