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.

Top 10 Oils

Lemon

  • Properties: cleansing, revitalizing, uplifting
    • Add to a spray bottle of water to clean tables, countertops, and other surfaces.
    • Use to remove gum, glue, or any other sticky residues.
    • Add to your favorite desserts or beverage for zesty flavor.
    • Take internally to support healthy digestion.*
    • Diffuse to purify air and create an uplifting, refreshing aromatic experience.

Lavender

  • Properties: soothing, calming
    • Diffuse or add a few drops to your pillow or feet to prepare for a restful night’s sleep.
    • Apply topically to help reduce the appearance of blemishes.
    • Add a few drops to a warm bath to help soak away stress.
    • Consume 1-2 drops to help calm the nervous system.*

Peppermint

  • Properties: cooling, energizing, natural bug repellent.
    • Take internally to help alleviate occasional stomach upset.*
    • Apply a few drops to the back of your neck to cool off.
    • For a clearing, refreshing aroma, diffuse at night beside your bed.
    • Rub on head and neck for a soothing sensation when feeling tense.
    • Add to shampoo or conditioner for a stimulating scalp massage.

Frankincense

  • Properties: renewing, beautifying, rejuvenating, grounding.
    • Take internally to support healthy cellular and immune function.*
    • Apply topically to help reduce the appearance of skin imperfections.
    • Diffuse during meditation for a sense of relaxation and balance.

Melaleuca (Tea Tree)

  • Properties: soothing, cleansing.
    • Combine 1-2 drops with your facial cleanser or moisturizer for added cleansing properties, or apply to skin after shaving.
    • Apply to fingernails and toenails to keep nails looking clean and healthy.
    • Add a few drops to your shampoo or massage into the scalp for added cleansing.
    • Add to toothpaste or swish with water for a quick and easy mouth rinse.

Oregano

  • Properties: cleansing, purifying.
    • Take one drop in a veggie cap or 4 fl. oz of liquid daily to maintain healthy immune function.*
    • Add one to two drops to a veggie capsule to support healthy respiratory function.*
    • Put one drop in place of dried oregano in spaghetti sauce, pizza sauce, or on a roast.
    • Put 10 drops in a 16-ounce spray bottle with water for a surface cleaner.

Breathe – Respiratory Blend

  • Apply topically to the chest to breathe deeply.
  • For a clearing aroma, diffuse at night by your bedside.
  • Apply diluted to your upper lip and inhale to invigorate and clear your senses.
  • Apply topically for an invigorating lift when you stay home from the office on a cold, rainy day.

Deep Blue – Soothing Blend

  • Apply on feet before and after exercise.
  • Make your muscles happy after your workout by applying to targeted areas.
  • Massage on your lower back after a day of sitting at the desk or doing manual labor.

DigestZen – Digestive Blend

  • Take a couple of drops internally to promote healthy digestion.*
  • Add to water or tea and consume to help maintain a healthy gastrointestinal tract.*
  • Reduce bloating, gas, and indigestion.*

On Guard – Protective Blend

  • Add two to three drops in a Veggie Capsule or take directly for an immune boost before traveling or during seasonal changes.*
  • Diffuse in your home or office during fall and winter months.
  • Add to water and use as a natural surface cleaner.

In future posts, I will delve deeper into each oil and the various ways that each can be used.

 

 

 

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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