IQ (Kid’s Focus Roller Blend)

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Kids are naturally playful. They will always find a way to distract themselves from their study time. If your child is having trouble focusing, this blend can be useful to keep them calm and pay attention longer on a given task.

Recipe

2 drops of Vetiver Essential Oil
2 drops of Frankincense Essential Oil
1 drop of Cedarwood Essential Oil
1 drop of Sandalwood Essential Oil

Directions 

Add essential oils to a 10ml roller bottle. Fill the roller bottle carrier oil of choice. Shake well. Apply to child’s wrists, or on the back of their neck.

 


Essential Oil Properties In This Recipe

Vetiver Essential Oil:

Aroma: Earthy, sweet, heavy, woody, musty smell – much like the smell of a damp forest floor.

Pairs Well With: Bergamot, black pepper, cedarwood, clary sage, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, jasmine, lavender, lemon, lemongrass, litsea cubeba, mandarin, oakmoss, opopanax, orange, patchouli, rose, sandalwood and ylang ylang.

Properties: Anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, cicatrisant, nervine, sedative, tonic and a vulnerary compound.

Frankincense Essential Oil:

Aroma: Earthy, a slightly citrus-fruity/sweet, woody, spicy, haunting smell, a small hint camphoric, but very pleasant.

Pairs Well With: Citrus oils like bergamot, grapefruit, lime, lemon, neroli and wild orange. Piney and earthy scents such as cypress, myrrh palmarosa, pine, patchouli, sandalwood, and vetiver. Floral scents such as lavender, geranium, rose, ylang ylang, and clary sage. Spice scents such as black pepper, camphor, and cinnamon.

Properties: Antiseptic, astringent, carminative, cicatrizant, cytophylactic, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, sedative, tonic, uterine, and vulnerary.

Cedarwood Essential Oil:

Aroma: Soft, balsamic, rich dry overtones, woody and “pencil-like” smell and has a faint undertone of sandalwood.

Pairs Well With: Bergamot, chamomile, clary sage, cypress, eucalyptus, jasmine, juniper, lavender, neroli, palmarosa, petitgrain, rosemary, sandalwood, vetiver, and ylang ylang.

Properties: Anti-seborrhoeic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, tonic, astringent, diuretic, emenagogue, expectorant, insecticidal, sedative, and a fungicide.

Sandalwood Essential Oil:

Aroma: Alluring, exotic smell, subtle, floral, soft woody aroma with resinous, balsamic undertones that are empowering.

Pairs Well With: All citrus oils, bergamot, black pepper, geranium, frankincense, jasmine, lavender, myrrh, rose, vanilla, vetiver and ylang-ylang.

Properties: Antiphlogistic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, carminative, diuretic, emollient, expectorant, sedative and tonic.

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