Women’s Health Oils

DoTERRA’s Phytoestrogen Essential Complex is a blend of plant phytoestrogens that support hormone balance. This supplement is good for women of all ages. It contains soy extract, flax seed extract, and pomegranate fruit extract.

Some of the benefits of taking this supplement are nutritional support for managing estrogen metabolism, support for bones, heart, and breast tissue, and antioxidant support.

DoTERRA’s Bone Nutrient Essential Complex is a blend of vitamins and minerals that are essential for bone health. As we age our bone health deteriorates and this can have detrimental effects on our lives.

This supplement has bioavailable forms of natural nutrients including Vitamin C and D, calcium, magnesium, biotin, zinc, copper, manganese, and boron. These nutrients support healthy bones from adolescence through adulthood. It contains 100% of the recommended daily amounts of calcium and magnesium. Both women and men benefit from increased bone health.

Geranium was used by the ancient Egyptians for its skin beautifying effects.

It can be used in a multitude of hair and skin care applications. It can help to balance the amount of sebum your body produces which will help relieve excess oil or dryness. Use Geranium in a steam facial to help beautify your skin. Add a drop to your moisturizer to help smooth your skin.

Add Geranium to your shampoo to help control oil production and give your hair a vibrant, healthy glow.

Geranium helps with skin inflammation, swelling, and bruising.

It helps to balance hormones and PMS.

Geranium is also good for calming anxious feelings. Diffuse for a calming effect.

Clary Calm is doTERRA’s Monthly Blend for Women. It helps provide a soothing effect during the menstrual cycle. It has a cooling effect on the skin and helps to balance emotions.

During your menstrual cycle apply to your abdomen for a soothing and calming massage.

Diffuse for a calming aroma to soothe heightened emotions.

Feeling hot, apply to the area for a cooling effect.

Clary Calm is a blend of Clary Sage, Lavender, Bergamot, Roman Chamomile, Ylang Ylang, Cedarwood, Geranium, Fennel, Carrot Seed, Palmarosa, and Vitex.

Cypress promotes vitality and energy while invigorating the senses.

Cypress is a great oil for women to use during their period to help alleviate cramping. It has analgesic properties that help to relieve pain.

Add a couple of drops to your toner to help improve the appearance of oily skin.

Can also be used with citrus oils and some fractionated coconut oil for an invigorating massage.

Clary Sage has been used since the Middle Ages for its relaxing and calming properties and benefits for the skin.

Clary Sage promotes healthy hair and scalp, add to your shampoo or conditioner.

It is calming and soothing for the skin. Clary Sage helps to calm skin conditions such as eczema. Use to help decrease skin inflammation associated with acne.

Use Clary Sage during your menstrual cycle for as a massage oil to help with cramps.

Diffuse or apply to a pillow at night to promote restful sleep.

It can help regulate estrogen and promote healthy cells.

For breastfeeding mothers, it can help to increase milk supply.

Jasmine is an oil that is beneficial for skin and for mood.

Jasmine is used in skin care for dry, sensitive skin, sun damage, and acne. You can apply to any skin imperfections to help clear them up. It helps to support a healthy, glowing complexion.

It can be used to help with pain and strengthen contractions during labor.

Jasmine is also great for dealing with stress and depression. It has a relaxing and calming aroma.

Jasmine is also a great oil to use as a personal fragrance.

Fennel is great for digestion, in both promoting healthy digestion as well as helping to curb sweet tooth cravings.

The oil is great to use for cramps and bloating. It helps to combat fluid retention because it has diuretic properties.

You can rub a couple drops on your stomach to help with cramps and bloating.

Take 1-2 drops in a veggie capsule to help curb hunger.

Taking 1-2 drops internally can also help breastfeeding moms increase milk supply.

Whisper is doTERRA’s Blend for Women. It creates a unique personal fragrance based on each person’s chemistry.

It has a warm, musky aroma which entices and intrigues the senses.

Apply to your wrists, neck, and pulse point for a distinct individual fragrance.

Diffuse for a unique aromatic experience.

Apply to your hands and then rub over clothing for emotional calming throughout the day.

Whisper is a blend of Patchouli, Bergamot, Hawaiian Sandalwood, Rose, Vanilla, Jasmine, Cinnamon, Vetiver, Labdanum, Cocoa, and Ylang Ylang.

Grapefruit has an invigorating and energizing aroma, plus it is purifying when added to a skincare routine.

Add to a skincare routine to improve the appearance of blemishes (just make sure to avoid sun exposure).

It is great to diffuse while dieting or trying to lose weight in order to increase motivation.

Add a drop or two to your water to support your metabolism.

Grapefruit is great for emotional balance.

Had too much to drink last night? Add some grapefruit to your water to help ease hangover symptoms.

Roman Chamomile is soothing for the skin, mind, and body. During ancient times the Romans used the oil for courage.

Add 1-2 drops to your shampoo or conditioner for healthy hair.

Add 1-2 drops to your moisturizer for youthful looking skin.

Add 1-2 drops to your hot drinks to soothe your body and mind.

Roman Chamomile has analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties that help to relieve menstrual cramps.

Marjoram has calming properties and can have a positive influence on the immune and nervous systems. It was known as a symbol of joy and happiness in ancient cultures.

Marjoram can be used in any recipe that calls for dried Marjoram.

Apply it to the back of your neck to lessen feelings of stress.

It has anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and antispasmodic properties which makes it great for blends to help reduce cramps during your menstrual period.

Rose is one of the most precious essential oils. DoTERRA chose to make this in a Touch format to make it more affordable and easy to use.

Rose is uplifting emotionally, is wonderful for skin care, or can be worn as a fragrance.

Apply Rose to your pulse points to uplift your mood throughout the day.

Apply to areas of concern to improve any skin imperfections.

Helps with menopause by helping to balance hormones and cool hot flashes.

Use in areas of stress and tension for pain relief and anti-inflammatory response.

Rose can help to alleviate irregular ovulation.

It will help with increasing libido.

Ylang Ylang is often used in supporting healthy hair and skin while providing a calming effect and promoting a positive outlook.

Add some Ylang Ylang to a bath with Epsom salts for a relaxing bath.

Wear on your wrists for a sweet, floral perfume.

Add a couple drops to some Fractionated Coconut Oil to create a deep conditioner for your hair, it also stimulates hair growth when added to your shampoo or conditioner.

Ylang Ylang helps to balance hormones and increase your libido.

Do a facial steam and add some Ylang Ylang to refresh your skin.

Ylang Ylang can even help to lower your blood pressure.

Spikenard has a grounding aroma, is soothing ton the senses and plays well with other oils when blending.

Spikenard is a member of the Valerian family and promotes relaxation and uplifts the mood.

It is purifying for the skin, so add a drop or two to your cleanser or moisturizer to promote healthy, glowing skin.

Diffuse or apply to your temples for feelings of calmness and relaxation and to promote emotional balance.

Apply to pulse points to help with PMS.

It can help to slow down heavy bleeding during menstruation.

Thyme has been used for various things throughout the ages. It has been used to promote courage, promote peaceful sleep, ward off nightmares, in baths, and as incense.

Today Thyme is used as a seasoning but also can be used in skin care and gardening.

Take 2 drops internally to help support your immune system.

Use as a natural insect repellent while gardening.

Use in cooking any place that dried Thyme is called for.

Dilute with fractionated coconut oil and apply to skin imperfections to purify the skin and promote healthy-looking skin.

Thyme can be applied to the scalp to stimulate hair growth.

Can help improve feelings of fatigue and depression when diffused.

It also helps to promote emotional balance.

Ginger is an oil that is great for cooking and the digestive system. It is also great to support women’s health through the digestive system effects.

To help with feelings of nausea, morning sickness, or even motion sickness diffuse in the air or place a drop in your hands and inhale.

Apply over your lower abdomen to help reduce bloating, gas, cramps, and indigestion.

Use Ginger in both sweet and savory dishes.

Gargle with Ginger in some water to help alleviate symptoms of a sore throat.

Neroli is soothing to the skin and can help to provide a positive and calming experience when inhaled.

Apply topically to help soothe your skin.

Combine Neroli, Lavender, Ylang Ylang, and Marjoram for a relaxing and aromatic massage.

Apply to your pulse points to uplift your mood throughout the day.

Apply Neroli to pulse points when feeling anxious.

Neroli is good for relieving all types of aches and pains especially those related to stress and tension.

 

Disclaimer: These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Women’s Health DIY

Over on my Instagram, I spent a lot of time focusing on Women’s Health. Here are some of the DIY posts that I did over there.

Menstruation Blend

15 drops Rosemary essential oil

10 drops Marjoram essential oil

10 drops Clary Sage essential oil

Combine all of the ingredients in a roller bottle and fill with a carrier oil. You can massage this blend over your lower back and abdomen for relief from abdominal cramping and lower back pain.

Menopause is a time when the hormones in a woman’s body get all out of whack. This blend helps to relieve some of the many symptoms that come along with hormonal imbalance.

Hormonal Balance Blend

15 drops Clary Sage

15 drops Geranium

15 drops Bergamot

Combine all of the ingredients in a roller bottle and fill with a carrier oil. Massage the blend over your lower back and abdomen.

What is Menorrhagia? It’s a menstrual period with an excessively heavy flow. Here is a blend that can help you deal with menorrhagia.

Menorrhagia Blend (Excessive Bleeding Blend)

10 drops Cypress essential oil

5 drops Helichrysum oil

5 drops Spikenard essential oil

Combine all ingredients in a roller bottle and fill with a carrier oil. Apply to the abdomen during heavy bleeding.

Cramps can ruin anyone’s day. Here’s a blend to help prevent/soothe them.

Prevent Cramps Blend

15 drops Marjoram essential oil

10 drops Lavender essential oil

5 drops Clary Sage essential oil

Combine in a roller bottle and fill with a carrier oil. Apply to lower back, abdomen, and feet as needed.

He’ll Never Know…you have PMS with this blend. It even helps with menopause symptoms.

He’ll Never Know Blend

12 drops Geranium essential oil

6 drops Ylang Ylang essential oil

4 drops Clary Sage essential oil

Combine in a roller bottle and fill with a carrier oil. Apply to the lower abdomen and lower back as needed.

Endometriosis is a condition where the tissue that normally lines the uterus grows elsewhere in the body. This condition can lead to debilitating pain. Endometriosis affects about 10% of women.

If you are one of the many women who have Endometriosis or just experience extremely painful periods this blend is for you.

Endometriosis Blend

20 drops Cypress essential oil

5 drops Clary Sage essential oil

5 drops Roman Chamomile essential oil

Combine all ingredients in a roller bottle and fill with a carrier oil. Apply to the abdomen during your menstrual period.

Once a woman starts going through menopause hot flashes can become the evil in a woman’s day. One minute you feel fine and great, the next minute you feel like your body is on fire but it’s a fire on the inside.

Here is a blend to combat those hot flashes, it can be made into a roller bottle or a spray.

Beat Hot Flashes Blend

20 drops Clary Sage essential oil

20 drops Geranium essential oil

15 drops Cypress or Peppermint essential oil

If making a roller bottle combine all ingredients in the bottle and fill with a carrier oil. Massage into the abdomen, chest, upper arms, and lower back.

If making a spray combine all ingredients in the spray bottle and use either distilled water or witch hazel. Spray over your body during a hot flash.

Here is another blend to help deal with PMS. It’s great to use on days when your life just feels like a hot mess.

Cool Your Hot Mess Blend

12 drops Wild Orange essential oil

9 drops Clary Sage essential oil

6 drops Geranium essential oil

6 drops Roman Chamomile essential oil

Combine all ingredients in a roller bottle and fill with a carrier oil. Apply over pulse points throughout the day and take a deep breath. You will get through the day.

Are you trying to have a baby? Do you want to attempt to enhance your fertility? Here’s a blend to try.

Fertility Blend

12 drops Clary Sage essential oil

10 drops Fennel essential oil

7 drops Geranium essential oil

8 drops Lavender essential oil

8 drops Bergamot essential oil

bonus: add 3 drops Rose essential oil

Combine all ingredients in a roller bottle and fill with a carrier oil. Apply to the lower abdomen twice daily. Concentrate over the ovaries and uterus.

Next week’s post will feature the oils and supplements that doTERRA has that focus on Women’s Health.