Oily Tip Tuesday: Peppermint

Lindsay GrimesOils, Oily Tip Tuesday, Premium Starter Kit

Young Living offers over 70 single oils and 70 oil blends. That is a lot to choose from! So they have picked 11 of those oils to bundle together and sell at a huge discount in the Premium Starter Kit! For week two’s Oily Tip Tuesday, we will discuss Peppermint. Peppermint has a wonderful, refreshing, uplifting aroma and is very potent and pure. Just one drop delivers the effectiveness of 26 cups of pure peppermint tea! USES: – Highly regarded for soothing digestion – Supportive of the respiratory system – Promotes healthy intestinal function – May improve concentration and mental sharpness – Helps curb appetite – Enhances the flavor of food and water – Cooling spray for summer or times … Read More

DIY Summer Spray

Lindsay GrimesDIY, Oils

I’m so excited to share this DIY Summer Spray recipe today! Those flying annoyances love me and the summer time is especially bad. Normally, I’m covered, but with this summer spray, I haven’t had any problems! Plus, this recipe is chemical free and totally safe for me to spray on Carsen’s skin and clothes. This recipe is easy to make! You can have it finished in just a couple of minutes.   What You Need: – 10 drops Purfication essential oil* – 5 drops Lavender essential oil* – 5 drops Peppermint essential oil* – 1/4 teaspoon vegetable glycerin – 1.5 ounces witch hazel or vodka (I used vodka) – 2 ounces distilled water – 4 ounce spray bottle (I use … Read More

Oily Tip Tuesday: Lavender

Lindsay GrimesOils, Oily Tip Tuesday, Premium Starter Kit

For the next several weeks, I would like to give you some great information about each oil that comes in the Young Living Premium Starter Kit. Young Living offers over 70 single oils and 70 oil blends. That is a lot to choose from! So they have picked 11 of those oils to bundle together and sell at a huge discount. 90% of what people run into on an everyday basis could be addressed using these oils. Today let’s talk about Lavender. It takes 170 pounds of plant material for 1 pound of lavender oil. As a wholesale member/distributor, you can actually visit YL farms and participate in plantings and harvest. Lavender is the most adulterated of all essential oils, … Read More

DIY Lavender Linen Spray

Lindsay GrimesDIY, Oils

Quite possibly the easiest bottle of smelly goodness you will ever make! I love my linen spray and use it daily. I spray it on our sheets. I spray it on my son’s car seat. And I randomly spray it in the house and in the car. Lavender has a sweet, floral aroma that is soothing and refreshing. Lavender’s aroma is great for relaxing and winding down before bedtime; add to bath or diffuse to create a calming and comforting environment. Are you ready for the easiest recipe ever? What You Need: – 4 oz spray bottle (I use glass, because I’m working hard to move away from plastic) – Distilled water – Splash of witch hazel or vodka – … Read More

DIY Deodorant

Lindsay GrimesDIY, Oils

I’ve wanted to make my own deodorant for a long time, but never got around to it. I was too tired, too lazy, not enough time, chasing a 17 month old, didn’t have all the ingredients… the list could go on. But after I talked with my friend, Steph, on the phone the other day I decided to take the plunge. Now, let me say… I need quick and easy (giggle). I don’t have much time in the day to be mixing ingredients and being Betty the crunky homemaker. So my “recipes” aren’t complex. This DIY Deodorant is one I’ve seen many places. There are definitely recipes with more ingredients that are probably great (maybe even better because they use … Read More