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The Best Winter Essential Oils To Keep Me Warm


Winter is the time of year where it’s impossible to get out of the covers! Of course you can layer your clothes, drink warm beverages, and sit next to a warm fire. But did you know that you also use essential oils to keep you warm and feeling good throughout this season? 

Essential oils are a great way to boost your mood and make you feel warm, happy, and cozy inside -- no matter how cold it is outside. So, here are some of the best winter essential oils to get you through the season. If you're looking for holiday seasonal scents, check out our Christmas essential oil story here! 


Cedarwood essential oil features a warm earthy, woody smell with notes of sandalwood. Cedarwood essential oil can improve your mood and combat symptoms of stress and tension. Its cleansing and soothing properties can help support hair and skin that suffers during the dry cold season.


Frankincense essential oil has an earthy and spicy aroma with a long and unique history with winter. Thousands of years later, we still see the value thanks to its cleansing and soothing properties to help ease discomfort and nourish the skin and hair!


Eucalyptus essential oil features a soothing woody and camphorous aroma. It has soothing, cleansing, deodorizing, cooling, and energizing properties. This essential oil can help support easy breathing during the winter. It can also help relieve soreness and muscle aches that tense up with the cold weather. Finally, it helps you maintain a calm and serene state of mind so that you can simply relax in warmth and comfort. 


Peppermint essential oil features a cool, minty, and refreshing aroma that’s perfect for winter. The recognizable scents bring nostalgia, akin to some of your favorite holiday treats like candy canes, peppermint bark, etc. Besides this soothing and comforting smell, however, this oil can help relieve congestion, ease head and neck tension, and stimulate your mind to help you tackle the day despite the cold and dreary weather outside with its cooling, energizing scent. 

Tea Tree

Tea tree essential oil features a medicinal, earthy, and herbaceous aroma that has been used for thousands of years due to its healing and cleansing properties. Tea tree oil can help cleanse and nourish both your skin and hair -- making it a great oil to add to your existing beauty products like shampoo and facial moisturizers.

Sweet Orange

Sweet orange essential oil features a fresh, sweet, and citrusy aroma that will instantly brighten up your mood no matter how cold and dreary it is outside. It can help brighten your mood and help you feel warm, happy, and content, despite the gloomy weather outside. In addition, it can help soothe coughs while lifting your spirits, especially in the face of a lack of light, warmth, and overall stimulation. 

Immune Lift

WOW’s Immune Lift Essential Oil Blend can help boost your immune system to fight against viruses and bacteria, which live longer in the winter. This spicy-fruity blend of eight essential oils help you stay healthy and clear-headed, including basil, rosemary, lemon peel, sweet orange, frankincense, eucalyptus, clove leaf, and tea tree. These oils induce warmth, calm chills, and soothe your mind and body. 


WOW’s Purify Essential Oil Blend is much-needed this season to purify the air and surfaces for a truly deep clean, naturally! The aroma is made up of antiseptic, antibacterial, and antifungal essential oils such as juniper berry, mandarin, tea tree, rosemary, lemon, and thyme. 

Cold Soother

WOW’s Cold Soother Essential Oil Blend is the perfect blend to help relieve congestion and cool your airways. Even without getting sick, cold winter weather can cause sore throats and runny noses. This blend helps clear and soothe your nasal passages, chest, and throat thanks to decongesting and cooling essential oils like eucalyptus, wintergreen, peppermint, tea tree, basil, cinnamon, and myrrh. 

Breathe Easy

WOW’s Breathe Easy Essential Oil Blend can help temporarily relieve allergy, cold, and flu symptoms in record time! This essential oil blend is great for decongestion and sinus relief during cold winter weather. This blend features an amazing aroma with woody, citrusy, minty, and camphorous notes that are able to clear your breathing passages. It contains a tailored blend of seven essential oils, including tea tree, peppermint, frankincense, grapefruit, lemon peel, eucalyptus, and chamomile. 


As you can see, your winter isn’t complete with warming and refreshing essential oils to boost your physical and mental health. 

Just make sure to buy 100% pure essential oils from reputable companies like WOW Skin Science!



Akhila Jerripothula

Akhila is a Lead Copywriter with a passion for helping others become their best selves. She lives and breathes beauty by sharing must-have tips and tricks to achieving your self-care goals. Her fervor for skincare, haircare, and wellness is expressed through relatable rituals, quick-quitted words, and video content. Check Akhila out on WOW's blog, TikTok, and Facebook Live's for product features and guides to perfect your lifestyle.

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