Essential Oils for Dudes

EOs for Dudes

Welcome, gentlemen, this one's just for you. Incorporating essential oils into your life can be so simple. Take a few minutes to read about essential oils that can help with sore muscles, stress during the day, increase stamina and improve thinning hair.  Short on time? Get this cheat sheet.



PanAway is an amazing blend of 4 different young living essential oils: wintergreen, helichrysum, clove and peppermint. You get the benefits of all four different oils in one that helps to relieve pain all over the body. Whether before, during or after your workout, PanAway is the natural, chemical free way to help the body recover from an intense workout. Whether your "workout" is strenuous exercise, chasing the kids around the house or simply being too busy and over-worked, PanAway is the cornerstone for a natural, chemical free way to help your body heal.



If lavender is the "swiss army knife", lemon is the duct tape of essential oils. Use it to remove oil and grease stains, loosen rusty screws, remove gum or sticky residue, or take off stuck-on bugs from car grills. Use lemon + tea tree essential oils together to clean chrome wheels or a car battery. 

Try this recipe for a hand scrub: Combine 1 cup white sugar, 1/4+ cup sweet almond or grapeseed oil, 20 drops lemon essential oil into a 8 ounce mason jar. Mix well. Add a tablespoon of extra carrier oil to the top to prevent it from drying out. Scrub dirty or greasy hands and nails with 1-2 tablespoons of the sugar scrub. Rinse well.   



Peppermint essential oil is one of the most versatile and popular essential oils, making it a daily must-have. Dreading the idea of summertime yard work? or cleaning the garage? Sprinkle 1-2 drops of peppermint essential oil directly on the back of your neck or on a cool, damp rag and enjoy the refreshing sensation while you work. In addition to a fresh feeling and aroma, take Peppermint Vitality™ internally to support gastrointestinal comfort or to create a fresh, invigorating drink. Add a drop of Peppermint oil to a tall glass of cold water to finish your day strong.

Try out these easy to do recipes, and see the results. 

Big Daddy Beard Oil

If your beard is feeling a bit scraggly, itchy, or straw-like, regular application of beard oil will help improve the overall look, feel, and texture. Acts as a sexy cologne, too! Combine 7 mls jojoba oil, 3 mls carrier oil, and the following essential oils: 3 drops idaho balsam fir, 3 drops lime, 3 drops of bergamot, 2 drops black pepper and 2 drops of peppermint essential oil in a 1 ounce dropper bottle.

Other popular essential oils to use: sandalwood, vetiver, cedarwood, pine, tea tree, patchouli. 


Shoe Freshner

Combine 6 tablespoons corn starch (or arrowroot powder), 3 tablespoons of baking soda and 20 drops of Purification essential oil into an 8 ounce jar. Sprinkle about a tablespoon inside each shoe and let sit overnight. Shake your shoes out the door or over a trash bin before wearing. Store the remaining powder in an airtight container. 

Other popular essential oils to use include tea tree, peppermint, eucalyptus radiata, clove and Thieves.

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