Summer is here, and it's the perfect time to incorporate essential oils into your daily routine. Whether you’re looking to cool down, uplift your mood, or keep pesky bugs at bay, essential oils have got you covered. Here are some refreshing recipes featuring essential oils from Tangled Roots Herbal, along with essential tips on safety, purity, and best practices.

Cooling Peppermint Spray

Peppermint oil is a must-have for hot summer days. Its cooling properties provide instant relief from the heat.



  1. Combine all ingredients in a spray bottle.
  2. Shake well before each use.
  3. Spritz on your skin for an instant cooling effect.

Citrus Bliss Diffuser Blend

Citrus oils are known for their uplifting and refreshing scents, perfect for creating a lively summer ambiance.



  1. Add oils to your diffuser with the recommended amount of water.
  2. Enjoy the invigorating and cheerful aroma.

Natural Bug Repellent

Keep bugs at bay naturally with this effective repellent blend.



  1. Combine all ingredients in a spray bottle.
  2. Shake well before each use.
  3. Apply to exposed skin before heading outdoors.

Soothing After-Sun Lotion

Soothe sunburned skin with this nourishing after-sun lotion.



  1. Mix all ingredients in a bowl.
  2. Transfer to a jar or container.
  3. Apply generously to sunburned skin for relief.

Essential Oil Safety, Purity, and Best Practices

Safety Tips

  1. Dilution: Always dilute essential oils with a carrier oil before applying to the skin to prevent irritation.
  2. Patch Test: Conduct a patch test before using a new essential oil to check for any adverse reactions.
  3. Avoid Eyes and Mucous Membranes: Essential oils should not come into contact with eyes or mucous membranes.
  4. Pets and Children: Do not use essential oils on or around pets, and exercise caution when using them around children under 2 years old.
  5. Consult a Professional: If you are pregnant, nursing, or have a medical condition, consult a healthcare provider before using essential oils.


At Tangled Roots Herbal, we ensure our essential oils are 100% pure and of the highest quality. Our oils are free from synthetic additives and are sourced from reputable suppliers.

Best Practices

  1. Storage: Store essential oils in a cool, dark place to preserve their potency.
  2. Labeling: Always label your blends with the ingredients and date created.
  3. Education: Stay informed about the properties and uses of different essential oils to use them safely and effectively.

Embrace the benefits of essential oils this summer with these delightful recipes and keep your wellness routine natural and refreshing. Enjoy the season with the aromatic power of essential oils from Tangled Roots Herbal!

Karen Steuer
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