DIY Sinus Relief Essential Oil Candle

This DIY Sinus Relief Essential Oil Candle is perfect for the colder months out of the year. Not only does it smell great but it’s perfect to help with sinus issues and pressure as well. I know for a fact that when it comes to take care of my sinuses and caring for my personal health, I love being able to use a recipe that I made myself.

This means that I know exactly what I’m putting into my body to try and get some sinus relief. Because the last thing that any of us want is to have sinus issues and pressure when there’s something that we can easily do to get some relief.

If you’re tired of spending a ton of money at the store on essential oils and candles, why not take matters into your own hands and make your own DIY candle instead? This simple recipe will show you everything that you need to make your own essential oil candle at home.

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DIY Sinus Relief Essential Oil Candle

One thing that you’re going to love about this essential oil candle is that it’s really, really simple to make. As long as you have all your supplies gathered before you get started, you’ll have no issues making this easily candle recipe in a short amount of time.

Throughout the duration of this recipe, you’ll notice that my recipe calls for 45 drops of essential oils. And while that might seem like a lot, when you’re combining it with other ingredients, you need to have quite a few drops to make it smelled easily.

Why waste time on a candle that has no scent? Especially when the added essential oils might just be able to help you relieve some of the pesky sinus pressure?

Supplies needed for this DIY Sinus Relief Essential Oil Candle

  • Microwaveable glass measuring cup
  • Candle safe glass jar
  • Soy candle wax flakes
  • Blue color wax squares
  • Beeswax coated candle wick
  • String
  • Therapeutic grade Eucalyptus essential oil
  • Therapeutic grade Tea Tree essential oil
  • Therapeutic grade Peppermint essential oil

As you can see, there aren’t a ton of supplies needed for this candle recipe but be certain that you have them all!

Counting out the drops of essential oil will require some concentration on your part – or you can let the kids take over and do this part for you!

Pay close attention to the directions for adding in the wick. The last thing that you need is to have a wacky wick that doesn’t stand up straight and can’t be lit due to that.

Once you make this simple homemade candle recipe once, you’re going to want to make it over and over again. And why not? It’s a great way to relieve your sinus pressure and help you home smell awesome as well.

Don’t forget that this also makes for a super amazing gift, too. Giving someone a homemade gift is a wonderful way to show them such appreciation and love. This is especially true when you gift them with a candle that they might not know how to make themselves!

All you have to do is follow the simple directions below, create the candle, be patient while it sets up, put it in a cute package and you’ve created an awesome gift that is perfect for any time of the year!

DIY Sinus Relief Essential Oil Candle

DIY Sinus Relief Essential Oil Candle

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This candle is so simple and easy to make! You'll love the smell!


  • Microwaveable glass measuring cup
  • Candle safe glass jar (I used a square 3.4 inch jar from hobby lobby)
  • 2.5 Cups soy candle wax flakes
  • Blue color wax squares
  • 1-3” Beeswax coated candle wick
  • String
  • 15 Drops therapeutic grade Eucalyptus essential oil
  • 15 Drop therapeutic grade Tea Tree essential oil
  • 15 Drops therapeutic grade Peppermint essential oil


  1. Measure the soy wax out and add it to a microwaveable glass measuring cup.
  2. Add a blue wax square on top and microwave for 2 minutes, stirring every 20 seconds (keep an eye on the blue wax square, once you’ve reached the color blue you like, carefully remove the color square with a fork. Keep in mind that the blue color will harden at a much lighter color.
  3. Mix in the essential oils.
  4. Dip the bottom of the wick into the wax and carefully press it onto the bottom center of the jar.
  5. Carefully pour the blue wax into the jar. If the wick doesn’t stay in place, it’s a piece of string around the top and let the sides of the string hang over the jar while The candle is gardening.
  6. Leave at room temperature overnight, trim the wick, and enjoy that sinus relief scent.

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Monique B
Monique B

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