Aromatherapy and Essential Oil Blends for Anxiety in Kids and Teens

Aromatherapy for Anxiousness in Kids & Teens

Aug 13, 2020

Timothy Culbert, MD, IFMCP

Making Sense of Scents:  Aromatherapy Blends to Support Calm

Essential oils have been a part of human history for millennia and have been used throughout all major civilizations, with uses ranging from religious rituals and cooking, to various medicinal applications and perfumery. 

Clinical Aromatherapy can be defined as the controlled use of essential oils to maintain and promote physical, psychological, and spiritual wellbeing. Aromatic oil from many plants have healing properties. Oils are extracted from flowers, bark, stems, leaves, roots or other parts of a plant one of two ways – either by steam distillation, or pressing. 

Healing Alchemy Calming Blend

Oils such as frankincense, sweet orange and lavender can be relaxing for those experiencing symptoms of anxiety and stress.


Healing Alchemy Soothing Blend

For agitation and/or GI upset associated with stress or anxiety, consider lemon, mint and ginger.

Healing Alchemy Uplifting Blend

For irritability and negative thoughts associated with stress and anxiety, consider essential oils such as mandarin, vetiver or bergamot.

Healing Alchemy Sleeping Well Blend

Consider essential oils such as lavender, bergamot and valerian for insomnia associated with stress and anxiety.



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