Spice up Your Life With Essential Oils

There are a number of Essential Oils that have a stimulating affect on our sex drive.  These can be used in a candle diffuser, an aromatherapy diffuser, or blended into a massage oil for a special romantic evening that really amps things up. 

Essential Oils That Work as All-Natural Aphrodisiacs

Ylang Ylang Essential Oil

Soft & feminine, ylang ylang is a gentle oil that lends an air of romanticism & intimacy to your boudoir. Ylang Ylang Essential Oil also has a long history of being used as an aphrodisiac. In Indonesia, it is common to sprinkle Ylang Ylang Essential Oil onto the bed of newlyweds in preparation for their first night as a married couple.  

Sandalwood Essential Oil

Sandalwood is embraced by Buddhists and Hindus as a mechanism for enhanced connections with the divine world & with those close to you.  Sandalwood Essential Oil has a more masculine scent than other Essential Oil aphrodisiacs, & its musky scent mimics our own human pheromones which makes it very effective when it comes to amping up intimate moments. 

Vanilla Absolute

Vanilla is an indulgently sweet scent attractive to both men & women.  Vanilla has a long history in aromatherapy as a powerful aphrodisiac, & helps our body achieve a sense of balance & ease. Adding a Vanilla Absolute to a warm, romantic massage oil is a great jump start any romantic encounter.

Ginger Essential Oils

This spicy scent is a very warm oil that helps round out an Aphrodisiac blend. The slight warming effect is great for dilution into a massage oil & can really help spice things up in the bedroom.

Essential Oil Aphrodisiac Recipes

Here are a few romantic blends that you can try in your diffuser. You can also dilute these Essential Oil recipes into a carrier oil like coconut oil, for use as a massage oil. 

Romantic Floral Essential Oil Recipe

  • 4 drops - Jasmine Absolute
  • 4 drops - Ylang Ylang Essential Oil
  • 3 drops - Rose Otto
  • 3 drops - Sandalwood Essential Oil
  • 2 drops - Ginger Essential Oil
  • 2 drops - Nutmeg Essential Oil

Masculine & Carnal Essential Oil Recipe

  • 4 drops - Cedarwood Essential Oil
  • 4 drops - Sandalwood Essential Oil
  • 3 drops - Peppermint Essential Oil
  • 3 drops - Lavender Essential Oil
  • 3 drops - Ginger Essential Oil
  • 2 drops - Patchouli Essential Oil

Spicy & Sensual Essential Oil Recipe

  • 4 drops - Cinnamon Essential Oil
  • 4 drops - Vanilla Absolute
  • 2 drops - Clove Essential Oil
  • 1 drop - Peppermint Essential Oil
  • 1 drop - Ginger Essential Oil

Gentle & Romantic Essential Oil Recipe

  • 3 drops - Vanilla Absolute
  • 3 drops - Sandalwood Essential Oil
  • 2 drops - Sweet Orange Essential Oil
  • 1 drop - Ginger Essential Oil

These blends are all lovely way to get yourself amped up for a passionate and romantic evening.

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