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Sunday, October 29, 2017

Essential Oils 101

What Are Essential Oils?

·       Essential oils are naturally-occuring aromatic compounds found in seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers & other parts of plants
·       Essential oils are 50-70 times more powerful than dried herbs.
·       Supports the different systems of the body.
·       Helps eliminate toxins in the body.
·       Promotes emotional well-being. 
·       Powerful antioxidants. 
·       Removes toxins from the air. 
·       Essential oils are highly concentrated when distilled for purity, potency & efficacy. 
·       They have been used historically for health care, skin care & food preparation. 
·        Essential oils provide us with safe & natural solutions to support a variety of health  conditions with very few, if any, unpleasant side effects. One drop is all that's needed to achieve a powerful benefit. 
·       Essential oils contain hundreds of different compounds, providing complex & versatile abilities to combat threats without building up resistance. 

·       Oils work with the body to address issues and root causes on a cellular level.

How To Use Essential Oils

·       The sense of smell is a tool that can elicit powerful psychological, mental & emotional responses. 
·       Essential oils are quickly absorbed by the smell receptors, which have a direct link to the limbic system by way of the olfactory nerve. 
·       The limbic system is part of the brain that supports a variety of functions including smell, emotions, behaviour & memory. 
·       For this reason, essential oils have an especially powerful effect via aromatic application.

·       When ingested, essential oils enter the blood stream via the gastrointestinal tract, where they are transported throughout the rest of the body. 
·       Essential oils are lipid soluble so they are readily transported to all organs of the body, including the brain. 
·       Essential oils, like all things we consume, are metabolised by the liver & other organs & are then excreted. 
·       Be careful when taking essential oils internally. Many DōTERRA oils are approved for internal use  (not all oils are suitable to be taken internally - always read the bottle).

·       Topical application is a very effective method for applying essential oils. 
·       Because essential oils have low molecular weights & are lipid soluble, they easily      penetrate the skin. 
·       Once absorbed, essential oils take 22 seconds to reach the brain, 2 minutes to be found in the bloodstream, and 20 minutes to affect every cell in the body.


There is very little regulation in the essential oil market. This means that many oils sold in chemists, supermarkets,  health food shops & online contain synthetic additives , traces of pesticides & fillers even though they are labelled as 'pure' or 'therapeutic'.

How do you know if the oils you're using are pure? Many oils can be taken internally. Look at oils like lemon, orange, lime, herbal or mint oils & if the bottle says not for internal use then you have to wonder why! Whats actually in that bottle?

DōTERRA oils undergo thorough third party testing to ensure that the oils are 100% pure. Each bottle has a number on the bottom of the bottle. Go to, enter this number & you'll see the independent testing report for each batch of oil.

DōTERRAwork with growers to source the best quality oils from around the world to ensure that the oils are potent & high quality.

DōTERRA cultivate partnerships with artisans, small-scale growers & distilleries. Growers are organised into cooperatives creating jobs & improving income.

DōTERRA establishes stable pricing with a trustworthy, long-term buyer & empowers growers & their families & communities in empoverished areas by providing education & health care.

DōTERRA's Top 10 Essential Oils - A Few Uses:

o   Supports healthy cellular function.
o   Promotes feelings of relaxation.
o   Reduces the appearance of skin imperfections.
o   Supports healthy immune function.
o   Supports nervous & digestive function.

o   Soothes skin irritations & burns.
o   Reduces anxious feelings.
o   Promotes relaxation & sleep.


o   Cleanses & purifies the air & surfaces.
o   Naturally aids in digestion & cleansing the body.
o   Supports healthy respiratory function.
o   Supports a positive mood.

o   Promotes healthy immune function.
o   Supports healthy join function.
o   Rejuvenating effect on the skin.
o   Supports healthy respiratory function.

o   Powerful cleansing and purifying agent.
o   Supports a healthy immune function.
o   Supports healthy respiratory function.
o   Supports a healthy digestion.
o   Powerful antioxidant.

o   Promotes healthy respiratory function.
o   Promotes clear breathing.
o   Promotes digestive health.
o   Repels bugs naturally.

o   Maintains feelings of clear airways.
o   Maintains feelings of easy breathing.
o   Promotes a restful night's sleep.
o   Helps minimise the effects of seasonal threats.


o   Soothing and cooling oil blend.
o   Comforting part of a massage.
o   Great for sore, achy muscles.

o   Helps reduce bloating, wind and occasional indigestion.
o   Supports healthy digestion.
o   Eases feelings of queasiness.

o   Supports healthy immune fuction.
o   Supports healthy respiratory function.
o   Protects against environmental threats.
o   Supports the body's natural antioxidant defenses.
o   Promotes healthy circulation.

The best way to buy DōTERRA is to get a wholesale membership.
o   You pay a yearly membership fee (£20 in the UK, €20 in the EU & $35 in the US) & get 25% off every order for a year.

o   There is NO OBLIGATION TO PURCHASE, no minimum order or requirement to become a consultant/rep.

o   You purchase whatever you want to, whenever you want to.

o   If you purchase an enrollment kit, the joining fee is waived.

o   As a member you can order through the Loyalty Reward Programme & get 10-30% back in product points which you can spend on products of your choice, get Free Product of The Month & other special promotions.

o    IF YOU WANT TO, you can sign up as a WellnessAdvocate & share the oils with your friends & family & earn commissions.  But thereis no requirement or pressure to do this!

o   Get free membership of our private team Facebook groups, free e-book & e-course on how to use your oils & ongoing support & education with me. I want to help you get the best use out of your oils.

Sign up with a kit & get a bonus welcome package from me which includes a bag for your oils , roller bottles, dilutions guide & Essential Oils Simplified booklet.


Home Essentials Kit includes:
o   Enrolment fee.
o   15m bottles of Top 10 oils (except Deep Blue which is 5ml).
o   Petal Diffuser.
o   Welcome Package from me, membership of our private Facebook group, support and education.

Family Physicians and Smart & Sassy Kit includes:
o   Enrolment fee.
o   5ml bottles of Top 10 oils.
o   15ml bottle of Smart (Slim) & Sassy.
o   Welcome Package from me, membership of our private Facebook group, support and education.

Emotional Aromatherapy Diffused Kit includes:
o   Enrolment fee.
o   5ml bottles of Cheer, Console, Forgive, Motivate, Passion, Peace.
o   Petal Diffuser.
o   Welcome Package from me, membership of our private Facebook group, support and education.

There are other kits too including Natural Solutions Kit, Athletes Kit, Family Wellness Kit, Cleanse & Restore Kit, Oil Sharing Kit and Every Oil Kit. Ask me for details.

If you're interested in finding out how essential oils can help you or you're ready to get oils, do send me a message on

If would like to read about my Essential Oils - My Story, you can read it here. 

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