Simply Earth’s Tranquility oil blend - made of sweet orange, ylang ylang, vetiver, lemon, patchouli, and spikenard essential oils - is designed to have a cooling, calming effect on the mind and body. This unique blend of oils is unlike anything else you will find on the market - 100% pure at ½ the price. If you ask me, that’s an amazing deal! Top notes of lemon and sweet orange give this oil a uniquely sweet, earthy aroma along with strong floral notes. Below, you will find some interesting facts about the oils in this blend:
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Unlike the usual orange essential oil, sweet orange essential oil is cold pressed. This unique form of oil distillation actually makes this oil phototoxic, meaning that you should not go out into direct sunlight for at least 18 hours after using this oil or any blend with this oil topically. Sweet orange essential oil has very sweet, tangy citrus scent that is often the first thing you will smell in an essential oil blend. Like most citrus oils, this oil has uplifting properties, as well as the ability to calm and relax the mind and body.
Have you ever smelled the perfume Chanel No.5? The main ingredient in it is ylang ylang! This oil comes from the petals of the tropical ylang ylang tree, which grows mainly in Indonesia, the Philippines, and the Polynesian islands. Ylang ylang oil has a rich, floral scent that is considered “romantic” and is often diffused after cleaning, particularly in the bedroom. Commercially,Ylang ylang is said to uplift mood while also calming one down. Common benefits include: regulating heartbeat, relieving inflammation, increasing blood flow, promoting healthy intestinal function, and more!
Vetiver essential oil is made from a type of flower grown mainly in India, particularly coming from the root. Known for it’s potent anti-inflammatory properties, vetiver is often used to treat inflammation associated with arthritis. Other benefits include hormone regulation, antistress, anti-anxiety, immune system fortification, and respiratory health. Commercially, you can find vetiver uses in perfumes and colognes. The aroma is quite earthy, making it an excellent musk.
Lemon essential oil has a very powerful aroma that can effectively be diffused to cover up unpleasant smells, such as cigarette smoke. Lemon essential oil has an amazingly uplifting property, and some say that smelling it can give you a quick boost of energy. Lemon has purifying, metabolizing, and uplifting properties. Simply Earth’s lemon essential oil is cold pressed, making it phototoxic. Please use caution when going out into sunlight.
Patchouli essential oil is one of the most versatile oils on the market. Topically, it can be used for skin care, while aromatically, it can be used from anything from romance to destress. Unlike most essential oils, which oxidize over time, patchouli actually improves with age. Isn’t that neat? The aroma of patchouli is rich, earthy, and grounding, and has been said to be an “acquired taste”. Patchouli can be found in tropical regions, namely Hawaii.
Ever heard of a plant called the Jatamansi? Me neither, until now! This plant is native to Nepal on the Indian subcontinent. With an aroma resembling that of moss, spikenard essential oil is known to be a very calming agent, as well as an antifungal, antibacterial, and sedative. Spikenard also has laxative and anti-inflammatory properties, making it an ideal natural aid to digestive health.
While the tranquility blend is not what one would expect, it makes a very fine addition to any essential oil collection. Each oil in the blend has unique properties that could help relieve many different ailments, all the while coming together to promote a calming atmosphere.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not meant to diagnose, treat, or cure any illness. Please consult your doctor before starting any new treatment regimen.