A Christmas of Relaxation

A Christmas of Relaxation


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During the bustling Christmas holiday season, meditation plays a vital role in preserving our well-being and inner equilibrium. It's not merely a luxury but a necessity for several compelling reasons.


The holiday season, with its flurry of activities and expectations, often brings a heightened level of stress. Meditation serves as a refuge from this chaos. It offers a respite, allowing us to pause, take a deep breath, and release the mounting pressure. By calming the mind and reducing cortisol levels, the stress hormone, meditation equips us with the mental fortitude to navigate the festivities with a greater sense of tranquillity, and composure.


With NOW Foods Essential Oils, you can create the most ideal, meditative space where you can take a break from the hustle and bustle of the holidays and unwind to the soothing scents of nature!



Meditation and Essential Oils


Meditation and essential oils are a powerful combination that can deepen and enhance your practice in several meaningful ways. Integrating essential oils into your meditation routine is not merely a sensory indulgence; it's a practice that can elevate your mindfulness experience.


The holidays can often be a stressful time, so taking a short while every day to centre yourself before the flurry of activities begin can really make a big difference on your mental health and wellness! So plug in any of our NOW Solutions Diffusers and fill the air with these essential oil blends perfect for a little Christmas meditation!



Blend 1: Make it Smell like Christmas Eve! [1]


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Imagine the enchanting aroma of a Christmas scent that embodies the essence of the season. This delightful blend harmoniously combines the zesty brightness of tangerine with the crisp freshness of pine needles, evoking images of a snow-covered forest.


Adding depth and warmth, cinnamon cassia and ginger infuse the air with a spicy, comforting embrace, reminiscent of freshly baked holiday treats. Completing this olfactory masterpiece, nutmeg contributes a hint of earthiness and nostalgia.


Simply blend and diffuse:



Blend 2: Is that Santa Claus? [2]


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Santa may not be real but in this essential oil blend, pretending won’t be too hard! The robust NOW Essential Oils Cedarwood base of this blend evokes the comforting essence of a cosy log cabin. While NOW Essential Oils Cinnamon Bark adds a little spice. Finally, this all combined with NOW Essential Oils Organic Patchouli and Ginger, which are earthy herbs that create an uplifting aroma!


You can diffuse this blend on holiday mornings to really start the day in the best mood!


Simply blend and diffuse:




Blend 3: The Christmas Tree Blend [3]


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This Christmas scent is a harmonious blend of nature's finest offerings. The robust, woody notes of cedarwood capture the essence of a tranquil winter forest, while the invigorating aroma of pine needles brings to mind the crisp, evergreen beauty of the season. Intertwined with these earthy elements, the bright and citrusy essence of orange adds a touch of festive cheer.


This blend conjures images of a serene woodland retreat, with a hint of citrusy joy, making it a perfect companion for holiday meditation.


Simply blend and diffuse:





Blend 4: Winter Wonderland [4]


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The snowy winds of winter may not be a common sight in most Asian countries, but we can still evoke the scent of it through the use of essential oils, believe it or not!


This scent can also be particularly beneficial for meditation during the holidays. Orange offers a mood-lifting and stress-reducing quality, promoting a positive and peaceful state of mind. The grounding aroma of pine needle helps you feel centered and connected to nature, which is especially valuable when seeking inner peace and mindfulness. Cinnamon bark and anise add a comforting warmth that nurtures a sense of relaxation and coziness. Lastly, the spiciness of black pepper introduces a revitalising element, invigorating your senses and enhancing your focus during meditation.


Simply blend and diffuse:




Meditation is a profound practice that offers a multitude of physical, mental, and emotional benefits, making it a valuable addition to our daily lives. It empowers us to harness the innate power of our minds, promoting mental clarity, emotional resilience, and inner peace. By cultivating mindfulness, meditation fosters a heightened awareness of the present moment, allowing us to savour life's beauty and intricacies more deeply, especially during this year’s holiday season!





[1] https://www.countryhillcottage.com/christmas-diffuser-blends/

[2] https://www.countryhillcottage.com/christmas-diffuser-blends/

[3] https://helloglow.co/christmas-diffuser-blends/ 

[4] https://helloglow.co/christmas-diffuser-blends/



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