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Welcome to my YouTube channel! In this video, I’m going to share an essential oil diffuser blend that makes your house smell amazing—it blends citrus, floral, and minty aromas for a unique combination that always makes my guests say, “Wow, what am I smelling? I love it!”
The four essential oils I’m using are:
Lemon essential oil (Citrus limon)
Bergamot essential oil (Citrus bergamia)
Bergamot Mint essential oil (Mentha citrata)
Peppermint essential oil (Mentha × piperita)
I want to draw your attention to the combination of Bergamot, Bergamot Mint, and Peppermint essential oils. Bergamot Mint is a unique and beautiful essential oil that unites a citrus aroma with minty notes. You might think it smells like it’s already a blend of oils, but it’s a SINGLE oil that combines these different aromas. Incredible!
Blending it with Bergamot and Peppermint feels so natural. Adding Lemon essential oil takes the whole blend to a bright, refreshing, sparkling place that you will love!
I’m making a “stock blend,” which means I’m blending my essential oils into a single orifice reducer bottle. I’m going to have more essential oil in this stock bottle than I need to use in my diffuser—which means I can use this blend again and again. Stock blends are very convenient that way.
For my essential oil stock blend, I’m using 1 ml of each essential oil, EXCEPT for Peppermint—I’m only using ½ ml of Peppermint, because that essential oil has a powerful aroma and may take over my blend.
My recipe is:
Lemon essential oil (Citrus limon) – 1 ml (1:15)
Bergamot Mint essential oil (Mentha citrata)– 1 ml (1:50)
Bergamot essential oil (Citrus bergamia) – 1 ml (2:45)
Peppermint essential oil (Mentha x piperita) – ½ ml (3:30)
I’m using a graduated cylinder in this video because I find it convenient—it means I don’t have to count out every drop of essential oil in a ml.
But if you don’t have a graduated cylinder, that’s okay. 1 ml is APPROXIMATELY 25 drops of essential oil. That means you can use 25 drops each of Lemon, Bergamot Mint, and Bergamot. For ½ ml of Peppermint, you can use about 12 or 13 drops.
At 4:07, you can see me pouring my blend into my stock bottle, and tightening the cap. The orifice reducer (which allows us to get a single drop of oil out of the bottle at a time) is inside the cap, and when I tighten it, it snaps into place. Simple!
Use about 5 to 10 drops of essential oil in your diffuser, depending on the size of the room you’re in.