My Personal Recipes


Toothpaste
(2 oz)
Mouthwash
Gargle
(8 oz)
Body
Splash
Deodorant
(12 oz)
After
Shave
(6 oz)
Pain
Reliever
Insect
Repellent

(3 oz)
Benefits
Properties
Instructions - Select an adequate-sized glass container to store the final mixture
- Melt desired amount of Coconut Oil until liquid
- Add listed drops of Essential Oils
- Stir in Calcium Carbonate & Baking Soda until it becomes a paste-like consistency
- Let cool until it hardens for use but can be used even if it's soft; just stir to make sure it is well mixed before brushing.
- Brush with a pea-size amount on toothbrush or finger
- Rinse with Mouthwash or water and spit it out
- use jar/bottle with a leak-proof lid and shake to mix thoroughly before every use
- swish/gargle 1-2 tablespoons for 1 minute then spit out
- add listed ingredients to a store-bought bottle of [alcohol-free preferred] Witch Hazel
- shake bottle to mix contents before use
- use on hair while showering or bathing in place of, or addition to, shampoo
- spashed on those "sweaty areas" after toweling off
- pat off excess Body Splash with the towel (or paper towel)
- add listed ingredients into a clean 2-pint glass jar or bottle with a tight fitting lid
- thoroughly mix everything together as each ingredient is added
- put mixture/container in a dark, cool place for 2–4 weeks to allow ingredients to blend
- shake bottle to mix contents before using as you would a commercial brand
- Mix listed essential oils with a Carrier Oil (coconut, olive, almond, etc.) in a glass or metal container
- Massage a dime-size amount into the affected areas
- Add ingredients to a clean 4 ounce spray bottle
- Don't fill bottle completely to make room to shake mixture each time as essential oils do not dissolve in the water and will separate within a few minutes
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Cautions - Do Not Swallow
- your mouth may be sensitive to some oils
- Do Not Swallow
- your mouth may be sensitive to some oils
- your skin may be sensitive to some oils - your skin may be sensitive to some oils - your skin may be sensitive to some oils - Generally, it is best to spray on your clothing and not directly on your skin which may be sensitive to some oils
- Some essential oils may stain fabric
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Options - The longer the mixture sits, the stronger it will become. So, if a milder scent is preferred, begin using it sooner. Simply check on the fragrence from time to time and use when it's to your liking. - substitute Coconut Oil for another desired Carrier Oil (olive, almond, jojoba, etc.)
- use any combination, or all, of the listed essential oils
- use in conjunction with Cayenne Pepper, Ginger Root and Turmeric (curcumin) dietary supplements to treat pain and inflamation associated with osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia.
- select any other combination of these Essential Oils for a specific pest
- to add more varieties of oils, divide the number of drops by the number of the desired oils. To be less strong of a mixture, use fewer drops. Be sure to keep the total percentage of essential oils under 15% of the total mixture for safety
- add .5 ounces of jojoba oil for its moisturizing properties
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Baking Soda 1 Part 1 Tsp 1 Tbsp - kills odor-causing bacteria
- whitens teeth
- Other Uses & Benefits
Calcium Carbonate Powder
(food grade)
2 Parts 2 Tbsp - used instead of fluoride to help remineralize tooth enamel
- mild abrasive to whiten teeth
- Other Uses
Coconut Oil 1 Part 1 Tsp - Uses & Cures
Hydrogen Peroxide 1/3 Cup - First Aid treatment
- fights bad breath
- whitens teeth
- Other Uses
Rum (spiced) 2 Tbsp - anti-microbial
- increases bone mineral density
- Other Benefits & Uses
Water (filtered or distilled) 1/3 Cup 2 oz - Filtered contains Healthful Minerals
- Distilled removes contaminants
Witch Hazel
(Alcohol-Free^)
1/3 Cup 12 oz 6 oz 1 oz - effective natural astringent
- effective natural deodorant
- Other Uses & Benefits
Arnica* 2 - Pain-Relieving
- Inflammation-Reducing
- Other Benefits
Bergamot* 3 - Benefits & Uses
Black Pepper* 3 - contains both antioxidant and antibacterial properties
- it can prevent wrinkles and reduce skin irritation
Chamomile* 2 - Benefits & Uses
Cinnamon* 2 8 3 5 - antibacterial, antifungal, antimicrobial properties to combat gum disease, tooth decay-causing bacteria and odor-causing bacteria
- effective at treating skin conditions such as acne because of its antimicrobial capacity
- sweet and spicy scent
Clove* 2 8 3 - antimicrobial, antifungal, antiseptic, antiviral, aphrodisiac, stimulating
Cypress* 3 2 - Benefits & Uses
Eucalyptus* 2 8 3 20 - used for cleaning & deodorising
- found commonly in cough drops, toothpaste, and decongestants
- has antibacterial effects on pathogenic bacteria
Frankincense* 2 - Benefits & Uses
Helichrysum* 2 - Benefits & Uses
Juniper* 2 - Benefits & Uses
Lavender* 3 2 20 - insect repellent
- antibacterial
- relieves pain
- Other Benefits
Lemon/Lemongrass* 2 8 3 2 - antiseptic
- strengthens gums
- helps to whiten teeth [during brushing]
- fights odor
Myrrh* 2 - antiseptic to clean and heal wounds
- help stop bleeding
- Other Benefits & Uses
Orange* 4 8 8 2 - fights plaque, tartar and stains on teeth
- decreases wrinkles and improves complexion
- sweet, citrus scent
Oregano* 2 8 3 - strong anti-fungal, antibacterial, antioxidant, antiviral, and anti-parasite compounds that can promote healing of inflamed gums while fighting the infection
Parsley* 3 - its deodorizing effect of the chlorophyll neutralizes body odor
Peppermint* 2 8 3 2 20 - antimicrobial to help freshen bad breath
- anti-diarrheal
Pimenta Racemosa (Bay)* 25 - improves sleep
- relieves depression
- treats flu symptoms
- treating dandruff
- Other uses and Info
Rosemary* 4 8 3 2 - a disinfectant, killing bacteria that generates plaque, bad breath, cavities and other mouth diseases, as well as eradicating plaque that already exists
- contains antibacterial properties that fight build up of body-odor-causing bacteria on the skin
Sage* 3 - helps reduce activity in the sweat glands - one of the main causes of body odor
Sandalwood* 3 2 - mild astringent to induce minor contractions (to help stop bleeding) in soft tissues, such as gums and skin
Tea Tree* 2 8 3 - kills bad bacteria and soothes inflamed skin/gums
- antibacterial properties that make it an effective natural deodorant
Thyme* 2 8 3 20 - Made up of 20-54% thymol, an antiseptic used to medicate bandages before modern antibiotics. The active ingredient in some all-natural, alcohol-free hand sanitizers
Vanilla* 6 - provides a sweet, soft scent
- promotes healthy skin
- reduces anxiety
Wintergreen* 2 - helps ease muscle joint and bone pain
- a natural headache remedy
- Cold and Flu Treatment
- Other Benefits

* Drops of other Essential Oils can be added or substituted as desired for taste, fragrance or medicinal properties. Always research precautions for using essential oils.

^ It is recommended that oil "extracts" (generally used in baking/cooking) not be used in oral/mouth/dental applications because they may contain alcohol which can cause bad breath.

See Also:
P4T Personal Care Page
P4T Insect Repellent Page
P4T Essential Oils Page