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Ease Winter Blues With Aromatherapy

Oil blends to ease winter blues

Lack of greenery, gray skies, a snow-covered world, reduced activity and the cold temperatures of winter can all lead to what is known as the “Winter Blues.” The Winter Blues involve feelings of sadness, depression and loss of energy.

These blends may help ease the symptoms of the winter blues. Simple blends using citrus oils are emphasized because they are energizing and uplifting oils. Orange, lemon and grapefruit oils are inexpensive (especially orange) and are also favored by many people, so your whole household may enjoy the aroma when diffused.

When selecting and using oils, be sure to follow all safety precautions and remember that aromatherapy should not be used as a substitute for proper medical treatment.

Blend #1

  • 3 drops Orange
  • 2 drops Grapefruit /Ginger

Blend #2

  • 4 drops Orange
  • 1 drop Ylang-Ylang

Blend #3

  • 3 drops Grapefruit
  • 2 drops Cypress

Blend #5

  • 3 drops Bergamot
  • 2 drops Clary Sage

Blend #6

  • 3 drops Bergamot
  • 1 drop Neroli
  • 1 drop Jasmine



Select one of the blends shown above. Then, choose which method you’d like to use the blend and follow the directions below:

  • Diffuser Blend:
    Multiply your blend by 4 to obtain a total of 20 drops of your chosen blend. Add your oils to a dark colored glass bottle and mix well. Add the appropriate number of drops from your created blend to your diffuser .
  • Bath Oil
    Multiply your blend by 3 to obtain a total of 15 drops of your chosen blend. Continue by using the 15 drop blend in some Almonds oil recipe.
  • Massage Oil
    Multiply your blend by 2 to obtain a total of 10 drops of your chosen blend. Continue by using the 10 drop blend in Almonds oil.


When the winter comes, it is time to change your skin care routine to one that will nourish your skin and prevent dryness. Read here about changing to winter skin care!



By |2016-12-30T14:44:53+02:00February 22nd, 2016|Essential Oils, Health issues|0 Comments

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