Spoil your friends or family with DIY love this Valentine's Day. Get creative and thoughtful and make your own gifts personalised to their desires. Whether you are using essential oils to enhance to aroma of your DIY or to set the mood, it's an easy and cost effective way to treat a loved one.


Popular essential oils or ones we tend to reach for on Valentine's day are our beautiful floral essential oils, reminiscent for the day of love. Of course, Rose essential oil shines on any day we celebrate love, other popular essential oils for Valentines Day are Jasmine, Ylang Ylang, Geranium, Patchouli and Lavender with their calming and/or aphrodisiac properties.

Essential oil recipes for Valentine's Day

Sweet Soul Diffuser Blend

• 2 drops Clary Sage essential oil

• 2 drops Jasmine 3% essential oil

• 3 drops Rose 3% essential oil

• 1 drop Chamomile 3% essential oil


Melt into relaxation with this Sweet Soul diffuser blend. You can also use this dilution in a 10ml rollerball. Add your essential oils and fill with desired carrier oil. Gift to a loved one or keep for your self-love rituals and apply to wrists and neck as desired.

The Gift of Touch

Treat a loved one to a deep muscle rub with this restoring massage blend.


• 3 drops Wintergreen essential oil

• 3 drops Peppermint essential oil

• 9 drops Lavender essential oil

• 5 drops Geranium essential oil


Add your essential oils to 20ml of chosen carrier oil and massage tension area. Please note, this is a high dilution and should only be used for up to 3 days consecutively.

Pillow Spray

Set the mood or sleep with ease with this Valentine's Day inspired pillow spray.


100ml mist spray bottle

• 1 tablespoon witch hazel

• Distilled water

• 6 drops Rose 3% essential oil

• 4 drops Patchouli essential oil


Add the essential oils to the mist spray bottle followed by the witch hazel and fill with distilled water. Shake well before each use. Lightly spray over your pillow before going to bed to ease you into a good night's sleep.

We hope this gives you some inspiration to create some DIY's for your loved ones!

Author: Georgia Doherty
Content & Community Coordinator

Georgia is the Content & Community Coordinator at ECO. Modern Essentials. Georgia oversees the company's social media platforms, helps coordinate brand collaborations, is a leader for ECO.'s content creation + DIY recipes and manages ECO.'s affiliate program. She is a qualified Beauty Therapist with extensive Dermal Therapy qualifications, a Diploma in Training Design & Development with a Aromatherapy Practitioner Certificate. Georgia is passionate about leading a happy & healthy life and helping educate those around her.


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