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DIY Holiday Gift: Aromatherapy Diffuser Blends

There’s nothing quite like scent for evoking memories or setting a mood. During the hustle and bustle of the holidays, aromatic essential oils can help make your home feel festive or turn an ordinary room into a relaxing retreat. If you’re searching for a thoughtful gift, consider pairing a personalized selection of essential oils with an aromatherapy diffuser.

What Are Essential Oils?

Essential oils are very concentrated aromatic plant essences derived from the leaves, flowers, stems, roots or other parts of plants. Unlike many artificial fragrances, pure essential oils do not contain phthalates such as DEP.

What’s a Diffuser?

The aromatic properties of essential oils can be enjoyed with the help of a diffuser, which is a device that disperses essential oils into the air. There are many different kinds of diffusers, including evaporative, ultrasonic and nebulizer diffusers. Some ultrasonic diffusers double as humidifiers, which can be especially pleasant during dry winter months.

Essential Oil Blends

Check out our suggestions below or mix and match to create the perfect blends for the people on your list.

Deck the Halls

Holiday guests arriving any minute? This bright blend will make your home feel festive.

4 drops tangerine essential oil
10 drops fir essential oil
5 drops frankincense essential oil

Comfy Cozy

This woodsy blend is perfect for curling up by the fire with a good book.

5 drops bay essential oil
10 drops anise essential oil
5 drops cinnamon essential oil

Holiday Party

Maybe you’ve been baking all day — or maybe you’re just diffusing this spicy blend. We’ll never tell!

4 drops cinnamon essential oil
5 drops sweet orange essential oil
2 drops clove essential oil

Essential oils can irritate sensitive skin, mucous membranes and eyes. Use wisely and keep out of reach of children. For external use only.

Now all you need to do is download a gift tag and voila! You’ve got a gift at the ready.

Have you ever used an essential oil diffuser? Let us know how you liked it in the comments.