16 Essential Oil Blends for Revitalising Your Moodstate

Finding the time to unwind can be tricky amidst the demands of today’s busy world. At PartyLite we know that a little extra relaxation can be as easy as lighting your favourite candle, but what if fragrance could actively transform your mood state? That’s where the right essential oil blends come in. The power of natural essential oils has been known to actively change or regulate your mood, when used as room fragrance. 

The power of essential oils forms a foundation of aromatherapy, ensuring you can enjoy home fragrance that does more than just smell wonderful. Each oil has a unique property to help you achieve your desired mood-state, whatever that may be. Blending the right groups of oils not only makes your home smell beautifully, but can create a bespoke experience in any room, whether that’s relaxation, happiness, or beyond.

Let’s look at the basic fragrances first.


These zingy oils blend well with Floral, Woody, Herbal & Spicy oils.

Popular oils include Bergamot, Citronella, Grapefruit, Lemon, Lemongrass, Lime, Neroli, Tangerine and Orange


Romantic, flower-scented oils blend well with Citrus, Spicy & Woody oils.

The most popular include Rose Geranium, Geranium, Lavender, Palmarosa and Ylang Ylang


These natural, herbal scents blend well with Woody & Spicy oils.

Some familiar Herbal oils include Basil, Chamomile, Sage, Eucalyptus, Marjoram, Spearmint, Oregano, Rosemary, Sage, Tea Tree, Thyme, Douglas Fir, White Fir and Wintergreen.


These oils with a little bit of kick blend well with Floral, Woody & Citrus.

The most popular include Coriander, Ginger, Black Pepper, Cinnamon, Clove, Nutmeg, Peppermint and Cardamom.


These natural oils blend well with Floral, Citrus, Herbal & Spicy.

Some of the most familiar Woody oils include Cedarwood, Cypress, Frankincense, Juniper Berry, Patchouli, Petitgrain, Pine, Sandalwood and Vetiver.

There’s lots of options to choose from, but we promise you don’t have to be an expert to get started with blending oils. 

A beginners guide to blending oils

Essential Oil Blends

Ready to get blending? We’ve picked 16 of our favourite pairings to help you achieve a better mood from dawn til dusk. All through the simple therapeutic power of natural oils.

1. Be Happy Mandarin + Jasmine

A mix of essential oils like sunny lemon, stress-relieving eucalyptus, uplifting mandarin and light-hearted jasmine plus notes of empowering ginger, creamy amber and sheer musk.

2. Be Relaxed Lavender + Patchouli

Radiate serenity with stress-relieving eucalyptus, uplifting lemon, soothing patchouli and relaxing lavender plus notes of cleansing sage, fragrant balsam and sensuous musk.

3. Be Energized Eucalyptus + Peppermint

Reinvigorate the spirit with restorative cedarwood, lively cinnamon, cool peppermint and energizing eucalyptus plus notes of fresh fir balsam, clarifying spearmint and soothing anise.

4. Be Centered Cedarwood + Vanilla

Focus your mind with calming guaiac wood, harmonizing patchouli, soothing vanilla and centering cedarwood plus notes of soft golden amber, tender bergamot and delicate jasmine.

5. Healthier Mind: orange + lavender + douglas fir + thyme

Let the calming power of lavender pair with the naturally stress-reducing power of orange oil. Thyme and douglas fir help support immune boosting and positivity.

6. Purified Air: lavender + tangerine + eucalyptus

Like a breath of fresh air, breathe in relaxation with lavender that’s chased up with uplifting tangerine. Eucalyptus decongests and soothes.

7. Soothing Sensation: sandalwood + chamomile

A classic pairing of soothing essential oils, sandalwood and chamomile are both known to decrease your anxiety and leave you feeling serene.

8. Cleansed Mind: peppermint + grapefruit

Feel sharper, and happier with the stress-relieving power of peppermint and grapefruit, two oils also known to focus the mind.

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9. Island Paradise: ylang ylang + grapefruit + sandalwood + lime

An ever-popular combo of aromatherapy oils, ylang ylang and sandalwood can reduce depression and boost your happiness. This combination of four is designed to carry you away to the relaxed, unwound feel of a vacation.

10. Calm and Clean: lemongrass + eucalyptus + lavender

Stress-relief meets soothing relaxation in this trio designed to combat feelings of depression and boost your ability to unwind.

11. Pure Nostalgia: cedarwood + patchouli + orange

Feel grounded and find your centre with this comforting and familiar combo of cedarwood and stress-busting patchouli, chased with orange for a mood-lifting zing.

12. No More Nerves: lavender + lemon + ylang ylang

Perfect for busting anxiety while lifting you up for the day ahead, this freshening trio says no to negative feelings while the lemon boosts your mood on top.

13. Total Bliss: orange + lavender + ylang ylang

Turn up the joy with this trio that combines relaxing lavender with the depression-busting ylang ylang. The addition of orange gives a contented feeling like no other.

14. Slow It Down: orange + patchouli

Feeling the stresses of busy life? Take a moment to unwind and get back to you with this uplifting pair. In combination you’ll feel the stress of being on demand melt away.

15. Ease Your Fears: grapefruit + bergamot

Anxiety can ruin any chances of a happy and productive day. Let this combination melt away that knot in your stomach with the powers of calming bergamot and grapefruit’s natural stress relief.

16. Concentrated Brain: peppermint + lemon

Get back some focus against any odds with the centering and uplifting powers of peppermint and lemon, known to improve mental function and let the mind feel energized.

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Can’t decide which fragrance blend you want to try? Our BeBalanced range of essential oils and candles makes it easy to try a variety at home. Either in pure essential oils used with our diffusers, or in pre-blended candles. We’ve kept it all-natural with 100% Soy Wax in every BeBalanced candle.

If you haven’t found your perfect summer fragrance or want to find out more about this season’s must-haves, why not browse the whole Summer 2021 Collection here online?

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