Essential oils I bring camping with me every time!

Whether you’re into good ole’ fashioned tent camping or if fancy glamping is more your style, you’re going to want to be sure to equip yourself with the best of the best products to help you survive your days in the great outdoors! Luckily Young Living has you covered with the best products straight from the earth to help you easily manage your time spent enjoying it!  Let’s chat about the Essential oils I bring camping with me every time!

Let us help you pack your backpack for a camping adventure you’re sure to remember! Here’s all you’ll need:

Insect Repellent

“I just love being bit by bugs.” Said no one ever. Avoid those nasty little critters with a few simple applications of Young Living’s Insect Repellent to help you better enjoy all of those hours spent outside! It’s healthy for your skin and the bugs won’t dare come near you! 

Mineral Sun Screen

A sure-fire way to ruin any camping trip is with an awful sunburn! Protect yourself from those damaging rays with Young Living’s 50 SPF Mineral Sun Screen. And here’s a little pro tip for you: Lay your bottle in the sun for a few minutes to help soften it for a smooth application. 

Lavaderm Cooling Mist

And just in case you still manage to get too much sun, be sure to have a bottle of Lavaderm Cooling Mist on hand to help soothe your skin and prevent any dry skin that tends to follow a sunburn.  

Pillow Spray

While camping may be one of your favorite getaways, we all know there is no place like your own comfy bed. Falling asleep in a tent or a new place may be a bit difficult, so you’re going to want to have some homemade Pillow Spray on hand to help you drift off to sleep. We love using this recipe:

  • 2 Tablespoons Unscented Witch Hazel
  • 30 Drops Lavender EO
  • 20 Drops Stress Away EO

In a 4 oz. glass spray bottle. Fill the bottle with distilled water, shake, and enjoy a peaceful night’s rest. Even from the ground. Not into DIY? Simply stock up on Young Living’s Seedling Linen Spray and sleep like an actual baby. 

Thieves Wipes

Life is messy, especially when you’re camping. Be sure to have a few packs of Thieves Wipes on hand to clean up sticky s’more fingers, dirty knees, and any mess in between. 

Ningxia Red

Getting a full dose of your daily antioxidants can be tricky when you’re out and about adventuring, but packing Ningxia Red along for the trip makes it super easy. Grab a box of the individual 2oz. packets and have your daily superfruits at the tip of your fingers for a full day of energy!

Deep Relief

Sleeping on the ground and hauling all of your camping gear into the woods can be super tiring on your body. Be sure to carry along a Deep Relief roller for easy application on the go to help soothe those sore muscles, allowing you more time for adventuring! 


Ditch those stinky Citronella candles and bring along a bottle of Citronella EO. Drop a few drops on and around your tent to help keep any unwanted insects at bay! 

Itch Stick

And just in case those pesky bugs still manage to join you on your journey, be sure to carry an itch stick, helping to soothe and comfort any bites or stings. We love to use this simple recipe:

Over low heat, melt:

  • 1 teaspoon shea butter
  • 1 teaspoon beeswax
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil

Once melted and cooled, add in 10 drops each of:

  • Tea Tree 
  • Lavender 
  • Peppermint 

Pour into lip balm tubes, let cool, and carry with you for on-the-go soothing relief. 

If you have a camping trip ahead of you this summer, be sure to stock up on these camping essentials to help you get the most out of your adventure! We are certain you won’t want to be without these essentials, even if you’re not planning a camping adventure this season! 

Do you have any summer camping essentials you can’t live without? We’d love to hear about them! Be sure to tag us over on IG at @theoilerycollective when you’re packing your camping bag!

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