Essential Oil Recipes for Winter

Wonderfully aromatic Winter Essential Oil Recipes ideal for the coldest time of the year. Below, we have listed our personal favourite aromatherapy essential oil blends to fill your home with seasonal scents this Christmas as well as essential oil recipes to naturally boost your immunityrelieve coughs, colds and flurelieve stress and anxiety, support you emotionally, clear sinus and congestionlift your mood and last, but not least, help you create a sensual romantic atmosphere for that special someone.

winter essential oil recipes

Essential Oils & What You Need To Know

Essential oils harness the natural healing power of plants. They are concentrated botanical extracts that contain the aromatic healing compounds found in various parts of plants, such as flowers, leaves, stems, and roots. They are absorbed into the body via the nose and skin carrying their vital healing properties to wherever they are needed., When absorbed through the skin, the essential oil molecules enter the bloodstream and are carried around the entire body. When inhales, the pass down into the lungs and pass into the bloodstream form there.

Essential oils act on our body’s limbic system, the primitive part of our brain that is associated with memory and emotional response. This is why certain scents can produce very powerful memories and feelings and can also have a strong influence on our emotional and mental wellbeing.

Before you begin using essential oils, we recommend that you read our Essential Oil Safety Guide. 

How To Use Essential Oils

Diffuser or Oil Burner: This is the best way to add essential oils to your atmosphere. Adding a few drops to an oil diffuser or burner send an aromatic mist into the air where you can easily breathe it in. Perfect for scenting your space, respiratory problems or congestion.

Bath: Add a few drops of your favourite blend to a warm bath for the ultimate in relaxation. Bath steaming is also a great way to inhale beneficial essential oils for respiratory problems, congestion or colds.

Massage: Essential oils add a touch of luxury to a massage and are perfect when giving a romantic massage to your partner. Be sure to blend essential oils with a suitable carrier oil first.

Rubs: Make your own muscle and joint rubs and oils by blending healing essential oils with carrier oils or other bases (melted coconut oil or carrier oil blended with beeswax).

essential oil blends for winter

Immune Boosting Blend

Add this blend to your diffuser or oil burner and fill your space with the immune boosting properties of these wonderful oils.

Spicy Refreshing Blend

Add to diffuser or oil burner to boost your mood and promote focus. A good blend to use when feeling tired or foggy brain.

Germs Be Gone

Add to diffuser or oil burner to create a wonderfully fresh atmosphere and clear away any germs that may be hanging around. 

Deeply Decongesting

Mix the oils thoroughly into a bathful of water for a lung refreshing decongesting inhalant experience. You can also blend this recipe with 20-30ml of carrier oil and use as a chest and back rub.

Decongest & Detox

Add you your bath, mixing thoroughly, and relax into a soothing, decongesting and mood lifting soak. Add a small handful of epsom salts and a heaped teaspoon of baking soda (sodium bicarbonate) for a deeply detoxifying addition.

Sinus Congestion

Blend thoroughly with 30ml of carrier oil and gently massage into temples (avoiding eyes), neck and chest for a soothing sinus decongesting rub that is grounding, moving and warming.

We add more recipes weekly so be sure to check back for our latest blends.

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