Welcome to the world of essential oils! These natural extracts have been used in many cultures for their powerful therapeutic and healing benefits. Today, you can use essential oils as part of a holistic approach to your wellbeing.
Whether it's reducing stress and anxiety, relieving tension headaches or improving sleep quality - there is an oil blend specifically designed just for that!
In this blog post, we’ll explore five different DIY essential oil blends that are perfect for everyday use. So get ready to start making your own natural remedies right at home!
DIY Essential Oil Blends for Everyday Use
Essential oils provide many therapeutic benefits when used correctly. Here are a few essential oil blends to try:
1. Nausea Support Roller Blend
Nausea can be a debilitating symptom that not only causes discomfort and irritation, but can also upset your routine. If you’re trying to find an effective way to reduce the effects of nausea, an essential oil roller blend may be just what you need.
- 2 drops Roman Chamomile oil
- 2 drops Frankincense oil
- 2 drops Ginger oil
- 2 teaspoons Jojoba Oil
- 10 ml Roller Bottle
Directions: Add essential oils to roller bottle, fill rest of bottle with jojoba oil and place roller top on. Roll bottle between palms to blend together. To use, roll on belly. 3% dilution (6 drops in 10 ml roller bottle).
2. Rest and Relaxation Body Oil
The hustle and bustle of everyday life can take a toll on your body, so it's important to make time for rest and relaxation. Soothing away stress through self-care is key to staying healthy, both physically and mentally.
Doing something as simple as incorporating a refreshing essential oil blend into your daily routine can be incredibly effective in helping you find the much-needed relaxation your body needs.
This Rest and Relax Body Oil Blend is a simple way to nourish skin while calming down mind and spirit - the perfect combination for optimal relaxation after a long day!
- 1 oz Sweet Almond Oil
- 5 drops Vetiver
- 4 drops Sweet Orange
- 3 drops Lavender
- 1 oz dropper bottle
Directions: Add sweet almond oil and essential oils to dropper bottle, place cap on and roll bottle between palms to blend together. This recipe can be used as a hydrating body oil or relaxing massage oil. 2% dilution (12 drops in 1 oz of carrier).
3. Soothing Frankincense Bath Salt
A warm, long bath at the end of a hectic day can be incredibly satisfying. Whether you're looking for an opportunity to relax and unwind or just need some alone time, adding Epsom salts and essential oils to the mix is sure to take your bathing ritual up a notch.
For the ultimate aromatherapy experience that brings on instant relaxation with hints of earthy energy, try incorporating Frankincense essential oil into your bath salt blend!
Frankincense oil has remarkable healing properties that have been used for centuries; this truly magical scent will make your home-spa time feel extra special as it carries you away in its calming embrace.
- 1 cup Espom Salt
- 1 tablespoon Fractionated Coconut Oil
- 10 drops Frankincense
- 6 drops Sweet Orange
- 8 oz mason jar
Directions: Add all ingredients into a bowl, mix well until blended. Store in an 8 oz jar. To use, add 1/4 cup to bath water. Alternatively, you can use 2 tablespoons in a warm foot bath.
4. "No Bandage Required" Blend
We all have those days when accidents happen and we're left dealing with cuts and bruises. While it's important to take the necessary steps for proper healing, soothing a wound naturally can help reduce pain and inflammation.
That's why crafting your own essential oil blend is such an invaluable tool in any home medicine cabinet or first aid kit. These oils offer powerful antiseptic, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory properties - this simple DIY remedy will quickly become one of your go-to options for minor injuries.
- 4 drops Frankincense
- 3 drops Cedarwood
- 2 drops Lavender
- 1 drop Helichrysum
- 2 teaspoons Rosehip Oil
- 10 ml Glass Roller Bottle
Directions: Add essential oils to roller bottle, fill rest of bottle with rosehip oil. Place roller top on and roll bottle between palms to blend oils together. To use, roll over scars, bruises, minor cuts and scrapes. Reapply as needed. 5% dilution (10 drops in 10 ml of carrier).
5. Softest Skin Body Butter
Do you want to find a natural way to keep your skin soft and glowing? With the growing range of chemical-laden beauty products available nowadays, it can be difficult to know how best to care for our bodies. Thankfully, there is an alternative - make your own softening skin essential oil body butter blend!
- 3 tablespoons Shea Butter
- 1 tablespoon Jojoba Oil
- 10 drops Tangerine
- 8 drops Lavender
- 6 drops Myrrh
Directions: Using a no heat method, place shea butter and jojoba oil in a bowl, whip together with a hand mixer for about 2 minutes. Add in essential oils and whip until well combined. Transfer to jar for storage. 2% dilution (24 drops in 2 oz of carrier).