How to Blend Essential Oils

1.0+ Hours of instruction

Are you just beginning your aromatherapy journey? This course is the perfect place to start! You’ll learn the basics of working with essential oils, how to incorporate them safely into your daily life, and 3 simple recipes to get you started!

About this course

Learn how to properly blend your essential oils - in under 1 hour!

Blending your essential oils is easy when you know where to begin! That’s why we show you exactly how to properly blend your oils in this course.

Course Highlights:

  • The difference between essential oils and carrier oils, and how to mix them

  • Important dilution ratios to safely use your essential oils on your skin

  • Which essential oils to mix together, and ways to blend them

  • Proper essential oil blending techniques, and 3 recipes to get you started

Aromahead provides the best online instruction available anywhere. In addition to the excellent curriculum and materials, they provide thoughtful ongoing support.

- Melissa R.

There is so much support and encouragement ... I never felt alone. Aromahead wants you to succeed and they back their program with real support and love.

- Mary Kate S.

The online classrooms are formatted beautifully and make it easy to learn at one’s own pace. I was especially impressed with the scope and quality of information offered.

- Melanie M.
Course Outline

1.0 hr



Understand how to use a carrier
  • Not only will we cover which essential oils mix well together, but we will also show you how to blend them with carrier oils. Learn the difference between an essential oil and a carrier oil, and understand how using them together will help you.
Understand how to safely apply essential oils to your skin
  • When using essential oils on your skin, it’s important to know what ratio of essential oil to carrier oil to use. We share our basis for essential oil dilution, and give you our ratio recommendations for safe use.
Understand which essential oils to use together for a blend
  • Have you ever wondered which essential oils you can blend together? Or how many essential oils can you mix together? We’ll show you why we chose to work with lavender, cedarwood, and orange essential oils in this course (hint: it has to do with their aroma!) and you can use this tip for all your future blends.
Start blending right away
  • In this course we give you 3 tried-and-true recipes that you can start using right away. We also show you how to blend your essential oils intuitively using the drop-by-drop method, so that you take the first steps towards creating your own blends.

Learn from the experts

Karen Williams is your guide throughout this program
Karen Williams - Aromahead Institute

Karen Williams

Lead Instructor & Director of Aromatherapy Education

I got my start many years ago as a registered nurse working in the hospital system. But along the way I discovered essential oils, and my approach to life changed forever.

  • Registered Nurse
  • Certified Aromatherapist
  • School Owner