Weekly Drop of Wisdom ~ Frankincense

In honor of Father's day I thought that I'd share about the King of Oils, Frankincense! It’s beautifying, aromatic, and health-promoting* properties are extremely powerful and can easily improve an everyday lifestyle. For anyone seeking a helpful essential oil tip, always remember, if in doubt, use Frankincense. Is the man in your life s...

Weekly Drop of Wisdom ~ Spikenard

This week I am spotlighting dōTERRA Spikenard essential oil. Known for its uplifting, relaxing, and moisturizing properties, dōTERRA Spikenard is a very beneficial oil to add to your collection. It’s musty, spicy, and woody aroma creates feelings of calmness and relaxation. Enjoy the uplifting benefits of dōTERRA Spikenard by combining it wi...

Weekly Drop of Wisdom ~ Clove

Summer BBQ’s usually include lots of meat and sugar. A great way to keep our oral hygiene superb is to add Clove Essential Oil to our brushing routine. You can add one drop of Clove to your toothpaste, which will promote clean teeth and fresh breath. Though it is more commonly recognized as a ground household spice, Clove oil is a unique and powerful o...

Is Your Sunscreen Really Safe?

Let's talk about sunscreen. Sun protection is necessary, and as a result we use sunscreen. Did you know that we are using products that are filled with chemical UV filters and hormone disrupters. According to the Environmental Working Group (EWG) "The most common sunscreens contain chemical filters. These products typically include a combination of ...

Weekly Drop of Wisdom ~ Essential Oil Uses

Due to continual research being done on essential oils, more application methods are being developed. The three methods dōTERRA recommends for using essential oils is aromatically, topically, and internally. Essential oils have a powerful effect on the limbic system when used aromatically. Topical application is commonly used on specific target areas for qui...

Weekly Drop of Wisdom ~ Peppermint

As the summer season starts rolling, our schedules tend to get even busier with the kids out of school. Whether you’re continually running them to a friends house, sports practice, birthday parties, or running errands to capitalize on summer sales, dōTERRA Peppermint is your perfect pick me up! Add one drop of Peppermint with a cut fruit like strawberr...

Weekly Drop of Wisdom~ Essential OIls for Sleep

Diffuse calming essential oils, such as Lavender or Bergamot, before bedtime to create a relaxing atmosphere. dōTERRA Balance, Breathe, Cilantro, Clary Sage, Melissa, Sandalwood, dōTERRA Serenity, Thyme, and Roman Chamomile, are all great oils to diffused to promote peacefulness. Alternately, they can also be taken internally to soothe your body and improve ...

Weekly Drop of Wisdom~ Rosemary

This week we’ll be spotlighting dōTERRA Rosemary essential oil. While it’s frequently used for cooking, Rosemary has long been revered by many cultures for its internal benefits and energizing scent. The herbaceous, energizing aroma of Rosemary essential oil makes it the perfect companion for citrus oils like Wild Orange or Lemon. To help you and...

6 Tips for Boosting Your Energy

I don't know about you, but maintaining my energy through the day can be a struggle. I am a morning person, so my days start strong, but then I find that I run out of steam by mid-afternoon and need a kick in the butt. The doTERRA blog put together these six tips and I think they are a great place to start with easy solutions to try. Do any of these ideas...

6 Ways to Avoid Hormone Invaders in Your Home

Have your hormones been invaded? I would argue that hormones are one of the most important things in our bodies. They are the chemical messengers in our bodies secreted by the endocrine glands that do little things like coordinate growth, metabolism, and fertility. They also impact the function of the immune system and alter behavior. So when I ask if ...

This is Amazing!! Major Health Insurance Approve doTERRA Essential Oils in Wellness Plans!

🛑Stop, READ THIS!! 👇👇 Insurance Companies are Recognizing dōTERRA Essential Oils! Woot Woot!!! More lives are about to change! 🤗 The bridge has arrived. 🙌 Health Insurance is expensive. True Story!!!! Expensive for employers, employees, heck for everyone! People put off their retirement because they can’t afford healthcare! Did you kno...

A Fast Favorite! Green Mandarin

I am in love! Green Mandarin was released at our annual convention last fall, and the aromatics of it, just make me smile and feel like all is right in the world! Check out this little summary I put together of the benefits of this amazing oil! Have you tried this amazing oil? Comment below on what you use it for!

6 Easy Hacks For a Great Nights Sleep!

Sleep is one of the most important things that we can do for our bodies, second to water intake, and in today's world lacking for so many people! When we sleep our bodies are working to renew themselves; our organs, immune system, metabolism and brain are hard at work while we sleep. Our brain actually spends our sleeping time processing all of the info...

How to Make a Salad that Doesn't Suck

We are enjoying our first 70 degree day here in the upper midwest, and I've got to tell you it. is. heaven As I discussed here , this is the time of year that our liver is craving renewal. The garden is begininng to show signs of life and our bodies start to crave fresh and green ingredients, my mind goes to salad. I live in a household of...

Guide to Taking Care of Your Oil Diffusers

Diffusing essential oils is one of the easiest yet most effective ways for you to experience the aromatic benefits of your favorite essential oil. Over time, your diffuser will develop an oil buildup that potentially can prevent it from working properly, so it is important to understand how to use and take care of it. Here are a few tips that will help you h...

Sourcing Matters

Oil & Water Don't MIx?

Have you ever heard the old adage oil and water don’t mix? There is definitely truth to that, but enter nanoemulsion. This allows oils to disperse throughout water which is so valuable when you are adding love to your drinks. When I add a drop of citrus oil to my water or add cinnamon bark to my coffee, I get it in every sip, not just floating on t...

Ditch and Switch ~ Handsoap

Essential oils provide an alternative to cleaning products with dangerous chemicals. Many of the cleaning products on the market today are filled with powerful yet potentially dangerous chemicals. While these products claim to provide effective cleansing benefits, they often contain synthetic chemicals and questionable ingredients that may put your family ...

Ditch and Switch~ Household Cleaners

It can be so frustrating to know where to start when wanting to implement natural solutions to your home. Thankfully, not only are there an abundance of recipes available online to make your own inexpensive cleaners, doTERRA offers some pre-made essential oil based options that take all of the added effort out of making the switch! On Guard Cleaner Con...