Reading Nook: A Peaceful and Calming Diffuser Blend

Mmmmm… it smells like a bookstore here!

There’s something about the smell of a bookstore that just feels SO peaceful and calming. Maybe it’s the way all of the books create a sense of quietude, or maybe it’s just because books smell so good! Whatever the reason, there’s no denying that the smell of a bookstore is soothing and relaxing.

If you’re looking to create a similar atmosphere in your own home, try diffusing this Reading Nook Diffuser Blend is a great place to start. This blend includes some of the most grounding and centering oils out there. With just a few drops, your whole house will smell like a bookstore in no time. And, who knows? Maybe diffusing some peaceful and calming oils will help you finally get around to reading that book you’ve been meaning to start for months!

What I Love About This Reading Nook Diffuser Blend

Reading can be pretty relaxing all on its own. So when our aromatherapists created this Reading Nook Diffuser Blend, I knew I had to give it a try. Turns out, it was the best decision ever!

Not only does this blend help me feel calm and at peace, but it also helps me focus on what I’m reading. It’s like having my very own personal assistant to keep me focused and in the moment.

What’s in This Diffuser Blend Recipe?

Peppermint Essential Oil

Peppermint Essential Oil is a delightful oil that has a fresh, minty scent that will perk you right up. A few drops to your diffuser will stimulate you and can even help improve mental alertness.

Liquid Luck Essential Oil Blend

If you’re looking for a bit of liquid luck, Liquid Luck Essential Oil Blend is for you! Not only is it relaxing and uplifting, but it’s also full of natural goodness that can help you feel your best. 

Blood Orange Essential Oil

Blood Orange Essential Oil is a refreshing oil that has a sweet, citrusy scent that is perfect for promoting relaxation. Simply add a few drops to your diffuser while reading or taking a break, and let the comforting, citrus scent work its magic.

Fir Needle Essential Oil

Fir Needle Essential Oil is the perfect tool to center yourself and soothe your emotions. This oil is best used when reading, as it helps you focus. Not to mention, it smells amazing! Just add a few drops of this oil to your diffuser and you will be transported to a peaceful forest grove!

Things to Remember When Using This Blend

Always dilute an essential oil when using it on the skin. This essential oil recipe is unlikely to cause skin irritation when diluted properly. If the oil has been oxidized (left with the cap off for long periods of time) it is more likely to cause skin irritation. Check out this dilution chart for diluting this essential oil properly. 

Some essential oil recipes are not generally safe to use if you are pregnant. Consult your doctor prior to use.

This essential oil recipe is safe to use with kids aged 10+.

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We don’t recommend ingesting essential oils unless under the direction of a doctor certified in aromatherapy. For more information on why we don’t ingest essential oils check out this blog post

*Please note: This post is a compilation of suggestions made by those that have extensively used essential oils and has not been verified scientifically with clinical tests nor reviewed by medical experts. It is anecdotal information and should be treated as such. For serious medical concerns, please consult your doctor. The statements given in this blog post have not been verified by the FDA

Reading Nook Diffuser Blend Recipe

Reading Nook Diffuser Blend


  • 1 drop Peppermint Essential Oil

  • 1 drop Liquid Luck Essential Oil Blend

  • 3 drops Blood Orange Essential Oil

  • 1 drop Fir Needle Essential Oil


  • Add essential oils to a diffuser following your diffuser’s instructions and diffuse in an open room.
  • To make a master blend of this recipe, take a 5 mL bottle from your Big Bonus Box and add 16 drops of Peppermint, 16 drops of Liquid Luck, 16 drops of Fir Needle, and 50 drops of Blood Orange Essential Oil.

Take a Break!

The next time you’re feeling a little overwhelmed or stressed, try diffusing some Reading Nook Diffuser Blend. It’s all-natural, smells great, and can help you feel calm and peaceful. What do you think? Will you be trying out this blend for relaxation? We’d love to hear about your experience on social media with @fromsimplyearth and in the comments below!

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