Making with Essential Oils with Jessica Clapp Hennessey

Making with Essential Oils with Jessica Clapp Hennessey
"Unlock the power of nature with essential oils, harnessing the pure essence of plants to elevate your wellness journey." - Young Living

What we chat about in the episode:

On this episode of Plan Simple Meals, Mia and Jessica talk about simplifying, slowing down, and making gifts this holiday season. Jessica shares three different recipes for making presents with essential oils — you will never believe how easy it is to have chemical free body products! She also shares how different oils effect our minds and bodies, and how one might use them to make the holidays and parenting easier! Here are links to some of the concoctions we talk about — “Smells Like Christmas” Holiday Room Spray (, Lavender Lemon Bath Salts (, and Homemade Body Butter Recipe (


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    Doable Changes if You’re Wanting to Use Essential Oils

    Start with one oil: Begin your journey with essential oils by selecting one or two that are versatile and have known benefits. For example, lavender oil is well-known for its calming properties, while peppermint oil can help with focus and alertness. Start by incorporating these oils into your daily routine, such as adding a few drops to a diffuser or mixing them with a carrier oil for topical application.

    Educate yourself: Take the time to research and learn about essential oils, including their properties, benefits, and potential risks. Understand how to safely use and dilute oils, as well as any contraindications or precautions associated with specific oils. There are many reputable resources available online, including books, websites, and certified aromatherapists who can provide guidance.

    Experiment with blends: Once you feel comfortable with the basics, experiment with creating your own essential oil blends tailored to your specific needs and preferences. Combine oils with complementary properties to create custom blends for relaxation, focus, energy, or immune support. Keep track of your recipes and their effects so you can refine your blends over time.

    From Overwhelm to Ease


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