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Wellness Advocate Volunteers in Her Community to Help Women with Addiction



Patti Stevens was introduced to doTERRA roughly four years ago by one of her Pilates clients. At the time, Patti enjoyed mentoring people on healthy living with herbs and oils. Her passion for helping people to live healthy lifestyles made her a perfect fit for doTERRA, but she didn’t stop there. A few years ago, […] Read More

Helichrysum Oil



Known as one of the best essential oils for skin, Helichrysum oil holds rejuvenating benefits that can help to promote a healthy-looking complexion. With chemical components that can help improve the appearance of skin, Helichrysum oil is a smart addition to any skin care regimen. One of the greatest benefits of Helichrysum oil is that […] Read More

Can Essential Oils Improve Classroom Behavior?



FALLON HENDERSON attends third grade at Dent Elementary in Escalon, California. She is also one of the youngest doTERRA® enthusiasts. Because doTERRA has been a big part of her life at home, Fallon developed her own passion for essential oils and a desire to share them with her friends and classmates. Recently, Fallon conducted a […] Read More

Tea Tree Oil (Melaleuca) Uses and Benefits: Essential Oil Spotlight



Tea Tree Oil Product Description A truly versatile oil, Melaleuca, or Tea Tree, essential oil holds over 92 different compounds and limitless applications. Hailing from Australia, the Melaleuca plant was a daily necessity for the early natives. The Aborigines would apply the leaves directly to the skin for a cooling effect. Eventually, the knowledge of […] Read More

dōTERRA Wellness Advocate Volunteers at Her Local Hospital and Hospice



Jennifer Thomas volunteers to help with issues from car accidents to the stomach flu at her local ER. Like many doTERRA Wellness Advocates, Colorado resident Jennifer Thomas has a busy schedule and daily responsibilities that take up her time. However, Jennifer still makes time to help her local community by volunteering at the Delta Memorial […] Read More

Did you know that you can use essential oils for hair?



Did you know that you can use essential oils for hair? As gentle, natural components derived from the earth, certain essential oils can promote healthy-looking hair. While many hair products on the market are filled with chemicals, using essential oils for hair provides you with a safe, natural way to support beautiful locks. I recently […] Read More

Learn more about doTERRA’s Co-Impact Sourcing™ efforts in Haiti.



In February 2014, the commitment to provide essential oils of the highest quality, purity, and potency led doTERRA executives to Haiti. They arrived in Port-au-Prince and then drove five hours to the town of Les Cayes. There they met with production partners, toured the distillery, and met the vetiver growers. They found a lot of […] Read More

doTERRA Wellness Advocate Starts a Healing Center after Suffering from Traumatic Brain Injury



The Awakenings Center helps brain injury survivors with chronic fatigue, anxiety, and other side effects. After experiencing a traumatic brain injury, doTERRA Wellness Advocate Deborah Schlag was inspired to provide empowerment and resources for others going through the healing process following similar injuries. With this motivation, Deborah started the Awakenings Center for Inner Healing & […] Read More

dōTERRA Wellness Advocate Volunteers to Provide Support to Cancer Patients



“I am constantly inspired by my fellow doTERRA Wellness Advocates who find time in their busy schedules to serve in their communities. I was so moved by the story of Wellness Advocate Leigh Cavender, who volunteers with the Spinal Cord Tumor Association to bring comfort and support to those struggling with a rare cancer diagnosis. […] Read More

Cō-Impact Sourcing® and the dōTERRA Healing Hands Foundation™ in Haiti



In collaboration with our Co-Impact Sourcing initiative with vetiver growers and our partner distiller in Haiti, the doTERRA Healing Hands Foundation has funded several projects to improve livelihoods in communities around the Les Cayes area. These initiatives, linked to our on-going responsible sourcing program in Haiti as in many other countries, are just a few […] Read More

6 Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep



6 Tips to a Better Night’s Sleep  Eat Well and Maintain a Healthy Exercise Routine – Eating a healthy diet and getting plenty of exercise keeps our weight in check, but it also helps with sleep. Eating high carbohydrate foods floods the muscles with glucose, causing involuntary muscle movements during sleep, which disrupts rest. Exercising […] Read More

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Healing Hands Foundation™ to help in the rebuilding effort in Nepal



What are some of the results from donations made by the dōTERRA Healing Hands Foundation™ to help in the rebuilding effort in Nepal? Two of the first schools built in all of Nepal since the earthquake with another under way; 200 temporary homes, 15 temporary classrooms, and 20 earthquake-resilient homes constructed; stimulation of the economy […] Read More

Internal Use of Essential Oils



The French Model, which promotes taking essential oils internally, was originally advocated by three prominent aromatherapists: Jean Valnet, Paul Belaiche, and Henri Viaud. Internal use involves consuming essential oils in a vegetable capsule or softgel. They are absorbed into systemic circulation via the digestive tract. (1,2) Generally considered the most potent method of application, internal […] Read More

Essential Oils and Kids



If you have kids in your house, I bet you are discovering the powerful ways in which doTERRA oils and products can support a healthy lifestyle. Perhaps you’re a little nervous to use oils on your kids; maybe you’re not sure if they’re entirely safe for the younger set. Well, as a scientist who has […] Read More

Myth of Breakfast



Many assume that skipping breakfast will help them lose weight. Others believe that breakfast is an essential part of a healthy diet and should not be neglected. Varying claims made regarding this topic have been confusing the general public for a while now. However, a recent study found that neither skipping nor eating breakfast should […] Read More

Sarcopenia—Anti-Aging Benefits of Strength Training



  That fountain of youth may not be in the latest fad diet or a bottle of superjuice, but in a barbell loaded with heavy plates. Weight lifting isn’t just about bulging biceps. Contemporary research is beginning to show that regular weight-bearing activity can not only help you maintain muscle size and function, but positively […] Read More

Is it safe to ingest essential oils?



Each type of oil contains a mixture of natural chemical compounds unique to that species of plant and to the environment in which the plant is grown. For thousands of years, humans have ingested plants in the form of food as well as plant parts and extracts as herbal health products and teas from leaves […] Read More

First Two Earthquake-Proof Schools since Nepal Earthquake



doTERRA International and CHOICE Humanitarian Complete First Two Earthquake-Proof Schools since Nepal Earthquake, Making Progress amid Slow Recovery Efforts 200 temporary homes, 20 earthquake-resilient homes, 550 desks, and two schools completed in just over a year SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — CHOICE Humanitarian, in partnership with doTERRA International and doTERRA Healing Hands Foundation, […] Read More

Sandalwood May Support Healthy Cell Renewal



The human body is composed of over 37 trillion cells.(1) Each of these cells has a certain lifespan and will eventually die and be replaced by a new cell. This is a normal, natural process that facilitates the renewal of the body. The rate at which cells divide and die (apoptosis) is an important factor […] Read More

CHOICE Humanitarian Community Development



The doTERRA Healing Hands Foundation™ is proud to partner with CHOICE Humanitarian, particularly in the facilitation of the doTERRA Co-Impact Sourcing® approach. This partnership will help empower impoverished communities with the tools needed to become self-reliant. CHOICE Humanitarian is a non-profit organization that partners with rural communities around the world where villagers live on less […] Read More

Safe Uses for Essential Oils



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 safe when used appropriately, including aromatic, topical, and internal methods. One or multiple application methods can be used for a […] Read More

Drinking 1 tablespoon of vinegar a day can



Weird finding: drinking 1 tablespoon of vinegar a day can aid in weight loss. Find out why: http://doterra.com/…/b…/science-news-vinegar-and-weight-loss ‪#‎doterrascience‬ #FocusedHealthyLiving Read More

At a dōTERRA® Day of Service event benefiting O.U.R.



At a dōTERRA® Day of Service event benefiting Operation Underground Railroad Rescue, corporate employees were able to assemble humanitarian and school kits for children rescued from sex trafficking. O.U.R. Rescue has been able to rescue 543 children so far and have helped them go from victims to survivors thanks to their aftercare programs. More than […] Read More

Drips of Oil



If you have the desire to fall in love with Essential Oils – You are in the right place! We are motivated to help people understand how to benefit from incorporating Essential Oils into their daily routines. There are obviously so many options to choose from, different brands that make claims, and various applications depending […] Read More

doTERRA International and CHOICE Humanitarian Add to Nepal Relief Efforts



I am so proud to a part of a company that does so much good in the world! Owning my own businesses in the past , I always felt that giving back to the community was important. This company totally rocks my world! In response to their devastating circumstances, CHOICE Humanitarian and the doTERRA Healing […] Read More

dōTERRA Wellness Advocate Volunteers at Nemours Children’s Hospital



A doTERRA Wellness Advocate volunteers to comfort patients experiencing pre-surgery anxiety at the Nemours Children’s Hospital. doTERRA Wellness Advocate Deanna Snyder uses her free-time to support and comfort those that pass through the surgery commons area at Nemours Children’s Hospital. After working as a registered nurse for twenty-five years, Deanna was well aware of the […] Read More

dōTERRA Wellness Advocate Teaches Health Benefits through Processed-Free America



This woman is one of my heroes! Diabetes and obesity is everywhere in America and Lavonia Nowell is a doTERRA Wellness Advocate that is teaching others how to avoid it through a processed-free diet. She lost weight through this healthy lifestyle change and now she helps others to do the same. I also found the […] Read More

doTERRA Wellness Advocate Volunteers with Alzheimer’s Association



How would you like to live the most amazing life ever and then completely forget some of it? That is what happens to those suffering from Alzheimers. I am not sure what is worse… those who actually have it or those who suffer because some they love suffers from this horrible condition. This is a […] Read More

Lavender Essential Oil Dusting Cloths



1. Cut an old t-shirt or other cotton fabric into squares. 2. Swish the rags around in a solution of 1 cup hot water, 2 tablespoons of olive oil, and 10 to 20 drops lavender essential oil. 3. Squeeze the rags out and hang until completely dry. Store the dry rags in a tightly closed […] Read More