Presentation on theme: "What Are Essential Oils? Natural aromatic compounds found in various parts of plants Provide plants with protection Made up of volatile organic compounds."— Presentation transcript:
What Are Essential Oils? Natural aromatic compounds found in various parts of plants Provide plants with protection Made up of volatile organic compounds Very clean, almost crisp, to the touch and are immediately absorbed by the skin.
Why Essential Oils? They are 50X-70X stronger than herbs. They penetrate cell walls unlike antibiotics can attack viruses Because they are made up of carbons, like our bodies, they work synergistically with our own body chemistry Anti-bacterial, Anti-viral. Some are anti-parasitic and anti-inflammatory
Why doTerra Essential Oils? Only the best!Purity & Power Highest quality essential oils in the world Each 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.
How to use Essential Oils Topical – When rubbed on the bottom of the feet, they enter our blood stream within 30 seconds. Aromatic – When diffused into the air molecules are released into the air and are inhaled Internal – Most oils are safe to be ingested
AromaTouch For general relaxation – Apply to neck, shoulders To increase circulation and reduce varicosities. To relieve after-birth pains To avoid toxemia
Balance To relieve nervousness and assist emotional release. – Apply to a newborn babys spine and the bottoms of feet to aid in the release of the trauma of birth. For diaper rash For hemorrhoids.
Clary Sage To help support the body into going into labor and after birth to help tone the uterus. – Apply to the abdomen, ankles, or bottoms of feet ONLY AFTER 39 WEEKS!
Coriander For gestational diabetes – Use internally To help sooth menstrual cramps – Apply to the abdomen
Deep Blue For back labor – Apply on site For sore muscles – Apply on site To soothe after birth pains. – Apply on abdomen
DigestZen Helps calm digestive track – Heartburn – Morning sickness or – Flu – Food poisoning To aid in after birth constipation. – Internally or on abdomen
Elevation For post partum depression. – Diffuse – Topically – In bath Add a few drops to bath water when in need of self love.
Frankincense To aid in after birth swelling of baby – Apply on babys face. To aid in the healing of tears and inflammation after birth. – Add to frozen feminine pad before use To aid in babys transition to earth – Diffuse or apply to babys feet
Geranium To help sooth sore breasts in the first trimester. – Apply Topically For Jaundice – Apply on babys feet For balancing hormones throughout pregnancy and post-pregnancy
Grapefruit To cleanse the body and help promote a healthy pregnancy. Promotes natural return to your normal weight after pregnancy – Add a few drops to your drinking water
Helichrysum To prepare nipples for nursing, heal sore nipples To help prevent hemorrhaging To help varicose veins To reduce discomforts of abdominal stretching To regenerate skin and avoid scarring, stretch marks – Apply topically
On Guard Take internally or apply to bottoms of feet for added immune support. Helps mom and baby avoid viruses and bacterial infections
Roman Chamomile To help calm and sooth a colicky baby. – Apply to bottom of babys feet
Serenity To help calm during times of anxiety. To promote a restful night sleep. – Topically or aromatically
Most recommended for Pregnancy Lavender Lemon Peppermint Citrus Bliss
Lavender To aid in a restful nights sleep. To promote healthy circulation. To reduce false labor pains Diffuse 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.
Lemon For water Retention and swelling- Lemon For allergies – Internally in drinking water or in gelcaps
Peppermint For nausea/morning Sickness- – Aromatically or Internally For headaches – topically to crown and base of neck
Citrus Bliss To feel more energized – Topically – Add to bath water For a great tasting pick- me-up, add a drop to your drinking water To assist with post- partum depression