doTERRA: Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils {Giveaway}

Essential oils are natural aromatic compounds that are found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers and other parts of plants.  High quality essential oils have many health applications and can be used towards a holistic approach to wellness.

There are three common ways to use essential oils. Aromatically, topically and internally.  I didn’t really know that you could use essential oils as dietary supplements and in recipes before and after receiving an introductory kit from doTERRA I learned that some oils can be taken internally, but there are also some that should never be ingested.

doTERRA offers essential oils that are Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade and safe to be ingested. They do not contain filters or artificial ingredients and they are free of contaminants such as pesticides or other chemical residues.

The introductory kit I received contained a sample of Lavender, Lemon and Peppermint oils, an instructional audio CD and booklet.  I tried the Lemon oil immediately after opening the box as I had a sore throat that was very painful. The Lemon oil can be used with honey to soothe coughs and sore throats.  I love using natural remedies when dealing with colds and coughs.

I have started using the Lavender oil before bed to help me relax. I have been applying a drop to the bottom of my feet or pillow before bed and I really like the soothing and calming feeling.

It is important to note that some people are o.k. using essential oils undiluted directly on their skin when using them topically, but if you haven’t used essential oils before it’s a good idea to start with a carrier oil first.

Here are some other uses of the three essential oils I received:

Lavender

-Apply to back, hands, or feet if you are restless or agitated

-Use it to calm reaction to a bee sting or a bug bite

-Lightly apply to soothe sunburned or scalded skin

Lemon

-Apply directly to cold sores for soothing relief

-Diffuse in a room to neutralize odors

-Add to olive oil for a non-toxic furniture polish

Peppermint

-Add to shampoo and conditioner for a stimulating hair and scalp massage

-Use with lemon in water for a healthy, refreshing mouth rinse

-Apply with lavender to sore, tired muscles and joints.

Watch the video below for more info on doTERRA.

http://youtu.be/xT4duKmb7ao

So many wonderful uses! I am really happy with the quality of the doTERRA oils I received and I can’t wait to try some of their other oils and products. Be sure to visit their page to check out their wonderful products and accessories.

Win it: One lucky reader from the US/CAN will receive an introductory doTERRA kit like the one I received. Enter to win via Rafflecopter below.



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Hi, my name is Angela van Tijn and I live in Vancouver, Canada with my wonderful husband, our two boys and our puppy. I am the founder and primary contributor behind One Smiley Monkey. Welcome to my blog!

73 responses to “doTERRA: Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils {Giveaway}”

  1. I would love to try their Cassia Essential Oil and the Lotus Diffuser

  2. I would like to try Breathe.

  3. My hubby coukd sure use the Deep Blue Rub

  4. I would love to try the Grapefruit Essential Oil the most.

  5. I have the lavender oil and love it! It really helps me relax. I want to try the slim and sassy and lemon oil.

  6. Lotus Diffuser. I don’t have a good way of getting my essential oils diffused around the house.

  7. I’d love to try the PastTense or Serenity for my migraines!

  8. Clear Skin Set (Topical Blend + Face Wash)

  9. Clear Skin Set (Topical Blend + Face Wash) sounds great.

  10. I would love to try: Myrrh Essential Oil. I’m sure the scent would be amazing!
    Thanks for the chance.

  11. I want to try their peppermint beadlets!

  12. I would love to try the Aroma Ace with On Guard!

  13. Deep blue rub

  14. serenity for my headaches

    Jessica Bleasdale (JACB)
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  15. Clear Skin Foaming Face Wash

  16. I would love to try Grapefruit Oil for weight loss!

  17. I’d like to try ylang-ylang….for blood pressure

  18. i would love the grapefruit to help with any colds we may get!

  19. I would try the dōTERRA®’s Citrus Bliss – it would be invigorating

  20. I would love to try the Deep Blue Rub.

  21. i’d like to try the lotus diffuser

  22. i would like to try breathe

  23. I would love to try the Ginger Essential Oil.

  24. I would like to try their On Guard products!

  25. I would love to try their Balance Oil Blend.

  26. breathe is something else i would like to try

  27. Would love to try these essential oils!

  28. I would love to try the Myrrh Essential Oil

  29. I would love to try their OnGuard and the diffuser! I have heard many great things about this company!

  30. Yay for applecheeks giveaway

  31. I want to try the dōTERRA’s Deep Blue Rub

  32. deep blue rub!

  33. I would like to try the OnGuard Protecting throat drops

  34. I’d love the lavender neck wrap!

  35. The breathe combination looks interesting for asthma or congestion

  36. I would to try their Breathe Respiratory Blend.

  37. I would love to try their Citrus Bliss Invigorating Blend..

  38. Deep Blue Rub

  39. I’d like to try the Deep Blue Rub, looks very interesting.

  40. April 16-I would like to have the Deep Blus Rub. My daughter is saying that her legs ache a lot. I’m sure this would help her.-el03ro

  41. I’d like to try the Clear Skin Topical Blend.

  42. I’d love to try the ginger essential oil and the deep blue rub

  43. I’d love the Lotus Diffuser and the Elevation Joyful Blend

  44. Citrus Bliss
    Invigorating Blend

  45. I’d go for the Lavendar Oil

  46. Citrus Bliss

  47. i think the Lotus Diffuser looks really cool

  48. I would like to try the Whisper™ Blend for Women.
    Thanks for the giveaway!!

  49. Breathe!

  50. I would love to try their Deep Blue Rub!

  51. the bergamot oil!

  52. The white fir

  53. The Deep Blue Rub would be OK.

  54. I’d like to try the Peppermint Beadlets

  55. Maybe the peppermint beadlets for my wife.

  56. The Lavender Neck Wrap would perhaps help the ache I have in my neck and shoulders.

  57. Ylang Ylang question if i win can you put lavender in a sleep apnea machine to breathe in?

  58. The peppermint Beadlets sound great!

  59. I’d love to try the Lotus diffuser

  60. I would love to try the lavender oil!

  61. Their deep blue rub looks interesting!

  62. Peppermint Beadlets

  63. The Lavender Neck Wrap

  64. I would love to try their Elevation Blend! I could use a lift!!! In my mood of course 😉 I especially would love the ADD and lack of energy properties too!

  65. I’d like to try the On Guard Foaming Hand Wash. Thanks.

  66. Would love to try the Lotus Diffuser.

  67. I would love to try the peppermint shampoo and conditioner!!

  68. Their Family Physicians Kit would be handy to have.

  69. Pick me Pick me! I love to use essential oils!

  70. I would like to try dōTERRA® Diamond Kit so there is a little of everything.

  71. The Citrus Bliss Invigorating Bath Bar sounds nice!

  72. I would love to try the peppermint oil beadlets and their deep blue rub.Thanks so much for this giveaway.

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