Top Essential Oils for Diffusing and Enhancing Your Well-being at Home

Are you looking for a way to bring some cozy and relaxing vibes into your home with none of the toxins in candles or air fresheners? We’re chatting all about why you should be diffusing essential oils in your home & some of my favorite oils for diffusing!

If you follow me on any of my platforms, you know that one of my biggest goals is being intentional with the products we use in our home. Over the last several years, we’ve ditched so many of our toxic products for natural, safer alternatives & diffusing essential oils instead of burning candles or using wax melts, air fresheners, or synthetic room sprays has been one of the best decisions we’ve ever made!

the benefits of diffusing essential oils

Diffusing is the process of dispersing essential oils into the air using a device called a diffuser. There are many benefits to diffusing essential oils, including their ability to improve mood, boost immunity, and purify the air. Many essential oils have been shown to reduce stress and anxiety, promote relaxation, and improve sleep too! For example, lavender oil is well-known for its calming properties – we diffuse it every night before bed to unwind & support a restful night of sleep.

In addition to their emotional benefits, diffusing essential oils can also help to purify the air we breathe. Essential oils like thieves and eucalyptus have natural antimicrobial properties, which can help to kill airborne bacteria and viruses. This makes diffusing essential oils a great way to keep your home healthy & clean, along with smelling amazing!

why we love diffusing:

+ Diffusers don’t have an open flame, making them safe for kiddos & pets (and no air pollutants)

+ Most of our diffusers run for 6-12 hours, which makes it so simple
+ They act as a humidifier & air purifier too!
+ You can control how strong the smell is by how many drops of oil you use
+ You can switch the scent whenever you want & we have hundreds of essential oils to choose from
+ Oils last so much longer than candles (you only need a few drops at a time)
+ Essential oils have therapeutic benefits! They can support your emotions, immune system, energy level, focus, & so much more!

why young living oils?

The quality of your essential oils MATTER! You are putting them on your skin, breathing them in, using them to clean your home, etc. A veryyyy large portion of the essential oils available today are “fragrance oils” — cheap imitations of the pure essential oil, purchased wholesale in large quantities, diluted with synthetic additives, and rebottled before being sold to you. You need to know where your oils are coming from & that they’re being distilled properly!

The reason Young Living’s oils are so different is their unmatched commitment to producing a pure, unadulterated oil. Young Living’s devotion to creating a highly therapeutic product means they’ve invested in their own farms, care for and nurture their own plants, trees, and shrubs, and finally distill, test, and bottle the oils that arrive on your doorstep. It’s our Seed to Seal quality commitment.

Did you know you can visit Young Living’s farms? Yep, it’s true and we’ve visited their Mona, Utah farm several times & their Kona Farm in Hawaii this fall and continue to be amazed by not only the farm, but the farm managers, distilleries, labs, testing practices, and company as a whole.

Here’s just a few reasons Young Living is different from other essential oil companies:

+ Sourcing: Own their own farms & partner with all of their suppliers so we can trust our essential oils are pure

+ Industry leading science & distilling processes

+ Exhaustive testing both in house and in independent labs, which are published online for anyone to see

+ Sustainable farming, organic soil, and zero pesticides or herbicides used on our farms

favorite essential oils for diffusing

Here are some of my favorite essential oils & blends for diffusing (based on scent profile):

cozy oils

+ Vanilla

+ Stress Away

+ Cassia or Cinnamon Bark

+ Christmas Spirit (seasonal blend around the holidays)

+ Thieves

+ Northern Lights Black Spruce

+ Valor

+ Lavender

citrus oils

+ Lime

+ Grapefruit

+ Orange

+ Bergamot
+ Lemon and/or Citrus Fresh

+ Jade Lemon

+ Lushious Lemon

+ Peace & Calming

oils that smell like fall

+ Vanilla

+ Cassia or Cinnamon Bark

+ Christmas Spirit (seasonal blend)

+ Nutmeg

+ Thieves

+ Clove

+ Orange
+ Bergamot

+ Northern Lights Black Spruce

+ Evergreen Essence (seasonal blend)

+ Believe

oils for grounding + Focus

+ Valor

+ Frankincense or Sacred Frankincense

+ Sacred Mountain


+ Believe

+ Northern Lights Black Spruce

+ Peace & Calming

oil blends (diffuse on their own)

+ Lushious Lemon

+ Thieves

+ Simplified Collection Oils

+ Valor

+ Jade Lemon

+ Stress Away

+ Peace & Calming

Oils for Sleep

+ Lavender

+ Cedarwood

+ Valor

+ Dream Catcher

+ Peace & Calming

+ KidScents Sleepyize

best ways to get started & favorite diffusers

If you don’t have a diffuser at home already and are looking for the best (and most affordable) way to get started diffusing, you’ll want to snag the Make a Shift Essential Solutions Kit or the Premium Starter Bundle with the Desert Mist Diffuser!

Purchasing either bundle will unlock your 24% off discount, and new customers can also use the code: SHAREYL to save an additional 10% off their first purchase of 50 PV (about $50 dollars) or more. Make sure to count it as your first Loyalty Order to unlock an additional free gift at 100 PV (you can check out this month’s here). You’ll receive a free Desert Mist Diffuser with your 2nd consecutive Loyalty Order next month & can cancel at anytime. 

make a shift essential solutions kit

If you’re looking for an easy way to make the switch to safer & natural solutions for your home & health (and especially on a budget), this kit is for you! It is curated with 6 of our most popular essential oils and blends, a gorgeous FreshStart diffuser that is exclusive to this kit, and two pre-diluted roll-on blends that are simple to use. This kit is perfect for replacing harsh chemicals, freshening your home, and enhancing your daily wellness routines!

Here’s what comes in the kit & ways to use each oil (retail value of $201): 

+ Thieves, 5ml

+ Purification, 5ml

+ Lavender, 5ml 

+ Peppermint, 5ml 

+ Deep Relief Roll-On, 10ml

+ Stress Away Roll-On, 10ml

+ FreshStart Diffuser

premium starter bundle

If you’re looking to get started with the BEST collection of essential oils, you’re going to want to snag the Premium Starter Bundle! It comes with our favorite, most-used essential oils for everyday life, a diffuser of your choice, roller fitments, hand sanitizer, our favorite goji berry supplement, and more!

Here’s what comes in the bundle & ways to use each oil (retail value of $439): 

+ Thieves, 5ml

+ Frankincense, 5ml

+ Lavender, 5ml 

+ Peppermint, 5ml 

+ Lemon, 5ml

+ Citrus Fresh, 5ml

+ DiGize, 5ml

+ PanAway, 5ml

+ Raven, 5ml

+ Stress Away, 5ml

+ Peace & Calming, 5ml

+ Valor, 5ml

+ 2 roller fitments (for using any of the oils topically)

+ Thieves Spray & Hand Sanitizer

+ 2 Ningxia Red Packets (our favorite antioxidant & wellness drink)

+ Desert Mist Diffuser (or you can upgrade to our favorite diffuser of all-time The Aria Diffuser)

the aria diffuser

The Aria is an ultrasonic diffuser – featuring an elegant American maple wood base with a glass dome lid. It runs up to 12 hours, has built-in speakers, and covers up to 430 square feet of space! One of the standout features of the Aria Diffuser is it’s candle-like flicker LED light setting, with additional light options to match your mood or home decor.

Why we love the Aria Diffuser:

+ Gorgeous output with wood base & glass dome top

+ Runs for up to 12 hours

+ Dreamy candle flicker light mode (along with other LED light options)

+ Built-in speakers (to plug in your device) or play the pre-loaded relaxing spa music

+ Covers up to 430 square feet of space (so great for large rooms/open concept living spaces)

+ Natural & stylish way to bring the benefits of essential oils into your home or space

+ Control the strength of the scent (use more or less drops of essential oil)

+ No open flame or risk with kids/pets

+ Matching wood remote you can control from anywhere

The biggest bang for your buck is to snag the Aria Diffuser in the Premium Starter Bundle with the 12 oils (and tons of other goodies)!

for the kiddos

If you’re looking for a diffuser & oils specifically curated for kiddos, the KidScents Little Oilers Starter Premium Bundle is a perfect choice! It comes with 5 oils and a diffuser that are pre-diluted for kiddos 2 and up. Snap one of the AromaGlide Roller Fitments on your favorite KidScents aroma for a quick, mess-free application while at home or on the go!

Always here to help if you have any questions or need product recommendations! Just shoot me a message over on IG @oilymoonessentials!

xx, brooklyn