How to Safely Dilute Essential Oils When Blending (Live Video Replay)

In the second episode of A Better Way to Thrive Live that aired March 2, 2019, Kendra P. asks:

If I make a blend of 3 oils, how do I make the correct dilution? Maybe there’s a simple solution I’m not seeing, but once the oils are mixed, how can I get the correct drops?

This is a great question, especially for those who have some experience using essential oils at home. Watch below to get the scoop on diluting your custom essential oil blends.


  • 0:00, Introduction and subscriber question
  • 2:30, Overview of what you need to keep in mind when diluting your custom essential oil blends, including two resources to make it easier
  • 5:00, How to decide on your total dilution percentage and total number of drops in your carrier
  • 9:20, How to choose the essential oils for your formula
  • 14:30, How to think through the properties of each essential oil in the formula, and how to distribute the total allowable drops among the oils in your blend
  • 17:10, How I created the Headache Blend using this process
  • 22:00, Concluding words and encouragement

Helpful Links

Affiliate links are included at no additional cost to you.

How to Get Extra Help When Using Essential Oils at Home

There’s enough information and misinformation about essential oils on the internet to keep you busy reading for years. But when your time is precious and you need reliable answers, going to the right person can save you a lot of frustration and disappointment.

As a certified aromatherapist and trained herbalist, I can help you create custom blends to meet health goals, teach you how to get started with essential oils or show you how to incorporate essential oils into your current lifestyle.

No hype allowed.

Learn how to work with me here.

What is A Better Way to Thrive Live?

A Better Way to Thrive Live is a monthly live video where I answer subscriber questions about natural health. These are hosted on A Better Way to Thrive’s Facebook page on the first Saturday of every month at 3 pm Eastern. The replay is later uploaded to the YouTube channel and shared here in a blog post.

Get your questions answered by joining the subscriber community:

You’ll also get a copy of my helpful guide 3 Things to Get at the Store Tomorrow to Get a Jumpstart with Natural Living when you subscribe.

You can email anytime with a question, but I’ll also ask for them from time to time. If I use yours, I’ll be sure to drop a note and let you know!

Learn how to safely dilute your custom essential oil blends in this video

Have you ever struggled with diluting your own essential oil blends?

Ready for more God-honoring natural health help?

Sign up below for practical know-how and expert guidance about herbs, essential oils, and natural living. You’ll also get my FREE guide when you do:
3 Simple Things You Can Get at the Store Tomorrow to Get a Jumpstart with Natural Health

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published.

    This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.