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What Are Essential Oils?

Essential oils are natural compounds found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of many different plants.  When properly harvested, these essential oils are known for their […]

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Are They All The Same?

Anyone who has spent any amount of time in the essential oil market will find vast differences in the prices, smells, and potency of different essential oil brands.  As spoken […]

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How to Use Essential Oils

Essential oils are used for a very wide range of emotional and physical wellness applications. They can be used a single oil at a time or in complex blends depending […]

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Oils In The Home

Clay Facial Mask

Help cleanse and nourish your skin with this easy clay mask. It is great for all skin types and can be customized with your favorite essential oils. This recipe makes [...]

Topical Use of Essential Oils

Topical application is one of the ways you can experience the benefits of dōTERRA essential oils. This form of application is unique because it allows for localized effects in the [...]

Spring Detox Juice

Spring Detox juice 3 stalks kale 2 stalks celery 1 lime 1 apple 1 cucumber 1 drop Cilantro essential oil Directions: Combine ingredients, except essential oil, in a juicer. Juice and [...]

Lazy Avocado Sushi

This non-conventional sushi recipe hits all the requirements: easy, healthy, filling, gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan, and low glycemic index, while also containing carbs, protein, fiber, vitamins, and healthy fats. Lazy Avocado [...]

dōTERRA On Guard® Hand Cleansing Spray

This dōTERRA On Guard hand cleansing spray is an easy and convenient way to clean your hands. Keep a bottle in your purse, car, or office for any time you [...]

Lemon and Orange Granitas

Share this cool and creative treat this summer at your next backyard bash. Ingredients: 6 large lemons or 4 medium oranges Sugar/honey to taste 960 mL water 2–4 drops Lemon or Wild Orange [...]

Frankincense Oil Uses and Benefits

Frankincense Oil Product Description Known as the king of essential oils, Frankincense has a variety of notable uses and benefits. This powerful essential oil is revered for its ability to [...]

Water Bead Diffuser

A water bead diffuser is a great way to spread the aroma of essential oils in a way that reflects your unique style. Water beads come in many different colors [...]

Strawberry Lemonade Yogurt Bark

This frozen yogurt bark recipe makes for a great healthier alternative—and tastes just as sweet! As an added bonus, Lemon oil provides immune boosting properties and a zesty flavor. You may not [...]

Lemon Oil Uses and Benefits

  Lemon Oil Product Description As one of dōTERRA’s top selling oils, Lemon oil has a variety of uses and benefits. With a clean, fresh, citrus aroma, Lemon is known [...]

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Science of Essential Oils

All-natural composite wound dressing films of essential oils encapsulated in sodium alginate with antimicrobial properties

We present natural polymeric composite films made of essential oils (EOs) dispersed in sodium alginate (NaAlg) matrix, with remarkable anti-microbial and anti-fungal properties.

Frankincense oil derived from Boswellia carteri induces tumor cell specific cytotoxicity

Originating from Africa, India, and the Middle East, frankincense oil has been important both socially and economically as an ingredient in incense and perfumes for thousands of years.

TChemical Composition and Anti-Inflammatory, Cytotoxic and Antioxidant Activities of Essential Oil

The chemical composition, anti-inflammatory, cytotoxic and antioxidant activities of essential oil from leaves of Mentha piperita (MEO) grown in China were investigated.

Aromatherapy and the central nerve system (CNS): therapeutic mechanism and its associated genes

TMolecular medical research on aromatherapy has been steadily increasing for use as an adjuvant therapy in managing psychiatric disorders and to examine its therapeutic mechanisms.

Essential oils and anxiolytic aromatherapy

TA number of essential oils are currently in use as aromatherapy agents to relieve anxiety, stress, and depression.

Two US practitioners’ experience of using essential oils for wound care

Though essential oils are a proven antiseptic, little work has investigated their use on chronic wounds.

Effects of aromatherapy massage on blood pressure and lipid profile in menopausal women

This study investigated the effects of aromatherapy massage on the lipid profile and blood pressure in Korean climacteric women.

Characterisation of lavender essential oils by using gas chromatography-mass spectrometry

Nine samples of lavender essential oil were analysed by GC-MS using low-polarity and polar capillary columns.

The effect of aromatherapy abdominal massage on alleviating menstrual pain

Dysmenorrhea is a common cause of sickness absenteeism from both classes and work.

Fumigant Toxic Activity of Essential Oils on Sitophilus granarius

Granary weevil (Sitophilus granarius L.) is the most important and oldest known pest of stored products.

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