Photo by Cate
My friend Cate is a fellow blogger and, more recently, became a wellness advocate for dōTERRA essential oils. For this Friday’s treat, I asked her if she would contribute a cocktail that included some essential oils. You can learn more about essential oils and their healing/health benefits here and, of course, on Cate’s blog.
The cocktail she shared sounds delicious and includes two of my very favorite things…
Bourbon, and lavender essential oil. Mmmmm. Not only do I loooove the taste and smell of lavender, but it relaxes me instantly. One whiff and my eyelids want to close. It has proven to be a major stress reliever in my life. Just look underneath my sink and on my bathroom shelves. All my cleaning products, soaps, bubble bath are lavender. Lavender is also supposed to aid with sinus, allergy, and respiratory ailments, skin related problems, and an anti-depressant! I think I’ll have one of these cocktails every night…
Makes 12 cocktails.
- 18 oz blended whiskey
- 9 oz creme de violette
- 9 oz honey simple syrup*
- 9 oz fresh lemon juice
- 3 drops dōTERRA** lavender essential oil
Combine all the ingredients in a pitcher and mix well.
*equal parts local honey + water. heat on stove until honey melts.
**why dōTERRA? When consuming essential oils, it is important to know the integrity of the oil, most are not suitable of taking internally.
Recipe from Mary Crimmins
Thanks again, Cate! I will be treating myself to this very soon.
Hope you all have a lovely weekend! x