Use Essential Oils to Prepare and Perform This Study Season

Let nature help you combat exam season.

Exam season is fresh on the horizon. Whether you’re one of the unlucky ones headed for the big LC (Leaving Cert!) or working from home and suffering all-too-familiar Zoom fatigue, working around the clock can have all sorts of detrimental effects on our wellbeing and minds. 

Luckily, there are ways you can support yourself and prevent complete burnout, particularly in times of high stress such as this. We’ve compiled a list of our favourites products to consider below. All deDANÚ products are expertly and sustainably sourced, scientifically formulated to support your hard-working, well-deserving body and mind.  



In the run-up to exam time, it’s natural to feel stressed, anxious and like you might not last the pace. Read on to find out how to cultivate resilience, boost concentration and most importantly… stay well. 

  • Concentration: Concentration Collection

  • In an age of screens and short, snappy content, concentrating for long periods of time seems to be getting increasingly difficult. Constant stimulation fatigues the brain, resulting in a complete lack of ability (or desire!) to concentrate. Feeling unproductive can amp up frustration and anxieties, leading to a negative domino effect on the wellbeing of our minds. 

    Try:  Concentration Collection

    Our Concentration Collection will ensure you stay bright-eyed and bushy-tailed… and ready for what your to-do list holds. This specifically assembled collection of grapefruit, eucalyptus, lemon, and sweet orange essential oils is the ideal gift for any student. The perfect arsenal for any work-from-home desk, too.  

  • Focus: Focus Essential Oil Blend

  • With the weather getting better, and summer so near (and yet so far!) it’s easy to lose focus. As crunch-time approaches, we need all the help we can get. Harness your focus and make the most of the time that you have.  

    Try:  Focus Essential Oil Blend

    essential oils for study

    Keep your head in the game using our unique Focus Essential Oil blend. With notes of  Lemon Peel Oil, Peppermint Oil, Lavender Flower Oil, and Rosemary Leaf Oil, this blend was specifically formulated to keep that focus the way that we need it…. razor-sharp. 

  • Wellness: Shield Wellness Roller 

  • When we are stressed our immune function decreases leaving us at greater risk for contracting common colds, viruses…. It can even amp up those pesky allergies too. It’s difficult to perform at our best, when we’re not feeling our best. 

    Try:  Shield Wellness Roller

    Keep germs and pesky colds at bay. Our specifically crafted Shield Wellness Roller combines eucalyptus, rosemary, lemon, cinnamon, clove and grapeseed essential oils to boost the immune system and provide you with the protection you need at home… and on the go! 

  • All-Rounder: Study Buddy 

  • Focus, energy, increased alertness… our Study Buddy Essential Oil Blend has it all. With hero ingredients such as Lemon, Sweet Orange and Peppermint, this blend is sure to help you sail through all of that not-so-fun exam prep.   

    Try: Roll onto pulse points (neck, chest, inner elbows, wrists, back of knees, ankles) or roll onto the palms of your hands, cup your hands close to your face, inhale and watch the magic (and wisdom!) unfold. 

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    All the preparation in the world won’t help if you’re not feeling up to scratch on the day. Set yourself up for success. Take some deep breaths, drink plenty of water and embrace any of the following aromatherapy techniques to sail through your day.  

  • Invigorate: Uplifting Essential Oil Collection 
  • Performance is key. Invigorate the senses. Clear the pathways and encourage clarity in the mind, increasing overall energy levels in the body. 

    TryUplifting Essential Oil Collection

    Our Uplifting Essential Oil Trio does is designed to do exactly that. The perfect team of eucalyptus, grapefruit and sweet orange essential oils, this combination is sure to leave you feeling sharp and ready. Use each note on its own or blend together to refresh the head, and heart and keep that perspective in check. 

  • Stay Calm: Calm Essential Oil Blend

  • Exam jitters are natural. Cultivate calm in the body, and the mind will soon follow. 

    Try: Calm Essential Oil Blend

    Our Calm Essential Oil Blend is designed to help you stay calm and better able to think on your feet.  With notes of Lavender Flower, Rosemary and Lemon Peel, this unique blend is exactly what the doctor ordered when it comes to guaranteeing performance and keeping pesky exam-day anxieties at bay. Did you say a peaceful and quiet mind? Yes, please! 

  • Perform: Clary Sage Pure Essential Oil 

  • Stress can derail the best of us at times. Ground down and ease tension in the body to calm those nerves threatening to throw you off-kilter.  

    Try: Clary Sage Pure Essential Oil

    Clary Sage is a powerhouse for improving mental function, well known for its powerful effects on the mind. This sweet and balancing essential oil is ideal for exam day. Roll onto pulse points and cultivate that much-needed clarity and stillness you need. 

    Clary Sage Essential Oil is known for its powerful effects on the mind. Roll onto your pulse points to ground down and cultivated some much-craved mental clarity and stillness. 


    Though it might be hard to envisage a time when all this will be done, there will come a time when you can wind down and properly rest. Taking time to fully nourish yourself after all your hard work is key to setting you up for a long-awaited and well-deserved fabulous summer ahead! 

  • Sleep: Lavender Pure Essential Oil

  • Well known for its calming effect, lavender is the ideal companion to promote the sort of peace that you need. 

    Try: Fill your bedroom with Lavender’s calming aroma using one of our signature stone finish diffusers for a soothing space conducive to calm, relaxation… and the proper sleep you need. 


  • Restore: Relaxation Collection 

  • Treat yourself and your home environment to a proper pampering session using our Relaxation Collection. This team of essential oils; lavender, rosemary, lemon and rose geranium are a sure-fire bet to support that nervous system, encourage rest and encourage those restorative vibes you know you deserve. 

    Try: Turn your space into a Spa for the day using one of our deDANÚ Glo  Luxury Essential Oil Diffusers. Use each note on its own or blend together to make the perfect Spa-like experience, right in the comfort of your own home!

    dedanu diffuser for study

    We hope these tried and tested aromatherapy tips and techniques will support you support yourself during the busy times ahead. Remember to adequately nourish your body, drink plenty of water, sleep when you can and take regular breaks to ensure you last the pace and set yourself up for success. Breathe deep, and though you might not yet dare to believe it… there is life on the far side! Best of luck!

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