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DIY Hand Scrub with Patchouli and Sweet Orange

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A nourishing DIY hand scrub recipe featuring sweet orange and patchouli essential oils.


  • 1 fluid ounce Aura Cacia Sweet Almond Skin Care Oil 4 fl. oz.

  • 8 drops Aura Cacia Sweet Orange Essential Oil 0.5 fl. oz.

  • 4 drops Aura Cacia Dark Patchouli Essential Oil 0.5 fl. oz.

  • 4-ounce Aura Cacia 4 fl. oz. Amber Bottle with Writable Label 4 fl. oz.

  • 3 to 4 tablespoons granulated sugar


  1. In jar, combine all ingredients, starting with 3 tablespoons sugar and adding more if needed. Stir until well mixed.
  2. To use, apply a small amount to damp hands and gently scrub over hands and cuticles. Rinse and rub remaining oil into skin.
  3. Follow up with a moisturizer if desired.

    NOTE: Sweet orange essential oil can be substituted for the tangerine.

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