35 Uses for Wild Orange Essential Oil

  1. Soothe sore muscles71V9IIHZJqL._SL1500_
  2. Add to drinking water for detox and digestion
  3. Add to iced tea for flavor
  4. Clean counter tops (in a spray bottle with water)
  5. Clean cabinet doors (in a spray bottle or bucket with water)
  6. Clean wood floors (in a spray bottle or bucket with water)
  7. Clean gunk from stove top
  8. Remove sticker goo
  9. Add to unscented lotion
  10. Add to chocolate brownies

Read more @ Yankee Homestead.

Essential Oils To Reduce Scarring

  • Helichrysum- helps cells regenerate and also helps with pain relief
  • Geranium- promotes blood circulation and skin elasticity
  • Frankincense- anti inflammatory, helps protect existing cells and promote new cell growth
  • Lavender- has skin rejuvenating/regenerative properties
  • Myrrh- anti inflammatory and improves skin elasticity

Blend a few drops of oils of your choosing with a carrier oil and add to a glass rollerball. Apply as needed until appearance of scars fade.


8 Things You May Not Know About Breast Cancer

An estimated 232,670 U.S. women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2014,
and roughly 40,000 will die of the disease. Only one other cancer—lung—kills
more women. But unlike lung cancer, breast cancer has no obvious cause. Here’s
what you may not know.

Click HERE to read What You May Not Know About Breast Cancer from Nutrition Action Health Letter.

Feel Better Fast: Essential Oil Flu Bomb

If you’re feeling under the weather, get better fast with this essential recipe:

  • Empty Capsules
  • 5 Drops Melalueca
  • 5 Drops On Guard
  • 3 Drops Lemon
  • 3 Drops Oregano

Place oils in the capsules and take 3-4 hours as needed.

Here’s a great video detailing how to do this.

Essential Marinade Recipes

Chili Lime Marinade 

  • 1 1/2 tbs fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 2 tbs honey or agave
  • 2 tbs water
  • 8 drops lime essential oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tbs lemon grass, minced
  • 1 tbs chili flakes
  • 1 1/2 tbs ginger
  • 2 tbs coconut oil

*Recommended with shrimp 

Indian Marinade

  • 1 cup plain whole-milk yogurt
  • 2 tbs coconut oil
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 drop cinnamon or clove essential oil

*Recommended with chicken 

Sweet & Sour Marinade

  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 8 drops wild orange essential oil

*Recommended with pork

Balsamic Rosemary Marinade

  • 1/2 balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp pepper
  • 2 drops rosemary essential oil

*Recommended with beef

These recipes are taken from the summer 2014 issue of doTERRA’s living magazine.

33 Ways You Can Use Peppermint Essential Oil

There are so many things you can do with peppermint oil, and it smells great too. Find out here. 

Doterra Aspire Convention


Dan will be attending to learn more about essential oils and their many benefits. There will be educational events and opportunities to see new Doterra products. Hope to see you there! Learn more and register here.

Hand Lotion – Citrus Bliss


This product is conveniently packaged for an on-the-go aromatic experience which is great for hand bags! This lotion will support antioxidants, botanicals and humectants.


The scent is light, uplifting with a kiss of vanilla and a bouquet of citrus essential oils as an invigorating blend for proper skin hydration.

Natural Stove Top Cleaner


  • 1/4 cup baking soda
  • 1/4 cup table alt
  • 1 tbs apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbs water
  • 4-5 drops Purify essential oil (optional)


  1. Stir all ingredients together until they form a paste and spread it over the stove top and burners.
  2. Leave it it on for 15 mins or longer for hard- to-remove stains.
  3. Using a sponge, scrub the mixture into the grime.
  4. Remove excess cleaner and wipe surface clean.

Taken from spring 2014 issue of doTerra’s living magazine. 

TriEase – Natural Allergy Reliever


This is a new natural allergy alternative which will protect against seasonal and environmental elements that will promote a healthier respiratory system when you need it most. Each softgel will contain equal parts of Lavender, Lemon and Peppermint essential oils. This is known for their ability to maintain clear and breathing at ease and a healthier inflammatory response when combined together.

Key Features

  • Cleanses overall bodily systems and functions.
  • Support and provide both balancing effects internally and externally.