Essential Oil Recipes for Anxiety

    How can Essential Oils Help Treat Anxiety And Stress?

    Anxiety is a major issue for many empaths, and it can become so daunting that there must be a variety of solutions available to try to reduce or eliminate it. 

    “While the exact effects of essential oils like doTERRA and Young Living, as well as their ability to heal most common illnesses, are hotly contested, this should not deter people from using them in their everyday lives.” 

    First, let's look at which oils are most effective in combating anxiety:

    1. Lavender
    2. Rose
    3. Chamomile
    4. Ylang-ylang
    5. Frankincense

    There are undoubtedly others, but those seem to be the most well-known and well-known. 

    The scents alone may help with anxiety, but if you're having a really bad case, it's better to try a few different combos.

    Essential Oil Rollerball Recipe for Depression and Anxiety.

    Required Recipe Ingredients:

    1. Grapeseed oil, 1 tbsp.
    2. Avocado oil, two tablespoons
    3. Frankincense essential oil, 30 drops
    4. 15 drops of essential lavender oil
    5. Glass container with a roller ball top and cover, 1 10 ML
    6. One measuring cup with a pouring spout

    Essential Oil Treatment Instructions:

    1. One tablespoon of grapeseed oil should be added to a measuring cup with a pourable spout.
    2. The measuring cup should now contain 2 teaspoons of avocado oil.
    3. Fill the measuring cup with 30 drops of frankincense essential oil.
    4. 15 drops of lavender essential oil should be added.
    5. Pour the contents into a 10 mL glass bottle after thoroughly mixing it.
    6. Put the glass bottle's roller ball cap on.

    Here are the top five anxiety-relieving essential oil recipes:

    Lavender Neck Rub

    The lavender neck rub is one of the most common recipes.


    3 drops pure lavender essential oil 1 teaspoon fractionated coconut oil or almond oil.


    1. In a shallow cup, combine the lavender and coconut or almond oil.

    2. Apply the mixture to the neck for immediate anxiety relief.

    3. You should do this throughout the day whether you're feeling tired, or before bed on a regular basis.

    Calming Essential Oil 

    This recipe for Calming Essential Oil can be used to treat any anxiety symptoms. It has the ability to be used as a perfume. 

    You may either put it in a rollerball vial and rub it on your skin or put it in a diffuser.


    1. 2 drops germanium, 
    2. 2 drops clary sage, 
    3. 1 drop patchouli,
    4.  1 drop ylang-ylang 


    1. You must customize the application of your tastes, such as when it would be applied through a rollerball applicator or with a diffuser. 

    2. If you're going to use the rollerball process, put 30 drops of the mixture into a 10 ml vial and rub it on your hands, feet, and neck to calm down.

    3. If you want to use this mix with a diffuser, just apply the mixture to the diffuser pad and inhale deeply to relax. 

    4. This is better used before bedtime or on the go if you like when your fear is at an all-time high.

    Anxiety Blend - I 

    When fear rears its ugly head, this recipe will put a stop to it. 

    Take a few deep breaths until you've got this rolling, and you'll be as cool as a cucumber.


    1. 2 drops cedarwood oil, 
    2. 2 drops wild orange oil, 
    3. 1 drop ylang-ylang oil, 
    4. 1 drop patchouli oil 


    1. Mix the ingredients together in a small bowl and pour into the diffuser pad. 

    2. This blend is best used in a diffuser to enable you to escape with the natural fragrance and overcome any discomfort you might be experiencing. 

    3. This can be taken 30 minutes to an hour before going to bed.

    Anxiety Blend - II 

    This blend can soothe nerves all over the body, resulting in a wonderful feeling of calm and relief from any stress or anxiety.


    1. 2 drops bergamot essential oil, 
    2. 2 drops clary sage essential oil, 
    3. 1 drop lavender essential oil


    1. In a shallow mixing cup, combine all of the ingredients and stir until well combined. 

    2. Put the mixture in the diffuser and aromatherapy is the only way to get the most out of this blend. 

    3. Use as much as you need before you achieve the desired level of peace and relaxation.

    Anxiety Blend - III

    This is a natural wood-type scent, so if you feel yourself most comfortable when you're out in nature, this is the one to try.


    2 drops Roman chamomile essential oil, 2 drops petitgrain essential oil, 1 drop Atlas cedarwood essential oil


    1. This mixture is better used as an aromatherapy blend in a diffuser.

    2. In a shallow mixing cup, combine all of the ingredients and stir well. 

    3. This perfume can be diffused in the room to help you relax and unwind. 

    4. Another way to do this is to place your forehead over the bowl and breathe slowly before you enter a state of equilibrium.

    When To Use Essential Oils? 

    Essential oil recipes can be used in a variety of contexts, including as a diffuser, as a rollerball scent, or by inhaling deeply over the bowl containing the mixture. 

    Any of these methods, when combined with the right ingredients, will produce an aroma-filled atmosphere that will help you relax when you need it most. 

    This can be used to unwind at the end of the day when reading a book and inhaling deeply the soothing fragrance. 

    Overall, it can't hurt to give it a shot, particularly if you're struggling to keep your anxiety levels in check due to everyday emotions.

    ~Kiran Atma

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    References And Further Reading:

    • Kanani, M., Mazloum, S.R., Emami, A. and Mokhber, N., 2012. The effect of aromatherapy with orange essential oils on anxiety in patients undergoing hemodialysis.
    • Fradelos, E. and Komini, A., 2015. The use of essential oils as a complementary treatment for anxiety. Am J Nurs Sci4(2), pp.1-5.
    • McCaffrey, R., Thomas, D.J. and Kinzelman, A.O., 2009. The effects of lavender and rosemary essential oils on test-taking anxiety among graduate nursing students. Holistic nursing practice23(2), pp.88-93.
    • Stirling, L., Raab, G., Alder, E.M. and Robertson, F., 2007. Randomized trial of essential oils to reduce perioperative patient anxiety: feasibility study. Journal of advanced nursing60(5), pp.494-501.
    • Stea, S., Beraudi, A. and De Pasquale, D., 2014. Essential oils for complementary treatment of surgical patients: state of the art. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine2014.
    • Aponso, M., Patti, A. and Bennett, L.E., 2020. Dose-related effects of inhaled essential oils on behavioural measures of anxiety and depression and biomarkers of oxidative stress. Journal of ethnopharmacology250, p.112469.
    • ABDI, J.H., HEJAZI, S., TAHMASEBI, H. and ABDI, J.F., 2018. Effect of AROMATHERAPY with ORANG E essential oils on anxiety in patients experiencing coronary angiography: a randomized control trial.