Kid Friendly Diffuser Recipes
Kids love Essential Oils. I don't know why, but they are just drawn to them. My girls, even though they are small, love to smell and talk about the different essential oils I have for our family's use. Recently, I decided to create a list of diffuser recipes that my girls ask for over and over. Some of the essential oil diffuser blends for kids that I list might even remind you of some of your childhood favorite smells!
In this post, I'm going to share our top 6 essential oil diffuser blends for kids, my top suggestion for a kid's essential oil diffuser and a few popular essential oils safe for kid use.
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Why create essential oil diffuser blends for kids?
Not all essential oils are safe for kids. Especially babies and small kids. For a list of oils to avoid using around small children check out my post- “Are you using essential oils safely?” I even include a free PDF download of my safety cheat sheet.
With safety and fun in mind, I created the below essential oil diffuser blends for kids list. Now that we have a go to list of fun, simple essential oil blends. I even feel safe enough to diffuse these blends in my kids essential oil diffusers in their bedrooms.
Speaking of Diffuser for kids room
I get asked a good bit about kids essential oil diffusers. Which ones do I suggest being used?
I'm a huge fan of the Young Living brand of diffusers. For my girls' rooms, I like the Home Diffuser or the Dewdrop Diffuser. Both are made with Medical grade plastic and in our house, they have been dropped a number of times and still keep on working. I'm telling you they take a hard lick and keep on diffusing. Another great feature about the Young Living diffusers is they have a 1 year guarantee.
I personally really like the Dewdrop diffuser for diffusing essential oils for baby cough and congestion. The Dewdrop puts out a good stream of mist so it also acts as a humidifier. I like having a diffuser that can act as a humidifier and as a source of diffusing essential oils that are safe to use around babies with a cold. I'm always mindful to leave their bedroom doors open while diffusing so they are always getting fresh air.
I hope in the future to get my girls one of the Young Living diffusers created for Kids. My girls have surprised me how much they like the Young Living Dino land Diffuser and the Dolphin Reef Diffuser. Maybe one day soon I can get them one!
6 Essential Oil diffuser blends for kids
The below Kid Friendly Diffuser recipes will be amazing not only as essential oil diffuser recipes for kids. But these same Essential oil diffuser blends for kids recipes can be used in spray bottles as a quick go to room spray!
Feel free to adjust the drop amounts to your liking. Remember, if you are new to experiencing essential oil benefits for your family go easy on a number of drops you use. Even after diffusing became old hat for me, when I try a new oil for the first time I always take it easy and 1/2 the recipe just to test our sensitivity to it.
Essential Oils Safe for Kids
If you are new to essential oils these blends may be a little strong for first-time use. Until you and your family are comfortable using oils it is always best to do singles oils at first. Working your way up to combining oils like the blends above. For the first time using these blends, try one drop each of the listed oils for that blend. Once your family is familiar with diffusing essential oils, have fun and experiment with oils. Come up with your own family favorites.
Some great oils to diffuse around kids are-
Lavender- has a nice gentle soothing floral fragrance
Lemongrass- a Clean refreshing scent
Roman Chamomile- a Calming and relaxing scent
Lemon- Fresh citrus scent
Orange- Fresh citrus scent
Tea Tree- a Cleansing scent
Tangerine- a Fresh citrus scent
Sandalwood- Relaxing woodsy scent
Ravensara- a Cleansing scent
Grapefruit– a Fresh citrus scent
Neroli– a Fresh citrus scent
Looking to buy another diffuser check out my guide to picking the right essential oil diffuser type for your home! I even include a few that are UNDER $20 and great for kids!
If you have enjoyed these diffuser recipes check out my other diffuser recipe posts-
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