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Essential Oils: Favorite Diffuser Blends

Our Favorite Diffuser Blends

Aromatherapy is the ancient practice of enhancing your emotional, psychological, spiritual and mental well-being through the inhalation of essential oils. Each essential oil has a list of healing properties that can stimulate brain function, be used as an effective pain reliever, elevate mood and the list of benefits goes on and on. The smell of essential oils ignites the limbic system of the brain to stimulate memories and emotions and can alter your mood.

One of the most effective ways to use essential oils is by inhaling their aroma via a diffuser. It dispenses the oil that is added to water (approx. 2-3 drops per 100ml of water) into the air. There are absolutely no chemicals added like plug in air fresheners. (Also beware of “scented” candles as they can contain up to 300 toxic chemicals in their make-up). The essential oils are not heated but cold diffused to get the maximum benefit from these concentrated aromatic compounds. It is important to note that a diffuser is not a humidifier. The latter has not been made for essential oil use.

Diffused essential oils clean the air from free radicals, lower anxiety, alleviate stress and ease a range of physical and psychological issues. When you combine a few essential oils in your diffuser you can create specific blends that pack additional benefits due to their therapeutic combinations.

Firstly, you will need to invest in a great diffuser. It should include a waterless shut off for when the water inside runs out. This is for your safety. It’s also perfect to find one that is exceptionally quiet while in operation. You must also ensure that you only use 100% pure essential oils in your diffuser to receive the healing benefits of aromatherapy.

Here are a few of our favorite recipes for creating ideal blends to target your specific needs. The recipes are categorized under the following headings of Body, Mind, Soul and Home. This is your essential guide for using essential oils use in a diffuser.

BODY:

Immune Booster

Combine 2 drops each to fight off germs in your environment that can cause illness:

 clove bud, cinnamon bark, eucalyptus globulus, rosemary, sweet orange

Decongestant

Combine the following to enable easy breathing during the times of colds and flu:

2 drops of lemon,

3 drops of cypress,

4 drops of peppermint,

4 drops of eucalyptus globulus

5 drops of rosemary

Migraine Relief

Combine the following to alleviate the pain and tension associated with headaches and migraines:

2 drops of eucalyptus globulus,  

2 drops of lavender,

3 drops of peppermint,

4 drops of geranium  

5 drops of tea tree

Allergy Relief

Combine 3 drops each to ensure easy, clear breathing:

lavender, lemon and peppermint

Balancing Hormones

Combine the following to bring body, mind and soul into alignment, to create peace and calm in our lives:

1 drop of lemon,

1 drop of frankincense

1 drop of ylang ylang

3 drops of sweet orange

MIND:

To help promote relaxation and the dispelling of any built up stress that has accumulated throughout the day, combine:

2 drops of ylang ylang,

3 drops of clary sage

4 drops of lavender

Emotional Healing

To stabilize any emotional turmoil or imbalance, combine:

2 drops of clary sage,

2 drops of roman chamomile

2 drops of ylang ylang

3 drops of lavender

3 drops of geranium

Finding Focus

Combine to heighten your concentration and stimulate brain function so you can complete all tasks at hand with ease and calm:

1 drop of basil

1 drop of rosemary

2 drops each of lemon, peppermint, grapefruit and lavender

 

Alertness

Combine for a quick and powerful pick me up:

2 drops each of sweet orange and peppermint

Energy

To give you a super boost of energy to invigorate your life combine:

2 drops of cinnamon bark,

2 drops of frankincense,

3 drops of sweet orange

SOUL:

Mood Energizer

Combine the following to achieve a sense of joy and happiness:

2 drops each of bergamot, cypress, frankincense and sweet orange

Romantic Atmosphere

Combine to create a sensual atmosphere:

1 drop of ginger

1 drop of lime

1 drop of ylang ylang

3 drops of bergamot

5 drops of patchouli

Aphrodisiac

To create a heightened sexual environment, combine:

2 drops each of cinnamon bark and patchouli

1 drop each of rosemary, cedarwood and ylang ylang

Encourage Happiness

Combine 2 drops each of lime, frankincense, peppermint and sweet orange to inspire euphoric feelings of happiness.

 

Promote Sleep:

Combine 3 drops each of juniper, lavender and roman chamomile to fall easily to sleep.

 

Encouraging your children to fall asleep:

Combine 3 drops each of sweet orange and cedarwood to assist with bedtime for your little ones.

HOME:

Room Freshener

Combine for a fresh, welcoming atmosphere:

3 drops of lemon

3 drops of peppermint

4 drops of patchouli

Eliminating Bad Odors

Combine to freshen the air after any foul smell has permeated your space: 1 drop each of tea tree, bergamot, and lime

2 drops of lemon

Putting out the Welcome Mat

Combine: 1 drop each of lemon, lime and grapefruit with 2 drops of sweet orange to make your home smell citrusy, clean and fresh.

Summer Time Scent

Combine 2 drops of lemon and spearmint and 3 drops of lavender and grapefruit to match the sunny summer atmosphere of the season.

 

Fall Favorite

Combine 3 drops of ginger and cinnamon bark with 4 drops of sweet orange to feel the aroma of fall in your living room.

 

Spring in your step

Combine 2 drops of geranium and 3 drops of lavender and roman chamomile to let the sunshine into your home after the cold winter.

Winter wonderland

Combine 2 drops of cypress and 3 drops of balsam fir and sweet orange to align with the refreshing winter chill.

Christmas Cheer

Combine 4 drops each of cinnamon bark and patchouli to spice up the holiday spirit.

Insect Repellent

Combine 1 drop each of eucalyptus globulus, tea tree, rosemary, thyme and lemongrass to send the creepy crawlies in the opposite direction.

Insects be gone:

Combine 1 drop of lemongrass and 4 drops each of spearmint, peppermint and citronella as another potent insect repellent. 

 

These essential recipes for blending your favorite essential oils gives you enough options to feel balanced, stress free, energized, alert and focused. They can ensure easy breathing in times of allergy attacks and colds and flu that congest your nasal passages. They can elevate your mood, encourage your sensuality and restore peace and calm in your life. Your home will be invigorated by the fresh, clean aromas of the blends with some of them banishing insects back into nature and away from your living quarters. It’s great to have so many combinations in arms reach to keep your home diffused with fragrant, therapeutic, healing scents.


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