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Welcome to Oils and Answers! We are a pair of dōTERRA Wellness Advocates who want to share the amazingly awesome impact essential oils have had on our lives! We write weekly blogs about oils and how to use them.

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Oregano Oil Uses

Extracted from the fragrant leaves of the oregano plant, Oregano essential oil has made its way into cookbooks, cleaning cabinets, and supplements. Oregano oil is one of the most versatile and powerful essential oils. Because of Oregano oil’s high phenol content, caution should be taken when diffusing or inhaling—only one to two drops are needed. When applied topically, Oregano oil should always be diluted with Fractionated Coconut Oil or another carrier oil. Continue reading

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Cedarwood Oil Uses

The warm, woody scent of Cedarwood oil, or Cedar oil, offers numerous benefits to the user. Not only does Cedarwood oil produce a grounding aroma that promotes feelings of vitality and wellness, it also has many applications for everyday life. Whether you are using Cedar oil topically or aromatically to improve skin imperfections, to keep insects at bay, or to promote vitality during a workout, the uses and benefits of this oil are almost limitless.

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Ginger Oil

Newly sourced from Madagascar, doTERRA Ginger essential oil is derived from the fresh rhizome of the ginger plant—the subterranean stalk of a plant that shoots out the root system. Ginger can add spice and flavor to many popular dishes. It is also used to help reduce occasional nausea by either being applied topically or inhaled. Diffuse or place a drop of ginger in the palm of your hand and inhale to create a soothing aroma.

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Rose Oil

Treat yourself this holiday season with one of dōTERRA’s  most sought after essential oils. Known as the “Queen of Oils”, dōTERRA’s Rose is one of the more rare essential oils. Pamper a sister, friend, or mother in your life with the gift of dōTERRA’s Rose oil this holiday season. Sought after for its powerful aroma and emotional benefits, Rose essential oil is the perfect gift during the gloomy winter months.

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Uses of Eucalyptus Oil

People often ask, “What are the benefits of Eucalyptus oil?” If you haven’t experienced the tranquil yet refreshing aroma of Eucalyptus, you’ll love what this cleansing, relaxing, and soothing essential oil can do for you.

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Neroli Oil Usage

We hope you all had a great summer and enjoyed the time with family. Life can get stressful with your family’s fall schedule changes. dōTERRA Neroli Touch is here to help you out! Neroli is steam-distilled from the small white flowers of the bitter orange tree, making it part of the same family as Orange and Petitgrain. Neroli oil has a wide variety of uses, which means that your whole family can benefit from it!  Continue reading

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Cinnamon Bark Oil and Uses

Extracted from bark, Cinnamon oil Cinnamon oil supports healthy metabolic function and helps maintain a healthy immune system when needed most. Due to its high content of cinnamaldehyde, Cinnamon should be diluted with doTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil when applied to the skin and only one to two drops are needed for internal benefits. Cinnamon supports healthy metabolic function and helps maintain a healthy immune system, especially when seasonal threats are high. Cinnamon is frequently used in mouth rinses and gums. Cinnamon has a long history of culinary uses, adding spice to desserts, entrees, and hot drinks. Continue reading

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Cypress Oil and Uses

Promoting vitality and boosting energetic feelings, Cypress essential oil can be used for its aromatic and topical benefits. Cypress essential oil is composed of monoterpenes, which can help improve the appearance of oily skin. It can also be applied topically to give the body an energizing lift. The chemical structure of Cypress essential oil also contributes to its renewing and uplifting fragrance. When used aromatically, Cypress produces a clean aroma that has both an invigorating and grounding effect on the emotions. Due to Cypress essential oil’s rejuvenating aroma and skin benefits, it is commonly used in spas and by massage therapists. Continue reading

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Magnolia Oil and Uses

Do you ever experience anxious feelings during the end of the school year? dōTERRA’s new Magnolia Touch oil has a fruity and floral aroma that eases anxious feelings and promotes relaxation. I personally love doTERRA Magnolia Touch and it’s light and sweet fragrance. Combined with Fractionated Coconut oil in a roll-on bottle, it’s easily applicable when you are in need of uplifting. Continue reading

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Lemongrass Oil and Uses

Grown by family farmers in Southern India, lemongrass produces a smoky, citrus essential oil that offers a variety of benefits to the user. For years, lemongrass has been used in Asian cuisine for soups, teas, curries, and seafood. However, the uses for Lemongrass oil extend far beyond the kitchen. With a pungent aroma, Lemongrass essential oil is a favorite for massage, offers purifying benefits for the skin, and promotes a positive outlook. It can also support healthy digestion when used internally. Whether applied topically, used aromatically, or taken internally, the uses and benefits of Lemongrass oil are widely diverse. Continue reading

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