8 Spectacular Essential Oil Blends | achs.edu

    Sep 5, 2015, 9:30:00 AM

    8 Spectacular Essential Oil Blends If you’ve experimented with essential oils, you know how rewarding creating your personal masterpiece can be. But, that means you also know the disappointment when you create an eye watering, room-clearing blend! Sometimes it’s nice to have someone do the work for you. That’s why we created eight brand new essential oil blends representing our favorite elements and ambiance. 

    These blends will take you on amazing adventures—from warm sand beneath your feet and the soft sound of crashing waves to the crisp, clean air and tranquil silence of the mountaintops. The best part is: we use all Certified Organic or sustainably produced essential oils hand-selected by ACHS Founder and President Dorene Petersen for their quality. Not only will you travel to serene or reviving destinations in your imagination, you’ll do it with the highest quality essential oils!

    dorene-petersen-and-jamu-womanMorning Revival Blend – Reviewed by Dorene Petersen, President

    In the same way the minty burst of toothpaste revives you in the morning, the aroma of Morning Revival awakens the senses and alerts your mind and body for a successful day. The energizing peppermint and spearmint is subtly subdued by the bergamot and ravensara, softening this blend to a light, fresh aroma you'll love waking up with.

    This blend contains essential oils of bergamot Citrus aurantium (L.) var. bergamia, peppermint Mentha ×piperita (L.), ravensara Ravensara aromatica (Sonn.), and spearmint Mentha spicata (L.).

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    Tiffany StoutSoothing Forest Blend – Reviewed by Tiffany Stout, Production Lead

    This blend instantly picks you up and floats you high among the pine trees. That crisp, early morning air that wakes your senses while camping—this is it. The hints of sandalwood enhance this outdoor experience by grounding the blend. Inhale and sway among the tall trees with Soothing Forest.

    This blend contains essential oils of cypress Cupressus sempervirens (L.), cedarwood Atlas Cedrus atlantica (G.Manetti), fir needle Abies balsamea (L.), juniper berry Juniperus communis (L.), pine Pinus sylvestris (L.), rosemary Rosmarinus officinalis (L.), sandalwood Santalum album (L.), and ylang ylang Cananga odorata (Lam.) var. genuina.

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    Dominic AielloWood Blend – Reviewed by Dominic Aiello, Social Media Specialist

    Close your eyes, shut your mind off to the distractions of the world, and you will be whisked away like the wind. Your destination? The comforting aroma of fresh-cut cedarwood on a crisp fall day camping in the Pacific Northwest wilderness. This blend is a unique combination of the slight musk from cedarwood combined with the herbaceous undertones of bergamot and a spicy kick of petitgrain—a surprisingly wonderful combination! 

    This blend contains essential oils of bergamot C. aurantium var. bergamia, cedarwood Atlas C. atlantica, and petitgrain Citrus aurantium (L.).

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    Kelly JohnsonMountain Blend – Reviewed by Kelly Johnson, Shipping Manager

    As if standing atop a mountain cliff on a cool day, this grounding blend is fresh and crisp, with subtle hits of earthy vetiver and sweet clary sage. This is the perfect blend for anyone in a transition phase or needing to re-center. Robust, clean, strong, and profound, enjoy the scent of nature in a bottle!  

    This blend contains essential oils of clary sage Salvia sclarea (L.), petitgrain C. aurantium, and vetiver Vetiveria zizanioides (L.) Nash. 

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    Heather BaleyMetal Blend – Reviewed by Heather Baley, Dean of Students

    This blend reminds me of an early morning walk through the downtown Saturday Farmer’s Market in Portland with a cup of hot peppermint tea. When the smells of the trees (the sweet balsamic from cypress is one of my favorites!), fresh citrus, and warm food from the food carts combine with the dew on the city buildings, it reminds me that it’s going to be an amazing day. 

    This blend contains essential oils of bergamot C. aurantium var. bergamia, black pepper Piper nigrum (L.), cardamom Eletteria cardamomum (L.), cypress C. sempervirens, immortelle Helichrysum italicum (Roth), and peppermint M. ×piperita

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    Fire Blend – by Renee Long, Communications Specialist

    When inhaling this blend, I can't seem to get The Doors' "Light My Fire" out of my head! With hot notes of cinnamon and black pepper, this spicy, intoxicating blend will light up your senses. The uplifting, floral aroma of ylang ylang complements the spices well. I think this blend is perfect for couples, and would be lovely to diffuse or use one or two drops in a massage blend around Valentine's Day or any special occasion. But it can certainly be enjoyed by anyone who loves the wild zing and zest of the spice oils! 

    This blend contains essential oils of black pepper Piper nigrum (L.), cinnamon Cinnamomum zeylanicum (Blume), clove Syzygium aromaticum (L.), and ylang ylang C. odorata var. genuina.

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    Tracey AbellWater Blend – Reviewed by Tracey Abell, Chief Operating Officer 

    This blends transports you to the shore of a Pacific Northwest mountain lake on a hot summer day. Elemi lends a light, fresh, green note that softly carries the spicy, energizing mix of pink peppercorn and coriander like a warm breeze floating across the water, catching the forest scents as it travels. Close your eyes and imagine rhythmic lake waters lapping the rocky shoreline. Inhale and feel the calm settle in. 

    This blend contains essential oils of bergamot C. aurantium var. bergamia, Roman chamomile Chamaemelum nobile (L.) All., coriander Coriandrum sativum (L.), elemi Canarium luzonicum (Miq.), and pink peppercorn Schinus terebinthifolia (Raddi).

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    Kerrie SeeberAir Blend – Reviewed by Kerrie Seeber, Shipping Clerk & Production Assistant

    When I inhale this blend, the strong spice, resin tones, and light floral notes make me think of walking in a meadow in the spring just after a fresh rain, when you can smell all of the wet organic matter. The air is green and uplifting. It’s a lovely aroma for meditation, to both ground your body and release your mind. 

    This blend contains essential oils of lavender Lavandula angustifolia (Mill.), patchouli Pogostemon cablin (Benth.), and vetiver V. zizanioides.

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    Which of these blends sounds good to you? Share your thoughts in the comments!

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