Recipes for Essential Oil Blends

From the files of the Learning About Essential Oils Facebook group…

In the spirit of the do it yourself-er and the “too cheap to buy it already made-er”, we now have a file for adding recipes that you may have already, or that you come across in your research! Lets help each other out and fill this file full of fabulous recipes! Remember to “bold” the title of the recipe when you add it.This link has a long list of non brand recipes for may issues and needs.


Mood Lifting Perfume

Put in a roller bottle and apply like perfume.

1 drop ylang ylang III

1 drop bergamot

3 drops clary sage

3 drops lavender

4 drops tangerine

1 tsp fco


Blend for Intestinal Ailments 

To be rubbed on the belly, over the area of discomfort.

1 drop Peppermint oil

1 drop Chamomile oil

2 drops Rosemary oil

1 drop Clove oil

blended with 5 ml vegetable carrier oil.


MRH Four Thieves

  • 40 drops organic Clove Bud essential oil
  • 35 drops organic Lemon essential oil
  • 20 drops organic Cinnamon Bark essential oil
  • 15 drops organic Eucalyptus essential oil
  • 10 drops organic Rosemary essential oil

Mix all essential oils together in a dark glass bottle.This essential oil blend is very strong and must be diluted!  The

essential oil content should only account for 1 to 2% of the total

formula. This means that up to 6-12 drops of essential oil can be added

per 1 oz of carrier oil or other menstruum.


Citrus Shine Aroma Spritz MRH

3 drops organic Orange essential oil

3 drops organic Lemon essential oil

3 drops organic Lime essential oil

2 drops organic Lavender1 drop organic Clary Sage essential oil

1 drop organic Nutmeg essential oil

2 oz organic Witch Hazel Extract

Mix all ingredients in a 2 oz glass bottle

with mister top. Shake well before use and spray as needed. This blend

makes a wonderful spritz for offices or bathrooms. It may also be used

as a dusting spray while cleaning.


Multipurpose Cleaner MRH

2 cups vinegar and 2 cups water

15 drops citrus essential oil of choice

Mix all ingredients together. This blend

may be used on most hard surfaces as a general surface cleaner in a

spray bottle, or as a floor cleaner (when cleaning hard wood floors

always clean a small test patch to ensure the blend does not react with

the finish on the floor)


Natural Flea & Tick Prevention With Essential Oils from YL

Mix in stainless steel bowl:

1/2 tsp alcohol

1 drop Young Living Cedarwood oil

3 drops Young Living Purification oil

2 drops Young Living Lavender oil

2 drop Young Living Citronella

1 drop Young Living Thyme oil

3 drops Young Living orange oil


Letting Go Blend - Kendra Pelosi Santoro’s Customized blend for her son – working on anger/aggression issues with this one


Cypress 3 drops

Ylang ylang 4 drops

Frankincense 2 drops

Bergamot 5 drops

Geranium 7 drops

Patchouli 4 drops

Clary Sage 2 drops

Directions: I place it on bottoms of feet, over liver and heart areas. *I feel calmer in general using this blend.

Erectile dysfunction blend:

Basil 20 drops

Clary Sage 15 drops

Ylang Ylang 10 drops

Clove 1drop

Patchouli 1drop

One ounce carrier oil

Candida or Yeast Infection :

Adults Use the GX Assist/PB Assist protocol monthly (or more often to start with):

·   1-3 GX Assist capsules daily with meals for 10 days

·   Follow with the probiotic PB Assist for 5 days, 3 capsules per day

The Candida Cleanse Recipe (GX Assist) -attributed to Dr. Hill that includes the following blend (This cleanse has now been streamlined into a premade blend called GXAssist described previously):

·   5 drops of Lemon

·   5 drops of Melaleuca

·   3 drops on Oregano

Put the oils into a gel cap and take internally twice a day for 10-14 days, rest two weeks and repeat the procedure. 

Children 18 months to 5 years

Use the GX Assist/PB Assist protocol adapted in this way:

·   Break open 1 GX Assist capsule and apply to the bottoms of the feet twice daily with morning and evening meals.

For small children use 1/4 the contents (just a dab) and proportionally more for the older children. Continue daily with meals for 7 – 10 days again depending on age of child.

·   Follow with probiotic PB Assist capsules for 5 days taken internally. One capsule per day for smaller children, 2 for 4 – 5 year olds.  

Both    Lots of water daily and 1 – 3 drops Lemon in each glass of water will speed the cleansing process.


Gary Youngs Blends from “EO Integrative medical guide”

Abuse Relief blend

40 d. Ylang ylang

30 d. geranium

20 d. lavender

10 d. cedarwood

15 d. balsam fir

16 d. orange

4 d. helichrysm

anti aging blend

20 d. thyme

10 d mandarin

7 d clove

antibacterial blend

35 d melaleuca

20 d citronella

12 d lavandin

10 d rosemary


30 d rosemary

25 d lemongrass

10 thyme

3 cinnamon bark


20 melaleuca

20 naouli

15 lavender

10 rosemary


20 sandalwood

12 peppermint

8 tsuga

8 thyme

8 ravensara

3 clove

brain blend

30 balsam fir

15 frankinsense

15 sandalwood

8 helichrysm

3 melissa


24 goldenrod

10 cypress

8 marjoram

4 ylang ylang


40 cardamom

30 rosemary

10 vetiver

5 peppermint

5 geranium

3 basil


30 anise

25 rosemary

10 tarragon

8 inger

8 fennel

3 blue tansey

emotional release

20 German chamomille

10 ledum

30 ylang ylang

25 geranium

15 sandalwood


40 rosemary

30 balsam fir

20 juniper

10 nutmeg

10 pepper

3 blue tansey

energy balance

15 spruce

7 frankinsense

6 blue tansy

2 rosewood

1 balsam fir

female blend

30 clary sage

20 fennel

20 marjoram

5 jasmine

8 sage


40 spearmint

30 myrtle

30 fleabane

10 sage

8 geranium

5 nutmeg

headache blend

10 peppermint

10 basil

8 marjoram

3 helichrysm

immune blend

30 mt. Savory

10 thyme

20 lemon

20 ravensara

5 oregano

5 cumin

5 tansy

liver blend

30 Roman chamomille

20 ledum

10 carrot seed

10 celery seed

8 german chamomille

male blend

30 clary sage

30 fennel

20 sage

10 yarrow

5 peppermint

mood lifting blend

40 bergamot

40 ylang ylang

30 rosewood

20 geranium

10 jasmine

5 rose

muscle relaxing blend

25 balsam fir

15 basil

10 marjoram

8 spruce

4 wintergreen

pain relief blend

30 balsam fir

10 helichrysm

5 peppermint

1 oregano

respiratory blend

30 ravensara

25 eucalyptus radiata

20 eucalyptus australiana

18 ponderosa pine

16 myrtle

10 cypress

5 peppermint


30 geranium

30 rosewood

15 ylang ylang

10 myrrh

10 black pepper


40 cedarwood

30 balsam fir

15 sandalwood

15 frankinsense

5 myrrh

stress reduction

30 lavender

20 roman chamomille

10 tangerine

5 cistus


20 kafir lime

20 davana

16 lavender

15 frankinsense

12 cedarwood

10 spruce

5 rose

6 tsuga


Female fertility blend

Eucalyptus- 5

Geranium- 15

Clary sage- 25


Aromatouch -10


basil- 10

Lavender 2


Balance- 25


Male fertility blend

Clary sage-25


Whisper- 8







Raynaud’s Blend #1

Nutmeg 15 drops

Geranium 10 drops

Lavender 5 drops

Add this to 2 TB carrier oil.

Suggested use: Bathe twice daily, morning and evening, using 6-8 drops of the blend. The water should be hot yet comfortable. While in the bath, massage your fingers and toes. Apply over your whole body except face. If possible, have someone massage this into your back. Give special attention to fingers and toes.

The blend is helpful when having an “attack” – use as often as desired.

Use Blend 1 for two weeks, then switch to Blend 2. Alternate like this until no longer needed.


Raynaud’s Blend #2

Black Pepper 10 drops

Geranium 10 drops

Nutmeg 10 drops

Add this to 2 TB carrier oil. (I can custom blend this if you don’t have these specific oils on hand)

Use just as you did Blend 1.


Peace & Calming

30 tangerine

30 orange

20 ylang ylang

10 patchouli

4 blue tansy

For High Blood Pressure:

10 drops ylang ylang

5 drops marjoram

5 drops cypress,

1 oz.Carrier Oil.

Rub oil mixture over the heart and on the heart reflexology points on the left foot and hand.

 Liquid Ambien For Sleeping
10 Drops Roman Chamomile
5 drops clary sage
5 drops Bergamot
Add 1-2 drops of this blend to tissue and place inside your pillow.
If you want to put in diffuser, place
2 drops Roman Chamomile
1 drop Clary Sage
1 drop Bergamot
20 drops Lavender to 7 drops vetiver (dt)
Serenity would work too, instead of lavender or just add it in.
put in a roller bottle topped off with FCO or other carrier and roll on feet at night.

Other Sleep Blends
One drop vetiver 2-3 drops marjoram in diffuser
diffused 2 drops each of Nutmeg, Ravensara and Geranium
balance, serenity, frank, vetiver, and an extra bit of lavender to diffuse. Works wonders!!!

Jet Lag Remedy
1oz. Jojoba
10 drops Black Spruce
10 drops Orange
5 drops Lavender

Citrus Weight Loss Blend:
Add to 1 tsp coarse sea salt and inhale throughout the day as needed.
30 drops grapefruit
4 drops lemon
1 drop ylang ylang

Mint Weight Loss Blend:
Add to 1 tsp coarse sea salt and inhale throughout the day as needed.
20 drops peppermint
10 drops bergamot
4 drops spearmint
1 drop ylang ylang

Herbal Weight Loss Blend:
Add to 1 tsp coarse sea salt and inhale throughout the day as needed.
15 drops basil
15 drops marjoram
1 drop oregano
1 drop thyme

Jeddy’s EO Blend Recipe – Calming and a great sleep aid
35 drops of Balance (dt)
15 drops of Patchouli
30 drops of Serenity (dt)
50 drops of Lavender
15 drops of Vetiver
Use 1/3 oz. glass roller bottle, add oils and then top of with Fractionated Coconut Oil.

My Happy Child – by Stina Kennedy is:
20 drops Vetiver
12 Frankincense
10 Lavender
10 Texas Cedar (very much like Sandalwood)
25 Lemon Balm (in jojoba)
20 Roman Camomile (in jojoba)
10 Clary Sage
5 Marjoram
10 Neroli (in jojoba)
then fill the remainder with carrier (I use jojoba) roll to mix and voila ; )

I also have a much shorter blend that works great.

That one is:
10 Vetiver
4 Lavender
6 Neroli (in jojoba)
4 Frankincense
2 Clary Sage
2 Marjoram
then carrier oil

Peaceful Child  (CW) – For ADD/ADHD and adults needing Anxiety Relief
Original recipe  is without lavender ( her adjusted recipe calls for adding 30 drops lavender)
85 drops Vetiver
30 drops Ylang Ylang
20 drops Frankincense
15 drops Clary Sage
10 drops Marjoram
35 drops coconut oil: Apply to the bottoms of feet (a glass roll on bottle works great!) and over the heart or 75 drops of Fractionated Coconut Oil
Daytime:  Roll on wrists so you can breathe in the grounding scent of the oils when needed.
Night:  Apply to the bottoms of feet then layer with Lavender for a peaceful rest.

Clarifying Study Blend (AC)
The mental clarity that this powerful blend inspires may help you recall the important details needed to ace a test or shine at your next presentation.
9 drops rosemary EO
13 drops lemon EO
2 drops cypress EO
Combine all oils.
Try brief inhalations of the blend while committing facts and figures to memory, and again while trying to recall the information

Focusing Temple Massage (AC)
Use this massage blend to facilitate creative work and to enhance concentration.
1 Tbs. grapeseed oil or other carrier
3 drops clary sage EO
3 drops bergamot EO
Combine all oils.
Place 1 or two drops of the mixture on your fingertips and gently massage your temples. Close your eyes as the warm, sweet aroma of the blend penetrates; envision the creative work before you.

Scar Remedy Juanita Dice
6d. helichrysm
4d. lavender
6d. myrrh
2d. sandalwood
mixed with carrier..

Pain & Regenerative Blend … Christina Smith
**good for injuries, tendon/ligament damage, cartilage regeneration**
10 drops cypress
10 drops lavender
10 drops sandalwood
15 drops deep blue
20 drops lemongrass
20 drops marjoram
top with FCO, Mix in roller bottle for ease of application

Headache Buster (RtR)
30 drops Peppermint
30 drops Lavender
10 drops Frankincense
10 drops Wintergreen
10 drops Birch
put in a 1/3 oz. 5 ml glass roller and top off with FCO or other carrier.
Rub on temples, top of forehead, brain stem and back of neck.

BUG REPELLENT (3 oz spray bottle) by Tina Cloud:

Max 60 drops EO per 3 oz
Tea Tree oil * 5 drops
Cinnamon Leaf oil * 5 drops
Rosewood oil 2 drops
Lavender oil * 8 drops
Frankincense oil * 8 drops
Rosemary oil 2 drops
Eucalyptus oil * 8 drops
Geranium Bourbon oil* 8 drops
Clove bud oil 2 drops
Lemongrass oil * 5 drops
Patchouli oil 3 drops
Distilled water 1 oz = 33%
Aloe vera 1 oz = 33%
Witch hazel 1 oz = 33%
Shake before each use; keep off of food & drinks. Keeps away mosquitoes, flies, ticks, gnats, ants, lice, fleas, etc

Kid’s Cold Blend
from Valerie Worwood’s Aromatherapy for the Healthy Child:
10 drops eucalyptus radiata
10 drops ravensara
5  drops tea tree
3  drops lavender
1  drop thyme ct. linalol

Dilute the colds mix in vegetable oil before adding it to a bath.

babies 2–18 months 1 drop of colds mix in 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
18 months–3 years 2 drops of colds mix in 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
3–6 years 3 drops of colds mix in 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
7–11 years 4 drops of colds mix in 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
12 years old and over 5 drops of colds mix in 1 teaspoon vegetable oil.

Or put 2 drops of the colds mix on a tissue for child to sniff fro to help relieve the symptoms.

Woodsy Labor Blend
I developed this blend for aromatherapy use during labor and birth as I am a doula, but it can be used for everyday use too :)
42 drops ylang ylang
120 drops pine
100 drops sage
20 drops basil

You can also download this as a PDF.

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