Studies have shown essential oils can help relieve stress and anxiety. Have you found scents from natural essential oils helpful in balancing your emotions on stressful days? Choose 3 from our most popular oils below for your Essential Oil Stress Relief Kit and receive a case to carry them. Travel cases come in blue, orange, red, or green.
Essential Oils and Synergy Blends – Choose your favorite 3
Latin name: Citrus paradisi
Properties: Anti-depressant, antiseptic, diuretic, stimulant, uplifting
Inhalation: Use any time you are feeling anxious. Apply 1-2 drops to a tissues and use to inhale the aroma. Breathe deeply.
Latin name: Lavandula angustifolia
Properties: Analgesic, anti-depressant, antibacterial, sedative, deodorant, anti-inflammatory
Bath: Mix 4-8 drops of essential oil in 1 teaspoon of carrier oil, such as fractionated coconut oil. Fill the tub with warm water and immerse yourself. Add the essential oil mixture and swirl the water around you. Massage your skin and breathe in the aroma. Remain in the tub for 10-15 minutes.
Sleep Aid: Take 2 tissues and add 1 drop of Lavender to each; tuck 1 tissue in either side of your pillow case and breathe in the soothing, relaxing aroma all night
Ingredients: Lavender, Orange Sweet, Patchouli, Tangerine, Ylang Ylang Extra, Fractionated Coconut Oil
Properties: Promotes inner calm and tranquility
Anytime: Apply directly on your chest, torso, back of neck, shoulders, and bottom of feet. You can also apply a small amount in the palm of your hands; cup your hands over your nose and inhale the aroma.
Perfume: Roll on pulse points, such as inner wrists, behind knees and back of ankles.
Nerve Calming Blend
Ingredients: Bergamot FCF, Chamomile Roman, Lavender, Lemongrass, Marjoram Sweet, Petitgrain
Properties: Calming, uplifting
Body Lotion: Add 6-30 drops of essential oil in 1 ounce of fragrance-free, natural moisturizing lotion. Apply to your skin, especially after a shower or bath.
Perfume: Mix 10-20 drops of essential oil in 1 tablespoon of fractionated coconut oil. Apply to pulse points, such as inner wrists, behind knees, or backs of ankles.
Ingredients: Bergamot FCF, Cedarwood Atlas, Geranium, Mandarin Red, Sandalwood, Vetiver
Properties: Promotes emotional balance, optimism and resilience
Room Mist: Mix 30-60 drops of essential oil in 4 ounces of water in a mister bottle. Shake well before each use and avoid getting the mist into the eyes.
Massage: Mix 6-30 drops of essential oil in 1 ounce of carrier oil or fragrance-free, natural lotion.
Ingredients: Geranium, Lavender, Marjoram Sweet, Vetiver
Properties: Ease tension, promote emotional balance
Bath, Foot: Mix 1-3 drops of essential oil in 1/2 teaspoon of carrier oil, such as fractionated coconut oil. Set aside. Fill a tub (deep enough to cover your feet and ankles) with warm water. Add the essential oil mixture, stir well, and immerse your feet for 10-15 minutes. Breathe in the aroma and massage your feet.
After Shower: After showering, while your skin is still wet, put 1-3 drops of essential oil in the palm of one of your hands and rub your hands together. Quickly and evenly spread the essential oil over your legs, arms, and torso. Avoid sensitive-skin areas. For maximum skin hydration and to seal in moisture, apply cream, lotion or body oil directly to damp skin.
The Methods of Use are general guidelines. Individual sensitivities, desired results, and the characteristics of the essential oil(s) used must all be considered. Adjust methods and proportions accordingly.
For external use only. Always dilute before use. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid eyes and other sensitive areas. Keep away from direct flame – essential oils are flammable. If pregnant or nursing, consult a physician before using essential oils. Store at room temperature and avoid direct sunlight.
Aromatherapy: The use of natural, aromatic substances, known as essential oils, to enhance the well-being of body, mind, and spirit. (This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA. No information provided is intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.)