Posts Tagged ‘coconut oil’

Nod Land

Young Living’s cedarwood has become my favorite oil to catch some Z’s.  It smells wonderful.  The aroma of the following recipe is quite pleasant and soothing.  Mix these ingredients together and store in a container on your night stand… 1/3 C coconut oil 12 drops Lavender 12 drops Cedarwood 12 drops Peace and Calming   Read more…

Vapor Rub

This simple homemade vapor rub recipe helps us to be well!  Young Living Essential Oils are a natural alternative to store bought vapor rubs that may contain harsh chemicals.  This recipe makes 5 – 1 oz containers. 1/2 C organic coconut oil 1/4 tsp olive oil 1 tsp beeswax pastilles Combine together in small saucepan […] Read more…

Toothpaste

Homemade toothpaste has become one of my favorite products to make and use! I use a wide mouth pint size mason jar to add: 5 T Calcium and Magnesium powder (re-mineralizing) 2 T baking soda 3 T xylitol (natural sweetener and helps fight cavities and tooth decay) 5 T coconut oil (naturally antibacterial) add about […] Read more…

Deodorant

Homemade deodorant is easy to make, but takes some tweaking to make it right for you! I have read that after using products that contain skin irritants, our body produces more oil to counter this irritation.  So, when switching to homemade products that don’t contain harsh chemicals, keep in mind that your body has to […] Read more…

Lotion

Homemade lotion that leaves your skin silky soft, but not greasy!  In a wide mouth mason jar (or container of your choice) add the following: 1/2 C almond or olive oil 1/4 C coconut oil 1/4 C beeswax pastilles 1 tsp vitamin E oil 2 T shea butter Place this jar in a sauce pan […] Read more…

Conditioner

Homemade hair conditioner is also great for after shower lotion. Use only a small amount in your hair after shampooing.  In a container of your choice combine: 1 C coconut oil 1 tsp vitamin E oil 1 tsp jojoba oil about 5 drops of lavender essential oil or choose your favorite Young Living Essential Oil […] Read more…

Shampoo

Homemade shampoo allows you to cut out the harsh chemicals such are parabens, sulfates, preservatives and fragrances.  These chemical can be skin irritants and encourage your scalp to produce more oil.  When switching to homemade products, please give your body some time to adjust and you will naturally start producing less oil. This recipe may […] Read more…