With the New Year now here, many expectations and desires come with it. These usually consist of improving health, wellness, and financial success. While essential oils are not magical solutions for your desires, they can be used to assist you in achieving your goals for this year.
Here I share Essential Oils Blends for the New Year. These recipes can help support your well-being and set you up for success in your life. I hope you get life-transforming results with them.
Make a Positive Change in 2024
The sweet and calming scent of essential oils diffused throughout our homes can be a source of inspiration, reminding us that even in the darkest of times, there is still hope for the future.
If you haven't yet, I invite you to incorporate one new essential oil experience into your life each day. It doesn't have to take long, only a few minutes. If each day you take a step or two forward in your essential oil journey, you will see the amazing results in your life.
6 DIY Essential Oil Blends for the New Year
I am excited to share some of my favorite blends with you! Here are some ways to help you incorporate essential oils in a bigger way into your life in 2024. These essential oil recipes for the new year don't take long to make so don't procrastinate about creating them.
1. Get Better Sleep
It's no secret, sleep quality can effect your health and wellness. Getting enough restful sleep every night is a must for overall health. During sleep, the body is able to repair cells and tissues, boost the immune system, relieve the mind of stressors, restore strength and energy, and regulates hormones.
Essential oils can assist with insomnia. Many popular essential oils have relaxing and sedative properties that have been known to address common causes for insomnia.
Best Sleep Massage Blend
Try this blend before bedtime to relieve stress and nervous tension.
Directions: Add all ingredients into the pump bottle. Place pump top on and shake to blend. Use a few pumps of massage oil every night. You can apply to your chest, neck, arms, and/or feet. Inhale the beautiful aroma as you drift off to sleep.
2. Have a Positive Mindset
A positive mindset is key to overall success when it comes to health and wellness.
As the years' pass, they seem to go faster and faster. Let this blend allow you to take a moment to appreciate where you are right now and to think positive thoughts about where your path is leading you.
This is the Day! Inhaler
Directions: Add essential oils onto the cotton wick, place the wick into the inhaler. To use, bring inhaler under nasal passages and take a deep breathe in.
3. Stress Less
One favorite use for essential oils is their ability to calm the mind and body. Powerhouse oils like lavender essential oil and frankincense essential oil have long been go-to aromatherapy oils for stress. Try this recipe to help maintain your :
Stress-Free Lotion Blend
Directions: Add unscented lotion to the jar, then drop in essential oils, stir to blend. To use, just rub on to desired skin for a tension taming experience.
4. Enjoy a Cleaner Home
I find that a clean space just makes me feel better and allows me to focus more on the tasks at hand. Having a cleaner environment can be easily obtained with essential oils.
Winter brings all kinds of germs and aliments your way, wipe down frequently touched items and surfaces with this cleaning spray.
Lavender and Lemon Cleaning Spray
Directions: Add essential oils and vinegar to the spray bottle, fill the rest of bottle with distilled water. Place sprayer top on and shake to blend. Spray on a microfiber cloth and wipe down household surfaces let air dry. Be sure to shake before each use, best if used within 1 month.
5. Greater Energy
Whether you need the energy to start a new exercise routine, or just to get through your work day, try energizing essential oils. Some favorites include grapefruit and white fir. Here is a positively excellent roll-on recipe to try.
Positively Energized Roller Blend
Directions: Add essential oils to the roll on bottle and fill the rest of the bottle with jojoba oil. Add on rollerball top, then roll between palms to mix blend together.
6. Detox Your Body
Every day the body eliminates waste through the skin. Potent plant oils can help with this detoxification process.
I like to add detoxifying essential oils to a warm foot bath with Epsom salt. The combination of heat, oils, and Epsom salt help with the process as well as relaxation, soreness, and aches.
Detox Foot Bath
Directions: Mix ingredients together, then add to a foot basin or large bowl with hot water (make sure the temperature is not too hot, you want to be able to immerse your feet).
New Years Diffuser Blends
The idea of using essential oils in a diffuser to create unique New Year's blends is a great way to bring a sense of renewal and freshness into your home, while also providing a calming and soothing atmosphere that will help you relax and immerse your feet in comfort.
Diffusers are a great way to fill your home with the fresh, invigorating scents of essential oils for the new year, allowing you to create an atmosphere of relaxation and rejuvenation while also providing a calming and therapeutic ambience.
I like to use a 100 to 200 ml water tank diffuser, but you can use whatever size you prefer. It is best to diffuse in 30-minute intervals as to not overwhelm the space and your senses. Read more about diffusing essential oils.
New Year, New Me
Inhaling this diffuser blend is a great way to enjoy the therapeutic benefits of essential oils. You can also customize the scent and intensity of the aroma to your preference, add more ginger for more spice, or more citrus for uplifting.
- 3 drops Lime
- 3 drops Lemon
- 2 drops Ginger
New Year Intentions Diffuser Blend
Set your intentions with this diffuser blend for the New Year!
- 3 drops Cedarwood
- 3 drops Black Spruce
- 2 drops Ylang Ylang
- 1 drop Thyme
New Year Bliss Diffuser Recipe
Enhance your mood with this blissful oil blend for the New Year!
- 4 drops Orange essential oil
- 2 drops White Fir essential oil
- 1 drop Clove essential oil
Positively Energized Diffuser Blend
This is the same recipe as the roller blend above, it can also be used in a diffuser.
- 3 drops Grapefruit oil
- 2 drops White Fir oil (aka Silver Fir)
- 2 drops Cypress oil
- 1 drops Lemongrass oil
Essential Oils for the New Year
As we enter the new year, let us take a moment to be inspired by the refreshing scents of essential oils diffused throughout our homes, providing us with a sense of renewal and hope for the future.
Eucalyptus Essential Oil
The sweet and refreshing scent of eucalyptus oil serves as a source of inspiration, reminding us that even in the darkest of times, there is still hope for the future. Its invigorating aroma can bring us peace and clarity, like a gentle breeze carrying the promise of a brighter tomorrow.
Pine Essential Oil
As the new year approaches, why not create a festive atmosphere with a diffuser blend of essential oils, such as pine, lavender, and orange, to help you relax and welcome in the new year with a sense of renewal and hope?
Patchouli Essential Oil
Patchouli oil is a popular essential oil that is often used in aromatherapy due to its rich, earthy scent, and its ability to help promote relaxation, reduce stress, and even improve mood.
It can be used alone or blended with other essential oils to create a unique and personalized scent, and its strong, musky aroma can be used to create a calming and soothing atmosphere.
Cedarwood Essential Oil
Cedarwood essential oil is a popular choice among aromatherapists due to its calming, grounding, and woody aroma, and can be used to help reduce stress and anxiety, as well as to promote relaxation and a sense of well-being.
Spearmint Essential Oil
Spearmint is a refreshing and invigorating essential oil that can be used to promote clarity and focus, as well as to help reduce stress and tension, making it an ideal addition to any aromatherapy routine.
Peppermint Essential Oil
The refreshing and invigorating aroma of peppermint essential oil can be used to help reduce stress, improve mental clarity, and even help with digestive issues, making it a popular choice for aromatherapy and home remedies.
Lime Essential Oil
The scent of lime essential oil has been known to help reduce stress and anxiety, improve mental clarity, and even help with digestive issues, making it a popular choice for aromatherapy and home remedies.
Its zesty, citrusy aroma is said to be especially uplifting and energizing, and its juice can be used to make a refreshing drink or added to dishes to add a bright, tart flavor.