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10 Essential Oil Combinations to Diffuse (Plus an Essential Oil Journal)

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If you have essential oils, you’re probably very aware of their many benefits. But did you know that if you mix your essential oils, you can get some amazing smells and added benefits?

Mixing essential oils can be a bit tricky, especially if you’re planning on using them for your diffuser and want the smell to be perfect. So, to get you started, here’s a list of the top recipes for essential oil combinations and their benefits.

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10 Essential Oil Combinations to Diffuse

Bacteria Killer

During the cold season, you might want to use this combination to ward off germs. Mix four drops of shield with two drops of lemon and one drop of melaleuca. It smells amazing and keeps you feeling your best.

Migraine Relief

If you have issues with sinuses or frequent headaches, you can use this recipe to give you some relief. Mix a drop of marjoram, rosemary, peppermint, lavender, and thyme. To maximize the effect, rub a little of the peppermint on your neck and temples first.

Summer Relief

Mints are naturally refreshing smells, so it makes sense that they make the best combinations for when it’s hot and muggy outside. Mix four drops of spearmint, peppermint, and citronella with one drop of lemongrass.


After a long day of stress and business, you can use this to relax and ease away the stresses of the day. One drop of ylang-ylang mixed with two drops of cedarwood and wild orange and four drops of lavender.

Allergy Relief

Another use for peppermint, this recipe will relieve the stuffed sinuses, runny noses, and weeping eyes that come with allergies—mix two drops of lavender, peppermint, and lemon.

Home Freshening

If your home is smelling a bit questionable, this mix will give it a fresh but not overwhelming smell—mix two drops of white fir, cypress, and wintergreen.

Emotional Calming

If you’ve had a bad day or are recovering from emotional stresses, you can mix two drops of wild orange, bergamot, frankincense, and cypress to lift your mood.

Sinus Relief

If you’re clogged up and can’t breathe, then this is the perfect mix to loosen your sinuses and get you breathing freely again. Mix four drops of breathe oil with two drops of eucalyptus and peppermint.

Mood Booster

For the times when you need an extra push to get things done, this recipe will give you that, plus the amazing smell of lavender. Mix a drop of marjoram with two drops of ylang-ylang, three drops of sage, and four drops of lavender.


This is an amazing recipe if you struggle with waking up in the morning. You can use this anytime you feel tired or sluggish to get you focused again. Mix four drops of wild orange with four drops of peppermint.

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I hope these Essential Oil combinations help you. What other Essential Oil combinations do you use to help you?

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