Yuzu Essential Oil Benefits and Diffuser Blend Recipes

Yuzu Essential Oil Benefits and Diffuser Blend Recipes

Are you familiar with Yuzu? Don't worry if this is the very first time you are hearing about it, it is not a mainstream essential oil.

Though many people do not know about this aromatic fruit, it has been an integral part of Asian culture and food for decades. In this blog post I will share with you the benefits of Yuzu essential oil PLUS I share Yuzu Diffuser Blend Recipes!

What is Yuzu?

Yuzu, with its botanical name Citrus junos, is a hybrid citrus fruit from the family of orange. It was discovered in China and is now cultivated at a large scale in Japan.
It is comprised of D-limonene in the same manner as enclosed in the peels of high citrus fruits such as lemon, grapefruit, and tangerine. Similar to other citrus oils, Yuzu essential oil contains limonene too.

    Yuzu can enhance mood and thus put your body at ease. In Korea and Japan, it has been used for centuries to boost relaxation during bath and to encourage sleep.

      Yuzu Essential Oil Uses

      Yuzu essential oil is prepared from Yuzu fruit through steam distillation method. It holds a pleasant citrus aroma that bears a resemblance to a combination of grapefruit and mandarin.

      Yuzu Essential Oil can even be used for personal fragrance because of its pleasing odor. Yuzu Oil is also used to elevate diffuser blends and, thus, help people cope with nervousness, mood disorders, depression, and anxiety.

      Additionally, it holds the following benefits:

      • Emotional soothing and stress elevating
      • Aids to fight infections
      • Soothes tension muscles, relieve tenderness
      • Increases blood circulation
      • Encourage healthy respiratory functioning by diminishing the irregular overactive mucous creation
      • Boots strong digestion
      • Can alleviate infrequent nausea
      • Enhance immune functionality
      • Inspires soulfulness and spirituality- strengthen the left brain

      5 Must-Know Benefits of Yuzu Essential Oil

      1. Improves Outlook

      Even the happiest people sometimes feel down, maybe some complicated life event occurred in their lives or because of some other specific feelings.

      Depression may cause emotional and physical symptoms, even though it is a psychological condition. The use of Yuzu essential oil is complimentary application for depression. In many cultures across the world, the use of essential oils to support emotions and uplift the mood has been popular for hundreds of years.

      Yuzu oil has proven itself to facilitate a more focused and a happier mood, by continuing to work with the brain that controls the production of strong hormones, such as serotonin, or by preventing this hormone from breaking rapidly. The use of Yuzu essential oil may activate the serotonergic system, which brain transmitter system linked with depression. This, in turn, can slow down the discharge of stress hormones.

      2. Awesome Skin Care Tonic

      Your skin is undoubtedly the most significant organ in your body. The first line of defense it helps in maintaining the internal temperature against infectious diseases. This is also the first thing people notice, and if the look and feel of your skin is poor, it can be embarrassing or disappointing. Yuzu essential oil is useful in a variety of ways to look after your skin.

      Yuzu has antibacterial effects like other oils that can help to handle pores stranded bacteria and reduce the irritation and swelling of highly contagious pores. It has also been proven that Yuzu essential oil can prevent cell and may even help to repair previous skin cell problems.

      You can use Yuzu and your current moisturizers or apply it directly to your skin to enjoy its skin benefits.

      3. Best Mood Enhancer

      In times of crisis, such as a global pandemic, we are finding ourselves overwhelmingly stressed. This state is also directing us to high blood pressure, blue moods, fast breaths, and even lack of concentration. Yuzu essential oil has been proven to help reduce stress in the body by improving to boost the mood by lowering the stress hormone cortisol.

      Mix Yuzu essential oil with any of your favorite relaxing oils such as geranium to enhance your stress-free state of mind. Use it as a massage twice a week to improve mood and ease muscle tension.

      4.  Uplifts Spiritual Awakening

      It can also be used for spiritual foundation and purification. Yuzu essential oil is one of the best essential oils used for spiritual awakening. It purifies your body and souls, heals the soul, and cleanses and strengthens the mind.

      Additionally, Yuzu essential oil removes obstructions from your energetic body and sensation. It purifies you spiritually by removing the negative energies, suspicions, doubts, anxieties, and uncertainties. You will feel an energizing strength inside and out as you meditate with this essential oil regularly.

      5. Eases Respiratory Ailments

      Asthma is a severe illness against the quality of life that can lead to chronic inflammatory disease of the respiratory system and the nasal passages by several external influences. This can regularly make respiration extremely difficult and can give rise to hospital stay or worse. Airborne allergens, including pollen or mold can trigger an attack.

      Yuzu oil has proven its effect against inflammatory response, which significantly reduces bronchial tube swelling during an asthma attack, allowing the lungs to perform better.

      Yuzu Diffuser Blends

      By inhaling or diffusing essential oil, you can support the mind and body. Add one of the yuzu essential oil recipes below to your aromatherapy diffuser with recommended water for your diffuser tank. I like to use a 100-200 ml water tank diffuser but you can use whatever size you prefer. Adjust the drops if you desire.

       1. Cabana Time

      • 2 drops Yuzu
      • 2 drops Key Lime
      • 1 drop Jasmine


        Yuzu Diffuser Blend - Cabana Time by Loving Essential Oils

         2. Refreshing Vista

        • 4 drops Yuzu
        • 2 drops Rosemary
        • 1 drop Frankincense


          yuzu diffuser blends - refreshing vista image

           3. Sweet Calm

          • 5 drops Yuzu
          • 3 drops Peru Balsam


            Yuzu Diffuser Recipe - Sweet Calm by Loving Essential Oils

             4. Secret Waterfall

            • 5 drops Yuzu
            • 2 drops Sandalwood
            • 2 drops Ylang Ylang


              Yuzu Essential Oil Blend - Secret Waterfall by Loving Essential Oils

               5. Green Citrus

              • 5 drops Yuzu
              • 3 drops Key Lime
              • 2 drops Bergamot


                Yuzu Essential Oil Diffuser Blend - Green Citrus by Loving Essential Oils

                 6. Serene Peace

                • 2 drops Orange
                • 2 drops Mandarine
                • 2 drops Yuzu
                • 1 drop Vetiver


                Yuzu Essential Oil Diffuser Recipe - Serene Peace by Loving Essential Oils


                 7. Island Living

                • 4 drops Yuzu
                • 2 drops Ginger
                • 1 drop Ylang Ylang


                Yuzu Essential Oil Recipe - Island Living by Loving Essential Oils

                We hope you loved learning about this oil and its benefits, mainly because of its tempting and soothing citrus aroma. Like other citrus fruits, Yuzu essential oil can help keep a fresh home, happy mood, and healthy skin.

                Guidelines for Using Essential Oils

                Diffuse 30 minutes to 1 hour at a time, read more here.

                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.

                General Essential Oil Precautions

                Never use essential oils undiluted, in eyes or mucous membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified practitioner. Keep out of reach from children.

                Use essential oils with extreme caution on children, be sure you have researched the oil and that it is safe for use on kids. Plant Therapy clearly labels their oils "KidSafe" on the bottle if the oil can be used for children ages 2–10.

                If applying an essential oil topically (on your skin), you may perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body, use 1-2 drops in a teaspoon of carrier oil like jojoba oil, read more here.

                If you are pregnant, breastfeeding, epileptic, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. For more information on oil safety issues here.

                Newbie to Oils? Read More: Essential Oils for Beginners

                Essential Oils for Beginners Guide

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                Essential Oil Diffuser Blends with Yuzu by Loving Essential Oils

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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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