Smart Mom’s Guide to Essential Oils (Ulysses Press, 2017) by Dr. Maria Snyder helps moms everywhere to use essentials oils to make sure their family is safe, happy, and healthy. Her guide also includes tips to help moms reduce their stress and increase their energy to keep chasing after their little ones. The following excerpt is her mixture for an essential oil hand sanitizing gel.
These recipes are not a substitute for cleaning solutions as recommended by the CDC. Please follow the CDC’s protocol on handwashing and disinfecting solutions to protect against COV-19 if absolute sterilization is required.
This recipe makes a great gift for the teachers in your lives. Along with this Immune Support Hand Cleansing Gel, never underestimate the power of gifting a diffuser and a bottle of wild orange to your child’s classroom! Keeping your immune system in tip-top shape is the first step to keeping your family healthy and safe.
Yield: 1 reusable 2-ounce silicon tube
For Ages 2 and Up
• 1/4 cup aloe vera gel
• 1/2 teaspoon vegetable glycerin
• 1 tablespoon witch hazel
• 15 drops melaleuca or wild orange
Directions: Combine the ingredients in the tube. Shake until well-blended. Squirt a small amount on your hands and rub together to use.
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• DIY Natural Shampoo and Conditioner Set
• Homemade Essential Oil Solid Perfumes
Reprinted with permission from Smart Mom's Guide to Essential Oils (2017), by Dr. Maria Snyder and published by Ulysses Press.