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Essential oil products

Essential oil products

Essential oil products: Are you thinking of developing your essential oils hobby into a career? Selling essential oil products is one way.

What products can you make from or with essential oils? Clever Business ideas with Essential oils. This post is highly informative and not a sales pitch. So Don’t worry I’m not selling you anything ?.


Products you can make from or with essential oils:
Air fresheners
All purpose cleaner
Bath bombs
Bath salts
Body oil
Body wash
Bug spray
Bum cream
Car air fresheners

Carrier oil bases or balms
Compression pad
Diffuser mixes
Diffuser ornaments
Dish washing bars or liquid

Dusting spray
Essential oil product info (detailed flash cards or printables)
Fabric softeners
Facial toner
Garbage disposal fizzers
Gift baskets filled with essential oil goodies.
Glass cleaner

These products as well:

Hair oils
Hair spray
Hand sanitizer
Insect repellant
Kitchen Wipes
Linen spray
Lip and body balms
Lip, body, foot scrubs
Lotion and body butter
Make up remover
Massage oils
Natural pain reliever
Oven cleaner

Perfumed roller bottles
Perfumes (sprays)
Polish: leather, wood, glass
Potpourri jars
Reed Diffusers and other Diffusers
Roll ons (deodorants)
Room sprays

Scented clay dough
Shampoo bars
Shaving cream
Soap bars
Stain removers
Teething gels
Tile cleaners
Toilet fizzing bombs
Vapor rub
Washing powder

Business ideas:
What business can you do with essential oils:
Candle making: learn how to make candles with SA candle making.
Sell Cleaning products: windows, tiles, wood, polishes, carpets, toilets, sinks, ovens, appliances etc.
Perfumery: roll on, perfumes, roller bottle scents, inhalers

Business ideas with essential oils

Hydrosol distributor
Homestead mentor: play dough, pine cone deco, scented deco, beauty and bath scented accessories.
Essential oil educator / resource / mentor
Essential oil equipment distributor/ maker

Businesses such as:

Massage therapy
Diffuser making with Scented jewelry or clay or Reed Diffusers.
Soap making: liquid detergents, soap bars for hair (conditioner and shampoo), laundry, dishes, facial.

Essential oil distributor: like doTERRA and young living.
You may also concentrate on creating products for a specific needs.

Age groups such as anti-aging, skin disorders, babies, teachers, women, men, laborers in construction.

What you need for essential oil business:
Start up costing. Will you need any workers?
What is the goal of your business?
Reliable essential oil source.
Websites and social media channels for your business.
Have a vision. Draft up a business proposal if possible. Educate yourself thoroughly. Patience with your business.


Space for creation like a workshop.
Know your dilution rates.
Understand your essential oils, purpose, botanical names, therapeutic properties.

Also know about storage, shelf life, warming and cooling oils and safety.
Determine your target ? market. Who will you market to?

Is there an interest for your product now and near future?

Blending by notes:
Top is the first light fresh smell you get when diffusing or blending essential oils. It evaporates quickly and lasts about 5 minutes.

Middle: aka the heart is the next smell you get during diffusion. lasts about 2 to 4 hours or so. It balances the smell.
Base: the last smell lasts about 24 hours to a few days.

Categories for essential oils when blending:
Citrus: orange, bergamot, lemon, lime, lemongrass, Grapefruit, Citronella, tangerine, mandarin, verbena.

Floral: rose, Roman Chamomile, geranium, Jasmine, lavender, neroli, rose geranium, violet, ylang Ylang.
Minty: Peppermint, spearmint, wintergreen.
Spicy: nutmeg, bay, Aniseed, cinnamon, black pepper, ginger, coriander, Clove, cardomom.

Woodsy: sandalwood, tea tree, cedarwood, pine, juniper, cypress, rosewood, myrtle.
Herbaceous: thyme, Angelica, Basil, carrot, celery, clary Sage, doll, fennel, marjoram, pepper, Rosemary.

Camphoraceous: eucalyptus, Tea tree, cajeput.
Resin: Camphor, myrrh, Fir needle, vanilla absolute, Frankincense.
Exotic / oriental: palmarosa, patchouli, vetiver.

What Blends go together:

woods blend with all, floral and exotic, Citrus and floral, herbal, minty and Citrus, woods and herbal. These blends go well together: spicy, floral and woods, resin and spicy, exotic and resin. Same family group blends.

Choose your methods of application (skin or smell).
Look into laws for your business.

Understanding essential oil terms.
The best carrier oils and their shelf life.
Other carriers for your essential oils.


consider the sponsors available to fund your business.
Time, funding, education and resources available to you.
Have a back up plan. Keep your hopes up, your circles good and never give up.

Marketing your essential oil products:
How will you market your business.
At home.
Flyers and banners.
Sell at markets such as Hillfox flea markets, China mall, stands in shopping malls. As well as Sunday markets, crafters markets, Fourways markets.
Permitted related functions.
Expos such as mosaiek expo

Word of mouth to family, coworkers and friends.
Social media:
On takealot
Facebook marketplace

Methods of delivering your essential oil products:

Ways to deliver your product.
Courier companies
Safe Collection points
Post office
Deliveries such as Uber

In conclusion: selling essential oil products can be one way to make an income. These are ways you can do this.

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