Diffuser blends can help set the mood for your Valentine’s date night.
Did you know studies show a correlation between people with a great sense of smell and better intimate relations? That scientifically adds up to more orgasms for women.
In the pursuit of the perfect romantic scent, I started looking up aphrodisiac essential oils. My husband and I already enjoy diffuser blends vs. burning candles in our home. But I wanted to know which essential oil blends would be best for improving those intimate relations.
I use scents to create the mood for parties, family time, study sessions, and more. So, it shouldn’t be surprising that I recommend it to set the right mood for your Valentine’s date night at home.
Keep reading for our list of aphrodisiac essential oils and our top essential oil diffuser blends for Valentine’s day, or any romantic evening for two.
20 Aphrodisiac Essential Oils
Several essential oils have a history of being used as aphrodisiacs. These oils may help with desire, arousal, and pleasure.
Because they are a natural product, the Food and Drug Administration will never back these claims. But if people have been using them for hundreds of years, it can’t hurt to try.
The following is a list of aphrodisiac essential oils worth trying out:
Aphrodisiac Essential Oils That Have Benefits for Women
Aphrodisiac Essential Oils That Have Benefits for Men
- Myristica fragrans
- Satureja khuzestanica
- Lepidium meyenii
- Mondia whitei
- Eurycoma longifolia
- Fadogia agrestis
- Kaempferia parviflora
- Casimiroa edulis
More Essential Oils for Aphrodisiac
Essential Oil Diffuser Blends for Valentine’s Day
Diffuser blends can be combined ahead of time and store in dark glass dram bottles, or you can place the drops straight into your diffuser. I like having some vials of our favorite essential oil blends on hand to easily set the mood.
Sweetheart Diffuser Blend
You may find different essential oil blends under the name Sweetheart, but I like this one the best.
- 1 drop of Black Pepper essential oil
- 3 drops of Jasmine essential oil
- 4 drops of Sandalwood essential oil
Essential oil recipes with Sandalwood essential oil are known for uplifting properties that clear negative thoughts and create a calm, grounded mood.
Black Pepper essential oil has a sharp, spicy smell refreshes and energizes. This aphrodisiac essential oil makes great diffuser blends with many of the essential oils on our list but is also wonderful for massage oils.
Jasmine essential oil has a sweet floral smell that brings positive thoughts and feelings.
All of these oils are considered aphrodisiac essential oils, making this essential diffuser blend a triple threat.
Holiday Romance Diffuser Blend
When it comes to romance, the flower that most commonly appears is the rose. Roses give off a strong distinct smell that excites the senses.
- 2 drops Bergamot essential oil
- 2 drops Patchouli essential oil
- 3 drops Ylang ylang essential oil
- 5 drops Rose essential oil
Bergamot essential oil is known to uplift spirits, build confidence, relieve depression and anxiety. It’s a great mood builder.
Patchouli essential oil has a natural, woodsy aroma, that reduces tension, increases energy, and arouses desire while lessening inhibitions.
Ylang ylang is a great base note essential oil that mixes well in diffuser blends. Best of all, the aphrodisiac properties in Ylang Ylang essential oil help with impotence and desire.
And finally, Rose essential oil’s sensual scent not only uplifts spirits and desire but is also known to improve blood flow. That’s important for optimal sexual relations.
Be Mine Diffuser Blend
Once again, you may find different essential oil recipes under this same name, but this is the combination we have come to love.
Clary Sage essential oil is great for balancing hormones and uplifting your mood. In the end, this can result in improved libido.
I’ve said it about a hundred times, but every home should have Lavender essential oil on hand at all times. It can be used for numerous illnesses, but in diffuser blends, it can help relax and arouse.
Relaxation equals a better chance of orgasm for women, but Lavender can help men as well. One study showed that the combination of Lavender and pumpkin pie scent increased men’s arousal by 40 percent.
Wow, that’s one sexy scent combo.
Final Thoughts on Sexy Scents for Valentine’s Day
I hope these essential oil combinations help you set the mood for a romantic night. They are intended to be used in a diffuser but you could use them as essential oils for massage.
Check out some of the tips I have for using essential oils before trying them topically. Safety is always paramount when using essential oils on your skin or through ingestion.
Diffuser blends are the safest way for you and your partner to enjoy oils and still receive the natural aphrodisiac benefits.
For more Valentine’s Day tips I think you may enjoy my post on 5 Valentine’s Dinner Ideas for the Perfect Date Night at Home.