in Aromatherapy – The Journey Continues
2002 LH White, AKA Athena
am again, the inexperienced aromatherapist, ready to share her latest
caper with you!
so it’s not REALLY a caper, but more another experiment born out of the
desire of several co-workers to recapture the wonderful feeling of being
on the beach.
always have people at my\ desk spraying whatever bottle I have present on
that day. Some of them
actually asked if I would create a body spray for them (no accounting for
taste, huh?). I gave them a
short list of what oils I had on hand, and everyone of them chose coconut,
and tangerine. Hmmm, do I
detect a pattern forming? I
couldn’t just leave well enough alone; I HAD to ask them why they wanted
those particular scents together. Answers
ranged from, “I don’t know” to “It’s the beach!”, but all 4
women thought that tangerine and coconut would be the perfect mood lifter.
broke out my supplies and began to work. Some
had more tangerine than coconut and vice versa.
However, I added another ingredient as well, just to give the spray
greater depth. The ‘secret
Really, I am not lying! Tangerine
and Coconut oils do smell wonderful when blended, but when I added the
Vanilla, it became (if I do say so myself) absolutely divine.
is a guideline for the mixture:
drops coconut oil
drops tangerine oil
drops vanilla oil
in mind, that if you want a stronger tangerine scent rather than coconut,
then reverse the number of drops used.
You can eliminate vanilla all together if that is not a scent that
you particularly care for.)
the above essential oils in a two-ounce bottle, swirling them until they
are thoroughly mixed. Then,
using a funnel, carefully add just under two-ounces of distilled water.
I say carefully, because if you pour too fast, you will overflow
the bottle and lose some of your oils (yes I know this from experience!).
with a pump spray and you are good to go!
Shake well before each use, as the oils do tend to settle in the
welcome your questions and comments – feel free to send them to me at firstname.lastname@example.org