Many people have asked me for what is the blend of oils I use on my son to help manage his ADHD. Below is an article about the blend we use. You can purchase this blend from my website here. There is also some scientific research cited at the end of the article.
In Tune- Focus Blend
doTERRA Proprietary Blend
Ingredients: Amyris, Patchouli, Frankincense, Lime, Ylang Ylang, Sandalwood (Hawaiian), Roman Chamomile
Made with Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade® Essential Oils
In Tune is a proprietary blend of essential oils, carefully selected for their ability to enhance focus and support healthy thought processes.* This blend helps those who have difficulty paying attention to stay on task and sustain focus.
No matter your age, staying focused on the task at hand is sometimes difficult. This is especially critical during the formative years when learning and growing create habits and a foundation for life. There are many factors to consider when researching solutions, including diet, sleep habits, discipline, medicine, environmental influences, stress, relationships, and others. Essential oils are one of nature ways to help deal with these kinds of challenges so that you can get things done when you need them done.
dōTERRA In Tune Focus Blend
The carefully selected essential oils in dōTERRA’s In Tune Focus Blend work together supporting your efforts to remain calm and focused on a desired task. Sandalwood, frankincense, and lime contribute to clarity and focus, while the benefits of amryis, patchouli, ylang ylang and Roman chamomile are calming and soothing. The pleasing aroma of InTune Focus Blend makes this solution an easy and delightful one to use.
• Helps restore focus and increase ability to stay on task
• Promotes clarity of thought
• Increases alertness and centering thought processes
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent disease.
Directions for Use
Apply topically to bottoms of feet and/or the back of the neck.
Avoid contact with the eyes, inner ears and other sensitive areas. Dilute with fractionated coconut oil to calm any skin sensitivities.
Amyris balsamifera (West Indian Sandalwood) Bark Oil, Pogostemon cablin (Patchouli) Leaf Oil, Boswellia frereana (Frankincense) Oil, Citrus aurantifolia (Lime) Peel Oil Expressed, Cananga odorata (Ylang Ylang) Flower Oil, Santalum paniculatum (Sandalwood) Wood Oil, Anthemis nobilis (Roman Chamomile) Flower Oil
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