Monday Make A – Yule Gift Ideas To Make

November 30, 2009 at 11:00 am (Basket, Bath Stuffs, Christmas, Crafts, Herbs, Magic, pagan, Witch, Yule)

Bath Salts

You’ll Need:

  • 2 cups sea salt
  • 1/2 cup epsom salt
  • 6 drops lavender EO
  • 4 drops orange EO
  • 3 drops ylang-ylang EO
  • large mixing bowl /NOT metal
  • plastic spoon
  • air-tight container

Directions:
Combine all ingredients in bowl. Mix well. Pour mixture into container.

To Use:
Pour 1/4 cup into warm bath
Yields 2.5 cups of Bath salt

* feel free to adjust amount of Essential Oils to suit.*

Ginger Cinammon-Salt Body Scrub by "AJ"

You’ll Need:

  • 1 cup sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup almond oil or olive oil

Mix all ingredients together, then place in pretty containers to give as gifts…

To Use: Gently rub over your damp skin (except  your face) to slough off dry skin. Rinse with warm water. This body scrub has the fresh, invigorating scents of both ginger & cinnamon!!!

 

Herbal Soap Balls
Wystira’s Herbal Journal – orginal author unknown

You’ll Need:

  • 1/4 c. boiling water
  • 5 drops essential oil (Chamomile, Lavender, Peppermint, Rosemary, Sage or Thyme)
  • 2 c. Ivory or castille soap – shredded
  • Plastic wrap

Pour boiling water over herbs.  Add 5 to 6 drops essential oil. Steep 15 minutes.  Reheat till bubbly and pour over soap.  Mix well with hands and let stand 15  minutes.  Mix again and divide into 3 or 6 parts, rolling each into a ball.  Place on plastic warp and dry for 3 days.

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