If you’ve spent any time on our site at all, by now you must be familiar with the concept of essential oils. They’re good for you, they can be used for a number of ailments, and there are a lot of them to choose from. The question is, what happens when you’re not looking to use the oils for any specific purpose, but just want to enjoy the aromas?
There is a lot more to finding the right fragrance of essential oils than just wafting it under your nose. Each essential oil has its own unique properties and their scents have a powerful sway over our emotions. Some are invigorating while others are calming, some are sweet while others are spicy, and some are mellow while others are bright. Getting a sample of all of them can be time-consuming and a little confusing.
The blends in MONQ®’s personal essential oil diffusers are compositions of all natural essential oils, combined with industry experts so that their aromas and benefits compliment one another. The result is that each blend takes on a personality of its own. Very few people enjoy all ten blends, but almost everyone is able to identify one blend that resonates with them more prominently than all the rest.
What you may not realize is that your favorite MONQ® blend may reveal something about your body and your lifestyle. When we crave a certain food, it is often a sign that our body is missing a key nutrient. Similarly, when you feel a hankering for a certain MONQ blend, you may be lacking a specific terpene more than others.
Here are what the ten original MONQ blends could be trying to tell you:
Have you been a little too hard on yourself lately? The patchouli in this diffuser is a strong note, and if you’re craving this you probably need a little confidence boost! Remember that people form impressions of you based on the way you talk about yourself; if you have positive thoughts about yourself, so will they!
As the name would suggest, needing this diffuser implies that you need some extra energy and insight. Make sure you’re practicing healthy habits (especially sleep hygiene) to eliminate these energy slumps. Also, take some time to think about distractions that could be causing you to lack concentration. Try to eliminate these or play around with new ways to focus your mind on the tasks at hand.
The warm, sunny color of this diffuser is a reflection of what its ingredients can do for you. Find yourself craving the soft, sweet taste of happy? It might be time to evaluate whether there is something troubling you or weighing you down. There’s no time like the present to eliminate negative factors in your life! And remember to smile – it has been proven that just smiling can actually make you feel better.
There is a multitude of reasons why your body could be in a funk. If you find yourself reaching for this earthy diffuser, you may need to give your immune system a boost. Try adding Vitamins C and D to your daily routine as well to stay strong and healthy year-round!
This blend is perfect for a quick boost of energy and positivity. Maybe you’re feeling a little overwhelmed by a busy schedule, or you’ve been putting physical activity on the back burner. Try making a to-do list. Even the act of checking things off can help you feel more accomplished. And there’s more good news – it’s easy to be more active with just minor changes in your day!
This blend is most popular for its calming properties. Its ingredients aid in balancing and awakening the mind and lifting the spirit. If Zen is particularly appealing to you, it may be a clue that you need to take a break. Step away from the stress of your day-to-day life for a moment and regain touch with your inner peace.
This diffuser is designed to help you feel tranquility and gratitude at the end of a long day, or when you just need a moment to yourself. If you feel you need to use sleepy, you might be getting caught up in small details and losing touch with the bigger picture. Whether in life, in your career, or in your relationships, remember to think about things you are grateful for and let these outnumber your stressors. Breathe natural rest with MONQ’s Sleepy blend.
This fresh, woody blend will bring Forest Bathing to you, wherever you are. If you’re craving a breath of nature, it might be time for that weekend getaway. Otherwise, go and hang out in your local park for an hour or two, or even just open all your windows at home and let the fresh air in! Stagnant air encourages stagnant thoughts, and you’ll find that your productivity will increase if you just get a little circulation going.
The citrus notes in this blend are sure to bring a smile to anyone’s face. The ocean is an indicator that you’re in need of something invigorating. Why not try a new restaurant for dinner? Or take a workout class you’ve never tried before? Making small switch-ups in your routine can give you a much-needed break from the monotony!
Is there something that’s been getting you down lately? If you’re reaching for mountain you probably need a boost of strength. This blend will give your senses a frosty wake-up call and leave you feeling grounded. Try to surround yourself with people and things that make you feel strong and confident, you can do this!
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Choosing essential oils that incorporate both tradition and science add to the benefits you’ll receive from using them. Above all, they should work together to create your desired effect. This is precisely what the experts at MONQ® have done by carefully creating blends that target life’s many issues.
There is a link between your personality and the scent of the essential oil you use. While this is often overlooked, the scent is more powerful than most of us can realize. If you’re new to the practice, put your trust in MONQ and explore the possibilities of whichever blend speaks to you in a particular moment. If you already have some favorites that you know work for you, why not try a new blend or two?