Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Whether you have plans with a special someone, family, or friends, diffusing essential oils is a great way to uplift your environment and mood, and spread the love. Below we share some of the benefits of diffusing essential oils and our top essential oil diffuser recipes for Valentine’s Day.
Benefits of Diffusing Essential Oils
Diffusing essential oils disperses the aroma into the air through a fine mist, which allows you to smell it more easily. Your sense of smell is directly linked to your brain and plays a big role in your bodily responses and memory. This is why when you smell certain essential oils you may feel calmer, energized, or at ease. Here are just a few of the many benefits of diffusing essential oils:
- Promotes a sense of wellbeing
- Creates a calming environment
- Enhances mood
- Boosts focus and concentration
- Supports clearer breathing
- Repels bugs
- Reduces odors
- Refreshes your home
Valentine’s Day Diffuser Blends
Love is in the air! Literally. From setting the mood to calming the mind, these essential oil diffuser blends are just what you need to celebrate Valentine’s Day. As a reminder: don’t forget to add water to your diffuser reservoir as directed, and be sure to always diffuse in a well-ventilated room (somewhere out of reach from kids and pets) and never leave your diffuser on for 24 hours.
Heart Chakra Diffuser Blend
In ancient spiritual practices, the heart chakra is believed to influence our ability to give and receive love. Calm the mind and open your heart with this comforting blend of ylang ylang, geranium, and lavender essential oils.
Be Mine Diffuser Blend
Shower your loved ones with the gift of relaxation and renewed focus with this enlivening blend of orange, patchouli, and grapefruit essential oils.
- 3 drops of orange essential oil
- 2 drops of patchouli essential oil
- 1 drop of grapefruit essential oil
Sweet Heart Diffuser Blend
Spicy and sweet, this blend of rose, frankincense, cedarwood, and cinnamon essential oils is sure to capture your heart.
- 3 drops of rose essential oil
- 2 drops of frankincense essential oil
- 1 drop of cedarwood essential oil
- 1 drop of cinnamon essential oil
Dinner and a Movie Diffuser Blend
Enhance your date at home with this musky and sweet blend of sandalwood, palmarosa, and orange essential oils.
- 3 drops of sandalwood essential oil
- 2 drops of palmarosa essential oil
- 2 drops of orange essential oil
Make this Valentine’s Day more relaxing and memorable by diffusing essential oils. Try these recipes and mix and match other essential oils to cherish yourself and others. For more ideas on how you can use essential oils, take a look at this article: Best Essential Oils for Hair.