8 Essential Oils to Improve Your Mood

Lavender

  • Widely used for its calming and relaxing qualities.
  • Helps to ease feelings of tension.*
  • Add a few drops of Lavender to pillows, bedding, or bottoms of feet for a restful night’s sleep.
  • Add to bath water to soak away stress or apply to the temples and the back of the neck.
  • Take internally to reduce anxious feelings.*
  • Take internally for a peaceful sleep.*

Orange

  • Place one drop of Orange, Peppermint, and Frankincense in your hand. Rub hands together and inhale deeply for an energizing aroma.
  • Before a stress filled day, diffuse for an energizing and revitalizing aroma.

Frankincense

  • Diffuse to balance mood and promote calm.
  • Apply to the bottom of your feet to promote feelings of relaxation and to balance mood.
  • Add to pulse points to enjoy throughout the day

Peppermint

  • Rub on temples after you wake up for a morning energy boost.
  • Diffuse when feeling fatigued or low on energy.
  • Apply topically to relieve feelings of tension.

Bergamot

  • Calming and soothing aroma.
  • Frequently used in massage therapy for its calming benefits.
  • Diffuse in the classroom, at work, or at home when stress levels or tension is high.
  • Apply to the skin while showering and inhale deeply to experience its calming aroma while enjoying its purifying skin benefits.
  • Change regular tea to Earl Grey with the addition of Bergamot.
  • Apply to the feet before bedtime for a sense of calm and harmony.

Ylang Ylang

  • Apply Ylang Ylang to the back of the neck for a calming, uplifting effect.
  • Blend several drops of Ylang Ylang with carrier oil and massage into back and shoulders to help reduce the effects of daily stress.
  • Diffuse to lift your mood while experiencing a calming effect.
  • Promotes a positive outlook.

Vetiver

  • After a difficult school day, apply to your child’s neck and feet to promote feelings of calm.
  • Is rich in sesquiterpenes, which gives it a grounding effect.
  • Calming, grounding effect on emotions.
  • After a hard day’s work, apply as part of a soothing, aromatic massage.

Sandalwood

  • Diffuse in your bedroom after a long, stressful day or before meditation.
  • Diffuse or apply to the neck and shoulders at bedtime for a restful night’s sleep.
  • Add one to two drops in a hot bath to promote relaxation and reduce stress.
  • Enhances mood.
  • Frequently used in meditation for its grounding and uplifting properties.
  • Inhale Sandalwood directly from palms or diffuse to lessen tension and balance emotions.

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* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent disease.

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