Natural Solutions for Your Family’s Healthcare—Essential Oils

It’s time for an essential oil check-up. What’s in your medicine cabinet? Perhaps you have a stash of Certified Pure Therapeutic Essential oils and you use them every day. Well done! Maybe you bought a set of essential oils, but they are sitting on your shelf and you don’t quite remember how to use them. You had the best intentions when you bought them, but life got in the way. No worries, it is never too late, your oils are still good and just waiting for you to learn how to use them. Their might even be a third group of folks who have never heard of essential oils and their therapeutic benefits. This article is for all of you.

Over the next few weeks we will be re-acquainting you with doTERRA essential oils and teaching you what we have learned over the last 5 years of studying and using them every day. This week we will focus on 11 most popular oils and blends. Below is a short description of the most common uses for the oils contained starter kit dubbed The Family Physician Kit. For more detailed information you can watch a webinar at and contact Jan Jones, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Anita Marriott, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


• Maintains feelings of clear airways and easy breathing. • Helps minimize the effects of seasonal threats. • Diffuse or inhale directly from palms, or rub on chest when environmental threats are high. • Use when outdoors to minimize the effects of seasonal changes. • Diffuse at bedtime to promote a restful night’s sleep


• Place one drop of Clove in two ounces of water and gargle for a soothing effect. • Helps to clean the teeth and gums while promoting fresh breath• Clove essential oil contains powerful antioxidant properties.* • Place two to three drops in a dōTERRA Veggie Cap and take internally to support cardiovascular health.* • Naturally repels insects.

Deep Blue®

• Apply on feet and knees before and after exercise. • Perfect for a soothing massage after a long day of house work, gardening or heavy lifting • Massage Deep Blue with a few drops of carrier oil onto growing kids’ legs before bedtime. • Comforting massage after a workout.


• Soothe occasional stomach discomfort.* • Add to water or tea to maintain a healthy gastrointestinal tract.* • Eases feelings of queasiness. • Helps reduce bloating, gas, and occasional indigestion.*


• Diffuse during your focus practice as you set your intention for the day. • Take one to two drops in a Veggie capsule to support healthy cellular function.* • Add to moisturizer to reduce the appearance of blemishes and to rejuvenate the skin. • Apply to the bottom of your feet to promote feelings of relaxation and to balance mood.


• Widely used for its calming and relaxing qualities. • Soothes occasional skin irritations. • Reduces appearance of skin imperfections. • Helps to ease feelings of tension.* • Add a few drops of Lavender to pillows, bedding, or bottoms of feet for a restful night’s sleep. • Add to bath water to soak away stress or apply to the temples and the back of the neck. • Take internally to reduce anxious feelings.* • Take internally for a peaceful sleep.*


• Cleanses and purifies the air and surfaces. • Naturally cleanses the body and aids in digestion.* • Supports healthy respiratory function.* • Diffuse to promote a positive mood. • Take internally to assist with seasonal respiratory discomfort.*


• Renowned for its cleansing and rejuvenating effect on the skin. • Promotes healthy immune function.* • Protects against environmental and seasonal threats.* • For occasional skin irritations, apply one to two drops of Melaleuca essential oil onto affected area.. • Apply to fingernails and toenails after showering to purify and keep nails looking healthy.

On Guard® Protective Blend

• On Guard is an effective alternative to synthetic options for immune support.* • Diffuse for cleansing the air. • Add two to three drops in a veggie capsule for a quick immune boost.* • Supports the body’s natural antioxidant defenses.* • Rub on bottom of kid’s feet during school season. • Supports healthy immune function.* • Protects against environmental threats. • Diffuse in your home or office during fall and winter months. • Add to water for an effect all-purpose cleaner for surfaces. • Supports healthy respiratory function.*


• Put two to three drops in veggie capsule to help maintain a healthy immune system.* • Add 10 drops to a spray bottle full of water for a last-minute counter spray. • Oregano is an excellent source of antioxidants.* • Add one drop in place of one tablespoon ground oregano to your favorite Italian dishes. • Supports healthy digestion.* • Supports healthy respiratory function.* • May help to support a healthy immune system.* • Used as a powerful cleansing and purifying agent.


• Rub on temples after you wake up for a morning energy boost. • Diffuse when feeling fatigued or low on energy. • Take one to two drops in a Veggie Capsule to alleviate occasional stomach upset.* • Promotes digestive health.* • Help freshen breath • Helps reduce bloating, gas, and occasional indigestion.* • Promotes healthy respiratory function and clear breathing.* • Apply topically to relieve feelings of tension.

Slim & Sassy® Metabolic Blend

• Promotes healthy metabolism.* • Helps manage hunger cravings.* • Calms your stomach.* • Lifts mood. • Diuretic-, stimulant-, and calorie-free. • Consume before meals to help control appetite and overeating.*

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


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