Whether you’re new to using essential oils or a seasoned Aromatherapy pro, essential oil blends are a fantastic way to enjoy the benefits of several of your favorite oils at one time. Blends are easy to make at home or you can buy pre-formulated versions that are designed with specific aroma profiles or properties in mind.
With so many options, it can by difficult to pick the best blend for you. But no need to worry… Frannie is here to help. I’ve compiled a list of 5 of my favorite (and most popular) blends and what they can be used for. For more blend comparisons, check out Part 1 and Part 2 of this series.
Made with Lavender, Bitter Orange, Bergamot and Clary Sage essential oils, this blend is designed to help alleviate anxious or sad emotions, and calm the spirit. Pure Anxious Blend can be added to a home diffuser to provide emotional comfort, or used on-the-go in a roll-on bottle to combat fear before school or work presentations (dilute with a carrier oil before use). Available in 5, 10 & 30mL Blend, pre-diluted Roll-On and Bath Salt.
Compare to: DoTerra’s Balance
Powerful Citronella, Lavender, Eucalyptus and Lemongrass essential oils help this blend keep bugs at bay. Bug Away Blend’s properties help repel insects naturally and can help soothe minor mosquito bites. One method of application is to combine with water in a glass* spray bottle and spray indoors or outdoors to repel buggies. Available in 5 & 10mL Blend, Roll-On, Spritz, Candle and Meltie.
*Use glass bottles to store your essential oils and blends, as they are extremely concentrated liquids and may cause damage to other materials.
Compare to: Young Living’s Insect repellent, DoTerra’s Terra Shield
Our yuletide blend of Cypress, Pine, Cedarwood, Orange, Cinnamon, Clove and Vanilla essential oils conjures the magical aromas of the holiday season long after the decorations have been put away. Use Christmas Wreath Blend in a diffuser or homemade candle to bring the delights of fresh-cut trees and baked pies into your home or other Available in 10mL Blend, Candle and Meltie.
Compare to: Young Living’s Christmas Spirit, DoTerra’s Holiday Joy
Need help feeling motivated? This blend of Bergamot and Rosemary essential oils helps focus the mind and increase energy. Add Energy Blend to an inhaler for a quick boost for work, studying, or errands. Available in 10mL Blend, Roll-On, Spritz and Meltie.
Compare to: Young Living’s En-R-Gee, DoTerra’s Elevation
Balance mood and hormones during that “time of the month” with this blend of essential oils. Made with Geranium, Lavender, Oregano and Clary Sage, Moody Girl Blend provides comfort and relief from minor cramping. Add to homemade bubble bath for soothing relaxation. Available in 10mL Blend, Roll-On, Spritz and Bath Salt.
Compare to: Young Living’s Dragon time, DoTerra’s Clary Calm