Do-It-Yourself Essential Oils Uses For Travel
The do-it-yourself essential oils uses for traveling are endless. From germ fighting when staying at hotels or flying across the country to keeping the car smelling fresh on those family road trips. We've listed some of the most popular methods you can implement into your everyday life below.
Combine 24 drops Thieves with 2 oz water in a spray bottle. Mist in front of the air-conditioning unit, on the bed covers, sheets, pillowcases or even on public toilets when in a hotel to help combat germs. Shake well before each use.
Keep the car smelling nice
Try an electric car diffuser. Add 2-4 drops Lime, Edens Garden Joy, Edens Garden Balance, Edens Garden Spring Garden or Edens Garden Uplift to the pad provided and insert the pad into the diffuser.
Circulatory leg rub for long trips
Add 9 drops of Edens Garden Muscle Relief to 1 tbsp of a carrier oil and massage onto legs or achy areas to keep circulation moving and help prevent blood clots.
Fear of flying
Combine 2 drops Chamomile, 2 drops Spike Lavender and 1/2 oz of a carrier oil. Take with you on planes to help calm yourself (make sure that you comply with the 3-1-1 TSA regulations for traveling with liquids). Place a small amount of the mixture on your wrist and inhale.
Combine 4 drops Peppermint with 1/2 oz of a carrier oil. Massage the mixture over the abdomen area in a clockwise direction. Alternatively, add 15 drops to an inhaler.
Travel buddy blend
To a 10 ml roller bottle, add 1 drop each Lavender, Grapefruit, Peppermint and Ginger. Fill to the shoulder of the bottle with a carrier oil. Roll on wrists, temples and collarbones. Also, apply during air travel to allay the symptoms of jet lag.
Quiet the queasiness
When traveling by car, apply 2 drops Spike Lavender and 2 drops Peppermint to cotton balls and place on back and front window ledges. These will help prevent nausea and also act as a calmative.
Calming commuter’s spray
Combine 1 drop Clary Sage, 1 drop Geranium, 3 drops Spike Lavender, 1 drop Peppermint and 1 oz water in a spray bottle. Shake well and spritz car interior prior to commute or during traffic jams. Fantastic for home and office use.