Close your laptop, turn on your out of office message, and step away from that spreadsheet—summer is officially here!
This time of year invites you to embrace the beauty of nature, soak up the sun, and rejuvenate your mind and body by taking a break from your routine and prioritizing your overall well-being.
One way to enhance your summer wellness is through aromatherapy, or the use of essential oils to enhance your experience, elevate your mood, and reinvigorate your wellness routine. Known for their therapeutic properties, essential oils have been used for centuries to promote physical, mental, and emotional well-being.
Today, essential oils can be used to energize and invigorate, promote rest and relaxation, and enhance your mood, especially when you’re feeling stressed or burned out from the demands of daily life. Here are some aromatherapy ideas with fresh essential oil blends to uplift your summer days.
10 fresh summer essential oil blends
Lemon (Citrus limon) and Lime (Citrus aurantifolia) essential oils are known for awakening the senses with their bright, citrusy, and refreshing smell. Blend them together in a diffuser or a DIY body spray to boost your energy levels before going on a hike, doing an outdoor workout, or taking a long walk on the beach.
This blend combines the floral, calming scents of Lavender (Lavendula angustifolia) and Geranium (Pelargonium graveolens) essential oils to capture the essence of a gentle summer wind. Floral Breeze promotes relaxation and soothes the mind, making it ideal for winding down before bed, lounging on a hammock, or relaxing with on vacation your feet in the sand.
With the cool, invigorating properties of Peppermint (Mentha x piperita) and Spearmint (Mentha Spicata Viridis), this blend awakens the senses, boosts focus, and creates an atmosphere of clarity. We recommend using it while journaling or doing some summer reading to create a sense of relaxed alertness.
Bring the essence of white sand beaches, a sea breeze, and rolling ocean waves into your home, your office, your car—wherever you might need a touch of relaxation this summer. Tropical Escape combines the exotic, floral scent of Ylang-Ylang (Cananga odorata) with the calming, floral essence of Bergamot (Citrus bergamia) to soothe the senses and create an uplifting ambiance. Close your eyes as you inhale it to transport yourself to a tropical paradise.
When you’re clearing out your post-vacation inbox, use this Herb Garden blend to stimulate your mind, promote mental clarity, and boost productivity so you can ease your way back into your routine. This blend combines Rosemary (Salvia rosmarinus) and Basil (Ocimum basilicum) essential oils to create an herbaceous, aromatic scent to invigorate your mind and your senses to help you focus.
Citrus like Sweet Orange (Citrus Aurantium Dulcis) and Grapefruit (Citrus × paradisi) essential oils radiate positivity and brightness, making this the perfect blend for energizing your body and creating a cheerful atmosphere on sunny summer days. If you’re straightening up around your house, having a patio party, or simply need a boost to start your day, a few spritzes of this Sunny Days blend will infuse the atmosphere around you with an extra kick of energy.
Bring the essence of greenery and nature into your space with Forest Retreat—an invigorating yet grounding blend that combines Cedarwood (Cedrus atlantica) and Pine (Pinus sylvestris) essential oils to create a sense of calm and serenity. This blend is a great companion for a mindfulness practice or a quiet evening at home, so add a few drops of each oil into your diffuser to create a reflective, contemplative mood.
Combine cooling Peppermint, invigorating Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus), and bright Lemon (Citrus limon) into a revitalizing blend perfect for cooling down on hot summer days. Whether you’re lounging poolside or going on an outdoor adventure, use this Refreshing Melange blend to clear your mind, create a refreshing environment, and invigorate your senses.
Promote relaxation, inner peace, and a sense of tranquility. This Zen Oasis blend combines a few drops of Lavender (Lavendula angustifolia) and Frankincense (Boswellia sacra) to create a floral yet grounding scent perfect for supporting a meditation or yoga practice. When you need a quiet moment for yourself, combine Lavender and Frankincense to make a Zen Oasis blend and rejuvenate your environment.
In this Beach Dreams blend, the scent of creamy Coconut (Cocos nucifera L.) and warm Vanilla (Vanilla planifolia) come together to create a cozy atmosphere and a sense of comfort. It’s the closest thing to capturing the essence of a beach bonfire, an ocean sunrise, or the feeling of catching the perfect wave in a bottle.
Wellness products to bring aromatherapy into your home
If you’re building a soothing summer ritual that combines aromatherapy, essential oils, and a touch of luxury, we have just the thing to help you wind down and escape from the hustle and bustle.
Our Evening Essential Set comes with a beautiful Evening Body Serum, Evening Aromatherapy Candle, and gold-finished candle wick trimmer to uplift your energy and give you a complete relaxation experience. Life doesn’t stop just because it’s summer, and our set offers moments of balance and nourishment so you can find calm, recenter, and give yourself a sense of peace.
Capture the sweet smell of summer with aromatherapy
Whether you're seeking energy and vitality, relaxation and stress relief, or something to enhance your mood, essential oils can provide a natural, holistic approach to help you feel your best. We hope you can use these fresh essential oil blends to maintain your sense of balance, well-being, and wholeness this summer.
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