Which Essential Oils are Best for Each Room of the House 

It’s always pleasant to walk into a room that has a wonderful fragrance—a non-toxic scent that won’t harm you and can actually do a lot of good. Various essential oils can add flavor to every room in your house. 


The kitchen is an area we like to have nice and clean—and smell that way, too. Lemon, of course, fits the bill, as does orange. Lemon Essential Oil is antiviral and antifungal, and it cleans and disinfectsOrange Essential Oil also has antibacterial properties, a natural disinfectant that also invigorates body and mind. If you’re looking for a cozy feel around the holidays, try cinnamon. To get rid of cooking smells, put a few drops of lemon essential oil with water in a spray bottle, then shake and spray. 

Living Room 

If you’re heading to the living room for some rest and relaxation after getting home from work, a few drops of Vitality Extracts Stress Away Blend can uplift, relax, calm, and regenerate. It’s a blend of Bergamot, Sweet Orange, Ylang ylang, Pink grapefruit, and Patchouli.  Calm Essential Oil Blend is another great choice to relax the body and mind. It combines Mandarin Oil, Lavender Oil, Tangerine Oil, and German Chamomile Oil.  

Entertaining guests? Try Vitality Extracts Refresh, a blend of Sweet Orange Oil, Camphor Oil, Cananga Oil, and Lavandin Grosso Oil. Refresh uplifts and renews.   


Before you diffuse essential oils in the bedroom, what are your plans? To create a sensual mood, add a few drops of Ylang ylang essential oil to your diffuser. Its aphrodisiac scent is rich and exotic and it also helps to reduce stress and induce calmness

Refresh is another aphrodisiac essential oil blend, designed to uplift and renew—an oil for new beginnings.  

To help you sleep, Vitality Extracts Sweet Dreams assists with insomnia, improves the quality and duration of sleep, and calms the nerves. It’s a blend of Orange, Juniper Berry, Lavender, German Chamomile, and Coriander Seed. 

Lavender is very popular for relaxation and improved sleep. In addition to diffusing, mix it with carrier oil and rub on the bottoms of your feet before bed. 


Keep your bathroom fresh with Tea Tree essential oil or Lemon in your diffuser. Tea tree is antifungal and is used as a disinfectant. As mentioned for the kitchen, lemon is antiviral and antifungal, and it cleans and disinfects.  

Enjoy the aroma and therapeutic benefits of Frankincense essential oil. Put 5 to 10 drops in a tablespoon of carrier oil before adding to your bath. It acts as an astringent, tightening the skin and decreasing signs of aging. It’s anti-inflammatory and antiseptic, with an aroma that’s great for meditating.  


Home Office 

Diffuse Rosemary essential oil to stimulate creativity, clear your head, and improve memory. It’s also been shown to improve performance and keep you alert, making it a good choice for your home office.  

When you need a boost, diffuse Energy Essential Oil Blend in the office to uplift your mood, stimulate your mind, rejuvenate mind and body, balance stress and anxiety, and help increase energy. It combines Rosemary, Juniper Berry, Juniper Needle, Silver Fir Needle, Lemongrass, Clove, Nutmeg, Black Pepper. 

To bring a little cheer to any room of your home, make a citrus blend of 3 drops each of orange, grapefruit, and lemon. 

Whatever mood or atmosphere you’d like to create in your home, there’s an essential oil to bring fragrance to create that atmosphere— along with many other benefits. 

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  • Sherrie

    Thank you for this great information. I always wonder which oil would be best in what room. Love this.

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