What Are Essential Oils?

 

What Are Essential Oils?

If you have ever enjoyed the scent of a rose, 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.  Essential oils provide plants with protection against environmental threats and play a role in plant pollination.  In addition to their intrinsic benefits to plants and being beautifully fragrant to people, essential oils have long been used for food preparation, beauty treatment, and healthcare practices.

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How Do I Use Essential Oils?

Essential oils are used for a very wide range of emotional and physical wellness applications.  They can be used a single oil at a time or in complex blends in one of three methods:

  • Aromatic:  Certain essential oils, when diffused, can be very stimulating, while others can be calming and soothing.  Diffusing essential oils can also cleanse and purify the air of unwanted odors.
  • Topical:  Essential oils are easily absorbed by the skin and can be safely applied topically.
  • Internal:  Certain essential oils have a rich culinary history and can be used as dietary supplements for targeted wellness.

Essential oils are both exciting and promising when it comes to taking care of your own and your family’s health.  Whether you’re applying essential oils topically, enjoying the aromatic benefits through diffusing, or taking essential oils internally, the positive effects of essential oils are boundless.

That’s why you’ll want to ensure that the essential oils you are using are capable of delivering on their promise.  You’ll want to make sure that you are choosing essential oils for their potency and their purity.

From time-to-time I will highlight various essential oils here on my blog.  However, if you’d like to learn more now about all of the essential oils offered by doTERRA, then please click HERE.

doTerra Neroli Touch

dōTERRA’s new Neroli Touch essential oil, also known as Citrus x aurantium, is a cousin to Orange and Petitgrain as they all are harvested from the same bitter orange tree. Neroli comes from the flowers of the tree which are delicate but provide us with a powerful tool for our homes. According to research, Neroli instills relaxation, uplifts mood, reduces feelings of anxiousness, and promotes overall well-being. Applied topically, Neroli can be used to soothe skin and reduce the appearance of blemishes.

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Want to know more about this amazing essential oil? CLICK HERE to check out the Spotlight on doTERRA.com.

doTerra Rose Touch

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A welsh actor, Richard Burton, once said, “If I had a chance for another life, I would certainly choose a better complexion.” Same, my friend, same. While we can’t change our complexion, we can use dōTERRA’s new Rose Touch, which is a gift from the universe when it comes to getting our glow back.

This precious oil comes from the Bulgarian rose and requires one of the most labor-intensive processes to produce. Rose essential oil keeps you happy and uplifted, perfect for the stress of the upcoming holiday season. Just apply a little to your pulse points throughout the day to keep you calm and collected.

Want to know even more about this amazing new oil? CLICK HERE to check out the Spotlight on dōTERRA.com.

doTerra Yoga Collection

All of us experience moments of weakness, chaos, and confusion. In those times, dōTERRA’s Yoga Collection is the perfect trio to turn to, yogi.  Anchor helps you feel complete, calm, and courageous. Align brings harmony and encourages calm progression.  Arise lifts your spirits and clears your mind so you can accomplish what you need to. Whether you need the support while managing your schedule, helping your family, or making it through your yoga practice, these blends will give you the peace, strength, and courage to get it done!

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To learn more about these amazing blends, CLICK HERE to check out dōTERRA’s spotlight on the collection.

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