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Retrouvez votre calme avec les huiles essentielles : Une rentrée sereine avec ‘’Back-to-School’’

Find your calm with essential oils:A peaceful return to school with ''Back-to-School''

The smell of freshly sharpened pencils, books waiting to be opened, and the excitement of meeting up with friends it's back to school season. However, for many students and parents, this time can also bring its share of anxiety. Fortunately, there is a natural solution to help you approach this period with calm and confidence: essential oils..

 Anxiety and going back to school

The start of the school year is synonymous with change and new challenges. Students may experience anxiety related to academic pressure, new classes, unfamiliar teachers and classmates. Parents may also be concerned about adjustments to the family schedule and preparations needed for a smooth return to school.

 The soothing power of essential oils

Essential oils have been used for centuries for their calming and relaxing properties. When used appropriately, they can play an important role in managing stress and anxiety. Here are the essential oils which will have a real impact which will be particularly beneficial when diffused or applied to the skin of the wrists due to their richness in linalool, or citral:

  1. Lavender: Known for its calming qualities, lavender can help reduce anxiety and promote restful sleep
  2. Bergamot: This essential oil has balancing properties and can help boost positive mood. It can be used in an oil blend for a pleasant aromatic experience.
  3. Mandarin: Mandarin essential oil has a sweet, happy aroma, ideal for brightening the atmosphere and reducing feelings of anxiety.


These 3 oils can be combined in equal parts for a most interesting experience.

For children, the petitgrain bigarade and orange essential oil in equal parts are the best assets

Integrate essential oils at the start of the school year

The best way to use essential oils depends on your personal preference. You can diffuse them in your home in the morning to create a calming atmosphere before leaving for school or work. Essential oils can also be applied diluted to the skin (after performing a sensitivity test) or added to a relaxing bath at the end of the day.

Create a calming daily ritual

Back to school can be a stressful time, but it can also be an opportunity to implement calming rituals for you and your family. Integrating essential oils into your daily life can help you approach this period with serenity and positivity.

In conclusion, essential oils offer a natural approach to managing stress and anxiety during the back-to-school period. By integrating them into your routine, you can create an environment conducive to relaxation and tranquility, for a smooth and confident return to school.


Reference: aromatherapy course, Scientific Massage Academy 2023