This therapeutic blend has a softly sweet, floral-fruity aroma known to relieve anxiety and calm the nerves. It acts as a muscle relaxant, easing tight, tense muscles and often inducing deep sleep. This oil is the perfect addition to the evening bath or to use during a massage when you have nowhere to go afterward except to the Land of Nod.
Recommended for: all skin types, even oily
Use: as desired
Follow with: moisturize body after bath or shower if necessary
Prep time: approximately 10 minutes
Blending tools: shake bottle prior to use
Store in: glass bottle or plastic squeeze bottle
Yield: approximately 1 cup
1 cup jojoba base oil
40 drops Roman chamomile essential oil
40 drops ylang-ylang essential oil
- Combine all ingredients in a storage container.
- Tightly cap the bottle, and shake the mixture vigorously.
Note: If storage area is cold, jojoba oil will harden. To soften before use, simply leave at room temperature for an hour or so, or set the bottle in a shallow pan of hot water for 10 minutes.Recipes excerpted from Organic Body Care Recipes © 2007 by Stephanie Tourles. Illustration © 2007 by Kate Quinby. All rights reserved.
No refrigeration is required, but for maximum fragrance and potency, please use within 2 years.
Application tips: For bath oil add 2 teaspoons to running water. For application as a body oil following a shower or for massage, use as needed.