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What ARE Essential Oils? History, Science, and Benefits

I used to think essential oils were just another health trend destined for the compost pile. In fact, they’ve stood the test of time for thousands of years already–and hold up to the scrutiny of modern science, too. << Storytime! >> I first learned about essential oils when my daughter caught pneumonia as a toddler. [ keep reading ]

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Why I DON’T WEAR Sunscreen + What I Do Instead

I just spent two straight days outside in the heat and sun, and I don’t wear sunscreen! But I didn’t burn. I never wear sunscreen anymore, for a bunch of reasons – but more importantly, I don’t wear sunscreen because I no longer need it. Plenty of my skin was exposed for 5 hours at [ keep reading ]

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Avoiding Healthy Habits? Here’s Why:

Do you avoid healthy habits, even if your brain “knows” they’re good for you? Unfortunately, logic alone is not enough to combat our deeply held, often unconscious beliefs and fears. Our brain tries to keep us safe – and often has us avoiding things that scare us, even if that fear is 100% not a [ keep reading ]

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Seven Reasons Why dōTERRA is the Perfect MLM Company

This month marks my 1-year anniversary with the best essential oils company in the world: dōTERRA! I know dōTERRA is the perfect MLM, because I tried pretty much ALL the others first (yes, really). So, to celebrate – I wanted to detail WHY dōTERRA is the perfect MLM, because to be honest, I wasn’t going [ keep reading ]

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Essential Oil Ethics: Are they Sustainable?

Is it Irresponsible to use Essential Oils?? Hardly.  Occasionally I’ll hear someone on a rant about how ALL corporations are evil – and ANY essential oils being marketed today are unethical to purchase and use. They say that essential oil production is exploitative – little more than greenwashed consumerism! After I learned the truth behind [ keep reading ]

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doTERRA’s testing on foreskin?? Here’s the deal.

It’s time to make something clear about doTERRA’s testing practices. I’m seeing half a story being passed around, and people are jumping to vilify doTERRA before they consider all the facts. Recently, this study on Frankincense essential oil and this one on Lemongrass essential oil were released, and the ‘crunchy’ part of the internet got outraged. They [ keep reading ]

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The Best Supplements on the Planet are from an “Essential Oil” Company

Who knew you could get the most effective nutritional supplements in the world from dōTERRA – a company that’s known primarily for selling essential oils?? I admit it, I was a major skeptic….but they have a money-back guarantee, and I was desperate for real change. WELL – I am so eager to get my next [ keep reading ]

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Why I Decided to Join dōTERRA

Well, if you want the short answer–it’s because they’re an amazing company with pure and natural products that work! If you want to learn about how and why I ended up choosing dōTERRA, you can start with my blogs: Here’s the story of how I left another major oils company. Here’s why it took me almost 8 [ keep reading ]

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Turmeric Essential Oil, Curcurmin, and Absorption Issues

Do you use Turmeric powder, turmeric capsules…or maybe…Turmeric essential oil? Why Turmeric essential oil? Isn’t it better fresh, or in capsules? Actually, no. Maybe you’re already familiar with the health benefits of turmeric, or maybe you’ve heard of it as a potent anti-inflammatory. Turmeric is well-researched, and its active ingredient, curcumin, has been found to have [ keep reading ]

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The doTERRA kids’ collection – gentle, kid-friendly blends!

dōTERRA’s outdone themselves with this adorable kids’ kit! Prediluted, simple rollerball blends that have names kids will easily remember and enjoy using. This collection is a complete and ready-made “whole body” essential oil toolbox to empower parents and children alike. Their silicone caps with carabiners let kids take them anywhere, and the flashcard set and easy names [ keep reading ]