Homemade facial cleansers are great because you control what’s in them – with only natural, healing ingredients they don’t irritate or strip your skin – and they don’t poison you! Tea Tree oil, also known as Melaleuca Alternifolia, is often used in skin care for its cleansing properties.
Petitgrain Essential Oil
Petitgrain oil has a woody and at the same time a florally smell. This is one of the three oils obtained from the orange tree, the others are neroli from the flowers and orange from the rind of the fruit.Petitgrain oil is extracted from the leaves of the tree but was once extracted from the green unripe oranges, when they were still the size of cherries, hence the name Petitgrain or ‘little grains.’
Petitgrain essential oil is widely used in pharmaceutical products and perfumes.
Petitgrain oil can help with nervous exhaustion and stress-related conditions and in particular anger and panic. It calms and soothes the mind, while relaxing the body, easing breathing, reducing rapid heart beat, and general muscle relaxation
This lip balm is just the thing for a brighter day. Ginger adds a bit of spicy warmth and petitgrain brings a dry hint of citrus to the lip balm.
Treat yourself to a spa bath or a relaxing massage enhanced with this special blend of essential oils.