5 Essential Oil for Winter Diffuser blends

Winters are almost here, and what can be the better way to embrace it than with incredible winter diffuser blends. There is something charismatic about using essential oils in winter. Diffuser blends can make your home smell beautiful, uplift your mood, give you a cozy feel and at the same time gives you aromatherapy benefits too! If you're an avid fan of essential oils, then you will love this list of winter essential oil diffuser blends.

Topmost essential oil blends for various benefits that you can try

Here is the list of the best essential oils that can be used as a winter diffuser blend.

Peppermint essential oil

Sharp, minty, cooling, and various scents are associated with the fragrance of peppermint oil. The oil is sometimes called by the name of its major chemical component, menthol. This essential oil helps in the treatment of nausea and helps in providing relief from headaches, itching, and stress too. Peppermint oil belongs to the list of primary winter oils, and its blends can be beneficial too. Here is the list of some of its blends:

  •  2 drops Wintergreen + 4 drops Peppermint + 2 drops Eucalyptus
  • 4 drops Peppermint + 2 drops Ylang Ylang
  • 1 drop Peppermint + 1 drop Grapefruit + 2 drops Orange + 3 drops Christmas spirit

Eucalyptus essential oil

Eucalyptus trees which were native to Australia, are now found all over the world. It is an essential oil that is used in the healing of various diseases. Its diluted form can be applied to the skin as a remedy for arthritis and skin ulcers. Controlling blood sugar is also one of its uses. Various blends that can be formed with it are:

  • 1 drop Eucalyptus + 3 drops Cinnamon + 2 drops Lemon + 3 drops Clove + 1 drop Rosemary
  • 3 drops eucalyptus + 2 drops cypress + 3 drops wild orange

Orange essential oil

This essential oil is extracted using the old technique of cold pressing from the juiciest oranges. At times flowers and leaves from the orange plant can be used as well. It has myriad uses. For instance, it is used to maintain the texture of the skin as it helps remove signs of acne, is used for massage, enhances immunity, and helps fight stress. Different combinations that can be made with orange essential oil are: 

  • 1 drop Orange + 1 drops Ginger + 1 drop Cinnamon + 1 drop Pine
  • 1 drop Orange + 2 drops Myrrh + 2 drops Frankincense 

Ylang ylang essential oil

Ylang ylang is a flower that can be distilled to create several types of essential oil with varying intensity. This essential oil helps in boosting mood, relieving depression, lowering blood pressure, and the list goes on. It is also used as a herbal treatment for diseases like malaria, pneumonia, gout, etc. Blends comprising of Ylang Ylang essential oil are:

  • 2 drops Ylang-Ylang + 2 drops Bergamot + 2 drops Patchouli 
  • 2 drops Ylang-Ylang + 4 drops Peppermint

Lemon essential oil

Lemon essential oil helps in uplifting the mood and relieving symptoms of depression and anxiety. It can also be used in skincare, in laundry, and also as a disinfectant. Now the blends that can be made with it are:

  • 2 drops Lemon + 2 drops Marjoram
  • 2 drops Lemon + +3 drops Cinnamon + 3 drops Clove + 1 drop Eucalyptus + 1 drop Rosemary
  • 2 drops Lemon + 1 drop Lime + 2 drops Rosemary

Sometimes the best way to feel elated is with a bit of help from your favorite essence. This will revive and uplift you in no time. That's the power of essential oils. Especially during the dark winter season, these essential oils can provide much relief from the gloomy feeling you sometimes get. Try using the above blends and take advantage of these essential oils. 

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