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If you love to DIY your day to day resources and practice yoga too, add our Top 3 Yoga Mat Spray recipes to your DIY list. The yoga mat spray serves many purposes such as a mat cleaning spray that disinfects, aromatic spritzer to calm or energize you and more. Most importantly, we believe spritzing your favourite aromatic essential oils spray over your yoga mat before practicing will enhance your yoga practice!

The home made sprays are made with all natural ingredients such as various essential oils, hydrosols, natural cleaning agents or alcohol. The selection of types of essential oils and other ingredients will depend on the main purpose of use of the yoga mat spray.

We have created 3 different recipes of yoga mat sprays with different essential oils and hydrosols for specific purpose and needs.

What you’ll need to begin with:

1 Spray Bottle (made of glass or PET plastic)

Distilled Water

& other Pure Essential Oils & Hydrosols

Zesty Citrus is a invigorating and energetic yoga mat spray that uplifts your senses. Most citrus essential oils are anti-bacterial which makes them ideal for cleaning purposes.

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Citrus essential oils are great for:

– Uplifting your senses

– Boosting immune system

– Antidepressant

-Antibacteria

– Purifying

– Cleansing

– Removing grease residues

– Promotes joy and harmony

Recipe for 3-5% dilution ratio:

– 60ml distilled water

Or

– 30ml alcohol & 30ml distilled water

– Lime (10 drops)

– Lemongrass (10 drops)

– Orange (10 drops)

– Cedarwood (5 drops)

Refreshing Mints essential oils spray brings clarity of mind and smoothing breathing. It energizes your senses allowing you to feel refreshed. In addition, it is antimicrobial which helps cleanse the areas that you spray on.

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Great for:

– Mental focus

– Creating awareness

– Clearing of sinus or blocked nostrils

– Natural energizer

– Bug repellent

– Relieves headache

– Air purifying

Recipe for 3-5% dilution ratio:

– 60ml distilled water

Or

– 30ml alcohol & 30ml distilled water

– Spearmint or Peppermint (12 drops)

– Rosemary (8 drops)

– Lavender (8 drops)

– Cedarwood (5 drops)

Relaxing Florals essential oils spray is a feminine and soft aromatic scent that instantly helps unwind and calm you down. It lets our guards down and soften all our emotions and thoughts. This is great for after office and night/evening yoga classes.

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Great for:

– Calming & soothing

– Soften emotions

– Stress relief

– Regulate heart beat rate

– Regulate blood pressure

– Antidepressant

– Sedative

– Regulate menstrual cycle

Recipe for 3-5% dilution ratio:

– 60ml distilled water

Or

– 30ml alcohol & 30ml distilled water
Or

– Rose hydrosol 60ml

– Lavender (12 drops)

– Ylang Ylang (3 drops)

– Orange (10 drops)

– Geranium (8 drops)

You can use your essential oils spray not only on your yoga mat. Depending on the ingredients used, it can also be use as a multi purpose spray cleaner. Also as a refreshing or relaxing linen spray or air freshener.

The 3 essential oils yoga mat spray recipes that are shared here are used in our Group Yoga with Essential Oils Classes. For more information, please click here.

If you are keen to learn about essential oils blending techniques or more about essential oils and yoga in depth, check out our various Yoga with Essential Oils Workshops here.