Adapted from Organic Body Care Recipes by Stephanie Tourles (Storey Publishing, 2007).

This Balm is absolute heaven! You can’t help but be lured into dreamland when you take a deep whiff of this citrus-floral dream enhancer. These essential oils are said to open channels for peaceful dreaming and creative visualization while aiding in the relaxation of mind and body.

It is also works to help relieve Headaches or neck and shoulder Tension, and great for anxiety or irritability. With or without the essential oils, it also performs wonderfully as a hand, foot, nail and lip balm—and as a great gift idea as well!


  • 5 tablespoons soybean Base Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Beeswax
  • 1 tablespoon Cocoa Butter
  • 1 tablespoon Shea Butter
  • 20 drops sweet Orange essential oil
  • 20 drops Tangerine essential oil
  • 15 drops Geranium essential oil
  • 15 drops Lavender essential oil
  • 10 drops Neroli essential oil
  • 5 drops Vanilla essential oil (optional)
  • 4 drops rose otto essential oil (optional)

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In a small saucepan over low heat combine all ingredients except the essential oils and gently warm until all solids are just melted. Remove from heat. Stir a few times to blend the mixture thoroughly, and then allow to cool for five minutes. Add the essential oils and stir again.

Pour into storage container. Lightly cover with a paper towel and allow the blend to cool for 15 minutes, then cap. Allow the Balm to harden overnight at room temperature. Because both Cocoa Butter and Shea Butter are included, the Balm may continue to slightly change texture slightly for another 24 hours.

No refrigeration is required, but for maximum freshness and potency, please use within six to eight months.

Application tips:

Spread a bit of Balm under the nose, on the throat, temples, chect, back, or even the soles of your feet. Inhale deeply and feel blissfully Zen-like.

Helpful Hints:

Please be sure to use pure essential oils. If you are Pregnant, nursing, or have a serious medical condition, please be sure to consult a health care professional before using this or any essential oil.

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