The Power of Essential Oil Synergy | 10 Bestselling Nila Blends

Essential oils are renowned for their unique therapeutic properties, with each oil offering a distinct set of benefits.

Something magical happens when individual essential oils are blended together. Essential oils can produce more powerful effects in a blend compared when they are used alone. This is because certain essential oils can work together synergistically, amplifying their individual strengths and creating a holistic effect. This synergy is transformative, resulting in a blend that is greater than the sum of its parts.

In this article, we will explore what makes Nila Singapore's essential oil blends stand out from others in the market, and how our signature essential oil blends are carefully crafted by hand to unlock the full potential of essential oils to enhance your overall wellbeing.

The Concept of Synergy

The root of the word 'synergy' comes from the Greek 'sunergos', meaning 'together' or 'with work'.

In aromatherapy, the terms 'synergy' and 'synergistic blends' refer to the harmonious combination of essential oils that come together to create a blend that is more powerful and effective than the individual oils on their own. This is because when certain essential oils are combined thoughtfully, they can enhance each other's therapeutic and aromatic properties, creating what is called synergy. The result is a blend with a unique aromatic profile and therapeutic benefits that go beyond what can be achieved when you use each individual essential oil on its own.

Blending is often described as both an art and a science. Not all essential oils will blend well together. A well-crafted synergistic blend takes into account the chemical constituents, aroma profiles and therapeutic properties of each oil to achieve a holistic and balanced result that will provide users with a more comprehensive and potent aromatic experience. At the same time, synergy blending also requires experimentation and a wealth of background and experience in aromatherapy, and this is where the artistic side comes into play.

Making an effective synergy blend is a precise process - It is not enough to know what essential oils go into each blend, but also the correct ratio. The amount of each essential oil in a blend has to be carefully adjusted for optimal effects and to maximise their value. Sometimes, even an extra drop of a certain essential oil can make all the difference in a synergy blend.

Abundance Blend

This is the perfect blend to use during Chinese New Year to usher in prosperity, wealth and positive energy for the new Dragon year!

A fresh, uplifting and grounding blend, Abundance's harmonious combination of citrusy and woody notes creates a vibrant atmosphere, symbolising the abundance of opportunities, prosperity and positivity that the new year brings.

Diffuse Abundance in your home to welcome the new year with open arms, bringing you a sense of balance, grounding and amplified life energy throughout the festivities and beyond. Embrace the spirit of abundance and let it infuse your surroundings with positivity and good fortune.

If you prefer, this blend is also available in a roll-on version, which is infused with Citrine gemstones. Citrine is the stone of abundance, wealth, prosperity, happiness, motivation and life force. Perfect to slip into your handbag, ensuring you usher in prosperity in abundance all day long while also doubling up as a natural perfume. A win-win situation!

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Anti-Flu Blend

This powerful antiviral and antibacterial blend of essential oils is ideal to use during the cold or flu season to support your immune system naturally. Nila's Anti-Flu Blend is a unique combination of pure essential oils that can be used when you are unwell to offer relief from symptoms of flu and promote respiratory circulation.

You can use this blend in steam inhalation to provide relief for congested sinuses and sore throats. Simply fill your sink with hot water, add a few drops of Anti-Flu blend, close your eyes and breathe in deeply. Do this twice a day to decongest your nose and lungs from mucus when you are sick.

It can also be used preventatively for its defensive action against germs and viruses. If someone in your house is sick, diffuse this to purify the air and support your immune system. You can also use it as a roll-on or aroma inhaler stick for more targeted and enhanced protection.

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Anti-Mosquito Blend

Worried about mosquitoes or other insects invading your home? Nila's Anti-Mosquito blend is for you. It keeps mosquitoes away, purifies and disinfects the air, and gives your home a fresh, spa-like scent at the same time!

Anti-Mosquito Blend is a natural and long lasting blend of gentle and insect repelling essential oils. It has added Methyl Anthranilate for added efficacy, which is a compound that is effective against mosquitoes’ host seeking ability.

While you are sure to enjoy the fresh, citrusy aroma that comes from diffusing this blend, mosquitoes and other bugs such as spiders and ants definitely do not!

The best way to use this blend is to add a few drops to our Unscented Reed Diffuser. The gentle diffusing will keep your home safe from mosquito invasions all day. You can also get a stronger scent by turning the reeds upside down every other day.

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Anti-Snoring Blend

You no longer need to be embarassed if you snore at night, or annoyed with your partner if they snore! This synergistic blend of premium essential oils is carefully crafted to support your respiratory system while you are sleeping and provide relief from snoring.

We recommend diffusing this in your bedroom before bed to promote clear airways and enhance the quality of your sleep. Alternatively, you can also put 1-2 drops on your pillowcase before you sleep.

If you prefer, this is also available as a roll-on, which is blended with organic Golden Jojoba oil to enable you to use it safely on your skin. Simply roll onto your pulse points such as temple and wrists before you go to bed to support your breathing and help you wake up feeling refreshed and ready for the day.

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Believe Blend

This is a cherished blend as it was the very first essential oil blend created by Adeline when she first founded Nila Singapore, and continues to be a firm favourite with our customers.

Believe is a delightfully uplifting and invigorating blend with a harmonious and refreshing scent, promoting a profound sense of calm and self-belief.

It is encouraged to diffuse this in your house or office to clear negative energy and inspire complete wellness for your body, mind and soul. For those seeking convenience, we love this scented reed diffuser in our hallway or entryway, as it helps us to leave our burdens for the day outside the house, cleansing and uplifting our mood as we enter the house which is our sanctuary.

Our Believe Aroma Mist is recommended for those who travel often, because you can bring it to hotel rooms and spray it on the linens and pillows to cleanse, uplift and clear any negative energy and create a wonderfully refreshing atmosphere to set the tone for a fun and relaxing holiday.

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Blessings Blend

This dynamic and synergistic blend is a warm yet gentle blend, designed to instill confidence, joy and happiness with every drop.

Every essential oil in this blend is carefully chosen for its unique therapeutic properties and aroma, ensuring a harmonious blend that work together to create a captivating and effective aromatic experience. Blessings blend is a constant affirmation of the positivity and abundance present in our lives. It evokes feelings of gratitude and reminds us to count our blessings each and every day.

This is the perfect blend to diffuse when we are practicing meditation or self care. Inhale its deep scent and allow its warming energy envelop our space, creating a sanctuary of wellbeing and inviting us to stay centred and positive as we reflect on the richness of this journey of life.

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Charge Up Blend

Feeling tired during the day or are you suffering from brain fog due to the lingering effects of long Covid? Nila's Charge Up blend is a stimulating and refreshing blend that helps increase your mental energy and cut through brain fog to focus your mind.

It has a fresh, minty and slightly floral aroma, useful when helping you stay alert when you are feeling tired or needing to focus.

More than that, this is also a blend that supports your respiratory system while healing and providing emotional wellness, leaving you with a more invigorated and present mind, body and soul.

You can diffuse this in your office or study room, or simply put a few drops on a tissue paper and inhale it as and when needed. This blend is safe to use for children above 5 years old, so you can also diffuse it in your child's study room to help them stay focused when studying. We recommend using this in the daytime only.

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Energise Blend

An energising and invigorating blend of essential oils to keep your energy levels supercharged while uplifting your mood at the same time.

This synergy blend has a beautiful citrusy and lightly floral aroma, with the essential oils working harmoniously to create a refreshing and invigorating atmosphere.

Beyond its mood-boosting benefits, Energise Blend also boasts powerful antibacterial and antiviral properties. When diffused, it serves as a natural air purifier, effectively removing airborne bacteria, germs and viruses and protecting your family. It is great to diffuse during cold and flu season as these essential oils work together to strengthen your immune system and support your health.

The blend also cleanses the air and removes any lingering odours for example from cooking, leaving your kitchen lightly and pleasantly scented. It's no wonder that this blend is so widely loved by our customers!

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Insomnia Blend

Our Insomnia blend is a best seller for a reason! It is a synergistic blend of calming and relaxing essential oils that come together to form a deep and grounding aroma with subtle floral notes.

Each essential oil in this blend has been carefully selected for their aromatic and therapeutic properties. This blend is designed to alleviate the strains of daily tension and stress, which can contribute to insomnia or restless sleep.

We love diffusing our Insomnia blend before bed. Put 1-2 drops in a diffuser, and leave it on a timer so that it switches off automatically at night. As you go to sleep, allow the scent to envelop your senses, unwind from the day’s stresses and embrace inner peace for a relaxing night.

You can also use our Insomnia roll-on, simply roll onto your pulse points such as wrists or temples before bedtime to get the maximum benefits of essential oils while also creating a serene and comforting atmosphere as you sleep.

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Tranquil Blend

Picture a peaceful green space in the heart of a bustling city—a moment of calm and serenity. That is the inspiration behind our signature Tranquil blend.

An exquisite blend of uplifting essential oils, designed to uplift moods, alleviate mental and physical fatigue, and soothe body tension and stiffness. As you inhale the aroma of our essential oils, indulge in a soothing and aromatic experience as you feel your mental stress, physical fatigue and body tension simply melt away.

Tranquil is one of our most popular ranges and we have developed it into a range of personal care products including shampoo, conditioner, body wash and body oil. Using it in this way transforms your shower routine into a luxurious self-care experience. As you wash away the day's stresses, indulge in the soothing scent and allow it to rejuvenate your mind, body and soul.

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What makes Nila's blends different from others?

  • Expert Formulation: All our blends are handcrafted by our founder, Certified Aromatherapist Adeline Lim. Adeline draws on her intricate knowledge of each individual essential oil and her wealth of experience as a Clinical Aromatherapist to craft well-balanced and effective synergy blends. Her training and expertise ensures that each essential oil blend is meticulously formulated as she takes into account the unique therapeutic properties and the scent of each essential oil, and what they blend well with. The resulting blends are synergistic combinations that not only deliver captivating aromas but also offer therapeutic benefits for a holistic and enriching sensory experience to support your wellbeing.
  • Consistency in Quality: Nila Singapore only uses premium essential oils, which have been independently tested at third-party laboratories to ensure the highest standard of quality and efficacy. Strict quality control measures means that you can trust that every bottle of our blend contains a consistent formula of pure and natural essential oils only, with no adulteration, providing a reliable and effective aromatherapy experience every time.
  • Convenience: With ready-made blends, you can enjoy the benefits of carefully curated essential oil blends without the time and monetary cost of creating and testing your own recipes.
  • Safety AssuranceEssential oils are powerful and concentrated. A deep understanding of each essential oil's safety profile, dilution ratios and potential interactions with other essential oils is crucial. Nila Singapore is a trusted Singaporean brand, and when diluted and used correctly, this minimises the risk of adverse reactions when using our blends.
  • Handcrafted for Specific Purposes: Each of our signature essential oil blends is designed for a specific purpose. This formulation takes any guesswork out of creating your own blends, providing you with a targeted and results-driven aromatherapy solution to support your mind, body and soul.


We hope this article has inspired you to explore the wonders of our signature blends and understand the synergy that makes each essential oil blend a masterpiece. Synergy is a powerful concept that not only allows us to personalise our aromatherapy experience, but also infuses our essential oil blends with an incredible transformative potential.

Click here to browse our entire collection of signature blends, expertly crafted to enhance your wellbeing and create moments of tranquility and joy.

If you enjoyed learning about the art and science behind our handcrafted essential oil blends, we warmly invite you to join our Aromatherapy Certification Course. As part of our course curriculum, you will learn more about each individual essential oil and their therapeutic properties, as well as the different methods of blending essential oils. This includes an in-person blending masterclass where you will be guided by your tutor to create your own synergistic blends. Rather than using formulas from online or trying to copy someone else's blends, we will guide and encourage you to unleash your creativity and experiment with creating your own blends that resonate with your preferences and individual needs, thereby enhancing your wellbeing in a way that is truly your own.

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