This formula is Blended to assist in reducing symptoms of anxiety that can occur. It can be applied directly to skin as a result of dilution and combined with inhalation has assisted with stopping anxiety attacks, stomach flutters, and panic attack symptoms in their tracks. Definitely a great aid to reducing the symptoms of anxiety as they come on and helping to calm and rest and move the body back to rest and digest mode. Once applied to skin inhale by holding hand or bottle to nose and inhalaing for count of 5, hold for 5 and then exhale for 5. Research shows that slow exhale is key for anxiety and stress reduction. Excellent preventive Blend to wear in daily aromatic necklace or carry in an inhaler.