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Homemade Mouthwash

* 4 oz. Water * 4 oz. Vodka (vodka may be substituted for water OR a pure rosemary tea infusion) * 4 teaspoons Liquid Glycerine (available at many drug stores), optional – simply sweetens the mouthwash * 10-12 drops Peppermint or Spearmint Essential Oil * 5 drops Myrrh (optional – Myrrh can assist in mouth […]

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For Fresh Breath

Unpleasant mouth odor is often the result of a coating on the tongue, not on the teeth. When you brush your teeth, don’t forget to brush your tongue as well. You can easily make an antiseptic mouthwash with tea-tree and peppermint essential oils that will not only freshen your breath but also fight against gum […]

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Natural Tooth Whitener

* 2 tablespoons dried sage leaves * 2 tablespoons sea salt 1. Preheat oven to 250F. Using a spice grinder or a mortar and pestle, grind the salt and sage together. 2. Spread mixture evenly on a baking sheet and bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes. Allow to cool, then stir to blend. 3. […]

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Colored Lip Gloss

This is an excellent way to use up lipstick that is too dark. * 1 teaspoon grated beeswax * 1/2 teaspoon lipstick * 1/2 teaspoon petroleum jelly Melt the ingredients in a small can placed in boiling water. Stir it well and pour it into a small jar. Free PDF Health Ebook…!

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Chamomile Lip Balm

This is a very soothing formula that has real “staying” power. * 1/2 tsp. Macadamia Nut oil * 1/2 tsp. Jojoba oil * 1 tsp. lanolin * 1/2 tsp. Cocoa butter * 1/2 tsp. Beeswax * 1/2 tsp. Chamomile flowers (dried) In a double-boiler, melt 1/2 tsp. Macadamia Nut oil, 1/2 tsp. jojoba oil, 1/2 […]

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Citrus Lip Gloss

Adapted from Natural Beauty Basics, by Dorie Byers, R.N. (Vital Health Publishing, 2001). This make-it-yourself Citrus Lip Gloss tastes lick-your-lips delicious with both tangerine and lemon essential oils offering their benefits and flavors. Tangerine essential oil is a bit of an aphrodisiac, so it is nice to wear out on a special date. The essential […]

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Naturally Delicious Lip Gloss Recipes

Recommended Essential Oils: Geranium Palma Rosa Lemon Orange, Mandarin, other citrus oil Rose Lavender Peppermint, spearmint German Chamomile Healing Lip Gloss Base: 1 oz Beeswax 2 Tbsp Sweet almond oil 10 drops Jojoba Oil 5 drops Carrot Oil (optional) 1 Capsule Vitamin E Melt the beeswax in a double-boiler and then add the almond oil, […]

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Cinnamon Mouth Wash

Add 10 – 15 drops of cinnamon essential oil to a cup of water. Shake before each use. This deceptively simple recipe is actually quite effective since cinnamon is antiseptic and antibacterial. It also is the best essential oil to use for garlic breath. WARNING! Cinnamon Essential Oil can be highly irritating. Patch test before […]

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Natural Breath Fresheners

1) Chew fresh parsley to sweeten the breath. 2) Chew fennel seeds to freshen the breath. 3) Chew anise seeds to freshen the breath. 4) Chew a few peppermint or spearmint leaves or drink a cup of peppermint tea 5) Add 1 drop of myrrh oil to 1 cup of cooled, boiled water. Use as […]

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