Presentation on theme: "What Are Essential Oils?"— Presentation transcript:
1 What Are Essential Oils? Natural aromatic compounds found in various parts of plantsProvide plants with protection Made up of volatile organic compoundsVery clean, almost crisp, to the touch and are immediately absorbed by the skin.
2 Why Essential Oils? They are 50X-70X stronger than herbs. They penetrate cell wallsunlike antibiotics can attack virusesBecause they are made up of carbons, like our bodies, they work synergistically with our own body chemistryAnti-bacterial, Anti-viral. Some are anti-parasitic and anti-inflammatory
3 Why doTerra Essential Oils? Only the best!Purity & PowerHighest quality essential oils in the worldEach oil is sourced from the place in the world that it grows to its peak. They are Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade which assures that:Each batch undergoes Gas Chromatograph and Mass Spectrometry tests to assure purity and strength.
4 How to use Essential Oils TopicalWhen rubbed on the bottom of the feet, they enter our blood stream within 30 seconds.AromaticWhen diffused into the air molecules are released into the air and are inhaledInternalMost oils are safe to be ingested
5 AromaTouch For general relaxation Apply to neck, shouldersTo increase circulation and reduce varicosities.To relieve after-birth painsTo avoid toxemia
6 Balance To relieve nervousness and assist emotional release. Apply to a newborn baby’s spine and the bottoms of feet to aid in the release of the trauma of birth.For diaper rashFor hemorrhoids.
7 Clary SageTo help support the body into going into labor and after birth to help tone the uterus.Apply to the abdomen, ankles, or bottoms of feetONLY AFTER 39 WEEKS!
8 Coriander For gestational diabetes To help sooth menstrual cramps Use internallyTo help sooth menstrual crampsApply to the abdomen
9 Deep Blue For back labor For sore muscles To soothe after birth pains. Apply on siteFor sore musclesTo soothe after birth pains.Apply on abdomen
10 DigestZen Helps calm digestive track HeartburnMorning sickness orFluFood poisoningTo aid in after birth constipation.Internally or on abdomen
11 Elevation For post partum depression. DiffuseTopicallyIn bathAdd a few drops to bath water when in need of self love.
12 Frankincense To aid in after birth swelling of baby Apply on baby’s face.To aid in the healing of tears and inflammation after birth.Add to frozen feminine pad before useTo aid in baby’s transition to earthDiffuse or apply to baby’s feet
13 Geranium To help sooth sore breasts in the first trimester. Apply TopicallyFor JaundiceApply on baby’s feetFor balancing hormones throughout pregnancy and post-pregnancy
14 Grapefruit To cleanse the body and help promote a healthy pregnancy. Promotes natural return to your normal weight after pregnancyAdd a few drops to your drinking water
15 Helichrysum To prepare nipples for nursing, heal sore nipples To help prevent hemorrhagingTo help varicose veinsTo reduce discomforts of abdominal stretchingTo regenerate skin and avoid scarring, stretch marksApply topically
16 On GuardTake internally or apply to bottoms of feet for added immune support.Helps mom and baby avoid viruses and bacterial infections
17 Roman Chamomile To help calm and sooth a colicky baby. Apply to bottom of baby’s feet
18 Serenity To help calm during times of anxiety. To promote a restful night sleep.Topically or aromatically
19 Most recommended for Pregnancy LavenderLemonPeppermintCitrus Bliss
20 Lavender To aid in a restful nights sleep. To promote healthy circulation.To reduce false labor painsDiffuse in the air or apply on skin to aid in coping with post partum depression.Combine with Frankincense and apply to feminine pads to promote quick healing after delivery.
21 Lemon For water Retention and swelling- Lemon For allergies Internally in drinking water or in gelcaps
22 Peppermint For nausea/morning Sickness- For headaches Aromatically or InternallyFor headachestopically to crown and base of neck
23 Citrus Bliss To feel more energized TopicallyAdd to bath waterFor a great tasting pick-me-up, add a drop to your drinking waterTo assist with post-partum depression