DIY: Soothing Salve

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Learn how to make your own Soothing Salve with doTERRA Eucalyptus essential oil in this blog post.

A good salve can be the base to many amazing recipes. Similar to the texture of petroleum jelly, you can customize this salve with essential oils to meet your needs. Add Breathe to help maintain feelings of clear airways, Serenity or Lavender to help you rest better, or Citrus Bliss for an invigorating moisturizer. The options are endless!

What You Need:

1/2 cup grapeseed oil

1/2 cup almond oil

2 tablespoons beeswax

1/2 tablespoon vitamin E oil

5 drops Lavender, Cypress, Melaleuca, Frankincense, and Eucalyptus essential oils

Note: This salve recipe has an aroma that will help open up your airways. This is a must have during winter months!



1. Melt beeswax in double boiler.


2. Once melted, add grapeseed, almond, and vitamin E oil until melted.


3. Once combined, set aside for 2-3 minutes.


4. Add essential oils and stir.


5. Pour in container and allow to set for 2 hours.


6. You’re done! To use, apply to skin or on chest to help ease breathing.


dōTERRA essential oils can be purchased online, or from any of our Independent Product Consultants. If you would like to locate a Product Consultant in your area, click here.

*These statements have not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. dōTERRA products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease. Pregnant or lactating women and persons with known medical conditions should consult a physician prior to the use of any dōTERRA product.

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