New Essential Oil Blend Roll-On: Soothe

New Essential Oil Blend Roll-On: Soothe

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Introducing our first essential oil roller blend, Soothe. This blend of carefully selected oils has been created by Auscentic as the first in what will be a whole set of mood roll-ons!

We thought we'd start out with Soothe, which is the perfect blend of essential oils to soothe nerves and help relieve stress or mild anxiety. Each essential oil used in this blend has been scientifically proven to assist with stress or anxiety, so rest assured this will be your new go-to for on-the-go stress relief.

This first product in the collection is in a gorgeous forest green frosted bottle, in a handy 10ml size, ideal for your handbag or pocket. You'll want to take this out several times during the day to give yourself a boost! Each subsequent blend will be in a different vibrant colour, so you'll have fun collecting them all and completing the set.

Suggested uses for Soothe could be before an all important exam or job interview, or perhaps even a first date you're feeling nervous about. This blend is designed to relax you without making you sleepy (we'll have a sleep blend for that 😉), so you'll feel alert but calm.

These blends have a 5% dilution of oils so you should use them sparingly to get your desired result. However this high concentration makes them unsuitable for pregnant or breastfeeding women and children under 12. 

How to use: Simply roll on to your pulse points; temples, wrists, behind ears, neck, and/or soles of feet.

So, now you know the basics of our new roller blend, let's dive into what all these oils are and exactly how they can help you.



Evidence of efficacy:

2019 study looked at the effects of topical frankincense oil on rats. Researchers found that the topical application of frankincense oil appeared to counteract the effects of stress in the rats. They suggest that using frankincense oil may be helpful for managing stress.

2020 review notes that two studies of frankincense aromatherapy significantly reduced anxiety in women during labour.

Scent: balsamic, earthy, sweet, honey-like and woody



Evidence of efficacy:

A 2011 study looked at the effects of self-massage with a mix of essential oils, including rose oil, on menstrual pain and anxiety. It found that an aromatherapy self-massage of the abdomen with the essential oil mixture was associated with lower levels of pain and anxiety.

2014 study examined the use of a rose aromatherapy foot bath in pregnant women during labour. Women who used the aromatherapy foot bath reported lower levels of anxiety than those that used a foot bath containing warm water only.

Scent: warm, deep floral, slightly spicy, rich, honey-like odour.



Evidence of efficacy:

Research has shown that spikenard essential oil can reduce neuro-inflammation, which may help with anxiety and stress

Spikenard is used in ayurvedic medicine to calm the mind and encourage sleep.

According to a 2018 study in mice, a 7-day regimen of spikenard extract had significant anti-anxiety effects. An increase in gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA) and monoamine neurotransmitters were also observed in the brain, indicating that the anxiety-reducing effects of spikenard operate through this pathway.

Scent: woody, musky, earthy, spicy, sweet, mossy, leathery



Evidence of efficacy:

According to a 2015 study on women in the first stage of labour, inhaling geranium oil effectively reduced their anxiety. A significant decrease in diastolic blood pressure was also observed.

A 2017 study looked at the effects of geranium oil on anxiety in individuals who had been hospitalised due to a heart attack. It found that people who inhaled geranium oil reported significantly lower anxiety than those who inhaled a placebo scent.

Scent: a sharp and herbaceous green scent and with a sweet minty-rose undertone.


Holy Basil 

Evidence of efficacy:

According to 2014 research, all parts of the holy basil plant act as an adaptogen. An adaptogen is a natural substance that helps your body adapt to stress and promotes mental balance.

Scientific research shows that holy basil has pharmacological properties to help your mind cope with many types of stress.

2017 review notes that some studies of holy basil report a 31.6 to 39 percent reduction in stress-related symptoms in some individuals.

One study found that people who took 500 milligrams of holy basil extract each day felt less anxious, stressed, and depressed.

Scent: sweet, pungent, clove-like, somewhat bitter green/herbaceous aroma, with a soft balsamic-woody undertone; it also has a remarkably persistent sweetness.


Clary sage 

Evidence of efficacy:

When used in aromatherapy, clary sage oil can help alleviate stress by inducing a sense of well-being. 

According to a 2015 systematic review clary sage can help ease tension and help manage cortisol levels in women. Cortisol is known as the stress hormone. High cortisol levels may increase your risk for anxiety and depression.

One study carried out on women undergoing a stressful medical test indicated that when inhaled, clary sage essential oil elicited feelings of relaxation and helped to reduce blood pressure.

Scent: Earthy, fruity, floral aroma that is herbaceous and nutty


The essential oils are diluted in grapeseed oil; a light carrier oil which is suitable for everyone and all skin types. 

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