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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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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TerraShield

When it comes to protecting yourself from outdoor annoyances, what better way than protecting yourself with Mother Nature’s offerings itself? Though often unseen, many plants contain a vapor barrier provided by their essential oils that protect them from potential threats in their environment. The doTERRA TerraShield essential oil blend harnesses these plant-protecting essential oils into one product for an effective outdoor blend. Combining Cedarwood, Ylang Ylang, Catnip, Lemon Eucalyptus, Litsea, Nootka, Arborvitae, and Vanilla Bean Absolute, TerraShield is a topical and aromatic blend that can improve any outdoor adventure as its natural ingredients aid in protecting against environmental annoyances.   Continue reading

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doTERRA Spa Lip Balm

No one likes the feeling of chapped lips, but it’s an all-too-common phenomenon. Our lips possess the most delicate skin on our faces, so they’re even more sensitive to summer dryness. doTERRA SPA Lip Balms are great for keeping your lips feeling hydrated. With Original, Tropical, and Herbal blends, the doTERRA SPA Lip Balm is a favorite in the doTERRA SPA product line. Continue reading

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Rose Uses and Benefits

Previously only available during special promotions, the long awaited Rose essential oil is now available for regular purchase in a 10 mL roll-on bottle as a part of the doTERRA Touch® line. doTERRA Rose Touch combines Fractionated Coconut Oil with Rose essential oil, one of the world’s most precious essential oils, making applications and usage options both affordable and convenient. Known for its sweet floral fragrance, doTERRA Rose Touch also provides a myriad of benefits when applied topically. Continue reading

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doTERRA’s Trim Shake

Making the decision to eat fewer calories and to eat a healthier ratio of calories is the first step to losing weight and maintaining a lean body composition. Yet, today’s fast-pace, mobile lifestyle often makes it challenging to prepare or select lean meals. The doTERRA Slim & Sassy TrimShake is convenient and delicious. When mixed with water or nonfat dairy, almond, rice, or soy milk, it provides essential nutrients; is a good source of fiber; is low fat, low sodium, and sugar-free; and includes a blend of essential vitamins and minerals. Continue reading

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Grapefruit

As the season heats up, it’s time to spotlight one of our favorite dōTERRA citrus oils. This time of year is generally a time to get organized, in shape, and ready for summer vacations.  I use doTERRA Grapefruit oil as part of a spring detox routine. These drinks help to cleanse the body of any unwanted toxins in support of a healthy metabolism. doTERRA’s Grapefruit essential oil adds a delicious flavor to any beverage for a sweet twist. Continue reading

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doTERRA’s Whisper Blend for Women

With a combination of intriguing and inviting essential oils, Whisper Blend for Women provides a musky and warm aroma with a unique personalized flare. This distinctive blend combines with an individual’s chemistry to create a personal fragrance that is beautiful and enticing. Infused with some of the most popular floral scents in the perfume and aromatherapy industries, Whisper Blend contains essential oils from Ylang Ylang, Jasmine, and Patchouli flowers. These warm and soft, floral scents are complimented by powerful and dynamic essential oils such as Rose, Hawaiian Sandalwood, and Bergamot, among many others. Whisper can be used aromatically or topically to intrigue the senses or promote calm emotions.   Continue reading

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