Essential oils are natural aromatic compounds found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants. The gift of a rose, a walk by a field of lavender, or the smell of freshly cut mint, are all experiences of the aromatic qualities of essential oils. Essential oils are therapeutic by lifting ones mood, calming the senses, and may elicit powerful emotional responses. Yet the use of essential oils goes well beyond their fragrant appeal.
Throughout history essential oils have been used in many cultures for their medicinal and therapeutic benefits. Modern trends towards more holistic approaches to self care and growing scientific validation of alternative health practices are driving a rediscovery of the profound health benefits of essential oils. Many oils also have powerful cleansing properties.
There are many ways to use essential oils for wellness – diffuse into the air, apply topically to the skin or ingest. The doTERRA® oils are Therapeutic grade quality and are available as singular oils or as a blend. Naturally following instructions for each oil is paramount for optimal wellness and if unsure consult your physician.
If you need more or are interested in trying some essential oils, please contact me by email or call (207) 655-6673.