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Five MONQ Blends for Celebrating Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras has arrived and with it will be a lot of parties, get-togethers, and fun. There are many great essential oils to choose from for the big event, however, some will offer more benefits than others. Here are a few to get you started on your enjoying the big event, winding down, and recovery. If you have to be at work the next day, we've also included a blend to help you stay focused on your job while you're still in recovery mode.


Mardi Gras Blends


Happy


To prepare your mind, body, and soul for the big parties, you'll want something that is both invigorating and energizing. Our Happy blend will do just that. You'll feel the joy and kindness as you breathe in the Happy blend. Made from fennel, which offers a soothing sensation that will quiet an upset tummy (for those who are nervous about being in a crowd at the party). 

Our Happy blend also has undertones of lavender, marjoram, petitgrain, caraway, mandarin green, clary sage, and parsley seed.

Relieve


After all that fun and excitement, you may just need to find a way to ease your mind, body, and soul. You may be tired from so much fun. You may have some sore muscles from dancing and enjoying the party. Regardless, you'll benefit from Relieve blend which uses a blend of ginger, helichrysum, and spikenard to ease those discomforts. These ingredients each have anti-inflammatory and restorative effects that can help. 3 As you breathe in the Relieve, you'll feel renewed and rejuvenated.

Relieve also includes undertones of black pepper, bergamot, frankincense, copaiba, jasmine, geranium, nerolina, lavender, roman chamomile, and ravensara.

Zen


Of course, after all that party food, alcohol, and activity, you may find that not only your body is wound up, but your mind as well. This is where Zen can help. This essential oil blend offers benefits that will help to ease your overactive mind and put your mind in a state of peace and relaxation. Zen blend offers up a myriad of benefits including orange, ylang-ylang, and frankincense essential oils, which work well together to ease your mind. 4

Zen also includes undertones of clary sage, black pepper, eucalyptus, rosemary, lemon, dill seed, spearmint, sage, and tea tree.

Focus


Unfortunately, all that fun eventually comes to an end. Many will have to return to work or class the next day and may not really feel up to it. The solution? FOCUS . It’s packed with oils such as bergamot which will help you relax and de-stress. 5 The peppermint will help It will support concentration and boost your confidence when you're having trouble bouncing back after the party. 6 With just a few breaths from the personal diffuser at your desk, you’ll feel an enhancement of clarity, productivity, and vision.

FOCUS includes other essential oils such as black pepper, bergamot, cardamom, caraway, cinnamon bark, clary sage, cinnamon leaf, frankincense, coffee, ginger, nutmeg, lemon eucalyptus, spearmint, and rosemary.

Final Thoughts


Carnival and its most popular day, Mardi Gras, is a celebration that’s practiced across the globe. There are traditional ways to recognize the holiday, but enjoying an essential blend is an excellent addition to all the activities you’ll be doing. Breathe the benefits of aromatherapy and get through the day after Mardi Gras and you'll have happy memories of your night.

Photo credits: @JessicaSteddom, @carson.breen

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