Getting Ready for School to Start Back? Don’t Panic…
As Summer’s long, lazy days transition into Autumn, we may be getting children and supplies ready for school, shopping, and planning for events and gatherings. In the midst of what can feel like a hectic and stressful time (combined with the full moon), remember to take a few deep breaths and maybe breathe in some Peace and Calming Essential Oil to keep your spirit serene and anxiety-free.
This popular and soothing oil blend can also be used to calm anxious or agitated pets. You can diffuse a few drops in your home, spray pet beds, or even massage a drop or two into your temples to relieve headaches. Read on for the benefits of the various ingredients and a recipe to make your own if your supplier should happen to be out of it.
Peace & Calming Properties:
Tangerine’s benefits: antiseptic, antispasmodic, anti-aging, purifying, sedative, assisting digestion, and tonic (balancing). Uses include: anxiety, stress, and hypersensitivity of allergies, reduces general hyperactivity, depression, anger, impulsive responses, inflammation, Staphylococcus Aureus, sepsis, open wounds, stimulate generation of new cells, removing cellular waste, blood purifier, increases O2 carrying capacity of red blood cells. (source)
Orange’s benefits: antidepressant, antispasmodic (muscle spasms), sedative, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, tonic (balancing), anti-inflammatory. Uses include: spasms, coughing, convulsions, muscle cramps, diarrhea, chronic anxiety, anger, depression, infections, side effects of antibiotics, gas, ingestion of toxic substances, boosts immunity. (source)
Ylang Ylang’s benefits: antidepressant, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, hypotensive, nervine and sedative. Uses include: depression, anxiety, sadness, chronic stress, nervous breakdowns, acute depression or shock after an accident, sepsis, tetanus, disinfecting wounds, bacteria, virus and fungus. (source)
Patchouli’s benefits: antidepressant, antiseptic, astringent, deodorant, diuretic, fungicide, insecticide, sedative and tonic. Uses include: sadness, loss, disappointment, tension, anxiety, wound healing, loss of sex drive, fungal infections of respiratory system by inhaling, mosquitoes, ants, beg bugs, lice, fleas, flies and moths. (source)
German Camomile’s (or Roman Camomile’s) benefits: antispasmodic, antiseptic, antibiotic, antidepressant, antineuralgic, analgesic, sedative, nervine, digestive, tonic, antispasmodic, bactericidal, anti-inflammatory, anti-infectious, vermifuge. Uses include: annoyance, anger, irritation, sluggishness, poor digestion, stomach aches, intestinal worms, bacteria, fungi, lice, mites, detoxify the blood from toxins like uric acid, rheumatism, arthritis, high blood pressure and more. (source)
25 drops Tangerine Essential Oil
25 drops Orange Essential Oil
15 drops Ylang Ylang Essential Oil
10 drops Patchouli Essential Oil
4 drops German (Blue) Camomile Essential Oil or Roman Camomile (either can be used)
= 79 drops total
Find that Inner Peace and know that You’ve Got This!