How to use May's gift with purchase

How to Use May’s Gift with Purchase

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This month’s gifts will fill your home with the floral scent of May flowers. Break out a bottle of spring freshness with Lemongrass’s fresh scent or BLOOM essential oil blend’s sophisticated aroma. Revel in your hair’s natural shine and your skin’s natural glow with lush Geranium Bourbon. Dab rich Vanilla on your wrists or neck for a soft, sweet personal fragrance. Carry your favorite spring scents in your pocket or purse with an elegant amethyst roller. Here are some of our favorite ways to use these oils!


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Lemongrass Essential Oil (190PV)
  • Lemongrass is bright, crisp and fresh, which makes it perfect for spring and summer. Use this cleansing oil in your skincare routine, your cleaning DIYs and diffuse it all season long! 
  • Add to wool dryer balls to give your laundry a bright-smelling boost.
  • Place a few drops of Lemongrass on cotton balls and stash them anywhere that can use additional freshness: air vents, drawers, shoes, gym bags, rain boots, garbage cans, etc.
  • Drop Lemongrass directly into areas that need some freshening - rain boots, forgotten laundry, diaper pails, etc.
  • Use Lemongrass to remove stickers or sticky residue on surfaces. Simply drop onto the surface, allow to sit, then wipe clean. 
  • 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 Lemongrass
    • 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.
  • Make a DIY Carpet & Rug Freshener
  • 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 Lemongrass essential oil
    • 15 drops Lavender essential oil
    • 10 drops Lemon essential oil
    • Pinch sea salt or splash of witch hazel
    • Filtered water
    • Spray lightly onto surfaces to remove unwanted odors.
  • Make a DIY Laundry Scent Booster:
  • Make a refreshing room spray:
  • Upgrade your kitchen & bath scrub with a lemon-y twist! To a glass jar add:
    • ½ cup Baking Soda
    • 10 drops Lemongrass
    • 1-2 Tbsp Thieves Cleaner
  • Whip up this simple DIY Linen Spray to bring a bit of spring to linens and upholstered surfaces:
  • Add Lemongrass to a glass spray bottle with water and spritz it on linens and/or add to Thieves Household Cleaner.
  • Use Lemongrass to support healthy airways. Mix with coconut oil for a chest rub. Or whip up a DIY Breathe Massage Oil:
    • 4oz pump bottle
    • 20 drops Lemongrass essential oil
    • 10 drops Lemon essential oil
    • Carrier of choice
  • Apply 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, Lemongrass
    • Jojoba oil or carrier of choice
  • Diffuse this purifying oil to help cleanse and freshen your space
    • Fresh Laundry: 3 drops each Lemongrass, Lavender, Jade Lemon, Tangerine
    • Happy Noses: 4 drops Lemongrass, 3 drops each Lemon, R.C.
    • Breathe Easy: 4 drops each Lemongrass, Frankincense, Lavender
    • Spa Day: 4 drops each Lemongrass, Eucalyptus, 3 drops Peppermint
Geranium bourbon (190PV Subscribe to Save)
  • This uplifting floral oil is wonderful for everything from brightening the skin to supporting the immune system to being an all-star in DIYs! 
  • Apply topically and wear it as a natural perfume, alone or in combination with other essential oils. 
  • Add a few drops to BLOOM skin care products as part of your daily routine to promote a natural glow. 
  • Combine with Citronella essential oil and water or alcohol-free witch hazel to make a pleasant-smelling outdoor spray. 
  • Apply or diffuse it during prayer, meditation, or yoga for an aromatic element that enhances your practice and helps create an uplifting atmosphere.
  • Add Geranium to your beauty DIYs like this Floral Sugar Scrub
    • 1 cup organic sugar
    • ½ cup coconut or olive oil
    • 15 drops Orange
    • 10 drops Grapefruit
    • Mix together. Add more oil to desired consistency, then mix in essential oils. Use on lips, hands, feet - anything you desire! 
  • Make a T-zone roller to use on oily areas of skin or to spot treat problem areas or acne!
    • 10mL roller bottle
    • 20 drops Geranium
    • 10 drops Lemon
    • 10 drops Manuka or Tea tree
    • Fill with jojoba oil
  • Make this Skin Brightening Serum:
    • 20 drops Geranium Bourbon
    • 30 drops Frankincense
    • Fill with jojoba oil or argan oil
    • Optional: 15 drops Lavender for oil-prone skin
    • Other great add-ins: BLOOM, Manuka, Blue Tansy, Myrrh
  • Make this Flower Garden perfume roller (10mL):
    • 20 drops each Lavender, Grapefruit
    • 15 drops Orange
    • 10 drops Geranium Bourbon
    • Fill with carrier of choice 
  • Use Geranium in your wellness routine. Try this Roaring 20s roller (10mL):
    • 25 drops each Geranium Bourbon, Frankincense, Idaho Blue Spruce
    • Fill with carrier of choice
    • Other great add-ins: Lemon, Pine, Thieves
  • 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 Lemongrass essential oil
    • 15 drops Lavender essential oil
    • 10 drops Geranium essential oil
    • Pinch sea salt or splash of witch hazel
    • Filtered water
    • Spray lightly onto surfaces to remove unwanted odors.
  • Diffuse this floral oil to cleanse the air and uplift the spirits.
    • Anthropologie: 4 drops Idaho Blue Spruce, 3 drops each Grapefruit, Geranium Bourbon, 2 drops Orange
    • Flower Garden: 5 drops Lavender, 4 drops Geranium Bourbon, 3 drops Grapefruit
    • Keep Calm: 4 drops Geranium Bourbon, 3 drops Roman Chamomile, 3 drops Frankincense
    • Front Porch: 4 drops Geranium Bourbon, 3 drops Citronella, 3 drops Lemongrass, 2 drops Lavender
BLOOM essential oil blend (250PV)
  • This oil blend is chock full of incredible oils for skincare and hydration, plus it smells incredible! Vetiver, Blue Cypress, Davana, Royal Hawaiian Sandalwood, Clove, Jasmine, Carrot Seed, Spearmint, Geranium, and Sacred Frankincense combine to create a luxurious, sophisticated scent that you will love!
  • Add a few drops to unscented body wash or epsom salts in your bath for a luxurious soak.
  • Add a drop to your daily moisturizer or make a Daily Glow Serum:
  • Make this DIY Whipped Body Butter recipe: 
    • 1/2 cup coconut oil
    • 1/2 cup pure organic shea butter
    • 1/8 cup cocoa butter
    • 1 Tbsp Vitamin E oil
    • 20 drops BLOOM
    • 15 drops each Grapefruit, 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.
  • Make this Floral Bath Soak for a little self care and to give tense or tired muscles some 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: BLOOM, 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:
  • Diffuse this fresh blend alone or with just about anything!
    • Citrus Burst: 4 drops each BLOOM, Tangerine, Grapefruit
    • Flower Garden: 4 drops each BLOOM, Tangerine, Lavender
    • Keep Calm: 5 drops Vanilla, 4 drops BLOOM
    • Grounded: 4 drops BLOOM, 3 drops each Lavender, Roman Chamomile
Vanilla Oleoresin (300PV)
  • Use Vanilla in DIY cleaning products for a warm, inviting scent. Add 20 drops to Thieves Cleaner (option to add 20 drops of Lemon as well)
  • 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 Vanilla, Lavender
    • 10 drops each Tangerine, Grapefruit
    • Fill with distilled water and invert to gently mix.
  • Use this inviting oil 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 Vanilla. Add 20 drops to 1 cup epsom salt and soak in warm water.
  • Add Vanilla to your perfume rollers as a low note to add warmth.
    • Geranium, Neroli, Royal Hawaiian Sandalwood, Vanilla, Orange
    • Vanilla, Lavender, Frankincense
    • Northern Lights Black Spruce, Vanilla, Tangerine, Bergamot, Geranium
    • Valor, Vanilla, Frankincense, Tangerine
    • Neroli, Jasmine, Vanilla
  • Make this Creamsicle Body Polish:
    • 1 cup brown sugar
    • 1 cup coconut oil
    • 2 tbsp Vitamin E oil
    • 5 drops each Vanilla, Tangerine, Grapefruit
    • Combine all ingredients in a metal or glass container, use in the shower to exfoliate & moisturize! 
  • Make this Whipped Chocolate Body Butter:
    • 1/4 cup virgin coconut oil
    • 1/8 cup pure organic shea butter
    • 1/8 cup cocoa butter
    • 1 tablespoon Vitamin E oil
    • 10 drops Vanilla oil per jar
    • Optional: 5 drops Peppermint per jar for a Mint Mocha flavor
    • Small glass jars
    • 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 glass jars. 
  • Make these Detox Bath Salts:
    • 1 cup magnesium flakes
    • ½ cup Epsom salt
    • 20 drops Vanilla essential oil
    • 10 drops Lavender
    • 10 drops Geranium
    • Optional: 10 drops Lemon 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 Vanilla
    • 8 drops Helichrysum
    • 8 drops Myrrh
    • 4 drops Frankincense
    • 4 drops Geranium
    • Apply to needed area(s) 2-5 times a day. Frequency and consistency are crucial for these big needs!
  • Make a simple cuticle oil! 
    • DIY Roll-on Cuticle Oil
    • 1½ teaspoons V-6 Vegetable Oil Complex
    • 10 drops Vanilla essential oil
    • 5 drops Lavender 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.
  • Diffuse this warm, happy oil all month long:
    • Simmer Down: 5 drops Vanilla, 3 drops each Valor, Tangerine 
    • Warm Hug: 4 drops each Grapefruit, Vanilla, Lavender
    • Welcome Home: 4 drops Pine, 3 drops each Tangerine, Vanilla, Grapefruit
    • Refreshed: 4 drops Vanilla, 6 drops Thieves
Amethyst Roller (300PV)
  • This beautiful roller bottle with amethyst stones is perfect for creating a one of a kind blend for yourself or for a gift! Here are some of our favorite combinations or try one of the perfume blends with Vanilla listed above!
    • BLOOM, Tangerine, Lavender
    • Geranium, Lavender, Idaho Grand Fir, Tangerine
    • Vanila, Lavender, Ylang Ylang
    • Geranium, Northern Lights Black Spruce, Vanilla, Orange
    • Neroli, Jasmine, Vanilla

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