plant essential oil

If you wish to make plant essential oils for your indoor fragrance, you can grow plants in your garden that can be used in essential oils. In a greenhouse, you can grow your favorite plants throughout the year. Many greenhouse plants can be included in your list. In this blog, you will learn which greenhouse plants can be used to make plant essential oils.

What greenhouse plants can be used in essential oils?

1. Jasmine

Jasmine comes with an attractive fragrance and is often used as an indoor potted plant or for making essential oils.

Jasmine Flowers in Bloom

(Jasmine Flowers in Bloom)

The benefits of jasmine essential oil include pain relief, improved mood, better sleep, skin health, antioxidants, and more.

2. Chamomile

Chamomile is an herb that has a beautiful appearance and is often used to beautify gardens. Some of the potential benefits of chamomile include being anti-inflammatory, relieving pain, relieving stress, boosting the immune system, protecting the skin, aiding digestion, and more.



It is important to note that while chamomile is generally considered safe, in some cases it can cause allergic reactions.

3. Rosemary

Rosemary is known to be an herb that can be used to make medicines or used in cooking. Rosemary is often grown in greenhouses, on balconies, or indoors.



Rosemary's benefits include improving the digestive and respiratory systems, eliminating inflammation, protecting the skin from damage, boosting the immune system, and reducing mental fatigue.

4. Peppermint

Peppermint has many uses and is easy to grow. All you need is a pot and you can get a lot of peppermint. The smell of mint is refreshing and can be uplifting.



In addition to relieving fatigue, mint's benefits include relieving headaches, boosting the digestive and respiratory systems, and soothing the skin.

4. Tea Tree

You can easily grow tea trees in a greenhouse. Tea tree essential oil is loved by many users. In most cases, tea tree essential oil is safe, but some people still experience allergic reactions when exposed to tea tree essential oil. Also, tea tree essential oil may interact with certain medications.

tea tree

(tea tree)

Potential benefits of tea tree essential oil include cleansing, anti-inflammatory and anti-itching, improving the respiratory system, reducing oral bacteria, and repelling pests.

5. Bergamot

Bergamot is a citrus fruit. Gardeners can extract valuable essential oils from bergamot. Bergamot essential oil has a refreshing lemon scent. Bergamot helps to uplift the spirit and relieve stress.

Bergamot fruit(Bergamot fruit)

Bergamot is often used as a top note in perfumes because of its fresh scent. Consumption of bergamot also helps to lower cholesterol. Bergamot drinks are the most popular refreshing beverages.

6. lemon

Many gardeners like to grow lemons in their greenhouses. Lemon is a popular fruit. You can use it to make tea or essential oils. The strong scent of lemon repels pests.



The lemon essential oil can uplift your spirits and relieve fatigue. In addition, this essential oil is commonly used to make cleaning products and skin care products.

Gardening tips on these greenhouse plants

Grow Bergamot in the Greenhouse

By growing bergamot in a greenhouse, you can enjoy the fragrant fruit all year round. Bergamot prefers warm and humid climatic conditions. You need to maintain a steady temperature and humidity in your greenhouse throughout the year. The ideal temperature for bergamot is between 16 and 29°C with humidity around 50-70%.

Bergamot prefers well-drained soil rich in organic matter. The soil pH should ideally be between 5.5 and 6.5.

Bergamot is susceptible to pests and diseases, so you will need to check it regularly. If you find signs of pests and diseases, you can use neem oil or insecticidal soap to control them.

Grow mint in the Greenhouse

Mint is an easy herb to grow. You can grow it indoors, on your balcony, or in a greenhouse. Growing mint in a greenhouse allows you to enjoy mint leaves all year round.

You need to provide ample light for mint. Mint needs at least 6 hours of sunlight per day. During the winter months, if you move your mint indoors to grow it, indoor greenhouses and grow tents are great places to take care of your mint.

Mint grows best at temperatures between 15-21°C. Well-drained soil is suitable for growing mint, and you'll need to keep the soil constantly moist without standing water

You will need to prune your mint regularly or it may become an invasive plant.

Grow the tea tree in the Greenhouse

Tea trees cannot tolerate cold temperatures. If you wish to harvest tea throughout the year, it is best to cultivate tea trees in a greenhouse. Tea trees are suited to climates between 15 and 32°C. Greenhouses create a favorable growing environment for tea trees.

Ensure the greenhouse is well-ventilated, as tea trees cannot grow without constant air circulation.

Mix the soil with sand. Tea trees are suited to growing in sandy soil, which is well-drained and moist but not soggy.

Add compost to the soil near the tea tree. Vegetable scraps, eggshells, and other organic matter can be used as compost. These substances can provide nutrients to the soil.

Grow jasmine in the greenhouse

Jasmine flowers are small and uniquely fragrant. This plant usually produces white, yellow, red, and pink flowers.

During the winter months, tender plants like jasmine are easily destroyed by harsh weather. Greenhouses provide the best environment for growing jasmine.

Jasmine prefers well-drained, sandy soil. During the winter, mulch can be spread over the roots of the plant to keep it warm.

Jasmine prefers cooler climates and usually grows healthily at 15 to 25 degrees Celsius. Water your jasmine once a week. During the summer months, you should increase the frequency of watering.

Grow orange in the greenhouse

Orange is a citrus variety. Standard and dwarf orange trees like full sun. You need to make sure that the orange tree receives at least six hours of sunlight per day.

In a greenhouse, keep the temperature between 16 and 32 degrees Celsius. Orange trees like moist growing conditions, so if your area is dry all year round, you will need to set up a humidifier or greenhouse misting system in your greenhouse. Fertile and well-drained soil is ideal for orange trees. Soil with a pH between 6.0 and 7.0 is best for growing orange trees.

Grow lavender in the greenhouse

Lavender is popular for its beautiful flowers. Lavender is often used to make essential oils, perfumes, or scented capsules. Lavender is suitable for growing indoors, such as in a greenhouse.

Lavender needs as much light as possible, at least three to four hours of light. In a greenhouse, good air circulation is important for lavender. The ideal indoor temperature should be 54 degrees Fahrenheit at night and 70 degrees Fahrenheit during the day.

In the spring, if you want to move your lavender outside, keep an eye on the soil moisture. Don't let the soil dry out, but don't overwater it either. You're better off watering frequently and in small amounts.

Greenhouse tips

20' x 10' x 6.6' Upgraded Large Walk-in Greenhouse

This 20x10 greenhouse is an upgraded backyard greenhouse. You can use it to grow plants all year round.

Sturdy Frame. Extra 4 sets of top hoops have been added to the greenhouse structure. The top of the greenhouse is reinforced with oxford fabric.

20x10 Large Walk-in Greenhouse

(20x10 Large Walk-in Greenhouse)

Multiple vents. Four vents on each side of the greenhouse for cross ventilation. Velcro on each vent window prevents heat loss.

56"x29"x77" Indoor Greenhouse

In winter, you may need to grow plants indoors. This mini greenhouse is suitable for both outdoor and indoor use.

56x29x77 Indoor Greenhouse

(56x29x77 Indoor Greenhouse)

You can easily set up this mini greenhouse anywhere indoors. The creative combination of a PE greenhouse door and an indoor greenhouse mesh screen door makes it easy to use.


Grow plants in your greenhouse and then use them for essential oils. Greenhouses provide year-round protection for your plants. Enjoy making your essential oils!