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Astar's Craft: Eucalyptus & Peppermint Vaporizing Disks

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Eucalyptus & Peppermint Vaporizing Disks

Absolutely perfect to place in the bottom of the shower when you have a blocked nose – all too easy…

PS:  these make for great gifts…


Things to gather –

  • 3 cups baking soda
  • Essential oils – I like eucalyptus & peppermint
  • Muffin tin
  • Cupcake liners
  • Mixing bowl
  • Water – about a cup


Method 1

  • Line the muffin tin with paper cases
  • Into your mixing bowl add baking soda and just enough water to make a paste the consistency of putty. 
  • Gently spoon mix into cases and give tray a wee tap to settle mix.  You might need to use the back of a spoon to smooth the surface.
  • Allow to dry overnight.
  • Next day – add about 8 drops of each essential oil to each disk.  If my nose is really blocked I sometimes use more. 
  • Remove from paper cases and store in a jar until required.

Method 2

  • 1 Cup of baking soda to 1/3 cup of water.  Mix to a paste.
  • Place mix inside paper cases and bake 20 minutes in a moderate oven.
  • When cool, drop essential oils on top disks.
  • Store in a sealed jar until required.


To use – simply place in the bottom of the shower and as the warm water hits the disks they melt releasing the vapour.