The days are shorter, the nights are longer, and the temperatures are cooler. That can only mean one thing... winter is near! Learn how to make a winter nights essential oil blend
While some may enjoy bundling up in front of a fire, others may find themselves feeling down or struggling with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) or winter blues. Thankfully, essential oils can assist mood and emotions! In this blog post, we'll discuss Winter Night essential oil blend, share the DIY recipe, and how to use it in your daily routine. Keep reading to learn more!
Winter Nights Essential Oil Benefits
The scent of Winter Nights can infuse your home with cozy warmth and the peace of crisp winter air. Here are more benefits of winter nights oil blend:
- It has a woody, fresh smell
- It has a relaxing, uplifting, and serene aroma
- Inviting the warmth of winter nights to your home
- For a rejuvenating, relaxing experience, combine massage with this product
Winter Nights Essential Oil Ingredients
Winter Nights essential oil blend will warm your home in the winter months, or anytime during the year. This DIY blend is inspired by Young Living Winter Nights oil blend.
Here are the ingredients in our copycat essential oil blend:
Black Spruce Essential Oil (Picea mariana)
Black Spruce essential oils has a grounding and earth-connecting aroma that enhances spiritual practices. It can also be used in massage to soothe muscles after physical activity. Read more about black spruce oil.
Cedarwood Essential Oil (Cedrus atlantica)
Cedarwood oil has a soothing and calming aroma that is known to help relieve stress and anxiety. The oil has antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, and astringent properties that make it beneficial for skin care and promotes healthy hair and scalp. It also aids in relieving respiratory problems, such as congestion, asthma, and bronchitis.
Orange Essential Oil (Citrus aurantium)
Orange oil is a bright and uplifting scent that cleans and refreshes air. It also effectively removes adhesives from surfaces. This oil has a variety of benefits, including improved immune function and reduced stress levels. If you're looking for an easy way to boost your health and wellbeing, consider adding some orange essential oil to your daily routine.
Peppermint Essential Oil (Mentha piperita)
Peppermint oil contains menthol which soothes tired muscles and ease tension. It's scent is refreshing and rejuvenating. It is perfect for use in the winter time when you need an uplifting boost.
DIY Winter Nights Essential Oil Blend
This blend can promote feelings of peace and relaxation, making it perfect for use in the evening. Peppermint adds a refreshing coolness to this oil blend recipe.
- 3 drops Orange essential oil
- 3 drops Spruce essential oil
- 2 drops Peppermint essential oil
- 2 drops cedarwood essential oil (any type of cedarwood will do)
Essential Oils Substitutions
The best essential oils for winter nights are those that are grounding, calming, and warming. Some suggested substitute oils for this blend include:
- Patchouli or Frankincense for Cedarwood oil
- Pine or Balsam Fir for Black Spruce oil
- Mandarin or Tangerine for Orange oil
- Black Pepper or Spearmint for Peppermint oil
Winter Nights Oil Blend Uses
- Make an all natural chest rub by adding a few drops of the oil blend to unscented lotion and applying it to chest and back to ease respiratory ailments.
- Make a tension relief massage oil. Add 2-4 drops to 1 tablespoon of carrier oil (like jojoba oil). Apply to neck and shoulders to decrease stress and tension.
- Diffuse oils for up to one hour in your home during the evening to create a warm, inviting, and cozy atmosphere, diffuse Winter Nights in your home.
- Use a Car Vent Diffuser to make your car smell as fresh as the night air, just add several drops to the scent pad.
- It can be used in combination with foaming hand soap or to unscented lotion to scent your skin with its soothing, cool aroma.
Young Living Winter Nights Essential Oil Blend
Young Living's signature scent is a combination of the warm, inviting scents Northern Lights Black Spruce and Peppermint with Cedarwood and Orange. The Winter Nights aroma is a refreshing addition to any home.
It has the power of falling snow, the calm of winter night air, and the warmth of cozy rooms. This scent is perfect for Young Living's Winter Nights Foaming Lotion and Hand Soap. It's limited edition, so get your bottle now!
What Oils are in Winter Nights?
Young Living's Winter Nights essential oils blend includes:
- Northern Lights Black Spruce essential Oil is the base of this blend
- Orange is used to brighten the Winter Nights blend
- Cedarwood has a soothing and calming aroma
- Peppermint oil enhances the foresty notes of Cedarwood and Black Spruce
Limonene, Beta-himachalane, Alpha-pinene, Beta-pinene, Bornyl acetate
Winter Nights Young Living Diffuser Blends
While you can't necessarily control the weather, you can do something to help boost your health and wellbeing during winter by using essential oils! Diffusing essential oils in your home can help improve your mood, increase your energy, and keep your respiratory system healthy.
Here are some winter nights diffuser blends using Young Livings oil blend. You could substitute the DIY oil blend in these diffuser blends. To use, just pick a recipe below, add the drops of oil and the recommended water for your diffuser (according to the instruction manual).
Winter in the Mountains
Soft Woods Diffuser Blend
Winter Slumber Diffuser Recipe
Cozy Winter Night
Winter Nights Oil Blend
Safety Guidelines for Essential Oils
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 about what to do when essential oils don't work.