How to Cool Off Using Essential Oils for Summer

Stay cool with essential oils for summer. This year, summer is expected to deliver scorching heat all across the U.S.A.  Find out how to use essential oils to keep cool with these summer DIYs.

Essential Oil Summer DIYs on the Go

When you’re at home, you might get a break from the heat by turning on the A/C or using fans. Once you go outside unprepared, that's when the heat returns with a vengeance. The heat also tends to bring out insects. Mixing a few essential oils for summer along with a few household products will enable you to cool off and deal with pesky summer insects on-the-go.

Choose your favorite DIY recipe, and try it for yourself!

SUNBURN SPRAY

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. In a glass spray bottle, combine all of the ingredients.
  2. Shake the bottle well.
  3. Apply 1 spritz to sunburnt areas on your skin. 
  4. Store in a cool place.

MOSQUITO BITE STING RELIEF

Ingredients:

  • 6 drops of Peppermint Essential Oil
  • 6 drops of Tea Tree Oil
  • 1 oz of a carrier oil (Coconut oil, Almond oil, etc.)

Directions:

  1. In an essential oil roller bottle, mix all ingredients.
  2. Roll the mixture over the affected area. 

ALL-NATURAL BUG SPRAY (recipe #1)

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. In an 8-oz glass spray bottle, mix all the ingredients.
  2. Spray the mixture over all portions of your body, except in your eyes and mouth.

ALL-NATURAL BUG SPRAY (recipe #2)

Ingredients:

  • 4 oz of Witch Hazel
  • 10 drops of Lavender Essential Oil
  • 10 drops of Eucalyptus Essential Oil
  • 10 drops of Tea Tree Essential Oil
  • 1 oz of carrier oil (Coconut oil, Almond oil, etc.)

Directions:

  1. In an 8-oz glass spray bottle, mix all ingredients.
  2. Spray the mixture over all portions of your body, except in your eyes and mouth.

COOLING MIST

Ingredients:

  • 8 oz of water
  • 2 teaspoons of Witch Hazel
  • 12 drops of Peppermint Essential Oil

Directions:

  1. In a small spray bottle, mix the water, Witch Hazel, and Peppermint essential oil
  2. Spray your face as needed to cool down on the go.

 

Here’s our coolest kit of essential oils for summer.

Quick Essential Oil Summer DIYs

There’s more to keeping cool than meets the eye. Sometimes you’ll want to freshen up your beach towel so it smells amazing. Sometimes you’ll want to take a soothing bath after your summer travels, and jet lag can make summer harder to bear. Here are a couple of quick ways to refresh with essential oils for summer.

BEACH TOWEL FRESHENER

To freshen up beach towels, dispense a few drops of Lemon or Lavender essential oil onto the towels.

SUMMER TRAVELS JET LAG REMEDY

To help feel more refreshed and alive, simply add 8 drops of Lavender and 8 drops of Rosemary essential oils to your bathtub water. Bathe and enjoy.

Conclusion

The heat waves may keep coming, but now we’re well-equipped to handle it with grace. We don’t have to be victims of summer, we can have a blast and inspire others to stay cool naturally. Try out these essential oils for summer, and watch the weather change.


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