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Why use Essential Oils daily?

Why you should use Essential Oils daily and what I use almost every single day!
While essential oils can (and should) be used for occasional health issues, perhaps their most useful application is for that of maintaining your health. Think of oils as you would a dietary supplement; when you use supplements you are doing so to give your body the nutrients it needs to function properly. While there are differences from person to person in usage preference, it is generally accepted that using the oils consistently is important to getting your desired results. I have found many differences in many aspects of my life since I started using oils more regularly, from not having to miss a day of work because of a cold or flu, less reactions to pollen when the seasons change, and all around sleeping way better and being generally a lot calmer, and knowing what to use to calm myself down when things are getting out of hand.

Dr. David K. Hill states, “Using a variety of essential oils on a regul…

dōTERRA Emotional Aromatherapy

dōTERRA Emotional Aromatherapy™
An Innovative Way to Influence Emotions Scientists and psychologists have spent centuries trying to understand the phenomena we refer to as emotions. Although science can not yet definitively explain the exact mechanisms, we do know that emotions have vast influence on well-being. Employing the most current research and the purest essential oils, the new doTERRA Emotional Aromatherapy blends are unique volatile aromatic compounds that address the emotions that so greatly influence your health.

Although the term was not coined until the 20th century, aromatherapy has been used to influence emotions for thousands of years. How essential oils influence emotions through their aroma is a fascinatingly complex process. While much is known about aromatherapy, we are just beginning to understand the connection between scent and emotions. It wasn’t until the early 1990s, with a Nobel prize winning study by Linda Buck and Richard Axel, that biologists began to u…

Using the doTERRA Spice Essential Oils

Using the Spice Essential Oils
If you remember from our using the herbal oil post, spices are from the root, stem, seed, fruit, or bark of the plant. This means that Black Pepper, Cardamom, Cassia, Cinnamon Bark, Clove, Coriander, Cumin, Dill, Fennel, Ginger, and Juniper Berry all fall under the spice category.

Like the herb essential oils, the spice essential oils are all steam distilled. The part of the plant that each oil comes from varies, however, which is why we included the plant part in individual descriptions of the oil.

All of the spice oils’ most obvious use is in cooking—these are potent oils however, so all that is needed in most instances is a toothpick's worth, that is, when you dip a clean toothpick in the oil and swirl that in your recipe, repeating if necessary.

Cooking with these oils helps enhance the flavors in the dish, and also carries over some of the benefits of the spice oil—for example, Black Pepper, Cardamom, Cassia, Coriander, and Cumin, Dill, Fennel…

Using the dōTERRA Herbal Essential Oils

dōTERRA essential oils come from all varieties of plants. From herbs to trees, we wanted to explore each category of oils and explain how to use that group of oils. Though there are similarities between individual oils within groups, each oil is also unique. For this post, we will be discussing how to use all of the oils that are derived from herbs. (Keep an eye out for future posts with information on using the Spice, Wood, Citrus, and Floral oils.)

First, please note that herbs are a separate category from spices. Herbs (according to the Farmers' Almanach) always comes from the leafy green part of a low-growing plant, while a spice comes from the root, stem, seed, fruit, flower, or bark of the plant. This leaves 🍃 Basil, Cilantro, Lemongrass, Marjoram, Melissa, Oregano, Patchouli, Peppermint, Rosemary, Spearmint, and Thyme in the herb category. More on our spice essential oils next week.

We’ll start with the similarities: all 12 oils in this category are distilled using steam d…

May doTERRA Specials

Promotions for the markets which involve my teams are found on this page, if you need info about other markets, contact me via this form and I can help you out or explain how to find the info you need and would love to welcome you to our team!

Here are the May Promos! Yay!!!
10% off products Australia and New Zealand
Spikenard, a flowering plant of the Valerian family, is native to high altitudes in the sub-alpine and alpine regions of the Himalayan mountains. Spikenard essential oil is steam distilled from the roots of the plant and has been valued for centuries, traditionally used to anoint people of high honor and in the Ayurvedic health practices of India. Historically, Spikenard was used to uplift mood and promote relaxation. Spikenard promotes clean, healthy skin. Today, the oil is commonly used in perfumes and relaxing massage oils for its woody, musty scent. By sourcing Spikenard oil from Nepal, doTERRA is able to support much needed income streams for harvesters and partner dis…

More reasons why love doTERRA and March Specials

March Promos are at the bottom of the page Promotions for the markets which involve my teams are at the bottom of this page, if you need info about other markets, contact me via this form and I can help you out or explain how to find the info you need. 
Why did I picked dōTERRA, what's so good about them?

There are a number of essential oil companies out there, so you may be asking why should you go with dōTERRA?

Those of us involved with dōTERRA are really passionate about dōTERRA essential oils specifically for a number of reasons. The first being that they are absolutely beautiful oils and the second being that we have such great experiences using them. dōTERRA are actually the worlds number 1 Essential Oil company and they have an 85% customer retention rate, and once you get started with them it is not hard to see why!

There are a number of reasons why we love the oils aside from the great experiences we have with them.

A. dōTERRA reward you for shopping
dōTERRA have a great lo…

15 Uses for Fractionated Coconut Oil

What is Fractionated Coconut Oil? Fractionated coconut oil is, as the name suggests, Coconut oil with specific components removed. In the non-chemical fractionating process, the components of whole coconut oil that cause it to be solid at room temperature and be susceptible to oxidation are removed. The resulting substance is liquid at room temperature and very stable. Fractionated Coconut Oil provides a number of advantages over whole coconut oil, primarily increased shelf-life. Unlike whole coconut oil, Fractionated Coconut Oil can withstand light and high heat without going rancid. It is also lighter, non-greasy, and has a greater cleansing effect on the skin, making it popular as a carrier for essential oils and as a base for a variety of skin care products.

BenefitsLonger shelf lifeLess greasy and has a lightweight textureEnhances absorption through dry skinHelps prevent sensitivity responses Beauty & Personal Care 1. Hair Conditioner. Apply to damp hair, then massage into y…

February specials

Here are the doTERRA specials for February for Australia/New Zealand, Canada, Europe and the USA for other markets please check your local listings :) or send me a message and I can hook you up ;) 
Great deals all around this month. How cheeky of Australia/NZ to offer Passion at 10% in February, I guess they hope we all order before Valentine's Day :) not only that but FCO - maybe they live in hopes we will all get a lovely massage at some point this month! 😆

Europe and Canada and USA
New Year New You still in effect until 28th February! more information EuropeCanadaUSA
I'll be happy to host an online event for you if you want to join dōTERRA! Just reach out using the form on the left.

Australia/NZ: Would you like $100 to spend on product?
You still can! The 100 for 100 promotion is running until the end of the month!!

Our 100 for 100 promo is here to kick off the year!  If you enrol with a 100PV Enrolment order, then follow it up with a 100PV LRP order, you will receive …