How to Make Your House Smell Great for the Holidays

Ah, the holidays! Whether it’s the spirit of giving, the knowledge that you will soon be reunited with friends and family, or the fact that you will be getting a much-needed break from work, there seems to be a feeling of excitement in the air. There are many ways you can capture this feeling in your home, and one way is to make your home smell festive.

Essential oils can give your home a great festive scent that reminds everyone the holidays are coming. Here are some oils that are recommended for this time of year.


When diffused throughout your home, cinnamon essential oil will give off a scent of fresh baked goodness and holiday cheer. It has also been known to reduce inflammation, provide an effective similar to antimicrobial agents, help to ease feelings of pain, and also support digestion. It has a long history of use in aromatherapy as well.


Known as one of the gifts given to the holy family by the Wise Men, frankincense has become synonymous with the Christmas holiday. It has a sweet, woody scent that can work to ease stress when used in aromatherapy. It is also known to support healthy-looking skin, may help to ease coughing, support the immune system, and aid with normal digestion and a healthy stomach lining.


Going hand in hand with frankincense, myrrh was another one of the Wise Men’s gifts. It smells so good, it is often used in perfume and fragrances. In aromatherapy, it can be used to enhance emotional and spiritual well being. It can also help to support healthy skin, ease inflammation, support the immune system respiratory health.


You can’t have gingerbread without ginger! When used in aromatherapy, this essential oil can give your house a great spicy scent and is said to bring on feelings of courageousness and self- assurance. It can also be taken internally or used topically to treat nausea, upset stomach, respiratory conditions and to relieve pain.

There are some companies that make blends of essential oils specially designed to fill your home with the holiday spirit. One of these companies is Plant Therapy. Plant Therapy creates essential oils that are USDA certified organic with a batch code for transparency and quality control. This year they are offering holiday favorites like their Candy Cane Blend, Spiced Apple Cider Blend and Winter Wreath Blend. Each oil features a unique formula and scent and comes in a set including a beautiful holiday ornament.

There are also many options such as Scentsy warmers, cinnamon pine cones, and many more. Click here to order scentsy online.

If you want to fill your home with the scent of the holidays, do it naturally with great organic essential oils from Plant Therapy. Then watch the look on your friend’s and family member’s faces and they enter your home and enjoy the intoxicating scent of the season.