8 Super Simple Essential Oil DIY Gift Ideas

If you want to add a touch of creativity to the gifts you give this year and make your loved ones feel ultra-special, check out these 8 DIY recipes. None of the recipes require any cooking, baking, or complicated formulations. It’s easy!

Plus, this will make a fun day out of simply and easily making one-of-a-kind gifts for the people you care about. So, save money on your gift-buying this year by doing it yourself (and make sure to make a batch for you!).

EXTRA TIP: For an added touch, visit your local Good Will or antique shop to find unique, used glass bottles to put your DIY gifts in.


1) DEEP GRATITUDE Moisturizing Oil

Also makes great beard or massage oil!

Mother E DEEP GRATITUDE Essential Oil Moisturizing Oil DIY

What You Need:

15-20 drops of DEEP GRATITUDE Essential Oil Blend
¼ cup (2 ounces) Mother E FRACTIONATED COCONUT OIL (FCO)
Glass bottle(s) to store in (you can also use an empty Mother E FCO bottle)

How to Make:

Combine DEEP GRATITUDE with FCO to create a luscious moisturizer or massage oil. For best results as a moisturizer, apply after shower while skin is still moist.

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2) PURE LOVE Sugar Scrub

Mother E Pure Love Essential Oil Sugar Scrub DIY

What You Need:

One 8-ounce glass jar
½ cup FRACTIONATED COCONUT OIL (FCO)
1 cup granulated sugar
15 drops of PURE LOVE Essential Oil Blend (from a standard bottle)

How to Make:

Combine FCO and sugar in glass or metal bowl, then stir. Add PURE LOVE and thoroughly mix. Scoop into glass jar and close lid tightly. Store in a cool, dry place. When ready to use, place one tablespoon into hands, rub palms together, then gently apply to your body. Repeat weekly or as often as you desire.


3) WATER::BALANCE Detox and Release Bath Soak

Mother E WATER::BALANCE Essential Oil Detox and Release Bath Soak DIY

What You Need:

1 cup Epsom Salts
1/2 cup Baking Soda
20 drops of WATER::BALANCE Essential Oil Blend

How to Make:

Add Epsom Salts and Baking Soda to glass jar and shake until mixed. Add WATER::BALANCE and shake again.

To use, fill a bathtub with warm water and add half of jar contents (recipe is good for two baths). Dim overhead lights and light a few candles, step into the bathtub and sink down into the welcoming water. Relax and let the water wash away any unwanted emotions. Repeat as frequently as desired to maintain emotional balance.

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4) AIR::FOCUS Room Spray for Mental Concentration

Mother E AIR::FOCUS Essential Oil Room Spray for Mental Concentration DIY

What You Need:

1 ounce distilled water
20 drops AIR::FOCUS Essential Oil Blend
1 Tablespoon Rubbing Alcohol or Vodka (optional—this helps the aroma to linger a bit longer)

How to Make:

Fill Mother E Spray bottle with distilled water (and alcohol, if desired). Add 20 drops AIR::FOCUS and mix.

To use, shake before each use. Spray around your desk area when you are sitting down to work on any project that requires mental clarity and focus. Take a few deep breaths and let the fresh, clean aroma clear your mind and center your thoughts.


5) EARTH::GROUNDING Foot Scrub

Mother E EARTH::GROUNDING Essential Oil in Mossy Nature

What You Need:

¾ cup fine sea salt
¼ cup coarse sea salt
¼ cup olive oil
¼ cup FRACTIONATED COCONUT OIL (FCO)
20 drops EARTH::GROUNDING Essential Oil Blend

How to Make:

Mix all of the ingredients together and pour them into a glass jar. To use, massage 1-2 tablespoons of scrub into each foot during a shower or bath. Rinse. This nourishing foot scrub with a rich earthy aroma is a great reminder to take time to pause, breathe, and feel your feet grounded firmly in the present moment.


6) REAL HOPE Natural Perfume

Mother E REAL HOPE Essential Oil Natural Perfume DIY

What You Need:

Approximately 20-25 drops REAL HOPE Essential Oil Blend
4 ounces of alcohol to preserve and meld scents

How to Make:

Add ingredients together in a spray bottle. Shake and put in a cool, dark place for at least a week or two. This is optional but helps the alcohol scent fade and the scents of the oils intensify.


7) FIRE::PASSION Invigorating Body Wash

Makes a great moisturizing hand wash too!

Mother E FIRE::PASSION Essential Oil Invigorating Body Wash DIY

What You Need:

¼ cup raw honey
¼ cup FRACTIONATED COCONUT OIL (FCO)
20 drops FIRE::PASSION Essential Oil Blend
½ cup liquid castile soap

How to Make:

Add all ingredients except for castile soap to a bowl and whisk with a fork until blended. Slowly add castile soap and stir gently to avoid heavy suds. Transfer to bottle or jar with lid. Use as an invigorating shower gel/body wash to help ignite your day with purpose and passion. Or, keep at the kitchen sink as a moisturizing hand wash.

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8) TRUE JOY Bubble Bath

Mother E TRUE JOY Essential Oil Bubble Bath DIY

What You Need:

16-ounce jar with lid
½ cup warm water (preferably distilled)
½ cup liquid castile soap (unscented)
¼ cup vegetable glycerin
25 drops TRUE JOY Essential Oil Blend

How to Make:

Pour warm water, glycerin, and essential oil into jar and stir until mixed. Add castile soap and mix gently (to avoid too many bubbles). To use, give the jar a gentle stir or shake, and add as much as desired (1/8 to 1/4 cup) to running bathwater.


These 8 simple DIY gifts are sure to delight even your most hard-to-please loved ones. Have fun!

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