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Bath Bombs with Essential Oils-Homemade Christmas Gift idea

Just got this great Christmas gift idea from a friend.  My friend Brandi writes: "Hey I made these bath bombs and used DoTerra oils (Serenity and Peppermint), gave them as gifts and were a HUGE hit. Plus I tried them and they feel amazing in the water. I keep thinking that you need a copy of the recipe in case you have a use for it. You may already have something similar but thought I would shoot it over to you just in case. Giving more of them this holiday to my family. :-) "

Thank you Brandi! I decided that we all need a copy of this great idea!  Enjoy :)

Bath Bombs 1 cup Baking Soda
1/2 cup Citric Acid
1/2 cup Corn Starch 1/4 cup Oats, that have been ground in blender (optional) 2 1/2 tbsp Olive Oil
3/4 tbsp Water
1/2 to 1 teaspoon of Essential Oil (Lavender, Peppermint, Frankincense something to promote relaxing with a nice aroma)
1/4 tsp Vitamin E oil (antioxidant which preserves the oils)
1/4 teaspoon Borax (an emulsifier) Witch Hazel in spray bottle (small amount) Mix first 3 (an…

Lemon Essential Oil

LEMON-My favorite tips from doTERRA Intl"s FB fans:

Lemon in my water all day long, in herbal tea, or just to smell for a pick-me-up mood boost.

I have not even received my kit yet --but have been adding one drop of lemon oil to my water as I sip at my desk job --I do think it lifts my spirits and is refreshing too. Also added ONE drop to my new electric Mop to steam clean my hard wood floors. My 16 year old son liked the scent so much....he cleaned the entire house!

I love using lemon to get patches off scout shirts! I have 5 boys in scouts and am forever moving patches around and changing shirts. goof off used to be my goto, but it would leave such a nasty smell and a horrible sticky mess. I used lemon and the patch was off in minutes with no sticky mess or nasty smell! LOVE LEMON!!!

I use it in my water, and LOVE to clean with it. 1/2 peroxide, 1/2 distilled water and few dr
ops of lemon. We use this to clean everything the floors, counter tops, toilets and so on :)

I have use…