If you love Himalayan sea salt and candles, why not combine the two and create homemade diffusers? They can help purify and cleanse the air in your home while leaving it smelling amazing. Plus, they look beautiful and make a great decorative piece for any home. You could even place them on outdoor patio tables to create a relaxing vibe at nighttime.

We’ll show you how to make several different sea salt candles so you can place them throughout your home.

Here’s how to make homemade himalayan sea salt candle diffusers

1. Lavender bergamot sea salt candle

Relax your mind with this fragrant diffuser.

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What you’ll need:

– 1/2 cup sea salt
– Red and blue food coloring
– Tea light candle
– Votive candle holder
– Lavender essential oil
– Bergamot essential oil
– Small spoon
– Small bowl
– Dried lavender


1. Grab a small bowl and measure about 1/2 cup Himalayan sea salt. Pour into bowl.
2. Squeeze a couple drops of both red and blue food coloring into the bowl.
3. Stir with a small spoon to coat the salt evenly.
4. Add about 7-10 drops of lavender oil and 5-7 drops of bergamot essential oil. Stir once again with the spoon.
5. Finally, add your dried lavender to the mix, stirring thoroughly.
6. Grab your votive holder and scoop about 3 tablespoons of salt into it.
7. Place the tea light candle inside and light it. Now, sit back and relax while the smell of lavender fills your home.

2. Mint lime candle

Invigorate your senses and sharpen your focus.

What you’ll need:

– 1/2 cup sea salt
– Tea light candle
– Votive candle holder
– Small spoon
– Small bowl
– Spice grinder or pestle
– Fresh mint leaves
– Mint essential oil
– Lime zest


1. First, grab your bowl and pour in a handful of sea salt. Add about 10 small mint leaves to the bowl.
2. Next, use a dropper to squeeze 10 drops of mint essential oil into the bowl.
3. Use a spice grinder or pestle to crush the mint leaves.
4. Now, add in the rest of the salt.
5. Put 5-7 drops of lime essential oil in the bowl, along with about a teaspoon of lime zest.
6. Mix it all up with a small spoon.
7. Place 3 tablespoons of salt into the candle holder, and put the tea light candle on top.
8. Light it and enjoy the invigorating, energizing aroma of the mint and lime.

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3. Rosemary lemongrass Himalayan pink sea salt candle

Indulge in a spa-like treat for your body and mind.

What you’ll need:

– 1/2 cup Himalayan pink sea salt
– Small bowl and spoon
– Lemongrass essential oil
Rosemary essential oil
– Dried rosemary
– Votive candle holder
– Tea light candle


1. Pour half a cup of the pink sea salt into your bowl. Add roughly two teaspoons of rosemary sprigs and 7-10 drops of lemongrass essential oil.
2. Next, use a dropper to squeeze approximately 7-10 drops of rosemary essential oil into the mixture.
3. Stir with a spoon to combine the ingredients.
4. Spoon 3-4 generous scoops into the candle holder and place the candle on top.
5. Light the candle and breathe in the woody, citrusy fragrance of the lemongrass and rosemary.

4. Lemon grapefruit orange sea salt candle

This aromatic treat will boost your mood.

What you’ll need:

– 1/2 cup sea salt
– Yellow food coloring
– Small bowl and spoon
Lemon essential oil
– Grapefruit essential oil
– Orange essential oil
– Lemon zest


1. For this citrusy candle, you’ll just need a few ingredients. Grab your bowl and once again pour in the sea salt.
2. Add a couple heaping drops of yellow food coloring to make this sea salt candle pop.
3. Stir with a small spoon to combine with the salt.
4. Next, add 2-3 drops of lemon essential oil.
5. Add 3-5 drops of grapefruit and 7-10 drops of orange essential oils into the mixture.
6. Combine thoroughly with the spoon.
7. Finally, add about 1 teaspoon of lemon zest and stir in with the spoon.
8. You know the drill: scoop about 3.5 spoonfuls of the sea salt into the candle holder.
9. Add the candle, light it, and allow the uplifting citrus scents to rejuvenate your soul.

We hope these homemade sea salt candles will add peace and beauty to your home. They don’t take long to put together, and it can help you relax after a stressful day. Wondering which candle diffuser you should make? We’ll go over all the benefits of the various fragrances below.

Benefits of aromatherapy

People have been using aromatherapy throughout the world for millennia to treat different ailments. Certain fragrances can aid in healing both the mind and body, another testament to the power of plant medicines. The effects depend on which plant you’re using for aromatherapy.

Here’s a few of the widely known benefits of each plant:

  • Lavender. Promotes calmness and relaxation, especially when used before bed. Can help ease your mind and reduce stress, anxiety and depression. Lavender may also alleviate headaches and mild body or menstrual cramps.
  • Bergamot. Is known to boost mood, reduce inflammation, and eliminate fatigue, anxiety and stress.
  • Mint. When mint is diffused, it can help boost cognitive function, reduce headaches and relieve nausea or stomach discomfort.
  • Lime. Lime is a very energizing scent, helping balance emotions, renew the mind, and promote well-being.
  • Rosemary. Rosemary is an energizing yet calming fragrance. It’s known to relax the mind and body while perking you up if you’re down.
  • Lemongrass. Lemongrass is a powerful anti-inflammatory, helping to reduce migraines and stomachaches. It can also ease stress and anxiety while improving cognitive performance.
  • Citrus: Lemon, orange, and grapefruit. We lumped these together because they have similar benefits. Citrus scents are known to invigorate and energize you, promoting a positive mood.

Final thoughts on how to make Himalayan sea salt candle diffusers

As you can see, these candles have many benefits and will add a touch of beauty to your home. After a long day, the smell of fragrant herbs can help relax you and ease your mind. If you don’t have a diffuser, you can easily make your own with these simple recipes. Use lavender if you want to wind down, and the others if you need a quick energy boost.