The most common question I get asked when it comes to essential oils… where do I start? From first aid remedies and natural skin care solutions, to toxic free cleaning and emotional balance, essential oils really can do it all! Here are doTERRA’s top 10 oils, and how you can use them as part of your everyday routine.
This is commonly known as the king of oils, and for good reason. Great for ski, emotions anc cellular balance, think of Frank like a big reset button for your body!

 

  • Add a drop to your skin oil or moisturiser
  • Apply in high concentration onto closed wounds to aid the prevention of scar tissues and help new healthy cells regenerate.
  • Take in a veggie cap to reap all its antioxidant power
  • Place a drop under your tongue daily for optimum cellular health
  • Diffuse to ease negative emotions and allow yourself to reset
  • Diffuse when sick to support respiratory issues
This all is a power house multitasker! The ultimate soother, is can help physically and emotionally in extreme ways.

 

  • Diffuse before bed to aid a restful night’s sleep
  • Make into a spray for fresh smelling linen, and a great pillow spray to aid sleep
  • Add to the bath or shower for the ultimate relaxation
  • Carry in a roller with fractionated coconut oil to ease tension whenever required
  • Apply the wounds, cuts and bruises to aid healing and stop itchy bites
  • Apply to your moisturiser (along with the Frankincense!) for hydrating and soothing benefits
Fresh and zingy, this powerful oil will uplift and energise.

 

  • Diffuse to promote positivity
  • Add a drop to your water in the morning to aid digestive issues
  • Add to your home-made cleaners or cloths to have your home smelling fresh and zesty
  • Diffuse in the kitchen after cooking to aid with eliminating odours
  • Soak veggies in your kitchen sink and add a few drops of lemon oil to remove unwanted residue before popping away
Peppermint is my go-to when I’m just feeling a bit off, as it can act as a perk up, and a tension releaser!

 

  • Add to water to freshen and awaken
  • Rub diluted with fractionated coconut oil onto your belly to ease digestive issues, or your temples to ease a headache
  • Run on the back of the neck to ease nausea, travel sickness or altitude sickness
  • Add to your morning hot drink for a fresh twist
  • Diffuse at work to improve concentration and focus
  • Take in a veggie cap to improve digestion
  • Rub a drop in between hands, cover nose and take 3 deep breaths to motivate, perk up and destress
Classically known as Tea Tree, this antibacterial, antimicrobial oil is all you need to stay cleansed and bug free.

 

  • Diffuse to cleanse the air and eliminate airborne bugs
  • Add to your lavender roller to aid with cuts and bruises
  • Add to your bath to fight skin infections
  • Apply along with your facial cleanser for added skin benefits
  • Add to your home-made cleaners for boosted antibacterial benefits
Everything you need to stay healthy and well.

 

  • Dilute in a roller bottle and apply to bottoms of feet to boost immunity
  • Take a drop in a veggie capsule to support your immune system and amp up your energy
  • Add the teeny tiniest drop to your cooking for a powerful punch of herbiliciousness.
  • Roll onto anything fungal – athlete’s foot, eczema, cracked heels…
  • Massage diluted onto aching muscles or joints
A fabulous immune boosting blend that supports sickness and aids cleaning.

 

  • Diffuse when sick to kill environmental toxins
  • Take a drop in a veggie cap daily to support your immune health
  • Add a drop to your water daily
  • Add to your home-made cleaners for extra environmental protection
  • Massage diluted into glands during sickness
  • Diluted it makes the perfect hand sanitizer

 

The queen of digestive issues, being a true winning choice for healing stomach pain and bloating.

 

  • Take a drop in your water daily to aid digestive issues
  • Diffuse during mealtimes to aid in digestion
  • Dilute in a roller and rub on belly to aid digestive discomfort
  • Rub a drop between palms and inhale whenever you need a pick me up, or digestive support.
Your go-to for respiratory issues, and a great aid when exercising (also known as Breathe).

 

  • Diffuse during sickness to help clear blocked airways
  • Promotes refreshing and clean aromas
  • Can aid snoring and sleep apnoea
  • Rub diluted on chest before exercise to help decongest airways and promote a strong workout!
The magical muscle repairer, reducing inflammation and soothing you back to comfort.

 

  • Dilute and apply to aching muscles after a workout
  • Apply before a workout to aid in warming up and release muscle tension
  • Can be applied to painful joints to ease pain
  • Rub diluted onto chest to relax, soothe and aid respiratory issues.
There are so many more uses than the ones I’ve listed here, but these are just some of the ways in which I use my doTERRA essential oils every day. If you’re interested in getting the oils into your home, then follow this step by step guide to how you can sign up today, and you can be using your oils in less than a week!

If you have any questions, please email me at sarah@honeylawson.com or use the contact form on the site.

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