Skin Care Ingredients

Do you ever wonder what chemicals are found in those popular body sprays that we use everyday? Synthetic fragrances contain some of the most dangerous ingredients- causing allergy, irritation, watery eyes, nausea, mood changes, depression, irritability, anger, memory lapse, and more. Here is a simple recipe for an alternative:

Natural Body Spray:
1 tbsp. Witch Hazel
20 drops Essential Oils of Choice
1 cup Water

Combine ingredients, and pour into a spray bottle. Here’s a tip to try
different oil combinations to see what you like- hold open bottles in front of
your nose and move the bottles around while sniffing. You’ll get a good idea if
they go together or not. Be sure to share here what you like.

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Use Essential Oils to Combat Bacteria, Germs, Fungi and Mold

A frequently asked question is “what oils do what?”  Here is a list of essential oils and their qualities.

Oils to combat bacteria:  Cypress, eucalyptus, lavender, lemon, lime, majoram, melaleuca, peppermint, roman chamomile, rosemary, sage, sandalwood, wild orange, wintergreen.

Oils to combat virus:  Cinamon, clove eucalyptus, lavender, lemon, melaleuca, oregano, sandalwood, thyme

Oils to combat fungus:  eucalyptus, lavender, lemon, lemaleuca, pachouli, sage, sandalwood, thyme