A member of the Pelargonium genus of flower species, geraniums are grown for their beauty and as a staple of the perfume industry. While there are over 200 different varieties of Pelargonium flowers, only a few are used as essential oils. Uses of Geranium essential oil date back to ancient Egypt when Egyptians used Geranium oil to beautify skin and for other benefits. In the Victorian era, fresh geranium leaves were placed at formal dining tables as decorative pieces. Geranium oil has been used to promote the appearance of clear skin and healthy hair—making it ideal for skin and hair care products. It also helps calm nerves and lessen feelings of stress. Geranium oil is also known to naturally repel insects.
As the top-selling doTERRA essential oil, Lemon has multiple benefits and uses. Lemon is a powerful cleansing agent that purifies the air and surfaces and can be used as a non-toxic cleaner throughout the home. When diffused, Lemon is very uplifting and energizing and has been shown to help improve mood.
As a key botanical of the traditional Ayurvedic health practices of India, turmeric root and turmeric essential oil have a long history that has inspired modern uses of turmeric today. Steam distilled from the turmeric root, Turmeric essential oil has two unique chemical components, Turmerone, and ar-Turmerone.
Turmeric oil is beneficial both internally and aromatically. Turmeric oil can help to promote clear, smooth, and radiant-looking skin. In addition to the many benefits of Turmeric essential oil, Turmeric oil acts as a great burst of flavor to your favorite savory meals.
Renowned as one of the most prized and precious essential oils, Frankincense has extraordinary benefits. In addition to its notoriety in the New Testament, the Babylonians and Assyrians would burn Frankincense in religious ceremonies and the ancient Egyptians used Frankincense resin for everything from perfume to salves for soothing skin. Its soothing and beautifying properties are used to rejuvenate skin and help reduce the appearance of imperfections when applied topically. When inhaled or diffused, Frankincense promotes feelings of peace, relaxation, satisfaction, and overall wellness.
Feel the cooling, refreshing effects of dōTERRA Tea Tree Touch. Packaged in a convenient and smooth roll-on applicator, Tea Tree Touch delivers the purifying benefits of Tea Tree essential oil diluted in Fractionated Coconut Oil. Tea Tree Touch can be used to cleanse and purify the skin and nails and to promote a healthy complexion. It’s ideal to soothe occasional skin irritations and to use after shaving or on the bottoms of feet for a cooling effect.
The culinary uses and additional benefits of Cilantro have been documented for centuries. Cilantro adds a fresh, herbal aroma to any essential oil blend when diffused. Cilantro’s culinary uses are endless, adding a flavourful twist to meats, salads, dips, and guacamole.d