Wondering how to blend essential oils? If so, you’re not alone. People are constantly looking for tips for blending oils and it’s important to understand how to do so effectively.
If you’re ready to learn about creating blends, the information below can help. You also need to understand essential oil safety and how to effectively use quality essential oils and pure essential oils as well.
Here are some simple tips on how to blend essential oils.
Some of my favorite essential oils are ylang ylang and tea tree but I also love to blend essential oils and create new scents. As long as you’re safe, you can make some really cool mixes!
How to Blend Essential Oils
Essential oils are extracted from plants, fruit, flowers, herbs, and spices. Cheaper essential oils available on the market are usually not pure and are sometimes diluted with petrochemical solvents or other ingredients that may aggravate the skin or scalp.
Always use organic essential oils that are extracted from natural, raw ingredients for optimum benefits.
Blending Essential Oils
Essential oils can be used alone, blended together or blended with a carrier oil such as cold-pressed grape seed, olive, or jojoba oil. Generally, a maximum of four complimentary oils can be blended together to create a unique fragrance.
It’s also smart to use glass bottles as the storage as well.
Using Essential Oils Safely
Aromatherapy is generally a safe form of home treatment and blending the different oils together to find a unique blend can be fascinating. However, the following guidelines should be followed when blending aromatherapy oils:
- Do not take essential oils internally,
- Never put essential oils in the eyes or around the eyes,
- Keep oils out of reach of children,
- Not all essential oils can be applied directly to the skin in an undiluted form,
- Care should be taken when pregnant and a qualified practitioner should be consulted for advice in this case,
- Don’t treat babies or small children with essential oils or blends before consulting with a practitioner,
- If an individual has severe or persistent health problems or allergies or is taking medicines or homeopathic remedies consult a professional before blending or using essential oils.
How to Use Aromatherapy Oils
Aromatherapy techniques include using essential oils in a relaxing massage. Aromatherapy massage oils can lift the spirit, enhance mood, or ease pain and tension.
Aromatic baths are a simple way to use essential oils at home. Five to ten drops of essential oil added to bathwater can provide a wonderfully relaxing way of de-stressing, treating skin disorders, and enhancing moods.
Creams, lotions, shampoos, and gels can be made by adding essential oils to unscented, chemical-free creams/lotions. A hair rinse can be made by adding a few drops of essential oil to a jug of water.
Try an essential oil diffuser
There are many methods to diffuse the scent, but usually, a small clay pot diffuser contains an opening for adding eight to 10 drops of essential oils. This is a natural way to scent a room and also helps with breathing difficulties and mood enhancement.
When it comes to blending essential oils, what other questions do you have?
A tad bit about Rocky Mountain Oils:
Shipping – All orders within the United States qualify for free economy shipping. Orders have an estimated delivery time of 2-7 business days! They even have a neat little chart to help you estimate your shipping time if choosing the free shipping option.
Return Policy – Products can be returned for any reason, even if opened, for up to 90 days. Yes, seriously! They even send you a shipping label so you don’t have to pay to return the product. No more worries about “what if it doesn’t work or I am allergic” simply return it!
Safe and Healthy – RMO provides GC/MS (Gas Chromatography / Mass Spectrometry) test results from a verified third-party, independent lab for each one of their essential oil products. In fact, on the bottom of your bottle is a batch number. You can go to their site and enter your number. This will give you the results of your bottle’s testing!