The Best Massage Oil for Cold and Flu Season!
Reduce aches and congestion by using this wonderful massage oil!
Cold and Flu Season Super Massage Oil:
4 ounces of your favourite carrier oil (almond oil or grape seed are very nice)
20 drops of eucalyptus essential oil
20 drops of lavender essential oil
5 drops peppermint essential oil
Pour into a bottle (preferably dark coloured glass) mix well and massage 2 to 3 teaspoons on chest and back to relieve congestion and reduce the achy feeling that comes with colds and flu.
Deter Head Lice and Other Critters with 100% Essential Oil
Sadly, back to school might have your children bringing home some hitchhikers in their scalp.
The following blend of 100% essential oils will rid them of these little critters.
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15 drops Eucalyptus Essential Oil
20 Drops Tea Tree Essential Oil
10 drops Thyme Essential Oil
Mix with 3 ounces of grapeseed oil or a light olive oil and massage into your little one’s scalp.
Another critter-ridder: you can also make a spray from 2.5 ounces of distilled water and one half ounce of witch hazel (available at any drug store)