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Anchor Essential Oil Blend

Steadying Blend

The doTERRA Anchor Steadying Blend is a unique fusion of calming essential oils meticulously crafted to instill feelings of completeness, calmness, and steadiness. Its grounding properties are designed to aid individuals in re-establishing the connection to their core self amidst the chaos of daily life. Comprised of Lavender, Cedarwood, Sandalwood, Cinnamon, Frankincense, Black Pepper, and Patchouli essential oils, this blend boasts a rich and earthy aroma that’s both soothing and uplifting.


Whether you're facing moments of uncertainty, seeking to find your center, or simply looking to enhance your meditation practice, doTERRA Anchor acts as a steady companion to help restore balance and tranquility in your mind and body. Experience a harmonious blend that anchors you, no matter where life's waves may take you.

Single Oils:Fractionated Coconut Oil, Lavender, Cedarwood, Frankincense, Cinnamon Bark, Sandalwood, Black Pepper, Patchouli


Aromatic Description: Rich, earthy, spicy, woody


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Take a Closer Look

Let's take a deeper dive into this blend and its single oils

Fractionated Coconut Oil: This oil acts as a carrier oil, aiding in the dilution and easy application of essential oils on the skin. It’s non-greasy, light, and readily absorbs, making it a perfect companion for topical blends. Its neutral aroma doesn't overpower the other oils, ensuring the blend's scent remains harmonious.

Lavender: Widely revered for its calming and relaxing properties, Lavender oil helps soothe occasional skin irritations. Its floral aroma is known to ease feelings of tension and promote peaceful sleep, making it a fundamental component in any relaxation blend.

Cedarwood: With a grounding, woodsy aroma, Cedarwood oil is frequently used in meditation practices to connect with one's inner strength. It supports healthy skin and offers a warm tone to the blend.

Frankincense: Often referred to as the "king of essential oils," Frankincense is renowned for its ability to promote feelings of peace, relaxation, and overall wellness. Its resinous aroma aids in deepening meditation and quieting the mind.

Cinnamon Bark: This oil adds warmth and spice to the blend. Beyond its comforting aroma, Cinnamon Bark can invigorate the senses, enhance circulation, and promote a sense of protection and courage.

Sandalwood: Renowned for its rich, sweet aroma, Sandalwood supports emotional clarity and calm. It’s often utilized in meditation for grounding and has been historically used in rituals for purification and spiritual growth.

Black Pepper: While spicy and invigorating, Black Pepper oil supports healthy circulation and adds an unexpected depth to the blend. Energetically, it's said to aid in manifesting stamina and courage.

Patchouli: Earthy and grounding, Patchouli complements the blend by promoting a balancing atmosphere. It's been historically used to calm the nervous system and support skin health.

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10 ways to use anchor
  1. Meditation Aid: Apply to the temples or back of the neck before meditating to enhance focus and grounding during your practice.

  2. Daily Perfume: Use as a personal fragrance by applying a drop to your wrists and the nape of your neck. Its earthy and calming aroma can serve as a delightful natural perfume.

  3. Massage: Mix with a carrier oil (like fractionated coconut oil) and use it for a grounding massage, especially along the spine or on the soles of the feet.

  4. Bath Time: Add a few drops to your bathwater or to a bath bomb for a relaxing and grounding bathing experience.

  5. Diffuse: Diffuse during yoga practice, reading, or any time you're seeking a calming atmosphere in your space.

  6. Bedtime Ritual: Apply to the bottoms of your feet at bedtime to promote a restful night's sleep and feelings of relaxation.

  7. Stressful Situations: Keep a roller bottle handy and apply to pulse points (like wrists and temples) during high-stress times or moments of overwhelm.

  8. Mood Uplift: Inhale directly from the bottle for an instant mood uplift and to reconnect with your inner self during the day.

  9. Skin Care: Blend with your daily moisturizer for added aroma and to harness the skin-supporting benefits of some of the oils in the blend, like Lavender and Frankincense.

  10. Jewelry: Use with diffuser jewelry, such as lava bead bracelets or necklaces. Simply apply a drop to the diffuser portion of the jewelry and enjoy the steady aroma throughout the day.

essential emotions

Let's take a look at the emotional and spiritual benefits of Anchor Essential Oil, followed by a discussion on the profound impact of essential oils on emotions through the lens of the limbic system and the brain.

Emotional Benefits

  1. Stability: As its name suggests, Anchor can help instill feelings of stability, providing a steadying force during times of emotional upheaval or uncertainty.

  2. Anxious Feelings: The blend's calming components can potentially alleviate feelings of anxious feelings and nervous tension.

  3. Enhanced Focus: The grounding oils in this blend can help improve concentration and clarity, allowing one to stay present in the moment.

  4. Emotional Release: It can aid in releasing pent-up emotions, facilitating emotional processing, and thereby promoting inner peace.

  5. Reassurance: The warm and grounding aroma can provide a sense of reassurance and security, especially during times when one might feel emotionally adrift.

Spiritual Benefits of Air-X Essential Oil:

  1. Grounding: Anchor blend can enhance one's connection to the Earth and the present moment, making it beneficial during meditation and spiritual practices that prioritize grounding.

  2. Enhanced Meditation: The blend can aid in deepening one's meditation practices, fostering a serene environment conducive to introspection and spiritual connection.

  3. Spiritual Awakening: The synergistic combination of oils may foster an environment conducive to spiritual awakening, helping individuals connect more deeply with their inner self or a higher power.

  4. Energetic Balance: The blend can assist in balancing one's energetic fields or chakras, ensuring a harmonious flow of spiritual energy.

  5. Protection: Traditionally, some of the oils in the blend, like Frankincense and Cedarwood, are believed to offer protective properties, safeguarding one's spiritual self from negative energies or influences.

Why Essential Oils Impact Emotions Profoundly

The profound effects of essential oils on emotions can be traced back to the intricate workings of our brain, particularly the limbic system. Here's how:

  1. Limbic System Connection: The limbic system, which includes structures like the amygdala and the hippocampus, plays a crucial role in our emotional responses, memory, and motivation. When we inhale the aroma of an essential oil, the scent molecules travel up the nose and interact with olfactory receptors. These receptors send signals directly to the limbic system.

  2. Immediate Response: Given the direct pathway to the limbic system, the effects of essential oils on our emotions can be almost immediate. For instance, calming scents might quickly ease anxious feelings, while invigorating ones can provide an almost instant uplift in mood.

  3. Memory and Association: The hippocampus's role in memory means that certain aromas can evoke powerful emotional memories. A scent can take us back to a cherished memory, infusing us with the associated emotions.

  4. Hormonal Impact: The limbic system also influences the hypothalamus, which can trigger the release of hormones. Certain essential oils can, therefore, indirectly impact the release of hormones like serotonin or cortisol, further influencing our emotional state.

  5. Holistic Experience: Essential oils provide a holistic experience, harmonizing both physiological responses and psychological perceptions. Their multi-dimensional impact makes them a potent tool for emotional and spiritual wellness.


The inherent properties of individual essential oils, coupled with our personal memories and experiences, make each person's experience with an oil unique. As such, essential oils can be powerful tools in emotional wellness, aiding in relaxation, mood regulation, and overall emotional well-being.

anchor oil affirmations

Affirmations paired with the act of inhaling or applying essential oils can enhance the experience by engaging multiple senses. Here are 5 affirmations tailored for use with the doTERRA Anchor Essential Oil Blend:

  1. Grounded Presence: As I inhale this grounding aroma, I am reminded of my deep connection to the earth and the present moment. I am here, now, fully anchored in my purpose and power.

  2. Steadfast Strength: With each breath of this blend, I draw upon my inner strength. Challenges may come, but like a tree with deep roots, I remain steadfast and unshaken.

  3. Emotional Balance: This harmonious aroma balances my mind and emotions. I am centered, calm, and in control, embracing every experience with grace and poise.

  4. Spiritual Connection: As I immerse myself in this scent, I am connected to a higher purpose and guided by unwavering faith. My spirit is anchored in truth and wisdom.

  5. Protection and Peace: Enveloped by this blend, I feel shielded from negative energies. I am surrounded by peace, safety, and protection, allowing my heart and spirit to soar freely.

Remember, the act of voicing or mentally focusing on these affirmations while experiencing the scent of the Anchor blend can help reinforce the desired emotional or spiritual state.

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