Did you know that the global essential oils market is expected to reach an estimated value $14.1 billion by 2026? These solutions may come in the form of small bottles, but they have a very big track across the United States and beyond.
Whether you want to evoke feelings of peace and tranquility, or need a burst of energy to help you complete a difficult task, there is an oil for you. All it takes is a few drops to completely transform the scent that surrounds your home.
Although powerful on their own, have you ever thought about trying unique combinations of essential oils? From fruity and floral to musky and woodsy, there are plenty that work well together.
Today we’re sharing some of our favorites, so feel free to get creative and start mixing things up!
Lemon and clove
What do you get when you mix the bright, lemony notes of lemon with the warm, spicy scent of cloves? The result is an absolutely delicious and intoxicating blend that you’ll want to diffuse into every nook and cranny of your home.
It’s one of those unique aromatherapy blends that starts out simple and eventually evolves into something more complex and multi-faceted. It’s an especially inviting scent in your kitchen, bathroom or laundry room, where you want just the right amount of freshness.
If you like the scent of lemon, you can pair notes with several different blends for a zesty twist! Check out these citrus scent diffuser oils for more inspiration.
Eucalyptus and Lavender
Want to create an at-home spa party? While your tub is filling with suds and your skincare products are waiting on the counter, go ahead and grab these two oil diffuser scents.
Eucalyptus and lavender are both natural and woody. They are sure to help you relax after a hard day, and may even encourage you to drift off to dreamland. Try adding these oils to a spray bottle with water and misting your pillowcase before you go to bed for the night.
Grapefruit and Ylang-Ylang
Whatever the weather outside, you can bring a little spring indoors by diffusing a few drops of grapefruit and ylang-ylang together!
These are two of the brightest scents on the market, and you can find them in a ton of different essential oil recipes. This specific blend is also excellent with a few drops of lavender added to the mix. This is a great blend to show off in your living room, conservatory or bedroom when you want to create your own sunshine!
Lemon and peppermint
Let’s be honest. We all have those times when it’s hard to focus. We get distracted and overwhelmed, with our attention drawn in a million different directions.
If you’re working or doing homework, these days can be especially tough. That’s when it’s time to try essential oil blends for energy and mental clarity. Lemon and peppermint are popular choices.
Studies show that peppermint candy or tea might help increase alertness and cognitive processing speed. It can also help improve your mood and improve your mental performance. If you don’t have a candy bag nearby, then essential oil is the next best thing!
Sweet orange and patchouli
Is fall your favorite season? Do you experience days when the air is crisp, the leaves crunch under your feet, and there’s a cup of hot cider between your mitten hands?
If you can’t always have that kind of time at home, you can make your home smell good all year round! Add a few drops of sweet orange and patchouli together, and you’ll fall into a bottle. Aside from diffusing it, you can also add this blend to a basket of dried pine cones and leave it on your living room table for a scent that lasts all day.
Rosemary and spearmint
Is a cold making you sick? While you’re waiting for your medicine to kick in, you can try some natural remedies to help open your nasal passages so you can breathe easier.
One is to inhale a blend of fresh, clean essential oils, like the one made with a few drops of rosemary and spearmint. These two oils are like taking a deep breath on the first snowfall of winter. Although this will not shorten the duration of your illness, you should find temporary comfort and relief.
Lemongrass and Cypress
Next time you’re making a solution to wash your hardwood floors, add lemongrass and cypress oil to the mix. Three to four drops each should be all you need to keep your home looking and smelling great!
These scents are reminiscent of hiking in the woods and add a touch of freshness and cleanliness to your home.
Cinnamon and Melaleuca
On its own, melaleuca can be very powerful. Also known as tea tree oil, it’s more like an astringent, used to help treat everything from acne to athlete’s foot. When paired with cinnamon, it’s more muted and approachable.
If you’re looking for a deep scent that’s also surprisingly delicate, this is the one for you. Try diffusing it in a guest bathroom or adding a few drops to a pot of water over the stove. It’s a rich, spicy blend that’s welcoming and warm.
Try these essential oil combinations at home
Whether you’ve been using essential oils for years or are new to it, there’s a seemingly endless list of options to explore and enjoy.
These are just a few of the great essential oil combinations you can try. We suggest investing in a set and then mixing a few of your favorites together. You can create a new signature blend you’ve never heard of before!
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