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8 Yoga Mat Spray Recipes Every Yogi Needs

Kate Connell
8 Yoga Mat Spray Recipes Every Yogi Needs

Mat mists are scents you spray on your yoga mat to set the mood for your practice.

You can create a wonderful mat mist with a few simple ingredients—a bottle, water, and an oil with an energetically aligned quality. And to help you get started on mat mist ideas, I’ve put together this shortlist of yoga mat spray recipes that you can pick and choose from to make a customizable mat mist for every occasion.

Note: Standard ratio is 4 ounces water for 36 drops of oil. When looking for quality essential oils, seek out a company that has solid practices and delivers reputable essential oils ,such as Aura Cacia.

1. Love Life

  • Tangerine
  • Wintergreen
  • Lemongrass

2. Clean Slate

  • Tea tree
  • Oregano
  • Marjoram

3. Balanced Yogi

  • Vanilla
  • Sandalwood
  • Vetiver

4. E is for Energy

  • Thyme
  • Lime
  • Sweet orange

5. Motivation Mist

  • Ginger
  • Spearmint

6. Mint Medley

  • Peppermint
  • Spearmint
  • Sweet orange

7. Hippie Potion

  • Sweet orange
  • Patchouli

8. Keep Calm + Mist On

  • Lavender
  • Peppermint

Mat mists rock for spraying your yoga mat pre-practice, but can also be a great way to seal your practice before your final relaxation. You can also use it to help you set the intention before you meditate, and also to assist in opening your chakras.

When you aren’t in yogi mode, use your mists around the house to pep yourself up at your desk, and to generally improve your mood.

Kate Connell
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