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5 DELICIOUS ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES USING ESSENTIAL OILS

Attention: The credit for these original essential oil infused recipes goes to Julez Weinberg !

Reading The Essential Mixologist I have become enlightened on the art of maximizing flavor.

The Author mentions that she is certainly not the creator of these kinds of cocktails, she just hopes to shine more light onto the topic and share her ideas along the way. I thought that I would share these unique recipes to my audience as well. I have provided this article with exciting and fun drinks to try ! Along with the essential oils and how they are beneficial for each drink. There are links to our shop for each essential oil mentioned!


A Very Refreshing Cocktail

2 Ounces Blanco Tequila

3 Ounces Cucumber Juice

1/2 Fresh Squeezed Lime

1 Squirt Agave

1 Drop Grapefruit Essential Oil

1 Drop Tangerine Essential Oil

Garnish with a Cucumber Slice

Fill shaker with ice. Layers ingredients in shaker, shake well and serve in a mason jar or rocks glass over ice.


Primary Benefits

This drink is cleansing and purifying, it has multiple benefits which include supporting a healthy immune system along with healthy digestion and metabolism. The author mentions that it may also reduce sugar cravings!


Grapefruit (Citrus X Paradisi)

This essential oil helps lift your mood, Grapefruit is frequently used to promote a clear complexion mainly because it is known for its cleansing and purifying properties.


Tangerine

Tangerine is obviously tangy and sweet! It has the same properties as Grapefruit above.This part of the drink is where the digestion and metabolism benefits come from. This oil can be used to soothe anxiousness and manage stress. Tangerine can be used in any recipe that is in need of a delicious citrus fruit taste.


Julez Julep


2 Ounces Bourbon

1 Ounce Cucumber Juice

1/2 Fresh Squeezed Lime

1 Tablespoon Maple Syrup

1 Drop Spearmint Essential Oil

Finish with Fizzy Water

Garnish with a Sprig of Mint

Fill shaker with ice. Layer ingredients in shaker, stir well and serve over crushed ice in glass of choice. Julez prefers a brandy snifter.


Primary Benefits

Not only is this drink rewarding with fresh breath but it also promotes a sense of focus and uplifts mood.


Spearmint

Spearmint is a perennial plant that grows 11-40 inches tall and flourishes in temperate climates. One of the most known ways spearmint is used is in gum and other sweets. Spearmint has been used for centuries for its digestive benefits. You may have heard that chewing gum gives you a sense of focus, frequently why students ask if they are allowed to chew gum in class during a test. This is because of the spearmint! Its sweet refreshing aroma is cleansing, uplifting, and gives you a sense of focus.


Healthy Buzz

2 Ounces Blanco Tequila

3-5 Ounces Fresh Spinach Juice

1 Tablespoon Honey

1 Drop Ginger Essential Oil

1 Drop Lemon Essential Oil

Pinch of Cayenne Pepper Powder

Garnish with Spirulina and Coconut Sugar Rim

Fill shaker with ice. Layer ingredients in shaker, shake well and serve very cold straight-up in a martini glass.


Primary benefits

Cleansing the body while aiding in digestion, this drink supports healthy respiratory function as well as promotes a positive mood.


Ginger

Ginger is known for helping to ease indigestion and nausea.


Lemon

Powerful cleansing oil that purifies the air and surfaces. When added to water, Lemon provides a healthy refreshing boost throughout the day.


Note: The Healthy Buzz can be easily served with lunch or any meal of your choice, it is essentially more of a happy hour drink.


Matcha Love


2 Ounces Light Rum

5 Ounces Coconut or Almond Milk

1 Teaspoon Matcha Powder

1 Tablespoon Lemongrass Essential Oil Simple Syrup

Garnish with a pinch of Matcha Powder on top

Fill shaker with ice. Layer ingredients in shaker, shake well and serve very cold in a coupe glass.


Primary Benefits

Promotes a healthy outlook and overall tonic for the body. It can help with digestion and circulation.


Lemongrass

A tall, perennial plant, Lemongrass has a subtle citrus flavor. Lemongrass promotes healthy digestion and acts as an overall tonic to he body's system.


note: It can be served warm and gives a natural energy boost.


Dulce Picante


2 Ounces Reposado Tequila

3 Ounces Passion Fruit Juice

1/2 Fresh Squeezed Lime

1 Squirt Agave

2 Drops Tangerine Essential Oil

Pinch of Spicy Chipotle Powder

Garnish with Chipotle/Himalayan Salt Rim

Fill shaker with ice. Layer ingredients in shaker, shake well and serve in a medium tall glass over ice.


Primary Benefits

Tangerine helps support a healthy immune system, healthy digestion, and metabolism.


Essential Oils Kit


Are you looking to get into Essential Oils but don't know where to start? Our family essentials kit from doTERRA is a great starter kit that I recommend to anyone looking to get started using Essential Oils! This kit comes with:

Along with a quick usage guide for each essential oil and blend! Click Here For more information!

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