MATTRESS spring cleaning: pour about 1 cup of baking soda into a mason jar and drop in 4 drops of lavender essential oil. Put on the lid and shake up the jar. Using a kitchen strainer sprinkle the baking soda mixture all over the mattress and let it sit for an hour or more. Using the hose end of your vacuum and an upholstery attachment, thoroughly vacuum the mattress. Bye, bye dust mites and other nasty things. The baking soda helps draw up any moisture and deep dirtiness. It deodorizes and…
Previous pinner said: A few months ago I stopped using facewash. I use a scrub of baking soda and coconut oil every few days. On the days in between, just coconut oil. I use tiny amounts - a pinch of soda, and a bit of coconut oil the size of a pencil eraser. Wash in gentle, circular motions and rinse very well. Your face may seem oily afterward, but within a few minutes the oil is absorbed and your skin is glowing. My face used to break out regularly. Now, almost never!
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Coconut oil + eucalyptus oil = homemade Vicks vapor rubWith coconut oil and eucalyptus oil, you won't be needing any more of that Vick's stuff. I just put a blob of oil in a medicine cup, add a few drops of eucalyptus oil, mix it up and put in on their chest. Breathing it in will help "open them up" so they can breathe better and cough more effectively. You could also add a drop of lavender oil to sooth your child if they are having trouble sleeping