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What Are Essential Oils?

If you have ever enjoyed the scent of a rose, you’ve experienced the aromatic qualities of essential oils. These naturally occurring, volatile aromatic compounds are found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants. Essential oils provide plants with protection against environmental threats and play a role in plant pollination. In addition to their intrinsic benefits to plants and being beautifully fragrant to people, essential oils have long been used for food preparation, beauty treatment, and health-care practices.

How Do I Use Essential Oils?

Essential oils are used for a very wide range of emotional and physical wellness applications. They can be used a single oil at a time or in complex blends in one of three methods:

Aromatic

Certain essential oils, when diffused, can be very stimulating, while others can be calming and soothing. Diffusing essential oils can also cleanse and purify the air of unwanted odors.

 

Topical

Essential oils are easily absorbed by the skin and can be safely applied topically.

 

Internal

Certain essential oils have a rich culinary history and can be used as dietary supplements for targeted wellness.

Cedarwood
Jumiperus virginiana

 

Known for promoting clear, healthy looking skin, Cedarwood has a warm, woody, balsamic fragrance that promotes relaxation.

Eucalyptus
Eucalyptus radiata

 

There are many influential compounds found in Eucalyptus. Eucalyptus is used widely both for its calming and clearing properties as well to promote feelings of clear breathing.

Essential oils offered for treatment

Grapefruit
Citrus X paradisi

 

Grapefruit's fresh, invigorating aroma is sure to uplift the mood and please the senses. Pressed from the rind, Grapefruit is more than just a fresh scent. Grapefruit’s cleansing and invigorating properties have made it a favorite among essential oil lovers

Lavender
Lavandula angustifolia

 

Lavender has been cherished for its unmistakable aroma and its beneficial properties for thousands of years. Lavender is widely used and accepted for its calming and relaxing qualities.

Melaleuca
Melaleuca alternifolia

 

Recognized by its more common name "tea tree", Melaleuca has been revered for its helpful properties, especially for the skin. Composed of more than ninety different compounds, Melaleuca has limitless applications.

Peppermint
Mentha piperita

 

Peppermint is popular in countless forms, from toothpaste to chewing gum. As an essential oil, it is useful to ease breathing and as a digestive aid. It is also used to help relieve headaches.

Wild Orange
Citrus sinensis

 

Cold-pressed from the orange peel, Wild Orange is excellent for energizing and revitalizing. It is also commonly used as an effective tool for uplifting mood, as well as for its wonderful citrus aroma

AromaTouch™

dōTERRA's proprietary massage blend combines the benefits of oils well-known to promote feelings of relaxation and to release feelings of tension. AromaTouch® combines CPTG Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade® essential oils of Basil, Grapefruit, Cypress, Marjoram, Peppermint, and Lavender in a perfectly relaxing blend that adds many important benefits to various massage techniques. For topical use.

dōTERRA Balance®

Grounding Blend

Everyone experiences moments of disconnectedness. The warm, woody aroma of doTERRA Balance® Grounding Blend creates a sense of calm and well-being. We perfectly blend Spruce needle/leaf, Ho wood, Frankincense, Blue Tansy Flower and Blue Chamomile Flower essential oils in a base of Fractionated Coconut Oil to offer an enticing fragrance which promotes tranquility and a sense of balance. For aromatic or topical use.

Deep Blue®

Soothing Blend

After a long day of work or physical activity, many of us could use some soothing comfort. Deep Blue® is dōTERRA's soothing solution to this challenge. Wintergreen, Camphor, Peppermint, Blue Tansy, Blue Chamomile, Helichrysum and Osmanthus work together to provide a cooling effect and can be a comforting part of a massage. For topical use only.

All oils oils offered are dōTERRA oils. Information on each oil is directly from dōTERRA's website.