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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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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