I got my oils, now what? | Summer doTERRA BOGOs



Your oils have arrived! Your doTERRA collection is growing and so are the many ways in which you can use these powerful little bottles. But where to start?


If you took advantage of July's BOGO deals then this post is for you! Let me give you some information on each oil that was offered inside this Summer's BOGO box and some suggestions on ways to use them and DIYs.



Turmeric

Compelling, Certain, Dynamic


Top Properties: Anti-inflammatory, Anticarcinogenic, Detoxifier, Antibacterial, Antioxidant, Antimutagenic, Anti-tumoral, Decongestant, Antiviral

Safety: Does not have the same skin-colouring and fabric staining properties as powder form. Can be toxic to plants.

Usage: Internally, Topically, Aromatically


Top Uses:

Joint Paint & Swelling, Arthritis, Gout, Rheumatism

Fungal, Bacterial, or Viral Infections

Cancer, Tumors, Autoimmune Disorders

Blood & Lymph Purifier, Liver & Gallbladder detox

Intestinal Worms & Parasites

Acne, Eczema & Psoriasis

Depression, Tension & Anxiety

Ulcers, Gas, Bloating, Indigestion, Compromised Intestinal Flora

Poor Circulation, Diabetes, High Cholesterol

Cough, Respiratory Issues & Bronchitis

Sore Muscles & Menstral Cramps

Cavities & Oral Health

Insect Repellant, Bites & Stings

Cooking & Natural Food Preservative


I will generally take my Turmeric in a veggie capsule, but I also LOVE a good turmeric latte. Or have you tried a Turmeric smoothie? This Pineapple Turmeric Smoothie sounds so tasty, and equally as healthy.


Cheer

Happy Citrus Sweet


Main Ingredients: Lavandin, Lavender, Hawaiian Sandalwood, Tangerine, Melissa, Ylang Ylang, Elemi, Osmanthus, Lemon Myrtle

Safety: Avoid exposure to sunlight or UV rays for 12 hours after application

Usage: Topically, Aromatically


Top Uses:

Elevate Mood & Mind

Energize & Refresh

Stress & Anxiety

Depression & Mood Disorders

Grief & Sorrow

Stimulating & Uplifting

Immunity Boost


Seriously such a happy aroma. I love to roll this along my babies spines when they're feeling cranky. Or diffusing it in our main living spaces for all the happy vibes. Here are some more ways to experience these aromas.



Tea Tree

Powerful, Cleansing, Resolving


Top Properties: Antiseptic, Antibacterial, Antifungal, Anti-parasitic, Antiviral, Analgesic, Decongestant

Safety: Safe to apply undiluted, follow dilution ratios for age.

Usage: Internally, Topically, Aromatically


Top Uses:

Cuts & Wounds

Bacterial, Viruses & Diarrhea

Cancer Sores & Cold Sores

Athlete's Foot & Candida Issues

Sore Throat & Tonsilitis

Dandruff, Scabies & Lice

Ear Infections

Acne, Pinkeye, Staph Infection & MRSA

Bronchitis, Cold & Flu

Hives, Rashes & Itchy Eyes

Cavities & Gum Disease


Such a staple in the first aid kit! When you've got kids, you've got scraped knees and elbows. This oil is an amazing cleanser for wounds to help prevent infections and also support healing.


Try making your own all-season candle using Tea Tree and Citronella oil.


Citronella

cleansing, sweet, calming


Top Properties: Antibacterial, Antiparasitic, Anti-inflammatory, Antifungal, Antioxidant

Safety: Safe to apply undiluted, follow dilution ratios for age.

Usage: Internal, Topically, Aromatically


Top Uses:

Insect Repellant

Fever & Detoxification

Surface Cleanser

Greasy Hair, Lice, Detangler

Irritability or Anxiousness

Menstral Cramps

Bacterial and Fungal Infections

Intestinal Worms

Arthritis & Inflammation

Household mould

Mosquito Repellant

Cleansing the Air

Digestive Issues


Do you take your diffuser camping? We always do! We'll set it up inside and outside and diffuse citronella and other lovely aromas to not only repel flies and mosquitoes, but also to add to the ambiance.



Purify

Regenerating, Corrective, Repairing


Main Ingredients: Lemon, Lime, Siberian Fir, Austrian Fir, Pine, Citronella, Tea Tree, Cilantro

Safety: Avoid exposure to sunlight or UV rays for 12 hours after application.

Usage: Topically, Aromatically


Top Uses:

Kills germs & Microbes

Air & Odor Cleansing

Discouragement

Addictions

Allergies

Acne

Surface Cleaning

Insect Repellant

Bug Bites & Stings

Laundry

Deodorant

Lymphatic Detox


You can use this oil everywhere! The dishwasher, the toilet, the sink, the washing machine, the fridge, the bathtub, the kettle, literally anything you want clean (including yourself!) this is your blend.


Try DIY-ing your own Bathroom Bar Soap or Bathroom Reed Diffuser


Island Mint

Fresh, Citrusy, Invigorating


Main Ingredients: Lemon, Lime, Spruce, Peppermint

Safety: Avoid exposure to sunlight or UV rays for 12 hours after application

Usage: Topically, Aromatically


Top Uses:

Uplifting and Invigorating

Fatigue

Smelly Car Refresher

Respiratory Support

Cleanses the Air

Surface Cleanser

Cold + Fevers

Congestion, Allergies & Asthma



Deep Blue

Minty, Athletic, Cooling


Main Ingredients: Wintergreen, Camphor, Peppermint, Blue Tansy, Blue Chamomile, Helichrysum, Osmanthus

Safety: Safe for undiluted application, possible skin sensitivity. Follow dilution ratios for age.

Usage: Topically


Top Uses:

Muscle, Back & Joint Pain

Arthritis & Aches

Neuropathy & Carpal Tunnel

Fibromyalgia & Lupus

Whiplash & Muscle Tension

Pre/Post Workout

Growing Pains

Headache & Neck Pain

Bruises and Injuries


This blend has been such a comfort to the little growing people inside this house. I love being able to have something healthy and soothing (without any side effects!) to offer to my son when he complains of growing pains. Note that the more you massage the more refreshing and cooling the sensation becomes. I suggest plenty of dilution the first time you use this on your child, in case they don't particularly enjoy that cool sensation.


PastTense

Relieving, Renewing & Awakening


Main Ingredients: Wintergreen, Lavender, Peppermint, Frankincense, Cilantro, Marjoram, Roman Chamomile, Basil, Rosemary

Safety: Safe for undiluted application, possible skin sensitivity. Follow dilution ratios for age.

Usage: Topically


Top Uses:

Headaches & Migraines

Muscle Aches, Swelling & Cramping

Hangover

Hot Flashes & Cooling

Bruises & Burns

Joint Pain

Tension & Stress

Neck & Shoulder Pain

Arthritis

Restful Sleep


This roller is the cats meow for hangovers, let me tell you. It's pretty rare these days that I'll let myself get to that point, but when it does happen, I'm awfully glad for my PastTense roller!



Melissa

Awakening, Authentic, Restorative


Top Properties: Antioxidant, Antibacterial, Antidepressant, Antispasmodic, Antihistamine, Antiviral, Hypotensive, Nervine, Sedative

Safety: Safe to apply undiluted, follow dilution ratios for age.

Usage: Internally, Topically, Aromatically


Top Uses:

Fevers, Colds & Viral Infections

Cold Sores, Herpes, & Fever Blisters

Depression, Anxiety & Shock

Bites, Stings & Warts

Allergies

Hypertension, Palpitations & High Blood Pressure

Vertigo

Eczema


Roman Chamomile

Bright, Calming, Sweet


Top Properties: Antihistamine, Antibacterial, Antifungal, Sedative, Immunostimulant, Hypnotonic

Safety: Safe to apply undiluted, follow dilution ratios for age.

Usage: Internally, Topically, Aromatically


Top Uses:

Stress & Shock

Dry, Irritated & Aging Skin

Lower Blood Pressure

Sciatica & Lower Back Pain

Insomnia & Overexcitement

PMS & Cramps

Fevers & Earaches

Anger, Irritability & Agitation

Parasites & Worms

Anorexia

Insect Bites, Bee & Hornet Stings

Allergies & Itchy Eyes


Yellow Mandarin

Cleansing, Restoring, Supportive


Top Properties: Antimicrobial, Antiseptic, Detoxifying, Digestive Stimulant, Cytophylactic, Immunostimulant, Antispasmodic, Uplifting

Safety: Avoid storing in warm places to prevent oxidation.

Usage: Internally, Topically, Aromatically


Top Uses:

Acne, Oily Skin, Wounds

Bloating, Gas, Hiccups, IBS, Colic, Leaky Gut

Congestion & Coughs

Wrinkles, scars, stretch marks, age spots

Bacterial, Viral & Fungal Infections

Hyperactivity & Restlessness

Liver & Lymphatic Detox

Depression & Mental Fatigue

Irritability & Tantrums

Surface Cleanser

Food flavouring and bacteria preventative


No need to buy another toner! Use this trio of oils and a few simple ingredients to create your own Ultimate Skin Toner.




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If you happened to miss out on this round of BOGOs, no worries, just stay in touch by subscribing and I'll be sure to give you a heads-up next time they're about to happen!


Catch you later.


Ashley

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