The Holiday season
is at its peak and we are all on the starting block, ready to invade
the malls and run around frantically to find the perfect gift for everybody.
So, for this Holiday
season issue I'll share with you my passion and gift: the tools to
customize personalized aromatherapy blends for your loved ones. These
unique fragrant "goodies" will fit perfectly the needs of the person(s)
you cherish the most, therefore allowing them to attain harmony in
a very enjoyable way!
Become the apprentice
alchemist this Christmas, and enjoy the preparation of fragrant potions!
Easy to make, it won't take all of your precious time. Nothing is worth
more than a gift made with love and care and created especially for
someone special! For these Holidays, allow your creativity to unfold
and make your gifts unique!
You will find
the following supplies in any natural food store:
- Empty bottles
(cobalt or amber)- 2oz.
- Essential oils
- Carrier oils
(sweet almond, jojoba, etc...)
- Tulle fabric
- Organdy ribbon
- Recycled paper
(for the labels)
is as follows:
- Start by preparing
your essential oil blend in the bottle
- Then fill up
the bottle with the carrier oil
- Write your personalized
label and tight it with the ribbon.
- Wrap your bottle
with the Tulle!
holistic aromatherapy blends! It is a lot of fun and so rewarding to
create unique aromatherapy blends for the person you love! In order
to become an accomplished alchemist, there are certain rules to follow
when you are an amateur in the field:
- Use the same
dosage for each essential oil.
- Use between
10 to 15 drops for a 1oz. bottle.
- Don't mix contradictory
essential oils (such as energizing with relaxing)
- But one important
rule is: listen to your inner voice and let your intuition unfold.
Take your time and let the scent of the essences impregnate your senses.
Now I am going
to introduce you to seven essential oils and let you play with them!
(these blends can be used as bath/body oil and/or anointed on the specific
Chakras as mentioned)
- Lavender: Harmonizing,
balancing, blends well with most of the other essential oils. Great
for the skin, it is also a good stress reliever! For all the Chakras.
- Chamomile roman:
Relaxing, calming, excellent when fears are present. It corresponds
to the 3rd Chakra.
- Orange: Uplifting,
it brings joy and pure happiness. It blends well with Chamomile, Lavender,
Peppermint. It corresponds to the 2nd Chakra.
Energizing, cooling, good for mental clarity. It blends well with
Lavender and Orange.
Spiritual, allows inner peace. It blends well with Orange, Ylang Ylang,
and Lavender. It corresponds to all the Chakras.
- Ylang Ylang:
Sensual and sexual, it is the most Yin of the essential oils! It corresponds
to the 2nd Chakra. (mixed with 2 drops of Cinnamon, it makes a wonderful
Once you're done,
write the recipe on the recycled paper and make a little hole to slide
the ribbon into it. Wrap the bottle with tulle and gather the ends
on top of the bottle. Tie it with your ribbon.
I hope you enjoy
it as much as I do!
was created by Françoise Rapp to combine the science of alchemy with
the healing power of aromas. Françoise is considered a pioneer in her
field, an alchemist and an exceptional fragrance designer. She holds
the gift of healing and custom blending which has existed in her family
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