How to use April's Gift with Purchase

How to Use April’s Gift with Purchase

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Spring is a time to reconnect to the planet, to shake off the buildup of winter and have a fresh start. With spring in full bloom, we’re focusing on cultivating a clean and essential lifestyle with April’s gifts!
We’ve got Lemon, Peppermint, and Tangerine essential oils to assist you in spring cleaning by helping get rid of sticky residue, Purification essential oil blend for sweeping unwanted odors out the door, a 250 ml room spray bottle for custom essential oil-infused spritzes to replace synthetic room fresheners, Lushious Lemon essential oil blend to capture the spirit of spring growth, Pine essential oil for synthetic-free DIY cleaning products, and Life 9 for probiotic support for healthy digestion.
Note: If you’re looking for any DIY supplies, check out the DIY Supplies List Resource for the exact items we use and recommend! 
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Lemon Essential Oil (100PV) Lemon is a household staple and one we use in so many different recipes! This bright, sunshine oil is lovely diffused!
  • Diffuse Lemon to neutralize unwanted odors and fill your space with its uplifting and refreshing aroma.
  • Add it to your floor, window, or multi-surface cleaning solutions for a boost of aroma and cleaning power.
  • Make a DIY Laundry Scent Booster:
  • Add it to dishwashing detergent to help clean and deodorize your dishwasher.
  • Make an Herbal Deodorizing Spray for pet beds, upholstered surfaces, car upholstery, etc!
    • To a 4oz glass spray bottle add
    • ¼ cup white vinegar
    • 25 drops Lemon essential oil
    • 15 drops Lavender essential oil
    • 5 drops Peppermint essential oil
    • Pinch sea salt or splash of witch hazel
    • Filtered water
    • Spray lightly onto surfaces to remove unwanted odors.
  • Use Lemon to remove stickers or sticky residue on surfaces. Simply drop onto the surface, allow to sit, then wipe clean. 
  • Spot treat laundry stains with Lemon. In a 30mL roller bottle add:
    • Just under half full with Thieves Dish Soap
    • 15 drops Lemon
    • Fill with Thieves Household Cleaner
  • Make a DIY Carpet & Rug Freshener
    • To an airtight glass jar add:
    • 1 cup Baking Soda
    • ½ cup Fine Sea Salt
    • 20 drops Lemon
    • 20 drops Purification or Tea Tree or more Lemon
    • Mix well. When ready to use, sprinkle over carpets and let sit for 10 minutes before vacuuming.
  • Whip up this simple DIY Linen Spray to bring a bit of spring to linens and upholstered surfaces:
  • Make DIY Scented Sachets to bring a crisp, happy aroma to any area of your home.
    • ½ cup uncooked rice
    • ¼ cup  High Quality Epsom Salt
    • 1 cup dried lavender buds or rose petals
    • Muslin cotton drawstring pouches, approximately 5 inches long by 4 inches wide
    • 40-50 drops Lemon
    • In a medium bowl, mix rice, Epsom salt, flower buds, and essential oil to thoroughly scent the mixture. Spoon mixture into your muslin pouch. Place anywhere you want to add a fresh scent. Refresh your pouch every 2─3 weeks by opening it up and adding more drops of essential oil.
  • Use in your skincare routine to spot treat blemishes or cleanse oily skin.
  • Try this T-Zone Roller (10mL):
    • 10-15 drops each Lemon, Lavender, Purification
    • Jojoba oil or carrier of choice
  • Use Lemon in your wellness routine:
    • Add to Epsom Salt for a detox soak. For every cup of salt add up to 15 drops Lemon. Pair with Oregano, Thieves, R.C. or other immune boosting favorites.
    • Apply with coconut oil to help with respiratory needs or add to a roller with R.C., Purification or Raven.
  • Make a Roaring 20s Wellness Roller (10mL):
    • 15-20 drops each Lemon, Geranium, Pine, Thieves, Frankincense
    • Carrier of choice
    • Roll over chest, throat, lymph nodes, along spine or on the bottom of the feet.
Purification Essential Oil Blend (190PV) Purification essential oil blend is a combination of Citronella, Lavandin, Lemongrass, Myrtle, Rosemary, and Tea Tree that is formulated for diffusing to neutralize and cleanse your home and work environment. It is also soothing to your skin for everyday irritations.
  • Add to wool dryer balls to give your laundry a bright-smelling boost.
  • Place a few drops of Purification on cotton balls and stash them anywhere that can use additional freshness: air vents, drawers, shoes, gym bags, rain boots, garbage cans, etc.
  • Drop Purification directly into areas that need some freshening - rain boots, forgotten laundry, diaper pails, etc.
  • Make a DIY Carpet & Rug Freshener
  • Make a DIY Laundry Scent Booster:
  • Use Purification in the car with Young Living's Car Vent Diffuser to fight lingering food and gym bag odors.
  • Add Purification to a glass spray bottle with water and spritz it on linens and/or add to Thieves Household Cleaner.
  • Use Purification to support healthy airways. This blend is full of wonderful puApply it topically to calm everyday skin irritations or use to spot-treat blemishes.
  • Try this T-Zone Roller (10mL):
    • 10-15 drops each Lemon, Lavender, Purification
    • Jojoba oil or carrier of choice
  • Indulge in this DIY Bath Soak for a little TLC:
  • Make this incredible DIY Hand Salve for soothing dry skin (not just hands!)
    • ½ cup Organic Olive Oil  (or 1 cup if not using arnica oil)
    • ½ cup organic arnica oil
    • 1 Tbsp shea butter
    • 2 Tbsp unrefined extra virgin coconut oil
    • 3-4 Tbsp beeswax pastilles
    • 40 drops essential oils: Purification, Frankincense, Lavender, Patchouli alone or in combination
    • Using a double boiler, place several inches of water in the bottom and place a bowl or pan on top. Turn the heat to low-medium and add the olive oil, shea butter, coconut oil & beeswax and allow it to melt, stirring gently.
    • Remove the bowl from the double boiler. Add Vitamin E oil and essential oils.
    • Allow the mixture to sit for a few minutes to cool but not harden, then pour into the small containers.
    • Essential oils to add for a masculine scent: Sandalwood, Vetiver, Idaho Blue Spruce
  • Make this Dry Skin Bath Soak! Adding oatmeal to the bath is helpful for more acute skin needs, especially for children.
  • Make this nourishing DIY Goat Milk Soap:
  • Give your skin and your joints some love with this Soothing ACV Bath Soak:
  • Add 5 drops to a large handful of massage oil and apply to the skin to support the airways. Or whip up a DIY Massage Oil:
    • 4oz pump bottle
    • 20 drops Purification essential oil
    • 10 drops Lemon essential oil
    • Carrier of choice
  • Diffuse this purifying oil to help cleanse and freshen your space
    • Morning Sunshine: 3 drops each Purification, Lemon, Jade Lemon, Tangerine
    • Happy Noses: 4 drops Purification, 3 drops each Lemon, R.C.
    • Fresh Laundry: 4 drops each Purification, Tangerine, Lavender
    • Travel Buddy: 4 drops each Purification, Thieves, 2 drops Lemon
Tangerine (190PV Subscribe to Save)
  • Add a few drops to unscented body wash or epsom salts in your bath for a luxurious soak.
  • Try this The Future is Bright roller blend:
    • 10 drops of each: Envision, Valor, Tangerine
    • Fill with carrier oil
    • Roll onto your wrists, heart, neck as often as desired
  • Indulge in this DIY Bath Soak for a little TLC:
  • Make this DIY Whipped Body Butter recipe: 
    • 1/2 cup coconut oil
    • 1/2 cup pure organic shea butter
    • 1 Tbsp Vitamin E oil
    • 20 drops Grapefruit
    • 25 drops Tangerine
    • Melt together coconut oil, shea butter and cocoa butter, then add in vitamin E oil and whisk. 
    • Refrigerate until almost half solidified, then use a mixer to whip for 1 to 2 minutes until a fluffy consistency is achieved. Add in essential oils then place in a glass jar.
  • Use Tangerine to make DIY Oil-Infused Shower Melts with a fresh, happy scent:
    • 1 Cup Baking Soda
    • 1/2 Cup High Quality Epsom Salt
    • 30 Drops Of Essential Oil(s)
    • Water (about 2-3 teaspoons)
    • Silicone mold
    • Pour the baking soda and epsom salt into a mixing bowl. Slowly add water, about 2 teaspoons, and mix well. If the mixture is not holding, add another teaspoon of water. Add essential oil(s) of your choice and mix well. Scoop into silicone molds and let sit overnight. Remove and store in an airtight container.
    • To use, simply place a shower melt on the floor of the shower near the water but not directly in the stream. Enjoy!
  • Make a refreshing room spray:
  • Whip up this simple DIY Linen Spray to bring a bit of spring to linens and upholstered surfaces:
  • Add Tangerine to wool dryer balls for a floral, spring aroma.
  • Diffuse this fresh citrus oil alone or with just about anything!
    • Citrus Burst: 4 drops each Tangerine, Lemon, Grapefruit, Lime
    • Deep Breath: 4 drops each Tangerine, R.C., Thieves
    • Push Pop: 5 drops Vanilla, 4 drops Tangerine
    • Stay Calm: 4 drops Tangerine, 3 drops Lavender, 2 drops Roman Chamomile
Peppermint Essential Oil Blend (190PV Subscribe to Save) Peppermint is a natural cross between water mint and spearmint that has a crisp, fresh aroma and many household uses! 
  • Add 5 drops to a large handful of massage oil and apply to the skin to relax tired muscles. Or whip up a DIY Massage Oil:
    • 4oz pump bottle
    • 20 drops Peppermint essential oil
    • 10 drops Cypress essential oil
    • Carrier of choice
    • Other optional additions: Lavender, Copaiba, Northern Lights Black Spruce
  • Use Peppermint to make DIY Oil-Infused Shower Melts with a fresh, crisp scent:
    • 1 Cup Baking Soda
    • 1/2 Cup High Quality Epsom Salt
    • 30 Drops Of Essential Oil(s)
    • Water (about 2-3 teaspoons)
    • Silicone mold
    • Pour the baking soda and epsom salt into a mixing bowl. Slowly add water, about 2 teaspoons, and mix well. If the mixture is not holding, add another teaspoon of water. Add essential oil(s) of your choice and mix well. Scoop into silicone molds and let sit overnight. Remove and store in an airtight container.
    • To use, simply place a shower melt on the floor of the shower near the water but not directly in the stream. Enjoy!
  • Indulge in this DIY Bath Soak for a little TLC. Bonus points for journaling, reading a motivational book or goal setting while you soak:
  • Make this Floral Bath Soak for a little self care and to give tense or tired muscles some TLC: 
  • GIve your tired feet some love with this Invigorating Peppermint Foot Scrub
    • 2 Tbsp Organic Sugar
    • 1 Tbsp Organic Olive Oil
    • 2 Tbsp Raw Honey
    • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
    • 3 drops Peppermint
    • 2 drops Lemon (optional)
    • Mix ingredients well then rub onto feet. Wrap feet with warm damp towels and let sit for 5 minutes. After 5 minutes remove the towel and wipe off the scrub. Follow with moisturizer if desired.
  • Get ready for summer with this DIY After Sun Spray
  • Try this Rosemary Mint Hair Mask
    • ¼ cup avocado oil
    • 10 drops Rosemary
    • 5 drops Peppermint
    • Optional: 5 drops Cedarwood (great for growth)
    • Mix well and apply on hair starting at the ends. Let sit for up to 10 minutes then shampoo and condition as normal.
  • Make a refreshing room spray:
  • Add to wool dryer balls for crisp, fresh laundry.
  • Add a fresh twist to your Thieves Cleaner:
    • 16oz glass spray bottle
    • 1-2 capfuls Thieves Household Cleaner
    • 20 drops Peppermint
    • 10 drops each Lemon, Tangerine
    • Filtered water
  • Make a Mattress & Upholstery Spray to use when you change the sheets or anytime a surface needs a little freshening:
    • 16oz glass spray bottle 
    • 1-2 tsp Thieves Household Cleaner
    • 20 drops each Peppermint, Lavender, Eucalyptus Radiata, Tea Tree
    • Filtered water
  • Make a DIY Commode Spray
    • 8 ounce glass spray bottle
    • 4 teaspoons vegetable glycerin
    • 6 teaspoons rubbing alcohol
    • Approximately 6 ounces distilled water
    • 2 teaspoons Thieves Household Cleaner
    • 30-40 drops each Peppermint, Eucalyptus Radiata essential oils OR oil(s) of choice
    • Combine essential oils and vegetable glycerin in spray bottle. Add rubbing alcohol and Thieves Household Cleaner; mix well. Fill to the top with distilled water. Shake well until thoroughly combined. Store on the back of the commode for easy use!
  • Diffuse this crisp, fresh oil all month long:
    • Empowered: 5 drops Peppermint, 4 drops Lemon, 3 drops Jade Lemon
    • Simmer Down: 4 drops Peppermint, 3 drops Frankincense, 4 drops Lavender
    • Calm & Confident: 4 drops each Peppermint, Rosemary, Eucalyptus
    • Freshen Up: 4 drops Peppermint, 3 drops Lemon, 2 drops Tangerine, 2 drops Cinnamon Bark
Room Spray Bottle (250PV)
  • Take your favorite essential oil and essential oil blends with you with these rollers! Simply add your desired essential oil(s), top with a carrier and roll on as desired.
  • Room Spray blends:
    • Fresh Laundry: 15-20 drops each Purification, Tangerine, Lavender
    • Citrus Burst: 20 drops each Lemon, Tangerine, Grapefruit, Bergamot
    • Freshen Up: 20 drops each Lemon, Peppermint
    • Goodnight Moon: 20 drops each Lavender, Tangerine, Vanilla
Lushious Lemon Essential Oil Blend (250PV) This take on one of our tried and true oils is a favorite, especially during the spring! Lemon meets Lemon Myrtle, Ylang Ylang, Spearmint, and Eucalyptus Globulus for a perfect mix that is bright, fresh and clean.
  • Place a Lushious Lemon-infused cotton ball in the refrigerator, bathroom drawer, or trash can. This method (or diffusing) is better and more versatile than any candle.
  • Add some sunshine to your cleaning. Whip up a ‘Lushious Lemon’ Cleaner! To 16oz glass spray bottle  add:
    • 15 drops Lushious Lemon essential oil blend
    • 1-2 capfuls Thieves Household Cleaner
    • Fill with water and gently invert to mix.
    • Use on any and all surfaces!
  • Upgrade your kitchen & bath scrub with a lemon-y twist! To a glass jar add:
    • ½ cup Baking Soda
    • 10 drops Lushious Lemon oil blend
    • 1-2 Tbsp Thieves Cleaner
  • Diffuse this bright, happy blend in all the rooms in your house (or in your office or car!)
  • Whip up a simple mattress + upholstery spray with a lemony twist!
    • 16oz glass spray bottle 
    • 1-2 tsp Thieves Household Cleaner
    • 20 drops Luscious Lemon oil blend
    • Fill with water
    • Spray on upholstered surfaces to refresh as desired!
  • Give your shower a citrus-y boost with DIY Lushious Lemon Shower Steamers!
    • 1 cup Baking Soda
    • 1/4 cup to 1/3 cup distilled water
    • 25 drops Lushious Lemon oil blend
    • Silicone mold
    • Add the baking soda to a glass mixing bowl and add 1/4 cup distilled water to the consistency of damp sand. Add water if needed
    • Add essential oil and continue to stir til well mixed, then scoop into a silicone mold. Use the back of a spoon or your fingers to compress the mixture to  ensure there are no air pockets
    • Allow to dry in molds overnight. Once completely dry, remove from the molds and store in a glass jar.
    • To use: Place the steamer on your shower floor (out of direct water flow) and inhale the bright scent of Lushious Lemon!
  • Create your own unique bath gel! Simply add Lushious Lemon oil blend to the Young Living Bath and Shower Gel Base for a unique scent that the conventional stores can’t beat!
  • Make a Keep Calm + Shine On roller for a daily perfume
    • 20 drops Lushious Lemon
    • 10-15 drops each Bergamot, Tangerine, Grapefruit
    • Carrier of choice
  • Whip up a citrusy DIY Massage Oil:
    • 4oz pump bottle
    • 20 drops Lushious Lemon essential oil
    • 10 drops Tangerine essential oil
    • 10 drops Lavender essential oil
    • Carrier of choice
  • Make this Floral Bath Soak for a little self care and to give tense or tired muscles some TLC:
  • Make this DIY Whipped Body Butter recipe: 
    • 1/2 cup coconut oil 
    • 1/2 cup pure organic shea butter 
    • 1 Tbsp Vitamin E oil 
    • 50 drops Lushious Lemon
    • Melt together coconut oil, shea butter and cocoa butter, then add in vitamin E oil and whisk. 
    • Refrigerate until almost half solidified, then use a mixer to whip for 1 to 2 minutes until a fluffy consistency is achieved. Add in essential oils then place in a glass jar. 
  • Make this incredible DIY Hand Salve
    • 1 cup Organic Olive Oil
    • 1 Tbsp shea butter
    • 2 Tbsp unrefined extra virgin coconut oil
    • 3-4 Tbsp beeswax pastilles
    • 50 drops Lushious Lemon
    • Using a double boiler, place several inches of water in the bottom and place a bowl or pan on top. Turn the heat to low-medium and add the olive oil, shea butter, coconut oil & beeswax and allow it to melt, stirring gently.
    • Remove the bowl from the double boiler. Add Vitamin E oil and essential oils.
    • Allow the mixture to sit for a few minutes to cool but not harden, then pour into the small containers.
  • Make this nourishing DIY Goat Milk Soap:
  • Give your tired feet some love with this Relaxing Foot Scrub
    • 2 Tbsp Organic Sugar 
    • 1 Tbsp Organic Olive Oil 
    • 2 Tbsp Raw Honey 
    • 1 tsp Lemon Juice 
    • 5 drops Lushious Lemon
    • 3 drops Peppermint
    • Mix ingredients well then rub onto feet. Wrap feet with warm damp towels and let sit for 5 minutes. After 5 minutes remove towel and wipe off scrub. Follow with moisturizer if desired.
  • Use Lushious Lemon to make DIY Oil-Infused Shower Melts with a fresh, crisp scent
    • 1 Cup Baking Soda 
    • 1/2 Cup High Quality Epsom Salt  
    • 30 Drops Of Essential Oil(s)
    • Water (about 2-3 teaspoons)
    • Silicone mold  
    • Pour the baking soda and epsom salt into a mixing bowl. Slowly add water, about 2 teaspoons, and mix well. If the mixture is not holding, add another teaspoon of water. Add essential oil(s) of your choice and mix well. Scoop into silicone molds and let sit overnight. Remove and store in an airtight container.
    • To use, simply place a shower melt on the floor of the shower near the water but not directly in the stream. Enjoy!
  • Diffuse this sweet citrusy blend any time of day! It’s wonderful alone and pairs well with tree oils like Cypress, Northern Lights Black Spruce or Cedarwood.
Pine Essential Oil (300PV) Pine’s aroma is reminiscent of the Japanese tradition of forest bathing and provides a refreshing, uplifting scent that is versatile and joyful. 
  • Use Pine in DIY cleaning products for a fresh, sparkling home. Add 20 drops to Thieves Cleaner (option to add 20 drops of Lemon as well)
  • Make a DIY Wood Polish
    • 1 cup Olive Oil 
    • 5 drops Pine essential oil 
    • 5 drops Lemon essential oil
  • Make a DIY Mattress & Linen Spray to use every time you make the bed or change the sheets
    • To an 8oz glass spray bottle add:
    • 1 tsp Thieves Household Cleaner
    • 20 drops each Eucalyptus, Lavender
    • 10 drops each Tea Tree, Pine
    • Fill with distilled water and invert to gently mix.
  • Make a DIY Laundry Scent Booster.
  • Make these DIY Cleaning Fizzies for the bathroom or kitchen:
    • 1 cup baking Soda
    • ½ cup citric acid
    • ½ cup cornstarch
    • 4 teaspoons water
    • 20 drops each Lemon, Pine
    • Optional 10 drops Thieves
    • 3 teaspoons V-6 Vegetable Oil Complex or other carrier
    • Silicone mold  
    • Step 1) In a large bowl, combine all dry ingredients and mix evenly.
    • Step 2) In a separate bowl, combine water, essential oils or blends, and V-6.
    • Step 3) Pour liquids into the large bowl and mix together until combined.
    • Step 4) Use the mixture to fill an ice cube tray or candy mold about three fourths full. If the mixture expands and spills over the mold, gently repack into the mold.
    • Step 5) Let sit overnight to dry in a room temperature area. When dry, pop tablets out and store in a glass jar.
    • To Use: When needed, put a tablet in the toilet bowl, hard-to-clean bottles, or sink full of dishes to help clean and deodorize. Let sit in the bowl, bottle, or sink for 20–30 minutes to fizz and dissolve. Once dissolved, flush or rinse out.
  • Make a DIY Carpet & Rug Freshener
    • To glass jar add: 
    • 1 cup baking soda
    • ½ cup salt
    • 15-20 drops each Pine, Lemon
    • Mix well. When ready to use, sprinkle over carpets and let sit for 10 minutes before vacuuming.
  • Make an Herbal Deodorizing Spray for pet beds, upholstered surfaces, car upholstery, etc! To a 4oz glass spray bottle add
    • ¼ cup white vinegar
    • 20 drops Pine essential oil
    • 10 drops Lavender essential oil 
    • 10 drops Tangerine essential oil
    • 5 drops Peppermint essential oil
    • Pinch sea salt
    • Filtered water
    • Spray lightly onto surfaces to remove unwanted odors. 
  • Use this earthy tree oil blend to make DIY Beeswax Candles to fill your home with warmth - and make a few for your friends and neighbors!
  • Take a relaxing epsom salt bath with Pine. Add 20 drops to 1 cup epsom salt and soak in warm water.
  • Make these Detox Bath Salts::
    • 1 cup magnesium flakes
    • ½ cup Epsom Salt
    • 20 drops Pine essential oil
    • 10 drops Lavender
    • 10 drops Geranium
    • Optional: 10 drops Thieves essential oil
    • Optional: dried lavender, rose buds, rosemary
    • Add to a glass jar and mix well. If gifting or storing add ¼ cup baking soda or Himalayan salt to help prevent clumping. 
  • Make this Ultimate Skin Healing Balm
    • To about 1/4 jar of Rose ointment add:
    • 10 drops Pine
    • 8 drops Helichrysum
    • 8 drops Myrrh
    • 4 drops Frankincense
    • 4 drops Lavender
    • Apply to needed area(s) 2-5 times a day. Frequency and consistency are crucial for these big needs!
  • Make a simple cuticle oil! This also makes a great gift and pairs well with the Gardener's Hand Salve:
    • 1½ teaspoons V-6 Vegetable Oil Complex
    • 10 drops Pine essential oil
    • 5 drops Frankincense essential oil
    • Add all the above to an empty 15 ml essential oil bottle and add an AromaGlide Roller Fitment. Roll onto your cuticles anytime, anywhere.
  • Add 5 drops to a large handful of massage oil and apply to the skin to relax tired muscles. Or whip up a DIY Massage Oil:
    • 4oz pump bottle
    • 20 drops Pine essential oil
    • 10 drops Peppermint essential oil
    • 10 drops Cypress essential oil
    • Carrier of choice
  • Diffuse this fresh oil all month long:
    • Roaring Twenties: 5 drops Pine, 3 drops each Lemon, Geranium 
    • Cozy Home: 3 drops each Pine, Vanilla, Tangerine, CInnamon Bark
    • Welcome Home: 4 drops Pine, 3 drops each Tangerine, Lemon, Grapefruit
    • Refresh & Renew: 4 drops Pine, 6 drops Citrus Fresh

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