10 Falltime Essential Oil Blends for Your Diffuser

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As fall begins to creep in and the leaves start to change color, it’s time to start thinking about all of the delicious flavors and smells of the season. One of my favorite things to do is experiment with different fall time essential oil blends that remind me of autumn. Even during other seasons! Fall is just my favorite time of year.

In this blog post, I’ll share some of my favorite recipes for autumn-inspired essential oil blends. Whether you’re using them for aromatherapy or for health reasons, these blends are sure to bring the Fall season into your home!

Characteristics of a Fall time essential oil blends

One of the best things about fall is the changing leaves and cool weather. As the days get shorter, the air gets crisper and we start to long for those comfort foods and drinks.

Fall is also a great time to enjoy essential oil blends that remind us of the season.

What scents go with fall?

Some popular scents that remind us of fall are pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove. These scents can help us feel warm and cozy on cool nights.

You can pair these oils with citrus, rosemary, and eucalyptus for an added ambiance.

  • Citrus essential oils are refreshing and uplifting, making them a great addition to any fall blend.
  • Rosemary is another refreshing scent that can help boost energy levels.
  • Eucalyptus has a slightly minty, camphoraceous aroma that can clear the sinuses and help us breathe easier during cold and flu season.
  • Essential oils with a woodsy aroma can also be used in fall blends. Some of our favorites include cedarwood, balsam fir, and Douglas fir. These oils can help ground us and give us a sense of stability during times of change. And they smell like a cool nighttime campfire!
  • This is also a great time to make an immune boosting blend!

Fall Time Essential Oils

The perfect fall time essential oils blend contain a mix of citrus, woodsy, and spicy aromas! The uplifting and energizing properties of citrus mix well with the aromas of drinking spiced teas around a campfire, watching the leaves change!

Citrus Essential Oils

Here are some citrus oils you can use for your fall time essential oils blends!


Bergamot is a type of orange that is grown in Italy. The oil from this fruit has a citrusy, sweet scent that can remind us of fall weather. Bergamot has many health benefits, including reducing stress and anxiety, boosting mood, and aiding in digestion.

Wild Orange

Wild Orange is great for cleansing the environment as well as the soul. Not only does it give you an energy boost and sweeten the room with its invigorating aroma, it will also help cleanse the space, promote breathing, and lift up your mood!

It pairs extremely well with spicy essential oils!

Woodsy Essential Oils


Cedarwood is a coniferous tree that is native to North America. Cedarwood oil can be used to promote relaxation and calmness, making it a perfect choice for use during fall weather when we may feel more stressed out. Cedarwood oil also has some health benefits, such as being an expectorant and helping to relieve respiratory congestion.

When diffused, cedarwood oil can help to create a warm and inviting atmosphere, making it perfect for use during the fall season. Try blending cedarwood oil with other earthy scents like vetiver or patchouli for a grounding and stabilizing diffuser blend.


Cypress essential oil has a slightly smoky pinelike scent that is perfect for fall. This oil can help to promote feelings of grounding and stability. It is also known for its ability to support healthy respiratory function.


Eucalyptus oil is a natural essential oil that is extracted from the leaves of the eucalyptus tree. It has a strong, Camphor-like scent and can remind us of fall weather.

Eucalyptus oil has many health benefits, including:

  • reducing inflammation
  • improving breathing
  • helping to clear congestion.

When used in an essential oil diffuser, eucalyptus oil can help to purify the air and create a refreshing atmosphere.

To make a fall-themed essential oil blend, combine eucalyptus oil with other scents that remind you of the season, such as orange, cinnamon, or nutmeg.

Spicy Essential Oils

Spicy essential oils can be used to liven up a room. They are very warm and inviting with their sharp aromas. Their aromas are rich and very potent.


Clove is a type of spice that has a warm, sweet, and slightly bitter taste. Clove oil can be used to reduce inflammation, relieve pain, and boost immunity.


Cinnamon is a type of spice that has a warm, sweet, and slightly woody taste. Cinnamon oil can be used to stabilize blood sugar levels, reduce inflammation, and relieve pain.

Whenever I smell cinnamon, I instantly think of fall weather and enjoying a nice latte on a cool crisp day.


Ginger is a type of spice that has a warm, slightly sweet, and slightly spicy taste with a sharp bite. Ginger oil can be used to improve circulation, relieve nausea, and boost immunity.

Mixing these essential oils together will create a perfect fall time scent that will remind you of all the best parts of autumn!

Black Pepper

Black pepper is a spice that is made from the dried berries of the Piper nigrum plant. It has a warm, peppery scent and can instantly warm us up from those cool fall days. Black pepper is high in antioxidants, which can help protect our bodies from free radicals. It also has anti-inflammatory properties, which can help reduce inflammation in the body.


Cardamom is a type of spice that is often used in Indian cuisine. It has a uniquely warm, spicy-sweet flavor that is very inviting. Cardamom is also said to have many health benefits, including aiding in digestion, reducing inflammation, and boosting immunity.

How to Use Diffuser Recipes for Falltime Essential Oil Blends

Here are some falltime essential oil blends you can try out in your diffuser!

  • Find the diffuser blend you wanna try
  • Add water to diffuser (I use a 100ml diffuser like this one)
  • Add essential oils to water (Blend is suitable for a 100ml water diffuser)
  • Put cover on
  • Plug in and turn on!

Spice Up Your Room

  • 3 drops cedarwood
  • 2 drops cinnamon
  • 2 drops sandalwood

Immune Boosting Blast

  • 3 drops eucalyptus
  • 2 drops lemon
  • 2 drops peppermint
  • 1 drop lavender

Pumpkin Spice

  • 4 drops cinnamon
  • 2 drops nutmeg
  • 2 drops ginger
  • 2 drops lavender

Pumpkin Latte

  • 4 drops cardamom
  • 2 drops orange
  • 1 drop cinnamon
  • 1 drop clove

Fall Morning

  • 4 drops tangerine
  • 3 drops cinnamon
  • 2 drops clove

Ginger Snap Cookies

  • 3 drops ginger
  • 2 drops cassia
  • 2 drops clove

Changing Leaves

  • 2 drops douglas fir
  • 1 drop frankincense
  • 1 dropa sandalwood
  • 1 drop lavender
  • 2 drops orange

Orange Cinnamon Rolls

  • 3 drops orange
  • 2 drops cinnamon
  • 2 drops cardamom


  • 4 drops orange
  • 2 drops patchouli
  • 1 drop ginger
  • 1 drop clove

Crisp Morning

  • 2 drops balsam fir
  • 2 drops black spruce
  • 2 drops cedarwood
  • 1 drop ylang ylang

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Cedarwood a fall scent?

Cedarwood is an excellent addition to any falltime essential oil blend! By itself, it has an overpowering woodsy smell, but it blends extremely well with citrus essential oils and other woodsy oils.

Is Lavender a fall scent?

As you notice above, I did not mention lavender as being a typical fall scent. I have included lavender though in a couple blends! While lavender is not a falltime essential oil by itself, it has several properties that you can benefit from in a falltime essential oil blend!

What is the Most Popular Fall Scent?

Pumpkin of course! Pumpkin pie, pumpkin spice, pumpkin everything! Wanna make your own pumpkin pie blend?

Check out this post:

DIY Pumpkin Essential Oil Blend

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