Friday, December 27, 2019

Zendocrine detoxification blend

If you’re looking for a way to cleanse and support your body’s systems, then  Zendocrine may be just what you’re looking for.

The Zendocrine Detoxification Blend is composed of essential oils such as Rosemary, Cilantro, and Juniper Berry, which are known for their detoxifying properties, and other essentials oils like Tangerine and Geranium, which have purifying effects against unhealthy substances.

When combined, these essential oils work together to create a blend that rids the body of toxins and free radicals, while supporting the healthy function of many of the body’s vital organs, including the liver, colon, kidneys, lungs, and skin.

Scented Body Wash

Scented body wash is a fun way to wake up your senses in the morning or calm them down at night. Body wash can also provide valuable nourishment to your skin, if it contains the right ingredients. Try making this easy DIY Body Wash with essential oils.

Ingredients
8 ounce glass pump bottle
½ cup unscented castile soap
4 tablespoons vegetable glycerin
3 tablespoons Fractionated Coconut Oil
10 drops of your favorite essential oil

Recommended oils: For an uplifting body wash, try Citrus Bliss®, Peppermint, Grapefruit, Lime, or Eucalyptus.
For a relaxing body wash, try Lavender, doTERRA Serenity®, Bergamot, Geranium, or Roman Chamomile.

Note: Vegetable glycerin will help the body wash to be thicker, creamier, and lather better.

Instructions

  1. Combine ingredients into glass pump bottle.
  2. Add desired essential oil(s).
  3. Shake to combine. Note: Make sure to shake before each use, as the ingredients will separate.

Jalapeno and Goat Cheese Hummus Recipe

Spicy and fresh, this hummus is a perfect blend of goat cheese, jalapenos, and beans. With added essential oils, this dip is full of flavor and healthy ingredients. Serve with veggies, bread or chips.

Ingredients

2 cans white kidney beans
1–2 jalapenos, depending on your preferred spice level
2–ounce plain goat cheese
1 toothpick Cilantro oil
1–3 drops Lime oil
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon honey
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon pepper
1–2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1–3 tablespoons water for desired consistency

Instructions
  1. Preheat broiler. Place jalapenos on a baking sheet and rub with olive oil.
  2. Roast peppers under the broiler until jalapeno skin is blistered and blackened (about 5–10 minutes), turning with tongs periodically to ensure all sides are equally done.
  3. Remove jalapenos and place in a bowl and cover, allowing skin to steam and loosen, for about five minutes. Remove skins, tops, and seeds then roughly chop.
  4. Place all jalapenos, kidney beans, goat cheese, Lime oil, cumin, honey, salt, and pepper into the bowl of a food processor and pulse five to six times.
  5. Add a toothpick of Cilantro essential oil by dipping the toothpick into the oil and then swirling it into the dip.
  6. Pulse 10–15 times adding small amounts of olive oil until the desired consistency is reached.
  7. Taste and adjust seasonings to your liking.
  8. Store in the refrigerator but serve at room temperature with garlic crostini, veggies, whole grain chips, or pita slices.
Tip: You can substitute one teaspoon cumin in this recipe for one drop of Cumin oil, which is sometimes available as part of a limited time offer kit.

Saturday, November 30, 2019

Lemon eucalptus essential oil uses and benefits

Lemon Eucalyptus is one of our newest essential oils.
  • It offers amazing protection from mosquitos - it is 97% effective for up to 4 hours of application.
  • Add to a spray bottle to cleanse surfaces and refresh any room.
  • Diffuse it - it smells so bright and fresh!
  • Add one to two drops to the palm of your hands, rub together and inhale to uplift and brighten your day.
  • Add one to two drops of lemon eucalptus to your fabourite skin cleanser.
  • Blend three to four drops in fractionated coconut oil for a soothing uplifting massage.
  • Lemon eucalyptus can be used to destroy the biofilm around Candida albicans.
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Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Super creamy and warm, this soup is perfect for a cold winter day.

Ingredients
¼ cup medium diced onion
¼ cup medium diced celery
¼ cup small diced carrot
3 cups medium diced butternut pumpkin
2–3 cups chicken stock
½ cup double cream or evaporated skim milk
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon black pepper
2 drops Cardamom essential oil
2 drops Cinnamon Bark essential oil

Servings: 2

Directions
  1.  Roast first 4 ingredients in 175 degree Celcius oven; when nicely browned put in sauce pan.
  2. Add 2 cups chicken stock, double cream, salt and pepper.
  3. Simmer until just boiling, place in food processor.
  4. Puree until smooth, add more stock if needed for smooth, soupy texture.
  5. Add essential oils.
  6. Add more seasoning if needed. Serve hot.

DIY: Solid Perfume

It is easy to enjoy the many benefits of essential oils with this long-lasting Solid Perfume DIY. Simply add your favorite essential oil to the mixture and pour into a unique container for a personalized perfume.
 
Ingredients
2 tablespoons beeswax
2 tablespoons Fractionated Coconut Oil
20 drops of your favorite doTERRA essential oil or blend
 
Instructions
  1. Add beeswax and Fractionated Coconut Oil to glass jar.
  2. Place jar in saucepan with one to one and a half inches of boiling water.
  3. Stir ingredients until combined (about 5–10 minutes).
  4. Once melted, remove from heat and let rest for three minutes.
  5. Add essential oil and stir.
  6. Pour into containers.
  7. To use, apply small amount to skin. 
Note: Pour perfume into an empty locket or metal container for easy on-the-go access.


Saturday, November 2, 2019

DIY: Lip Gloss

Commercial lip gloss can contain artificial colors and fragrances. Make your own natural lip gloss that is easy, fun, and can be customized with your favorite color and essential oils.

Ingredients
¼ teaspoon white beeswax
¾ teaspoon Shea butter (or virgin coconut oil)
2 ¼ teaspoon castor oil
¼ teaspoon vitamin E oil
7 drops of your favorite essential oil
Pigment (such as organic beet root powder or mineral makeup)

Note: This is enough to fill two standard lip gloss tubes. You can find empty lip gloss tubes online and at local beauty stores.

Instructions
  1. Place all ingredients, except for essential oil, into a glass jar.
  2. Place jar in a saucepan with one to one and a half inches of boiling water.
  3. Once melted, remove and let cool for two minutes.
  4. Add essential oil.
  5. For color, add pigment and stir until combined. Note: Start with a little and add more until you get desired color.
  6. Using a dropper, transfer into the lip gloss containers. If it starts to get too thick, place glass jar back in warm water to melt.