Whether you are planning to go on a long road trip or you just want to freshen up the interior of your car, making your own diffuser blends is going to make your commute that more enjoyable. Why even bother making your own diffuser blends? If you have noticed the various moods that you find yourself in when you are driving, then you know you will need some help with your emotions which is what diffusers are all about. Fortunately, making your own blend for your car is not that difficult. Here are a few recipes that you can try.
If you find yourself a bit sleepy while you are driving, you will need something to perk you up and it’s not just drinking some coffee or energy drink. Something simple as a diffuser blend can do wonders to your senses. In this recipe, you will need a drop of bergamot essential oil mixed with a drop of spearmint, wintergreen, or peppermint. You can also mix a drop of rosemary or even basil essential oil with a drop or two of lemon essential oil. You will find that these mixes will wake your senses up in no time so you will be alert while you are on the road.
Of course, your car seats can smell musty at one point so why not freshen things up in your car with this DIY fabric freshener? You will need 2 oz of distilled water, 5 to 10 drops of purification essential oil, and 2 oz of fine mist spray bottle. Pour the water into the spray bottle first before adding the essential oil. Close the cap then shake well to mix the two ingredients properly. You can now spray the solution on your car seats, car pillows, and the like to get rid of any funky smell.
If you or a passenger is experiencing a bit of nausea then this diffuser blend can help. You will need to mix a drop of ginger with a drop of orange, lemongrass, peppermint, or lemon. You don’t need much when diffusing the essential oils in your car because the space is small. A drop or two will be enough to give you the effects that you are looking for.
It’s important that you keep your wits about you when you are driving as you are responsible for everyone in the car which means that this blend is going to be useful to you in the long run. All that you have to do is to mix a drop each of basil and lemon or peppermint and that’s it. You will find that you are better aware of what’s going on around you.
Stuck in traffic
Another diffuser blend that you can prepare before your road trip, especially when there is traffic in the area, is this unique blend of bergamot, orange, and grapefruit. A drop each of these essential oils will help make being stuck in traffic more bearable. You don’t want to feel irritated while you are on the road as this can lead to road rage and other incidents on the road.
Calm and cool
Driving is a huge challenge all the time since you will never know who you will come across while on the road. Keeping yourself cool, calm, and collected is valuable so you will get to your next destination safely. This recipe calls for a drop of bergamot, a drop of ylang ylang, and a drop of lemon or orange. The combination of these essential oils is guaranteed to keep your emotions at bay.