DoTERRA’s 3 introductory essential oils that are very popular include lavender, lemon, and peppermint essential oils. Here are some of their uses. Always remember that 1 drop goes a long way since they are very potent due to the oils’ purity. It can ruin plastic items, so please use glasses or stainless steel water bottles when adding to drinking water.
- Apply 1 drop to the bottom of feet or on a pillow before sleeping to calm your body, mind, and mood.
- Use a couple of drops with bath salts for a relaxing spa bathing experience.A
- Apply a drop to wrists or inhale from bottle when traveling to ease motion upset.
- Lightly apply to soothe sun-exposed skin.
- Apply a small amount to dry, chapped lips before applying lip balm.
- Add a couple of drops to unscented lotion for a stress-relieving hand massage.
- Add a drop to a glass cup or glass water bottle or to water served at a restaurant. This will add a refreshing taste to your water and acts as a detox for your body.
- Diffuse aromatically or apply topically for mood elevation.
- Add a drop to a tablespoonful of honey to soothe an irritated throat.
- Dilute a drop or two with coconut oil for a daily fingernail conditioning massage.
- Remove gum, label adhesives, and greasy substances from fabric.
- Add 2-3 drops to a ½ cup of olive oil for a non-toxic furniture polish.
- Rub a drop on stomach or feet, or take 1 drop internally to calm occasional indigestion or upset stomach.
- Use a drop with 1 drop of the lemon oil in water for a healthy, refreshing mouth rinse.
- Diffuse aromatically or apply a drop topically to open sinuses and airways.
- Breathe from the bottle during a meal to help you feel full.
- Add a couple of drops to a cold water compress or foot bath to cool off when overheated.
- Inhale as a non-stimulant, invigorating pick-me-up on long drives.
- Add 1 drop to shampoo and conditioner for a stimulating hair and scalp massage.
- Spread a couple of drops on a child’s shirt before study time for alertness.
Disclaimer: *These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.