The following "fact sheet" is from the Essential Oils Desk Reference
Guide, published by Essential Science Publishing:
PEACE & CALMING
This gentle fragrance is specifically designed for diffusing. It promotes
relaxation and a deep sense of peace, helping to dampen tensions and uplift
spirits. When massaged on the bottom of the feet, it can be a wonderful
prelude to a peaceful night's rest. It may calm overactive and
hard-to-manage children. The oils in this blend have historically been used
to help reduce depression, anxiety, stress, and insomnia. This blend along
with Mineral Essence may be a healthy alternative to Ritalin.
Blue Tansy (Tanacetum annuum) may help cleanse the liver and calm the
lymphatic system, helping one to overcome anger and negative emotions
promoting a feeling of self-control. It contains sesquiterpenes that can
stimulate the pineal gland, which secretes the hormone melatonin, a hormone
that enhances deep sleep.
Patchouly (Pogostemon cablin) was used in India in ancient times as a trade
commodity because of its earthy, musty fragrance and its ability to mask
many different odors. Its fragrance reestablishes equilibrium while
simultaneously quieting emotion and energizing the mind.
Tangerine (Citrus nobilis) contains esters and aldehydes that are sedating
and calming, helping with anxiety and nervousness.
Orange (Citrus aurantium) was believed to bring joy, peace, and happiness to
those who possessed it. It is elevating to the mind and body.
Ylang Ylang (Cananga odorata) helps bring about a sense of relaxation and
may help balance male and female energies. It balances equilibrium and
inspires confidence and self-love.
SAFETY DATA: If pregnant or under a doctor's care, consult your physician
prior to use. May be irritating to those with sensitive skin. Avoid eye
contact. In case of accidental contact, put a few drops of any pure
vegetable oil in the eye and call your doctor if necessary. Never use water.
APPLICATIONS: Diffuse, wear as a perfume, apply on bottom of the feet, on
wrists, and outside of ears. Put in bath water. Dilute with V-6 Mixing Oil
or Massage Oil Base for a full-body massage.
Rub 1-2 drops of Peace & Calming oil on the bottom of the feet and on the
shoulders before bedtime to get good quality sleep.
Diffuse Peace & Calming oil in the room to calm overactive or hard to manage
Mix Peace & Calming oil with massage oil for a relaxing massage.
Put Peace & Calming oil mixed with Bath Gel Base in warm water for a
To help stop nocturnal teeth grinding, diffuse Peace & Calming oil while
COMPANION OILS: Lavender (for insomnia) and chamomile (for calming).
FRAGRANT INFLUENCE: A feeling of calming and emotional well-being.
Disclaimer Notice: This information is intended for educational purposes only and is not
meant to substitute for medical care or to prescribe treatment for any
specific health condition.
Editor's Note: This article is reprinted with permission of Young Living,
Lehi, UT 84043 U.S.A.