9 Lavender Essential Oil Recipes!

Jun 19, 2015 | Health & Wellness


Natural Laundry Freshener

4 drops wild thyme essential oil

4 drops lavender essential oil

Add to laundry machine while the water is filling the drum. Allow drum to fill ½ full before adding clothes




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Powerful Air Freshener

4 drops wild thyme

3 drops pine needle

2 drops lemon or lavender

Drop onto a scent ball pad and diffuse



Lavender Moth Sachet


Moth-Away Sachet

Cedar chips or wood shavings

3 drops each lavender and geranium essential oils

5 drops each lemon and pine essential oils

Optional: Dry lavender flowers, clean pine needles, or 1 drop patchouli.

Combine all ingredients and place in a muslin bag.




Lavender Pore Tightening Mask

Lavender Pore Tightening Mask for Oily Skin

2 teaspoons bentonite clay

2 teaspoons witch hazel

1 egg, lightly beaten

2 drops lavender essential oil

1 drop wild thyme essential oil

Mix the witch hazel and bentonite clay to make a paste.  In separate bowl, beat the egg lightly. Add to the paste. Apply to face and leave for 10 minutes. Rinse off with cold water.


Lavender Essential Oil Hand Soap


Safer Antibacterial Hand Soap

4 ounces unscented liquid soap (castile)

2 ounces aloe Vera gel

2 ounces purified water

2 teaspoons vegetable glycerin

1 tablespoon and 1 teaspoons vegetable oil

40 drops lavender

15 drops wild thyme

38 drops pink grapefruit

20 drops bergamot

18 drops red mandarin

1 teaspoon jojoba oil

Combine ingredients and store in a ceramic soap pump dispenser.





Three Relaxing Evening Baths

3 drops lavender               5 drops lavender               2 drops geranium

3 drops sandalwood  or  3 drops ylang-ylang

3 drops bergamot             1 drop rose        3 drops clary sage






Rosemary Lavender Milk Bath

½ Cup powdered buttermilk

½ cup nonfat powdered milk

¾ cup fine sea salt

½ cup Dead Sea salt

25 drops lavender essential oil

12 drops wild rosemary essential oil

Combine essential oils with fine sea salt in a glass bowl. Stir with a wooden spoon to distribute oils evenly through the salt. Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Store in a glass container. Use about 1/3 cup of the mixture for each bath. Add dried lavender for additional color. This recipe makes bath salts for 6 or 7 baths.




Relaxing Blue Bath Salts

4 drops neroli

3 drops sweet marjoram

3 drops lavender

¼ cup Epsom salts

¼ capsule super algae

Combine all ingredients. Makes enough for 1 bath. Two tablespoons of glycerin can also be added to this recipe to prevent the skin from becoming too dry.


lavender bath oil

Forest Fresh Body Moisturizer and Gentle Bath Oil

2 ounces NSP massage oil

4 drops ylang-ylang essential oil

2 drops sandalwood essential oil

3 drops pine needle essential oil

2 drops clary sage essential oil

1 drop lavender essential oil

Combine ingredients in a 2 ounce amber bottle. Add 1 teaspoon to a running bath. The oils will adhere to your skin as you enter and leave the bath. Use additional oil on wet skin immediately after bathing, before toweling dry.

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