Published by Chalyce Macoskey on 15th Sep 2023

    The Travel Benefits of Essential Oils 

    The exhilaration of travel can quickly be replaced with stress – unfamiliar locales, crowds and constricted movement, scheduling conflicts, motion sickness, and encounters with new foods, medications, and plants are only a few of the factors that can lead to feelings of nervousness, depleted energy, illnesses, allergies, and other mental and physical reactions, compromising not only alertness and relaxation but also immunity.

    Essential Oils can help to naturally ease the bodily symptoms and emotional challenges that travel brings with it:

    • Essential Oils with calming and sedative qualities are ideal for nervous or jet-lagged travelers

    • Essential Oils with invigorating qualities are ideal for freshening a musty room and boosting the mood

    • Essential Oils with grounding effects are ideal for helping to mentally prepare for a stressful business meeting or rendezvous and for unwinding at end of an active day

    • Essential Oils with clarifying and cooling effects are ideal for easing congestion and for helping to keep the body at a comfortable temperature

    Read on to discover the top essential oils that are reputed to be beneficial for protecting against harmful germs, promoting alertness, boosting energy levels, supporting immune function, warding off insects, enabling spiritual practices on-the-go, addressing or helping to prevent fungus from developing on sweaty feet, keeping the skin cleansed and hydrated, and for easing muscle pain, cramping, upset stomach, and exhaustion.


      Purity Traveling can often expose us to various environmental stressors and challenges, making it essential to have reliable support for both physical and mental well-being. Our blend of essential oils - Myrtle, Lavindin, Tea Tree, Rosemary, Lemongrass, and Citronella - combined with organic sunflower oil as a carrier, offers a holistic solution tailored for the avid traveler. Myrtle brings a calming influence, Lavindin promotes relaxation, while Tea Tree provides natural antibacterial and antiviral properties to ward off potential threats. Rosemary aids mental clarity and focus, complemented by the uplifting and refreshing qualities of Lemongrass. Citronella acts as a potent insect repellent, ensuring peace of mind during outdoor adventures. Blended in organic sunflower oil, known for its nourishing and hydrating effects on the skin, this combination not only helps to protect against environmental stressors but also supports overall wellness, making it an indispensable companion for any journey Purity can also be used as a hand sanitizer. 

      Cajeput Essential Oil: This soothing Essential Oil is said to help the body relax when muscles begin to ache or feel tight and joint pain arises from hauling luggage, sitting in confined spaces, or from resting at awkward angles. With warming, anti-spasmodic, and anti-inflammatory qualities, this oil is helpful for enhancing circulation and can be incorporated into stimulating roll-on or massage blends. Its anti-viral quality helps to protect against harmful bacteria, and its spicy aroma is said to help clear congestion.

      Citronella Essential Oil: The clean, revitalizing scent of this Essential Oil is reputed to help decrease the feeling of stress, helping to replace it with feelings of rest, comfort, and renewal, making it helpful for reducing mental and emotional obstacles to both happiness and sleep. Its antioxidant property is reputed to leave the skin feeling rejuvenated, and its strong antibacterial property helps to purify the skin, especially the area around a wound or sudden rash, in order to prevent infection. It also helps to deodorize fabrics and stuffy enclosed air. Its reputed ability to calm inflammation makes it valuable for easing pain and irritation. When used outdoors, it helps to gently keep pests from approaching. Citronella Oil makes an equally effective surface cleaner, such as for sticky restaurant tables or the countertops at an Airbnb.

      Helichrysum Rambiazina Essential Oil: The cooling quality of this Essential Oil has a calming effect on the mind as well as on physical aches caused by inflammation, including headaches and muscle or joint pain. The cooling effect is also reputed to help promote mental clarity, to boost energy levels, to ease pain, and to reduce the feeling of fatigue as well as negative sentiments that may be caused by the anxiety of new and prolonged stressful travel-related stressors. The clarifying effects of are reputed to facilitate easier breathing when suffering from congestion or other respiratory discomforts. 

      Immuno Traveling exposes us to a myriad of potential health challenges, from immune system fluctuations to environmental pollutants. Our carefully curated blend of essential oils - Niaouli, Black Cumin, Lemon, Turmeric, Eucalyptus Globulus, Clove Bud, and Cinnamon Leaf - combined with organic sunflower oil as a carrier, offers indispensable support for travelers. Niaouli and Eucalyptus Globulus provide respiratory relief and immune support, while Black Cumin and Turmeric boast potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, fortifying the body's defenses against foreign invaders. Lemon offers a refreshing aroma and uplifts the spirits, complemented by the antibacterial and antiviral properties of Clove Bud. Cinnamon Leaf adds a warm, comforting scent while offering antimicrobial benefits. Blended with organic sunflower oil, known for its skin-nourishing properties, this powerful combination not only helps to fend off illness but also supports overall wellness, making it an essential addition to any travel kit.

      Lavender 40/42 Essential Oil: The comforting scent of this oil is reputed to have a soothing effect on the body and the mind, helping to encourage rest and quality sleep, especially in hard-to-sleep places, such as airplane seats. It is ideal for addressing sleeplessness caused by jet lag and may potentially be effective in helping to reduce the energy levels of hyperactive children. Lavender Oil is said to have a mitigative effect on skin afflicted with eczema, acne, sunburns, soreness, inflammation, and other types of irritation.

      Lemon Essential Oil: The uplifting effect of this bright scent help to improve the mood during times of delays, loneliness, or overpacked itineraries, among various other causes for frustration, tiredness, and emotional pressure. Lemon Oil is reputed to be beneficial for soothing the symptoms of seasonal allergies and is said to not only soothe the itchiness of insect bites but to help prevent insects from wanting to approach in the first place. This oil is ideal for addressing respiratory complaints as well as the nausea and upset stomach that may be caused by new foods.

      Peppermint Essential Oil: This bright, invigorating oil is known to energize the body and mind with its cooling scent, thereby promoting mental clarity and alertness for enhanced ability to concentrate, especially when experiencing the mental fog of jet lag. This clarifying effect is also said to help reduce congestion, while its strengthening effect is known to support  motion sensitivity. Its cooling effect also extends to the skin; when applied to the bottoms of the feet. Peppermint Oil can help to ease discomfort in the muscles and joints and to comfortably reduce the body temperature, making it ideal for use after a tiring day in the heat. Its fragrance is also known to have an uplifting and boosting effect on the mood, especially during tense and demanding experiences.

       Frankincense Essential Oil: The relaxing and sedative quality of this oil is reputed to calm the mind and to reduce feelings of stress, fatigue, and anxiety. In doing so, it is believed to help achieve or maintain normal and balanced breathing and to ease the distress of headaches. Furthermore, Frankincense Oil is often used to support and enhance immune function, to regulate the menstrual cycle, and to help manage its uncomfortable symptoms.

      Miss Kate's Happy Tummy  Miss Kate's Happy Tummy blend, featuring essential oils of Peppermint, Black Pepper, and Spearmint in a carrier oil of Organic Sunflower Oil, is a travel essential for anyone seeking digestive comfort and overall well-being on the go. Peppermint, known for its soothing properties, helps alleviate digestive discomfort and nausea, ensuring a settled stomach during travel. Black Pepper aids in digestion and promotes gastrointestinal health, while Spearmint provides a refreshing and uplifting aroma, easing tension and supporting mental clarity during transit. Blended with Organic Sunflower Oil, this harmonious combination not only offers immediate relief but also nurtures and protects the skin, making it an indispensable companion for your travels, ensuring you stay comfortable and energized throughout your journey.

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