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Sunshine in my Pocket

We’ve combined Lavender, Cedarwood and Grapefruit to create this week’s diffuser blend: Sunshine in my Pocket! While Grapefruit offers energy-lifting properties, the hints of Lavender and Cedarwood provide a calming and grounding property. So carry a little sunshine in your pocket wherever you go and keep the memory of summer alive!

Sunshine in my Pocket Diffuser Blend

Step 1

Mix 3 drops Lavender Bulgaria, 3 drops Cedarwood, and 3 drops Grapefruit. Diffuse or apply to personal aroma inhaler.

Step 2

Inhale the bright yet calming aroma to keep the memory of summer alive!


10 Secrets to Elevate Your Mood with the 'Sunshine in My Pocket Diffuser Blend

Everyone wishes for a pocketful of Sunshine on gloomy days. Imagine if you could diffuse that very essence in your living space. Enter the Sunshine in my Pocket Diffuser Blend, a vibrant concoction that evokes warmth and happiness.

Sunshine in my Pocket Diffuser Blend

What is it?

This compelling blend mixes carefully selected essential oils that give off an aroma reminiscent of a sunny day, filling your space with uplifting and energizing vibes.

History and Origins

The concept of blending essential oils has been introduced previously. Ancient civilizations have been blending oils for therapeutic and aromatic purposes. Our blend, however, is a modern twist, curated to replicate the joy of a pocket full of Sunshine.

Benefits of Using

This blend is not just about fragrance; it can:

  • Boost mood and alleviate feelings of sadness or depression.
  • Provide an energizing atmosphere conducive to productivity.
  • Improve air quality by reducing airborne bacteria.

How to Make the Blend

While the exact proprietary blend remains a secret, key ingredients include citrus oils, peppermint, and a hint of floral essence.

DIY Tips and Tricks

If you're a DIY enthusiast, start with a base of citrus oils like orange or lemon. Adjust the blend according to your preference, but always remember to dilute with a carrier oil if applying directly to the skin!

Choosing the Right Diffuser

Essential Oil Diffusers: An Overview

There's a myriad of diffusers available in the market, ranging from ultrasonic to evaporative ones. Your choice depends on your preference and the size of your space.

Ultrasonic vs. Evaporative Diffusers

While ultrasonic diffusers use water and vibrations, evaporative ones work by blowing air through a pad soaked in the oil. Both have their perks!

Ideal Settings for Optimal Diffusion

Setting your diffuser on for 30 minutes every 2 hours is ideal for a medium-sized room.

Safety and Precautions

Diffusing Safely at Home

Avoid diffusing continuously. Use intermittently to ensure you're manageable in your space.

Concerns for Pets and Children

Always keep essential oils and diffusers out of reach of children. Be cautious with pets, especially cats, as some oils can be toxic.

How Much and How Often to Diffuse

For optimal benefits, diffuse the Sunshine in My Pocket blend for 20-30 minutes at a stretch.

Complementary Blends & Oils

Enhancing the "Sunshine" Experience

Combine with a hint of lavender during evenings for a calming effect.

Top 5 Complementary Oils

  1. Lavender
  2. Eucalyptus
  3. Tea Tree
  4. Frankincense
  5. Bergamot

Creating a Day-to-Night Routine

Kickstart your morning with the Sunshine blend, and as dusk approaches, mix in a soothing scent for relaxation.

Storage and Shelf-Life

Preserving the Essence

Store your blend in a cool, dark place. Use tinted bottles to protect from sunlight.

Signs of Expired Blends

A change in aroma or clarity is often a tell-tale sign.

User Testimonials

Real Stories from Real People

  • "Ever since I started using the Sunshine blend, my home feels much more vibrant and positive!"
  • "This blend is a game-changer. My family loves it!"


How often should I diffuse the blend?

For optimal benefits, diffuse for 20-30 minutes intermittently.

Can I use this blend on my skin?

Always dilute with a carrier oil if applying topically.

Is it safe for pets?

Consult with a vet. Some oils may be toxic to pets, especially cats.

Can I mix it with other oils?

Absolutely! Lavender is a popular choice.

How long will one bottle last?

Depending on usage, typically a few months.

Where can I buy the Sunshine in my Pocket blend?

Rocky Mountain Oils Website: The official website of Rocky Mountain Oils is a reliable source for their products. You can visit their website, explore their range of essential oils, and place an order directly.


With the Sunshine in my Pocket Diffuser Blend, every day can be sunny, irrespective of the weather outside. Embrace the joy, positivity, and energy this blend brings.

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