Weekly Drop of Wisdom ~ Cypress

If you are in need of an energy boost to get everything done in your day, try dōTERRA’s Cypress essential oil. When used aromatically or topically Cypress essential oil promotes vitality and is energizing. Diffuse in the morning or apply to the back of the neck to give you a motivational boost to get a difficult task completed. Fill your home with the fresh woodsy scents of fal...

6 Reasons to use Eucalyptus Oil

People often ask, “What are the benefits of Eucalyptus oil?” If you haven’t experienced the tranquil yet refreshing aroma of Eucalyptus, you’ll love what this cleansing, relaxing, and soothing essential oil can do for you. Need more reasons to use Eucalyptus oil? Keep reading to learn more about this unique oil and why you definitely want to add it to your collection. Reason 1: Eucalyptus oil promotes relaxation If you’ve had a long day, full of worry and stressful feelings, Eucalyptus oil is the perfect oil for you. Diffu...

Weekly Drop of Wisdom ~ Cinnamon Bark

You may be noticing the seasonal changes that have been occurring. The days are getting shorter, the air is crisp, and pumpkin flavored drinks are back! A sweet and spicy essential oil that pairs well with the fall season is dōTERRA’s Cinnamon Bark oil. An unknown fact about Cinnamon Bark essential oil is that it is extracted from the bark of a tropical tree. This essential oil has many beneficial components, it can maintain a healthy immune function, it is naturally cleansing, when diffused it can naturally repel insects, and is a perfect ingredient in any recipe to enhance flavor. dōTERRA’s Cinnamon Bark oil is frequently diffused in my home to bring a natural warmth to air in the cooler months. ...

5 Kinds of Relaxation

Five Kinds of Relaxation 1) Daily Meditation: Be mindful and be aware of your thoughts. Learn to become more sensitive to your internal workings by adapting a daily meditation practice. 2) Relaxation Exercises: Try yoga, meditation or even a walk around the neighborhood. 3) Imagery: Counteract external and internal stressors by filling your mind with positive thoughts and replays of pleasant scenes. 4) Music: Listen to whatever music relaxes your mind and bo...

Weekly Drops of Wisdom ~ Lemon

Did you know that Lemon is dōTERRA’s top-selling essential oil? That’s right! The cleansing, purifying, and invigorating properties of Lemon make it one of the most versatile oils. Do you need a little something to pick you up throughout your day? Due to the chemical makeup of dōTERRA Lemon, it has been shown to help improve mood with an energizing and invigorating aroma. If you want to diffuse Lemon oil, use three to four drops in the essential oil diffuser of your choice. To learn more about dōTERRA Lemon, visit out spotlight blog here .

Weekly Drop of Wisdom ~ 5 Ways to Use Rosemary

5 Ways to Use Rosemary Oil Are you wondering how you can use Rosemary oil? While some think Rosemary is only useful for cooking, this herbal, energizing oil has uses that extend far beyond the kitchen. Keep reading to learn five easy ways to use Rosemary essential oil. Use Rosemary oil for hair. Cooking with Rosemary oil. Diffuse Rosemary oil for an energizing midday pick-me-up. Use Rosemary oil to refresh and rejuvenate. Take Rosemary ...

Ditch and Switch ~ Candles

Coming back from vacation left me motivated to reassess our finances and trim unnecessary expenses. You know, those automatic ones that you sign up for here and there that nickel and dime you to death?💸 Or picking up specials that boast quantity, without the quality? 🤑🕯 Take note of the quality that you want from what you surround your family with and look at unintended consequences of trying to find the seemingly cheapest way out. There has been a lot of discussion and studies around parafin candle wax. The way that it is treated can result in questionable concerns in the air. However, My main focus is on the fragrance component. Fragrance is a simple word that encom...

Weekly Drop of Wisdom ~ Neroli

I hope you all had a great summer and enjoyed the time with family. Life can get stressful with your family’s fall schedule changes. dōTERRA Neroli Touch is here to help you out! Neroli is steam-distilled from the small white flowers of the bitter orange tree making i...

Weekly Drop of Wisdom ~ Copaiba

Are back-to-school preparations bringing your family anxious feelings? The woody scent of dōTERRA’s Copaiba essential oil can help calm any *anxious feelings you may be experiencing. Leaving you feeling free of any worry as you drop the little ones off for school. Derived from the resin of the Copaiba tree, native Brazilians used it in traditional health practices. dōTERRA Copaiba oil can support much of the body including, the cardiovascular, immune, digestive, nervous and immune systems. Add 1-2 drops of Copaiba oil to any beverage to support your overall health. Incorporate the oil to your skin care routine to reduce the appearanc...

Weekly Drop of Wisdom ~ Rosemary

Trying to relax? Let the renewing properties of Rosemary oil soothe your body and soul at the end of a long day by creating a relaxing essential oil bath. Adding essential oils to a warm bath can promote a calming, relaxing environment that allows you to take a break—both mentally and physically. Combine Rosemary, Frankincense , and Epsom salt into your bath for a rejuvenating experience when you are in need of a little “me time.” For more information on dōTERRA Rosemary, please visit the education blog here .

Weekly Drop of Wisdom~ Best Hair DIY's

Benefit from the natural properties of essential oils by incorporating them into your hair care routine. dōTERRA offers many DIYs for your hair. These recipes are moisturizing, detangling, repairing, cleansing, and wonderfully scented. They hold your hair in place, offer texture, and are protecting. If you are looking for natural alternatives to your hair products, essential oils are the perfect option.” For the full list of essential oil hair DIYs read here .

Weekly Drop of Wisdom ~ Helichrysum

This week we are spotlighting dōTERRA Helichrysum essential oil, known as the Immortal or Everlasting Flower. Helichrysum promotes Skin cell regeneration to help reduce aging spots, fine lines, and wrinkles. Help boost your metabolism by taking two drops of Helichrysum essential oil internally. Due to its chemical components, Helichrysum has calming and soothing properties. Massage Helichrysum onto the back of the neck too for a soothing sensation. This essential oil is perfect for days when you have been out in the sun too long. dōTERRA Helichrysum soothes and calms skin that has been irritated by too much sun exposure. Learn about all of the dōTERRA Helichrysum benefits by reading the Product Spotlight page here.

Weekly Drop of Wisdom ~ Wintergreen

Are you tired of stinky shoes after sports practice, yard work, or exercise? Freshen that scent with dōTERRA Wintergreen! Wintergreen essential oil has a prominent scent that is sweet, minty, refreshing, and energetic. This aroma can be both uplifting and stimulating to the senses. After a long day, take some time to relax, and pamper yourself with a Wintergreen bath. Add 1–2 drops of Wintergreen oil to warm bath water and enjoy the soothing sensations of Wintergreen essential oil. The Wintergreen oil will help to soothe the body, and its aroma will have a positive and uplifting effect on the mind. To enjoy all the benefits of dōTERRA Wintergreen, please visit the spotlight page here .

Weekly Drop of Wisdom ~ Ylang Ylang

Due to the organic components it contains, Ylang Ylang provides protection from the summer heat while increasing the appearance of healthy, shiny hair. Known for providing antioxidant support, add dōTERRA Ylang Ylang to a refreshing drink or smoothie. For a quick pick-me-up apply a few drops of Ylang Ylang to the back of your neck. When applied topically, this essential oil is great for uplifting your mood or for an elevating boost. To enjoy all the benefits of dōTERRA Ylang Ylang visit the product spotlight page here .

Weekly Drop of Wisdom ~ What Are Essential Oils

A variety of plants cover the Earth in different shapes, sizes, colors, and scents. Many of these plants contain compounds that typically can’t be seen with the naked eye—they hide within the roots, flowers, seeds, bark, or other areas of the plant. These compounds are known as essential oils. They are highly concentrated, making them extremely potent. Also referred to as volatile aromatic compounds, essential oils give a plant its aroma, protect it from harsh environmental conditions and insects, and even play a part in plant pollination. For more information on the fundamentals of essential oils, visit the blog spotlight page here .

Ditch and Switch ~ Dryer Sheets

Dryer sheets seem to be the go to for people who want to soften their clothes, add a fresh scent, and reduce static cling. What if I told you that dryer sheets and liquid fabric softeners were highly toxic? They are a convenience, sure, and something that can be substituted just as easily with better healthier results. An article from Scientific American states: "some of the most harmful ingredients in dryer sheets and liquid fabric softener alike include benzyl acetate (linked to pancreatic cancer), benzyl alcohol (an upper respiratory tract irritant), ethanol (linked to central nervous system disorders), limonene (a known carcinogen) and chloroform (a neurotoxin and carcin...

Weekly Drop of Wisdom ~ Basil

Are you searching for new recipes to spice up your summer celebrations? Add a refreshing taste to your favorite summer Italian dish with dōTERRA Basil essential oil. The fresh and herbal flavor enhances meat, pastas, and entrée dishes. If you feel worn out from chasing children in the summer heat, rub a few drops of Basil oil on to the back of the neck. As you apply Basil oil topically, your body will experience a cooling and relaxing sensation. Delight in the warm, spicy, and herbal aroma of dōTERRA Basil as it reduces anxious feelings when diffused. For more benefits of doTERRA Basil, visit the product information page here .

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 suffering from razor bumps from morning shaves? Provide relief to his skin with this do-it-yourself Razor Relief Serum enhanced with Frankincense essential oil. Frankincen...

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 with oils like Clove, Frankincense, Geranium, Lavende...

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 househo...