10 Essential Oils for Romance with Romantic Diffuser Blends

Looking to spice up your love life with some aromatherapy? Check out these essential oils specifically tailored to increase romance and sexual desires! Here are some of the best essential oils for romance. Add them to a diffuser, or put a few drops on a tissue and smell them when you're feeling amorous. Each oil has its own unique scent that can set the mood for love. Try out a few and see which ones work best for you!

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Valentine's Day is almost here and it is a great excuse to get a little more romantic with your partner. Here are some essential oils for romance you can use to help set the mood, with 10 Romantic Diffuser Blend recipes!

Aromatherapy and Romance

Whether you enjoy floral, citrus, or spice...check out some of the top romance oils. Think about what your partner likes too so you can take that into consideration.

I learned the hard way that my husband wasn't fond of patchouli oil, reminds him too much of incense, too bad I already had it on as a body oil :( 

When I use it around him now, I make sure to blend it with citrus oils to enhance the aroma so it is less patchouli smelling :)

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Best Essential Oils for Romance

Again, my best and your best may be different but I like to share some options to give you a starting point so you can see the huge potential that essential oils can have in store for you. Explore with your partner and see what scents you both enjoy.

1. Rose Otto Absolute or Rose Essential Oil

  • Nothing says romance like roses and this oil smells like fresh picked roses.
  • Often called "Queen of Flowers", rose oil enhances balance and harmony in the body.
  • It has been used to help women suffering from frigidity.

2. Ylang Ylang Essential Oil

  • Has calming and relaxing effects.
  • It has an intoxicating aroma and is considered an aphrodisiac oil.
  • Best when used with other oils and in small doses, too large amounts can cause nausea and/or headache.

3. Sandalwood Essential Oil

  • Woody yet sensual aroma helps to encourage self-acceptance.
  • It lifts the spirits and opens the heart so you can let romance in.
  • Offers a grounding, balancing effect on emotions

4. Patchouli Essential Oil

  • Offers balance and calming to the mind, body, and spirit.
  • Patchouli oil opens the heart and heightens the senses.
  • Its musky scent has aphrodisiac properties.

5. Clary Sage Essential Oil

  • This supportive oil uplifts the heart and nourishes the spirit.
  • It can allow creative inspiration to flow freely.
  • Known to assist with female reproductive health as well.

6. Geranium Essential Oil

  • Has a floral scent that supports women’s health.
  • It is both calming and uplifting to the mind and body.
  • Let geranium open up intimate communication.

7. Orange Essential Oil

  • This versatile oil creates a cheerful atmosphere.
  • It is also calming and can help ease muscle tension.
  • Wonderful oil to use in a massage blend with patchouli oil.

8. Cedarwood Essential Oil

  • Helps release negative feelings, treat nervous tension, and aids in focus.
  • It is considered an aphrodisiac for men.
  • It has a woody aroma that that is sure to be a winner in a manly blend.

9. Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil

  • The spicy, warming aroma of cinnamon can counter fatigue and exhaustion.
  • It is stimulating and energizing.

10. Cardamom Essential Oil

  • Cardamom oil has calming action that can refresh and relieve stress.
  • Helps encourage circulation and warmth.
  • Considered an aphrodisiac, especially if fatigued.
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Romantic Diffuser Blends

Spice things up with these essential oils blends for love. Pick a romantic diffuser recipe below, add the drops of oil to your diffuser with the recommended water required for the machine, turn on and enjoy!

Read more about diffusing essential oils.

 1. Love Is In the Air

Here is a beautiful and romantic essential oil diffuser recipe to enjoy with your loved ones.

  • 3 drops Bergamot
  • 3 drops Patchouli
  • 3 drops Ylang Ylang


Love is in the Air Diffuser Blend - Romance Essential Oil Blends by Loving Essential Oils

 2. XOXO

This love essential oil blend recipe is filled with comfort and joy.

  • 2 drops Orange
  • 1 drop Cedarwood
  • 1 drop Sandalwood
  • 1 drop Ylang Ylang

XOXO Diffuser Blend - Essential Oils and Romance by Loving Essential Oils

 3. Allure

Let this alluring diffuser blend inspire confidence and balance, give it a try.

  • 3 drops Orange
  • 2 drops Clary Sage
  • 2 drops Patchouli
  • 1 drop Geranium

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 4. Romance Diffuser Blend

Everything's coming up roses with this essential oil blend!

  • 3 drops Rose Geranium
  • 2 drops Patchouli
  • 1 drop Cinnamon Bark
  • 1 drop Rose

Romance Diffuser Blend by Loving Essential Oils

 5. Ooh La La

The jasmine and sandalwood oil in this DIY recipe really gives this oil blend a tropical feel.

  • 3 drops Orange
  • 2 drops Sandalwood
  • 1 drop Cinnamon Bark
  • 1 drop Jasmine (or Ylang Ylang)

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 6. Love Potion

Here is a sensual and magical essential oil blend for love.

  • 3 drops Clary Sage
  • 2 drops Douglas Fir
  • 2 drops Grapefruit
  • 1 drop Juniper Berry

Love Potion Diffuser Blend - Romantic Essential Oils by Loving Essential Oils

 7. Cupid Shuffle

Just like cupid's arrow, this romantic oil blend is mesmerizing.

  • 3 drops Lime
  • 3 drops Patchouli
  • 2 drops Ylang Ylang


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 8. In the Mood

Spark passionate feelings and get ready for a special night.

  • 2 drops Orange
  • 2 drops Ylang Ylang
  • 1 drop Cedarwood
  • 1 drop Sandalwood


Valentine's Day Essential Oil Blends - In the Mood byLoving Essential Oils

 9. Love Diffuser Blend

These not so mainstream essential oil blend create a lovely atmosphere.

  • 3 drops Palmarosa
  • 2 drops Rosewood


Love Essential Oil Blend Recipe - Love Diffuser Blend by Loving Essential Oils

 10. Falling in Love

Here is a blend of essential oils for love. Let this fragrant woody scent soothe your nerves and open you up to love.

  • 3 drops Frankincense
  • 1 drop Cinnamon Bark
  • 1 drop Myrrh
  • 1 drop Sandalwood


Falling in Love Diffuser Blend For Romance by Loving Essential Oils

Safety Guidelines

Diffuse 30 minutes to 1 hour at a time, read more about how long to diffuse oils.

It is best not to apply undiluted essential oils onto the skin. When using essential oils topically on the skin, be sure to dilute with a carrier oil like jojoba oil or sweet almond oil.

Using essential oils can improve a person’s emotional, physical, and mental state. For best results, make sure you use pure essential oils and learn how to use them properly.

People can have different responses to essential oils, you may find what works for one person, doesn't work for you. You can learn more here about what to do when essential oils don't work.

Free Printable Cheat Sheet

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Where to Buy Essential Oils?

If you are looking to buy essential oils to use in your DIY recipes, be sure to buy only 100% pure essential oils. Check out some of our favorite essential oil companies:

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