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The blog is a good spot to get tips, tricks and tools to help you live a natural solutions lifestyle.  I've got educational posts to help you learn more about doTERRA essential oils - how to use them, what they're good for, DIY projects and lots of recipes too.  The blog is also where I share my personal life experiences.
 
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How Realtors Use Essential Oils

How Realtors Use Essential Oils: Essential oils can help to eliminate (not mask) household odors, evoke specific emotions, clean surfaces, keep your car fresh and germ-free, brand your business and leave a lasting impression. The easiest way to scent any room is with a diffuser . The diffuser disperses the essential oils into a fine vapor, sp...

Oregano Essential Oil Uses

Often times when we think of oregano our mouths start salivating as we think of that last yummy Italian dish we had. I mean after all, it is known as a common ingredient in Italian cuisine. dōTERRA Oregano essential oil is the perfect kitchen companion - it's spicy and herbaceous. Here are a couple delicious Italian treats that use dōTERRA Oregano essenti...

Essential Oils Around the Kitchen

Using essential oils around the kitchen is highly encouraged - not just for toxin-free cleaning options, but cooking and drinking too. You probably already know this, but just as a reminder essential oils are highly concentrated, so depending on the dish and oil being used you probably only need a drop or two and in some cases you may not even want a drop -...

Ginger Essential Oil

Newly sourced from Madagascar, doTERRA Ginger essential oil is derived from the fresh rhizome of the ginger plant—the subterranean stalk of a plant that shoots out the root system. A featured ingredient in many Asian dishes, Ginger has a hot, fragrant flavor when used as a kitchen spice. In Western tradition, Ginger is most often used in sweets—g...

Cleaning with Essential Oils

When I was asked to go to an essential oil class I thought I knew everything. If I’m honest, as we got into learning, I hardly knew anything. Seriously, like only what an essential oil was and that they are wonderful tools we can use with amazing health benefits. One of the most eye-opening moments for me after I started down my own wellness ...

Myrrh Uses & Benefits

Ancient records show that Myrrh was deemed so valuable that at times it was valued at its weight in gold. Myrrh essential oil is derived from the gummy resin of the small, thorny Myrrh tree and has been used for centuries for its internal and external health benefits. Myrrh has been used throughout history as a perfume, incense, and health aid. Myrrh essent...

Essential Oil Guide for HIM

Guys need essential oil love too! Am I right? Click on the picture below and you’ll be transported into an essential oil presentation with recipes for dudes. Recipes and product spotlights include: Beard Oil Beard Balm Shaving Balm Aftershave Hand Degreaser Fresh Breath Inflammatory Support Cologne Energy & Daily Vitality Gas, Bloatin...

How to Use Lemongrass

Have you ever tried Lemongrass essential oil? While some think this is an obscure oil, Lemongrass has dozens of benefits and can be used for things like skin, mood, and digestion. With its unique smoky and citrusy aroma, Lemongrass has become a favorite among essential oil experts for its equally unique benefits. So, what exactly are the benefits of...

Planning for a New Decade

Oh my goodness, we've almost come to the end of another decade. Does that have significance for you? I think it depends on your mindset, right? You can choose to look at it as just another day, which, if I'm being honest, is typically what I do when the new year rolls around. Or you can be intentional with your life - set goals and map out your year. No...

Ditch those Candles! Holiday Diffuser Blends

Okay look, I'll be the first to admit that I used to absolutely loved candles. I had a friend who sold Party Lite and those suckers were my favorite, I had enough to stock a small store front - no joke! However, once I learned about essential oils, I also learned that my candles, plug-ins and various other "scents" were one of the biggest toxins ...

Peppermint Essential Oil

Need to stay alert? Try Peppermint essential oil! If you or someone you know has trouble staying awake during the day and would like a natural method to feel alert, Peppermint oil used topically or aromatically can help. Because of the invigorating and cooling effects that pure Peppermint oil produces when it comes in contact with skin, Peppermint is an idea...

Stress Less in the Holidays

I just love the holiday season. Is it busy? YES, but, I still love it! The holiday season is full of celebrations, outings, food, family, and TONS of activities. So I want to share some tips on how to reduces the stress that might come along during this lovely time of year. 1 Planning & Expectations Plan out what you can. U...

Queen of Oils - Rose

One of dōTERRA’s most sought after essential oils is Rose. Known as the “Queen of Oils” Rose is one of the more rare essential oils. Rosa damascena, more commonly known as the Damask rose, is a small shrub with thorny stems. Originally from the Syrian capital Damascus, it is highly sought after for its many therapeutic properties. Before...

Top 5 Strengths

I did a 3 week series over on my social pages where I talked about my top 3 strengths. Why are these important? Well, let's just say that when you learn what your top strengths are it helps you to be aware of how your mind works. How you best learn. How you best lead. How you best show up. My sweet friend got me the Strengths Based Leadership book ...

Patchouli

What Is Patchouli Essential Oil Good For? Have you ever heard of Patchouli essential oil ? Have you tried it? While this may seem like an obscure oil to some, it’s a treasure in the world of essential oils. A member of the mint family, patchouli has a rich, musky-sweet fragrance that is known to instill feelings of balance. The b...

Wellness spOILed Gift Guide

Black Friday is in full force and if you're anything like me you'd rather snuggle into the couch with your laptop to do your holiday shopping in your pj's. If you're really like me, you're almost finished with your shopping list and there's only a few loose ends to tie up. Today I thought I'd share some of doTERRA's great products is this Wellness spOILed ...

Natural Stress Management Guide

As we approach the beginning of our holiday season I wanted to share with you some simple natural stress management tips. Of course I'll share my top essential oils picks that you can add to these too. By the way, nothing I'm saying is rocket science, but sometimes we even over complicate things when it comes to reducing and managing our stress. 1. ...

Wood Polish with Lemon

Have family coming over for the Thanksgiving holiday? The cleansing and preserving qualities of Lemon make it the perfect oil for maintaining your furniture. By adding a few drops of Lemon essential oil to olive oil, you can create your own non-toxic furniture polish at home. When applied to furniture, Lemon essential oil leaves a clean shine, prevents fine ...

Boost Your Energy Naturally

You do realize that there's not a magic pill or drink that you can chug that will yield you long lasting, sustainable results, right!?! If you understand that and are looking for some natural solutions that truly work you've come to the right place. First let me say that what I'm about to share can be magical, but you have to put in consistent time and...

Lemongrass

Lemongrass essential oil comes from the fragrant leaves and fibrous stems of Cochin grass, also known as the lemongrass plant. doTERRA Lemongrass essential oil is distilled from fresh lemongrass grown on family farms in Southern India. Here, on mountainsides up to 8,000 feet above sea level, the high rainfall contributes to a lemongrass oil with a higher cit...