This is the time of year that your college student is starting to feel the pressure of upcoming exams. It is also the time of year that colds and the flu are rearing their ugly heads. Combine the stress from lack of sleep and upcoming finals with germs from who knows what icky virus and you have a recipe for disaster. We have a few suggestions for your students that can help them through this season.
If they have a stress headache from reading, diffusing peppermint, basil or frankincense can help with that. These scents are relaxing and mind clearing. And let’s be real - if they are trying to study with a hangover they need all the help they can get!Tea tree is a perfect oil for college students
to keep on hand for multiple reasons. Let’s start with the fact that they share a shower with who knows how many other people. Tea tree oil can take care of athlete’s foot and other common funk that can be picked up from shower floors. Used with some steam, this versatile oil can also clear your sinuses if a cold has already taken up residence.
Is your student feeling sad or homesick? Citrus oils and lavender can be beneficial in boosting their spirits as well as making their dorm room smell good! If they have stayed up late the night before cramming for a test, the citrus oil mixed with a little peppermint can help perk them up in the morning and get their day started on a positive vibe. They can carry this positive feeling with them all day on a lava stone bracelet
By diffusing essential oils in their room or wearing essential oil jewelry
, a student can keep their air clean and hopefully they will stay healthy for all those important assignments. It can also help them with a more restful sleep, because sleeping in college is not the same as being at home in your nice warm bed.
No matter what your college student needs, there is most likely an oil that can help them. Stress is a big part of their life and oils are a healthy way to keep them on track, because we all know there are many bad choices they can make.