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10 Essential Oil Blends To Make You Feel More Zen

10 Essential Oil Blends To Make You Feel More Zen

Essential oils are a great tool when it comes to managing stress and feeling more zen. When choosing an essential oil blend, it is important to figure out what you need the oils to do exactly. Using the list below, pinpoint what is preventing you from being calm and zen. Are you nervous about a test, feeling down because of the cloudy weather or upset about something that happened during the day? There are oils that can definitely help with that! Once you’ve decided what you need to help with, grab your oils, a defuser or roller bottle and get ready to blend and feel zen!

10 Essential Oil Blends To Make You Feel More Zen

Oil Uses:

Lavender: calming, balancing, sedative, promotes well being

Chamomile: calms nerves, relaxing, soothes emotions, eases frustrations

Orange: uplifting to mind and body, calming, fosters creativity, supports positive mood

Bergamont: refreshing, uplifting, helps with anxiety, depression, stress and tension

Frankincense: eases irritability, balances emotions, creates inner peace

Cedarwood: soothes nervous tension, calming, sedative, relaxing

Ylang Ylang: calming, relaxing, sedative, calms anger

Vetiver: calming, grounding, balancing, helps with stress and anxiety

Sandalwood: relaxing, grounding, balancing, quiets thoughts

Clary Sage: helps emotional stress, soothing, warming, feeling of self-confidence

10 Essential Oil Blends To Make You Feel More Zen

Oil Tips:

You have options when it comes to using oils to help you feel zen. First, you can start by simply diffusing the oils or blends. Second, you can mix the oils with a carrier oil such as coconut oil and apply it to pressure points. Finally, you can apply the oils to the palm of your hands and cup around your nose forming a tent and taking a deep breath. Whichever way you choose to use the oils, remember to breathe deeply to help with calming you down.

10 Essential Oil Blends To Make You Feel More Zen

Finally, remember that all the oils listed above can be used by themselves and that you are able to make your own combinations. Since they are all calming oils, you can mix any of the oils together as long as you like the smell. Just make sure that if you are applying the oil to your wrists, head or behind your ears to use a carrier oil to prevent irritation. If you are applying it to your palms to breathe in, you can skip the carrier oil! Check out the blends below and find out which one works best for you!

Uplift The Mood Blend:

8 Drops Orange Oil

4 Drops Lavender Oil

2 Drops Sandalwood Oil

1 Drop Ylang Ylang Oil

If you are feeling down or overwhelmed, this blend will help you feel uplifted and overall calm. This blend works great if you are getting ready to study or take a test. The sandalwood and ylang ylang are grounding so it will help you stay in the moment, the orang is uplifting and of course, the lavender is calming.  It will make you feel ready to take on your day and feel calm enough to do it well!

10 Essential Oil Blends To Make You Feel More Zen

Blissful Mood Blend:

2 Drops Lavender Oil

2 Drops Vetiver Oil

4 Drops Orange Oil

If you are wanting to feel happier as well as calm, this blend is great. The lavender is calming and orange and vetiver life your spirit. Again, since this blend contains orange, it is uplifting so it is a great blend for during the day, as you are working or studying.

10 Essential Oil Blends To Make You Feel More Zen

Calm the Storm Blend:

4 Drops Lavender Oil

3 Drops Chamomile Oil

Whether you are needing to calm the storm of your day or just quiet your mind, this blend is perfect. The lavender and chamomile is calming so this blend is ideal to use before bed. Put your mind to rest and allow yourself to fall asleep easily by diffusing it next to your bed or rolling on your wrists and behind your ears.

10 Essential Oil Blends To Make You Feel More Zen

Be Happy Blend:

2 Drops Frankincense Oil

2 Drops Bergamot Oil

2 Drops Orange Oil

If you are feeling down, try this blend! Of course, featuring orange oil, that is uplifting, you know it will lift your mood. The frankincense and bergamot will help balance your negative emotions so you can feel chipper and ready for your day! Use this in the morning before you leave the house and it will give you the pep you need.

10 Essential Oil Blends To Make You Feel More Zen

Find Your Zen Blend:

3 Drops Frankincense Oil

3 Drops Lavender Oil

3 Drops Bergamont Oil

This blend is similar to the previous one but with orange oil swapped out for lavender so it has more calming benefits. Instead of giving you pep and balancing your emotions, it will calm your negative emotions and making you feel overall zen. Use this towards the end of the day or when you get home so you can decompress after your day.

10 Essential Oil Blends To Make You Feel More Zen

Restful Blend:

3 Drops Lavender Oil

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2 Drops Clary Sage Oil

3 Drops Chamomile Oil

This is the ultimate relaxing blend. Lavender, clary sage and chamomile are all calming and soothing. They also help with calming nerves or emotional stress so using it before a big presentation or test is a good idea. But of course, you can use this right before bed and you will sleep through the night!

10 Essential Oil Blends To Make You Feel More Zen

Lullaby Blend:

4 Drops Frankincense Oil

2 Drops Cedarwood Oil

1 Drop Ylang Ylang Oil

If you are wanting to sleep like a baby, try the lullaby blend. This combination of oils is used by moms everywhere to help their little ones sleep so you know it works well. Diffuse it next to your bed a little while before you go to bed and when you get ready to sleep, you can breathe in all the zen.

10 Essential Oil Blends To Make You Feel More Zen

Stop Overthinking Blend:

4 Drops Bergamont Oil

4 Drops Clary Sage Oil

2 Drops Frankincense Oil

If your brain won’t stop working, try this blend! Bergamont and frankincense both help with balancing emotions including relieving tension from anxiety, depression and stress. Clary sage is soothing so once your tension is gone, you can relax. Use it any time during the day when you feel overwhelmed.

10 Essential Oil Blends To Make You Feel More Zen

Out Like A Light Blend:

3 Drops Lavender Oil

2 Drops Vetiver Oil

2 Drops Cedarwood Oil

One last night time blend because the number one cause of people being stressed is the lack of good sleep. Just like with the other bedtime blends, you can diffuse or apply to your wrists and behind your ears. All three oils help with calming and reducing stress so you can be out like a light!

10 Essential Oil Blends To Make You Feel More Zen

 

Do you use essential oils? What is your favorite blend to feel more zen? Share below! 

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