A Naming Game

A Naming Game

One of our most underrated essential oil blends is experiencing an identity crisis! Stop Itch: a blend of lavender, tea tree, and frankincense, is a magician at reducing the effects of bug bites, and other itch causers, but its usefulness isn't limited to itch related issues. We need some help coming up with a name fit for its prowess because each oil in the blend is a powerhouse of aromatherapy:

Lavender, in addition to being one of the most popular essential oils, is great for:

  • Bug repellent
  • Helping relieve stress and anxiety
  • Relieves headaches
  • Helping you fall asleep faster
  • Pain relief
  • Helping heal acne, eczema, and other skin conditions
  • Aiding respiratory disorders
  • Promoting healthy hair and skin
  • Helping with blood circulation
  • Aiding digestion
  • Having antibacterial and antiviral properties that help boost immunity
  • Antioxidant protection
  • Supporting brain function
  • Used as a compliment to many cancer treatments

Tea Tree is just so versatile. It:

  • Can help heal acne, eczema, and other skin conditions
  • Speeds healing
  • Aids respiratory disorders and infections
  • A useful expectorant
  • Helps treat fungal infections
  • Insect repellent
  • Helps treat insect bites and reduce itching and swelling
  • Helps neutralize odors
  • Helps kill mold
  • Used as a compliment to many cancer treatments
  • Has antibacterial, antiviral, antiseptic and antimicrobial properties
  • Stimulates blood flow
  • Has been known to reduce inflammation and pain
  • Helps promote healthy skin and hair


  • Helps reduce stress
  • Helpful as a sleep aid
  • Boost immune system function
  • Helps prevent infections and illness 
  • Antiseptic, antibacterial, astringent
  • Used as a compliment to many cancer treatments
  • Helpful for a variety of skin and hair issues
  • Aids in digestion and gas build up
  • Can help to decrease inflammation and pain
  • Helps to temper symptoms associated with hormonal imbalance, such as PMS or menopause

Together these three oils have you covered! And to top it all off, it smells great too! This blend is not only great for a variety of itch-inducing situations but can help reduce pain and inflammation, the risk of infection and illness, speed healing and boost immunity, help you keep your skin and hair healthy and sleek, deter many common insects, etcetera, etcetera, ETCETERA! The applications are as endless as they are exciting and we need to find a name that reflects its fantastically versatile nature.

If you have a suggestion for a better name for our blend, you can enter by commenting on our Stop Itch post on Instagram, or the same post on Facebook! Each person who makes a suggestion will be entered to win a $20 GoodPlanet Gift Card and an aromatherapy gift pack worth over $60, including Roll-Ons of 5 our favourite Wellness Essential Oil Blends (including Bandit's, Energizer, Headache Relief, Muscle Relief, and Stop Itch) and a bottle of Stop Itch Essential Oil! We will be taking suggestions via Facebook and Instagram from the 18th until the 22nd, and will announce the winner and their fantastic suggestion by Friday, July 27th. We can't wait to hear all of your awesome suggestions!



**As always, aromatherapy is not a replacement for treatment, and aromatherapy affects everyone differently. If you are pregnant, nursing, have children, pets or other concerns about the effects of oils on you particularly, we encourage you to consult a doctor or professional.**