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Breathe Easy: 8 Best Essential Oil Blends to Help You Relax

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* Essential oils can help you beat anxiety, sleep better
*  Can even help you get over your allergies faster
* Use a diffuser or apply these blends directly to your skin

Even if you don’t have time for a massage or an ultra soothing yoga session, make sure you schedule some down time with essential oils. These blends are easy to use and provide loads of benefits – from helping you sleep, to combating allergies and depression. So dab a little on your pulse points, or grab your diffuser and get ready to relax.

1. TO HELP YOU SLEEP

This Pure Essential Oil Works product contains vetiver, frankincense and lavender to help put you to sleep even when your mind is working double time. Use this earthy essential oil in a diffuser for the best results.

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2. TO BOOST YOUR MOOD

Add a special zest to your daily routine with the happy synergy blend from Plant Guru. This blend of lemon, cassia, ginger, pink grapefruit and peppermint works as a natural anti-depressant to keep spirits high all day and is a great scent to use in a diffuser at work.

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3. TO HELP YOU RECOVER

With the school year starting and autumn knocking on our doorstep, it won’t be long before everyone is coughing and wheezing. The Prime Natural Breathe Blend is the ideal essential oil for occasions when you’re feeling under the weather. The mix of eucalyptus, peppermint, tea tree, lemon, lavender, cardamom and bay oils aids in respiratory function, allowing users to recover faster from colds and allergies. To get the most out of this essential oil, use the blend in a diffuser, dab it on your chest or put a few drops on your palms and sniff.

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4. TO CLEAR YOUR AIRWAYS

Edens Garden has developed this blend of eucalyptus, lemon, peppermint and rosemary to help you breathe easier by clearing your airways. Conveniently, the bottle comes with a free brochure titled “150 Ways to Use Essential Oils.”

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5. TO HELP YOU RELAX

If you’re looking for a new way to relax after a long day, this essential oil blend from Plant Therapy might help. It contains a mix of lavender, marjoram, patchouli, mandarin, geranium and chamomile, all of which have calming properties. The manufacturer recommends using the Relax Synergy Blend in a diffuser, mixing it with unscented lotion or adding a few drops to your bath.

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6. TO RELIEVE ANXIETY

Inspire rational thought and reduce anxiety with this Prime Natural blend containing silver fir, Norway spruce, juniper needle, ylang ylang and cedar wood. To get the most out of this essential oil, dab a few drops behind your ears and on your temples, wrists, neck and the bottom of your feet.

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7. TO HELP SOOTHE YOUR SENSES

Differing from the other essential oils on this list due to its application method, the Pure Soothing Comfort aromatherapy mist from Astura contains a carefully created blend of distilled water, jojoba oil and aloe vera with lavender and chamomile essential oils. Spritz the comforting scent on your body or around your yoga studio to aid in relaxation.

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8. TO USE ANYTIME

Can’t decide on one essential oil? Get this set of six blends so that you’re prepared for any mood. The Relax & Rejuvenate Set from Healing Solutions contains French Lavender, Peppermint, Relaxation, Cleanse Body & Mind, Calm Body/Calm Mind and Harmony essential oils. Both the single product and blended oils can be used in a diffuser or applied directly to your chest and temples.

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