Soothe a Sunburn
Summertime is fun. Good times can quickly come to an end when you are sunburned. Combine lavender or chamomile oil with one tablespoon of coconut oil and apply to the skin with a cotton ball to reduce swelling and pain.
Treat Poison Oak or Poison Ivy
Run through the forest, they said. Smell the wildflowers; they won’t hurt you. Think again. Heavily wooded areas have poison oak and ivy. To get rid of the blemishes, mix three drops of peppermint oil with unscented oil and apply to affected area.