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Calm and Focused Essential Oil Blend

Calm And Focused Essential Oil Blend

Rosemary, spearmint, and ginger have helped me in a variety of stressful situations. This blend of essential oils is one of my secret weapons in any competition or test. The rosemary helps keep my mind clear and active even when my surroundings threaten to overwhelm me. Ginger helps me keep my feet on the ground so I stay connected with whatever I’m doing. Spearmint energizes without exhausting, giving me the get-up-and-go I need to perform while shrugging off stress. Together, this team has helped me through belt testing for taekwondo, college mid-terms and finals, even surviving stressful trade shows where I’ve spent my entire day on my feet selling, answering questions, and generally interacting with the public.

I like to use Calm and Focused Essential Oil Blend as a massage oil to rub on my pressure points before taekwondo tests. Added to a spray, it’s terrific for a pick-me-up at competitions or trade shows. I use an aromatherapy burner or vaporizer with a few drops of Calm and Essential Oil Blend for late night study sessions and days when I’m finding it hard to focus.

I usually save my used essential oil bottles, especially the ones that contained essential oils I’ve used often, for use in making blends. I clean them using isopropyl alcohol, one of the few relatively safe solvents that reliably removes essential oil residue. If you don’t have a used essential oil bottle, you can use a standard dropper bottle. Be aware that the rubber and plastic parts on the dropper bottle can eventually degrade from direct contact with pure essential oils. If you use a standard dropper bottle, keep an eye on those parts.

Ingredients

  • Rosemary Essential Oil, 1 part
  • Spearmint Essential Oil, 1 part
  • Ginger Root essential Oil, 1 part

Equipment

  • Dark glass bottle with tight fitting lid
  • Measuring cup
  • Funnel
  • Label and pen

Procedure

  1. Measure equal parts of each essential oil.
  2. Add each essential oil to the glass bottle
  3. Cap and label the bottle.

Storage and Use

Store Calm and Focused Essential Oil Blend in a colored glass container in a cool, dark place.

This essential oil blend should not be taken internally. Do not put it in your eyes. Keep it out of reach of children. Do not used it undiluted on skin.

Dilute Calm and Focused Essential Oil Blend in a carrier oil, such as almond oil, to use as a massage oil to use on pressure points. Dilute it in witch hazel, isopropyl alcohol, or water for use as a spray. For dilution as massage oil or a spray, use about 10 drops per ounce of fluid.

Use several drops of Calm and Focused Essential Oil Blend in a vaporizer or atomizer to fill the room.

Candace Hunter

Candace Hunter is a self-taught herbalist and artist who never, ever practices on guinea pigs in part because her family and friends are generally up to the job. She is co-author of The Practical Herbalist's Herbal Folio series and author of Herbalism for the Zombie Apocalypse. She edits The Practical Herbalist website and Practical Herbalist Press publications. She has also recently entered into the field of podcasting with reckless abandon. Listen to her on Real Herbalism Radio today, see her work at CandaceHunter.com, or find her on Facebook at Candace Hunter Creations.


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