We love to share our essential oil blends in ways that can boost your health and happiness and expand the joys in life. Here, we pair monthly predictions from talented astrologers with the unique powers of essential oil blends. Each sign gets its own recommended blend to help make the most of the exciting times ahead. Read on to see your October horoscope and recommended MONQ blends this month.
Fall is in full swing! Libras who live for all things aesthetically pleasing are beaming over their perfect autumnally themed Instagram posts. And as we head into October, expect some serious energy with the full harvest moon in Aries happening on October 1. What does a harvest moon mean? It means big energy…and big drama. And if that wasn’t enough, this is a two-full moon month with another one happening on Halloween, October 31.
If anything is certain, it’s that 2020 continues to be an exciting year! The new moon in Libra on October 16 will come to the rescue and help balance your personal and professional life, injecting a hefty dose of confidence that you might need (and just before Scorpio season).
Keep reading below to see what October has in store for your sign! We break it down into “houses,” which means the areas you’re likely to see some action. And of course, check out your intuitively connected MONQ blend.
October 1, 2020: Full harvest moon in Aries
October 16, 2020: New moon in Libra
October 22, 2020: Sun enters Scorpio
October 31, 2020: Full moon in Taurus
Aries the Ram: March 21 – April 19
Aries, do you feel like celebrating? You should, because you’re going to experience some big wins this month. If you’re an entrepreneur, now is the time to set your business strategy in place. If you’re trying to move forward on a different professional venture, the first half of the month is perfect for planning. Keep in mind you might need to make some sacrifices to make your dreams come true.
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It’s easy for impulsive Aries to dive headfirst into their projects and neglect their physical health. Don’t forget to take time for self-care, exercise, and stress reduction this month. You should also spend more time in the sun.
Zen is your perfect October blend to keep you grounded and balanced as your creative ideas are lit on fire.
Taurus the Bull: April 20 – May 20
Get ready to excel, Taurus! Your determined and practical nature will benefit you this month as you experience some unexpected abundance. You will participate in an event that brings potential opportunities with a realistic approach, and success will follow. If your family members cause tension and don’t rally behind your cause, don’t be discouraged. Simply explain to them what you are doing calmly and succinctly as you are known to do.
Love is in the air for you this month, and you will have the opportunity to show your amorous side. Be open to receiving love. And after the sun enters Scorpio around October 22, stay on top of your health to keep feeling good. This is a good month to get back to your old yoga practice.
Love is your blend this month. You will feel the need to share your affections.
Two full moons this month are going to lead to some roadblocks for you, Gemini. But the good news is that your responsiveness and bright energy will have you smashing those roadblocks into success. Your main focus will be finances, but don’t neglect your love life. Your partner might need more attention than usual.
During the new moon in Libra, you will feel the urge to communicate more than usual. Pay attention to your urge to practice self-expression. Take a virtual painting class, a dancing class, or another art that you are interested in. Make sure that you get your emotions out, because if they are bottled up, that energy will release in an unpleasant manner around Halloween.
Your blend this month is Vibrant. Spicy and sweet, it will balance your energy and help you adapt to new situations.
Cancer the Crab: June 21 – July 22
Has your mind felt all over the place and out of control recently? Good news. You will be feeling spiritual peace in October, making it a great time to amp up your meditation routine or start. This is also a great time to pick up your lapsed journaling habit. Write down your feelings to keep your emotions balanced, and ride the wave of discipline you will experience during this time.
Although the pandemic is still happening, you might find your social life picking up. You will be invited to several parties, most of them virtual. Be sure to clear your calendar for at least some of these events, because you will be able to reconnect with people you haven’t spoken to in a long time.
For October, try Mountain to keep you grounded but empowered. Juniper leaf, peppermint, and scotch pine will help you breathe crisp therapeutic air® for clear thinking.
Are you ready for a passionate month, Leo? With two full moons anchoring the beginning and end of the month, you’re going to be up for romance. If you are in a relationship, don’t hold back and declare your attraction boldly. If you’re starting a new relationship, be honest and straightforward. And if you’re single, consider the people around you. A partner prospect might be standing in front of you, and you just don’t know it yet. Around the 22nd, your desire for romance will amplify.
Your tendency to brood might influence your business prospects this month. Don’t let your mind get in the way of your goals. You might have to choose the road less taken and stop being stubborn. Although this is not easy for you, it will result in more rewards.
Peace +cbd is your friend in October. It will help you stay energized for love with mandarin but grounded for business with frankincense.
Virgo the Maiden: August 23 – September 22
Virgo! Don’t let Mercury retrograde get you down. Your confidence might be suffering right now, but your industrious nature and the constant pursuit of knowledge will pull you through. Don’t get too bogged down in the facts, though. Take time to get in touch with your emotions to stay in good mental health. This is not the time to say you feel “okay.” If you feel “disgruntled,” admit it.
Feeling cooped up? Take a quick road trip on a weekend and experience the fall foliage to get out of your head. Fresh air will be extremely beneficial to clear up muddled emotions. Don’t ask a friend or family member to tag along. You need some alone time to reflect and unwind.
Cozy is a great pick for you this month, Virgo!
This is an incredible month for our charming Libras. This will likely be the best month of the year for you. Venus in your chart will make this a harmonious month for romance, and you will be feeling more beautiful than ever. Own your beauty and your charming personality will take of the rest. Now is a great time to pursue something new in romance, whether it is a new relationship or a new romantic adventure with a partner.
This is a fantastic month for self-care. You will be feeling energized and vibrant, which will encourage you to improve your physical health. A warming bubble bath will ignite romantic energy and soothe your soul all at the same time. Spend time outdoors to make your body feel as powerful as your mind.
Your blend for October is Pumpkin Spice—a harmonious blend for a harmonious month.
Scorpio the Scorpion: October 23 – November 21
Most people see you as secretive, Scorpio, and that could be a problem this month, especially at your job. A co-worker may feel that you are trying to take all of the glory for a job even if that isn’t the case. Communicate clearly to resolve this issue. Although Mercury retrograde might make this challenging mid-month, it will be worth it to clear your reputation.
October is a good time for Scorpios to take control of their spirituality. You may have lost the course of your spiritual path this year. Reflect on why, and seek answers. Write them down. At the end of the month, this will benefit you as you improve communication in romantic relationships.
Add Ocean to your diffuser this month. Lime, tangerine, and eucalyptus will uplift your spirits during difficult conversations.
Hey, Sagittarius? Can you call me? I need you. Your friends are going to be relying on you this month for advice and a shoulder to cry on. Because of your kind heart and jovial spirit, you will be there for your friends. Unfortunately, one callous remark might make you want to retreat from a friendship or two. Don’t let your ego ruin something that took years to build.
On the bright side, your career will flourish this month. There might be an opportunity for a new job or a promotion. Be natural when heading into your interview, and your genuine spirit will be recognized. Don’t procrastinate when it comes to writing a follow-up email, because you might miss a rich opportunity.
Sleep +cbd is your blend this month. Between fielding calls from friends and revamping your career prospects, you may need more rest.
Capricorn the Mountain Goat: December 22 – January 19
This month is all about professional development for Capricorn. Your heightened awareness of the value of time is hugely beneficial in October, especially around the 16th. Your impatience for others completing tasks inefficiently will benefit you this month. The details you stress about will be in your control, which is what you live for!
By the end of the month, someone who has been admiring you will approach. This is an irresistible situation for a Capricorn, but the confession might surprise you. If the admiration crosses your quest for security, let it go. If it will advance your quest for security, proceed with caution. You might find yourself in a prosperous opportunity.
Sexy will boost your confidence this month. Diffuse it and move forward with your ambitions to experience success.
The friendly Aquarius will be at a crossroads this month. Although a new friendship proposition is on the horizon, Aquarius’ need for alone time might hinder the progression of the relationship. As a student of humanitarianism, open up your heart and embrace any discomfort at overextended social time. You will be grateful for it later because this will be a lifelong friend.
Mars will attempt to control your actions this month. As a result, you will be inspired to do the opposite of what is expected of you. This could create a big problem at work or at home. Try to let go of your urge to resist convention. Nobody is going to steal your intellectual independence in the meantime. You simply need to march to someone else’s drum to maintain harmony.
This month, your blend is Relieve to help you cope with any pressure this month may bring.
Pisces the Fish: February 19 – March 21
Unexpected financial flow will allow you to donate to your favorite charities this month, Pisces. This will satisfy your pull between spiritual and material matters, at least for the time being. During the first full moon, you will adjust to the harvest moon energy without a problem. Your perceptiveness will be amplified around this time, allowing you to seize an important opportunity you have been waiting for. This opportunity might be correlated with the unexpected abundance that is on the way.
Family affairs will be tense this month and may interrupt your ability to concentrate. Tensions will rise and derail your good intentions. Don’t worry though, because you are strong! There is nothing you can’t conquer. Take the time to have a mature conversation with your family, and be there if they need you. Although you have differences, you will realize they are not worth the current distress in the long run.
Focus is your blend for this month. Keep your eye on the prize and success will follow.
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