5 Essential Oil Recipes for All Purposes

Candles are officially a thing of the past and essential oils have claimed their spot as the superior means of smelling good. Not only is it fun to watch a cute diffuser with color-changing lights, but you can mix them and create your own scents. As well as being a fun way to create new scents, different essential oils have different health benefits, ranging from respiratory decongestion to headache relief. Here are some essential oil blends for a multitude of purposes to try at home! (The amount of drops may vary based on size of diffuser)

1. For Focus

Both of these oils alone can help to improve your mood and therefore help you focus! These are perfect for when it’s time to study for that big exam or just to get some homework done. They are also two classics so they will be easy to find at any store selling essential oils.

  • 2 drops orange
  • 2 drops peppermint

2. Odor Elimination

This blend is perfect to diffuse before having company over, as it freshens the air and covers scents we may otherwise be “nose-blind” to.

  • 2 drops lemon
  • 1 drop lime
  • 1 drop cilantro
  • 2 drops melaleuca

3. For Relaxation

This blend is great for winding down after a long day or trying to relax before bed. All of the oils separately promote a calm energy, but they also smell great and work well together.

  • 1 drop bergamot
  • 1 drop ylang ylang    
  • 1 drop patchouli

4. Respiratory Function

These oils help to clear respiratory congestion and are great to use in times of sickness or during drastic weather changes, like the cold winter months.

  • 1 drop lemon
  • 1 drop rosemary
  • 2 drops peppermint
  • 1 drop eucalyptus

5. Bug Repellent

This blend can be diffused in a diffuser or worn as a perfume- whatever works best for you! Not to mention it smells great.

  • 1 drop lemongrass
  • 1 drop basil
  • 1 drop eucalyptus
  • 1 drop thyme

And there you have it! These oil blends not only smell great, but are also highly beneficial in aiding everyday problems. So, find yourself a fun diffuser (here), grab some oils, and start blending!