Essential Oils for Back to School

Can you believe it’s almost August already? The school year is just around the corner! To help you prepare for the school year, I have a bunch of helpful back to school essential oil tips below! You’ll find info for a healthy immune system, the first day jitters, homework study aids, morning and bedtime routine, germy and stinky kids, breakfast and snack recipes, diffuser recipes, rollerball recipes, teacher gifts, and the KidScents product line. :)

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Help your child wake up for school by diffusing Joy, Motivation, and/or Lemon essential oil!

Rise N Shine

Support your kiddo’s immune system with Thieves Vitality essential oil and NingXia Red!

Essential Oils for the Immune System

Add a few drops of Cedarwood, Valor II, or Stress Away essential oil to a diffuser necklace or bracelet to help your child stay calm on the first day of school!

Essential Oils for the First Day of School

Try diffusing Peppermint, Brain Power, or Clarity essential oil during homework time to support focus, concentration, learning, and memory!


Apply Tranquil Roll-On, Peace & Calming II, or Lavender essential oil to your child’s feet or back of neck at bedtime. You can also support a restful nights sleep by making a bedtime pillow spray with Lavender essential oil!

Essential Oils for Bed

You can also make a Sweet Dreams Cream – your kid will sleep like a rock!

Essential Oil Cream for Sleep

If your child or teen comes home stinky from recess, gym class, or sports practice, spray their clothes with this mixture of water and Purification essential oil – trust me…it helps!

Essential Oils for BO

Hand washing is the best way to stop the spread of germs. Make your own powerful hand soap with Thieves essential oil!

Essential Oil Hand Soap Recipe

Everyone loves to make their own essential oil roll-ons – kids and teens will love these rollerball recipes!


Jump start the school day with this essential oil breakfast smoothie! So yummy!!!

Essential Oil Smoothie Recipe

Provide your family a healthy after school snack with this essential oil fruit dip recipe!

Essential Oils Fruit Dip Recipe

Young Living offers gentle, all-natural children’s products. You’ll find everything from toothpaste, lotion, shampoo, shower gel, and vitamins!

Young Living Products for Kids

Young Living offers pre-diluted essential oils that are ready to use for kids ages 2-12 years. Add an AromaGlide Roller Fitment to make application even easier!

Essential Oils for Kids

Help your kiddo get ready for school with this Detangler Spray recipe – it makes morning hair brushing so much easier!

Detangler Spray Recipe

Check out these awesome back to school diffuser recipes! You could also use these ratios to make a roll-on. Your kid should be healthy, happy, calm, and well rested this school year!

Diffuser Recipes for Back to School

Every teacher should have an arsenal of Thieves products at their disposal! This includes Thieves Spray, Thieves Hand Purifier (which is part of Young Living’s August promotion), Thieves Household Cleaner, Thieves essential oil, and Thieves Hand Soap. These products would make a great teacher gift basket!

Essential Oils Teacher Gifts

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