The same rules for Cassia apply to Clove, another hot oil. Always dilute to use topically, and take internally using Veggie Capsules.Cypress: $15.50
Many of Cypress’s benefits come from its energizing aroma. Not only is it perfect for when you're feeling sluggish and need a boost before working out, it is also helpful to promote vitality and energy before going outside to garden. When used on your skin, it provides calming and cleansing effects, improves the appearance of oily skin, and helps to reduce blemishes.
Douglas Fir: $19.50
A piney favorite, Douglas Fir can be easily diffused to promote feelings of clear airways and easy breathing. As it diffuses throughout the room, you will also find that it promotes a sense of focus if you’re trying to get something done. Finally, add this unique tree oil to your lotion for a cleansing and purifying boost.
Also a tree oil, Eucalyptus is cleansing for surfaces and the air you breathe. Put a few drops at the bottom of your shower to experience the mind clearing benefits, and to invigorate the senses. It also offers soothing comfort to the lower abdomen during menstruation—simply massage into the abdomen daily.
Fennel, Sweet: $15
Fennel may support healthy blood flow and a healthy cardiovascular system.* If you’re ever trying to stay away from sugar, but can’t seem to find the willpower to stick to your goal, try drinking a drop of Fennel in water to battle your sweet-tooth cravings.* While you’re doing this, you will also reap the benefits Fennel may possess to promote overall cellular health.*
A major component of a favorite doTERRA blend, Slim & Sassy®, Grapefruit is an excellent choice to diffuse when you’re trying to make a lifestyle change for the better, whether it be exercise or eating a healthier diet. Add one or two drops to water and support your metabolism in a healthy way.*
Juniper Berry: $19
One of the more commonly known benefits of Juniper Berry is its use in supporting a healthy urinary tract as well as kidneys.* It is also internally cleansing—we recommend adding it to citrus drinks as part of a natural cleansing routine.* Used topically, it is an excellent skin toner that will reduce the appearance of blemishes and give you a clear, healthy complexion.
Harvested in Sicily, Lemon is a doTERRA must-have oil that comes in the doTERRA Introductory Kit. It is helpful to ingest when you’re experiencing seasonal respiratory discomfort, and also to support healthy respiratory function.* Add it to olive oil for a chemical-free furniture polish to clean and shine wood finishes. Use Lemon in an oral rinse to soothe your mouth and throat.
Aside from being useful for flavoring food, another major benefit of Lemongrass is its soothing support after a hard workout. Combine with Fractionated Coconut oil and massage into the skin wherever your body needs it most. If you love being outdoors, rub or spritz on the skin before heading outside to naturally repel insects.
This essential oil may support the health of the brain and nervous system, while also having calming properties.* It may support healthy lung and respiratory function.* In addition to supporting gastrointestinal function and a healthy colon, Lime can also help relieve occasional heartburn and indigestion.* Lime may also help to support cardiovascular health.*
The more gentle relative of Oregano, Marjoram is useful for creating a relaxing environment when your fussy child needs a nap, but just won’t settle. To help, apply Marjoram to their feet. For yourself, when your muscles are tired or stressed, add Marjoram to a massage blend.
For occasional skin irritations, apply onto affected areas, diluting as necessary. Because of Tea Tree’s purifying properties, you can apply it to the bottom of your feet or the inside of your shoes for a refresher. It has some specific internal uses as well—taken in a Veggie Capsule, Melaleuca supports healthy joint function and can soothe soreness after exercise.* It also supports healthy lung and respiratory function.*
A well-known herb, Rosemary oil can be taken internally to support healthy internal organ function.* Specifically, it supports both healthy respiratory and digestive function.* Helps reduce nervous tension and occasional fatigue.* Apply to scalp and massage for an abundant-looking head of hair.
Siberian Fir: $20
Put a few drops in the palms of your hands, cup your hands over your nose, and inhale deeply for a relaxing aroma. Internally, you can add it to tea to calm your senses and support a relaxed mood. Alternatively, you can add a drop or two to your moisturizer and apply to the back of the neck or bottom of the feet to help balance emotions and soothe anxious feelings. Apply to muscles and joints or use with Fractionated Coconut Oil for a massage.
Citrus oils are typically mood-boosters, and the soothing and relaxing aroma of Tangerine is no different. To boost energy and uplift mood, place one to two drops in the palm of your hand, rub together, and cup over the nose and mouth for 30 seconds or diffuse throughout the room.