Friday, December 13, 2019

Essential Oils for the Holidays

Winter is getting colder, which means it's time to get cozier indoors. Turn your home into a serene, cozy, winter wonderland to help you wind down from the day and spend some quality time relaxing and rejuvenating for the next day. These holiday essential oil blends will keep you in the spirit, help combat insomnia, stress and keep you energized. 

  When trying to wind down from a hectic day of work, shopping, baking or parenting, essential oils are a great way to turn your atmosphere into a cozy place where you can escape and relax. These popular holiday oils smell great when diffused and help purify the air. So your home will not only smell like a scene from the Nutcracker, but will be clean and fresh during cold and flu season. 


Pine Oil

  Pine oil has many great antibacterial and purifying benefits. It's scent is fresh and smells woodsy, earthy, sharp and aromatic. Upon smelling it, you are instantly brought to a fresh, Canadian forest. Pine oil is a great oil to blend around the holidays because it smells fresh, purifying and if you have an artificial tree, it will give your home that Christmas tree aroma. Pine oil smells great on its own or mixes well with Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Grapefruit and Juniper oils. To have your house smelling like a traditional holiday and help you and your family breathe easier during this season, diffuse this Christmas Blend below. 

     Christmas Blend
  • 2 drops of Pine oil
  • 1 drop of Eucalyptus oil
  • 4 drops Frankincense oil
  • 2 drops Sweet Orange oil 

Frankincense Oil

  Frankincense oil has been tied to the Christmas season because it is believed that one of the wisemen brought Frankincense oil to baby Jesus, so of course it made our holiday essential oil list. Frankincense oil is known for its calming and meditative properties. Its scent is balsamic, sweet and citrusy. Frankincense oil is a great oil to blend around the holidays because it smells fresh, and it's calming and meditative which can help ground you in stressful situations. Frankincense oil smells great on its own or mixes well with Lavender, Orange, Clary Sage, Ylang Ylang and Basil oils. Blend our Drummer Boy diffuser mix to bring all the holiday scents into your home and create a calming, serene oasis during the season. 

      Drummer Boy
  • 5 drops of Frankincense oil
  • 2 drops of Cinnamon oil
  • 2 drops of Clove oil
  • 5 drops of Vanilla oil

Cinnamon Oil   

 Cinnamon oil is warm, robust and makes your home smell like fresh baking. Cinnamon is used in many drink and food recipes during the holidays, so diffusing this oil will bring festive feelings into your home or office space.  Cinnamon oil is known for its stimulating and cleansing properties. Its scent is sweet, spicy and aromatic. Cinnamon oil is a great oil to blend around the holidays because it can warm you up on a cold Winter's day. Cinnamon oil smells great on its own or mixes well with Bergamot, Clove and Frankincense oils. Blend this Dolce Latte diffuser mix in the morning to energize your day with scents of the holidays.

     Dolce Latte
  • 2 drops of Cinnamon oil
  • 4 drops of Coffee oil
  • 2 drops of Clove oil 

Clove Oil

  Clove oil is warming and stimulating which will transform your space into a cozy winter cabin. Clove oil is known for its cleansing and purifying properties. Its scent is spicy, woodsy, herbaceous and sweet. Clove oil's spiciness will make you feel warm and cozy, just like when sipping on hot apple cider. Clove oil smells great on its own or mixes well with Basil, Bergamot, Cinnamon, Lavender, Orange, Peppermint and Rosemary  oils. Blend this holiday diffuser mix to help keep the air in your home or office clean and pure during Winter's cold and flu season. 

Holiday Blend
  • 4 drops of Clove oil
  • 3 drops of Cinnamon oil
  • 6 drops of Sweet Orange oil
  • 4 drops of Pine oil 

Sweet Orange Oil

  Sweet Orange oil is uplifting and invigorating, which will help keep you energized during the end of year rush. Orange oil is known for its cleansing, stimulating and energizing properties. Its scent is sweet, fresh, tangy and citrusy. Orange oil is reminiscent of holiday mandarins and orange flavoured beverages and chocolates. Sweet Orange oil smells amazing on its own, but also blends with Ylang Ylang, Frankincense, Cinnamon, Clove and other citrus oils. Blend this Home for the Holidaze diffuser mix to help keep your home or office space fresh and you energized.

     Home for the Holidaze
  • 8 drops of Sweet Orange oil
  • 5 drops of Black Pepper oil
  • 5 drops of Ginger oil
  • 4 drops of Clove oil
  • 4 drops of Cinnamon oil

Cedarwood Oil

Cedarwood oil has excellent purifying, decongesting and sedative properties to help you get a restful nights sleep. Its scent is woodsy, spicy, balsamic and fresh. Cedarwood oil has an amazing aroma, just like the Cedar tree itself. When making essential oil recipes, it blends well with Rosemary, Ylang Ylang, Clary Sage and Bergamot oils. This Worry Less Holiday blend will make your space feel calm and help you fall fast asleep to rest well. 

      Worry Less Holiday Blend
  • 3 drops of Cedarwood oil
  • 4 drops of Chamomile oil
  • 3 drops of Frankincense oil

Ginger Oil 

Ginger oil is known for its stimulating and decongesting properties. Ginger oil has a spicy, woodsy, earthy and sweet scent, which makes it a great oil to blend around the holidays. Ginger oil helps to stimulate the appetite, so this is an excellent oil blend to diffuse before a party or holiday meal; just make sure to cook lots of food! Ginger oil blends well with Allspice, Patchouli, Rose and Sandalwood oils as well as Lemon, Clove and Cinnamon. This stimulating and purifying Ginger Spice diffuser mix will help you breathe easier during cold and flu season and help keep the party going with its appetite stimulating properties. 

     Ginger Spice
  • 6 drops of Ginger oil
  • 4 drops of Lemon oil
  • 6 drops of Clove oil
  • 5 drops of Cinnamon oil 

Nutmeg Oil 

  Nutmeg oil is known for its cognitive, digestive and insomnia supporting properties. Nutmeg oil has a fresh, warm, spicy and sweet scent. Nutmeg oil helps with digestion, making it a great oil to diffuse after your big holiday meals. Nutmeg oil also helps combat feelings of insomnia and helps with cognitive health, blending this oil before bed will help you get a restful nights sleep so you can feel mentally and physically prepared for the next day. Nutmeg oil blends well with Lavender, Orange, Black Pepper, Eucalyptus and Ginger oils. Blend this Gingerbread House diffuser mix to keep your space smelling warm and relaxing.
     Gingerbread House Blend:
  • 3 drops of Nutmeg oil
  • 3 drops of Ginger oil
  • 2 drops of Cinnamon oil
  • 2 drops of Clove oil 
  • 2 drops of Vanilla oil 
  These essential oil blends will help support feelings of stress, low energy, brain fog and insomnia that may come at this busy time of year. These blends will keep your home or office smelling warm and fresh as well as put some pep in your step, make you feel invigorated and energized and keep you feeling festive. 

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