12 Easy Essential Oils Blends & Recipes

Are you looking for free essential oil recipes?

We all know about essential oils and their attributes.  We also understand how to use them, either by applying them on our skin or by aromatherapy. When it gets a little bit tricky is when we talk about how to choose the best essential oil for you, or how to blend them to get better and enhanced results.

In this article we will describe easy essential oil recipes already being used by other herbalists like myself, these are free essential oil recipes for you to give it a try. You could start by using this kit from lagunamoon with 20 essential oil samplers. Each sampler will provide you with approximately 200 drops, and you have 20 different aromas to try, compare and cure for your own personal wellness.

For these essential oil blends you can use 10ml glass roll-on bottles to keep one in your car and other in your purse. Check them out here> 

1. Facial Blends

Essential Oil Blend For Sensitive Skin

  • 2 Drops Chamomile
  • 1 Drop Myrrh
  • 1 Drop Rose
  • 2 Oz. Jojoba or Almond Oil (this is your carrier oil)

Essential Oil Blend For Mature Skin

  • 2 Drops Frankincense
  • 2 Drops Myrrh
  • 2 Oz. Jojoba or Almond Oil (this is your carrier oil)

Essential Oil Blend for the Whole Body:

  • In a large cup mix the following:
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • 1 tablespoon of vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • 2 drops of lavender
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • 1 tablespoon of honey

2. Hair Blends With Essential Oils

Essential Oil Recipe for Dry Shampoo:

  • 1 Drop of Rosemary
  • 1 tablespoon Orris Root Powder
  • Mix Ingredients
  • Divided hair in sections and sprinkle mixture.
  • Leave it on for 5 minutes, then brush throughly.

Essential Oil Recipe to Stimulate Hair Grow:

  • 10 Drops of Rosemary
  • 8 Drops of Bay
  • 7 Drops of Cedarwood
  • 50ml of Jojoba Oil
  • Mix and apply to scalp
  • Cover your scalp with a tower or shower cap and leave it overnight
  • Wash your hair next morning

3. Household Uses for Essential Oils

Essential Oil Recipe as a Herbal Disinfectant:

  • 10 Drops of Rosemary
  • 8 Drops of Bay
  • 7 Drops of Cedarwood
  • 50ml of Jojoba Oil
  • Mix and apply to scalp
  • Cover your scalp with a tower or shower cap and leave it overnight
  • Wash your hair next morning

Essential Oil Recipe for Mold Deterrent:

  • 1/4 cup of white vinegar
  • 3/4 cup of water
  • 1 Drops of cinnamon leaf
  • 5 Drops of Patchouli
  • 2 teaspoons of Tea Tree
  • Mix and apply to scalp
  • Combine all ingredients in a spray bottle.
  • Spray the mod and let it rest for a few hours.

Essential Oil Recipe for Soft Scrubber

  • 3/4 Cup Baking Soda
  • 1/4 Cup Powdered Milk
  • 1/8 Cup liquid castile soap
  • 5 Drops of Lavender
  • Water
  • Combine the baking soda, milk, lavender and the soap in a squirt-bottle.
  • Use water to make a smooth paste.
  • Shake it
  • Apply it to surface, wipe it and rinse well.

So there you have it! Now you know 8 different ways to blend essential oils into recipes.  You could also expand your knowledge by learning how to make hand sanitizer with essential oils, very good for this pandemic season. But because eight are not enough, let me give you 3 more essential oils recipes for your herbalist journal. 

Essential Oil Blend for Air Freshener:

  • Add a few drops of Lemon and Basil with water in a small spray bottle
  • Citrus essential oils have phototoxicity, a reaction due to exposure to the sun. Therefore always be careful.

Essential Oil Blend to Remove Pet Odor

  • Add a few drops of Rose or Geranium to your pet's collar.
  • Add a few drops also to a cotton ball and place it in your vacuum cleaner.
  • Citrus essential oils have phototoxicity, a reaction due to exposure to the sun. Therefore always be careful.

Essential Oil Blend for Deodorant

  • Add 2oz. of cornstartch
  • 1 oz of baking soda
  • A few drops of your favorite essential oil
  • Citrus essential oils have phototoxicity, a reaction due to exposure to the sun. Therefore always be careful.

These easy essential oil recipes are enough to start. The more you use your oils, the more you’ll be able to choose the ones that suit your life. If you want to learn more about essential oils and how these extracts can benefit your life and increase your well-being, you could get this book in which the author details 400 essential oil profiles, including 4000 references, benefits, risks, and doses. Keep yourself informed and take a wise decision. 

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