Discover the power of summer essential oils

Hello everyone!

Summer is a season for fun in the sun, but it may also bring its share of difficulties, such as heat, bugs, and sunburn. This is where essential oils come into play. In this blog post, we will unlock the secrets to refreshing, cooling, and bug-free days using the power of essential oils. 

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When the temperature rises, it's important to stay cool and refreshed. Essential oils can be a great natural solution to beat the heat. Peppermint oil, with its invigorating and cooling properties, can provide instant relief when applied to the skin or inhaled. It has a refreshing minty scent that can help you feel energised and revitalised. Another fantastic option is eucalyptus oil, which has a cooling effect on the body and can help open up your airways, making it easier to breathe in the summer heat. And let's not forget about lavender oil, known for its calming and soothing properties. It can help reduce stress and promote relaxation, creating a peaceful oasis amidst the sweltering temperatures. 

Nothing ruins a beautiful summer day like being constantly bothered by bugs. But fear not, because essential oils can come to the rescue once again. Certain essential oils have natural bug-repellent properties that can help keep insects at bay without the use of harmful chemicals. One such oil is citronella, which is well-known for its ability to repel mosquitoes. Its strong, lemony scent acts as a deterrent, making it less likely for mosquitoes to bother you. Another effective option is lemongrass oil, which has a similar citrusy aroma that bugs find unpleasant. It can be used topically or diffused in the air to create a bug-free zone. And if you're looking for a versatile bug repellent, look no further than tea tree oil. Not only does it have antimicrobial properties, but it also helps repel insects like mosquitoes, ticks, and flies. So whether you're planning a picnic, going camping, or simply enjoying your backyard, these natural bug repellents can help you have a peaceful and bug-free time. 

We all know how uncomfortable and painful sunburns can be, but luckily, essential oils can provide relief and promote healing. One of the most popular oils for sunburns is lavender oil. Its soothing properties help reduce inflammation and redness, while also providing a cooling sensation on the skin. Simply dilute a few drops of lavender oil in a carrier oil like coconut or jojoba oil, and gently apply it to the affected area. Another great option is peppermint oil, which has a cooling effect that can alleviate the discomfort of sunburns. Mix a few drops of peppermint oil with aloe vera gel and apply it to the sunburned skin for instant relief. If you're dealing with other skin irritations like rashes or bug bites, tea tree oil can be your go-to solution. Its antimicrobial properties help prevent infection and reduce itching. Dilute a few drops of tea tree oil in carrier oil and apply it directly to the irritated skin. Remember to always do a patch test before applying any essential oil to your skin and consult a healthcare professional if you have any concerns. With these natural remedies, you can soothe sunburns and skin irritations the natural way and enjoy a more comfortable summer. 

Aromatherapy is a powerful tool that can uplift your spirits, promote relaxation, and create a refreshing atmosphere. One popular blend for summer is citrusy and uplifting. Combining essential oils like lemon, grapefruit, and sweet orange can create a vibrant and energising scent that instantly brightens your day. Another great option is a floral blend with oils like lavender, ylang-ylang, and geranium. This combination promotes calmness and tranquillity, perfect for those lazy summer evenings. If you're looking for a more invigorating blend, try combining peppermint, eucalyptus, and rosemary. This minty and herbal mix will awaken your senses and provide a cooling effect. To enjoy these aromatherapy blends, simply add a few drops of each essential oil to a diffuser or create your own DIY room spray by mixing them with water in a spray bottle. You can also add a few drops to a carrier oil and use it as a natural perfume. 

Remember, essential oils are potent, so start with a small amount and adjust according to your preference. With these delightful aromatherapy blends, you can create a summer ambience that enhances your mood and makes every moment more enjoyable. 

Whether you choose to use them in a diffuser, room spray, or as a personal fragrance, these summer essential oils are sure to uplift your spirits and bring a refreshing touch to your space. Don't forget to experiment with different combinations and find the perfect blend that resonates with you. Enjoy the scents of summer and embrace the relaxation they bring. 

Talk soon,



I'm a vegan with a passion for sustainability and clean, cruelty-free products. I mainly write lifestyle, wellness and self-care articles. Since I'm a true crime enthusiast, sometimes I also write about true crime and post videos on my two YouTube channels.


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  1. Tea tree oil is amazing at keeping the summer insects away so it was great to see it mentioned here. I will have to look into some more uses for my essential oils during the summer season as I tend to only use them in the fall/winter!

    1. Tea tree oil is a very powerful essential oil. It has so many use and benefits.

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