The sun is out, the trees and grass are turning green, flowers are blooming – and pollen is going to be everywhere!
Fight back against allergies and springtime pests, with these amazing essential oils!
Lavender – The relaxing floral scent of Lavender makes it perfect for springtime but Lavender Essential Oil is for every season! Diffuse for aiding relaxation and sleep, apply topically to sooth irritations and burns, or dilute with water for a room spray! You can even add a few drops to your laundry routine to refresh towels and linens!
Geranium – Geranium is a wonderful floral essential oil that helps strengthen your body’s immune system as well as alleviating stress and promoting relaxation. Diffuse to relieve allergies and bring on a sense of security.
Helichrysum – Suffering from Hay fever and allergy symptoms? Diffuse Helichrysum Essential Oil to combat the congestion, sinus inflammation and sneezing brought on by seasonal allergies! Helichrysum is a powerful detoxifier and healing oil. For small cuts and scrapes, Helichrysum Essential Oil can be used neat to sooth and assist the healing process.
Spearmint – Spearmint Essential Oil is the more subtle companion of Peppermint Essential Oil. It has the same great stimulating properties and headache relieving benefits without being as strong of a scent. For a cooling spray dilute 10 drops of spearmint with 2 oz of water in a spray bottle. Mist your neck, arms and legs to cool down after a workout, run, or even gardening outside! (When participating in activities outdoors remember to wear sunscreen and reapply as needed!)
Lemon – This bright, happy essential oil is a powerhouse! Lemon Essential Oil supports the lymphatic system which helps the respiratory system during allergy season! Diffuse to help alleviate any congestion. Lemon is also amazing for cleaning and disinfecting your home! A few drops of Lemon Essential Oilcan get sticky residue off surfaces (spot test) as well as deep clean! Mix 3 drops of Lemon Essential Oil in a ½ cup of Baking Soda and add just enough water to create a paste. Use to gently scrub your sinks, bathtubs, showers, and stove tops!
Tea Tree – Tea Tree is a highly antiseptic essential oil that it useful for cleaning and disinfecting. It is the perfect oil to use during spring cleaning and fights both airborne and surface germs, bacteria, and viruses! Diffuse to reduce allergies caused by airborne irritants. For a fresh spring kitchen surface cleaner mix 29 drops of Lemon Essential Oil, 25 drops of Tea Tree Essential Oil, and 9 drops of Lavender Essential Oil in a 6 oz glass spray bottle. Add 2.5 oz each of distilled water and white vinegar. Shake well before using to spray and wipe down hard surfaces.
Lemongrass – Lemongrass Essential Oil is nature’s sunny and uplifting natural insect repellant! Diffuse to deter mosquitoes and flies inside and outside! It is also perfect to dilute and rub on sore ligaments before/during/after working on your garden or performing rigorous activities! Lemongrass Essential Oil helps to regenerate and strengthen connective tissue and ligaments and relieves mental fatigue!
Grapefruit – This energizing oil gives you a boost when diffused! Grapefruit Essential Oil is also a great detoxifier with antiviral, anti-fungal, and antioxidant properties. Grapefruit Essential Oil also helps to relieve headaches and mental fatigue so you can complete those spring projects!
Lime – Lime Essential Oil is known for its fresh, invigorating aroma and is said to be cleansing and renewing for the mind and spirit. It also boosts the immune system and relieves stress, exhaustion and anxiety. Lime Essential Oil is also a good first aid oil to have on hand as it helps to stem the bleeding from minor cuts and scrapes!
Thyme – Thyme Essential Oil has been shown to strengthen the immune system and helps to deter allergies! Thyme Essential Oil is the perfect spring time helper because it helps to boost energy and also naturally repels insects! Dilute 2 drops of Thyme Essential Oil with Brain and Body Boost and add to your wrist pulse points to deter pesky insects from bothering you!
We will post our favorite Diffuser Blends for Springtime soon!