Well, well, well, what a year it has been. Let’s face it, our stress and anxiety levels have been higher than ever before.
Aromatherapy and the use of essential oils has a long-standing reputation to promote feelings of relaxation, calmness and relieve anxiousness.
Applied topically, diffused or even included a relaxing bath or shower, these 4 easy-to-make essential oil blends are the perfect addition to your self-care routine.
Lavender, Frankincense + Grapefruit
How much do I need?: 3 drops of Lavender + 2 drops of Frankincense + 2 drops of Grapefruit
What’s the #vibe: Arguably the most commonly known essential oil, Lavender is known for its nurturing and relaxing properties. Paired with the grounding power of Frankincense and the uplifting and mood-enhancing grapefruit, this blend works wonders for mental clarity, boosting spirits and restoring positivity.
Eucalyptus + Peppermint
How much do I need?: 3 drops of each
What’s the #vibe: Eucalyptus not only relieves mental exhaustion but does wonders for clearing and protecting. Paired with uplifting and invigorating peppermint oil, this blend is extremely therapeutic for the mind and body. Bonus points for being an effective sinus relief blend too!
Lavender + Clary Sage + Ylang-Ylang
How much do I need?: 3 drops of Lavender + 2 drops of Clary Sage + 2 drops of Ylang-Ylang
What’s the #vibe: This triple-threat is targeting our nervous system and works hard to comfort and calm. Paired with our hero lavender, clary sage and ylang-ylang are both popular choices for helping with anxiousness and irritation.
Lavender + Chamomile
How much do I need?: 4 drops of Lavender + 3 drops of Chamomile
What’s the #vibe: A dynamic duo is known to calm the storm, lavender and chamomile both are anti-inflammatory for the body and mind. This blend is perfect for an ultra-relaxing bath that relaxes your muscles and soothes angry skin.
Article by Owner of Do You Even Social, Rachel Medlock