The Top Ten Essential Oils you NEED in your home

Updated: Oct 2, 2019

What better way to improve your health and wellbeing than to introduce some of Mother Natures plant medicine and ditch the toxic chemicals that have snuck into your home unknowingly....

dōTERRA provide the best quality Essential Oils and I have shared the MUST HAVE for any beginning enthusiast. You can save 25% off retail prices and make long-life changings to benefit everyone in your family..... simply flick me a message to ask how.

Lavender : A calming and soothing aroma to ease discomfort, promote relaxation and better quality sleep.

Check out these yummy blends and ways to use Lavender : • Add 3 drops of Wild Orange and 3 Drops of Lavender to your Diffuser in the evening to wind down the day and create a soothing uplifting environment. • Apply Lavender 'neat' (undiluted) to insect bites to ease discomfort and reduce itchiness. Apply as often as needed. • Massage Lavender into soles of feet with Carrier oil to soothe an anxious and overwhelmed mind. • Make your own natural Carpet Freshner with 1 cup of Bi-Carb powder and add 6-8 drops of Lavender oil into a shaker container and sprinkle over your carpets before vacuuming. • Add a drop or two to your unscented Moisturiser to support healthy skin and calmer mood for your day

Peppermint :

The powerful and Invigorating aroma of Peppermint all the way from USA is the most amazing pick-me-up you will need today! Cooling and warming at the same time, its uniqueness can offer so many ways of support for you.

Uses for Peppermint :

• Add 4-5 drops of Peppermint into my diffuser for a whole family 'wake-up' enhancer, or even add a few drops of Wild Orange Oil as well if they are a bit grumpy in the morning... • Seasonal changes got you down? Combine even drops of Lemon, Lavender and Peppermint to a roller blend or your diffuser to relieve allergies symptoms naturally. • Peppermint is my sneaky favourite oil I add to my brownie mix giving it a delicious and satisfying flavour. For a quick on-the-go treat, Try Betty Crockers Triple Choc Brownie and add 3-4 drops of Peppermint oil in before baking. YUM! • Combine 10 Drops of Peppermint, 10 Drop of Lavender and 1 Tbsp of Aloe Vera Gel to a 30ml Bottle of filtered water (make sure you leave a gap after adding water to ensure room for oils and Aloe Vera Gel after) and shake to give the whole family a natural Sun Soother remedy for those hot summer days coming up! Spray on body as needed avoiding sensitive areas. • Need to get some motivation to get moving for work, gym or those 'jobs' you really are just avoiding? You can sniff Peppermint straight from the bottle to alert and invigorate the senses, open the lungs and provide your body with a natural uplift in mood! Go get em! Note: Peppermint Oil can be sensitive on the skin if applied neat so be sure to dilute according to your skins needs.

Lemon :

dōTERRA's amazing Lemon oil is grown in Sicily, Italy and from there it is cold-pressed from the rind (so you have pure oil, not the acidic juice) in every bottle!

So there are up to 45 Lemons in your 15ml bottle of Essential Oil! So incredibly powerful.

Here are some ways to use Lemon below in picture so let's chat about some other ways More Uses for Lemon :

• Add 2 drops of Lemon oil to a damp paper towel or cloth and gently wipe down your Stainless Steel appliances to give it a sparkling clean and no residue left. • Lemon is a naturally powerful antioxidant which aids the body in cleansing toxins and stimulating the lymphatic drainage system, purifying skin and fighting against bacteria and fungi. • You can use Lemon oil as a natural teeth whitener by adding a drop to a tbsp of Food Grade Coconut Oil and swirling around in the mouth for 1-2mins. This can help to break down stains and residue built up on the teeth. Regular Dentist checkups are always recommended also. • Be warned in using Lemon on your skin in summer as it is a photosensitive oil which means that your chances of skin sensitivity & getting burnt increases. • Substitute your store-bought juices and make a delicious Lemon & Honey drink (warm or ice-cold) to help provide the body with extra immune protecting properties.

Tea Tree :

doTERRA's Tea Tree (also known as Melaleuca) is the best coming from NSW Coastline in Australia, is best known for its cleansing properties.

It is one of the TOP antibacterial oils and provides a variety of uses from cleaning in the home to purifying and cleansing blemishes.

More uses for Tea Tree :

• Add 4-5 drops of Tea Tree, Wild Orange and Lemon (each) to your mop bucket when cleaning the floors. Don't worry, the oil won't leave a residue on your floors as essential oils are aromatic compounds that evaporate over time. • Make your own multi-purpose cleaning spray with Tea Tree, a Tbsp of FCO and filtered water to naturally clean away bacteria and grime without the cost of nasty chemicals being sprayed in your home. • Dry Scalp? Itchy Head? Tea Tree was my saviour when the dreaded creepy crawly nits came into our home. i added Tea Tree into a small a mount of Shampoo and lathered and left on my daughters head for up to 30mins. Then simply wash out the dead critters and apply conditioner to comb out. • In conjunction to the above, make a Nourishing detangled that also deters the critters by adding Tea Tree to your Home made detangler. Recipe to come for this. • Tea Tree is a gentle and effective oil for applying direct to cuts, grazes and irritated skin without the sting! One drop of more than enough to help cleanse. • and finally Tea Tree fantastic to easing ear discomfort. Massage a diluted drop to back of ear or alternatively, place a drop of Tea Tree onto a cotton bud and just gently sit inside the ear. {Note: Do not press into ear canal}

Oregano :

Oregano - the herb best known for flavouring your pasta bolognese and providing amazing Immune support but did you know doTERRA's Oregano is steam distilled from the leaf of the herb plant and sourced direct from the farmers in Turkey. Oregano is a bit of a unknown underdog with new Essenti