A bout of anxiety can stop you in your tracks. If you’re feeling tense and need a moment to let things just melt away give this recipe a shot. Inhale directly from the bottle, massage or diffuse essential oil blend to help calm the mind. This recipe has soothing effects on both the mind and body. If anxiety is keeping you up at night you can also use this recipe to help get to sleep.
6 drops Bergamot Essential Oil
6 drops Clary Sage Essential Oil
3 drops Frankincense Essential Oil
10 ml Fractionated coconut oil
- Diffuser – 3-5 drops of Masterblend per 100ml of water.
- Inhaler – 5-10 drops on the wick for children 2+ and 10-15 drops on the wick for an adult.
- Topical – 10ml fractionated coconut oil in a roller bottle add 2 drops for 1% dilution.
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.
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.
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.