5 Aromatherapy Oil Diffuser Blends to Calm Your Mind
Fall is a beautiful time of year, filled with fun outdoor activities like going to the apple orchard and spending time with friends and family over Thanksgiving. However, the “-ber” months can also be a stressful season as people begin budgeting for Christmas or Hanukkah and preparing for the end of the year.
The good news? Aromatherapy may be able to help you cope with these overwhelming factors. You can use your aromatherapy oil diffuser to combat mental fatigue and encourage better sleep so you stay feeling your best all season long.
This year, escape the holiday crunch and use aromatherapy for stress management. Keep cool under the pressure of seemingly endless shopping lists and preparing your home for holiday guests. We’ve put together five calming, beneficial aromatherapy oil diffuser blends to help you stay merry and bright.
A Bedtime Blend to Encourage Better Sleep
A common symptom of anxiety is trouble sleeping. Whether you’re stressed about holiday planning or simply trying to adapt to the change of seasons, restlessness and the inability to sleep may ruin your nighttime routine.
To help encourage better rest, try this blend in your aromatherapy oil diffuser to help quiet your mind. After just a night or two, there’s a chance you’ll wake up feeling more refreshed in the morning.
Peace & Quiet Diffuser Blend
3-5 drops lavender essential oil
3-5 drops grapefruit essential oil
3-5 drops frankincense essential oil
An Oil Diffuser Blend to Inspire a Better Mood
Several essential oils not only smell wonderful but also have the ability to positively affect your mood by helping alleviate tense feelings. If you’re looking for a mood booster, consider an aromatherapy oil diffuser blend created with specific essential oils to give you the pick-me-up you need.
For example, patchouli oil has been shown to help manage stress. Citrus oils, in general, are considered “happy scents.” Sweet orange adds a cheerful sweetness with a bit of citrus zing to any oil diffuser blend.
Sweet Autumn Leaves Diffuser Blend
5-10 drops patchouli essential oil
5-10 drops sweet orange essential oil
Aromatherapy Oil Diffuser Blend to Give You a Mental Refresh
Try this blend with rosemary and bergamot to put a spring in your step that helps you breeze through your to-do list. Rosemary inspires mental clarity that helps you focus on the task at hand. Part of the citrus family, bergamot adds an upbeat dash of positivity.
Checking My List Twice Blend
5-10 drops rosemary essential oil
5-10 drops bergamot essential oil
A Blend to Beat Holiday Stress
Consider using your aromatherapy oil diffuser more this season to help you relax and enjoy the journey. Fall should be fun, not a torturous race to the holidays. Try diffusing this soothing blend while you take care of holiday planning like cleaning your home, putting up decorations or wrapping gifts.
Lavender oil is the number-one go-to for relaxation. Lemon and eucalyptus add a peppy invigorating freshness to help you stay on track and get things done. Letting tasks pile up does not help with stress!
Relax & Refresh Diffuser Blend
5-10 drops lavender essential oil
5-10 drops eucalyptus essential oil
3-5 drops lemon essential oil
An Aromatherapy Oil Diffuser Combo for More Energy
When you’re feeling down, it can sometimes feel like someone has zapped the energy out of you. If you’re looking for an increased sense of energy and vitality, a new aromatherapy oil diffuser blend may be a great place to start.
Frankincense has been used since biblical times to bring emotional balance and bergamot adds it’s uplifting citrus notes to encourage happiness. Pine needle and tea tree essential oils are refreshing, invigorating scents that conjure the feelings of a refreshing walk in the forest.
Try this aromatherapy oil diffuser blend to transport yourself to a lively creek constantly moving through the fresh invigorating peace of the forest. Envision calm cooling energy flowing through you.
Forest Creek Diffuser Blend
3-5 Drops Frankincense Essential Oil
3-5 Drops Pine Needle Essential Oil
3-5 Drops Bergamot Essential Oil
3-5 Drops Tea Tree Essential Oil
An aromatherapy oil diffuser is a great addition to your house or workspace any time of year, but during the fall we can all use a little extra boost. The weather is changing, the school year is getting serious, and there can be so much extra pressure around getting ready for the holidays.
There are so many essential oils out there that the combinations to use in your aromatherapy oil diffuser are pretty much endless. Diffusing essential oils is a fun practice that’s a lot about personal preference and the atmosphere you want to create for yourself and your family.
Choosing the right combination of oils for your aromatherapy oil diffuser can even help you get through some common seasonal complaints so you can feel your best. Check out our DIY & Recipes section for more oil diffuser blends and learn more about other fun things to do with essential oils on our YouTube channel.
Let us know your favorite essential oils to use in your aromatherapy oil diffuser, we’d love to hear from you!
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