Give the Gift of Homemade Goodies (made with essential oils & love!)

‘Tis the season of giving!

If you love to get creative with your holiday gifts, then you’re in luck. I’ve found 4 DIY gifts that are made using essential oils. And the best part…they’re all natural, non-toxic products. Trust me, your friends and family will love these. And feel free to get creative with the packaging to make it extra-special.

So channel your inner Martha Stewart and let’s get started

Holiday Joy Room Spray

DIY Holiday Room Spray-Essential Oils | GroovyBeets.comFrom One Essential Community


  • 8 oz. distilled water
  • 2 oz. witch hazel 
  • 20 drops frankincense
  • 15 drops orange
  • 15 drops peppermint


Mix all ingredients in a spray bottle.


Fizzing Bath Bomb

From doTERRA 
  • 1 cup citric acid (found on Amazon here or at most major supermarkets in the canning section)
  • 1 cup baking sodaDIY Bath Bomb with Essential Oils |
  • ½ cup cornstarch
  • ½ cup doTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil
  • 8–10 drops favorite essential oil
  1. In bowl, place citric acid, baking soda, cornstarch, and oil.
  2. Add eight to 10 drops of the essential oil or blend of choice.
  3. Mix well with spoon until soft dough is formed. It should have the consistency of damp sand.
    Note: If the mixture is too wet, try adding a little more baking soda and cornstarch until consistency is correct. 
  4. At this point, you may add food coloring, dried herbs, or flower petals to mixture. 
  5. Place mixture in silicone molds. Let sit 24 hours before removing from mold.
  6. To use, drop in tub or shower and allow to dissolve.
Note: Choose an essential oil to best suit your needs. For relaxation, try Lavender or doTERRA Serenity®. For a mood boost, try Wild Orange, Citrus Bliss®, or Peppermint. 


Chocolate Peppermint Lip Balm

Lip Balm-Essential Oils | GroovyBeets.comFrom the Homemade Mommy


Now to make these you will need to purchase lip balm containers, but you can order them here at Amazon


  1. Melt the cocoa butter, coconut oil, sweet almond oil, and beeswax in a double boiler (you can also use a glass bowl on top of a pot of simmering water).
  2. When melted, remove from heat and stir in the peppermint essential oil.
  3. Do this part quickly before the oil sets – pour into the tubes. 
  4. Allow the lip balm to set and then cap the containers. 


Calming Lotion

DIY Lotion with Essential Oils | GroovyBeets.comFrom Primarily Inspired


  • 1/3 cup coconut oil 
  • 1 tbsp beeswax
  • 5 drops lavender essential oil 


  1. Melt the coconut oil and beeswax in a double boiler.
  2. Once melted, add the lavender oil and remove from heat.  Let cool.
  3. Using an electric mixer, whip the cooled lotion.

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Leann Forst, MBA, CHC — Family Health & Cancer Coach

Leann is a Board Certified Holistic Health Practitioner and Certified Essential Oils Coach, holding a Master’s degree from Drake University and a Bachelor of Science from Upper Iowa University. Leann is accredited by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners. And she is an award winning author of 2 books How to Get Your Kids to Beg for Veggies and 100 Ways to Lose Weight”.

Born and raised as an Iowa farm girl, she moved to Texas in 1998 where she lives with her husband and 2 kids.

As a wife of a brain cancer survivor, Leann has a special interest in anti-cancer nutrition and detoxification. She works with individuals and groups, and speaks regularly at hospitals, schools and organizations to teach people how to attain optimal health by getting to the root cause of chronic and inflammatory conditions, while using healing modalities such as essential oils. Click here to get Leann’s free report, “37 Cancer Facts You Should Know…But Probably Don’t”. And take Leann’s Nutrient Deficiency Quiz here.

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