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Spring Recipes & DIYs

Updated: Mar 27, 2023

With its cool breezes and sunshine-filled days, Spring is a time of renewal and a fresh spirit. After a long winter, we are ready for a little spring refresh! We're brightening the atmosphere in our homes with citrusy diffuser blends, giving our bodies the support they need with supplements and oral sprays, and focusing on the sunshine and light with daily self care practices and mindfulness. Fill up your diffusers, grab an uplifting roller blend and dig into these tips, tricks, recipes and DIYs for the upcoming season.

Springtime Wellness

Spring is a time of such beauty with blooming flowers and trees, and it can also be a time of acute respiratory needs! Make these simple sprays and rollers to give yourself some help and make this season much easier on your nose.

Changing Seasons Oral Spray

This little bottle will be your springtime companion! Applying oils topically and diffusing are great health habits, but there is even more benefit to using oils as dietary supplements. Try out this Changing Seasons Oral Spray to give your respiratory system a little TLC this season!

Raindrop Oral Spray

Sometimes our defenses need a little extra boost, and this combination of oils is our go-to when we need something a little ‘more.' The Raindrop Massage Technique is a powerful health tool, so we're using that same combination of oils on, around, and in our bodies when we need it!

  • 10mL glass spray bottle

  • 1 drop each Oregano Vitality, Thyme Vitality, Peppermint Vitality, Basil Vitality

  • 2 drops Lemon Vitality, Orange Vitality

  • Splash Olive Oil

  • Filtered Water Add all ingredients into a spray bottle and shake well. Spritz into your mouth daily or as desired. Note: this one may tingle a bit, similar to OTC throat sprays.

Raindrop Roller

The Raindrop Massage Technique is a powerful health tool, so we love using that same combination of oils on, around, and in our bodies when we need it. This roller is an easy way to harness the power of Raindrop with easy application.

DIY Nasal Rinse

Grab your Neti-pot and whip up your own oil-infused sinus rinse!

  • 10 drops Lavender essential oil

  • 15 drops Copaiba essential oil

  • 8 Tbsp of ultra fine salt (unprocessed, no iodine) Mix well and store in a sealed glass jar. To use, dissolve 1 tsp of salt mixture into 1&1/2 cups of distilled water (or water from a Berkey filter or boil and cool some water), then add to your Neti pot and use as needed.

DIY Season's Change Capsules

Make using your Vitality oils easy with this simple hack!

  • 2oz glass dropper bottle

  • 30 drops each Lavender, Lemon, Peppermint, Copaiba Vitality

  • Olive oil to desired dilution (about 2 Tbsp) When you're ready to make a capsule, fill an empty vegetable capsule with a dropperful of the blend and take as desired.

Sinus Support Steam Pot

When you're needing some relief from the pressure that spring can cause your sinuses, give this tried and true trick a go!

  • Bowl of very hot, steaming water

  • 2-3 drops Peppermint Essential Oil

  • 2-4 drops Dorado Azul Essential Oil Add essential oils to the water (start with the lower end and add more as desired). Place a towel over your head and sit with your head above the steam bath to open the airways.

Happy Noses Roller

This is a great roller to use anytime you need some sinus relief, but it is really lovely after doing the sinus steam pot!

  • 10mL roller bottle

  • 20 drops each Dorado Azul, Idaho Blue Spruce

  • 10 drops DiGize, R.C.

  • 5 drops Peppermint Roll over the sinus cavities as desired. Take care when using near the eyes and dilute more if desired. If you get it too close to your eyes, simply apply coconut oil over the area.

Beauty & Self-Care DIYS

Healthy Hair Recovery Spray

This simple DIY spray packs a big punch with hair loving oils like Cedarwood, Rosemary, Lavender and Sandalwood.

  • 30 drops each Rosemary, Cedarwood, and Lavender

  • A bottle of Royal Hawaiian Sandalwood Hydrosol

  • Add essential oils to the RHS Hydrosol and invert to gently mix.

  • Shake well before using, then apply to the scalp in the morning and evening and brush through with a dry brush. Continue using twice a day for 3 months.

DIY Glow Serum

Ditch all the other moisturizers and serums because this one is the game-changer! Apply morning and evening for healthy, glowing skin. (PS - CBD Beauty Boost has been nicknamed ‘Botox in a Bottle' so you know it's good!)

DIY Vitamin C Facial Toner

Vitamin C and Geranium are a dynamic duo when it comes to brightening the skin. Try out this simple toner as we head into the warmer months!

  • 2oz glass dropper bottle

  • 1&1/2 tsp Organic vitamin C powder

  • 5 drops Geranium essential oil

  • 3 Tbsp distilled water

  • Splash alcohol-free witch hazel (optional for more oil-prone skin) Mix vitamin C powder into the water until dissolved, then add Geranium and top with a splash of witch hazel (optional). Use morning and evening or as desired. Store up to 2 weeks at room temperature or longer in the fridge.

Orange Creamsicle Body Scrub

This simple DIY leaves your skin silky smooth and its dreamy winter scent is perfect for the winter days. Follow with the DIY Body Butter for smooth, happy winter skin!

  • 1/4 cup organic fractionated coconut oil

  • 3/4 cup organic cane sugar

  • 15 drops Orange or Tangerine essential oil

  • 10 drops Vanilla oleoresin Mix Orange & Vanilla with fractionated coconut oil in a glass container, then add organic cane sugar to the bowl and stir until combined. To use, massage into skin in a circular motion and rinse well. After exfoliating, moisturize with the DIY Present TIme Body Butter.

Present Time Body Butter

Take care of your skin with this simple, customizable DIY Body Butter. We love mixing floral oils like Neroli, Jasmine or Geranium with spruce and tangerine!

  • 8-12 ounce glass container glass container

  • 1/2 cup solid refined, organic coconut oil

  • 1/2 cup organic mango butter (or a mix of shea butter and mango butter)

  • 1/2 cup organic jojoba oil

  • 10 drops Idaho Blue Spruce essential oil

  • 15 drops Neroli or Geranium essential oil

  • 20 drops Tangerine essential oil

  • OR use 45 drops of Present Time Essential Oil Blend Place coconut oil and shea butter in a bowl and whip with a handheld or stand mixer until fluffy and smooth. Slowly add in the jojoba oil, then the essential oils, mixing as you add. Whip for about five minutes or so. The longer you mix, the fluffier it will become!

Spring Home Refresh

Tis the season to freshen up your space and do a little spring cleaning. These simple citrus-infused DIYs will make your spring cleaning a lot more enjoyable!

DIY Lushious Lemon Room Spray

DIY Spring Garden Hand Soap

  • Foaming hand soap bottle or recycle a YL one!

  • 2 Tbsp Liquid Castile Soap

  • 15 drops each Bergamot, Lavender, Lemon

  • 10 drops Rosemary, Geranium or Joy

  • 1 tsp Vitamin E oil Add essential oils, Vitamin E oil and Castile Soap to the bottle, then top with water leaving 1" at the top

Spring Breeze Thieves Cleaner

We love switching up our cleaner scents for spring, and this blend is perfect for all the blooming flowers!

  • 16oz glass spray bottle

  • 1-2 capfuls Thieves Household Cleaner

  • 20 drops each Lavender, Peppermint, Lemon

  • 10 drops Basil or Rosemary

  • Filtered water Add ingredients to the spray bottle, then gently invert to mix. Use to clean any surfaces daily as desired!

Lushious Lemon Thieves Cleaner

Add a fresh citrus twist to your Thieves Household Cleaner!

  • 16oz glass spray bottle

  • 1-2 capfuls Thieves Household Cleaner

  • 30 drops Lushious Lemon Essential Oil Blend

  • 15 drops Vanilla Oleoresin

  • Filtered water Add ingredients to the spray bottle, then gently invert to mix. Use to clean any surfaces daily as desired!

DIY Cleaning Fizzies

What are cleaning fizzies? Think of them as your cleaning sidekick. They can tackle the toilet bowl for you or help you knock out that sink full of dirty pots and pans. Best sidekick ever! Homemade cleaning fizzies are easy to make and even easier to use.

  • 1 cup baking soda

  • ½ cup citric acid

  • ½ cup cornstarch

  • 4 teaspoons water

  • 40 drops Lemon essential oil or Thieves or Citrus Fresh essential oil blends

  • 3 teaspoons V-6 Vegetable Oil Complex

  • Ice cube tray or candy mold

In a large bowl, combine all dry ingredients and mix evenly. In a separate bowl, combine water, essential oils or blends, and V-6. Pour liquids into the large bowl and mix together until combined. Use mixture to fill ice cube tray or candy mold about three fourths full. If mixture expands and spills over mold, gently repack into the mold. Let sit overnight to dry in room temperature area. When dry, pop tablets out and store in a glass jar. To Use: place a tablet in the toilet bowl, hard-to-clean bottles, or sink full of dishes to help clean and deodorize. Let sit in bowl, bottle, or sink for 20–30 minutes to fizz and dissolve. Once dissolved, flush or rinse out.

Spring Candle Dupes

We ditched the toxic scented candles for oils years ago, so here are our top candle-inspired favorites for spring! To make any of these combinations into a roller blend, triple the number of drops, add oils to a 10mL roller bottle and add carrier of choice.

Spring Vitality Recipes

Add a hint of spring to your favorite dishes with some of these Vitality recipes.

Lavender Collagen Latte

This latte not only tastes lovely, it can help with those springtime blooms as well! Lavender Vitality is a great choice when the pollen begins to fly.

  • 12 ounces brewed, strong organic coffee

  • 1/4 cup milk of choice

  • 1T organic maple syrup (add more to taste)

  • 1 scoop Inner Beauty Collagen

  • 1 drop Lavender Vitality essential oil

  • Optional: electric milk frother

Grab your favorite coffee mug and line the bottom with maple syrup, about 1T. Pour the brewed coffee on top and stir gently to mix. Add the milk and essential oil to the frother, and wait while it warms. When ready, pour the milk into your coffee, top with a sprinkle of cinnamon and a small drizzle of maple syrup or a small sprinkle of raw sugar if desired!

Lemon Herb-Infused Olive Oil

Use these creations to spice up your cooking, dip your warm bread in, or as a finishing touch to salad dressing, roasted meats, or fish!

  • 10 ounces olive oil

  • 2 drops Rosemary Vitality essential oil

  • 4 drops Lemon Vitality essential oil

  • 2 drops Basil Vitality essential oil

  • Handful of freshly sliced lemons

  • Handful each of rosemary and basil

Pour the olive oil into a big pot or saucepan. Keep on low heat until it starts to bubble. Mix in the herbs and let it cook until the oil is fragrant. Be sure not to brown the herbs. Turn off the heat and let the oil cool. Add the drops of Vitality oil into the mixture. (Remember, less is more. Vitality oils can be potent, so start with fewer drops and add more for a bolder flavor.) Funnel the mixture into the bottles.

Citrus Vinegar

  • 12 ounces white wine vinegar

  • 1 small grapefruit

  • 1 small lime

  • 1 small orange

  • Orange Vitality essential oil

  • Lime Vitality essential oil

  • Grapefruit Vitality essential oil

Slice your favorite fruit and put it in a 16-ounce bottle or jar. Pour vinegar into a saucepan and bring to a simmer. Pour hot vinegar into your bottle or jar over the fruit. Let it stand at room temperature for 8 hours. Add Vitality essential oil. Shake well before using.

Make sure to download these fun spring labels to use for your recipes!

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