Spring into Freshness: Top Scents to Diffuse this Season
Spring is finally here, and after the long and dreary winter, it's time to freshen up our homes and lift our spirits. 🌷☺️
One of my favorite ways to do this is by using essential oils and diffusing them throughout my home. Not only do they smell amazing, but they can also have a positive impact on our mood and well-being.
I ditched candles years ago for my diffuser because, it's safer with kids, better for your health, and I love being able to customize the smells to what we like! If you are interested in learning more about this check out my blog on 7 Reasons Why I Ditched Candles.
In this blog post, I'm going to share with you my top scents to diffuse this season to help you "Spring into Freshness."
Lemon is one of my all-time favorite essential oils, and it's perfect for spring. 🍋 Its bright, citrusy scent is uplifting and refreshing, and it can also help to purify the air. Lemon is great for diffusing in the morning ☀️ to help wake you up and start your day off on the right foot. It's also a fantastic oil to use when you're cleaning your home, as it can help to eliminate odors and leave your space smelling fresh and clean.
Lavender is another essential oil that I absolutely love. My family calls it the "swiss army knife" of oils because it has so many uses and benefits. Its floral, calming scent is perfect for relaxing and unwinding, 🧘♀️ and it's great for diffusing in the evening before bed. 🛏️ Diffusing lavender can help to promote a sense of calm and relaxation, so it's great for occasional stress and/or anxiety.
Peppermint is a refreshing and invigorating essential oil that is really great year-round. Its cooling, minty scent can help to clear your mind and improve focus, 🧠 making it the perfect oil to diffuse when you need to get things done. Peppermint is also a number one oil choice to wake you up in the morning! ☀️ Pop this oil in your diffuser first thing and I promise you will be starting off your day with more energy and focus! Try it and let me know what you think!
PRO TIP: I actually really love diffusing the above three together too!! We call it LLP (Lemon, Lavender, + Peppermint). It smells so deliciously good, and it has some really cool health benefits. Join our FREE Breathe Easy Challenge this April to find out what those benefits are!
Eucalyptus is a powerful essential oil that is bound to become one of your spring time favorites. Its fresh, invigorating scent can help to open up your airways 🫁 and promote respiratory health. Eucalyptus is also a fantastic oil to use if you're feeling run down or fatigued, as it can help to boost energy levels and may improve mental clarity.
PRO TIP: put a drop of this oil in your shower 🚿 in the morning for a refreshing start to your day! You can also grab some fresh eucalyptus from your local farmers market and hang it in your shower for a similar effect.
Grapefruit is a bright and cheerful essential oil. Its sweet, citrusy scent can help to uplift your mood and promote a sense of happiness and well-being. 🙂 Grapefruit is also a great oil to supplement your workout routine 🏃♀️ if you're looking to lose weight or improve your digestion, as it can help to curb cravings and support healthy digestion.
Bergamot is a citrusy, floral essential oil that will really make your home feel fresh for Spring! It's unique scent can help to promote a sense of calm and relaxation, 💆♀️ making it great for those who need a little extra kick to bust that occasional anxiety or stress. Bergamot is also a fantastic oil to use if you're feeling down or in need of a mood boost, as it can help to promote feelings of happiness and joy.
Rosemary is herbaceous and refreshing, and is historically known to help promote mental clarity and focus. 🧠 Therefore making it great for diffusing while you work or study. Rosemary is also supportive of the immune, respiratory and cardiovascular systems, ❤️ making it a great addition to the Spring line-up.
8. Tea Tree
Tea Tree essential oil is one of the most extensively researched and widely used essential oils in the world! 😮🌎 It is a powerful and versatile essential oil that every home should have (in my opinion). This oil has a bright, earthy scent and is known to tackle everything from musty odors 🦠 to promoting spotless skin 🙂. You can make your own DIY cleaning solutions infused with Tea Tree essential oil to clear the air and keep things fresh, or you can add a few drops to your laundry for an extra fresh boost! 🧺
Geranium has a fresh, floral aroma that is uplifting to the senses. It is sure to bring that Spring scent of the garden indoors. 💐 Due to its uplifting aroma, Geranium essential oil is commonly used in perfumes, 👛 so why wouldn't we diffuse it in our home for a fantastic scent your visitors are certain to love?!
Orange has a sweet, uplifting, citrus aroma 🍊 that you will absolutely LOVE diffusing in your home. This may be last on my list, but it is certainly one of my TOP FAV essential oils to diffuse (literally all year round, it's that good 😉). Orange essential oil is an instant mood booster! This bright, happy oil is great for promoting an aroma of joy and creativity, 🎨 so this is a great oil to diffuse while working, during homework or during arts and crafts. Start your day off with a burst of liquid sunshine by diffusing this essential oil as soon as you wake in the morning. ☀️ Orange is delightful on its own or you can combine it with complementary oils such as Grapefruit, Cinnamon, Neroli, and Patchouli. This oil is sure to quickly become one of your favorites!
Well, there you have it, my top scents to diffuse this season! There are loads of other essential oils that are great for diffusing, but these are some TOP scents that I just know you will love diffused in your home this Spring. ☀️🌷🌱
If you want to know which brand essential oils our family uses and why, check out this blog post all about it!
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I hope this was helpful to you!
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