10 Essential Oils for Romance with Diffuser Blends

10 Essential Oils for Romance with Diffuser Blends

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 diffuser blend recipes!

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 :)

Best Essential Oil Blends for Romance and Love for Diffusing by Loving Essential Oils

Essential Oils for Romance

#1. Rose Otto

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

Has calming and relaxing effects. 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

Woody yet sensual aroma helps to encourage self-acceptance. It lifts the spirits and opens the heart. With an open heart, you can let romance it!

#4. Patchouli

Offers balance and calming to the mind, body, and spirit. Patchouli oil opens the heart and heightens the senses.

#5. Clary sage

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

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

#7. Orange

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

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

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

#10. Cardamom

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

Romantic Diffuser Blends

Pick diffuser recipe below, add to your diffuser with the recommended water required for your diffuser, turn on and enjoy! Read more about diffusing essential oils.

1. Love Is In the Air

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

Love is in the Air Diffuser Blend by Loving Essential Oils


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

XOXO Diffuser Blend by Loving Essential Oils

3. Allure

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

4. Romance

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

5. Ooh La La

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

6. Love Potion

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

7. Cupid Shuffle

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

8. In the Mood

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

9. Love

  • 3 drops Palmarosa
  • 2 drops Rosewood

10. Falling in Love

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

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Jennifer Lane - Certified Aromatherapist

BIO: Owner and founder of Loving Essential Oils. I am a Registered Nurse and Certified Aromatherapist that loves to look toward essential oils and aromatherapy for all natural physical, emotional and spiritual support. I love creating and sharing DIY Essential Oil Recipes & Blends. Thank you so much for allowing me to be part of your essential oil journey!

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