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1 Essential Oil Solutions for Maternity and Infant Care Created By: Marty Harger, Licensed Massage Therapist Balance Wellness Center, Heber City, UT Stephanie Fritz, Licensed Midwife/Certified Professional Midwife, Sierra Vista, AZ

2 Essential Oils & Pregnancy – An Alternative to OTC Medications & Prescriptive Drugs
“Essential oils have been used safely for hundreds of years by thousands of pregnant women in the form of perfumes, bath essences, and scented soap.” --- Jane Buckle, RN, PhD – Clinical Aromatherapy – Essential Oils in Practice, 2003 “Aromatherapy is nurturing and comforting, and promotes a sense of happy well-being in pregnant women; it can also help ease some of the discomforts of pregnancy. One of the interesting links between aromatherapy and pregnancy is that pregnant women have a heightened sense of smell. This needs to be taken into consideration when choosing which essential oils to use …” ---Gill Farrer-Halls – The Aromatherapy Bible, 2005

3 How Can You Naturally Approach Pregnancy, Labor & Post-Partum Care?
With Pure, Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils

4 (Oil sacs on peppermint leaf)
What Is An Essential Oil? Natural aromatic compounds found in plants Steam distilled or cold pressed extraction Powerful, safe benefits without side effects Essential Oils come from plants---roots, leaves, flowers, branches, skin, bark, resins, grasses, pods Each plant stores oils in different ways - Steam distillation is used in high quality oils to extract the “essence” and make essential oils - Great quantities of plant material compressed under steam vapors that collect into a vat - separated into oil vs “floral water”….essential oil is then drained off for use Here is a picture of a peppermint leaf – magnified - note sacs of oil on the leaf - contents of sacs released when compressed in processing EO’s are VERY powerful! Example: 1 drop of doTERRA Peppermint essential oil = 28 cups of Peppermint tea (Oil sacs on peppermint leaf)

5 Brief History of Essential Oils
Used for 1,000+ yrs : Egypt, China, Greece, India, Mesopotamia Rediscovered in early 1900’s in France Widely used today in Europe, Australia and Asia Significant growth in U.S. Documented use for 1,000’s of years Egypt, China, Greece, India, Mesopotamia Rediscovered in early 1900’s in France Research emerged in late 1970’s Widely used today in Europe, Australia and Asia Significant growth in U.S. interest as Americans now looking for natural vs pharmaceutical approach for many common ailments

6 The Powerful, Medicinal Properties of EOs Have Been Used for 1,000’s of Years!
Analgesic Antibacterial Antibiotic Antidepressant Antifungal Anti-Inflammatory Antioxidant Anti-parasitic Antiseptic Antispasmodic Antiviral Astringent Decongestant Digestive Disinfectant Diuretic Expectorant Immune System Strengthener Sedative/Relaxant Stimulant

7 3 Simple and Safe Models for Use
Aromatic Diffusion Purify rooms or change emotion Diffuser Drop in hands Drop on tissue Spray on a surface or nearby Just open/smell from bottle Topical Application Apply directly to skin or in a carrier oil Internal Use In a capsule, under the tongue, in water or honey There are 3 ways we can use essential oils. The first is by Aromatically Diffusing oils. Let me start by saying that we typically use anywhere from 2 – 5 drops of an oil per application. So no matter what method you use, that is the quantity you typically use. Like the unique dōTERRA Lotus Diffuser I have running over here (point), we can diffuse oils into the air to benefit everyone who is breathing in the area. This particular diffuser is fantastic because it has a small device inside it that vibrates at 10,000 vibrations a minute, creating this misting effect. We all know oil and water don’t mix, so as the water molecules are being fractionated into mist, the essential oil is riding on the mist into tiny particles that we can take in through our nose to effect our entire system. You don’t have to have a diffuser like this to take in oils aromatically though. You can put a drop on your hand and cup it around your nose and inhale. You can put a few drops on a kleenex or cotton ball and put it in your car vent. You can add it to a spray bottle and squirt it into the air. You can simply open the bottle and in hale the beautiful scents. Whichever method you choose---when you inhale an essential oil, your body takes the scent in through your olfactory system. This creates change in the limbic system which is thought to be the primary part of our body where emotion is generated. So, we use oils to effect MOOD or EMOTION and because we’re taking oils in through our lungs when we breathe, they effect our RESPIRATORY system. The second way we use essential oils is by applying them TOPICALLY. This is how most people are familiar with oils or scents. We can put a few drops of an essential oil into a base carrier oil or lotion and apply it to our skin or feet. Many of these oils we can apply “neat” or undiluted directly to the area of concern. We use oils topically for both the local effect ---like aching feet, a headache, or sore muscles. But once we apply the oil to our tissue, the body begins to move the therapeutic value throughout our system and we therefore effect the entire body system in time. The third way to use oils is INTERNALLY. Tonight we are serving you LEMON WATER….which is one of the ways you can take in the powerful therapeutic effects of essential oils. Just a drop in a glass of water and you’re getting all the value of hydration and antioxidant protection in one….plus it tastes good! You can put a few drops of essential oil in a vegetable capsule (like this one) that you get at the health food store. You can put drops right under your tongue Add them to water, any beverage. The reason we take oils internally is to target the internal organs such as our DIGESTIVE system, our MOUTH, our THROAT, or organs such as the LIVER and our UROGENTITAL TRACT. Oils taken internally will have a rapid effect as they hit our blood stream quickly. Very safe and gentle Keep out of eyes, ears, and nose Dilute with oil, not water Check for skin sensitivity with first time use

8 Recommended Oils Application
Great, natural way to bond with your child throughout their life! All oils require repeat application every 3-4 hours Always store oils safely – on high shelves! Infants – highly diluted Best choices: diffuser, on feet diluted OK to apply to torso if highly diluted Toddlers + Young Children Under 6 = ¼ normal dosage Under 12 = ½ normal dosage Best choices depend on area of concern: Diffuse, apply to feet, dilute and apply externally Ok for internal use in water or capsule if they can swallow it Ears – drops onto cotton ball – wipe around outside of ear. Cotton ball in ear. Teenagers + College age same as adult dosage and application

9 Essential Oil Safety Very safe and gentle with few side effects
Keep out of eyes, ears, and nose Dilute with Fractionated coconut oil, not water Skin sensitivity primary safety issue Follow all label directions

10 Know the Quality of Your Source!
Seek counsel from experienced oil users Why do some oils say “external use only” and “keep away from children”?? When in doubt…use topical Lavender only Avoid inexpensive “aromatherapy” oils Source for highest quality available Remember, LESS IS MORE for effect Don’t expect your doctor to know!

11 Essential Oil Production & Quality
Synthetic Perfume /Industrial Therapeutic Health Benefit Food GRAS Standard © 2008 DōTerra Intl, LLC Confidential and proprietary information. Unauthorized duplication strictly prohibited.

12 Highest Quality Essential Oils in the World
Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade™ PURE—Every batch GCMS tested, 100% natural, no artificial ingredients, fragrances, or fillers SAFE—Certified to be free of pesticides and other chemical residues POTENT—Standardized active compounds Highest Quality Essential Oils in the World

13 Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade™ essential oils—
a natural healthcare alternative. doTERRA is truly a GIFT OF THE EARTH for all of us----offering a NATURAL healthcare solution Essential oils have been used for healing for 1,000’s of years – many cultures (Egypt, China, Europe, Native American) - allow you to take control of your family’s health - give you the tools to take care of many, many health solutions - Provide NATURAL defense and protection -Strengthen your immunity - allow you to address the root CAUSE of the illness while reducing SYMPTOMS The product statements in this presentation have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. dōTERRA essential wellness products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent disease.

14 Essential Oil Solutions During Pregnancy

15 “Safe” Essential Oils for Pregnancy?
dōTERRA CPTG™ essential oils are safe for use during pregnancy! “ I use ALL dōTERRA essential oils during pregnancy both internally and topically, . I don’t know of ANY adverse reaction to these oils during pregnancy, but I can only say this about dōTERRA, not about any other brand.” --- Stephanie Fritz, Licensed Midwife/Certified Professional Midwife – Sierra Vista, AZ

16 Establish a Daily Health Routine for You & Your Baby
Apply Balance & On Guard to feet every morning. 4-5 drops Frankincense under tongue a.m. and p.m. 10 drops of Grapefruit in a capsule Apply to feet before bed, a few drops of your favorite “stress free” oils Roman Chamomile, Bergamot, Frankincense, Lavender, Serenity Lifelong Wellness Pack daily the most complete prenatal vitamin and supplement program

17 Omega 3 & 6 + Essential Oils, Anti-Oxidants, Vitamins & Minerals
dōTERRA Lifelong Vitality Pack Omega 3 & 6 + Essential Oils, Anti-Oxidants, Vitamins & Minerals © 2008 dōTERRA Holdings, LLC, Unauthorized duplication prohibited © 2008 dōTERRA Holdings, LLC, Unauthorized duplication prohibited

18 Allergies, Colds & Sniffles
Apply Breathe Blend, Lavender, Wintergreen or Peppermint on chest and under nose Add a few drops of Eucalyptus, Lemon, Breathe Blend or Lavender to a warm bath to help open up sinuses Diffuse any of these oils in the bedroom while sleeping

19 Anxiety & Worry Add a few drops of Serenity Blend to a tissue and put in pillow case to alleviate anxiety at night or apply topically Apply Balance Blend to feet each morning and evening for grounding. Diffuse 2-3 drops each of Geranium, Lavender, Sandalwood, Ylang Ylang to promote peace & calm Oils work differently on different people. You may also want to try a combination of equal parts Bergamot, Roman Chamomile & Frankincense Stephanie’s Did You Know? “There is substantial evidence which suggests that a mothers physical and mental wellness during pregnancy can affect not only the outcome of their pregnancy but the well being of their child later in life. The best thing you can to do to ensure the well being of your baby is to minimize both physical and emotional stress as much as possible. Regular therapeutic massage and use of dōTERRA essential oils during pregnancy helps you AND your baby!”

20 Cuts, Bruises and Pain Relief
To clean surface cuts or wounds – apply Melaleuca or Purify Blend Apply Helichrysum for tissue repair – bad bruises, cuts Use White Fir or Lavender on areas of pain relief or on wounds 2-3x a day. Use Deep Blue Blend or PastTense topically to help alleviate pain & soreness

21 Flu & Viruses 3-4 drops of On Guard Blend in a capsule, taken internally. Or apply “neat” to feet several times a day. Drops of Lavender in a bath or apply Peppermint on the temples, forehead & behind head to help lower a fever Diffuse a few drops of Melaleuca or Cypress to help quell flu symptoms Diffuse Breathe or Eucalyptus at night to help ease congestion

22 Headaches or Migraines
Apply a few drops of Peppermint, Frankincense, Wintergreen and PastTense Roll-On on forehead, temples and at base of brain stem and massage in For migraines, steam inhale a few drops of Lavender, Frankincense or Peppermint or combine all 3 in equal parts and apply topically to key areas

23 Muscle Aches, Leg Cramps & Stretch Marks
Apply a few drops of Deep Blue Blend, PastTense Blend, AromaTouch Blend, Peppermint, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Wintergreen or Lavender on sore muscles and massage into body. For leg cramps, soak feet in a warm bath with 5 drops Geranium, 10 drops Lavender and 2 drops Cypress To reduce stretch marks – apply Lavender and Myrrh to skin with Fractionated Coconut Oil

24 Nausea, Indigestion, Motion Sickness
Apply 3-5 drops of Peppermint, Ginger or DigestZen Blend just below your ribcage. For some – just open the bottle and smell it for relief. To combat morning sickness, mix 2 drops Lavender, 2 drops Sandalwood and 2 drops Ginger into carrier oil and massage abdomen Mix Peppermint and Wintergreen in a tissue and inhale as needed Put 2-3 drops of Ginger or Peppermint into a capsule and swallow

25 Swelling & Water Retention
Apply 3-5 drops of Lemon, Grapefruit or Cypress into a carrier oil and massage into hands, feet & ankles. Elevate legs. Put 2-3 drops of Grapefruit or Lemon into every cup of your drinking water and enjoy! Stephanie’s Did You Know? Your pregnant body doubles its fluids by 28 weeks! dōTERRA Essential Oils help your body’s natural ability to improve circulation. ---a particularly great aid for pregnant women.

26 In the event of Miscarriage
Oils can be used to bring body back to pre-pregnancy state, and to balance emotion and spirit Apply Clary Sage to lower abdominal area to promote uterine contractions and assist in passing remaining tissue Apply Deep Blue Blend, or a combination of Eucalyptus & Peppermint to abdomen for pain relief Continue application of blend of Clary Sage, Geranium and Lavender to balance body/mind/spirit Remember to address your emotional wellbeing with am/pm application of blends such as Balance, Elevation and Serenity, or single oils such as Frankincense + Wild Orange or Sandalwood + Citrus Bliss.

27 Essential Oils for Labor

28 Best Choice Oils for Labor
Balance – Apply to feet to helps instill confidence throughout the labor process to insure a relaxed state of mind and ease of delivery. Helichrysum – contractive effect – pulls together dilated tissue, circulation stimulating, tonic for uterus & endometrium, natural antidepressant, for bruising, swelling, bleeding and tissue regeneration Serenity Blend – Reduces anxiety, stimulates circulation, calming, antibiotic, antiseptic, disinfectant, anti-inflammatory Deep Blue, PastTense or Peppermint to ease pain from back labor Clary Sage – may facilitate birth, estrogenic oil, euphoric, helps respiratory/breathing Peppermint – drops in toilet assists in emptying bladder Diffuse oils in the delivery room if possible!

29 Stephanie’s Delivery Tip
For perineal support – Combine dōTERRA’s Fractionated Coconut Oil and Helichyrsum to create a lubricant oil for crowning. Pour the mixture into hands and apply it all over perineal area. Helps with swelling, helps to avoid stretching and tearing, helps prevent bruising of baby’s head. Recipe once Labor has started: 15 drops carrier oil plus 4 drops Helichyrsum, 2 drops DigestZen, 2 drops Peppermint, 5 drops Ylang Ylang, 2 drops Clary Sage…massage to inside of ankles, lower stomach & low back for nausea and muscle pain.

30 Oils for the New Baby Frankincense on the crown of head and back.
Balance on the bottom of feet to align the body Myrrh on the umbilical cord to help seal tissue and protect all systems of the body (drying effect)

31 Essential Oils for Post Partum Care

32 Postpartum Depression
Essential oils that provide natural hormone balancing and “grounding” of the psyche can be diffused, massaged with a carrier oil, or applied “neat”: Clary Sage Grapefruit Lemon Sandalwood Vetiver Balance Blend Elevation Blend Stephanie’s Tip: Daily health choices make a difference! Frankincense – 5 drops under tongue Lifelong Wellness Pack

33 Breast Feeding Dilute 1:1 drops of Myrrh, Geranium or Sandalwood with a Fractionated Coconut Oil for dry, cracked nipples Mastitis (breast infection) can be addressed using Melaleuca, Thyme, Clove, Rosemary or Lavender with 2 drops of carrier oil to 8 drops of essential oil. Massage into breast and onto lymph nodes under armpit Increase milk flow: 2-3 times a day massage EITHER Basil or Geranium or Clary Sage into breast tissue – avoiding nipple.

34 Cesarean Scar Suggestions
5 drops Helichrysum and 5 drops Lavender with 1 T. sunflower or or liquid lecithin and apply on location. 1 drop Lavender, 1 drop Lemongrass, 1 drop Geranium on location to help prevent scar formation.

35 Infant Care Substantially dilute amount of oil used.
Premix for ease of use & store in cool, dry place Infant Massage 5 Tbsp of Fractionated Coconut Oil + 1 drop Lavender + 1 drop Roman Chamomile Sniffles & Stuffy Nose: Diffuse Breathe blend or Eucalyptus & Lavender, or Lemon & Melaleuca

36 Infant Care Calming and Soothing
Massage or diffuse with Lavender , Roman Chamomile , Frankincense, Serenity or Balance Blend (diffuse) Teething Diffuse Lavender or Roman Chamomile Apply Infant Massage blend to jaw Diaper Rash or Cradle Cap Melaleuca & Lavender diluted in Fractionated Coconut Oil

37 Well Baby Care Overall wellbeing
Fractionated Coconut Oil and Frankincense on their back every day to balance all important body systems Baby Powder Alternative Add 20 drops of Lavender to 8 tbsp Cornstarch Colic or Tummy Aches Apply diluted DigestZen to stomach in a 1:1 ratio if needed, or apply neat Diaper Rash Mix Sandalwood or Myrrh in a carrier oil and lightly coat area Use Lavender or Helichrysum or Melaleuca Teething Mix 2 drops of Clove to 1 tbsp Fractionated Coconut Oil and apply to gum line

38 Maintain Your Daily Health Routine for You & Your Baby
Preventative healthcare means continuing to create a daily habit so you don’t have to remember the details while caring for you and your newborn!

39 Want to Know More? Get a few great reference books
Attend other classes offered in our area Listen to webinars from experts on line

40 CHOOSE TO: Empower yourself to care for your family’s needs
Use the preventative, healing power of dōTERRA’s essential oils ---tested every batch, every time! Help the earth with a natural, plant-based health solution So, in summary tonight… You have a CHOICE in how you take care of your health and the health of your family. Choose to empower yourself to take healthy actions with dōTERRA essential oils. Apply the right oil solution to each need through learning more about the oils. Connect with those you love as you apply the oils. And help yourselves by building your natural immunity. ©2009 dōTERRA INTERNATIONAL,LLC

41 How to Purchase? Wholesale Membership Customer
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25% DISCOUNT OFF RETAIL PRICES 10%- 30% FREE LOYALTY REWARDS CREDITS Retail Profit Fast Start Bonus Power of Three Bonus Unilevel Bonus Leadership Performance Pools 2 FREE WEBSITES 1 for ordering, 1 for buyers Since most people decide to buy at Wholesale, let me explain what you get after you buy your initial Family Physician Kit as an Enrollment Kit: You get 25% off of all retail prices You can earn another 10-30% in free product credits with our REWARDS program You can sponsor other wholesale members and earn sales commissions You’ll get 2 free websites – one where people buy their products from you, and one where you place your own wholesale orders Of course, you will also hear about a LOT of great new promotions on products that are offered regularly.

Best Way to Buy Products Each Month! Earn FREE Products with EACH order! Completely Optional Flexible dates Most people choose to take advantage of it $100 PV monthly qualifies you for commissions FREE Additional Monthly Gift - Product of the Month Club I’d like to take a few minutes to explain the GREAT benefits of dōTERRA’s Rewards program. Purpose of Rewards program is to make sure you never run out of the supplements and oils that you need. By participating in Autoship REwards, you earn an increasing amount of free products each month as a reward…10% months 1-3 up to 30% after 13 months. The REWARDS program is similar to a cable TV or magazine subscription but has FAR more benefits! With an Autoship of $100+ PV, you get another benefit: you qualify for bonuses such as the Fast Start Bonus,the Power of Three Bonus and the Unilevel bonus. If you are not on $100 Autoship REWARDS , you lose out on these bonuses and commissions. You can change the order and the date your order is sent to you each month if you want so you can build your collection of oils and replace oils you use frequently, each month. Your credit card is charged ON the date it ships. Products are delivered right to your door via FedEx Ground. If you choose to start taking the Lifelong Wellness Supplements I mentioned, you’ll get a 40% discount. dōTERRA’s REWARDS program is a great way to SAVE and add the products you want over time.

44 Rewarding Compensation Plan

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51 Thank you for joining us.
Enjoy dōTERRA’s wonderful oils… a true “gift of the earth”! Thank you for your attention today. Take a look at the oils that interested you on the charts we handed out at the beginning. Let’s hand out the information about purchases for you to choose what kit you’d like to go home with tonight.

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