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5 Essential Oils to Become a Morning Person

There are two types of people in the world: early birds and night owls. If you are a night owl, you know how hard early morning wake-ups can be, especially in the winter when it is cold and dark outside. While it might seem impossible to break your habit of hitting the snooze button, there are ways you can make waking up a little easier!

Essentials oils are a great way to help find your inner morning person. There are many oils that are known to energize the body and mind, enhance your mental clarity, and prepare you for the day ahead. Below are our top 5 essential oils to help you become a morning person!

Lemon Essential Oil

Smells like a fresh lemon; helps reduce stress & improves focus.

Extracted from the rind of the fruit, lemon essential oil has a vibrant and refreshing aroma. This citrus oil is known for its mood-enhancing and energy-increasing properties. Adding lemon essential oil to your morning routine will have you feeling a boost of good vibes, and increased mental and physical energy.

How to use: Diffuse 5 drops as you wake up to energize your body and mind while uplifting your spirits.

Peppermint Essential Oil

Minty, cool, invigorating; alleviates headaches & migraines.

Wake up your senses with peppermint essential oil! With a minty and invigorating aroma, peppermint awakens your senses, alleviates mental fatigue, and boosts alertness. By diffusing or applying peppermint essential oil in the morning, you will be amazed by how refreshed and ready you are to take on the day!

How to use: Diffuse 5 drops in the morning to cultivate a positive attitude and invigorate your senses. You can also apply peppermint to your temples, back of neck, and wrists to boost your energy levels.

Citrus Passion Essential Oil Blend

Citrus & vanilla; increases your motivation & energy to exercise.

Become passionate about your mornings with our Citrus Passion blend. This signature blend features Bergamot, Mandarin, Grapefruit, Lime, Lemon, Orange, Tangerine, and Balsam of Peru essential oils for lively and sweet aroma. Use this oil first thing in the morning to stimulate energy levels and boost your mood!

How to use: Apply 1-2 drops on aromatherapy jewelry to inspire creativity, liven your spirits, and have you ready to take on the day. You can also diffuse 5 drops first thing in the morning.

Basil Essential Oil

Herbal aroma; anti-inflammatory, aids immunity & digestion.

Start your morning off strong with the help of basil essential oil. This herbal oil features a spicy aroma that is naturally energizing. Basil is known to help alleviate sluggishness, stimulate energy levels, and clear the mind. By incorporating basil into your morning routine, you will start the day with a greater sense of well-being.

How to use: Basil aroma can be a little strong on its own, so we recommend diffusing 3 drops of basil, 2 drops of lemongrass, and 1 drop of peppermint in the morning to invoke clarity and prepare you for the day.

Attention Assist Essential Oil Blend

Crisp, floral scent; boosts focus and reduces stress.

The blend name says it all! Attention Assist is a unique combination of Vetiver, Frankincense, Lavender, and Cedarwood to enhance your focus and fortify your mind. The essential oils in this blend work together to clear mental cobwebs and keep your mind on the task at hand. This is the perfect oil to use for those early work days, when it is easy to feel groggy!

How to use: Diffuse 5 drops at your desk or by your bedside to aid in mental clarity and alertness. We also carry this blend in a pre-diluted roll-on that is ready for topical use. Just roll the blend on your neck, chest, and wrists to make your morning shifts easier!

Waking up in the morning can be difficult, especially when you are a night owl at heart. By adding these essential oils into your morning routine, you can make those early mornings less painful. Plus, you know what they say: the early bird gets the worm!