AJ Flanagan

Peace & Calming Spotlight

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Peace and Calming is one of Young Living's most popular blends, and for good reason! This blend of Tangerine, Orange, Ylang Ylang, Patchouli, and Blue Tansy will surely become a favorite in your family to relax the body and calm emotions. This oil can signal overtired and overworked body systems that it is a safe space to release stress and invite in a sense of calm. It is also one of our favorites for supporting sweet, restful sleep!



  • Has a comforting, fresh, citrus aroma that is relaxing to mind and body
  • Makes a wonderful personal fragrance or addition to DIYs and perfume blends
  • Contains Blue Tansy essential oil, known for its calming effects on the nervous system
  • Creates a peaceful environment for yoga, prayer, journaling, or meditation
  • Is supportive to children and animals during an overactive day

Peace & Calming is great to diffuse to create a positive, peaceful atmosphere and to set the stage for relaxation or sleep. This Young Living exclusive is made with essential oils that contain some of the highest naturally occurring levels of the constituent limonene, a wonderful support tool for both body and mind. This blend also has Ylang Ylang essential oil, another crowd favorite, that contributes to its slightly sweet aroma.


  • Tangerine: contains esters and aldehydes that are supportive of calming the nervous system and releasing anxious thoughts and nerves
  • Orange: uplifting to the mind, helps bring a sense of joy and peace; commonly used in aromatherapy to help release anxious feelings
  • Ylang ylang: supports relaxation, balances male and female energies to restore confidence and equilibrium
  • Patchouli: high in sesquiterpenes, this oil stimulates the limbic center of the brain to support grounding and centering, helps clarify the thoughts, allowing the mind to relax and release insecurities
  • Blue Tansy: helps cleanse the liver and lymphatic system, combats anger and negative emotions; soothing to the nervous system to allow a sense of safety for the mind

KEY CONSTITUENTS *Constituents are naturally occurring compounds in plants (and therefore essential oils) that give them specific health-supporting properties Sesquiterpenes: known for their ability to calm and focus the mind and central nervous system Limonene: known for its anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-stress support, this is a powerful constituent with many health benefits

PEACE AND CALMING & EMOTIONS Peace and Calming is an incredible tool when it comes to emotional health! The Blue Tansy in this blend is specifically supportive of calming the Central Nervous System, whether you need to calm down from a busy day, intense emotions, or set the stage for sleep.

This oil is one of our favorite ‘tantrum tamers' – especially for kids! When you need it, simply apply Peace & Calming to the chest and back and help your little ones ground themselves. For some children this is through gentle touch, massage or a light back scratch (it helps them reconnect with their bodies). You can also try snuggling them up in a blanket for somatic grounding. Other children like movement, so finding a swing or holding them and swaying back and forth. As you do these movements, help them inhale Peace & Calming, take deep, cleansing breaths, and possibly repeat a soothing statement to them that will calm and ground them (I am here. You are safe. I've got you.). Continue until the child feels calm!

When using oils for deeper emotions, consistency and stopping as much in the moment as possible are key. Grab Peace & Calming and breathe deeply when you are feeling out of control, out of balance, disconnected, or overwhelmed. For when you feel out of control and out of your depth, focus on balance and healthy boundaries as these can be the opposite of out of control. Using Peace & Calming on your stomach, focusing on the mantra "I am content" or “I am safe” can help quell strong desires to be in control. Control is something we often seek subconsciously and don't notice until we feel a lack of it. Peace & Calming can be a huge help in this area, especially when used with intention and frequency! When you feel unwanted or unlovable, Peace & Calming can help. Often, feelings of deep unease, instability, and moodiness are born from this deep false belief about ourselves. Often our hormones become out of balance when we feel deep sadness and unease. Also, imbalanced hormones can cause these sad feelings and beliefs, creating a cycle that just keeps feeding itself. Peace & Calming can help with both the feelings and hormonal balance! Diffuse, inhale and apply this oil as you work through these emotions.


  • Peace and Calming essential oil blend
  • Peace and Calming Roll-on
  • Peace and Calming II essential oil blend

PEACE & CALMING II ESSENTIAL OIL BLEND Peace & Calming II is a variation of Peace & Calming that does not include Blue Tansy. It was formulated at a time where harvesting Blue Tansy sustainably was not possible, so Young Living came out with a blend that was similar so we could continue to enjoy this mix of oils and all its amazing benefits.

Peace & Calming II includes Tangerine, Orange, Ylang Ylang, Patchouli, German Chamomile, Vetiver, Cistus, Bergamot, Cassia, Davana, and Northern Lights Black Spruce essential oils and can be used similarly to Peace & Calming (the original formulation). Peace & Calming II includes some really wonderful grounding and focusing oils like Vetiver and Spruce as well as alerting and cleansing oils like Cistus and Cassia, making it great for calming the respiratory system as well as the emotions!

  • Tangerine: contains esters and aldehydes that are supportive of calming the nervous system and releasing anxious thoughts and nerves
  • Orange: uplifting to the mind, helps bring a sense of joy and peace; commonly used in aromatherapy to help release anxious feelings
  • Ylang ylang: supports relaxation, balances male and female energies to restore confidence and equilibrium
  • Patchouli: high in sesquiterpenes, this oil stimulates the limbic center of the brain to support grounding and centering, helps clarify the thoughts, allowing the mind to relax and release insecurities
  • German Chamomile
  • Vetiver: high in sesquiterpenes and very calming to the mind and body; helps the brain waves slow to a state of focus or meditation
  • Cistus: commonly referred to as labdanum, rose of Sharon, or gum rockrose; a cleansing oil that has been used for centuries for prayer and meditation
  • Bergamot: soothing to the mind and body, especially for racing and anxious thoughts; also supports healthy circulation
  • Cassia: an alerting and cleansing oil closely related to ceylon cinnamon; high in antioxidants and soothing to the respiratory system
  • Davana: offers an exotic floral aroma that creates an environment of joy and romance; supports emotional release, especially feelings of deep sadness, hopelessness or loss of control
  • Northern Lights Black Spruce: a grounding oil reminiscent of a walk through a serene forest; soothing to the immune and respiratory systems as well as the emotions.

DAILY HABITS WITH PEACE AND CALMING (OR P&C II) Use to support emotional and physical health and sleep

  • Add a drop to your palms, then breathe with your hands over your nose to promote feelings of courage and confidence.
  • Diffuse in all bedrooms at night to promote restful sleep.
  • Use to help little ones calm down after a busy day, after intense emotions, and/or to set the stage for sleep.
  • Pair with an emotional release technique such as journaling, visualization, meditation, or grounding.
  • Make a Unicorn Roller to use as a daily fragrance and for emotional support:
    • 15 drops each Peace & Calming, Valor, Lavender, Bergamot, Tangerine, Patchouli
    • 10 drops Vanilla
    • Carrier of choice or a pump or two of Relaxation Massage Oil
    • Roll onto the chest, wrists, neck or anywhere liberally and frequently.
  • Rub drops on wrists or back of neck to calm anxious thoughts and feelings
  • Apply Peace & Calming to the bottoms of feet at night as part of a bedtime ritual for your whole family.
  • Add to your DIY chest rub! Try a mix of Lemon, R.C. or Lavender, and Peace and Calming. This oil is very supportive of the airways as well. Have really littles ones? Just use P&C in some coconut oil!

Use in your self-care routines

  • Dilute it with V-6 Vegetable Oil Complex for a calming back massage before naps or bed.
  • Add 4–5 drops to 1 cup of Epsom salt for a centering bath at the start of the day or as part of a calming evening routine.
  • Add it to Young Living Bath and Shower Gel Base for a cleanser your entire family will love.
  • Try this Wind Down Massage Oil:
    • 4oz pump bottle
    • 20 drops Peace & Calming essential oil
    • 10 drops Cedarwood or Lavender essential oil
    • Carrier of choice
  • Make this Floral Sugar Scrub for a little TLC or to give as a gift!
    • 1 cup organic sugar
    • ½ cup coconut or olive oil
    • 15 drops Peace & Calming
    • 10 drops Lavender or Tangerine
    • Mix together. Add more oil to desired consistency, then mix in essential oils. Use on lips, hands, feet - anything you desire!
  • This DIY Whipped Body Butter recipe is a favorite, and adding Peace & Calming is perfect for making it smell amazing and soothe emotions at the same time:
    • 1/2 cup coconut oil
    • 1/2 cup pure organic shea butter
    • 1/8 cup cocoa butter
    • 1 Tbsp Vitamin E oil
    • 50 drops Peace & Calming
    • Melt together coconut oil, shea butter and cocoa butter, then add in vitamin E oil and whisk. Refrigerate until almost half solidified, then use a mixer to whip for 1 to 2 minutes until a fluffy consistency is achieved. Add in essential oils then place in a glass jar.
  • We love this DIY Hand Salve for soothing dry skin (not just hands!)
    • ½ cup Organic Olive Oil (or 1 cup if not using arnica oil)
    • ½ cup organic arnica oil
    • 1 Tbsp shea butter
    • 2 Tbsp unrefined extra virgin coconut oil
    • 3-4 Tbsp beeswax pastilles
    • 40 drops essential oils: Peace & Calming, Lavender, Frankincense, Cedarwood
    • Using a double boiler, place several inches of water in the bottom and place a bowl or pan on top. Turn the heat to low-medium and add the olive oil, shea butter, coconut oil & beeswax and allow it to melt, stirring gently.
    • Remove the bowl from the double boiler. Add Vitamin E oil and essential oils.
    • Allow the mixture to sit for a few minutes to cool but not harden, then pour into the small containers.
    • Essential oils to add for a masculine scent: Sandalwood, Vetiver, Idaho Blue Spruce
  • Make this Dry Skin Bath Soak! Adding oatmeal to the bath is helpful for more acute skin needs, especially for children.

DIFFUSE: Diffusing is a wonderful health habit! Our diffusers are running 24/7 with blends that are supportive of individual needs or systems. Try some of these great combinations and enjoy the calming scent of Peace & Calming!

  • Calm Seas: 5 drops Peace & Calming, 6 drops Lavender
  • Fresh Air: 3 drops Citrus Fresh, 5 drops Peace & Calming, 4 drops Orange
  • Meditation Space: 5 drops Peace & Calming, 3 drops Frankincense, 4 drops Orange
  • Peace, Be Still: 5 drops Valor, 6 drops Peace & Calming
  • Fresh Breeze: 4 drops each Bergamot, Peace & Calming, Jade Lemon
  • On Holiday: 3 drops each Peace & Calming, Lime, Tangerine, Lavender


  • I love Peace & Calming! I currently have three bottles and never want to run out! - Rebecca J.
  • I LOVE this oil for my very active son! Put it on before bed EVERY night and it works wonders!! - Sara D.
  • We don't run out of this oil. Ever. - Kim H.
  • We never run out of this oil. This oil is the oil that has made my son a good sleeper. It also helps him to sit still easier (with Vetiver) during his speech therapy. - Alicia D.
  • Peace & Calming Rocks! I use this at night when my girls (9 and 6) have a hard time calming down. It works! Funny thing... I never liked the smell at first. Now, I love it! - Cari T.
  • One of my very favorites! - Mary S.
  • Peace & Calming has made such a difference for me in the way I relax and sleep at night! - Yolanda G.
  • We mix this oil with Valor and apply it before bed every night!!! - Megan M.
  • I love Peace & Calming! I diffuse it with other oils to help with my horrible sleep patterns. It really assists me when I'm having problems with insomnia. - Sarah T.