21 Top Wellness Tips Using Essential Oils

1. Ease Stress & Anxiety

Excessive tension, stress & anxiety are all emotions often associated with chronic illnesses, including cancer. These oils are known to soothe the soul, bringing calmness, peace & balance without negative side effects.

*Lavender, Frankincense, Clary Sage, Bergamot, Melissa, Vetiver, Sandalwood, Roman Chamomile


2. Increase alertness, clarity, memory and focus with

* Wild Orange, Rosemary

3. Support immune function

Research suggest that certain essential oil constituents mimic human immunoglobulin & that certain constituents may also elevate levels of lymphocytes and stimulate the immune system, such as:

* Clove & Lemon

4. Supply Potent Antimicrobials:

Research shows that essential oils are highly effective against bacteria, viruses, fungi & parasites, such as:

*Geranium, Clove, Melissa, Eucalyptus, Rosemary

5. Provide Natural Pain Relief:

Essential oils may enhance the production of endorphins and activate neurotransmitters in the brain to alleviate pain. These oils may be massaged into sore and tired muscles or made into a compress and applied with heat:

* Peppermint, Ginger, Lavender, Wintergreen

6. Reduce Inflammation:

Inflammation is the root of most chronic diseases and is caused by several conditions –  including  bacteria, poor diet, injuries, reaction to chemicals & hormonal imbalances. These essential oils possess potent anti-inflammatory properties:

* Fennel, Peppermint, Helichrysum, Wintergreen & Thyme

7. Improve the Psyche:

The aroma of essential oils trigger physiological and psychological responses – To lift our moods, help fight mild to moderate depression, calm aggressiveness, help deal with trauma, lower anxiety these oils can be used aromatically:

* Wild Orange & Bergamot

8. Decrease Insomnia:

Lavender is reported to promote sleep, enhance relaxation & decrease anxiety. These essential oils may also be beneficial as sleep aids:

* Lavender, Roman Chamomile, Frankincense, Marjoram, Clary Sage

9. Rejuvenate Skin:

Essential oils for thousands of years have restored, rejuvenated & improved the appearance of damaged wrinkled skin. Modern use improves a number of skin conditions including: acne, clogged pores, dry skin, eczema, freckles & stretch marks: Use these oils to improve your skin:

* Lavender, Roman Chamomile, Geranium, Sandalwood, Patchouli, Frankincense, Myrrh, Helichrysum – also see Doterra skin care line

10. Protect Against Colds & Influenza:

Essential oils have antimicrobial actions, thereby helping protect against colds & flu, and are highly effective for respiratory support. Essential oils inhaled. and taken internally strongly affect lung, ear, nose & throat problems:

* Lemon, Eucalyptus, Peppermint, Rosemary, Frankincense or the On Guard blend

11. Sooth Digestive Disorders:

Pure Essential Oils are soothing & effective for digestion when rubbed onto the abdominal area. Small amounts taken internally, provide relief for nausea, indigestion, heartburn, gas, diarrhea & irritable bowel disease:

* Peppermint, Ginger, Fennel, Basil, Patchouli, Clary Sage or the Digest Zen blend

12. Improve the Circulatory System:

Essential oils promote a healthy circulatory system. Blood carries oxygen and nutrients to every body cell – creating a healthy vascular system – free of clots, arteriosclerosis, and broken veins:

* Cypress, Helichrysum, Grapefruit, Basil, Ylang Ylang

13. Promote Optimal Endocrine Function:

The endocrine system is an interconnected dance of glands & hormones. To keep this delicate system in harmony and unstressed – use essential oils to bring balance to glands such as the thyroid, pituitary, pineal, ovaries, testes & adrenals:

* Clary Sage, Fennel, Myrrh, Lemongrass

14. Support of the Urinary System:

These essential oils can be rubbed into the kidney area or taken internally (1-2 drops) to help with common urinary, kidney  and bladder infections:

* Orange, Oregano, Rosemary

15. Soothe Burns, Sunburns, Minor Cuts & Scrapes:

These essential oils are also very antiseptic and cleansing to minor cuts and scrapes. – can also be used with aloe vera:

* Lavender, Geranium, Marjoram

16. Support Muscles & Bones:

These essential oils can be applied to the affected area to offer strong muscular & skeletal support:

* Peppermint, Wintergreen, Rosemary, Deep Blue Blend or Ice Rub

17. Provide Oral & Dental Care:

Essential oils are often major ingredients in mouthwash & dental care products that help kill microbes and bacteria that cause tooth decay and possible heart disease:

* Clove, Myrrh, Thyme, Peppermint, On Guard – Also see the the toothpaste range; fluoride free & natural whitening toothpastes.

18. Nourish & Strengthen Hair:

Many hair care products contain very harmful ingredients. These naturally pure essential oils are effective for hair rejuvenation and make excellent in hair care products ingredients:

* Sandalwood, Rosemary , Ylang Ylang, Lemon, Lavender, Sage

All Doterra natural Shampoo & Conditioner contain the essential oils listed here.

19. Improve Mental Clarity:

These essential oils have a profound impact on keeping the mind alert & focused:

* Frankincense, Sandalwood, Lavender, Helichrysum, Wild Orange, Peppermint, Rosemary

20. Protect Against Cancer:

Vast research indicates that constituents of essential oils may play a major role in cancer prevention and act as an adjunct to cancer therapies. Numerous studies on essential oils seem promising for specific types of cancer, such as:

* Frankincense, Lemon, Wild Orange, Lemongrass, Clary Sage, Bergamot, Helichrysum, Clove, Lavender

21. Provide Safe & Natural Alternative to Household Cleaners:

Research points to common household cleaners as a possible reason for the a large increase in cancer for women among those who work as homemakers. Powerful antimicrobial activities of essential oils make them a natural alternative to chemical household cleaners and disinfectants.

* Clove, Lemon, Eucalyptus, Rosemary

(All information above was obtained from Health & Wealth Inc’s  brochure: 20 Health Benefits of Essential Oils)
If you have any questions or would like samples of any of the essential oils listed
please contact me – your Essential Wellness Coach – Monique Carole