Essential Oil Blends For Focus

Essential Oil Blends For Focus

Essential oil blends for focus using the best essential oils for focus and concentration. Make roller bottle recipes and diffuser blends with easy printable charts!

As the new year approaches, many of us are beginning to think about setting goals. Whether that be new years resolutions or just goals in general of things, we want to get accomplished throughout the year. Maybe you want to learn macrame, speak a new language, or complete a business goal; challenges require our focus. 

Because let’s admit it, as wonderful as the initial motivation is when we set a goal, it doesn’t last forever. You may have been driven to begin but face a loss of energy when the going gets tough. 

The good news is that essential oils can help you stay on track when it comes to running a business, a report due for work or school, or any other myriad of things that require focus.

Do essential oils work for concentration? Absolutely! Certain essential oils can invite mental clarity and make you feel more productive.

And I’m here to point them out! Learn what are the best essential oils for focus and concentration and how to use them with easy printable charts. 

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What essential oils can I mix for focus? Here are my favorite essential oil blends for focus using the best essential oils for focus and concentration.

What essential oils can I mix for focus?

Knowing which oils are good for increasing mental clarity and concentration is one thing but knowing how to blend them is another key trick to using essential oils for focus anywhere, anytime. Whenever I’m starting to mix oils for a diffuser or roller blend, I love using a blending wheel.

What’s a blending wheel? Similar to a color wheel, an essential oil blending wheel helps us understand the relationships between different aromas and how our brain processes them. 

It answers the question of what essential oils smell good together. To create appealing essential oil blends, choose oils that sit next to each on the blending wheel. Print a blending wheel chart from the Oily Chic Library.

Here’s a list of essential oils you could mix into blends to help you keep your eye on the ball.

Essential Oil Blends That Can Help With Focus: 

  • Orange
  • Peppermint
  • Frankincense
  • Lavender
  • Cinnamon
  • Ylang Ylang
  • Cedarwood
  • Sage
  • Ginger
  • Fennel
  • Basil
  • Rosemary
  • Bergamot
  • Nutmeg
  • Lime
  • Black Pepper
  • Rosemary
  • Lemon
  • Grapefruit

Can essential oils improve concentration?

While essential oils have been known to have different effects on different people, many have seen an enhanced improvement in concentration and feeling of productivity when using diffuser and roller blends. 

Along with concentration, aromatherapy with essential oils can also make you feel calmer and more relaxed, naturally encouraging motivation and joy.

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Did you know essential oils can help stay on track when it comes to running a business, a report due for work or school, or any of the other myriad of things that require focus? Learn what are the best essential oils for focus and concentration and how to use them with easy printable charts.

What essential oil is best for focus?

While I’m not sure if one oil alone can take the cake for the best essential oil for focus, there are many that are great for enhancing clarity. The fantastic thing about this is that you have other options if you don’t have a particular oil or something is out of stock. You probably also have some of these on hand, which can be both a time and money saver. 

To give you an example, peppermint is by far the most popular for improving focus, and for good reason. The invigorating aroma can refresh the mind and help us to get back on track mentally. However, if you can’t get your hands on peppermint essential oil, lemon, orange, and frankincense are all just as great! 

How To Diffuse Essential Oils Blends for Focus

If you’re new to diffusing essential oils, you’ll be delighted to know it’s effortless. All you need is a diffuser, a bit of water, and a few drops of essential oil to infuse your bathroom, kitchen, or office with any focus essential oil blend! 

Take a look at my favorite essential oil diffusers:

Once you start using a diffuser regularly, you’ll need to keep it clean to get the most out of it, so don’t miss my tips on how to clean a diffuser. And if you like to nerd out on things like this, I explain the five methods for diffusing essential oils here

Do you have a space that doesn’t have an outlet for an electric diffuser? Another option is to make a DIY reed diffuser to use these essential oil blends.

Along with those helpful diffuser tips, there also comes the question of where is the best location for a diffuser.

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Where’s The Best Place To Put A Diffuser?

This is a great question! From moving across the country, not once but seven times in my life, I can tell you it can be challenging to find a good space for a diffuser. You may even find yourself switching it up, and that’s ok!

I’ve learned that it’s not really about decor; it’s about choosing the best place to reap the aromatherapy benefits of a diffuser. And the same can be said for your essential oils. If you keep them in a box in your closet – how often are you really going to use them? 

So, take some time to think about where you and your family frequently spend time in your home and how you can creatively store your essential oils for ease of use. I share several storage tips for oils here and have a few ideas in the Oily Chic Lookbook

Here is a list of some of the best places to put a diffuser:

  • Study Room
  • Kitchen Island
  • Home Office
  • Bathroom Vanity
  • Coffee Bar
  • Homework Corner
  • Office Credenza 
  • Portable Diffuser In The Car
  • Living Room Sofa Table

Once you’ve found the perfect location, or locations in our family’s case, for an essential oil diffuser, store the essential oils you will use most often there. And why not tuck these focus essential oil blends on handy printable charts nearby?

Yep, we’ve got you covered with done-for-you blends, printable charts, and diffusers. Are you ready to make essential oil blends for focus and clarity? I know I sure am!

Here are my favorite essential oil blends for focus using the best essential oils for focus and concentration.

The Best Essential Oil Blends For A Clear Mind

Here are my favorite essential oil blends for focus using the best essential oils for focus and concentration. Make roller bottle recipes and diffuser blends for at home or on the go with easy printable charts!

Daily Grind Diffuser Blend

This clever diffuser blend inspires genius ideas during any work or study session.

2 drops brain power

2 drops vetiver

1 drop peppermint

Study Session Room Spray

If room sprays are more up your alley, this room spray is a lifesaver for study sessions in any room. Simply add 25 to 35 drops total of these essential oils into an 8-ounce glass spray bottle with a splash of witch hazel and fill the rest with water.

Check out the Oily Chic Look Book for lots of spray bottle options you’ll love!

Lemongrass

Rosemary

Orange

Ache Away Roller Blend

The daily grind can take a toll on our bodies, making it harder to focus. This is why a roller blend like this is perfect for the on-the-go and at work. Just top it with a carrier oil into a 10ml roller bottle, and you’re ready to go! 

10 drops lemongrass

5 drops copaiba

5 drops peppermint

3 drops clove

Goal Setting Diffuser Blend

Any time you’re entering something new, you’ll want essential oils that help inspire you to set your goals, and this diffuser blend is that and more.

2 drops frankincense

2 drops peppermint

1 drop ylang ylang

Test Taker Roller Blend

Whether a mundane math test or a big exam, everyone takes tests. Stress can overwhelm us during these times and make it hard to focus on the questions in front of us. Top this roller blend with carrier oil, like sweet almond oil, and tuck it into your bag. 

10 drops vetiver

10 drops cedarwood

5 drops  lavender

1 drop peppermint

Time Crunch Room Spray

I don’t know about you, but when I’m in a race against the clock for a deadline, it only gets harder to focus on my work, which is why I love this room spray! 

Add 8 to 10 drops of each essential oil into an 8-ounce spray bottle with a splash of witch hazel, and fill the rest with water and ta-da! An effective trick to win in the race against time! 

Valor

Frankincense

Lemon

Joyful Helper Roller Blend

It’s always easier to stay focused when you’re joyful, which is why whenever I need a little reminder of joy, I pull out this roller blend to invite positivity into whatever I’m doing. Simply put the oils into a roller bottle and top it with a carrier oil!

10 drops valor

6 drops stress away

5 drops joy

5 drops orange

Homework Time Diffuser Blend

When you’ve got homework to power through, this diffuser blend is sure to keep you energized and motivated!

2 drops frankincense 

3 drops lime

2 drops grounding

Printable Essential Oils Blends For Focus Charts

These printable essential oil blends for focus make the perfect addition to your New Year's Goals. Find each and many more essential oil printables in the Oily Chic Library.

These printable essential oil blends for focus make the perfect addition to your New Year’s Goals. Find each and many more essential oil printables in the Oily Chic Library

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Pin these essential oil blends for focus charts now to your Pinterest blends board, and while there, follow Oily Chic for more inspired ideas. And don’t forget to print your own charts! 

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