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Aromatherapy Recipes for Anger

Essential Oil Blends to Help Reduce Anger

These essential oil blends may help promote a sense of calm during times of anger. Everyone can respond to essential oils and blends differently. These essential oil blends for anger are offered as a starting poing and as inspiration in discovering the blends that work best for you.

Aromatherapy Recipes for Anger

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.

Blend #1

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.

Blend #2

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.

Blend #3

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.

Blend #4

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 the blend and follow the directions below.

Diffuser 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.

Bath Oil

Multiply your blend by 3 to obtain a total of 15 drops of your chosen blend. Continue by using the 15 drop blend in the Bath Oil recipe.

Bath Salts

Multiply your blend by 3 to obtain a total of 15 drops of your chosen blend. Continue by using the 15 drop blend in the Bath Salts recipe.

Massage Oil

Multiply your blend by 2 to obtain a total of 10 drops of your chosen blend. Continue by using the 10 drop blend in the Massage Oil recipe.

Air Freshener

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.

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