What Are Essential Oils?

If you have ever walked through a flower garden or a forest of pine trees, you’ve experienced the aromatic qualities of essential oils. These naturally occurring, volatile aromatic compounds are found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants. They can be both beautifully and powerfully fragrant. Essential oils give plants their distinctive smells, the oils protect plants and play a role in plant pollination. In addition to their intrinsic benefits to plants and their beautiful fragrance, essential oils have long been used for food preparation, beauty treatment, and health-care practices.

Essential oils are very potent. They are the pure extract of the plant, making them 50 - 70 times stronger than herbs; just one drop of peppermint oil makes 28 cups of peppermint tea!

With a rich history dating back thousands of years, essential oils have been used by ancient civilizations such as the Chinese, Indians, Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans. Essential oils were used in a number of practices, particularly those of spiritual or ritualistic nature.


Why Use Natural Solutions?

Simply, because I'm a mom who wants to keep my family safe. By using essential oils you are addressing the root of the problem, not just masking discomfort, and there are no side effects. With natural solutions, it's “back to basics”; many of our grandmas used herbs for healing purposes and knew how to soothe your tummy with a cup of peppermint tea.  

Because essential oils are so diverse, they can easily be used to maintain health, even for people with specific health concerns, those who are seeking specific health benefits, or even people who experience sensitivity. This is why essential oils have become so popular for maintaining good health—it is easy to tailor your essential oil experience to your own specific healthcare needs, instead of settling for a generic solution. Among many health benefits, essential oils can be used to soothe occasional skin irritations, promote healthy digestion, support good oral health, create feelings of clear airways, and more.

3 Simple Reasons Why

Safe And Easy to Use

Many beginners think that you have to be an essential oil pro to know how to use oils; however, because essential oils are natural and safe, they are easy to use even if you are just getting started. Everyone has a slightly different lifestyle, different needs and preferences, and a different daily routine, but essential oils are so versatile that the uses are virtually limitless.

Pennies Per Drop

A single drop can serve every cell in your body; one 15 ml bottle of essential oil contains approximately 250 drops. So you do the math. Then consider the variety of ways you can use just one single oil. One bottle of peppermint essential oil has multiple uses, for example: soothing occasional head and neck tension, upset stomach, muscle and joints, body temperature, seasonal threats, and so much more.


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When your 18-month old child is tugging at their ear, that mom instinct kicks in, and you know exactly what is going on with your little one. Unfortunately, to give your child support, most times you are at the mercy of an office visit, and you risk the exposure of your child to environmental threats. With essential oils like melaleuca and basil at your fingertips, soothing an occasional ear discomfort is no longer a major issue.

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SURVEY: COULD YOU BENEFIT FROM ESSENTIAL OILS? Each doTERRA® essential oil product has a variety of health-promoting components that are designed to be used in your everyday routine. Whether you are an exercise enthusiast, a supporter of natural beauty products, an aspiring cook, or an advocate for health alternatives, essential oils might just be the product you are looking for. Take this survey to see how doTERRA products could be useful in your everyday life.

Why dōTERRA?

When you choose dōTERRA, you are choosing essential oils gently and carefully distilled from plants that have been patiently harvested at the perfect moment by experienced growers from around the world for ideal extract composition and efficacy.

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