Starting your journey with essential oils can be overwhelming. There are hundreds of oils, thousands of uses, and where do you even START?
Here are five essential oils that pack the biggest punch.
dōTerra’s respiratory blend includes Laurel Leaf, Peppermint, Eucalyptus, Melaleuca, Lemon, Cardamom, Ravintsara, and Ravensara. It maintains feelings of clear airways and easy breathing.
Favorite uses: diffused at night to promote a restful sleep , applied topically to chest or back, or on the go with the dōTerra Breathe Vapor Stick.
Another one of dōTerra’s proprietary blends, DigestZen is a digestive blend that aids in digestion and soothes the occasional upset stomach.
Favorite uses: a drop in hot water; rolled topically on the stomach before flying or traveling in a car.
One of the most popular essential oils, it’s also incredibly versatile. Known for its calming and relaxing properties, lavender is one of the easiest oils to start using daily.
Favorite uses: in a linen spray before bed; a few drops in bath water for a spa-like relaxing experience; topically to reduce the appearance of skin imperfections.
- Melaleuca (Tea Tree)
Melaleuca (also called Tea Tree) is known for its purifying properties, both topically and aromatically. It is well known for its topical properties, both for skin and nails.
Favorite uses: On finger and toe nails after showering to keep them looking healthy, after shaving to help minimize ingrown hairs, on the scalp to help prevent lice.
- Wild Orange
Wild Orange is an uplifting and energizing oil. With its fresh, sweet and refreshing aroma, Wild Orange is a great oil for purifying the air and as a natural cleanser.
Favorite uses: a drop in water; a drop of Wild Orange + Peppermint in the hands, rubbed together, and inhaled deeply; diffused with clove for a warm, cozy scent.