The uses for essential oils for getting and staying healthy are vast and diverse. As human residents of planet Earth, hardly a moment goes by when we are not reminded of our dependance on plants and their uses. We use a broad variety of plant life for oxygen, food, clothing, building, and to bring harmony and balance into our homes and outdoor surroundings. Plants have many beautiful qualities, but the plants themselves are not the only bounty. The essential oils that are extracted from plant leaves, flowers, stems, roots, or bark are incredible tools for us to use in our everyday lives and when we are facing serious problems and looking for natural and healthy solutions in a more potent form.
Essential oils carry the essence of the plants in such a potent form and can be used or applied in a multitude of ways and combinations to bring powerful results to your tasks, atmosphere, and bodies.
Many essential oils have antibacterial, antimicrobial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, and antibiotic properties. In addition to these impressive qualities, they often also transfer very pleasurable sensory experiences within minutes because of their fragrances and restorative natures. The uses for essential oils have been known for thousands of years. Today essential oils are mainly utilized topically, internally, or aromatically.
Use our growing essential oil list of articles below to help provide health and wellness to yourself and your loved ones, organically as nature intended.
The remarkable uses of essential oils can only be maximized when purity is involved. But government regulations vary from country to country and are subpar in assuring quality and purity. Knowing where your oils come from and how they are created is crucial to ensuring safety and effectiveness. Also important is knowing how to use each oil properly.
Click one of the below above for general details on how to find and use essential oils or scroll down for specific information on each oil.
We are currently working to build information for each oil.
Basil: Great for infections, healing, cooking, etc.
Bergamot: Colic, arthritis, stress, etc.
Birch: Cartilage, muscles, whiplash, etc
Black Pepper: Cooking, tobacco addiction, detoxifying, etc
Cassia: Cold, colic, diarrhea, etc.
Chamomile, Roman: Skin issues, inflammation, insomnia, stress, etc.
Cilantro: Cooking, infections, insomnia, etc.
Cinnamon Bark: Great for infections, mold, and even low libido, and more
Clary Sage: Hot flashes, insomnia, hormone balancing, etc
Clove: Candida, detoxifying, tumors, etc.
Coriander: Muscular pain, cartilage damage, etc.
Cypress: Bone spurs, carpal tunnel, varicose veins, etc.
Eucalyptus: Coughs, asthma, circulation, cooling, etc.
Fennel (Sweet): Digestive issues, blood clots, lactation (increase), etc.
Fir, White: Frozen shoulder, sprains, etc.
Frankincense: Alzheimer's, auto-immune disorders, brain function, etc.
Geranium: Agitation, bruises, MRSA, jet lag, etc.
Ginger: Digestive issues, low libido, vertigo, etc.
Grapefruit: Sugar cravings, hangovers, weight loss, etc
Helichrysum: Sunscreen, skin problems, cholesterol, etc
Lavender: Universal oil. Perfect for burns, insomnia, stress, bug bites, etc.
Lemon: For increasing energy, digestion issues, cleaning, etc.
Lemongrass: Fleas, mental fatigue, UTIs, etc.
Lime: Cleans, detoxifies, energizes, etc.
Marjoram: Emotional healing, self-love, croup, etc.
Melaleuca (Tea Tree): Best known for treating wounds, yeast, cleaning, etc.
Melissa (Lemon Balm): Calming, cold sores, viral infections, etc
Myrrh: Cancer, Hashimoto's disease, wounds, etc.
Orange, Wild: Anxiety, digestion, menopause, etc.
Oregano: Powerful antibiotic, fight infections, increase immunity, etc.
Patchouli: Insect repellant, insect bites, skin issues, etc.
Peppermint: Wonderful for digestion, allergies, cooking, etc.
Roman Chamomile: Skin issues, inflammation, insomnia, stress, etc.
Rose: Aphrodisiac, poison ivy, self-acceptance, scarring, etc.
Rosemary: Alcoholism, digestive issues, osteoarthritis, etc.
Sandalwood: Alzheimer's, multiple sclerosis, moles, etc.
Tea Tree (Melaleuca): Fights infections, lice, viruses, ringworm, etc.
Thyme: Infections, eczema, parasites, etc.
Vetiver: Calming (especially for ADHD symptoms), grounding, even a termite repellant!
White Fir: Frozen shoulder, sprains, etc.
Wild Orange: Anxiety, digestion, menopause, etc.
Wintergreen: Bone spurs, joint issues, dandruff, etc.
Ylang Ylang: Self-love, healing, patience, etc.
The following blends are from our favorite affiliate company, doTERRA. Click each name to learn more about the uses for essential oils as blends:
AromaTouch: Massage Blend
Specifically made for massage (or self-massage) purposes to releive tension, soothe irrtated skin and increase circulation.
Balance: Grounding Blend
Harmonizes the body, promotes tranquility and creates a sense of balance and grounding.
Breathe: Respiratory Blend
Opening and soothing the tissues of the respiratory system, combats airborne bacteria and viruses.
Citrus Bliss: Invigorating Blend
Uplifting, stress-reducing and elevating, as well as disinfecting.
Clear Skin: Topical Blend
Protective and cleansing, helpful to skin conditions from acne to eczema.
Deep Blue: Muscle and Joint Blend
Pain-relieving, soothing, anti-inflammatory...and quite frankly, incredible.
DigestZen: Digestive Blend
Anti-inflammatory, soothing and healing to the digestive system.
Elevation: Joyful Blend
Uplifting, antidepressing, and relaxing.
Immortelle: Anti-Aging Blend
Maintains and promotes skin health and vitality. Protective, hydrating and anti-inflammatory.
InTune: Focus Blend
Promote clarity, energy and minimize distractions.
OnGuard: Protective Blend
One of the BEST blends for immune support, detoxification, cleansing and healing.
PastTense: Headache Relief Blend
Tension relieving, pain relieving, soothing, anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic.
Purify: Cleansing Blend
Disinfecting, cleansing and purifying for the body and home...like the name implies!
Serenity: Calming Blend
Soothing, stress-relieving, and balancing for the emotions and mental processes.
Slim & Sassy: Metabolic Blend
Helps to increase metabolism, soothe the stomach, control cravings and increase a deeper sense of well-being.
Solace: Women's Blend
Balances hormones and symptoms of PMS and menopause.
TerraShield: Repellant Blend
15 essential oils shown to be more effective against insects than synthetic products, and lasts up to 6 hours.
Whisper: Beauty Blend
Beautiful, feminine and alluring - a natural and safe perfume.
Zendocrine: Detoxification Blend
Cleansing and supportive of healthy organic and tissues.
One of the best ways to get your favorite, most used and most needed oils is through an essential oil kit. Below are the kits we offer that combine the right oils at a great price. Click each one to learn more about it and its uses for essential oils included in the kit.
Family Physician Kit
The most purchased, used and repurchased kit, this includes all the oils you'll need for the health and wellness of your family, as well as care of your home.
Introductory Kit with CD
This kit includes lavender, lemon and peppermint, as well as informmation to get you started in using the oils most effectively.
AromaTouch Technique Kit
Includes 8 oils and instructions on using the AromaTouch Technique for personal or professional massage.
doTERRA Diamond Kit
This is the whole kit and caboodle, everything you need and want to get started using these oils in the most efficient and powerful way.
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