It’s easy to overcomplicate things when it comes to essential oils, but sometimes simplicity is key to actually using the oils. We would like to show you 12 products that you can just add oils to!
2. Bags and Cases
Just add your oil bottles to any of these bags or cases. AromaTools carries such a large variety of bags and cases for essential oils, you are sure to find something you’ll love!
3. Essential Oil–Safe Water Bottles
Just add 1–2 drops of essential oil to one of these essential oil–safe water bottles! Shake before drinking. Some favorite oils to add to drinking water include citrus oils, peppermint, and Protective Blend.
4. Nasal Inhalers
Just add 5–15 drops of essential oil to the wick, then put the nasal inhaler together. Simply remove the lid and inhale the aroma. Nasal inhalers make it easy to take aromatherapy oils or blends with you on the go.
5. Aromatherapy Jewelry
Just add 1–2 drops of essential oil to aromatherapy jewelry for a fashionable personal diffuser. If you are looking for ideas of what oils to use, check out this article: 35 Aromatherapy Jewelry Diffuser Blends.
6. Sample Bottles
Whether you want to keep just a little bit of oil on hand to use or to give to others as samples, these essential oil sample bottles are easy to use. Just add 20–40 drops of your essential oil or blend, insert the orifice reducer, screw on the lid, and apply an Oil Lock label.
7. Spray Bottles
Make a simple room spray with a spray bottle by adding 15 drops of essential oil, 15 drops of Natural Essential Oil Emulsifier (optional but helpful), and 2–4 oz. (60–120 ml) of water. Shake and spray.
8. Epsom Salt
Aromatherapy baths are not only relaxing, but also a great way to use essential oils! Just add 15 drops of essential oil to 1 cup (240 g) of epsom salt. Stir to combine, then add to a bath while the tub is filling up with water.
9. Roll-on Bottles
Roll-on bottles make it simple to pre-dilute essential oils (especially helpful with young children or those with sensitive skin) or create your own topical blends. Just add the oils to the roll-on bottle, and fill with a carrier oil like fractionated coconut oil, sweet almond oil, or jojoba oil. Read this article for more information about diluting oils with roll-ons and creating your own blends: The Art of Roller Bottle Blending.
Capsules make it easy to take essential oils internally. Just add 5–8 drops each of essential oil and an ingestible carrier oil (like olive oil) to a capsule. Make sure to swallow the capsule within 5 minutes of adding the oils. Find more information about capsules here: Capsules and Essential Oils—FAQs.
11. myBase Products
AromaTools carries a few unscented products that are ready for you to just add oils:
- Probiotic Deodorant: Just add a drop of essential oil to a pea-sized amount of deodorant before applying to the underarms.
- Carrier Oil Sticks: Rub the carrier oil stick on skin before applying the essential oils. This helps dilute the essential oil and is especially helpful with children or people with sensitive skin.
- Shower and Bath Gel Base: Just add 10–15 drops of essential oil to the bottle, and stir in with a chopstick. Wash your hair and body as normal.
12. Wool Dryer Balls
Just add 1–2 drops of essential oil to each wool dryer ball before including them in the dryer cycle with your laundry. These wool dryer balls are a healthier alternative to using dryer sheets, and the essential oils leave a pleasant smell on the clothes. If you’d rather go the DIY route, here are some instructions for making your own custom dryer balls.