October signals the start of Fall, cooler weather, cozy sweater, shorter days and of course Pumpkin Spice!
Pumpkin Pie Essential Oil Blend Recipe
4 drops Cardamom
3 drops Cinnamon
2 drops Clove
2 drops Orange
Step 1: Gather Your Ingredients To start your DIY adventure, gather the necessary essential oils. You'll need high-quality aromatherapy oils that embody the key elements of pumpkin spice. Follow the recipe above or incorporate some of these. Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Ginger, and Clove. You can also add a touch of sweetness with vanilla essential oil. Ensure that you're using pure, therapeutic-grade essential oils for the best results.
Step 2: Mixing Your Essential Oils
Creating the perfect balance of scents is essential. Begin with the base note, cinnamon, which exudes a warm and inviting aroma. Add a few drops of cinnamon essential oil to a dark glass bottle. Next, incorporate the middle notes – nutmeg, ginger, and clove – by adding equal drops of each to the bottle. These spices contribute depth and complexity to the blend. Lastly, add a few drops of vanilla essential oil to round out the mixture with a touch of sweetness. Experiment with the ratios until you achieve a harmonious and captivating aroma.
Step 3: Dilution and Carrier Oil Essential oils are potent and should be diluted before use. Choose a carrier oil such as jojoba, sweet almond, or fractionated coconut oil. Fill the rest of the dark glass bottle with your chosen carrier oil, leaving some space at the top. This not only dilutes the essential oils but also allows for safe and effective diffusion.
Step 4: Mixing and Storing Secure the bottle's cap and gently roll it between your hands to thoroughly mix the essential oils and carrier oil. This ensures a consistent blend. Store the bottle in a cool, dark place for a few days, allowing the scents to meld and intensify.
Once your Pumpkin Spice Essential Oil Blend has matured, it's time to enjoy its captivating aroma. You can use an essential oil diffuser to disperse the scent throughout your living space. Alternatively, a few drops on a potpourri or a cloth can create an inviting ambiance. Be sure to follow the manufacturer's instructions for your specific diffuser.