Using Essential Oils To Help During Exam Time

Easing Exam Time With Essential Oils

Sitting an exam can be one of the most stressful periods of time for teenagers and adults alike.  Knowing you’ve got just a few hours to show you remember everything you’ve learnt during your time at school, college or university puts so much pressure.  Just knowing that this is it, your chance to shine. Just the thought of it sends shivers down my spine!

But there are things you can do to help yourself or someone you know; making sure that there’s a calm, distraction free workspace, plenty of snacks available and any other worries are put aside are some of the things  you can be do to help, but you can also go the extra mile by tapping into the wonderful powers of essential oils to ease exam stress.

Whether it’s utilising the calming and anxiety-reducing oils for those who are really struggling with nerves and finding the whole thing quite stressful.  You can also opt for essential oils which aid memory and concentration. Or both! Here’s a collection which are used within the Oleo range, You could even put together an exam support package in preparation to see you or your child through.

Why not utilise the powers of essential oils known for their calming and concentration boosting properties to creat the perfect exam support package. This Set from Oleo uses the purest essential oils and is hand blended in Bridport Dorset, click on the link for how to buy

Rosewood

works on the nervous system and also has a balancing action, being both calming and uplifting.  It can help to clear the head and aid concentration – good to use in an oil burner.  It can also help to relieve headaches, especially those associated with stress and tension.  Oleo’s Rejuvenating Rosewood Face Cream  which can also be applied to the temples and wrists.

 

Frankincense 

is primarily associated with the nervous system, where it imparts a calming and uplifting effect while at the same time increasing energy.  Its ability to assist concentration indicates its long history of use as an incense and an aid to meditation.  It can also be helpful in treating anxiety and tension; a few drops in an essential oil burner if you are feeling stressed, tired or overwhelmed.  It is found in many Oleo products – Frankincense Day Cream, Luscious Bath Soak, Luscious Body Lotion, Frankincense & Palmarosa Face Mask, Blissful Body Cream, Rich Moisturising Hand Cream.

 

Orange 

has a relaxing effect, but is uplifting rather than overly sedating.  It is beneficial for treating stress, nervous tension and related headaches.  It can be found in the Winding Down Shower Gel, Luscious Bath Soak, Luscious Body Lotion, Geranium & Orange Hand Wash, Geranium & Orange Body Lotion, Geranium & Orange Bath Oil.

 

Chamomile 

has a very calming and sedative effect on the nervous system, helping to relieve insomnia, irritability and nervousness.  Found in the Soothing Body Lotion, Soothing Bath Soak.

 

Lavender 

is the most versatile of all essential oils.  It is balancing and regulating.  In the long run it does tend towards sedating or calming, although initially it has a reviving effect.  Found in Soothing Body Lotion, Soothing Bath Soak, Rosemary & Nettle Shampoo, Rosemary & Nettle Conditioner, Calming Body Oil, Blissful Body Cream, Rich Moisturising Hand Cream, Before Bed Bath, Lavender Diffuser.

This hand cream is created using frankincense, lavender and geranium. Calming and uplifting it can clear the head and aid concentration.

Sweet marjoram

has sedative properties which make it good for treating anxiety and insomnia.  It has analgesic properties useful for headaches caused by stress.  Useful to massage with the Oleo Calming Body Oil.

 

Geranium

 is calming but not necessarily sedative, as it also has an uplifting and strengthening effect.  Geranium is a balancing oil, regulating in effect rather than overly sedative or stimulating.  It is calming and cooling, which makes it useful for treating restlessness and anxiety.  Blissful Body Cream, Rich Moisturising Hand Cream, Winding Down Shower Gel, Geranium & Orange Hand Wash, Geranium & Orange Body Lotion, Geranium & Orange Bath Oil.

 

Rosemary 

increases the circulation of blood to the brain and nervous sytem and can help to improve memory, concentration and mental alertness, so it is very good to use in a burner in any room where people are trying to concentrate.  Found in Exhilarating Shower Gel, Rosemary & Nettle Shampoo, Rosemary & Nettle Conditioner.

 

All of these oils can be used in a burner, as a preparation for massage when diluted in a carrier oil, drops on a tissue to inhale or in an Oleo product.
Why not utilise the powers of essential oils known for their calming and concentration boosting properties to creat the perfect exam support package. This Set from Oleo uses the purest essential oils and is hand blended in Bridport Dorset, click on the link for how to buy
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