Not All Coconut Oil And Essential Oils Are Created Equal- Things To Know !


Many people are quite familiar with coconut oil and essential oils together as a package deal. Many beginner kits you purchase come with a small selection of versatile essential oils, a diffuser of some kind and fractionated coconut oil. Fractionated coconut oil is a wonderful and simple carrier oil to get started with. Coconut oil has been growing in popularity for so many things, from cooking, bulletproof coffee and teeth pulling. 

Let’s take a deeper look at the 2 types and benefits of using coconut oil and things you should look for when purchasing coconut oil for your essential oils as a carrier oil.



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SOLID COCONUT OIL


LIQUID COCONUT OIL


Use coconut oil and essential oils to create your own roller bottles


Here are some of my go to essential oil roller bottle recipes that I have used coconut oil in.

I like to use this 10 ML roller bottles and I will add 2 teaspoons of coconut oil and about 10 drops of essential oils to a roller bottle. If you are using a roller bottle on a child I could cut the essentials oils down to 5 drops at the most and add extra coconut oil to the bottle.  Make sure you always add a label to your essential oil roller bottle so you can remember the recipe for when you want to make another refill.

Allergy Relief Roller Bottle

Use this allergy relief roller bottle on Wrists, Chest, and back of neck to support your allergy symptoms.

Headache Relief Roller Bottle

Use this headache relief roller bottle on the back of your neck and temples and massage in.

Focus and Concentration Roller Bottle

Overworked Muscle Roller Bottle

Varicose Veins Roller Bottle

How to use solid coconut oil and essential oils together to create beauty products

This is the really fun part for me about essential oils is creating things. I love to play with essential oils with my daughter. Together we create fun bath bombs, lotion bars but we also create practical things we can use that are natural and safer for us than purchasing things in the store like homemade deodorant or bug spray and we also save money by not purchasing commercial products and by creating our own. Plus I love the quality time we spend together and that I’m teaching my children about health, financials and having fun doing it.  Here are just a few of the simple ways I’ve used solid coconut oil and essential oils to create beauty products that I believe you can use yourself or also give away as gifts to teachers, dance instructors or as mother and father's day gifts as well that children can make.

DIY Chest Congestion Rub

For full instructions on how to make this rub, check out this article

Peppermint Lotion Bars

Whipped Body Butter

The key to getting this body butter nongreasy is mixing it in a kitchen mixer for about 8 minutes to break down the fat molecules into smaller bits so they can absorb better into your skin.

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