Recipes: Bath & Body

Soothe Your Body: 5 Restorative Massage Oil Recipes

Homemade massage oil blends not only make great gifts, they are the perfect way to customize your aromatherapy experience. Whether you’re dealing with stress, sore muscles, bloating, or something else entirely, these DIY recipes can bring a botanical boost to your massage.

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Sara Crow’s Nightly Beauty Routine

Every evening I look forward to slowing down, unwinding, and nourishing myself with healing plants. With a strong cup of hot lemon balm and tulsi tea fortified with Lavender Flower Essence Tincture, I head upstairs for ‘me’ time.

 

I start to run the bath…I don’t know where I’d be without bath time!… Read more

RECIPE: Harmonizing Sea Salt and Baking Soda Rinse

Legends Blend

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What You’ll Need:

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Legends Blend Essential Oil – 1 drop (please only use recommended dose)

• Sea Salt – 1/4 cup

• Baking Soda – 1/4 cup

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RECIPE: Massage & Body Oil for an Active Body

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What You’ll Need:

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Rosemary essential oil – 4 drops

Helichrysum essential oil – 7 drops

Frankincense essential oil – 6 drops

Carrier oil of your choice – 30mL… Read more

RECIPE: Whole Body Elixir

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Daily Health Elixir

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A great addition to your daily routine for supporting good health and rejuvenation.

 

This recipe provides antioxidant protection, supports a healthy inflammatory response, rejuvenates the whole body, balances the digestive tract, enhances feelings of harmony, and releases daily stress.… Read more

RECIPE: Relax & Balance Bath Soak

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  • Releases stress and tension
  • Soothes sore muscles
  • Balances hormonal system (monthly or menopausal woes)
  • Nervous system rejuvenation
  • Detoxifies
  • Calms the mind

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RECIPE: Sensual Ylang Salt Glow

This easy-to-make Sensual Ylang Salt Glow restores smooth, glowing skin while nourishing the heart and mind. The mood enhancing plant aromas envelop your senses as you effectively stimulate circulation and detoxification with the purifying power of sea salt and herbs.… Read more

Top 7 Uses of Coconut Oil

By: Sara Crow L.Ac

Coconut is a surprisingly talented traditional oil that has been used as both food and medicine for thousands of years in tropical cultures. Coconut oil is derived from what is commonly called the ‘Tree of Life’, the coconut palm, known for its ability to meet a great number of basic human needs: food, fuel and shelter.… Read more

DIY Essential Oil Gift: Aromatic Bath Salts

In this video, learn how to quickly and easily make aromatic bath salts–the perfect gift for anyone you know who could use some relaxation.

What scent of aromatic bath salts are you going to create?

Get essential oils for your DIY bath salt.

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Staff Favorites of 2013!

Sara Crow’s Favorites:
Living in a dry climate, I’m always looking for ways to nourish the Yin, the essential fluids of the body. Here are some of my favorite ways of keeping my skin and hair hydrated, besides the necessary moistening nutritional foods such as cucumber, chia, coconut, marshmallow, and ghee.… Read more

Essential Oils For Hot Days + Foot Bath Recipe!

by Taya Malakian

It is blazing hot outside here in California! The moment I walk out the door the heat is almost suffocating and it feels like there is no escape. There is a major heat wave right now in the Western US, and there are still many more weeks of summer to go!… Read more

3 Simple Ways To Incorporate Essential Oils and Aromatherapy Into Your Wedding Celebration

Your wedding is a special event to cherish and share. What better way to preserve your treasured memories than to incorporate essential oils into your ceremony. Our sense of smell aids us in the most potent form of recall and can help us remember details that may otherwise remain forgotten.… Read more