We all have those days when stress, tension, or something we ate or drank just gets to us. These six essential oils are traditionally thought to help soothe and ease tension and nervous irritability. This blend is a must-have for your home first aid kit.
Lavender - May help calm stress and nervous tension, promote relaxation and restfulness.
Spearmint - Helps energize yet soothe stress and tension, invigorating.
Rosemary - Is reputed to help with hangovers and headaches related to stomach upsets.
Marjoram - Has a generally relaxing effect that helps relieve tension, comforting.
Basil - Helps energize and clear the mind, may inspire confidence, and increase mental alertness.
Vetiver - Very grounding, helps relieve stress and tension, deeply relaxing.
Ways to Use:
Aromatically: Use in a diffuser or put a few drops on a tissue or cotton ball. Add 18-20 drops per ounce of water in a spray bottle and spritz on an eye pillow. Take relief with you by adding a few drops to a blank inhaler to use on the go.
Topically: Add 18-20 drops per ounce of unscented lotions or creams, or dilute with a carrier oil and use as a massage oil. Add 8 drops in a 10ml roll-on bottle and fill with jojoba oil to dilute. Use on temples and back of the neck.
Ingredients: Pure essential oils of Lavandula vera (Lavender), Mentha spicata (Spearmint), Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary), Origanum majorana (Marjoram), Ocimum basilicum (Basil), Vetiveria zizanoides (Vetiver)