Make this Yuletide Spirit Spray Mist recipe to use as a handcrafted herbal gift for family and friends this holiday season.
Yuletide Spirit Spray Mist Recipe
This essential oil blend makes a wonderful room mist; spray it on the Christmas tree (or in the room as an air freshener) to keep that fresh, evergreen scent throughout the holiday weeks.
• 15 drops fir
• 10 drops orange
• 4 drops frankincense
• 3 drops rosemary
• 2 drops atlas cedar
• 2 drops vanilla
• 3 drops bay laurel
• 1 drop peppermint
• 1 drop cinnamon
1. Add all of the oils to a 3- or 4-ounce spray bottle and fill with water. Shake well before spraying. Makes 3 to 4 ounces.
Mindy Green is an herbalist, aromatherapist, educator, and writer. She is also an esthetician, a consultant to the natural products industry, and director of education at the Herb Research Foundation in Boulder, Colorado. She is the author of Calendula (Keats, 1998), Natural Perfumes (Interweave, 1999), and co-author of Aromatherapy: A Complete Guide to the Healing Art (The Crossing Press, 1995).
Read more about making herbal holiday gifts: Homemade Holiday Gifts: Herb and Aromatherapy Recipes.