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Your Guide to Essential Oils

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Essential Oils

What are essential oils? Essential oils are natural aromatic compounds found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants.  Essential oils can lift the mood, calm the senses, ,and elicit powerful emotional responses.  They have been used throughout history in many cultures for their health-promoting properties.  Modern trends toward more holistic approaches to self care and growing scientific validation of alternative health practices and driving a rediscovery of the profound health benefits of essential oils.

CPTG Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade  DoTerra essential oils are pure, natural, aromatic compounds carefully extracted from plants.  They do not contain fillers or artificial ingredients that would dilute their active qualities and are free of contaminants such as pesticides or other chemical residues.  DoTerra works closely with a global network of leading essential oil chemists and growers to select botanicals of the correct species, grown in ideal environments, and carefully harvested at the right time.

Check out these top essential oils and their uses:

Arborvitae: Protects against environmental and seasonal threats/Natural insect repellent

Basil: Soothes sore muscles and joints/Lessens anxious feelings

Bergamot: Reduces tension and stress/Lessens sad and anxious feelings

Black Pepper: Rich source of antioxidants/Aids digestion

Cardamom: Maintains an optimal gastrointestinal balance/Promotes clear breathing and respiratory health

Cassia: Supports healthy immune function/Helps soothe sore, achy joints

Cedarwood: Supports and maintains healthy respiratory function/Evokes feelings of wellness and vitality

Cilantro: Powerful cleanser and detoxifier/Aids digestion

Cinnamon: Maintains a healthy immune system/Helps alleviate sore muscles and joints

Clary Sage: Soothes monthly discomfort associated with menstrual cycles/Helps balance hormones

Clove: Powerful antioxidant properties/Helps soothe teeth and gums

Coriander: Helps maintain an already healthy insulin response/Helps oily skin areas reduce breakouts

Cypress: Assists with clear breathing/Soothes tight, tense muscles

Eucalyptus: Assists with clear breathing/ Helps to lessen stress

Fennel: Relieves occasional indigestion and digestive troubles/Eases monthly menstrual cycles

Frankincense: Helps build and maintain a healthy immune system/Promotes feelings of peace and wellness

Geranium: Promotes clear, healthy skin/Helps calm nerves and lessen stress

Ginger: Helps ease occasional indigestion and nausea/Supports digestive health

Grapefruit: Supports healthy metabolism/Helps reduce mental and physical fatigue

Hawaiian Sandalwood: Reduces appearance of scars and blemishes/Helps reduce stress and tension

Helichrysum: Helps reduce the appearance of wrinkles and blemishes/Helps relieve tension

Jasmine: Evokes feelings of joy, peace, and self confidence/Helps balance hormones

Juniper Berry: Supports healthy kidney and urinary function/Helps relieve tension and stress

Lavender: Calming and relaxing qualities/Eases muscle tension

Lemon: Cleanses body and eases digestion/Promotes positive mood and cognitive ability

Lime: Supports healthy immune function/Promotes emotional balance and well-being

Marjoram: Calming properties and positive effect on the nervous system/Promotes gastrointestinal health

Melissa: Supports and helps boost immune system/Helps calm tension and nerves

Myrrh: Powerful cleansing properties especially for mouth and throat/Promotes emotional balance

Oregano: Cleansing and purifying agent/Supports healthy digestion and respiratory function

Patchouli: Grounding, balancing effect on emotions/Reduces appearance of blemishes

Peppermint: Healthy respiratory function/Alleviates occasional stomach upset

Roman Chamomile: Therapeutic and calming effect on skin, mind, and body/Supports healthy immune system

Rose: Promotes even skin tone and healthy complexion/Emotionally uplifting

Rosemary: Soothes sore muscles and joints/Helps reduce nervous tension and fatigue

Sandalwood: Reduces appearance of blemishes/Used in meditation for grounding and uplifting properties

Tea Tree: Protects against environmental and seasonal threats/Promotes clear and healthy complexion

Thyme: Provides cleansing and purifying effects for skin/Promotes winter time health

Vetiver: Calming, grounding effect on emotions/Immune-enhancing properties

White Fir: Soothing for sore muscles and joints/Evokes feelings of stability, energy, and empowerment

Wild Orange: Protects against seasonal and environmental threats/Uplifting to mind and body

Wintergreen: Soothes achy muscles and joints/Promotes healthy respiratory function

Ylang Ylang: Helps balance hormones/Lifts mood while having calm effect

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