Do you sometimes feel foggy headed? You can’t focus, and thoughts seem like in a cloud? Maybe you’re overstressed and anxious.
Next time you feel the tension coming your way, try this citrusy blend recipe. Tangerine, orange, ylang-ylang, patchouli, and chamomile are calming essential oils that effectively ease stress. The aromatic scent will make you feel more energized and uplifted too. Find inner peace with this stress remedy blend today.
25 drops Tangerine Essential Oil
25 drops Orange Essential Oil
15 drops Ylang Ylang Essential Oil
10 drops Patchouli Essential Oil
4 drops German (Blue) Chamomile Essential Oil or Roman Chamomile (either can be used)
Mix all essential oils together in a dark glass bottle or an empty 5 ml bottle. This will be your Masterblend recipe.
With your master blend, make a roller bottle of the dilution you prefer (see below) by adding the proper amount of drops from the master blend to a 10 ml roller bottle. Top it off with a carrier oil of your choice. Apply to the desired area as needed.
To use in a 10ml roller bottle: 0.5% dilution: 1 drop 1% dilution: 2 drops 2% dilution: 4 drops
To use in a Diffuser: Use three to four drops of the master blend per 100ml in the diffuser.
Essential Oil Properties In This Recipe
Mandarin/Tangerine Essential Oil:
Aroma: Light, fruity, citrus, sweet and tangy.
Pairs Well With: Basil, black pepper, chamomile roman, cinnamon, clary sage, clove, frankincense, geranium, grapefruit, jasmine, juniper, lemon, myrrh, neroli, nutmeg, palmarosa, patchouli, petitgrain, rose, sandalwood and ylang ylang.
Properties: Antiseptic, antispasmodic, circulatory, cytophylactic, depurative, digestive, hepatic, nervous relaxant, sedative, stomachic and a tonic.
Orange Essential Oil:
Aroma: Sweet, fresh, tangy, sugary, and citrus.
Pairs Well With: Basil, bergamot, black pepper, cinnamon, clary sage, clove, coriander, eucalyptus, frankincense, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, jasmine, juniper, lavender, lemon, litsea cubeba, marjoram, myrrh, neroli, nutmeg, patchouli, petitgrain, rose, sandalwood, vetiver, and ylang ylang.
Properties: Anti-inflammatory, antidepressant, antispasmodic, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, carminative, diuretic, tonic, sedative and a cholagogue.
Ylang Ylang Essential Oil:
Aroma: Exotic, sweet smell, floral and rich.
Pairs Well With: Bergamot, chamomile, clary sage, clove, eucalyptus lemon, ginger, grapefruit, jasmine, lemon, litsea cubeba, mandarin, neroli, opopanax, orange, palmarosa, patchouli, peru balsam, petitgrain, rose, rosewood, sandalwood, tuberose and vetiver
Properties: Antidepressant, antiseborrhoeic, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, hypotensive, nervine and sedative.
Patchouli Essential Oil:
Aroma: Earthy, smoky, rich musky-sweet, strong spicy and herbaceous smell.
Pairs Well With: Bergamot, black pepper, cedarwood, chamomile, cinnamon, clary sage, clove, coriander, frankincense, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, jasmine, lavender, lemongrass, litsea cubeba, mandarin, myrrh, neroli, oakmoss, opopanax, orange, rose, sandalwood, and vetiver
Properties: Antidepressant, antiphlogistic, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, astringent, cicatrisant, cytophylactic, deodorant, diuretic, febrifuge, fungicide, insecticide, sedative, and tonic.
Chamomile Essential Oil:
Aroma: Roman – Fresh, rich, sweet and apple-like fragrance | German – Sweet, straw-like fragrance
Pairs Well With: Bergamot, eucalyptus, clary sage, lavender, geranium, grapefruit,, jasmine, neroli, oakmoss, palmarosa, tea tree, grapefruit, rose, lemon and ylang-ylang.
Properties: Anti-spasmodic, antiseptic, antibiotic, antidepressant, anti-neuralgic, antiphlogistic, carminative, cholagogue, cicatrisant, emenagogue, analgesic, febrifuge, hepatic, sedative, nervine, digestive, tonic, bactericidal, sudorific, stomachic, anti-inflammatory, anti-infectious, vermifuge, and vulnerary.