3 Must-Try DIY Essential Oil Roller Blends

Life got you stressed? These all-natural essential oil roller blends are the perfect addition for your daily arsenal, providing a stress aid, headache relief and mental boost when you need it most.

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Essential Oils

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What Are Essential Oils?

Essential oils are fragrant, highly concentrated oils that are extracted directly from many parts of a plant through distillation by steam or water. They're natural, powerful and extremely beneficial to your health.

What Are Some Benefits?

Some of the most commonly used essential oils — peppermint, lavender, frankincense — have incredible benefits when used topically, aromatically, internally or through DIY or store-bought personal care products. These healing plant oils can alleviate pain, soothe sore muscles, relax the body, boost energy, build immunity, improve your mood and much, much more.

Make Your Own Roller Blends in a Snap

You'll need a few basic supplies (listed below) for each scent, plus a carrier oil. Since these roller blends are going to be applied topically to the skin, a carrier oil is often used to dilute the essential oil for a gentler application and to reduce sensitivity. Using a carrier oil does not reduce the effectiveness of the essential oil. It can actually make the aromatherapy more effective!

We used fractionated coconut oil (FCO), but other carrier oils include: jojoba oil, almond oil, pomegranate seed oil and olive oil.

Watch + Learn

Get detailed step-by-step instructions for each blend below.

Banish the Stress Roller Blend

Essential Oils Used: Lavender, Ylang Ylang

Lavender Benefits: Reduces anxiety and stress, alleviates headaches, eliminates nervous tension

Ylang Ylang Benefits: Soothes tensions, promotes a sense of calm, eases anxiety, sadness and chronic stress

You'll Need

lavender essential oil

ylang ylang essential oil

(1) 10 oz glass roller bottle with metal roll-on insert

(1) glass dropper

mini funnel

fractionated coconut oil

Instructions

1: Remove the roller ball from the top of the bottle.

2: Add 20 drops of lavender.

3: Add 10 drops of ylang ylang.

4: Top off bottle with fractionated coconut oil.

5: Reattach roller ball and twist cap on.

6: Shake well.

7: Apply to wrists and/or back of the neck.

Headache Relief Roller Blend

Essential Oils Used: Peppermint, Rosemary, Eucalyptus, Lavender

Peppermint Benefits: Improves focus, boosts energy, provides muscle pain and headache relief

Rosemary Benefits: Assists brain health, supports emotional stress, heals muscle and joint pain

Eucalyptus Benefits: Helps with congestion, muscle pain and allergies

Lavender Benefits: Reduces anxiety and stress, alleviates headaches, eliminates nervous tension

You'll Need

peppermint essential oil

rosemary essential oil

eucalyptus essential oil

lavender essential oil

(1) 10 oz glass roller bottle with metal roll-on insert

(1) glass dropper

mini funnel

fractionated coconut oil

Instructions

1: Remove the roller ball from the top of the bottle.

2: Add 10 drops of peppermint.

3: Add 10 drops of rosemary.

4: Add 5 drops of eucalyptus.

5: Add 10 drops of lavender.

6: Top off bottle with fractionated coconut oil.

7: Reattach roller ball and twist cap on.

8: Shake well.

9. Apply to temples and/or back of the neck.

Mental Clarity + Brain Power Roller Blend

Essential Oils Used: Peppermint, Rosemary

Peppermint Benefits: Improves focus, boosts energy, provides muscle pain and headache relief, improves memory, promotes wakefulness

Rosemary Benefits: Improves memory and brain function, improves mental clarity, promotes circulation

You'll Need

peppermint essential oil

rosemary essential oil

(1) 10 oz glass roller bottle with metal roll-on insert

(1) glass dropper

mini funnel

fractionated coconut oil

Instructions

1: Remove the roller ball from the top of the bottle.

2: Add 20 drops of peppermint.

3: Add 20 drops of rosemary.

4: Top off bottle with fractionated coconut oil.

5: Reattach roller ball and twist cap on.

6: Shake well.

7: Apply to temples, wrists and/or back of the neck.

For best results, store all of your roller blends in a cool, dry place.

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