Useful applications of essential oils is nearly endless. If you’re looking to kick a bad habit like smoking this blend might be that little extra bit of encouragement you need. Please note that these are not cures but only serve as an aid. That means they can add emotional support during withdrawal and should be used in conjunction with other methods.
40 drops Black Pepper essential oil
20 drops Clary Sage essential oil
30 drops Grapefruit essential oil
10 drops Roman Chamomile essential oil
20 drops Sweet Marjoram essential oil
24 drops Coriander or 8 drops Oregano essential oil
- Diffuser – 3-5 drops of Masterblend per 100ml of water.
- Inhaler – 5-10 drops on the wick for children 6y+ and 10-15 drops on the wick for an adult.
- Topical – In a 10ml roller bottle, 0.5% dilution: 1 drop 1% dilution: 2 drops 2% dilution: 4 drops
Essential Oil Properties In This Recipe
Black Pepper Essential Oil:
Aroma: Dry, woody, strong and sharp spicy smelling oil and is faintly reminiscent of clove oil, yet more refined.
Pairs Well With: Cardamom, clary sage, clove, frankincense, geranium, lavender, juniper, marjoram, myrrh, orange, nutmeg, rosemary, sage, sandalwood, tea tree, vetiver and ylang ylang
Properties: Analgesic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antitoxic, aphrodisiac, diaphoretic, digestive, diuretic, febrifuge, laxative, rubefacient and tonic (especially of the spleen).
Clary Sage Essential Oil:
Aroma: Dry, musky, bittersweet floral, nutty fragrance, somewhat herbaceous.
Pairs Well With: Bay, bergamot, black pepper, cardamom, cedarwood, chamomile, coriander, cypress, frankincense, geranium, grapefruit, jasmine, juniper, lavender, lemon balm, lime, mandarin, patchouli, petitgrain, pine, rose, sandalwood and tea tree.
Properties: Antidepressant, anticonvulsive, antispasmodic, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, astringent, bactericidal, carminative, deodorant, digestive, emenagogue, euphoric, hypotensive, nervine, sedative, stomachic, and uterine.
Grapefruit Essential Oil:
Aroma: Sweet, tangy, citrus, and sharp refreshing smell.
Pairs Well With: Bergamot, black pepper, cardamom, clary sage, clove, cypress, eucalyptus, fennel, frankincense, geranium, ginger, juniper, lavender, lemon, mandarin, neroli, palmarosa, patchouli, peppermint, rosemary, thyme and ylang ylang.
Properties: Antidepressant, antiseptic, aperitif, diuretic, disinfectant, lymphatic stimulant, tonic and anti-infectious.
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.
Marjoram Essential Oil:
Aroma: Bright, sweet, balsamic, warm, slightly spicy smell.
Pairs Well With: Basil, bergamot, black pepper, cedarwood, chamomile, cypress, eucalyptus, eucalyptus lemon, fennel, juniper, lavender, lemon, orange, peppermint, pine, rosemary, tea tree and thyme.
Properties: Analgesic, anti-spasmodic, anaphrodisiac, antiseptic, antiviral, bactericidal, carminative, cephalic, cordial, diaphoretic, digestive, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, fungicidal, hypotensive, laxative, nervine, sedative, stomachic, vasodilator and vulnerary.
Coriander Essential Oil:
Aroma: Sweet, spicy, warm smell, woody, slight fruity top note.
Pairs Well With: Bergamot, black pepper, cardamom, cinnamon, clary sage, clove, cypress, frankincense, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, jasmine, lemon, neroli, nutmeg, orange, palmarosa, petitgrain, pine, ravensara, sandalwood, vetiver, and ylang ylang
Properties: Analgesic, aphrodisiac, anti-spasmodic, carminative, depurative, deodorant, digestive, fungicide, lipolytic, stimulant, and stomachic.
Oregano Essential Oil:
Aroma: Camphoraceous, spicy-herbaceous and warm.
Pairs Well With: Bay leaf, bergamot, camphor, cedarwood, chamomile, citronella, cypress, eucalyptus, lavender, lemon, litsea cubeba, oakmoss, orange, petitgrain, pine, spearmint, rosemary, tea tree and thyme.
Properties: Antiviral, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-parasitic, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, digestive, emenagogue, and an anti-allergenic. Inhibit viral, bacterial, fungal and parasitic infections. Strengthens the immune system, heals the damage done by oxidation, soothes inflammations, promotes digestion, opens up obstructed menstruation, and helps cure allergies.