Five bottles of essential oils.

5 DIY Essential Oil Blends You Can Make At Home

Essential oils are a wonderful assistant when you want to make a lifestyle change. While the oils are lovely on their own, here are some blends that offer more power in every drop. And yes — you can make these blends at home!

While building your blends, remember that you can work by the drop or substitute drop for “part.” By doing so, you can make larger batches and ensure that you always have the oils you need!

Rosemary herbs on a dark table.

Sunshine Blend

1 drop of rosemary, 1 drop of lemon, 1 drop of peppermint 

With this energizing blend, you will feel the bright sensation of lemon with the tingling aroma of peppermint. Adding rosemary offers a host of other benefits, including:

  • Improved cognition
  • Pain relief
  • Stress relief
  • Increased circulation
  • Energy boost

A recent study found that young adults who inhaled rosemary oil were 30% more refreshed and 25% more awake. 

Peppermint oil rejuvenates your skin and hair, and it can even be used in its diluted form to treat migraines topically. Imagine—if your hair and skin feel refreshed, if you feel more alive

Buy the Single Oils here: Rosemary - Lemon - Peppermint

Fresh bergamot.

Detox Blend

2 drops of rosemary, 2 drops of bergamot 

Bergamot oil joins with the pain and stress relief of rosemary oil to create the Detox Blend. 

    Aside from the chipper feeling you get when using this oil, bergamot has been shown to reduce cholesterol, combat food poisoning, and further reduce stress.

    Buy the Single Oils here: Rosemary - Bergamot

    Frankincense essential oil bottle near frankincense resin.

    Sunday Afternoon Blend

    3 drops of frankincense, 2 drops of tea tree, 1 drop of lemon

    When you build this purifying blend, you will enjoy the pain and stress relief of lemon oil. Adding to that, you can use frankincense for its anti-inflammatory properties. 

    Buy the Single Oils here: Frankincense - Tea Tree - Lemon

    Vetiver grass tree leaves.

    Focus Blend

    2 drops of vetiver, 1 drop of peppermint, 1 drop of eucalyptus 

    The Focus blend, as the name suggests, helps you concentrate on the task at hand. Starting with vetiver, you will recognize the aroma because this is one the first pure fragrances to be sold on the cosmetics market. Vetiver helps you feel more alert, helping you get the day started sooner.

    Diffuse vetiver oil while you sleep to maintain a deep sleep and to get through all your REM cycles. Additionally, you breathe easy during your sleep, helping anyone who snores

    Eucalyptus oil is one of the pillars of aromatherapy, found in basically every aromatherapy line you will see. You can drop it in a hot shower to wake yourself up, or you can use it for topical pain relief. You can also fight a cold or allergies and the mucus buildup that comes with these conditions. 

    Add to that peppermint oil which helps with stress and anxiety, and you can get the day started without dread or delay.

    Buy the Single Oils here: Vetiver - Peppermint - Eucalyptus

    Bottle of essential oil near fresh lavender flowers.

    Lavender Dream Blend

    2 drops of lavender, 1 drop of frankincense

    Lavender is the soothing oil you need if you are trying to relax at the end of the day. The Relaxing blend requires a drop of frankincense so that you can combat the rigors of a long day. You are most vulnerable to illness or injury when you are tired, and frankincense starts the recovery process immediately.

    While lavender is antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antibacterial, antiseptic, and even serves as an antidepressant, it also combats anxiety, helps you sleep, and fights insomnia. 

    Buy the Single Oils here: Lavender - Frankincense