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Why Essential Oils?
Essential oils are plant essences available in oil form that can support body, mind & spirit in profound ways.
On a physical level, essential oils are the aromatic compounds of a plant that are extracted from the leaves, flowers, roots and other parts of plants through a distillation process.
They are also much more than that—or they can be.
dōTERRA Essential Oils are 50-70x more powerful that the herb form of a plant
For example, one drop of Peppermint Essential Oil has the therapeutic potency of 28 cups of peppermint tea.
Some of the Many Things Essential Oils Support
FDA Disclaimer: These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent disease
Not All Essential Oils are Created Equally...
A clunker that is duct-taped together and a Ferrari are both cars, right? But no one would consider them equal.
Plants have consciousness.
Like people, when plants objectified or considered a utilitarian resource to be used and disregarded, it diminishes the radiance of their life force.
As essential oils are getting more popular (read: profitable), more companies jump in and, because there is little regulation in the essential oils industry, add labels like “pure” and “organic” that are misleading in this industry, and sell them as “essential oils.”
When people use these inferior oils, they may enjoy the scent, but miss out on the much more profound benefits of the essence, the life force and the powerful botanical compounds that deeply support body, mind & spirit.
How do You Use doTERRA Essential Oils?
Great question! The answer most people give is...
Aromatically, through diffusing or placing 1-2 drops of oils in your hands, rub them together, cup them over your nose & mouth and inhale deeply. The aromatic compounds help open airways and immediately affect brain chemistry and influence mood.
Topically on the skin. Essential oils are easily absorbed by the skin—simply place 1-2 drops on your hands, rub together and apply to the targeted area, or a generally helpful location like the bottom of the feet, back of the neck, chest and stomach. A single drop of dōTERRA Essential Oil serves every cell in the body in 20 minutes, and even penetrate cell membranes, where viruses hide out in our bodies.
Internally by adding to food or water, or placing a drop under the tongue for fast absorption into the bloodstream. dōTERRA Essential Oils used internally support the internal systems and digestive system. Note: VERY FEW companies formulate essential oils for internal use, and not even all dōTERRA oils are internal use (not all plants are edible!) The easiest way to know which dōTERRA oils are safe to ingest is to look for the Supplement Facts on the bottle.
Going Deeper with Essential Oils...
There are also three levels of interaction with essential oils…
Using: You can use an oil for a known or anticipated direct effect, either for preventative support (like Digestive Blend to support healthy digestion) or symptom relief (like peppermint for pain/headache relief.) The more you use your oils with intention and appreciation, the better (in my experience) they work!
Interacting: According to many shamans, the only active ingredient in the plant-human relationship is friendship. When you spend time with an oil with the intention of making friends with it, you begin to consciously or unconsciously tune in to how your body responds to the oil and how the oil works in your body. You and the oil to experience one another and establish a respectful and intuitive working relationship.
Co-Evolving: As you make friends with an oil, you can invite the oil to take the lead in direct experience to help you intentionally evolve a quality or aspect of yourself, to open to its wisdom and let that wisdom take root in you, or even to invite the plant spirit to express itself more fully in relationship with you. To me, this is co-evolution because you evolve on all levels by connecting with a plant essence in oil form; and the plant, though the oil, evolves by expressing its magic through you.
All three levels take time, practice and intention to get the best results. The quality of the oil and the life force it carries is of course critical for best results, but so it what you bring to the experience.
You can “use” an oil, or you can partner with it; they are two very different experiences. The choice is yours.
What you put in and on your body synergistically interact with your body and determines what you become. Reality check, right? The reason I LOVE dōTERRA is the mindful integrity they bring not only to oils but to every level of their footprint in the world…
Plant Sourcing: In a commitment they call Co-Impact Sourcing, dōTERRA works directly with communities families & farmers all over the world so they can source from where the plants originate as well as ensure steady, fair wages and working conditions in the developing world.
Essential Oil Purity: In an industry that is weakly regulated, dōTERRA created a company standard called Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade ™ to guarantee the purity, potency and testing standards of their oils. All oils are third party tested, tested three times before released to you, and tested far beyond organic standards to include therapeutic potency, organoleptic (sight, smell, taste, touch) testing, microbial and heavy metal testing. You can even find out the testing results of your exact bottle of oil.
Healing Hands Foundation: In addition to distilling pure, potent essential oils dōTERRA is committed to serving people and communities around the world. The dōTERRA Healing Hands Foundation is an official 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that partners with organizations like Operation Underground Railroad and Days for Girls, as well as dōTERRA Wellness Advocates to eradicate disease and poverty, and empower communities with the tools needed to become self-reliant.
Why Get Your Oils Through Me?
When you become a wholesale customer with me, you get so much more than oils! You join a huge, loving community with an enormous breadth of knowledge and sharing, caring hearts. You also receive:
Here’s a juicy tidbit about our team…we call ourselves beYOUtiful dōTRIBE, because we love and celebrate the delicious uniqueness of each beautiful being in our heart circle
How to Get Started Today!
There are three ways to get dōTERRA Essential Oils: retail, wholesale & below wholesale. NOTE: please do NOT get your oils through a third party like Amazon & Etsy. The little caps on the bottles cost about 25 cents and people can get an old bottle, fit it with whatever, put on a new cap and sell it as new. Bad karma, but people do it anyway.) We all pay the same wholesale price at dōTERRA, so be safe & get your oils straight from the source.
The instructions below help you get started “DIY” Style. If you use the link provided, you’ll be on my team and I’ll get in touch with you and we’ll so from there—so if you don’t hear from me in a day or two, use the contact form to let me know and we’ll figure that out!
Ideally, I’d like to talk with you about you and your family’s needs and challenges and help you find the oils that best meet your needs and the best starting strategy for you before you join.
But if you want to jump in, like yesterday, then read on & I'm looking forward to meeting you!
Retail: If you like paying full price, you can start here using this link: https://www.doterra.com/US/en/site/kristinemadera
Click on the “Shop” tab and choose what you want. But really, friends don’t let friends buy retail.
Wholesale: If you want to buy your oils a la carte at 15% off, you can purchase a wholesale membership (like at Costco) and get a year of wholesale pricing. Use the same staring link: https://www.doterra.com/US/en/site/kristinemadera
Click on the "Join & Save" tab, choose “Wholesale Customer” (you can change categories later at no cost if you like) and choose what you like.
Below Wholesale Price: dōTERRA both waives the wholesale membership fee AND gives you below wholesale prices when you purchase a starter kit. There are kits for all budgets, and you can view the current starter kits here. To start with a kit, Use the same starting link: https://www.doterra.com/US/en/site/kristinemadera
Click on the "Join & Save" tab, choose “Wholesale Customer” (you can change categories later at no cost if you like) and opt for the starter kit that appeals most to you.
My Starter Kit Recommendation: for most people, I recommend the Home Essentials Kit. It comes with a diffuser and 10 oils that address most of what people need for prevention, support & first aid most of the time—the perfect way to start integrating oils in to your self-care plan! Check out the Home Essentials Kit Here
If you Do-it-Yourself, you should hear from me in 48 hours or less. if you don't, please use this contact form to let me know and we'll get it sorted out!
Follow your heart, it knows the way