Some EOs can be expensive.
But you can find some that are quite affordable.
The following essential oils are great choices for diffuser jewelry use.
Some favorites of zenmundi:
Lavender Reduces stress, tension; anti-depressant; calming; helps with insomnia; relaxing Strongly anti-inflammatory & antiseptic; cell regenerator, skin balancer; immune stimulant; good for all skin types; helps with headaches
Geranium Calms nervous system; uplifting; balancing; good for stress; relaxing Hormone balancer, skin softener; good for skin, esp. mature skin; helpful with menopause issues; immune stimulant
Orange Balances stress; helps with insomnia; relaxing; restorative when you’re feeling “wiped out” Helps treat dull, tired skin and acne; balances nervous system. Note: Stay out of the sun after using.
Tangerine Calming; mood booster; helps with insomnia; helps with “wiped out” feeling; good for stress; relaxing Balances nervous system; good for skin care. Note: Stay out of the sun after using.
Ylang Ylang Anti-depressant; soothing; euphoric; helps when you’re feeling over-loaded; good for stress; relaxing Good for skin care, esp. normal to dry skin; helps balance hormones
Patchouli Antidepressant; good for stress; relaxing Promotes cell regeneration, so good for all skin issues including acne, scars, and wrinkles; anti-inflammatory
If you try only one EO, make it lavender.
It has a multitude of uses and benefits, is affordable, is readily available at many stores, and is marvelous for helping you relax. I just got a kit of 9 lavender oils from around the globe! Cannot wait to use and share what I learn from using each! In the mean time try these well known mixtures and use the best carrier oil you can afford!
Aromatherapy Recipes for Relaxation:
While each of the oils above can be used alone, you may find that you enjoy blending them as well. You can experiment to find a blend that works best to help you relax and manage stress. Here are some ideas.
Calming Blend – great to use in your diffuser necklace!
Blend these EOs in a small glass container, and then use the blend in one of the ways described at the bottom of this section.
4 drops Lavender
2 drops Geranium
2 drops Ylang Ylang
2 drops Sweet Orange (or Tangerine)
Deep Relaxation Blend – great for your meditation and yoga practice:
Add these oils to a small glass container, and then use the blend in one of the ways described at the top of this page.
3 drops Lavender
3 drops Tangerine (or Sweet Orange)
1 drop Ylang Ylang
2 drops Patchouli