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Homemade Cough Syrup

Homemade Cough Syrup

Homemade Cough Syrup

Homemade Cough Syrup

This spiced homemade cough syrup remedy has incredibly properties: powerful enough to tackle a persistent cough and soothing to painfully sore throat. 

Made with items found in nearly every pantry, this is a very simple recipe that will save you money and the trip to the pharmacy! 

Whilst the spice from cayenne pepper seems daunting, it is a very pleasant sensation and works incredibly well. Don’t be put off and try it! You’ll be pleasantly surprised.

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Ingredients & Equipment​

30ml high quality apple cider vinegar 
30ml water
2 tablespoons honey
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

Method

Place all the ingredients in a small sterilised jar and shake to combine.
We advise using a 1/4 teaspoon measuring spoon rather than estimating the cayenne pepper and ginger.

Shake well each time, before using. The spices will not dissolve into the liquid. It will not be a thick syrup, it should remain watery.

With no pharmaceutical medicines in the recipe, you can take this remedy as required throughout the day.
 
Not a fan of the cayenne pepper? Try adding fresh pineapple juice instead of the water in the recipe to ease the spice. 

Storage

Leave at room temperature for a few days or place in the refrigerator for longer storage.

We advise making small and frequent quantities as required.

Safety Precautions

Do not attempt this recipe if you have allergies to any of the ingredients. Cease use immediately and seek medical advice should you experience any ill side effects of this recipe. 

We take the greatest of care when publishing our recipes online and ensure that each recipe has been tested for purpose. For any further information, please contact Ecolutions or email us at sales@ecolutions.co.uk.

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Sun Burn Remedy

Sun burn Remedy

Sun Burn Remedy

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Our sun burn remedy is an easy to follow recipe that has already proven to be a saving grace. The wound-healing and anti-inflammatory properties of the aloe vera gel and antiseptic values of the lavender essential oil combined have powerful remedial functions. 

For the additional fragrance and qualities to improve skin repair and reduce inflammation, add chamomile essential oil drops to the mixture. 

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Ingredients & Equipment​

Method

Simply mix in the Lavender and Chamomile drops of essential oil with the aloe vera gel to create the sun burn remedy.

Apply the ointment to sun burnt areas of the skin using a soft cotton round

Your skin will immediately feel cooler and healing properties of the essential oils will start to work, soothing the area and healing the sunburn. 

Store any remaining gel in an air tight container.

Storage

Keep stored for up to 1 month in a cool dry place. 

Safety Precautions

Essential oils are highly concentrated and may cause burns to the skin, internally or severe ill health when ingested. Always check the Safety Data Sheets before use. If using recipes for children, it is best to cut essential oil drops in half.

Seek medical attention in the event of any ingestion of essential oils. Always refer to the information written on the labels of the essential oils bottles when seeking medical advice.

Do not attempt this recipe if you have allergies to any of the ingredients. 

Cease use immediately and seek medical advice should you experience any ill side effects of this recipe. 

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Insect Bite Remedy

Insect Bite

Insect Bite Remedy

Insect Bite

This insect bite remedy is a must have for those summery weather occassions! We’ve all been there. Enjoying a family barbeque on the beach or a park when the insects roll in and decide to feast on us. Insect bites can be painful, itchy and incredibly irritating. 

Ecolutions has worked with aromatherapy specialists to create an incredibly easy and useful insect bite remedy using the very basic of ingredients and common essential oils. 

Tea Tree oil is a natural antiseptic, antifungal oil with antibacterial properties. Couple this with the antioxidant and antiinflammatory properties of coconut oil and this serum not only smells great, but leaves you feeling soothed and refreshed. 

Ingredients & Equipment​

Method

Simply mix in the Tea Tree and Chamomile oil drops with the coconut oil to create the insect bite remedy.

Apply directly onto the insect bite to ease itchiness and soreness. 

Storage

Use serum within 7 days.

Safety Precautions

Essential oils are highly concentrated oils and may cause burns or ill health when ingested. Always check the Safety Data Sheets before use. If using recipes for children, it is best to cut essential oil drops in half.

Seek medical attention in the event of any ingestion of essential oils.

Do not attempt this recipe if you have allergies to any of the ingredients. Cease use immediately and seek medical advice should you experience any ill side effects of this recipe. 

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Daisy Salve

Daisy salve

Homemade Daisy Salve

Daisy salve

Whether you live in the rural or urban areas, it is likely that you have seen daisies growing in large volumes. But did you know that daisies have incredible healing properties?

Daisies have been used for centuries in medicines and are great for bruises and sprains. This recipe is very easy to make and just requires a little bit of patience to make everything from scratch! But the plus side is, everything can be made using native ingredients!

This salve can be safely used for bruises and scars, on dry elbows and knees and as a lip balm. It’s good to make it in small jars, so you can always have it handy.

Ingredients & Equipment

5 drops Lavender essential oil

80g daisy oil (Instructions included below)

10g organic beeswax or jojoba wax for a vegan option

20g almond oil

Sterilised jar (Daisy Oil)

Sterilised jar, bowl or jub (Daisy Salve)

1 or 2 handy pots or jars (single use glass jam jars work perfectly)

Method for Making the Daisy Oil
Place daisy flower heads in a sterilised jar, cover completely with almond oil and leave in a full sunlight for a minimum of 5 weeks.
Make sure that all flowers are completely covered with oil, that will prevent it from rotting and keep your daisy oil smelling fresh.
After 5 weeks, strain the oil through the muslin cloth to a sterilised jar or bottle. 

Method for Making the Daisy Salve

In a sterilised glass container, jug or bowl, mix beeswax and the almond oil. 

Place it in a water bath and gently heat the water until beeswax completely dissolves. 

Cool it down to the room temperature, mixing well once every so often. 

Add your daisy oil and a few drops of lavender essential oils, then mix well. 

Transfer the mixture to your chosen handy jars, cover with lids and keep in the fridge or cool dark place.

Storage

Store in a dry, dark and cool place.

Essential Oil Safety Precautions

Essential oils are highly concentrated oils and may cause burns or ill health when ingested. Always check the Safety Data Sheets before use. If using recipes for children, it is best to cut essential oil drops in half.

Seek medical attention in the event of any ingestion of essential oils.

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Muscle & Pain Relief Massage Oil

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Our muscle and pain relief massage oil is a favourite with everyone.

 Lemon oil has a warm citrus scent that is revitalizing and uplifting. 

Lavender essential oil is nourishing to the skin and soothing to the nervous system. Lavender has soothing and pain relieving healing properties.

This massage oil is very easy to make and use. You’ll be suprised at how quickly it takes effect, try it!

Ingredients & Equipment

1 30ml Amber Glass Spray Bottle

2 Tablespoons of Almond Oil

10 drops Lavender essential oil

10 drops of Lemongrass essential oil

5 drops of Ginger essential oil

Method

Fill the amber glass spray bottle with almond massage oil just shy of the neck of the bottle.

Add the drops of each essential oil into the bottle.

Screw the spray cap back on the bottle and shake well before each use.

.Shake rigorously before every use.

Spray onto the affected area and mssage gently into the skin.

Storage

This mixture should last for several months.

Keep out of direct sunlight and at room temperature.

Essential Oil Safety Precautions

Essential oils are highly concentrated oils and may cause burns or ill health when ingested. Always check the Safety Data Sheets before use. If using recipes for children, it is best to cut essential oil drops in half.

Seek medical attention in the event of any ingestion of essential oils.