What do you do with the essential oil bottles once they are empty?

Don't thrown them away.  You can re-use them and gift them to friends and family.  Let me show you how easy it is. 

If you are like me, you have a ton of empty bottles from your essential oils.  But don't thrown them away.  Once they are empty, to get the maximum oil out of the bottle, simply pop the dropper off the bottle like so....

Stuff the bottle with either a small paper towel piece or a cotton ball.  Then place the lid back on and let it sit for a day or two.  This will absorb any of the oil that is remaining in the bottle.  After a couple days (or thirty, because I forgot about them) take the cotton ball out and place it in your closet or old shoes.  It will diffuse the remaining oil and this ensures you are not wasting money.  

BUT WAIT.... don't throw the bottle away...there's more

Once you have taken all the oil out you can recycle the bottle. Simply prepare a bowel of warm water and a cap-full of thieves cleaner.  

Then place all the empty bottles in the water for about 30 minutes (or an hour, because you got busy).

Once you have time to come back to it, simply peel the labels off the bottles and take the white ring off the bottle.  

Then I like to let them air dry.  I don't want to have any extra water in the bottle if that's not part of my recipe.

You can order these neat spray tops off amazon Spray bottle tops

You just cut them to fit your bottle

Once I have the right length for my bottle, create a fun room spray, or throat spray.  For Christmas time I like to give out this recipe:
Winter Wonderland
2 Tablespoons witch hazel
5 drops Pine
3 drops Peppermint
3 drops Wintergreen

Then you have a finished product, you can put a nice label on it and maybe wrap a bow around it.  Place it in a nice bag and share your oils with others!
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