How to use Madagascar Front Cover Vanilla
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Celebrating a Mother’s Nature. Recognise love like no other this Mother’s Day with Madagascar Vanilla essential oil. Precious and delicate, the flowers of the vanilla plant blossom for just one day the entire year. Their rare beauty fleeting, farmers must dutifully pollinate each flower by hand in a labour-intensive ritual filled with both rewards and challenges. Synonymous with the journey to motherhood, the prized vanilla beans appear months later, ready to produce an absolute essential oil so subtle and evocative, you’ll want to use it to enhance every one of your blends, settling mind and body with feelings of warmth and happiness.
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DIY Recipes Quiet Time Bath Tea Bag Sleep Tight Linen Spray Luxurious Body Butter Healthy Hair Oil Hydrating Facial Mist
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Food Recipes High-Protein, Low-Carb Vanilla Coconut Pancakes Protein-Rich Overnight Oats Gluten-Free Vanilla & Blackberry Chia Puddings Vegan Protein Bites With Madagascar Vanilla Hot Chocolate
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Madagascar Vanilla Diffuser Blends IT’S SWEATER WEATHER
AFTER THE RAIN
5 drops Madagascar Vanilla essential oil 3 drops Cypress essential oil 2 drops Citrus Bliss® Invigorating Blend
3 drops dōTERRA Balance® Grounding Blend 3 drops Madagascar Vanilla essential oil
LEMON MERINGUE PIE
5 drops Lemon essential oil 2 drops Madagascar Vanilla
6 drops Lemon essential oil 3 drops Rosemary essential oil 2 drops Madagascar Vanilla essential oil
1 drop Cedarwood essential oil
3 drops Copaiba essential oil
A SUNNY AUTUMN DAY 3 drops dōTERRA Cheer® Uplifting Blend 3 drops Madagascar Vanilla essential oil 1 drop Frankincense essential oil
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Add a drop of Madagascar Vanilla essential oil to... Experience the smooth, sweet and luxurious qualities. Use it to enhance your: • • • • • • •
Morning latte Fruit smoothie Night-time body oil Facial serum Facial Moisturiser Hair serum Bath oil
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QUIET TIME BATH TEA BAG
• Muslin bag or small organza bag • 1 cup Epsom salts • A small handful of dried flowers e.g. Lavender, Chamomile & Rose petals • 3 drops Madagascar Vanilla essential oil • 3 drops dōTERRA Anchor® Steadying Blend • 2 drops Black Spruce essential oil • Optional: milk powder
Pour all ingredients directly into your tea bag. Mix essential oils with 1 cup of Epsom salts. Add 1 tablespoon of milk powder, (if using). Decorate with your chosen varieties of dried flowers. Tie off your tea bag and store in an airtight container. When you’re ready to enjoy a relaxing bath, simply place one tea bag in a deep, warm bath and allow the ingredients to infuse.
SLEEP TIGHT LINEN SPRAY Ingredients
• 8 drops Madagascar Vanilla essential oil • 4 drops Bergamot essential oil • 2 drops Juniper Berry essential oil • 60mL glass spray bottle • Distilled water
Combine Madagascar Vanilla, Bergamot and Juniper Berry essential oil in your glass spray bottle and top up with distilled water. Shake before each use. Spray bedding and let settle before snuggling up to pure bliss.
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LUXURIOUS BODY BUTTER Ingredients
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Take 1 large pot and place on the stove over low heat. Place a smaller pot inside the larger pot.
1/3 cup coconut oil 1/3 cup shea butter 1/3 cup cocoa butter 1/3 cup jojoba oil 2 teaspoons arrowroot powder • 10 drops Madagascar Vanilla essential oil • 7 drops Frankincense essential oil • 5 drops Neroli essential oil
Melt coconut oil, cocoa butter and shea butter in the smaller pot. Remove from heat and add jojoba and arrowroot powder. Add essential oils and stir well. Pour the mixture into a heat proof bowl and chill in the fridge for roughly 2 hours. Once the mixture is solid, remove the bowl from the fridge. Use a hand, stand or kitchen mixer to whip the body butter. Look for a smooth, aerated and creamy consistency. Scoop the body butter into a mason jar or sealable container and store in a cool, dry place.
HEALTHY HAIR OIL Ingredients
• 8 drops Madagascar Vanilla essential oil • 5 drops Rosemary essential oil • 4 drops Ylang Ylang essential oil • Argan oil • Fractionated Coconut Oil
Add essential oils to a 30mL bottle. Top up the bottle with a 1:1 ratio of Argan oil and Fractionated Coconut Oil. Shake well before use. Use a small amount, roughly 1-2 pumps on damp hair, massaging into the lengths of hair first then working towards the scalp. No rinsing required.
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HYDRATING FACIAL MIST Ingredients
• 2 teaspoons loose chamomile tea • 3 drops Madagascar Vanilla essential oil • 2 drops Roman Chamomile essential oil • 2 drops Lavender essential oil • 2 drops jojoba oil • Distilled water
Add chamomile tea to a cup of boiling water. Let the tea steep for an hour. Fill a 60mL spritz bottle three quarters full with cooled tea. Add essential oils, jojoba oil and top with distilled water. Shake and spritz.
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Food Recipes Infuse your cooking with the sweet, warm and nostalgic flavour of ancient vanillla with our Madagascar Vanilla essential oil. One of the most comforting and familiar scents in the world, the evocative aroma of vanilla can transform our recipes and connect us with feelings of joy while imparting a subtle, sweet flavour to food.
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HIGH-PROTEIN, LOW-CARB VANILLA COCONUT PANCAKES Serves 4-6 Ingredients • • • • • • • • • •
3 eggs 2 tablespoons Australian olive oil 1 ¼ cups milk, (we use oat milk) 6 drops dōTERRA Madagascar Vanilla essential oil ¼ cup lemon juice 1 tablespoon sweetener (optional), (we use coconut sugar) ½ cup coconut flour ¼ cup almond flour 1 teaspoon bi-carb soda Butter or oil to cook
• Fresh berries and maple syrup to serve
Recipe 1. In a medium-sized jug, whisk together the eggs, olive oil, oat milk, dōTERRA Madagascar Vanilla Oil and sweetener, if using. 2. Add coconut and almond flours and bi-carb soda, and stir until just blended. The batter should be thick, but spoonable. If it is very thick, add a little more milk. 3. Heat a non-stick frypan over medium heat. Coat the base of the pan thinly with butter or oil and wipe clean with paper towel. Pour heaped tablespoonsful of batter into the pan, leaving space between each. 4. When the bases have set and are dark golden brown, (approx 2 minutes) turn the pancakes to cook the other side for a minute. 5. Butter and wipe pan clean between batches, and continue cooking the remaining batter. Pile the cooked pancakes onto a plate and cover with a clean tea towel. 6. Serve 3 - 4 pancakes per person with fresh berries and maple syrup. Topping alternatives could include lemon juice and coconut sugar, or serve savory pancakes with creme fraiche, poached salmon and a squeeze of lemon. Stir in blackberries.
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PROTEIN-RICH OVERNIGHT OATS Serves 4 Overnight Oats Ingredients • • • • • • •
2 cups of milk, (we use almond milk) 5 drops dōTERRA Madagascar Vanilla essential oil 1 tablespoon sweetener, (we use maple syrup) 2/3 cup unflavoured yoghurt, (we use Tamar Valley Dairy Greek Style) 2 cups rolled oats 1 tablespoon chia seeds 2 tablespoon pea protein powder (available from health food sections in supermarkets)
• ¼ teaspoon sea salt
Rhubarb Compote Ingredients • 1 bunch fresh rhubarb, washed, trimmed and cut into 3cm segments (approx. 8 - 10 stalks) • 1 tablespoon sweetener, (we use granulated raw sugar) • 3 drops dōTERRA Madagascar Vanilla essential oil
Recipe 1. In a medium-sized bowl, combine milk, dōTERRA Madagascar Vanilla essential oil, sweetener and yoghurt. Use a whisk to blend until smooth. Add oats, chia seeds, pea protein powder and salt. Stir until well combined. 2. Cover and refrigerate for at least 6 hours. 3. To prepare rhubarb compote, heat a medium-sized pan over medium heat. 4. Add the washed rhubarb segments with a tablespoon of water. Sprinkle over the sweetener. Cover the pan and let it steam and simmer gently for 5 minutes. 5. Remove from heat, and add dōTERRA Madagascar Vanilla essentail oil to the pan. Replace lid and allow to cool. 6. When cooled, transfer to a container and refrigerate. 7. To assemble, spoon oats into bowls for home, or jars for lunchboxes. Spoon over rhubarb compote to serve. Note: overnight oats can be made to suit your taste — you can use fresh, seasonal fruit and scatter with toasted almond flakes, coconut or seeds. These are a versatile high-protein option for home or snackboxes. This recipe can be refrigerated for up to 3 days.
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GLUTEN-FREE VANILLA & BLACKBERRY CHIA PUDDINGS Serves 4 Ingredients • • • • •
250g fresh blackberries 2 tablespoons coconut sugar 1 litre milk, (we use coconut milk) 1 cup chia seeds 5 drops dōTERRA Madagascar Vanilla essential oil
• Fresh berries, toasted coconut flakes and toasted pepitas to serve
Recipe 1. Heat a small pan over medium heat. 2. Add a tablespoon of water, the blackberries and coconut sugar. 3. Cover pan and simmer gently for up to 5 minutes, or until the berries have softened. Remove from heat. 4. Combine milk, chia seeds and dōTERRA Madagascar Vanilla essential oil in a medium-sized bowl. Stir in blackberries. 5. Cover bowl and refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight. 6. To serve, spoon into bowls, or jars for travel or snackboxes. Top with fresh berries, coconut flakes and pepitas. Chia puddings can be refrigerated for up to 3 days.
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VEGAN PROTEIN BITES WITH MADAGASCAR VANILLA HOT CHOCOLATE Makes 16 bites Protein Bites Ingredients • • • • • • • •
8 pitted dates 1 cup shredded unsweetened coconut ½ cup almond flour 2 tablespoons hemp seeds 1 ½ tablespoons pea protein powder ¼ cup coconut oil, warmed until melted 5 drops dōTERRA Madagascar Vanilla essential oil ½ cup nut butter, (we’ve used brazil, almond and cashew nut butters)
• Extra coconut or hemp seeds for coating if desired
Hot Chocolate Ingredients • • • • •
1 litre (1000mL) your favourite milk (we use soy milk) 1 tablespoon Dutch cocoa 1 cinnamon quill 1 tablespoon coconut sugar pinch of sea salt
• 4 drops dōTERRA Madagascar Vanilla essential oil
Recipe 1. Soak dates in hot water for 5 minutes while assembling ingredients. 2. Add coconut, almond flour, hemp seed and pea protein powder to the bowl of a food processor. 3. Add coconut oil, dōTERRA Madagascar Vanilla essential oil and nut butter, and blend until a smooth paste forms. 4. Use a tablespoon measure to form equal-sized amounts, and roll into balls. 5. Roll in coconut or hemp seeds to coat, if desired. 6. Place formed bites into a sealed container and refrigerate to firm. 7. For the hot chocolate, heat the milk in a medium-sized saucepan over medium heat. Add cocoa, cinnamon quill, coconut sugar and salt. Remove from heat as it begins to simmer, and add dōTERRA Madagascar Vanilla essential oil. 8. Serve with Madagascar Vanilla Protein Bites for a morning or afternoon proteinrich snack.
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