Essential oils are most often used within aromatherapy in order to treat certain conditions or to help relieve symptoms from certain afflictions so that you can recover faster, and feel better overall.
But, the use of essential oils doesn’t always have to be medical. You don’t have to be in pain, or struggling, in order to find a use for them!
Essential oils can also simply be used to make a room smell better and the properties of these oils can help set a mood, to help make you feel a certain way, or to keep a relaxed and peaceful ambiance. You just have to choose the right oils, with the right scents for the occasion!
Christmas time, for example, can be quite stressful and hectic. So using a festive blend of essential oils can create a nice-smelling environment that also helps soothe your nervous system, to keep you calm and happy throughout the day! So it’s scenting the room, with extra benefits!
If this sounds like something you would want to have during the Christmas holidays, then keep reading.
We have compiled a list of our top favorite Christmas essential oil blends, that smell nice and festive, and that are perfect for the occasion. Let’s get right into it!
Top Christmas Essential Oil Blends
Many different essential oils are perfect for the Christmas festive season and you will likely be familiar with most of their scents because they are used in all sorts of ways throughout the season, such as in scented candles, and more.
Just so that you get an idea of what the blends we list will be made out of, here are the main types of festive essential oils that are perfect for Christmas:
- Balsam Fir
- Cinnamon Bark
- Douglas Fir
- Juniper Berry
- Sweet Orange
- White Fir (also known as Silver Fir)
There are more essential oils that can suit the festive season, (as you will see in our selected blends) but these are the most popular and commonly used!
1. Sweet Orange + Cinnamon + Clove Bud + Cassia
This blend is perfect for cleansing the room and air so that there is a fresh ambiance in which you can better relax and enjoy the holidays.
Use 3 drops of sweet orange, and 1 drop of cinnamon, clove bud, and cassia.
2. Douglas Fir + Cypress + Frankincense
You know how real Christmas trees have a winter wonderland kind of scent about them, that turns your living room into a soothing Christmas forest? Well, this blend also achieves this same effect!
Use 2 drops of douglas fir, cypress, and frankincense in order to create this blend.
3. Cinnamon + Clove + Sweet Orange
This blend is perfect for filling your home with the classic and typical Christmas scent. It is sure to put you into the festive mood, and is incredibly popular!
Use 2 drops of cinnamon, clove, and sweet orange to create this blend.
4. Douglas Fir + Cedarwood + Juniper Berry
This is another amazing essential oil blend that will make your home smell like a winter forest wonderland, and we would even say that it can be used all year round, and not just during the Christmas season!
This particular blend is also good for helping open your airways (to improve breathing), and for soothing the nerves. Ideal for a more relaxed holiday.
Use 2 drops of douglas fir, cedarwood, and juniper berry for this blend.
5. Peppermint + Spearmint + Grapefruit
If you want your home to smell like a candy cane, which is definitely very festive, then we recommend using this minty blend of essential oils.
It will smell amazing, but also, it can enhance the body and mind, so that you are energized throughout the day.
Use 4 drops of peppermint, 2 drops of grapefruit, and 1 drop of spearmint for this blend.
6. Juniper Berry + Sweet Orange + Lemon + Lemongrass
If you love sweet scents, and you want your Christmas essential oil blend to help soothe and relax you, so that you can enjoy some peace throughout the holidays…then this one is definitely for you.
Use 2 drops of juniper berry and sweet orange, and 1 drop of lemon and lemongrass.
7. Ginger + Cinnamon Bark + Clove
To some people, the perfect Christmas scent is that of freshly baked gingerbread cookies in the kitchen. And with this blend of essential oils, you can mimic that scent perfectly!
Use 3 drops of ginger, 2 drops of cinnamon bark, and 2 drops of clove.
8. Frankincense + Myrrh
In the Bible, baby Jesus was visited by three wise men (also called the three kings) from the far east. They followed a star, riding their camels, and brought him gifts! Two of the gifts were frankincense and myrrh. So combining these two essential oils can give you the perfect festive ambiance!
This blend is also really rich and can provide emotional and physical comfort, especially if you are feeling a little overwhelmed.
Use 3 drops of frankincense and myrrh in order to create this blend.
9. Peppermint + Wintergreen + Cassia + Sweet Orange
Another sweet and delicious-smelling essential oil blend that can make your house feel like a giant candy cane, is this one. Perfect for the Christmas holidays!
Use 2 drops of peppermint and wintergreen and 1 drop of cassia and sweet orange.
10. White Fir + Sweet Orange + Juniper Berry
This particular essential oil blend is highly popular during the Christmas season, as it enhances feelings of joy, and has a classic festive feel to it.
To create this blend, use 2 drops of white fir, sweet orange, and juniper berry.
There are more Christmas essential oil blends out there and you could even try creating your own by pairing different essential oils together. But, the blends we have listed are our top favorites and some of the most popular amongst people in general!
Using a Christmas essential oil blend with your essential oil diffuser can get your home smelling festive and cheerful, all while you reap some subtle benefits depending on which ones you have combined.
From sweet blends that remind you of candy canes and baking, to forest wonderlands that make your home a magical place and even some soothing blends that will energize you or keep you relaxed, for the best Christmas experience ever.
It is well worth using essential oils to make your home smell perfect for the occasion and you can even deviate from our list and experiment with your own creations!