189: Citrus Oils for Everyday Life

189: Citrus Oils for Everyday Life

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Every essential oil user should have a working knowledge of oils in the citrus family. Today we learn about what makes these oils unique and discuss our favorite ways to cook, clean, and  secretly uplift the moods of everyone in our household with them! Lindsey Dietz, creator of All The Nourishing Things, loves sharing how nourishing and uncomplicated Real Food and holistic living can be. With simple, beautiful recipes and practical tips for incorporating nutrient-dense foods, natural remedies, and essential oils into our busy lives, Lindsey has been helping families eat their veggies and learn about holistic living for almost 10 years! 

Join us as we dive into the topic of citrus oils and discover how useful, versatile, cost-effective, delicious and uplifting they are!  

In this Episode You’ll Discover:

  • Citrus oils intro (4:00) 

  • Safety and how citrus oils differ from herbal or floral oils (6:50) 

  • Everyday uses of citrus oils (17:25) 

  • Oils that blend well with citrus oils (25:15) 

  • Cooking with essential oils (28:30)

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Recipes Mentioned in this Episode: 

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Midday Pick Me Up

DIY dugout: Capri Loegering


In a diffuser, add the following: 

  • 2 drops of bergamot 

  • 2 drops of lemongrass 

  • 2 drops of kunzea 

    Diffuse and enjoy!  

All Purpose Cleaner: 

  • 1/4 cup Castile soap 

  • 2 cups water 

  • 25 drops citrus oil of choice 

Mix and store in a glass spray bottle 



Wood Polish 

  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 

  • 10 drops lemon essential oil 

Store in a glass jar and use on wood furniture with a rag 


Fall Diffuser Blend 

  • 3 drops clove essential oil 

  • 3 drops cinnamon essential oil 

  • 3 drops orange essential oil 


LLP Diffuser Blend 

  • 3 drops lemon essential oil 

  • 3 drops lavender essential oil 

  • 3 drops peppermint essential oil 


Breathe Easy Diffuser Blend 

  • 4 drops eucalyptus essential oil 

  • 4 drops lemon or lime essential oil 


Aphrodisiac Diffuser Blend 

  • 3 drops ylang ylang essential oil 

  • 3 drops patchouli essential oil 

  • 3 drops bergamot essential oil 



  • Mashed avocados 

  • Garlic 

  • Salt 

  • Cilantro 

  • Cumin 

  • Chipotle powder 

  • Diced onion 

  • Lime essential oil 


The Essential Oil Revolution Podcast features many Young Living Essential Oil Independent Distributors but is a completely separate entity from the company. Any information on the show in no way reflects the words or advice of Young Living Essential Oils. The information given on the show is meant for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, cure, or treat anyone.

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