Simple Fall Essential Oil Diffuser Blends (Pampering Program)

Almost everyone loves summer and it’s hard to say goodbye to it when you know the cold is coming. Luckily, we have autumn to enjoy before winter comes. Aromatherapy can make the transition to winter very smooth and pleasant. How? With the help of some very nice fall essential oil blends for the diffuser.

In this post, you’ll be reading about:

  • The benefits of using essential oils to create fall scents in your home. Plus the benefits of Aroma diffusion, which is the best way to experience the oils’ properties.
  • A list of fall essential oil scents to try for your blends.
  • How to make your own fall diffuser blends and not only. Generally, it’s good to know how to properly mix your essences, to avoid unnecessary complications.
  • Many types of fall diffuser blends to try daily for a truly unique autumn. Plus, some fall essential oil blends for skin care as well.  

 

Best Fall Essential Oil Scents and How to Make Your Own Fall Essential Oil Blends

 

What is it about autumn that makes us want to look for specific scents and blends? Well, there are lots of things that make autumn a very special season.

 

First, it comes right after those long and hot summer days. After a couple of summer months, autumn starts to be really welcome.

 

Fall is also a transition season. It gets us used to lower and lower temperatures, in preparation for the long winter months.

 

At first, even a few degrees in minus can shock the body. This shock can lead to colds and even the flu, or other respiratory problems. The immune system is weak in this transition period.

 

After a few weeks though, our bodies get used to the cold and starts adjusting accordingly.

 

Luckily, this transition, from hot summer days to chillier autumn days and then winter, can be done with Aromatherapy.

 

Fall essential oil diffuser blends (Aromatherapy)

 

How Can Aromatherapy Help You in the Autumn?

Aromatherapy is considered a form of CAM. CAM is short for complementary and alternative medicine. Yet, not all specialists agree with its use as an alternative to modern medicine.

 

However, in some mild cases, Aromatherapy can soothe and even prevent further complications.

 

This therapy through aromas uses the brain’s olfactory system. Our sense of smell is connected to the limbic system too. This means that certain scents can trigger certain memories.

 

Some scents can also cause the brain to create associations. These memories have the power to make us feel better in an instant. At the same time, some smells can also ruin moods.

 

On top of these facts, Aromatherapy relies on the use of essential oils. They are volatile substances that disperse into the air very fast. That’s why they have a smell in the first place.

 

These aromatic molecules make the immune system of the plant. The plant stores essential oils in special glands/chambers. It needs them to survive and thrive.

 

We extract these active aromatic molecules through steam distillation. One single essential oil is made up of tens or hundreds of different molecules/compounds. They continuously interact with each other and the environment.

 

Essential oils can have the following effects

  • Antibacterial and antiviral. They can destroy bacteria, fungi, and some viruses in the air and purify it. This helps to prevent viral infections and soothe other ailments.
  • Anti-inflammatory. Inflammation causes the body to react, which drains it from energy. Inflammation can also cause pain. By inhaling an anti-inflammatory essence, you can help your body deal with it better and decrease it.
  • Immunomodulatory. This is an effect that refers to stimulating the immune system to produce more white blood cells. More white blood cells strengthen it and help your body face potential infections.
  • Analgesic. This means that some fall essential oils can act on the pain receptors and decrease most local pains.   
  • Relaxing and anti-anxiety. There are quite a few studies that show how some essences affect the nervous system. Thus, many fall essential oil scents can induce peace and calm, and help you sleep better.

 

 

Why Diffuse Fall Essential Oil Blends?

Inhalation is the best way to get large amounts of active molecules inside your body.

 

They get inside the nose and then the brain, and the rest of the body in a few seconds. On average, you can inhale 50 – 75% of essential oil compounds per diffusion.

 

You can diffuse fall recipes to:

  • Purify and disinfect the air.
  • Add a nice scent to the living or working space.
  • Mask unpleasant odors.
  • Increase energy and focus levels.
  • Strengthen the immune system.
  • Sleep better.
  • Relax.
  • Etc.

 

In other words, fall diffuser blends can help with your health, mood, and beauty.

 

Applied to the skin, fall essential oil scents can also improve its aspect. Aromatherapy can help you make a real fall pampering program.

 

I’ve prepared a whole list of pampering fall essential oil blends, but that’s in the next chapter.

 

I left it at the end because there is always a lot to say about fall essential oils. It’s important to understand why they’re so intensely used before testing them.

 

After all, they’re not just simple scents. They’re also medicinal alternatives that can improve your health and mood. Plus, you have over a hundred different great scents to choose from, no matter the season.

 

Still, fall is an amazing season, filled with harvest scents, pies, jams, and other goodies. This means that you can keep those scents alive in your home for as long as you want.

 

Speaking of fall essential oil scents, those that make it to the list are quite many. You can make lots of delicious essential oil recipes with cinnamon. As well, you can go for diffuser recipes with clove buds.

 

Making your own autumn essential oil diffuser blend is easy, and I’ll show you how in a bit. But first, let’s see what the best fall essential oil scents that you can use for the whole season are.

 

Fall Essential Oil Diffuser Blends

 

Fall Essential Oils for Vitality, Energy & Good Mood

 

  • Bergamot
  • Petitgrain
  • Green Mandarin
  • Sweet Orange
  • Neroli
  • Lemon
  • Lemongrass
  • Lavender
  • Rosemary
  • Peppermint
  • Pine
  • Vanilla
  • Etc.

 

Fall Essential Oils for a Stronger Immune System

 

  • Black Spruce
  • Pine
  • Fir
  • Tea Tree
  • Niaouli
  • Ravintsara
  • Rosemary
  • Ginger
  • Peppermint
  • Eucalyptus
  • Etc.

 

Fall Essential Oils for Air Purification

 

  • Lavender
  • Cinnamon (bark & Cassia)
  • Rosemary
  • Pine
  • Fir
  • Spruce
  • Cypress
  • Patchouli
  • Cedarwood
  • Clove
  • Eucalyptus
  • Cardamom
  • Ginger
  • Etc.

 

Fall Essential Oils for Anxiety, Stress, and Insomnia

 

  • Lavender
  • Sweet Orange
  • Grapefruit
  • Green Mandarin
  • Ylang Ylang
  • Rose
  • Cardamom
  • Coriander
  • Rosemary
  • Cinnamon
  • Melissa
  • Vanilla
  • Etc.

 

Fall Essential Oils for Skin and Hair Care

 

  • Clove
  • Cinnamon
  • Rose Geranium
  • Rose Otto
  • Frankincense
  • Myrrh
  • Cistus
  • Helichrysum (Immortelle)
  • Juniper berry
  • Lavender
  • Atlas Cedarwood
  • Ho Wood
  • Hinoki
  • Peppermint
  • Neroli
  • Rosemary
  • German Chamomile
  • Cajeput
  • Etc.

 

Fall Essential Oil Diffuser Blends

 

How to Make Your Own Fall Essential Oil Blends

Mixing more scents at a time results in a very nice perfume blend. A fall blend is a mixture of different aromatic scents that remind you of something. It can be anything, from pumpkin and apple pies to a rainy autumn day.

 

You can make a blend from up to 5 aromas. This “rule” works more for good therapeutic results. Too many scents may overwhelm the immune system.

 

Still, this doesn’t mean you can’t make a more complex perfume. Here are some guidelines if you want to make your own Aromatherapy perfume blend.

 

How much oil concentration you use for a fall diffuser blend depends on the following:

 

  • Age.
  • Gender.
  • Medical history.
  • Allergies.
  • Other diseases.

 

For example, if you suffer from seizures or are prone to them, some essences may trigger them.

 

Because of this risk, you must first talk to a doctor about diffusing Aromatic oils. Children younger than 3 years can also have problems if they inhale certain oils.

 

Pregnant and breastfeeding women should keep away from Aromatherapy in the first trimester.

 

They contain very small molecules that can enter the placenta or the milk. For any of these conditions and other illnesses, please consult with your doctor first.

 

Back to the mixing part:

 

  • Essential oils can be added directly to the water of the diffuser.

 

You can mix them in a separate glass bottle, or you can add a drop of each essence into the diffuser. Fall blends, however, can be made in advance. This makes it much simpler to diffuse.

 

Speaking of diffusion, when it comes to the right device, you have plenty of options. The best technology at the moment is the atomizer or nebulizer. It doesn’t use water or heat.

 

It means that the oil molecules remain intact and once diffused, they are very potent.

 

The next best diffuser uses ultrasonic sounds. They break down the oil (and water) molecules and disperse them throughout the air. It’s called an ultrasonic diffuser.

 

This diffuser can dilute the oil particles, thus the effects will be less potent. An ultrasonic is very good for children and for use around pets. There are a few safety measures you need to take while diffusing, but you can learn about them in the links below.

 

You can learn more about diffusion here:

 

An essential oil diffuser should be kept on for 20 – 30 minutes and you can repeat the process every 2+ hours. It also must be done in a well-ventilated room.

 

The oils can saturate the air and cause nausea and headaches among others. They also linger on for a long time and the fresh air helps keep everything clear.

 

Fall Essential Oil Diffuser Blends

 

  • Another good way of mixing and diffusing fall essential oil blends is in a spray.

 

In a spray, you can use either water or alcohol. If you use water, you’ll have to mix your essential oils with some salt first.

 

Since water and oil don’t mix, the salt can help disperse the oil molecules into the water better. Alcohol mixes very well with volatile oil molecules and dries up very fast.

 

This way, you can make very nice room sprays that’ll allow you to inhale and enjoy the benefits of Aromatherapy.

 

Now that you know how to DIY, it’s time to get practicing. I believe it’s a very nice hobby for everyone; one that comes with visible health benefits.

 

Check out the next chapter of this article and pick one or more diffuser blends to try soon.

 

Fall Diffuser Blends (Autumn Pampering Program)

 

A pampering program is a time you choose to do something for yourself.

 

Whether you lay on a cozy chair and inhale from a blend, or you read, clean or cook, you can still pamper yourself. Aromatherapy provides the right means to do just that.

 

These next recipes should help you feel more relaxed at home, after work, and on weekends. Autumn should be enjoyed to the maximum!

 

For that, you can use Aromatherapy to enhance those happy, peaceful moments. It can also help your body get used to the cold and fight viral infections better.

 

Fall diffuser Aromatherapy blends

 

In other words, you can use in your fall pampering program any of my recipes. It can be any day and any hour you choose.

 

Just be thoughtful to yourself and choose a time to enjoy some peace. It’ll relax you and take your mind off those daily worries for a few moments.

 

Luckily, most of the fall oil scents you’re going to use make great blends in the winter too.

 

For example, we have Cinnamon, Clove, and Sweet Orange essential oils. They go great together and make very nice Christmas blends too.

 

Here are the fall essential oil diffuser recipes I promised. I hope you’ll find them tasty enough to give them a try this fall.

 

Coming of the Autumn Essential Oil Recipe

You’ll need:

  • Sweet/Wild Orange essential oil: 10 drops
  • Cinnamon cassia essential oil: 4 drops
  • Pine essential oil: 4 drops
  • Clove bud essential oil: 2 drops

 

You can diffuse a few drops of this fall diffuser blend at the beginning of the season. The right moment is when the days become shorter and the nights grow colder.

 

Fall diffuser essential oil blends (Apple Pie)

 

Apple Pie Diffuser Blend

You’ll need:

  • Angelica essential oil: 2 drops
  • Vanilla essential oil: 1 drop
  • Lemon essential oil: 3 drops
  • Ylang Ylang essential oil: 1 drop

 

These scents make a delicious blend that reminds you of apple pies. Diffuse it when you’re not actually baking any apple pie.

 

Clove Essential Oil Diffuser Recipe

You’ll need:

  • Clove bud essential oil: 5 drops
  • Ginger essential oil: 5 drops
  • Fir essential oil: 5 drops

 

Cinnamon Essential Oil Diffuser Recipe

You’ll need:

  • Cinnamon essential oil: 5 drops
  • Lemon essential oil: 5 drops
  • Sweet Orange essential oil: 5 drops
  • Cardamom essential oil: 2 drops

 

Vanilla and Cinnamon Diffuser Blends

You’ll need:

  • Vanilla absolute: 3 drops
  • Cinnamon essential oil: 7 drops
  • Vetiver essential oil: 2 drops

 

Fall diffuser essential oil blends (Pumpkin Spice Pie)

 

Pumpkin Spice Essential Oil Recipe

You’ll need:

  • Cinnamon essential oil: 2 drops
  • Vanilla essential oil: 1 drop
  • Sweet Orange essential oil: 3 drops
  • Clove bud essential oil: 1 drop
  • Cardamom essential oil: 4 drops

 

Another sweet and delicious blend for your fall is this pumpkin pie. Inhale it for relaxation or diffuse it for a great smelling home.

 

Fall Colors (and Scents) Blend

You’ll need:

  • Cinnamon essential oil: 2 drops
  • Sandalwood essential oil: 2 drops
  • Lemon essential oil: 3 drops
  • Sweet/Wild Orange essential oil: 5 drops

 

Aromatherapy Breezy October Days Recipe

You’ll need:

  • Cypress essential oil: 3 drops
  • Patchouli essential oil: 3 drops
  • Fir essential oil: 5 drops
  • Juniper berry essential oil: 3 drops

 

Fall diffuser essential oil blends (late fall - early winter)

 

Late Fall – Early Winter Diffuser Blend

You’ll need:

  • Cardamom essential oil: 3 drops
  • Fir essential oil: 3 drops
  • Cinnamon essential oil: 5 drops
  • Juniper berry essential oil: 3 drops
  • Grapefruit essential oil: 5 drops

 

Relaxing Rainy Fall Day Aromatic Recipe

You’ll need:

  • Lemon essential oil: 7 drops
  • Vetiver essential oil: 5 drops
  • Patchouli essential oil: 1 drop

 

Diffuse these aromatic oils every day, when you feel like relaxing and feeling good. The fall is a great moment for pampering and taking care of your health and wellbeing.

 

Other Fall Essential Oil Blends (Beauty)

These are all fall essential oil blends for your diffuser. They’ll fill your space with their scent almost immediately. These blends are also easy to make, which makes the whole experience very pleasant.

 

But, you can also mix a few essential oils with carriers to make blends for the skin and hair. When the cold comes, the skin and hair have a lot to suffer.

 

They need hydration and moisturizing, among others. Here are a few beauty recipe ideas for you to try this fall.

 

Fall diffuser essential oil blends for skin care

 

Strong and Nourished Hair Oil Recipe

You’ll need:

  • Atlas Cedarwood essential oil: 3 drops
  • Peppermint essential oil: 7 drops
  • Castor oil: 1 teaspoon
  • Jojoba oil: 1 Oz (30ml)

 

Mix well the blend, warm it very slightly, and apply it on the scalp and hair. Leave it in for at least 30 minutes before rinsing it off really well.

 

Nourishing and Anti-Aging Fall Essential Oil Blend

You’ll need:

  • Frankincense essential oil: 5 drops
  • Cinnamon essential oil: 3 drops
  • Lavender essential oil: 1 drop
  • Argan oil: 1 Oz (30ml)

 

Shake the blend well and apply it on a clean, damp face and neck every night. You can also add or replace these essential oils with Rose Geranium, Cistus or Helichrysum.

 

Conclusion

The fall pampering program includes not only Aromatherapy but also a lot of rest and healthy diets. The fall essential oil blends I gave you in this post are simple to make any time. You just need your favorite essences and you’re ready to go.

 

Make sure your fall diffuser blends are made with high-quality essential oils though! Only they have therapeutic value. Fragrance oils are synthetic and don’t have any medicinal benefits.

What is your favorite fall moment and how would you describe it through scents?

 

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