La relaxation et les huiles essentielles : Une immersion complète dans le monde du bien-être

Relaxation and essential oils: A complete immersion in the world of well-being

In Canada and several other countries, August 15 is a day dedicated to relaxation and well-being: Relaxation Day. This is a perfect opportunity to stop for a moment, take a breather and focus on our mental and physical well-being. In this context, essential oils can play a major role, thanks to their numerous benefits on health and harmony of the mind.

Why essential oils for relaxation?

Essential oils are increasingly recognized for their therapeutic benefits, including their ability to promote relaxation and general well-being. These concentrated plant extracts interact with our limbic system, the part of our brain associated with emotions, memories and even our sense of smell.

The therapeutic benefits of essential oils

Numerous studies have demonstrated the soothing properties of essential oils. They can help relieve anxiety, reduce stress and promote quality sleep. For example, lavender essential oil is known for its calming and soothing effects on the nervous system[1].

How to incorporate essential oils into your relaxation routine?

There are several ways to incorporate essential oils into your daily routine to promote relaxation. Here are three practical methods.

Direct inhalation with a personal inhaler

Inhalation is one of the most effective methods to benefit from the benefits of essential oils. When you inhale an essential oil, its molecules are quickly absorbed by your respiratory system and reach your brain, where they can exert their beneficial effects[2].

Here is a simple and effective anti-stress inhaler recipe:

  • 5 drops of lavender essential oil
  • 4 drops of Roman chamomile essential oil
  • Add essential oils to a personal inhaler

Volcanic stone diffuser bracelets

A volcanic stone diffuser bracelet is a practical and discreet method to benefit from the benefits of essential oils throughout the day. Volcanic stones are porous, they absorb essential oil and release it slowly throughout the day.

Here is a suggested recipe to use with a diffuser bracelet :

Using room sprays

A room spray with essential oils can help create a relaxing environment. Here is a room spray recipe to try:

  • 10 drops of ylang-ylang essential oil
  • 8 drops of Neroli essential oil
  • Fill a spray bottle with water and add essential oils

What precautions should you take with essential oils?

Although essential oils offer many health benefits, it is essential to use them safely.

Safety and dosage

Essential oils are very concentrated, so it is important to dilute them before using them. Always avoid contact with eyes and check for allergic reactions before starting a new essential oil.


Essential oils can be a great addition to your relaxation routine, whether you're looking to reduce stress, improve your mood, or promote restful sleep. By adopting these simple practices, you can take full advantage of the benefits of these gifts of nature for your overall well-being.


  1. Koulivand, PH, Khaleghi Ghadiri, M., & Gorji, A. (2013). Lavender and the nervous system. Evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine: eCAM, 2013, 681304.
  2. Ali, B., Al-Wabel, NA, Shams, S., Ahamad, A., Khan, SA, & Anwar, F. (2015). Essential oils used in aromatherapy: A systemic review. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine, 5(8), 601-611.
  3. Effect of aromatherapy on sleep quality of adults and elderly people: A systematic literature review and meta-analysis
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Tips and Warnings

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Want to learn more about how to use these essential oils to improve your well-being? Contact your team of Essanzia experts.

Special Note: Every recipe featured here is based on using doTERRA's Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade (CPTG) essential oils. These essential oils are chosen for their purity and therapeutic efficacy, ensuring the best possible experience.

If you would like to know more about how to use these essential oils to improve your well-being, or if you have specific questions about a recipe, do not hesitate to contact me at the following address: info@essanzia. com

You can also make an appointment for a wellness consultation, in person or by video conference. The Essanzia team and I are here to guide and advise you in your discovery and use of essential oils. Do not hesitate to contact us for any additional information.


The information and recipes contained in blog posts are intended to promote the general use of essential oils and do not constitute medical advice or medical treatment.

Before using any essential oil for any application or recipe, we highly recommend doing a patch test to make sure you don't experience any adverse reactions. Additionally, Essanzia does not explicitly endorse the use of essential oils. Each individual is unique and may react differently.

It is important to note that citrus essential oils can cause photosensitization. We therefore advise not to expose yourself to the sun for several hours after their application.

If in doubt or concern, please consult a qualified healthcare professional. The health and well-being of our readers is our priority.