Welcome to Oils and Answers!

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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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.

Need more reasons to use Eucalyptus oil? Keep reading to learn more about this unique oil and why you definitely want to add it to your collection. Continue reading

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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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Cardamom Essential Oil Information

Whenever I think of fall, my mind goes straight to family, friends, and food. There are so many holidays packed with spending time with loved ones and gathering around the table to enjoy delicious meals together. On these feast days, help ease any indigestion with dōTERRA Cardamom essential oil.* Not only is dōTERRA Cardamom great for cooking and maintaining overall gastrointestinal health*, it also promotes a sense of openness and mental clarity when diffused or inhaled. Continue reading

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Green Mandarin

Do you love the sweet smell of citrus fruits? I love citrus oils, so you can image how excited I was to hear at Convention we are be adding a new one to our product line. dōTERRA Green Mandarin has a beautiful citrusy, yet slightly sweet and floral aroma that you’ll love. Green Mandarin is not only known for its citrusy scent, but for its soothing properties for the nervous system and can be supportive of healthy digestive function.  Continue reading

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Using Copaiba Essential Oil

We absolutely LOVE this oil! It’s a staple in our hosuehold. An exceptional addition to the resinous oils doTERRA offers, Copaiba is extracted from copaiba trees in the Amazon rainforest. The essential oil is steam distilled from the copaiba oleoresin, a substance made up of resin and essential oils. The collection process of the oleoresin is unique among essential oils—it is tapped from the tree in a similar way to how maple trees are for their syrup. The oleoresin is then steam distilled to produce the essential oil.

Copaiba’s main chemical component is beta-caryophyllene, a chemical similar to cannabinoids found in cannabis that may protect nerve cells and have benefits for the cardiovascular and immune systems. Continue reading

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Tea Tree Oil (Melaleuca) Uses and Benefits

Tea Tree Oil Product Description

A truly versatile oil, Melaleuca, or Tea Tree, essential oil holds over 92 different compounds and limitless applications. Hailing from Australia, the Melaleuca plant was a daily necessity for the early natives. The Aborigines would apply the leaves directly to the skin for a cooling effect. Eventually, the knowledge of Melaleuca’s numerous benefits spread worldwide, and Tea Tree oil is now frequently used topically for cleansing and rejuvenating skin, purifying and cleaning surfaces, and more. Continue reading

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