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CLEMENTINE (Citrus clementina)

Pungent, refreshing, and sweet, Clementine essential oil supplies a variety of benefits, including its cleansing properties. Clementine’s citrus scent can improve and uplift your mood.

USAGE TIPS:

  • Add 3–4 drops of Clementine to your surface cleaners to enhance cleaning power and provide a sweet, citrus smell. 
  • Diffuse to encourage a light, pleasant atmosphere. 
  • To help ease occasional heartburn or indigestion, add 1–2 drops of Clementine to juice, tea, or water.* You may also try this for a nice twist in flavor and to reinforce digestive health.* 
  • For a natural cleansing boost (and a fresh, zesty scent!), add a few drops to your facial cleanser or shampoo. 
  • Try including Clementine in one of your favorite recipes for a new taste and to support the digestive and immune systems, as well as a healthy metabolic function.*

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What Is Clementine Essential Oil Good For?

Clementine is a natural hybrid of mandarin and sweet orange, and its essential oil is cold pressed from the peel of the fruit. Like other citrus oils, Clementine is rich in the cleansing chemical component Limonene; however, it is sweeter and zestier than most citrus oils.

Clementine may boost the immune system, support metabolic function, and support gastrointestinal health.* It can help relieve occasional heartburn and indigestion.* Clementine essential oil is versatile as it may aid healthy respiratory function as well.*

Aromatic benefits of Clementine include elevation of mood and positive emotions.  Citrus oils, including Clementine, can also help you feel more invigorated and less anxious. Not only does diffusing Clementine lift your emotions, it also purifies and cleanses the air. Enhance your general health by adding Clementine to your wellness routine.

ROSEMARY (Rosmarinium officinalis)

Rosemary is a fragrant herb native to the Mediterranean. High in antioxidants, Rosemary essential oil supports healthy liver function and digestion.* Rosemary essential oil clears mental confusion and soothes feelings of tension.

How do you use Rosemary oil?

  • Diffuse Rosemary oil while studying to maintain concentration 
  • Take Rosemary oil internally to help reduce nervous tension and occasional fatigue.*
  • Add 1–2 drops of Rosemary oil to meats and marinades for flavoring and to support healthy digestion.*
  • Blend with Wintergreen oil and lotion for a soothing massage experience.
  • Combine Rosemary oil with Epsom salts and Frankincense oil for a rejuvenating bath.

What are the benefits of Rosemary oil?

  • Rosemary oil supports a healthy-looking scalp and head of hair
  • Rosemary oil can be used to promote a healthy respiratory system and healthy digestion*
  • Rosemary oil has powerful renewing and rejuvenating properties
  • When taken internally, Rosemary oil has antioxidant properties*

Benefits of Rosemary oil

Rosemary oil supports a healthy scalp

Looking for a way to get a full, healthy-looking head of hair? Rosemary essential oil is a helpful addition to skin and hair products thanks to its mild cleansing properties. For a stimulating scalp massage, blend Rosemary oil with Melaleuca oil and Basil oil and leave on the hair for 15 minutes before showering and washing hair.

Use Rosemary oil to promote a healthy respiratory system and healthy digestion*

Wondering how to use Rosemary oil for internal benefits? Because Rosemary oil can be beneficial for promoting a healthy respiratory system and supporting healthy digestion, people commonly use the oil internally.* Consider adding a few drops of Rosemary oil to a veggie capsule or a glass of water when you want to support healthy internal organ function.*

Rosemary oil has powerful renewing and rejuvenating properties

The herbaceous energizing aroma of Rosemary oil makes it a popular oil, particularly for promoting a renewing, rejuvenating atmosphere. The chemical makeup of Rosemary oil makes it both energizing and grounding. At the end of a long day, take advantage of the renewing properties of Rosemary oil by adding it to a warm bath with other rejuvenating oils like Frankincense oil.

Use Rosemary oil for antioxidant properties*

When taken internally, Rosemary essential oil has antioxidant properties.* So, how do you use Rosemary essential oil to reap the internal benefits? Add it to your favorite meat dish or marinade for increased antioxidant support.* Rosemary oil is tasty in recipes (pairing well with chicken, lamb, pork, and potatoes), and you only need a tiny drop to get a big burst of flavor.

Want more ideas for using Rosemary oil for cooking? Try this Rosemary Mashed Potatoes recipe, or this Herb Bread with Rosemary Oil.

Common questions about Rosemary oil

Can I use Rosemary oil on my face?

Because the skin on the face can be sensitive and delicate, some people wonder if it is safe to use Rosemary oil on the face. The answer is yes, you can use Rosemary oil on your face to enjoy the cleansing benefits it holds for your skin.

So, how do you use Rosemary oil on your face? One of the easiest ways to experience the benefits of Rosemary oil for skin is to incorporate it into your normal skincare routine. Try adding a drop of Rosemary oil to your moisturizer and applying gently to your face.

Can I apply Rosemary oil directly to my scalp?

One of the greatest benefits of Rosemary oil is that it is good for promoting an abundant, healthy-looking head of hair and a healthy-looking scalp. For those who are wondering if they can apply Rosemary oil directly to the scalp, the answer is yes, you can. When you want to promote a full, healthy-looking head of hair, give yourself a scalp massage using Rosemary oil.

People often ask, “Can I leave Rosemary oil in my hair?” Yes, you can leave Rosemary oil in your hair, and even use it during styling. If you want some ideas for how to use Rosemary oil for hair, try this DIY Beach Wave Salt Spray or DIY Dry Shampoo with Rosemary oil.

What are the side effects of Rosemary?

Whenever you start using a new essential oil, it is a good idea to be aware of any safety guidelines that will help you use the oil properly and effectively. If you are worried about the possible side effects of Rosemary oil, first make sure that you are using the oil correctly.

We suggest diluting Rosemary oil with a carrier oil before applying it to the skin to help minimize any skin sensitivity. Before using Rosemary oil internally, make sure to dilute the oil in at least four ounces of liquid, or add the oil to a veggie capsule. As with all essential oils, it is wise to keep Rosemary oil out of reach of children, and to avoid contact with sensitive areas like the eyes and inner ears.

Which oil is best for hair?

Trying to find the best essential oils for hair? Rosemary oil is one of the best oils for hair, as it helps promote a healthy scalp and healthy-looking hair. Along with Rosemary oil, some of the best essential oils for hair include Lavender oil, Sandalwood oil, Thyme oil, Ylang Ylang oil, Clary Sage oil, and Melaleuca oil.

If you want to use Rosemary oil for hair, try this homemade Essential Oil Hair Perfume, this Herbal Hairspray DIY, or this Essential Oil Deep Conditioner.

Which brand of Rosemary oil is best?

When you are trying to decide where to buy Rosemary oil, you want to make sure the oil you are buying is safe, pure, and effective. Not all essential oils are created equal, and if you end up with a low quality or impure oil, you won’t be able to experience all of the powerful benefits that Rosemary oil has to offer.

Where does Rosemary oil come from?

Refreshing and herbaceous, the pleasant, pine-like aroma of Rosemary has been used to clear the mind for thousands of years. Rosemary is a fragrant herb in the mint family, which includes many popular kitchen herbs such as basil, sage, oregano, and marjoram. Ancient Greek scholars used Rosemary because of its beneficial effects on concentration and focus. Today, the essential oil is still used to ease nervous tension and occasional fatigue.*

The Latin name for Rosemary is “dew of the sea,” and true to its name, Rosemary grows wild on seashores throughout the Mediterranean. Most insects don’t like the smell of Rosemary, which makes it a beneficial garden plant.

Other ways to use Rosemary oil

CEDARWOOD (Juniperus virginiana)

Cedarwood encourages tranquility and can help you relax at the end of the day. Popularly used in the perfume and skincare products, Cedarwood soothes the skin and calms the mind. It’s also a natural bug repellent.

USAGE TIPS

  • After a difficult day, diffuse Cedarwood to create a relaxing environment. 
  • During your facial routine, add one to two drops to your facial toner or moisturizer to promote clear, healthy-looking skin.
  • Place a drop on a cotton ball and place in closet to keep moths at bay.
  • Before exercising, massage one to two drops into your chest to maintain vitality throughout your workout.
  • When a child wakes up scared in the night, apply to the bottom of feet to return to a peaceful feeling.

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What Does Cedarwood Essential Oil Help With?

The warm, woody, and somewhat balsamic aroma of Cedarwood essential oil is relaxing and calming. Due to its high concentration of the sesquiterpene alcohol cedrol, Cedarwood is one of the most grounding essential oils. You can enjoy Cedarwood’s relaxing qualities by diffusing Cedarwood for a calming aroma that helps you unwind before bed.

What Are the Health Benefits of Cedarwood?

Cedarwood has clarifying properties when used topically. Incorporate it into your facial skin care routine to help keep the skin looking healthy and clear. Use a drop on skin blemishes to improve their appearance. 

One of the traditional uses for Cedarwood is to repel bugs. Place a drop of Cedarwood on a cotton ball and keep it in your closet or storage boxes to repel moths. You can also add Cedarwood oil to mulch or topsoil to discourage insects. 

Cedarwood essential oil is often used as a base note for scents and perfumes. The aroma blends well with a variety of citrus and floral essential oils such as Bergamot, Jasmine, Rose and Lemon. 

Where Does Cedarwood Come From?

doTERRA Cedarwood is distilled from the wood of the hardy Red Cedar tree, which reaches heights up to 100 feet and thrives under difficult conditions. The aromatic, brownish-red wood is a remarkable material with powerful properties that come from tree’s essential oil content. Red cedar is purifying to the air and repels moths. Like the resilient tree it comes from, Cedarwood essential oil evokes feelings of stability, determination, and vitality.

LAUREL LEAF (Laurus nobilis)

An ancient symbol of victory, Laurel Leaf promotes an environment of courage and concentration. As a natural cleanser and skin soother, Laurel Leaf essential oil helps you accomplish the little victories you strive for each day.

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USAGE TIPS:

  • Soothing to the skin, add a drop to your moisturizer in the evening.
  • Place a couple drops in your morning shower to promote an aroma of confidence, clarity, and courage.
  • Use for a soothing massage that is invigorating to the senses.
  • Pair with Lemon essential oil; add a few drops of each to a spray bottle with water for a natural surface cleanser.

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What Is Laurel Leaf Used For?

Native to the Mediterranean, laurel leaves are a symbol of victory in Greek mythology and were used as a head decoration to symbolize rank and achievement. For example, the winner of the ancient Olympic games was traditionally given a laurel wreath.

Aptly, Laurel Leaf essential oil promotes a courageous and confident environment. It supports feelings of concentration, focus, and clarity. Diffuse or simply take a few deep inhales of Laurel Leaf essential oil when you need an invigorating, uplifting aroma.

What Is Laurel Oil Good For?

In addition to these benefits, Laurel Leaf essential oil is good for cleaning. One of its main chemical constituents is eucalyptol, which is highly cleansing. It is gentle enough to be used to help cleanse the skin, yet powerful enough to be used as a refreshing surface cleanser.

Laurel Leaf oil is also soothing to the skin. Used topically with a massage, it offers a soothing and relaxing experience. Laurel Leaf essential oil also reduces the appearance of blemishes and promotes a clear looking complexion.

What Does Laurel Leaf Smell Like?

Herbal, minty, and refreshing, Laurel Leaf is included in the doTERRA Breathe® Respiratory Blend. This blend supports feelings of clear airways and easy breathing.

What Is the Difference Between Bay Leaves and Laurel Leaves?

In the culinary world, the laurel leaf is also known as the bay leaf. Bay leaves are commonly used to flavor soups and stews.


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