As a mom, my purse (or beach bag!) is always equipped with my DIY summertime must-haves. Whether it’s too much sun or scraped knees, there’s always an essential oil combo I have on hand. Here are my top five favourites.
PS. For younger kids, remember to dilute based on their size. See my blog here on essential oil safety for littles.
Tip: Try making your own chemical-free sunscreen. Get my DIY Sunscreen here.
Tip: You can also apply 1 drop of peppermint to the bottoms of the feet or back of neck for the same results.
Tip: Try doterra’s ZenGest for stubborn motion sickness. Apply to the abdomen as needed.
First things first, you’re going to want to make my all natural homemade bug spray. Next you’ll need a bug bite soothing stick. Helpful for all types of bites and stings.
Tip: Do NOT use essential oils to remove ticks. Please use a proper tick removal tool.
Tip: Can also be sprayed on to the bandage portion of the band-aid.
SAFETY TIP: Citrus oils are photosensitive and direct exposure to the area should be avoided for 12 hours after applying topically. The following doterra oils are considered photosensitive: Aromatouch, Bergamot, Easy Air, Citrus Bliss, Cumin, Elevation, Grapefruit, InTune, Kumquat, Lemon, Lime, On Guard, Purify, Smart & Sassy, Sunny Citrus, Tangerine, Wild Orange, Zendocrine, Cheer, Motivate, Forgive
Remember, as a Certified Essential Oil Practitioner, I’m here to make sure the essential oils you’re looking for are the best fit for you and your family. I’d love to answer any of your questions about essential oils or help you get them at wholesale prices. Book a complimentary class with me here.