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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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doTERRA Essential Oil: 7 Day Challenge

I don't sell essential oils. I sell a healthy lifestyle. I sell a wellness community. I sell natural solutions. One of the things you get when you purchase your doTERRA essential oils and other natural solutions through me is ongoing support and education. I believe that one of the most important parts of any purchase is actually ...

Babies & Essential Oils

Essential oils are such a great addition to have in your natural solution tool box. You probably know that essential oils are potent and pack a powerful punch, even with adults. However, you need not worry about using them with you little bambino, especially if you follow the safety and dilution tips. Because infants, especially, don't even require a full...

Pregnancy & Essential Oils

I thought with February, aka love month, being last month it might be a good time to start prepping you for using essential oils during pregnancy. Tee-hee! And if you're like me, no matter how old you are you seem to always run into or know someone who is prego. So feel free to share! I wasn't fortunate enough to have essential oils in my life...

February Diffuser Blends

What's up with diffusing? Why would you want to diffuse over setting the mood with some candles? I'm going to break it down in the most simplistic way, bullet points! Essential oil diffusers are: Safe Easy Decorative Mess-Free Cost-Effective Efficient The ...

All You Need is Love & Oils!

I'm not saying that you can't have one without the other, but having love AND oils in your life at the same time is a HUGE bonus! There's lots of science and research out there that talks about how solid social connections, romantic relationships and intimacy have a positive and profound influence on our physical and emotional health. On the f...

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...

Essential Valentine's DIY Gifts

Nothing says love (or friendship) like a homemade Valentine's Day gift. Whether you want a cute DIY project for a school Valentine or a crafty gift for friends, co-workers and loved ones, the ideas are limitless. Check out these 6 cute doTERRA oil bottle PRINTABLES : "I'll Oilways Be Your Friend" "Oil You Be Mine?" ...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

Cooking with Essential Oils

Essential oils have a wide variety of uses, each holding different advantages. You can integrate essential oils into nearly every part of your daily routine and incorporating essential oils in your family’s diet is easy and delicious! FLAVOR - Essential oils are super potent because they are highly concentrated and taken directly from the plan...