With school back in session, students and parents alike can use essential oils to naturally increase their focus and decrease mental fatigue. But which essential oils or products should you use? We’re sharing the best option to reach for depending on your needs and the time of day.

Arise & Shine: Wake Up with Citrus

There is a reason people reach for a glass of orange juice in the mornings. Citrus (whether lime, lemon, grapefruit, orange, or some fusion of those) provides an uplifting scent that can naturally boost your energy. This is why the mornings are a great time to embrace the aromatherapeutic effects of Citrus. It’ll wake you up, heighten your senses, and elevate your mood. Our Citrus-Infused Pure Eucalyptus Oil ShowerMist permeates your morning shower with the powers of Citrus. You’ll be ready for whatever comes your way!

Time to Focus? Reach for Peppermint

Peppermint is known to improve concentration, making it the best option for when you need to buckle down and focus. The invigorating scent triggers the part of the brain that controls mental clarity, providing the alertness you need to be at your best. It can also aid in lowering your stress level and improving your memory. Diffusing our Menthol Crystals releases the amazing potential of Peppermint right into your office or classroom. You’ll have a clear mind ready for the task at hand!

Beat the Mid-Day Slump With…Pick Your Favorite!

There are actually a few different essential oil options that can provide the support you need to beat the mid-day slump. Play around with different options to find what works best for you. The refreshing scent of Citrus will provide a zesty jolt. Or, the powerful, exhilarating scent of Peppermint will sharpen your clarity. Another terrific option is Eucalyptus. The strong, sharp aroma of greens is revitalizing and will help you get back on your feet quickly.

If you often find yourself feeling sluggish midday, here are 5 More Ways to Beat Midday Fatigue fast and naturally.

Brain Fog? Start at Night With Lavender

Mental fatigue or “brain fog” generally stems from physical fatigue or inadequate sleep. So the remedy begins with at night. Using Lavender before bed (along with helpful sleep habits) can improve sleep quality and duration, allowing you to wake up feeling refreshed. Lavender is a soothing scent, known for its calming properties. The sweet, floral aroma will reduce stress and help quiet a racing mind.

The calming effects of a Yoga ritual before bed can be life-changing, especially when combined with our Lavender-Infused Pure Eucalyptus Oil Yoga Mat Cleaner. Simply spray on your mat (and wipe clean) before and after practice to enjoy the aromatic benefits during your practice.

Which essential oils do you reach for to boost energy and combat mental fatigue? Let us know in the comments!

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