One of the most effective ways to be more in control of your emotions is by practicing mindfulness. When you are aware, you can handle every stressful situation better. Essential oils can also help affect your mind and emotions. Smelling their aromas can bring positive benefits to your mood. If you need a little uplifting, welcome only positive thoughts, live in the present and inhale this blend to give your mood a boost whenever you need it.
2 drops Bergamot essential oil
2 drops Orange essential oil
2 drops Lemon essential oil
3 drops Grapefruit essential oil
Add drops in a 100 ml diffuser and enjoy the aroma.
Safe for babies and pregnant/nursing women.
Essential Oil Properties In This Recipe
Bergamot Essential Oil:
Aroma: Fresh, spicy, floral, citrus, yet fruity and sweet, and is reminiscent of neroli as well as lavender oil.
Pairs Well With: Chamomile, citrus oils, coriander, cypress, geranium, helichrysum, jasmine, juniper, lavender, lemon balm, neroli, nutmeg, rose, sandalwood, vetiver, violet and ylang ylang
Properties: Analgesic, antidepressant, antiseptic, antibiotic, anti-spasmodic, stomachic, calmative, cicatrisant, deodorant, digestive, febrifuge, vermifuge and vulnerary.
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.
Lemon Essential Oil:
Aroma: Sharp, fresh smell, clean, sugary citrus and slightly sour.
Pairs Well With: Benzoin, chamomile, cistus, elemi, eucalyptus, fennel, frankincense, geranium, juniper, lavender, neroli, oakmoss, rose, sandalwood and ylang ylang.
Properties: Anti-anemic, antimicrobial, anti-rheumatic, anti-sclerotic, antiseptic, bactericidal, carminative, cicatrisant, depurative, diaphoretic, diuretic, febrifuge, haemostatic, hypotensive, insecticidal, rubefacient, tonic and vermifuge.
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.