The Top 10 Essential Oils

 

The top 10 essential oils, are the top 10 for a reason. They are doTERRA’s most commonly used oils. Their properties offer you an alternative approach to your health and wellness. They are also bundled together in the top 3 selling enrolment kits – the Essential Collection Kit; the Home Essentials Kit & the Nature’s Solution Kit.


Frankincense

Warm ✦ Spicy ✦ Clean

Plant Part: Resin. The essential oil is distilled from resin.

Extraction Method: Steam Distillation

Uses: 

  • Rub Frankincense on your hands after a long day of gardening for a soothing effect.
  • Apply topically to help reduce the appearance of skin imperfections.
  • Massage on the bottoms of feet to promote feelings of relaxation and to balance mood.

Sourced ethically under doTERRA’s Co-Impact Sourcing initiative.

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Lavender

Powdery ✦ Floral ✦ Light

Plant Part: Flower/leaf

Extraction Method: Steam distillation

Uses: 

  • Add a few drops of Lavender to pillows, bedding, or bottoms of feet at bedtime.
  • Keep a bottle of Lavender on hand to soothe skin.
  • Freshen your linen closet, mattress, car, or the air by combining Lavender with water in a spray bottle.

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Lemon

Clean ✦ Fresh ✦ Citrus ✦ Bright

Plant Part: Rind

Extraction Method: Cold pressed distillation

Uses:

  • Add a few drops to water for a citrus burst of flavour.
  • Add Lemon oil to a spray bottle of water to clean tables, countertops, and other surfaces. Lemon oil also makes a great furniture polish; simply add a few drops to olive oil to clean, protect, and shine wood finishes.
  • Use a cloth soaked in Lemon oil to preserve and protect your leather furniture and other leather surfaces or garments.
  • Lemon oil is a great remedy for the early stages of tarnish on silver and other metals.
  • Diffuse to create an uplifting environment.

⚠︎ Avoid sunlight or UV rays for up to 12 hours after applying topically. Citrus oils are photosensitive.

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Oregano

Herbaceous ✦ Sharp ✦ Camphoraceous

Plant Part: Leaf

Extraction Method: Steam

Uses:

  • Put one drop in place of dried oregano in spaghetti sauce, pizza sauce, or on a roast.
  • Put 10 drops in a 500mL spray bottle with water to add a refreshing and cleansing aroma to surface sprays.

 

⚠︎ When applied topically, it should be heavily diluted with fractionated coconut oil to avoid sensitivity.

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Peppermint

Minty ✦ Fresh ✦ Herbaceous

Plant Part: Leaf/stem

Extraction Method: Steam distillation

Uses:

  • Use a drop of Peppermint with Lemon in water for a refreshing mouth rinse.
  • Add a drop to your favourite smoothie recipe for a refreshing twist.
  • Place one drop in palm of hand with one drop Wild Orange and one drop Frankincense and inhale for a midday pick-me-up.

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Tea Tree (Melaleuca)

Herbaceous ✦ Green ✦ Leathery

Plant Part: Leaf

Extraction Method: Steam

Uses:

  • For topical skin application, apply 1–2 drops of Tea Tree essential oil onto area.
  • Combine 1–2 drops with your facial cleanser for added cleansing properties, or apply to skin after shaving.
  • Apply to fingernails and toenails after showering to cleanse and keep nails looking healthy
  • Add a few drops to a spray bottle with water and use on surfaces as a cleansing and purifying agent.

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DigestZen

Spicy ✦ Sweet ✦ Minty ✦ Liquorice

Blend consisting of Ginger, Fennel, Coriander, Tarragon, Anise, Caraway, and Peppermint.

Uses:

  • Add a few drops to water to take internally.
  • Rub on the stomach before flying or taking a road trip for a calming aroma.

 

 

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Easy Air (Breathe)

Minty ✦ Fresh ✦ Airy

Blend consisting of Laurel Leaf, Peppermint, Eucalyptus, Melaleuca, Lemon, Cardamom, Ravintsara, and Ravensara.

Uses:

  • Diffuse, inhale directly from palms, or rub on chest or feet when environmental threats are high.
  • Use when outdoors at times of seasonal threats.
  • Diffuse at bedtime for a restful environment.

⚠︎ Due to Lemon essential oil: Avoid sunlight or UV rays for up to 12 hours after applying topically. Citrus oils are photosensitive.

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Ice blue (Deep Blue)

Minty ✦ Camphoraceous

Blend consisting of Wintergreen, Camphor, Peppermint, Blue Tansy, Ylang Ylang, German Chamomile, Helichrysum, Osmanthus.

Uses:

  • Apply on feet and knees before and after exercise.
  • Massage Ice Blue™ with a few drops of carrier oil onto growing kids’ legs before bedtime.
  • Rub Ice Blue™ on your lower back after a day of heavy lifting at work or during a move.

 

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On Guard

Warm ✦ Spicy ✦ Woody

Blend that contains Wild Orange Peel, Clove Bud, Cinnamon Bark, Eucalyptus Leaf, and Rosemary Leaf/Flower essential oils.

Uses:

  • Soak sliced apples in water and a few drops for a healthy, snack.

⚠︎ Due to the Wild Orange Essential Oil Avoid sunlight or UV rays for up to 12 hours after applying product topically. Citrus oils are photosensitive.

 

 

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Bonus Oil: Smart and Sassy

Smart & Sassy

Cleansing ✦ Spicy ✦ Refreshing

Blend that consists of Grapefruit Peel, Lemon Peel, Peppermint Plant, Ginger Root, and Cinnamon Bark essential oils.

Uses:

  • Add to water or tea and drink before working out for a revitalising boost.
  • A great addition to your water while on a healthy weight management plan.

⚠︎ Due to the Wild Orange, Lemon and Grapefruit Essential Oils,  Avoid sunlight or UV rays for up to 12 hours after applying product topically. Citrus oils are photosensitive.

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