Advent Calendar - Aroma Balm Solid Perfume - Dec 7

This is a wonderful item to make for yourself or as a gift. The essential oils in the blend give an aroma that help with anxiety, stress, and tension. If you are making only a couple for yourself, cut the recipe down to ¼ the original size. For the full recipe, you need 12 to 14 round 1-ounce tins or heat resistant jars to pour the liquid into.  It is best to warm the base ingredients in a double boiler or a bowl over water, rather than directly on the stove.

Solid perfume can also be placed in a locket and worn around the neck.  The heat of the body will release the scent.

Aroma Balm Solid Perfume

Base --

1 ½ cup almond oil

½ cup grapeseed oil

1 tsp vitamin E oil

½ cup beeswax pastilles or grated beeswax

Essential oil blend

  • 20 drops clary sage
  • 20 drop sweet marjoram
  • 20 drop vetiver
  • 10 drop juniper
  • 10 drop lavender


Mix essential oils together in a glass bottle and roll between the palms of your hands to combine.  Set aside.

Using a double boiler, gently warm carrier oils over medium heat.  Add the beeswax and stir together until completely melted to liquid, but do not boil.  Remove from heat and immediately pour into 1 oz, containers.  Drop 6 drops of essential oil blend into each tin and screw lids on tight.  Makes 14.

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