How to use aromatherapy to reduce stress
The Tisserand Aromatherapy Total De-Stress Diffuser Oil is pre-blended with Geranium, Orange and Nutmeg to help you slow down, breathe and reclaim your calm. But if you would like to try blending yourself, there are many essential oil combinations that you can use to help keep calm, find clarity, gently uplift your mood and balance fraught emotions.
There are many safe ways to use essential oils, including through bathing, massage and diffusion. When starting out, we recommend following the below dilution and usage guidance and practicing caution as pure essential oils can be hazardous when used incorrectly. Please seek more specific oil advice regarding children and pregnant women.
Adding essential oils to a base oil like Tisserand Aromatherapy Sweet Almond Blending Oil gives you a blend you can use safely in contact with the skin – either directly in massage or in a bath. Never use essential oils neat on the skin or in the bath.
A blend is a mix of 2-5 different essential oils, although we consider 3 essential oils in combination to be the best synergy.
Try using the following oils together:
- For soothing mind and body - Lavender, Bergamot & Roman Chamomile
- For deep relaxation - Frankincense, Neroli & Bergamot
- For positive productivity - May Chang, Lavender & Rosemary
- For mental clarity - Peppermint, Lemon & Eucalyptus
- To stay in control - Cypress, Frankincense & Lemon
Or try your own combination!
Fill your diffuser with water, such as the Tisserand Aromatherapy Aroma Spa Diffuser, and add 6-8 drops in total (e.g. 2 drops Frankincense, 1-2 drops Neroli & 3-4 drops Bergamot) of your chosen essential oils.
Use 10 drops in total (e.g. 4 drops Lavender, 4 drops Bergamot & 2 drops Roman Chamomile) of your chosen essential oils per 20ml of blending oil. Using sweeping movements, apply to area of the body in need of a massage, re-applying as the blend absorbs into the skin.
Safety guidance for massage blend:
- Suitable for 11 years +
- Do not use on the face. Seek separate guidance for use on face
- This is applicable for all skin types where there are no skin sensitive issues
Add 4-6 drops in total (e.g. 1-2 drops May Chang, 2-3 drops Lavender & 1 drop Rosemary) of your chosen essential oils to 20ml of blending oil. Just before carefully stepping in, pour half of the mixture into the water and swirl around, lie back and relax!
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