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    September 02, 2021 2 min read

    Cheerful Essential Oil Blends For Spring


    Spring has finally arrived! To get into the spring spirit we’ve created some simple but stunning essential oil blend combinations using fruit and flower oils. Refresh your home and office with a burst of florals and citrus, guaranteed to chase away the winter blues and brighten moods. 


    The essential oils that evoke springtime for us are  clary sagerosejasminelavendergeraniumylang ylanglemonlimeorange and  grapefruitbergamotrosemary and  chamomile, as well as fresh herbals such as  thymebasil and  lemongrass. Interestingly, most of these oils also blend really well together, so you can have fun with endless combinations.



    Citrus and floral oils blend particularly well together. Try this simple combination of citrus fruits and geranium:


    2 drops  lemon

    2 drops  grapefruit

    2 drops  geranium



    Mojito Blend - a refreshing oil blend reminiscent of minty fresh summer beverages..

    2 drops  lime

    2 drops  grapefruit

    2 drops  mandarin

    2 drops  spearmint

     

    Relax & Unwind

    3 drops  grapefruit

    3 drops  orange

    2 drops  lemon

    1 drop  bergamot



    Motivate

    2 drops  black pepper

    2 drops  lime

    2 drops  orange

    2 drops  frankincense



    Allergy Soother Blends

    Unfortunately spring often brings with it some allergies and hay fever. Essential oils can help ease symptoms of allergies and hay fever. You can read more on essential oil blends for allergies here: Essential Oil Blends For Sinus & Allergies


    Here is a breakdown of oils that can help ease symptoms:

    lemon - an adaptogen, a natural antihistamine, clears sinus and congestion, anti inflammatory, antibacterial

    eucalyptus - soothes symptoms of sinus and respiratory issues, promotes easier breathing, anti inflammatory

    peppermint - alleviates congestion, soothes coughs, inflammation, clears sinuses and promotes easier breathing

    tea tree - antimicrobial, anti inflammatory

    rosemary - antibacterial and antifungal properties, antihistamine, clears throat and nasal passages

    lavender - an adaptogen, anti inflammatory, antihistamine, calming, eases coughs and congestion

    helichrysum - healing and anti inflammatory, antibacterial, antifungal, antimicrobial, can help ease congestion

    chamomile - excellent for allergies, soothing and calming, anti inflammatory

    thyme - eases coughs and congestion, antiseptic and antibacterial, energy boosting

    basil - antibacterial, antiviral, eases congestion and respiratory issues, relief from headaches and pain, anti inflammatory



    Allergy Blends


    Breathe

    3 drops  lavender

    3 drops  lemon

    3 drops  peppermint



    Soothe

    2 drops  helichrysum

    2 drops  lemon

    2 drops  lavender

    2 drops  chamomile



    Fight Congestion

    2 drops  rosemary

    2 drops  basil

    2 drops  lavender

    1 drop  eucalyptus


    Tip: make up little  bottles of essential oil blends, label them and then when you need them they are ready made and you just need to add a few drops to your  burner or diffuser.


    Aromatherapy Bath Blend

    Take 5 drops of any of the above blends and combine with 2 tablespoons of jojoba oil and a quarter cup of  Epsom salts (or  Himalayan salt) and add to your bath water for a relaxing soak.


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