Aromatherapy, as an art and science, has been around for thousands of years and present in cultures all over the world. Holistic healers turned to these alternative medicinal practices as they have been proven to alleviate many kinds of ailments and common discomforts.
You can create your own powerful, bespoke blend from the comfort of your own home with just a few easy steps!
Essential oils are highly concentrated plant extracts, and in its purest form, may be beneficial in achieving a wonderful aroma.
When creating your own therapeutic blend to work with for your own needs, its best to know your oils. Fortunately, we’ve prepared a few tried-and-tested recipes that can get you started on your journey to wellness and aromatherapy.
all about that base
Aromatherapy is more than just preparing everything in a diffuser, like the Esta Aroma Diffuser or Tall White China Burner. You can also practice aromatherapy with massage oils, bath oils, and the like.
Preparing the base of your choice sets up your practice. When you're using a diffuser, diluting your essential oils with appropriate amounts of water will do the trick. For the Create Your Own Bath Oil, you can add and swirl this around a full bath with your choice of essential oils of up to 3%.
When you pick the Base Massage Oil, creating your own bespoke blend for a relaxing massage experience is easy while the Almond Oil is very nearly odorless that is easily absorbed onto the skin while soothing it, so you can use it after a shower, for example.
Getting your base right is highly dependent on what you want to do with your oils. Once you know what aromatherapy practice you wish to pursue for this experience, selecting the oils to mix with it should be easy!
let's talk about oils
When dealing with essential oils, you have to remember that you're dealing with pure, concentrated extracts of powerful plants that have beneficial qualities. You want to make sure the oils you use are complimentary and will work well together, without triggering a volatile or allergic reaction.
These next new blends are some of our favorite mixes that you can try at home:
This mix is a tonic for the nervous system, helps circulation, and relieves coughs.
This blend of oils is perfect together when you're dealing with the common cold or the flu. It's also an excellent insect repellent.
de-stress your skin
When you're feeling stressed out, this relaxing blend of oils works great to release tension and also functions as excellent skincare.
Perfect for acne-prone or mature skin, this blend of essential oils works woinders against skin infections.
first line of defense
Menstrual cramps? Feeling anxious?
This blend keeps your body feeling leveled and calm after it suffers internal or external discomfort.
Perfect for women's health, this mix of essential oils also functions well as skincare.
aches and bites
A great toothache remedy. Also works as an excellent insect repellent.
keep it flowing
Improve your circulation and relieve yourself from the common cold or the flu.
Perfect for when your joints are acting up or when you’re healing from an infection.
relieve the tension
Works wonders on mature skin, and helps relieve tension and stress.
Soothe your ailments such as urinary tract infections, hot flashes, and other ailments regarding women’s health.
fatigue and flu
Fight the flu and the common cold with this healing blend.
for the morning after
After a fun night, this blend has got you covered as it is a great hangover remedy. This also fights cellulite, too!
nervous and flaky?
Beat your anxiety and fatigue with this blend. It is also helps soothes your skin from eczema.
for aching muscles
Perfect for your muscles to get that much needed R&R.
let it go
When you're feeling like it's hard to move or breathe, this blend of essential oils has got you covered as it treats both respiratory and muscular conditions.
migraines and headaches
Relieve stress, tension, headaches, and migraines with this calming blend of essential oils.
revitalize and reset
This blend is works great against the common cold, dull skin, and nausea.
heal from within
Address several concerns such as indigestion; and skin, chest, and other infections.
Great for stretch marks and rheumatism.
This powerful and effective mix can promote oral health, and relieve fatigue and skin problems.
Alleviate migraines and insomnia with this soothing blend.
detox and digest
Great after meals, this recipe helps detoxify and digest.
Heal skin infections, scars, acne, and other blemishes.
kill the cold
Fight against the common cold and nausea.
This blend is great when addressing infertility.
relax while you heal
Relieve discomfort from strains or sprains.
keep it hydrated
Heal your dry and damaged skin with this blend.
Bacterial, fungal, and viral infections are no match for this blend of essential oils.
clearing things out
Perfect when you’re healing from bronchitis or a bad cough, this blend will clear things out straightaway.
lift your spirits
When things ache and you're feeling pain, or when depressive moods hit, this blend of essential oils will lift your spirits instantly.
calm things down
This blend of essential oils helps relieve anxiety and high blood pressure.