Lemon Diffuser Blends - 10 Fresh Essential Oil Recipes

Everyone loves a refreshing lemon smell, whether in a cleaning spray, a homemade cleaning recipe, or a delicious dish. But what if you could have that same wonderful lemon aroma all the time? That's where lemon essential oil comes in. This concentrated oil can be used in a diffuser to add a wonderful scent to any room.
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Lemon essential oil has such a bright and sunshiny citrus aroma. While a favorite any time of the year, I especially like it in the spring. So fresh and renewing, just like springtime. Check out these Lemon Diffuser Blends and bring some smiles to your space.

Lemon is one oil that I think every home should have. It is a very affordable essential oil if you are on a limited budget. It is one that I could use every day and not get tired of it.

Diffusing lemon oil is a favorite use for many reasons. Let's look at some benefits first before we get into the essential oil blends.

Lemon Essential Oil Diffuser Benefits

It’s no wonder more and more people are using essential oils to create relaxing and healing scents in their homes. Even scientists have started to take notice of this practice.

Research has come out in support of aromatherapy as well. Preliminary studies point to mood and mental health improvements when using lemon essential oil in a diffuser.

Lemon Essential Oil Benefits

Here are just a few benefits of lemon essential oil:

  • Sweet, fresh, fruity aroma that disinfects the air
  • Uplifts and eases emotional tension
  • Purifying nature of lemon can cleanse and brighten a room
  • Instills happiness and positive energy
  • Decreases both physical and mental stress
  • Helps boost the immune system
Lavender and lemon essential oil diffuser blends - Free Printable by Loving Essential Oils | Lemon Essential Oil Benefits

What Blends Well with Lemon Essential Oil?

Lemon oil blend well with most other essential oils so you really can't go wrong with picking lemon for use in a diffusion blend. Lavender and lemon essential oil go especially good together and they can be used in many DIY recipes!

Other citrus oils like orange, grapefruit, bergamot, tangerine, and lime are great for uplifting blends. Add a little spice with cinnamon, ginger, or cardamom.

How Do I Diffuse Lemon Oil?

You will first need an aromatherapy diffuser, they are readily available and come in a variety of styles and options. I like to use a 100-200 ml water tank diffuser but you can use whatever size you prefer.

Next, pick a lemon recipe from the list of diffuser blends below. Add drops of essential oils listed in the recipe to your diffuser with recommended water for your machine. Turn on and enjoy the refreshing aroma. Diffuse for up to 1 hour.

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Lemon Diffuser Blends

Given the many health benefits of lemon oil, it’s no surprise that the essential oil has become one of the most popular scents among aromatherapy enthusiasts.

Lemon essential oil is known for its uplifting, mood boosting, invigorating, and cleansing properties. Here are 10 favorite lemon essential oil diffuser recipes to try.

 1. Sunshine On a Rainy Day

In this blend lemon and lavender are mixed with rosalina essential oil. Rosalina is also called lavender tea tree oil. I has similar properties to eucalyptus oil but it is safer and gentler, making it a great alternative for kids.

  • 3 drops Lemon
  • 3 drops Rosalina
  • 1 drop Lavender


Lemon essential oil mixes well with by Loving Essential Oils | Sunshine on a Rainy Day with rosalina and lavender

 2. Sunshine and Roses

Rose essential oil is quiet rare, you can use rose absolute as an alternative, it pairs nicely with lemon. Try this oil blend when you need uplifting.

  • 4 drops Lemon
  • 3 drops Copaiba
  • 2 drops Rose


Lemon Oil Diffuser Blends - Free PDF by Loving Essential Oils | Sunshine and Roses with lemon, copaiba and rose

 3. Winding Down

Looking for some relaxation from a day filled with stress or excitement? Try this lemon essential oil diffuser recipe.

  • 4 drops Frankincense
  • 3 drops Lavender
  • 3 drops Lemon


Lemon and Lavender Diffuser Blends by Loving Essential Oils | Winding Down with frankincense oil

 4. Frozen Lemonade

Lemonade just screams summer and refreshing. Let this lemon diffuser recipe with spearmint and basil refresh you when you are in need.

  • 5 drops Lemon
  • 3 drops Spearmint
  • 2 drops Basil


Lemonade Essential Oil Blends by Loving Essential Oils | Frozen Lemonade with spearmint and basil

  5. Spring Forward

Here is a surprising blend of spring oils that may seem a little unlikely but none the less lovely.
  • 3 drops Geranium
  • 3 drops Tea Tree
  • 2 drops Lime
  • 2 drops Lemon


Diffusing Lemon Essential Oil - Free Recipe Sheet by Loving Essential Oils | Spring Forward with geranium, tea tree and lime

 6. Calmly Focused

Lemon is a top choice essential oil for focus and concentration.

  • 4 drops Balsam Fir
  • 2 drops Lemon
  • 1 drop Spearmint


Diffuser Blends with Lemon Essential Oil - Free Cheat Sheet by Loving Essential Oils | Calmly Focused with balsam fir and spearmint

 7. Lemon Shortbread

Here is a wonderful lemon diffusion when you want to make your home smell just delicious!

  • 3 drops Lemon
  • 2 drops Orange
  • 2 drops Siberian Fir
  • 1 drop Cardamom
  • 1 drop Cinnamon Bark


Lemon Oil Diffuser Recipes by Loving Essential Oils | Lemon Shortbread with siberian fir, cardamom, cinnamon and orange

 8. Energy Trio

Need an energy boost? Try this winning energizing essential oil blend. You can also make this blend into an aromatherapy inhaler recipe and use when on the go.

  • 4 drops Peppermint
  • 3 drops Lemon
  • 3 drops Rosemary

Lemon Essential Oil Diffuser Benefits - Free Download by Loving Essential Oils | Energy Trio with peppermint, lemon and rosemary

 9. Lemon Meringue Pie

What really makes this blend shine besides lemon is the vanilla absolute. While there is no vanilla essential oil, you can find vanilla absolute, read more about essential oils vs absolutes.

  • 5 drops Lemon
  • 2 drops Vanilla Absolute
  • 1 drop Cedarwood

Lemon Oil Diffuser Blends - Free PDF by Loving Essential Oils | Lemon Meringue Pie with vanilla and cedarwood

 10. Sunny Day Blend

The brightness that citrus essential oils bring are perfect for a sunny day blend.

  • 4 drops Lemon
  • 3 drops Grapefruit
  • 1 drop Clementine


Lemon Essential Oil Diffuser Recipes - Free Printable by Loving Essential Oils | Sunny Day Blend with grapefruit and clementine

What are the Therapeutic Uses for Lemon Oil?

Digestive problems, loss of appetite, respiratory issues, detoxifying, sore throat, fatigue, nervous tension, inability to focus, skin infections, sinus congestion, allergies, swelling, and much more. See the full list of benefits for diffusing lemon.

Diffusing Essential Oils Safety Guidelines

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

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.

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

Where to Buy Essential Oils?

Essential oils are great because not only do they make you feel good physically but mentally as well. I love having them around since they have so many benefits like clearing the air of bad odors and improving moods by releasing calming scents in your home or office!

We are frequently asked what essential oil brand we like, here are some of our favorites:

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What are some tips for using lemon diffuser blends?

Start with a small amount of essential oil and add more as needed. When using a diffuser, it is important to start with a small amount of essential oil and then add more as needed. This will help you avoid overpowering the room with the scent of the essential oil.

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