Essential oils

Nature's gift to mankind—PLANTS 
have changed my life, 
and now they can change yours!

Which essential oil is best for you?

What is an Essential Oil?

Essential Oils are organic, aromatic compounds that come from different parts of plants (such as the bark, stem, peel, leaf, etc.) and each drop contains chemical compounds that carry tremendous healing properties. 

How Can Essential Oils Help You?

The Health Benefits 

In ancient times, people used essential oils and plant parts to improve their health and well-being. Essential oils can be used to sooth occasional skin irritations promote healthy digestion, support good oral health, create feelings of clear airways, and more, they have been a popular choice for those who want to maintain good health. 

The Emotional Benefits

With unique chemical structures, each essential oil holds a variety of benefits for the user. Some essential oils hold soothing, toning and grounding properties, while others are known as energizing, uplifting, warming or renewing. Our bodies go through an array of emotions and physical states throughout a single day, essential oils can help us manage and maintain our well-being.

How to Use & How Often

There are 3 common ways to use essential oils. Aromatically, Topically and internally. Less is more, using essential oils more frequently with a carrier oil will prolong the benefits of the essential oils. The carrier oil slows down the evaporation of the oil, allowing it to moisturize the skin.

Meet the Oils

Whether you are using essential oils aromatically, topically or internally, you might be wondering about the best place to start. 

At dōTERRA we suggest starting with simple essential oils that have a variety of applications so that you can get used to the potency, power, aroma and characteristics of essential oils and how to use them.  

When you are first starting out, consider using any or all of the oils:

Lavender oil is a wonderful oil to start with. Not only does lavender provide a calming, pleasant aroma but it is useful in everyday life as well! Lavender is often considered a must-have oil.
Wild Orange
It can be taken daily to help cleanse the body or used on surfaces as a natural cleaner. Diffusing Wild Orange will energize and uplift the mind and body while purifying the air.

Peppermint oil can be used topically, aromatically or internally for impressive results, such as helping promote clear breathing and digestive health!
If you are looking for an uplifting versatile oil to start off your essential oils collection, Lemon is an excellent choice. When added to water, Lemon provides a refreshing and healthy boost throughout the day.  
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Rebecca Hintze, M.Sc. is considered an expert on natural solutions for mood. She's a family issues specialist and an instructor of emotional intelligence for families and individuals. She is the international bestselling author of, Healing Your Family History, distributed worldwide. 

She is the creator of The Emotions Mentor Center for Learning and she’s the author of Essentially Happy, Essential Oils for Happy Living, and Emotions and Essential Oils an A-Z Guide. She holds a BA degree from BYU, and an M.Sc. degree from the University of East London School of Psychology. She's happily married for more than 30 years and has four grown children and four grandchildren.