Which essential oils are good for beginners?

  1. Lavender essential oil

Lovely Lavender! Probably the first oil that comes to mind when you hear “essential oils,” the fresh, bouquet-like scent of Lavender will elevate your beauty, wellness and meditation routines.

Lavender uses

  • Diffuse 3 drops Lavender and 3 drops Orange in the nursery for a precious and peaceful scent.
  • Add 4 drops Lavender and 240g Epsom salt to a hot bath for a slice of serenity.
  • Mix with lotion or aloe vera to soothe skin after a fun day in the sun.
  1. Frankincense essential oil

Focused Frankincense! When you need some self-reflection, a moment of peace, or a calm companion, the grounding, complex aroma of Frankincense will get the job done.

Frankincense uses

  • Find your center of content by diffusing during prayer or mediation.
  • Incorporate into your night-time skin care routine for a vibrant, even-looking skin
  • Dab a drop of Frankincense and Valor onto your wrists for all-day confidence and calm.
  1. Cedarwood essential oil

Comfy Cedarwood! With its balmy, rich, and sauna-like scent, Cedarwood has the amazing ability to surround you with peace, treat you to incredible hair and skin and freshen up your home.

Cedarwood uses

  • Evict unwanted smells and invite in coziness by diffusing this odor-eliminating oil.
  • Mix 3 drops Cedarwood 2 drops Peace & Calming, and 2 tablespoons coconut oil. Massage mixture into scalp and hair, let sit for 10 minutes, and rinse completely for lustrous locks.
  • Make an outdoor furniture spray. Combine 8 drops Cedarwood, 2 drops Citrus Fresh, 5 drops Peppermint and distilled water in a 250 ml glass spray bottle and spritz your outdoor chairs and loungers.
  1. PanAway essential oil blend

Punchy PanAway! When a day of picking up toys, sitting in an office chair or running errands makes you feel like you just ran a marathon, rely on the cooling sensation of PanAway and its potential to soothe aching muscles when used with a massage.

PanAway uses

  • Treat your tired muscles with a quarter-sized amount of Young Living V-6 oil, 2 drops PanAway, and 1 drop Frankincense.
  • Rub 1 drop PanAway and a small amount of coconut oil onto your temples for a refreshing restart.
  • Soak your feet in warm water, 60g Epsom salt and 3 drops PanAway for a much deserved me moment.
  1. Raven essential oil blend

Rousing Raven! As brisk and stimulating as a chilly walk in the woods, Raven exhilarates your senses and aids in deep breathing with its minty essential oils and cool undertones.

Raven uses

  • Freshen up a stale, musty room by diffusing this crisp essential oil blend.
  • Place a few drops in the bottom of your shower and let the steam stimulate your day.
  • Add 1 drop each of Raven and Oregano to your favorite lotion and give yourself a pre-bedtime foot massage.
  1. DiGize essential oil blend

Dependable DiGize! Whether you’re sampling exotic cuisine on your summer vacation or hosting a pizza night with friends, you’ll want DiGize within arm’s reach as a post-dinner aroma-companion.

DiGize uses

  • Mix DiGize and Peppermint to add to your diffuser for a spicy, minty scent.
  • Keep DiGize in the car. When visiting your favorite restaurant, dilute it with a carrier oil and massage it onto your abdomen after a hearty meal.
  1. Thieves essential oil blend

Trusty Thieves! Who knew that quality essential oils distilled from plant materials would be the most effective cleaning agent and have an incredible scent? We did! Turn to the autumnal aroma of Thieves all year long!

Thieves uses

  • Diffuse in the kitchen after every meal for a warm and welcoming air freshener.
  • Give your carpets a redo. Mix 180g baking soda with 5 drops Thieves, sprinkle over carpets, leave for 90 minutes, and then vacuum well.
  • Place 2 drops Thieves and 1 drop Raven on a cotton ball and stash it at the bottom of bins to fight odor.
  1. Stress Away essential oil blend

Simple Stress Away! With a combination of oils, including Copaiba, Lime, and Cedarwood, the sweet scent of Stress Away delivers on relaxation.

Stress Away uses

  • Keep a level head while conquering homework, career projects, and massive to-do lists with this citrusy aroma.
  • Combine a small amount of carrier oil, 3 drops Stress Away, and 1 drop PanAway and then ask your partner for a soothing neck massage.
  • Put 8-10 drops directly into bathwater and luxuriate with this sunny scent.
  1. Lemon essential oil

Lively Lemon! When life gives you lemons, invite in the light with the tangy scent of Lemon to banish the clouds in your sky.

Lemon uses

  • Add DiGize and Lemon to your diffuser for a surprisingly bright scent.
  • Rid yourself of all sticky adhesive residue with 2 drops on a cotton ball.
  • Embrace a youthful glow by adding Lemon to your night-time skin care routine.*
  1. Peace & Calming essential oil blend

Protective Peace & Calming! With a gentle and inspiring blend of Ylang Ylang, Orange, Tangerine and Blue Tansy, the supportive scent of Peace and Calming won’t let you stay down and discouraged for long.

Peace & Calming uses

  • Fill your life with good things by diffusing this feels-like-a-hug aroma.
  • Place a drop or two in your palm, cup your hands, and breathe in so you can infuse your life with stillness.
  • Mix 2 drops of Peace & Calming and Citrus Fresh with an unscented moisturizer to create a DIY lotion you’ll always reach for.
  1. Valor essential oil blend

Vivacious Valor! Just like that best friend who’s always there to pump you up, the brisk scent of Valor is the personal cheerleader you’ve always wanted.

Valor uses

  • Create the confidence to complete your dreams with this complex, invigorating aroma.
  • Face the day with courage by inhaling directly from the bottle.
  • Use as a dynamic and distinct personal fragrance by adding it to a DIY perfume or cologne.
  1. Citrus Fresh essential oil blend

Zesty Citrus Fresh! Is it possible to recreate the feeling of vacation adventures, outdoor hammocking, and time with friends with a simple scent? Breathe in Citrus Fresh, full of our favorite citrus oils, and you’ll find out!

Citrus Fresh uses

  • Begin your day the sunny way and hit start on your citrus-filled diffuser right after you hit stop on your alarm.
  • Wipe down worktop, doorknobs, and walls with 230 ml distilled water, 5 drops Citrus Fresh, and 5 drops Thieves in a 500ml glass spray bottle.
  • Permeate your car with the happiest smell around during morning commutes and rush hour traffic.
  1. Peppermint essential oil

Proficient Peppermint! Maybe the most-beloved, most-used essential oil, Peppermint packs a powerful punch that’s a preferred partner in crime to kids and adults alike.

Peppermint uses

  • Go for a classic scent that everyone loves and diffuse Peppermint and Lavender together.
  • Find your chill after a killer workout. Wet a cloth with cold water, add 1 drop each of Peppermint and Raven, and rub over skin for a cooling sensation.
  • Take care of tired muscles with a Peppermint and Young Living V-6 oil massage after a hike, run or gym class.
  1. Oregano essential oil

Outstanding Oregano! This may seem like a surprising addition to this beginner’s guide, but once you discover the powerful uses of warm and herbaceous Oregano, you’ll always want to have more!

Oregano uses

  • Create the warmth of an Italian kitchen in your own home by diffusing Oregano with Lemon.
  • Add Oregano to your preferred carrier oil and rub into your joints after a long day on your feet.
  • Give the gift of relaxation. Master the Raindrop Technique and pamper your friends on their birthdays.
  1. Orange essential oil

Outrageous Orange! Light and bright and everything right, sweet Orange is the ideal companion when you’re ready to fill every part of your day with gorgeous warmth and sunshine.

Orange uses

  • Turn any day right back around by adding this cheery scent to your favorite diffuser.
  • Spruce up your linens. Add 8 drops Orange, 8 drops Stress Away and 250ml of water to a glass spray bottle.
  • Say goodbye to blemishes by adding 4 drops coconut oil and 1 drop Orange to a cotton ball and rubbing on your skin.*

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