Top 10 oils
The most popular kit to start with is the Home Essentials Kit, and for good reason. It comes with the 10 most commonly used and versatile essential oils for your home + a diffuser. It's my favorite starter kit and the one I recommend to everyone.
One of the most common questions I get when someone is getting started with essential oils is, "How do I use them?". So below I describe what the 10 most used oils does for you as well as get you inspired on HOW to actually use them and when. Enjoy!
Soothing, calming. Promote peaceful sleep and ease feelings of tension.
To soothe anxious & stressful feelings, apply 1 drop in palm and breathe in.
Add a few drops to your pillow and apply under your feet and on your wrists to prepare for a restful night's sleep.
Add 5 drops to your diffuser and diffuse in your bedroom for a god nigh's sleep.
Is calming to your skin, any red will be calmed acne, insect bites, dermatitis.
Add 5 few drops along with epsom salt to a warm bath to help soak away stress.
Add 1 drop in hot water. Lavender reduces anxious feelings and promotes peaceful sleep.
For a pick me up + focus apply 1 drop in palm and breathe in or inhale straight from bottle.
Anything happening in the digestive area that needs soothing, apply topically. Massage it with coconut oil or ad 1 drop in a glas of water and drink it.
Great for headaches - apply it intuitively around the halo.
Apply a few drops to the back of your neck to cool off.
For a upplifting and energizing aroma add 5 drops to your diffuser. Or ad 3 drops of Peppermint and 2 drops of Lemon.
Add to schampoo or conditioner for a stimulating scalp massage.
Cleansing, revitalizing and uplifting
To naturally cleanse the body and aid in digestion, add 1 drop to hot water and drink first thing in the morning.
To uplift mood, apply 1 drop in palm and breathe in.
Add to a spray bottle of water to clean table, countertops and other surfaces.
Add to your favorite dessert, food or water.
Add 5 drops to your diffuser to purify air and create an uplifting and refreshing aroma.
Lemon oil, olive oil, salt and pepper makes a delicious sallad dressing.
Renewing, beautifying, rejuvenating, grounding
Promotes healthy inflammatory response and promotes cellular health (healthy cell growths) - take one drop under tongue daily.
For skin health, add one drop to your facial oil/moistruizer. It rejuvenates the skin and reduces the appearance of fine lines, scars and stretch marks.
Inhale straight from the bottle to provide calming emotions.
For grounding - apply under feet with coconut oil.
Apply on pulse points in meditation.
Take internally to support healthy cellular and immun function.
Nature's antibiotic - supports healthy immune system. Obs! extremly hot!
Apply 1 drop under feet (remember to always dilute it and no longer than 7 days in a row)
Add 1 drop to water or veggie capsule (no longer than 7-10 days in a row).
One drop in cooking is delicious.
Strengthens one’s immune system
Add two to three drops in a veggie capsule or take 1 drop in a glas of water for an immune boost before traveling or during seasonal changes.
Diffuse in your home or office during fall and winter months to kill airborne pathogens.
Add to water and use as a natural surface cleaner.
Melaleuca / Tea Tree
Combine 1-2 drops with your facial cleanser or moisturizer for added cleaning properties or apply to skin after shaving.
Apply to fingernails and toenails to keep nails looking clean and healthy.
Use as an effective surface cleaner.
Add a few drops to schampoo or massage into scalp.
Add to toothpaste or swish with water for a quick and easy mouth rinse.
Zen Gest / Digest Zen
Ayurvedic herbs that help against any type of stomach discomfort.
Supports the body's digestive system. Helps maintain a healthy gastrointestinal tract. Reduce bloating, gas and indigestion.
Add 1-2 drops in a water glass bottle and zip on during the day.
Add to water or tea and consume to
Massage clockwise one drop in a carrier oil on your stomach.
Clearing blend. Maintains feelings of clear airways and easy breathing. Cooling and invigorating.
Add one drop under your nose before a yoga class or a work out session.
Apply 1 drop of doTERRA Air in a carrier oil to your chest to help cool, invigorate, and promote feelings of easy breathing.
Diffuse in your bedroom when you are sleeping. Add 5 drops in the diffuser, or 3 drops of Breathe and 2 drops of Lavender
Anti inflammatory + soothing
It's great for sore muscles, neck pain and grow pain for children.
Add one drop in a carrier oil and apply to the area of concern.