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How To Use Essential Oils This Holiday Season

The holiday season is the most wonderful time of year! However, this season can often become stressful between hosting guests, buying the perfect gifts, and remaining healthy. A great way to overcome these seasonal challenges is by using essential oils. Here are a few different ways to use essential oils to prepare for the holiday season ahead.

Prepare Your Home:

Elevate your space at home this holiday season by diffusing essential oils. Whether you are hosting guests or opening gifts on Christmas Morning, there is a perfect essential oil for your needs.

1. Hosting Company

Are you expecting guests to stay at your home this holiday season? If they struggle with sleeping, offer to diffuse a blend like Shut-eye in their room for a good night's rest.

2. Diffuse at Events

Diffusing oils at events is a great way to create an uplifting atmosphere since scent is often connected with memory. Using aromatherapy can also help you ease anxiety as you prepare for your guest's arrival or while you are preparing food in the kitchen.

If you are hosting Thanksgiving dinner, try using a scent like Harvest Home. Expertly blended by Dr. P. is this warm and inviting aroma consisting of sweet and spicy citrus, clove, and anise essential oil. Check out our Harvest Home Bundle, which includes a Zen aromatherapy oil warmer candle everything you need to create a wonderful atmosphere this Thanksgiving. A few other great options are Pumpkin Pie and Spiced Apple Cider essential oils.

Hosting a Christmas Event? Try diffusing scents like Christmas Morning, Peppermint, and Tis' the Season.

3. DIY Home Products

Make your own holiday-themed DIY home products like soaps, linen sprays, and room sprays. This a great way to avoid using products with harmful chemicals and instead create your own all-natural alternative. Try this DIY room spray below!

Christmas Cookie Room Spray

Add 10 drops Cinnamon, 10 drops Nutmeg, 10 drops Ginger, 5 drops Lemon

2 oz Witch Hazel

Fill the rest of the bottle with distilled water.

Shake well, spray, and enjoy!

Prepare Yourself:

This time of year is well known for cold and flu season. Prepare yourself with our Protector Essential Oil blend. Dr. P formulated this fine aroma blend for us. With flu season upon us, this is a perfect blend to be diffusing in your home or office. The blend consists of the finest wild orange, clove, tea tree, cinnamon bark, and eucalyptus oils.

Gift Giving:

Essential Oils are the perfect stocking stuffers. Gift your friends and family, essential oils, blends, bundles, and diffusers, or even make your own DIY gifts.

1. Stocking Stuffers:
2. Gift Bundles:

Give the gift of health and wellness by creating your own bundle of aromatherapy products. Depending on your loved ones' needs, gift them a diffuser, or essential oil accessory along with an essential oil they'll love.

Shop one of our pre-made bundles:

Read, ESSENTIAL OIL 101: Their Benefits and How To Use Them, to learn more and find the right oils for your needs.

3. DIY Gift Ideas

Create your own DIY essential oil products for your friends and family like body scrubs, room spray, soaps, and more. Try making an essential oil body scrub using the products below:

Peppermint Body Scrub:

Combine the following ingredients and store the scrub in a glass jar. Tip: Decorate the jar with holiday ribbons and stickers.

  • 3/4 cup White Sugar

  • 1/2 Cup Fractionated Coconut Oil

  • 12 drops Peppermint Essential Oil

Read, 14 DIY Christmas Gifts with Essential Oils for more inspiration.

We hope this inspired you! If you end up trying one of the ideas above, be sure to let us know by tagging us on social media, @desrosiersintl.

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