By Alison Angold | Certified Aromatherapist | CIDESCO ITEC

Summer time – one of the best time of the 12 months – not less than I believe so! These days that you may rise up realizing you’ll be able to simply pull a pair of shorts and a t-shirt on, and go – no want to consider wrapping up, taking a coat, or that it’d rain!

Lengthy days, heat evenings, summer season holidays – all this stuff make summer season my favourite time of 12 months!

However alas, summer season is short-lived – not less than right here within the UK it’s! I’m at all times in search of methods to delay the summer season months, and creating summer season diffuser blends to burn round the home, is the perfect manner to do that!

There are a lot of completely different important oils that are perfect for diffusing and utilizing to create a sense of summer season however one of the best, and my favourite are;

  • Lavender
  • Lemongrass
  • Eucalyptus
  • Orange
  • Ylang Ylang
  • Jasmine
  • Mandarin
  • Bergamot
  • Lemon
  • lime
  • Grapefruit
  • Peppermint

You can even use these oils to create some great SUMMER ESSENTIAL OIL RECIPES – every thing you want to get you thru the season!

One of the best Summer time Diffuser Blends

A list of summer diffuser blends

Each of those blends, odor splendidly citrusy and virtually antiseptic, with the additional advantage of fending off mosquitos and flies!

Mosquito repellent #1

  • 3 drops Lavender
  • 3 drops Lemongrass

Mosquito repellent #2

  • 3 drops Citronella
  • 2 drops Eucalyptus
  • 3 drops Orange

Ylang-ylang flowers usually odor extra highly effective at night time. These 2 floral blends paired with gentle, refreshing mandarin or bergamotare paying homage to heat, balmy evenings!

Unique night

  • 2 drops Ylang Ylang
  • 2 drops Jasmine
  • 4 drops of Mandarin

Unique floral

  • 3 drops of Bergamot
  • 2 drops Ylang Ylang
  • 2 Lavender drops

Benzoin has a definite vanilla, virtually white chocolate aroma, and when paired with peppermint, can remind us of mint choc chip ice cream!

Mint choc chip ice cream

  • 2 drops Peppermint
  • 3 drops of Benzoin

Replicate a favourite summer season desert, by mixing these zingy citrus aromas with the vanilla-scented Benzoin.

Key lime pie

  • 3 drops of lime
  • 3drops Lemon
  • 3 drops of Benzoin

This uplifting, refreshing, perfume incorporates the principle elements of this cocktail favourite!


  • 3 drops of lime
  • 3 drops Grapefruit
  • 2 drops Peppermint

Pure citrus fruits make this splendidly refreshing summertime mix.

Fruit Burst

  • 3 drops Grapefruit
  • 3 drops Orange
  • 3 drops Lemon

Think about a ravishing, pine forest fringed Mediterranean seaside with this woody, citrus mix.

Seaside days

  • 3 drops Petitgrain
  • 2 drops Pine
  • 3 drops Orange

A summer season backyard involves life on this extremely floral diffuser mix.

Floral burst

  • 2 Lavender drops
  • 2 drops Geranium
  • 2 drops Jasmine

This mix provides a very contemporary, clear, sea air scent.


  • 3 drops Cypress
  • 2 drops Peppermint
  • 3 drops Orange

This contemporary scent will assist to maintain flies away, and the floral lavender balances the candy, citrus of the lime and lemongrass.

Fly away!

  • 3 drops Lavender
  • 3 drops of lime
  • 2 drops Lemongrass

The refined aroma of pine in opposition to the citrus oils provides the aroma of freshly lower grass.

Minimize grass

  • 4 drops Lemon
  • 3 drops of lime
  • 2 drops Pine

Summertime contemporary

  • 3 drops Lavender
  • 3 Mandarin drops
  • 2 drops Peppermint

This orange mix provides the aroma of an orange lolly. Benzoin is paying homage to vanilla, so balances out the orange completely giving a citrus, candy scent!

Orange ice lolly

  • 3 drops Orange
  • 2 drops Cypress
  • 2 drops of Benzoin


How you can use a diffuser in your summer season diffuser blends

You possibly can both select to make use of a diffuser or a burner in your summer season diffuser blends.

With a diffuser, you add water to the diffuser – examine your diffuser’s directions to see how a lot – after which add the important oils. As soon as the diffuser is switched on, it’ll emit a gradual movement of scented steam into your room.

A burner gently warms the oils. With a burner, you add a small quantity of water to the receptacle on the highest of the burner and add the oils. Gentle a tealight beneath, and this gently warms the oil, to launch the aromas. Whereas diffusers are massively well-liked and straightforward to make use of, I want a burner as you get a purer, extra distinct aroma from the oils.

Precautions of summer season diffuser blends

As with all diffuser mix, if you happen to undergo from any respiratory issues, then proceed with warning. Use fewer drops of your chosen oils to see the way you react to the aroma.

If you’re diffusing the oils round younger youngsters or pets, then additionally cut back the quantity of important oils you’re utilizing, and – particularly with pets – gauge their reactions. It’s possible you’ll prefer to examine diffuser blends which might be protected for kids or important oils to rid of pet odors.

If making use of any of those oils topically, then another precautions apply;

  • The citrus oils of orange, mandarin, lime, grapefruit, and lemon are phototoxic if utilized to the pores and skin, so keep away from direct daylight after software
  • Cypress and jasmine needs to be averted throughout being pregnant
  • Peppermint and eucalyptus are incompatible with homeopathic medicines
DISCLAIMER; Despite the fact that I’m a certified and skilled aromatherapist, the suggestions on this article are solutions solely. If ever in any doubt about using important oils, then please seek the advice of a medical skilled. If in case you have a specific sickness or medical challenge, then recommendation from a medical skilled needs to be sought earlier than utilizing important oils.
Concerning the Creator
Alison Angold is a totally certified (licensed) magnificence therapist, therapeutic massage therapist and aromatherapist from the UK. She has over 25 years expertise on this trade and has labored in quite a lot of magnificence salons, spa’s in addition to working her personal profitable magnificence and therapeutic massage enterprise. Her profession has allowed her to deal with many, many purchasers, with skincare considerations, medical circumstances, and an entire number of different illnesses and points, that has enabled her to work intently with important oils, prescribing particular blends for these shoppers to assist with these circumstances. Her {qualifications} in using important oils and aromatherapy, permit her to share this information with others, in a protected, dependable manner.