A little bit of relaxation can be hard to come by when juggling responsibilities of work, family and home.
It’s important to take a moment for yourself each day to rest, recover and restore to make sure you aren’t carrying baggage from one day to the next.
If you’ve been wondering how to use essential oils for relaxation, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve narrowed down our top 10 essential oils for relaxation to help you get started.
1. Lavender Essential Oil
We know it’s obvious but we’re saying it anyway: Lavender is the king of chill! It is known to help soothe the mind and balance the body.
Our favourite way to relax with Lavender: Roll with it!
Don’t worry about transferring Lavender oil to a roller bottle, simply replace the cap with an AromaGlide® Roller Fitment and you’re ready to roll.
2. Copaiba Essential Oil
Your one-stop chill shop, Copaiba essential oil is known for its gentle, woodsy aroma.
Our favourite way to relax with Copaiba: Rub it in!
When you find yourself pacing with your shoulders hiked up to your ears, it’s time for a relaxing massage! Add Copaiba oil to V-6™ Enhanced Vegetable Oil Complex and rub it into your shoulders, back and feet. This calming oil will have you feeling chill in no time.
3. Cedarwood Essential Oil
Cedarwood is known for its warm, woodsy aroma that creates a comforting environment.
Our favourite way to relax with Cedarwood: Spray away!
Combine 1 cup of water and 10 drops of Cedarwood in a spray bottle and sprits anywhere —your bed, pillows and blankets. You won’t be able to resists the cosy scent.
4. Vetiver Essential Oil
We love chilling out before heading to bed as much as anyone. Enter Vetiver! With a herbaceous aroma that promotes down-to-earth vibes, Vetiver encourages calm in kiddos, teenagers, parents and grandparents alike.
Our favourite way to relax with Vetiver: Sleep on it!
Place 2 drops of Vetiver oil onto a tissue, stash it inside your pillowcase and breathe in the relaxing aroma as you head to dreamland!
5. Peace and Calming Essential Oil
Restore your confidence and get your chill back with Peace and Calming! This gentle, sweet blend combines Tangerine, Orange, Ylang Ylang, Patchouli and Blue Tansy.
Our favourite way to relax with Peace and Calming: Infuse away!
Infuse your steamy shower with this grounding aroma after a busy day of work and errands to promote relaxation and balance.
6. Frankincense Essential Oil
Popular in mediation, Frankincense’s woodsy aroma will have you feeling calm, collected and centred. So, roll your yoga mat out, turn on some chill tunes and use Frank to keep calm and carry on!
Our favourite way to relax with Frankincense: Wear it out!
Dab a bit on your wrists before leaving the house so you can rely on the sweet aroma of Frankincense to ground you.
7. Orange Essential Oil
Maybe you’re feeling out of sorts because your house is a mess, you’ve got high-pressure projects coming up, or your skin is acting up. Time for some Orange essential oil!
Our favourite way to relax with Orange: Breathe in, breathe out!
The brightest of aromas, Orange is a no-brainer when it comes to diffusing. Add a few drops to your diffuser for a sweet scent. Mix with Lavender or Frankincense for even more chill power!
8. Stress Away Essential Oil
Need a tropical escape? Turn any room of your house into an island holiday retreat with Stress Away essential oil blend. With a unique combination of lime essential oil and vanilla extract, this blend is refreshing, soothing and uplifting.
Our favourite way to relax with Stress Away: Rub it in!
Add Stress Away to DIY pamper products to enjoy its tropical, relaxing scent all throughout the day. Mix it into a body butter, add it to your body scrub, put a few drops in your evening bath – the possibilities are endless!
9. Sacred Mountain Essential Oil
Whether dreary city life is getting you down or you feel like you need a leafy green escape, experience the soothing scent of the forest with Sacred Mountain essential oil. Its fresh and woodsy aroma is known to be balancing and comforting.
Our favourite way to relax with Sacred Mountain: Diffuse away!
Fill your bedroom with Sacred Mountain’s calming aroma in the evening for a soothing space conducive to sleep.
10. German Chamomile Essential Oil
German Chamomile essential oil has a calming aroma that helps create feelings of peace and it has been used in herbal remedies for thousands of years.
Our favourite way to relax with German Chamomile: Teatime!
Add 1-2 drops to a cup of hot water or herbal tea to enjoy a sweet, fruity taste and to promote feelings of peace and relaxation.
Loving how chill you feel? Take a moment for yourself each day to rest, recover and restore with the Relaxation Collection. Featuring pure essential oils and plant-based products, this collection is designed to help you unwind and relax whenever you need it most.