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Strawberry-Cinnamon Energy Bites

These easy to make all natural energy bites are the perfect snack before you hit the gym, go on a hike, or head to the beach. Have them on hand and for any activity that requires a lot of energy. It all comes down to the ingredients. We'll start with the cashews—when...

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Weekly Drops of Wisdom doTERRA Sandalwood

As we are easing out of the cold, dry winter, I am continually trying to add more moisture into my skin and hair. To add extra shine and moisture to dry strands, I apply one to two drops of dōTERRA Sandalwood to my wet hair. It is restoring and moisturizing to your...

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Yoga and Essential Oils

A practice originating in India for thousands of years, yoga has become a popular form of exercise and meditation for millions of Americans. Yoga combines postures, meditation, breathing exercises, and deep relaxation for a holistic approach to wellbeing. If you have...

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Weekly Drops of Wisdom – doTERRA Patchouli

This week’s spotlight is a lesser-known oil, dōTERRA Patchouli. Patchouli is a member of the mint family and blends well with Peppermint oil in the mouth rinse recipe, found below. Historically used to freshen breath, the musky-sweet, and earthy aroma is refreshing...

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DIY: Aromatic Hand Warmers

Microwaveable hand warmers are easy to make and reuse. For fabric consider upcycling an old cotton or flannel shirt, but be sure to select a fabric that is natural, as synthetic fabrics may melt or burn when heated. Store with clothing or linen to freshen your closet,...

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Weekly Drops of Wisdom: doTERRA Lemongrass

Do you often feel sore after exercising? dōTERRA’s lemongrass is perfect for a massage when combined with fractioned coconut oil after a hard workout. It is also purifying for the skin! Consider adding it to your skin care regimen to promote a refreshing feeling....

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Weekly Drops of Wisdom: doTERRA Bergamot

Begin the new year feeling calm and free of stress by diffusing doTERRA Bergamot essential oil. This delicate citrus plant was used by the Italians for years to reduce feelings of stress and to soothe and rejuvenate skin. Apply one to two drops in your daily skin care...

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Weekly Drops of Wisdom: Peppermint Essential Oils

Are you scrambling to think of a quick gift for a friend or loved one? The doTERRA Candy Cane Sugar Scrub is the perfect homemade gift, and it includes my all-time favorite oil, doTERRA Peppermint. This minty, fresh and herbaceous oil is the perfect holiday scent. I...

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How Do I Use Essential Oils Safely?

Traditionally, certain essential oil application methods have been preferred or used exclusively. However, as the research surrounding essential oils continues to develop, a greater understanding of application methods is now understood. All application methods are...

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Weekly Drops of Wisdom – Eucalyptus

This week we will spotlight one of my favorite essential oils to use during the winter months, dōTERRA Eucalyptus. Eucalyptus has many benefits, but my favorite is that it can help promote feelings of relaxation and clear breathing. As the season changes to winter,...

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Weekly Drops of Wisdom – Cinnamon Bark

Cinnamon Bark is well known for its use as a spice, but did you know that it also has many health promoting benefits? dōTERRA Cinnamon Bark, when taken internally, supports healthy metabolic function and helps maintain a healthy immune system, especially when seasonal...

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Weekly Drops of Wisdom – doTERRA On Guard Mouthwash

Do you love using mouthwash but hate the burning sensation of the alcohol? dōTERRA On Guard® Mouthwash is alcohol-free and formulated to clean teeth and gums, reduce plaque, and promote a healthy–looking mouth when used as part of a hygiene routine that includes...

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Weekly Drops of Wisdom – doTERRA Hydrating Body Mist

Is the gloomy fall weather bringing you down? Enjoy the uplifting and energizing aromatic benefits of doTERRA’s Beautiful Captivating blend to combat the fall blues. The natural oils of Sunflower, Avocado and Passion Fruit help soothe, soften and hydrate skin. It is...

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Weekly Drops of Wisdom – Turmeric

This week we are spotlighting dōTERRA Turmeric essential oil. It’s important to strengthen our immune system for the cold months ahead of us. Turmeric is a great staple for your daily health routine and, when taken internally, promotes a positive immune function and...

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Try This Tasty Pumpkin Smoothie Recipe

Fall in love with the flavors of fall with this delicious treat infused with doTERRA On Guard Protective Blend. Ingredients 1 cup almond milk (or milk of choice) ½ cup pumpkin puree ½ cup vanilla yogurt 2 frozen bananas 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon pumpkin...

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Creating A New Skin Care Routine

Introduction Our skin is the largest organ of our body. It functions to guard the underlying muscles, bones, and internal organs. It is also our first line of defense from environmental factors, including dehydration, infection, and disease. It also serves to insulate...

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