Aromatherapy Recipes for Anger
These four essential oil blends can help promote a sense of calm during times of anger. Everyone can respond to essential oils and blends differently. These blends are offered as a starting point and as inspiration in discovering the anger management blends that work best for you.
When selecting and using essential oils, be sure to follow all safety precautions and remember that aromatherapy should not be used as a substitute for proper medical treatment.
Anger Blend #1
- 1 drop Rose Essential Oil
- 3 drops Sweet Orange Essential Oil
- 1 drop Vetiver Essential Oil
Rose Essential Oil can be a powerful oil for helping to soothe general feelings of anger and anger that stems from deeper feelings of grief, loss and loneliness. Vetiver Essential Oil is particularly grounding and calming. Orange Essential Oil is uplifting and energizing, and can help encourage a positive outlook of the future. It can also help sweeten and balance the deep aroma of the rose and vetiver essential oils.
Anger Blend #2
- 3 drops Bergamot Essential Oil
- 1 drop Ylang Ylang Essential Oil
- 1 drop Jasmine Absolute
Bergamot Essential Oil is a beautiful citrus essential oil that is abundant in Linalyl Acetate, making it both uplifting and calming/balancing at the same time. I consider an adaptogenic essential oil that can help ease anger and support balance when needed. Ylang Ylang Essential Oil and Jasmine Absolute are both beautifully floral essential oils that can both help encourage a calm outlook and soothe anger when used judiciously.
Anger Blend #3
- 2 drops Bergamot Essential Oil
- 2 drop Roman Chamomile Essential Oil
- 1 drops Petitgrain Essential Oil
In this blend, I also use Bergamot Essential Oil at a slightly lower dilution. In place of the very floral Ylang Ylang Essential Oil and Jasmine Absolute, I substitute Roman Chamomile Essential Oil. While still a floral essential oil, it is softer, fruitier and sweeter and is quite calming. Petitgrain Essential Oil blends well with these two oils and I chose it to give more publicity to this beautiful oil that is so helpful in promoting a sense of clarity, calm and the release of anger.
Anger Blend #4
- 3 drops Sweet Orange Essential Oil
- 2 drops Patchouli Essential Oil
Patchouli Essential Oil is a very grounding essential oil. Even if you aren't a fan of the aroma on its own, it's a wonderful essential oil to work with in low dilutions as it can be very supportive in helping to combat negative emotions such as anger. Orange Essential Oil is uplifting and the sweetness and top notes that it offers combines and synergizes wonderfully with Patchouli Essential Oil.
Select one of the blends shown above. Then, choose which method you'd like to use and follow the directions below.
Diffuser Master Blend
Multiply your blend by 4 to obtain a total of 20 drops of your chosen blend. Add your oils to a dark colored glass bottle and mix well by rolling the bottle in between your hands. Add the appropriate number of drops from your created blend to your diffuser by following the manufacturer's instructions for your diffuser brand and model. Some essential oils such as thick oils or citrus oils aren't compatible with all diffuser types.
Essential Oil Inhaler Blend
Multiply your blend by 3 to obtain a total of 15 drops of your chosen blend. Continue by reading to the Essential Oil Inhaler Blends page and using the 15 drop blend in place of the suggested blends shown on the page.
Multiply your blend by 6 to obtain a total of 30 drops of your chosen blend. Continue by using the 30 drop blend in the Air Freshener recipe.
Additional Essential Oil Suggestions
Visit the Aromatherapy for Emotional Well-Being article for a list of oils that may help with this condition and for information on using aromatherapy to support and balance your emotional outlook.
General Safety Information
These recipes are offered for educational purposes only. Before using any essential oil, carefully read AromaWeb's Essential Oil Safety Information page. For in-depth information on oil safety issues, read Essential Oil Safety by Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young. Do not take any oils internally and do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin without advanced essential oil knowledge or consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. For general dilution information, read AromaWeb's Guide to Diluting Essential Oils. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children, the elderly, if you have medical issues or are taking medications.
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