From homemade hand creams and body oils to DIY shampoos and conditioners, here are The Untrained Housewife’s best recipes for making your own beauty products.
June 10-16th is Aromatherapy Awareness Week. Aromatherapy is one of the most enjoyable complementary therapies, and essential oils are natural, concentrated home remedies for many everyday health problems. Use them in massage, baths, oil burners and vaporizers, compresses, steam inhalations, and homemade beauty products. 10 Ways to Use Essential Oils at Home: 1. Do […]
A bath can be much more than just a relaxing way to end the day. If you use herbs or essential oils in the bath, the warm bath water will open the skin’s pores, and the therapeutic and medicinal properties of the oils and herbs are easily absorbed to benefit the body and mind. An […]
Spice oils and citrus oils are some of the best essential oils to use during the fall and the winter, when the weather gets colder and the days get shorter. Together, spice and citrus oils make great blends for essential oil burners. If using oils in a bath, add up to 6 drops of essential […]
Aromatherapy baths may make you think of relaxation, but if you are low on energy, try these energizing bath blends. Making your own bath oils is easy; you need just a few essential oils and a good aromatherapy book to start experimenting. The following blends are only suggestions. The basic dilution is a total of […]