The Best Spring Essential Oil Blends Recipes for Diffusers, Room Sprays, and More
I think I can safely say, “Spring is in the air” considering I’m writing this on my screened-in porch. You see, living in the Midwest winter often lasts six months. And the last two months of winter are usually the hardest as the holidays have ended and the magic of snow has fundamentally worn off. Rather it officially feels like spring or you’re still counting down the last days of winter, I know you’ll find these spring essential oil blends refreshing!
Each of these essential oil blend recipes will feel like a long-awaited breath of fresh air, comparable to opening the windows in your home on the first sunny warm day of spring.
Don’t miss our quick tips on how to use the best smelling essential oil blends for spring to make DIY room sprays, diffuser blends, sleep sprays, and essential oil perfume below!
If you’re just discovering essential oils or just opened your essential oil starter kit – our FAQS essential oil guide is a great place to begin! We know first hand, with hundreds of essential oils out there it can be overwhelming when you first get started. So, we’re here to help!
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What are the best essential oil blends?
What you should really be asking is what essential oils smell good together? The best smelling essential oil blends are primarily those that sit next to each other on the essential oil blending wheel. It’s all about how the brain processes aroma. For example, popular spring floral essential oil aromas are paired best with either floral, citrus, or exotic essential oils. Of course, there’s nothing wrong with experimenting outside of the blending wheel because experimenting is half the fun! Right?
In this case, we’ve done the work for you by creating a collection of the best spring essential oil blends. You’ll find uplifting lemongrass diffuser blends, calming essential oil blends with jasmine, and even those for the all-important task of spring cleaning!
And for those of us who have long been candle addicts, you’ll really appreciate the wow factor of each. With just a few drops in the diffuser or the mist of a room spray your home will be smelling fresh as spring dew drops.
You’ll be picturing yourself amongst the blooming spring trees of cherry blossoms, magnolia, and the like with one whiff of this incredibly romantic essential oil blend.
3 drops lavender
2 drops ylang ylang
I don’t know about you, but nothing like spring gives us the boost to make changes and try new things. Combine all in a room spray or perfume to give you a boost during times of change.
3 drops lemongrass
3 drops spearmint
2 drops tangerine
Fresh as Rain
Just like spring rain showers lead the path to new beginnings, so can this blend give way to new ideas and changes. It’s one of our favorite uplifting lemongrass diffuser blends.
3 drops spearmint
2 drops eucalyptus
2 drops lemongrass
In the Garden
As one of the best spring essential oil blends with jasmine, geranium, and lavender – unforgettable aromas of a flower garden in springtime. This trio can encourage calmness, relaxation, and great sleep. Don’t miss our tip for making a sleep spray below.
3 drops geranium
2 drops lavender
2 drops jasmine
This blend has all the motivation you need to jump-start the daunting tasks of spring cleaning. Rather you add it to a diffuser or create a room spray, your home will smell spring fresh!
2 drops rosemary
2 drop lavender
1 drop lemon
No spring essential oil blends list would be complete without an egg hunt recipe! It’s a sweet fruity blend like a candy-filled Easter egg.
4 drops grapefruit
1 drop geranium
2 drops lemon
This is a unique blend of essential oils to wake up with. Think of it like a morning refresher to boost mental alertness without a cup of caffeine.
2 drops chamomile
2 drops lemongrass
1 drop vetiver
Young Living’s Stress Away blend is popularly known as a “vacation in a bottle”. And we couldn’t agree more. Combine it with exotic sandalwood and the uncommon citrus scent of bergamot and your mind will gently float on a cloud to faraway places.
5 drops stress away
1 drop sandalwood
2 drops bergamot
Trust me you’ve gotta try this blend as an essential oil perfume! It is next to heaven with notes of exquisite jasmine, familiar lavender, and refreshing sage.
3 drops lavender
2 drops jasmine
1 drop sage
Turn to these spring essential oil blends anytime you need a breath of fresh air with our printable blend sheet from our Oily Chic Library.
Get the most of out these spring essential oil blends with these quick tips and recipes:
1. Make An Essential Oil Sleep Spray
Essential oils are one of the best things you can use to help you fall asleep fast! And the easiest way to use essential oils for sleep is in a spray.
What is sleep spray? A sleep spray, also known as pillow spray or mist, is an aromatherapy spray designed for sleep. It is made with a combination of essential oils shown to support sleep. Like the “In the Garden” recipe above. If you’ve tried a number of things to fall asleep without success – then you won’t want to miss these easy essential oil recipes for DIY sleep sprays.
2. Diffuse Essential Oils
Diffusing essential oils is so easy. What essential oils are good for diffusers? Truly, I haven’t found any I didn’t like in our diffusers.
How many drops of essential oil can you put in a diffuser? Our spring essential oil blends are already designed to use as a diffuser recipe. All you have to do is add water to your diffuser and combine each drop of essential oil from any recipe above. Then press the button to turn it on.
Can you leave a diffuser on overnight? Unlike candle melt warmers, diffusers don’t heat anything. All common ultrasonic diffusers create a cold air mist so the therapeutic benefits of each essential oil remain intact. (Want to learn more about how diffusers work and the benefits of diffusing essential oil? Just hop on over here.) So to answer that question – YES, you can leave a diffuser running overnight. We most certainly do!
3. Make an Essential Oil Room Spray
Besides getting better sleep and reaping all the therapeutic benefits of diffusing essential oils, you can use them to simply make your home smell amazing! I’ve been making essential oil room sprays for years. All it takes is a few steps and three simple ingredients. Find our quick instructions on how to make a room spray with your favorite spring essential oil blends.
4. Create DIY Essential Oil Perfume
Whether you’re looking for a toxin-free perfume to support your natural lifestyle or find the store-bought options give you headaches, creating your own perfume is where it’s at! There are many ways to make perfume with essential oils. Here I cover the basics of perfume making and show you the fastest way to make essential oil perfume for immediate use!
5. Make Essential Oil Foaming Hand Soap
Homemade foaming hand soap is one of those things that are so simple to make yourself, after you make the first, you’ll never stop. Start here with this easy-to-make foaming hand soap recipe using only the best smelling essential oils blends for soap!
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When it comes to creating essential oil blends, the combinations are endless. So if you’re short on time or you’re ready for a quick burst of spring pin this list of our best spring essential oil blends recipes for diffusers, room sprays, and more.
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