6 Essential Oil Blends for Good Health

6 Essential Oil Blends for Good Health

Essential Oils have a long history from over 5,000 years ago. Communities all over the world used them in rituals and ceremonies, for perfuming, and healthcare needs. These oils consist of aromatic compounds from the roots, flowers, leaves, stems, and seeds of plants.

You can use essential oils in numerous ways from topical, inhalation, in baths, compresses, and also internally (as guided by a licensed aromatherapist). When mixed well, they are safe for use on your kids, babies, and during pregnancy. They are a great addition to your self-care routine and are super easy to use.

Today we're sharing our top 6 favorite essential oil blends. They only take moments to prepare and carry lots of benefits for your physical and mental health.

1 Overwhelm buster

If you feel like life is drowning you, try this blend. It's effective at balancing moods, releasing stress and other tense emotions, and reducing irritability.

Yields: 10-milliliter roller-ball bottle

INGREDIENTS

2 tsp carrier oil

7 drops clary sage essential oil

10 drops lavender essential oil

4 drops wild orange essential oil

10 drops bergamot essential oil

DIRECTIONS

Add all the essential oils to the roller-ball bottle and top off the blend with your favorite carrier oil. Apply to your temples, wrists, mastoids, the back of your neck, and behind your ears.

2 Stress reliever

This stress spray is very easy to use whenever you feel overwhelmed. Wild orange and spikenard oil promote feelings of well-being, lavender aids in relaxation and reducing tension, and peppermint invigorates your senses, helping to release anxieties.

Yields: 2-ounce spray bottle

INGREDIENTS

10 drops wild orange essential oil

1 ½ ounces distilled water

4 drops peppermint essential oil

8 drops lavender essential oil

4 drops spikenard essential oil

DIRECTIONS

Add water to a spray bottle, then add the essential oils, shake, and spritz away. Spray this blend into the air, in your car, and onto your body to fight off stress.

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3 Energy-packed roller-ball blend

Roller-ball bottle blends are perfect for providing a burst of energy. The combination of eucalyptus and rosemary supports mental clarity. Also, peppermint and grapefruit keep you alert.

Yields: 10-milliliter roller-ball bottle

INGREDIENTS

5 drops peppermint essential oil

10 drops rosemary essential oil

5 drops grapefruit essential oil

10 drops eucalyptus essential oil

Carrier oil of choice

10-milliliter rollerball bottle

DIRECTIONS

Pour the essential oils into the roller-ball bottle and top off the blend with your preferred carrier oil. Apply to your wrists, temples, the back of the neck, and ears.

4 Pick-me-up roller-ball blend

On those days when you are feeling mentally and emotionally sluggish, reach for this blend. 

Yields: 10-milliliter roller-ball bottle

INGREDIENTS

8 drops rosemary essential oil

5 drops basil essential oil

7 drops bergamot essential oil

8 drops lime essential oil

3 ylang-ylang essential oil

2 teaspoons carrier oil of choice

10-milliliter roller-ball bottle

DIRECTIONS

Put the essential oils into the roller-ball bottle and add a carrier oil of your choice. Use on the back of your neck and ears, wrists, and temples.

5 For a restful sleep

Lavender and cedar-wood are a potent combination for a peaceful slumber. You could also use other oils such as bergamot, clary sage, vetiver, and roman chamomile.

Yield: 2-ounce spray bottle

INGREDIENTS

10 drops cedar-wood essential oil

10 drops lavender essential oil

2 ounces distilled water or witch hazel

2-ounce spray bottle

DIRECTIONS

Pour water or witch hazel into a spray bottle. Add the essential oils, shake, and spray on your comforters, pillows, and in the air before bed for a restful sleep.

6 A blend for your adrenal system

Geranium and rosemary reduce the feelings of stress and overwhelm, peppermint is invigorating, while clove provides antioxidants. This blend promotes a healthy adrenal system.

Yield: 10-milliliter roller-ball bottle

INGREDIENT

7 drops rosemary essential oil

2 drops peppermint essential oil

8 drops geranium essential oil

5 drops clove essential oil

2 teaspoons fractionated coconut oil or almond oil

10-milliliter roller-ball bottle

DIRECTIONS

Put the essential oils into a roller-ball bottle, and then fill up with your carrier oil of choice. Use the blend over your kidneys (located on the lower spine) every morning and evening.

With love,

​The Sole Toscana Beauty Team