10 Ways to Repurpose Your Empty Essential Oil Bottles

Don't let a perfectly good bottle go to waste! Keep reading for 10 recipes (including a hand sanitizer, stain remover & after sun care blend) to make in your empty 15 ml essential oil bottles! We offer mister tops & dropper tops so you can make these recipes even easier to use at home or while on-the-go! 



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For cuts, scrapes, bites & other first-aid needs.



    • 10 drops Protective Blend* (dōTERRA: OnGuard or Young Living: Thieves)
    • 2 tsp Rubbing Alcohol (99%, the stronger the better)
    • 1 tsp Aloe Vera Gel Juice (keeps your hands soft)
    • A few drops of Vitamin E or Jojoba Oil or Argan Oil (helps to keep your hands moisturized)
    • Feel free to keep the original orifice reducer top or add a mister top for easy application

    *If you do not have Protective Blend, you can use 3 drops of each orange, cinnamon, clove & lemon essential oil.

    This recipe includes an alcohol content of at least 60% to ensure effectiveness. 



    • Option A: 5 drops Rosemary + 5 drops Melaleuca
    • Option B: 5 drops Geranium + 5 drops Rosemary
    • 1 tsp of Argan Oil (or conditioner)
    • Top with Witch Hazel




    • Option A: 5 drops Lavender + 5 drops Rosemary
    • Option B: 5 drops Grapefruit + 5 drops Sandalwood
    • Add a mister top + fill with 1 tsp of sugar dissolved in water

    *Dissolve sugar in boiled water, allow it to cool and then add oils 



    • Option A: 1 drop Sandalwood + 1 drop Myrrh + 2 drops Frankincense + 2 drops Cinnamon + 5 drops Lemon + 2 drops Melaleuca + 1 drop Thyme + 1 drop Clove
    • Option B: 5 drops Protective Blend (dōTERRA On Guard) + 5 drops Lemon + 2 drops Myrrh + 2 drops Frankincense
    • Fill with Fractionated Coconut Oil or carrier oil of choice
    • Keep the orifice reducer or add a dropper top
    • Apply to throat area (may also be applied to the spine for immune support)



    • Option A: 3 drops Invigorating Blend (dōTERRA Citrus Bliss) + 3 drops Orange + 3 drops Restful Blend (dōTERRA Serenity) + 3 drops Lavender
    • Option B: 5 drops Ylang Ylang + 5 drops Sandalwood + 3 drops Grapefruit
    • 1/4 tsp Vodka or a pinch of Epsom Salt (emulsifier)
    • Add a mister top + fill with distilled water





    • Option A: 15 drops Lemon
    • Option B: 15 drops Cleansing Blend (dōTERRA Purify)
    • 1 tsp Castile Soap or On Guard Concentrate (dōTERRA)
    • Add a dropper top & fill with distilled water



    • Option A: 5 drops Lemon + 2 drops Peppermint + 2 drops Spearmint
    • Option B: 5 drops Peppermint + 5 drops Orange
    • Fill with distilled water
    • Add a mister top



    • Option A: 10 drops Peppermint + 10 drops Wild Orange
    • Option B: 10 drops Sandalwood + 10 drops Bergamot
    • 1 part distilled water
    • 1 part vodka (emulsifier)


    Now you're all set with a variety of natural everyday recipes to make! Enjoy!


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    These recipes were created by My Essential Business & Live Naturally Tools.


    DISCLAIMER: Please ensure you are using pure essential oils. We use dōTERRA Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade Oils. If you are using essential oils internally, please refer to the bottle label to ensure it states safe for internal use. 

    All information mentioned in this blog post has not been evaluated by Health Canada or the FDA and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


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