How To Make Essential Oil Room Sprays That Smell Amazing

If you’ve ever tried to replenish your home with vaporizers or timed air fresheners, then you’ll surely have been frustrated by how much that it costs as well as how much you’ll have to pay for the privilege and you might not get that much from your odorizer.

One of the main issues with over-the-counter sprays is that they are often very overpowering, and you can be sure that your bedroom, especially if it is not that big, will soon be reeking of roses, tangerine or alpine glade.

Why shouldn’t you be able to make your own blend of essential oil spray to the strength you desire?

That’s right, you can make your own essential oil sprays with just a few simple ingredients. All you’ll need for this spray is just a few ingredients and your own spray bottle.

How To Make Essential Oil Room Sprays That Smell Amazing

This will not only save you money, but it will save you a trip to the store. It is also the perfect activity to keep the kids entertained on a boring Sunday afternoon.

So how can you make the best essential oils for your needs? What are the best ingredients? How can you stop your spray from being too overpowering?

How much will it cost you to make your own spray? How can you adapt your recipe to alleviate certain symptoms like headaches, anxiety and breathing difficulties?

Well, if you want the answers to these questions and a lot more, then we would suggest that you keep reading.

We have broken down the noble art of spraying, as well as providing you with 14 unique recipes that will help convert your home from a stale smelling nothing to a feast for the nostrils.

Making Essential Oil Room Sprays

When you are making sprays, you’ll not just be doing it to freshen up your air quality, but you’ll be doing it to completely rejuvenate your air space.

This will also provide you with aromatherapy qualities, some of which will help alleviate conditions that are related to the air, things like chest issues and anxiety are all affected by breathing.

You can also experience a noticeable difference in your mood, especially if you are suffering from anxiety issues that are related to air quality. You can often find that your lungs are aggravated by an increase of dust in the air.

You’ll also notice the difference in air quality, especially if you have children or pets in the house.

There is nothing more off-putting (or embarrassing if you often have guests) than if you invite some people over and your house smells like a wet dog.

Cutting back on smells is very important for maintaining the harmony of your home.

Okay, now we’ve outlined some of the essential attributes of having the right essential oil sprays, now it’s time to get stuck into the nitty-gritty of making your own spray and what ingredients that you’ll need.

What You’ll Need

Here are some of the “essential” ingredients for your oil spray, most of which you might already have lying around the house anyway:

  • 8-ounce spray bottle
  • 2 tablespoons of vodka
  • 6 tablespoons of unfiltered water
  • Essential oils – these can be of your choosing. If you are unsure as to what flavors to put in, then why not skim down to consult some of our recipes.

And that’s all you’ll need! Pretty simple, huh? Well now that’s the hard bit out of the way, let’s get stuck into the easy stuff!

How To Make The Spray

Once you have gathered all of your ingredients, then you’ll need to start making your essential oil spray. Take a spray bottle and do the following:

  • Take the alcohol and put it into a spray bottle. Make sure not to spill any down the sides as this will lead to a bit of mess.
  • Take your essential oils and add them to the alcohol. The number of oils that you use will all depend on how strong you want your spray to turn out.
  • Let the mixture sit for around 5 minutes until it is properly mixed, shaking it if necessary. Once the two are combined, then you can add the water.
  • Shake the mixture well again until the fluid is completely integrated.

And it’s that easy! All you have to do is spritz your room whenever you feel that it needs a little pick-me-up.

We would certainly recommend that you spray whenever the dog has come in from outside or if the kids have been making a mess all day.

We would recommend using different blends to give your spritzer bottle that unique scent. Remember that no essential oil mixture is the same, and that is what will make your spray so unique.

Rosemary, peppermint, lavender, citrus and lemon are all good oils that you can put in your spray bottle.

If you are sensitive to particularly strong smells, then you can always halve the amount of ingredients that you are using in your essential oils spray bottle.

So that’s one tablespoon of vodka instead of two and use a 4-ounce spray bottle instead of 8.

Now we’ve given you the how-to, but you still might be struggling to get the right flavors for your essential oil spray.

But don’t you worry, we have 14 amazing recipes that you can try to get your living area smelling fresh and fruity. Some of these sprays also have stress alleviating and mood-boosting properties.

Recipes For Relaxing Essential Oil Blends

Recipes For Relaxing Essential Oil Blends

Bedroom Blend

This first essential oil spray contains lavender, making it just perfect for enhancing your sleep and relaxing you after a stressful day at the office.

You have to spray this one liberally around your room before you get tucked in at night. It will start sending signals to your body to start relaxing.

Here’s what you will need for your relaxing bedroom blend:

  • 25 drops of lavender
  • 10 drops of vanilla
  • 7 drops of vetiver – this is optional, in case you want that extra relaxing feeling

Once you have all these ingredients, then you should mix them vigorously in a spritzer bottle.

Kitchen Blend

This next blend will really revitalize your kitchen, giving you everything that you need for a cooking space that smells nice and fruity.

When we made this ourselves, it managed to cover a wide range of cooking smells that tend to linger around the area.

Here’s what you’ll need to get your kitchen smelling nice and pungent:

  • 15 drops of orange
  • 10 drops of grapefruit
  • 10 drops of lemon

Office Blend

This contains peppermint and rosemary, which has enough pep and zest to really perk you up in the morning if you need to focus on that all-important work deadline.

This is a very simple spritzer, only requiring two ingredients. Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 10 drops of peppermint
  • 15 drops of rosemary

Deodorizing Blend

Next up, we have a spray that comes with antibacterial properties, containing tea tree, cinnamon and cloves that will really clear up your living room of any funky smells that might have been lingering around for some time.

This is also good for fumigating small spaces like closets and smaller bathrooms:

Here’s all the ingredients that you will need:

  • 15 drops of cinnamon
  • 7 drops of clove
  • 12 drops of tea tree

Air Freshening Blend

If you are a fan of the great outdoors, then we would recommend that you opt for this spritzer, as it will give you everything that you need for a wonderful odorizing freshness.

Featuring juniper, rosemary and basil, you can be sure of some earthy yet airy tones. Here’s what you’ll need for this one:

  • 20 drops of juniper
  • 15 drops of rosemary
  • 5 drops of basil – this is optional, only if you want something that will really give you that odor of cooked meat.

Mood Booster

Next up, we have a sweet blend of citrus and lemon that will really boost your mood, especially if you have been locked in a stuffy office all day.

This has been proven to increase the mood of your home when sprayed liberally, especially during the evening when everyone comes home from work or school. Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 25 drops of lemon
  • 10 drops of orange
  • 15 drops of eucalyptus
  • 7 drops of peppermint

When you mix the lemon with the eucalyptus, the smell is simply divine, giving you everything that you’ll need for an elevated mood. This is great for use on rainy days when the smell gets musty.

Warm Blend

There’s nothing more representative of a warm winter hearth at Christmastime than the combined scents of ginger and sandalwood. This will give you everything that you for that warm feeling in the pit of your stomach.

Here are the ingredients:

  • 25 drops of sandalwood
  • 15 drops of ginger
  • 5 drops of orange

This spray will definitely energize you, but it might run the risk of overpowering the room. So if you have a sensitive nose, then make sure you are only using half the stated number of drops below.

Better Breathing Blend

Chamomile is one of the most famous flavors when it comes to knocking you out at night, so that makes this spritzer one of the best to have if you are feeling slightly stressed or constricted around the chest.

This comes with delicious clary sage, which will really open up the passages in your lungs.

Here’s what you’ll need for this airway-clearing blend:

  • 12 drops of clary sage
  • 15 drops of chamomile
  • 10 drops of valerian

Guaranteed that if you give this a spray around your room at the end of the day, then you can be sure of clean nasal passages and unrestricted breathing for the remainder of the night.

Immune System Blend

This contains ingredients that will help to boost your immune system, which is very important if you are experiencing one flu and cold after another.

We would also recommend that you use this one if you are feeling in a low mood. Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 10 drops of cinnamon
  • 15 drops of thyme

These two ingredients alone will really give you that boost if you are feeling sluggish or ill. You might want to keep it light if you are particularly sensitive to smells. This spray is great as it only contains a few ingredients.

Better Sleep Blend

Are you having trouble sleeping? Then having this spray will certainly be helpful for any overactive imagination that is struggling to get off to sleep.

Once again, this contains chamomile, the perfect sleeping agent. Here are the ingredients that you will need:

  • 12 drops of clary sage
  • 15 drops of chamomile
  • 10 drops of valerian

Remember that this only works in conjunction with how sensitive you are to smells. If you have a very strong sense of smell, then try halving the number of drops that you put into your spritzer.

Headache Relief Blend

This comes with some very soothing effects on the body, so if you have a pounding headache after a long day at the office, then a few sprays of this will begin the process of de-stressing.

The lavender mixed with the wintergreen is also one of the most pleasant smells:

  • 10 drops of wintergreen
  • 15 drops of lavender
  • 10 drops of peppermint
  • 12 drops of chamomile

Reduce Anxiety Blend

Next up, we have a mix of scents that will definitely help you to tone down any aggressive anxiety or stress that you might be feeling over a long period of time.

This contains ylang ylang that will be very stabilizing, keeping you rooted to the ground when you are feeling away with the fairies. Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 10 drops of ylang ylang
  • 12 drops of vetiver

Remember that you don’t want to stimulate your senses too much when you are in a heightened state of anxiety, so be careful with the dosage. We might suggest that you start off with fewer drops and increase it as you see fit.

Romantic Blend

What could be more romantic than the smell of roses mixed with lavender? This blend will certainly set the mood if you are trying to attract a romantic partner, particularly if you have invited them over for a special dinner.

You can even wear this one as a perfume to make you more alluring. Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 20 drops of rose
  • 15 drops of lavender
  • 10 drops of patchouli

Positivity Blend

Finally, we have a blend that will certainly put you in a more positive frame of mind. The lemon and the lavender will certainly help you to get in the spirit of things, perfect if you are feeling down in the dumps. Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 12 drops of lemon
  • 10 drops of lavender
  • 5 drops of peppermint

Why Essential Oils Help You

These essential oils are a very natural method of restoring the atmosphere of your living room. Smells affect our mood in ways that we can barely detect, but we can assure you that the results are there.

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