Simple Aromatherapy Blends

Enjoy the therapeutic benefits of aromatherapy at home by creating your own aromatherapy blends.

| May/June 2013


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Create aromatic fragrances and enjoy the therapeutic benefits of aromatherapy by blending essential oils at home. Use the recipes below to make a massage or body oil, or omit the oil the recipe calls for and blend the essential oils in 1 ounce jojoba oil to make a perfume. As you mix each blend, start by adding a single drop of each oil. Sniff as you add each drop, and observe how it changes the blend. If you feel adventurous, alter proportions to your liking.

To avoid cross-contamination among your essential oils, use separate droppers or rinse the dropper in vodka or pure grain alcohol and dry it between scents.

For more information on aromatherapy and using essential oils, read the article Aromatherapy Guide: How to Use Essential Oils for Your Well-Being.

Fragrance Blends

Earth Angel



4 ounces sweet almond carrier oil
4 drops juniper essential oil
3 drops cedarwood essential oil
2 drops frankincense essential oil
3 drops jasmine essential oil

Sweet Citrus






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