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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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Cedarwood Uses & Benefits

Did you know that many people use Cedar oil for skin due to its purifying abilities? You can easily incorporate Cedarwood oil into your daily facial routine by simply adding one to two drops of Cedarwood oil to your facial toner or moisturizer for added clarifying properties. The cleansing properties of Cedarwood oil can also help improve the appearance of s...

Date Night Essentials

Essential oils are so versatile - from helping with our immunity and digestive system to mental and emotional support. Let's not forget that they are 50 to 70 times more potent than herbs, so using them to enhance your cooking is yet another yummy use. Bottom line is that essential oils are a powerhouse for our health and wellness and can be used in ev...

10+ Uses for Bergamot

This Valentine’s day, add a light floral note to your home by diffusing dōTERRA Bergamot essential oil. While other citrus oils are stimulating and invigorating, Bergamot is unique because it reduces tension and stress. Used by the Italians for years to promote uplifting and calming feelings, it can also be purifying and cleansing to the skin. I re...

Many Shades of Wild Orange - Uses

There are so many way to use doTERRA's delicious Wild Orange essential oil! It's one of doTERRA's most popular oils for a variety of reasons, but one of the main is because it's wonderfully sweet smell will automatically make you smile. Happiness in a bottle, so to speak. It's just as yummy to the taste buds too! Have you ever tried Wild Orange ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Essential Oil Hacks - OnGuard Edition

In case you don't know what dōTERRA On Guard® is let me fill you in. On Guard essential oil is also known as the Protective Blend or Immunity Boosting Blend is one of dōTERRA's most popular oils. It's a powerful proprietary blend that supports healthy immune function* and contains cleansing properties. doTERRA On Guard protects against environmental a...

What is Grapefruit Oil used for?

Grapefruit oil is becoming one of the most popular essential oils on the market. The bright, energizing aroma and many benefits of Grapefruit essential oil make it a fan favorite in the world of essential oils. Many people ask, “What is Grapefruit oil used for?” It turns out that many enjoy using Grapefruit essential oil for much more than si...

Essential Oil Hacks - LIFE Edition

Similar to last weeks Oil Hacks - Beauty Edition, I thought it would be fun to share some unique ways to get additional uses out of some of the products that you might already have. These are pretty fun, aren't they? Do you have any cool oil hacks that you use? I think I've got at least one more Oil Hack edition coming, so stay tuned if...

Cypress

dōTERRA Cypress offers a clean, fresh aroma that promotes vitality and energy, while topical applications help to invigorate the senses. Here are three easy ways to use Cypress essential oil: 1. Fill your home with Citrus Woods by diffusing 5 drops of Cypress and 3 drops of Grapefruit. 2. Relax after a taxing day by adding dōTERRA Cypress ...