dōTERRA Wellness and Essential Oils

What are Essential oils?
If you have ever enjoyed the scent of a rose, you’ve experienced the aromatic qualities of essential oils. These naturally occurring, volatile aromatic compounds are found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants. Essential oils are used for a very wide range of emotional and physical wellness applications. The can be used a single oil at a time or in complex blends in one of three methods:

Aromatic
Topical
Internal

Essential oils are both exciting and promising when it comes to taking care of your own and your family’s health. Whether you’re applying essential oils topically, enjoying the aromatic benefits through diffusing, or taking essential oils internally, the positive, healthful effects of essential oils are boundless!

Spotlight Essential Oil

Roman Chamomile

Bright. Calming. Sweet

About:

    • Anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, antiparasitic, antispasmodic, calming, and relaxing.
    • Chamomile neutralizes allergies and increases the ability of the skin to regenerate. It is a cleanser of the blood and also helps the liver to reject poisons and to discharge them.
    • Because it is calming and relaxing, it can combat depression, insomnia, and stress. It eliminates some of the emotional charge of anxiety, irritability, and nervousness. It may also be used to soothe and clear the mind, creating an atmosphere of peace and patience.

It is extremely easy to add essential oils to your beverages when you want a little extra flavor. If you are trying to stay away from soda, or if you crave sugary drinks, adding essential oils to your water is the perfect way to get the flavor you want without all the sugar. Essential oils also make a great addition to tea. In addition to water and tea, essential oils can be added to virtually any other beverage. Essential oils can easily be added to smoothies, hot cocoa, lemonade, slushies—the list goes on and on.

Here is a simple guide to help you get started with essential oils
Let’s take a look at some of the basic oils:

Lemon
Properties: Cleansing, revitalizing, uplifting

      • Add to a spray bottle of water to clean tables, countertops, and other surfaces
      • Add to your favorite desserts or beverages for zesty flavor
      • Diffuse to purify air and create an uplifting, refreshing aromatic experience

Lavender
Properties: Soothing, calming

      • Diffuse or add a few drops to your pillow or feet to prepare for a restful night’s sleep
      • Apply topically to help reduce the appearance of blemishes
      • Add a few drops to a warm bath to help soak away stress

Peppermint
Properties: Cooling, energizing

      • Rub on head a neck for a soothing sensation when feeling tense
      • Add to shampoo or conditioner for a stimulating scalp massage
      • Take internally to help alleviate occasional stomach upset

On Guard
Properties: Supports healthy immune function

      • Take internally for an immune boost before traveling or during seasonal changes
      • Add to water to use as a natural surface cleaner
      • Apply topically to promote healthy circulation

Breathe
Properties: Maintains clear airways and breathing

      • Apply topically to the chest to breathe deeply
      • Apply to your upper lip and inhale to invigorate and clear your senses
      • Diffuse to promote restful sleep at night

Melaleuca (Tea Tree)
Properties: Soothing, cleansing

      • Add to toothpaste or swish with water for a quick and easy mouth rinse
      • Combine 1-2 drops with your facial cleanser or moisturizer for added cleansing properties, or apply to skin after shaving
      • Apply to fingernails and toenails to keep nails look clean and healthy

Wild Orange
Properties: Cleansing, revitalizing, uplifting

      • Cleanse and purify your home environment
      • Add to water for a burst of flavor
      • Diffuse for an energizing and revitalizing aroma

DigestZen
Properties: Cleansing

    • Aids in digestion
    • Eases occasional stomach discomfort

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