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Show Some Love: 5 Things In Your Life to Show Love to This Valentine's Day

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We all have different reactions to Valentine’s Day. Some of us love spending time with our partner on a romantic date, while others cringe at the thought of commercialized heart balloons and cards. Regardless of where you fall on this spectrum, showing love to yourself and others around you is a healthy, heartwarming activity that we can all enjoy in one way or another. 

Here are five different aspects of your life to show love to this Valentine’s Day, ideas for celebrating, and our favorite essential oil recommendations to set the mood, whether romantic, relaxing, or upbeat. 

Your Friends 

Celebrate Galentine’s Day with these fun takes! 

  • Have a movie night with your friends, or make dinner reservations and dance the night away. 
  • Craft delicious fruity mocktails for everyone and enjoy a unique drink that’ll leave you feeling great afterward. Many mocktails use a strong tea base which is absolutely delicious! 
  • Send Valentine’s Day cards to your friends. So few of us receive mail from friends and family anymore, so this will surely surprise and delight them. 
  • Gift your friends our Super Women Power Shake. It’s a balancing formula that supports every aspect of life, from supporting healthy stress levels to hormone support to easing the effect of PMS. The raw cacao makes this a tasty addition to a morning smoothie or post-workout snack. 

Essential oil recommendations: 

  • Celebration Essential Oil: This blend contains orange, spruce, and cinnamon bark essential oils and is perfect for creating a warm, fun atmosphere for a night of celebrating each other. 
  • Bergamot Essential Oil is fresh, sweet, and fruity. One of our favorite essential oils for promoting a joyful, happy environment. 

Your Home

Dedicate some time this month to giving your home a little tender loving care: 

  • Buy flowers and arrange them beautifully in a prominent place in your home so you see them first thing every morning. 
  • Invest in some new sheets, bedding, or throw pillows. You spend a lot of time in bed daily - make the experience luxurious! 
  • Have you been putting off any tasks around your home? Make your home sparkle by giving it a deep clean, then basking in your clean home with your feet up and a cup of your favorite tea. We recommend Cherry Rose Rooibos Tea for a sweet, refreshing treat.  
  • Create a fresh, herbal cleaner to keep your surfaces clean and smelling amazing! We share our favorite DIY herbal cleaning recipes here. 
  • Give a room in your home a fresh coat of paint. Blast your favorite music and enjoy the beautiful and significant impact fresh paint makes on the home. 

Essential oil recommendations: 

  • Few smells make a home feel fresh and clean like Lemon Essential Oil! Diffuse this, or add it to your favorite homemade cleaner for an uplifting scent. 
  • Lavender Essential Oil is a great choice for relaxing after cleaning your home, making a delicious meal, or tending to your plants. 

Your Family

Valentine's Day may be associated with romantic love, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy fostering more love with your family.  

  • Exchange Valentine’s Day cards with everyone in your family and have a fun board game night together. 
  • Brew this incredible Raspberry Lemon Verbena Tea, perfect for promoting kindness and love. The delicious apple, lemon, and raspberry tastes are to die for! 
  • Plan a themed night for the kids in your family! Put on a fun movie, decorate cupcakes with pink frosting, and enjoy a simple night together. Check out our favorite popcorn seasoning ideas here. 
  • Demonstrate the importance of caring for others to your kids by volunteering or doing a random act of kindness. Often, giving feels even better than receiving! 
  • Don’t forget your pet! For some amazing ideas, read our article on 4 Ways to Show Extra Love to Your Pet here

Essential oil recommendations: 

  • Peace Potion Essential Oil Blend is a calming, relaxing essential oil blend that is great for a chill night with your family. The bergamot, orange, and lavender scents included in this blend are a big crowd-pleaser. 
  • Rose Essential Oil is the quintessential choice for a fun Valentine’s Day party. 

Romance

Turn up the heat this Valentine’s Day with these ideas: 

  • Apply our Love Potion Roll-On Oil Blend to your pulse points or take a few deep breaths and inhale. This essential oil blend contains oils touted for their aphrodisiac and confidence-boosting properties. 
  • Surprise your loved one with a note in their lunch, bag, car, shoe, or coat. Tell them why you feel so lucky to have them in your life in a few sentences. Guaranteed to put a smile on their face! 
  • Few things are more romantic than chocolate and berries! Pair chocolate strawberries with this delightful Make Love Tea, containing cacao shells, dried raspberry, and other herbs known for their aphrodisiac effects. 
  • Gift your guy this exotic blend of Patchouli, Ho Wood, Tangerine, Orange, Clove, and more. Our Adonis Roll-On Essential Oil Blend is a fetching cologne or perfume choice. 
  • Enjoy a sensual bath together with this gorgeous, fragrant chocolate strawberry bath blend. 

Essential oil recommendations: 

  • Jasmine Essential Oil is one of the most loved essential oils for setting the mood. It's known for stimulating creativity and promoting euphoria and romance. Perfect for a romantic date night! 
  • Give yourself a confidence boost and increase your feminine energy with our Aphrodite Essential Oil Blend. A delicious blend of orange, ylang ylang, sage, fir, and Ho Wood. 

Yourself! 

Last but certainly not least, don’t forget to show yourself some love with self-care this month. 

  • Buy flowers, chocolates, teas, or a special treat for yourself! 
  • Nourish your face with our Love My Face Serum, containing a blend of incredible essential oils and luxurious oils to hydrate and beautify the skin on your face and neck. 
  • Cook or order your favorite meal. Don’t forget to plate everything beautifully and light a candle! 
  • Soak in a relaxing bath filled with Patchouli & Clove Bath Salts. Take 20 minutes for yourself and enjoy the deeply soothing effect of Epsom salt, Mediterranean salt, Atlantic salt, Himalayan salt, and Dead Sea salt. 

Essential oil recommendations: 

  • Your favorite essential oil! Whatever essential oil makes you feel exquisite. 
  • A great night’s sleep is one of the best gifts you can give yourself. Rub a little Good Night Sleep Oil on the bottoms of your feet to promote a relaxed mind and body. 

Wishing all of you a very Happy Valentine’s Day! No matter how you celebrate it, we hope you feel and share the love! 

Happy Valentine’s Day, 

Herbalists Natalie & Leilah