Essential Oil Properties

We get questions all the time about which oils to use in certain circumstances. This essential oil properties wheel from doTERRA is a great reference that everyone should have to help with the question, “What oil do I need for….?”

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Patchouli Oil Uses and Benefits

Patchouli Oil Product Description
For a powerful skin, aroma, and mood makeover, Patchouli oil proves an ideal essential oil. Extracted from the leaves of the Patchouli plant, Patchouli oil has many uses and benefits for both the mind and body. Patchouli essential oil contains a variety of skin benefits and can help reduce the appearance of wrinkles, blemishes, and skin imperfections. Patchouli oil can also promote a smooth and glowing complexion. The sweet and musky scent of Patchouli oil is often used in perfumes and colognes and can emit a natural musk when applied to the skin. The sweet and herbaceous aroma of Patchouli oil is great for diffusing, and its rich chemical properties can have a grounding and balancing effect on emotions when used aromatically or topically.  Continue reading

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Serenity Oil Blend Uses and Benefits

doTERRA Serenity Product Description
doTERRA Serenity Restful Blend combines a select group of powerful, CPTG® essential oils to help calm and relax when stressful feelings arise. With so many high-stress moments and situations all around, it is not uncommon to feel overwhelmed and tense. The doTERRA Serenity Restful Blend can be used aromatically and topically to promote relaxation, encourage calm emotions, and lessen feelings of tension. doTERRA Serenity is an ideal essential oil to have around both day and night as it can aid in reducing everyday stresses and promote a relaxing night’s sleep. This blend contains essential oils such as Lavender, Ylang Ylang, Marjoram, and Roman Chamomile, which give it its soothing scent, while Hawaiian Sandalwood and Vanilla Bean offer a warm aroma. When used in a diffuser, this blend will help calm and renew with its sweet fragrance.  Continue reading

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Seasonal Threats and TriEase Softgels

TriEase Softgels 
Designed to lend support during times of seasonal discomfort, TriEase Softgels bring together the powerful properties of essential oils to promote well-being when seasonal or environmental threats are high. TriEase combines three of the most potent essential oils for support of healthy respiratory function and protection against seasonal threats. Equal parts Lemon, Lavender, and Peppermint essential oils in an easy to use softgel, TriEase provides defense against environmental elements from spring through fall. Experienced essential oil users are well aware of the combination of LemonLavender, and Peppermint oil, as it is one of the most common DIY blends. Lemon oil is cleansing to the body’s systems and frequently used for respiratory discomfort. Lavender oil is renowned for its calming and balancing effects, and skin-supporting benefits. Peppermint oil promotes clear breathing and healthy respiratory function. Together they provide the perfect synergism of seasonal protection. TriEase Softgels offer this amazing blend in the form of easy to use softgels, for daily or as-needed use. Continue reading

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Helichrysum Oil Uses and Benefits

Helichrysum Oil 

Referred to by some as the Everlasting or Immortal Flower, the Helichrysum plant offers several benefits to the skin. With rejuvenating and restorative properties, doTERRA Helichrysum essential oil has many uses, including reducing the appearance of blemishes and wrinkles, providing a soothing sensation for the skin, and promoting a healthy metabolism.* Often used in anti-aging products, Helichrysum oil is best known for the endless applications it holds for improving the skin.  Continue reading

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Marjoram Essential Oil

This month, doTERRA offered Marjoram in a BOGO deal for members. (Not a member? Email us to find out how to get FREE oils!) Most people don’t use or know much about marjoram, so here’s a few tips on its uses. It’s a fabulous oil that every household should be using! Continue reading

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Women’s Health

Women’s health is an enormous topic, but in this blog we’ve included a brief bit about a variety of issues regarding women’s health as well as numerous essential oil blends and supplements and their uses. Continue reading

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Cedarwood

Have you tried dōTERRA Cedarwood oil yet? The use of Cedarwood oil, or Cedar oil, dates back centuries.  Often referred to as Cedar oil, this essential oil is both unique and useful. With a warm, woody aroma, Cedarwood oil possesses cleansing and soothing properties that make it useful for promoting healthy-looking skin, soothing the mind and body, cleaning around the house, or promoting a calm environment in any room. Cedarwood is also extremely useful for repelling insects both inside and outside. Continue reading

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How to Spot Fake Essential Oils

Essential oils are hugely popular right now both for their health benefits and because many are associated with multi level marketing companies. However, as with all products that are an “it” thing, there are those that want to cash in on consumers without making a quality product. Here’s some suggestions to help you spot potentially fake or low quality oils. Continue reading

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Peace for Road Trips

It’s summer time, and summer means vacation! But if you’re a family like us who goes on many a long car trip, sometimes you need a little help keeping the kids calm and getting along in the backseat. Don’t worry- there’s oils for that! Continue reading

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