At Flourish, we want you to feel confident, empowered, and supported on your health journey, including your decision to implement CPTG essential oils in a wellness routine for yourself and your family. Essential oils, like many aspects of holistic health approaches, can feel overwhelming when you first get started. Understanding what essential oils are, how to use them safely, and being equipped with specific essential oil solutions is key!
What are essential oils?
Essential oils are aromatic compounds found in plants. They can be found in the roots, stem, leaves, petals, bark, or rind of the plant. Plants carry essential oils, their aromatic compounds, as a form of protection for the plant. When the essential oils are properly extracted from the plants (steam distillation, cold pressing, etc.), their chemical constituents offer significant benefits to our bodies.
There are thousands of different chemical constituents in plants around the world today, and each plant contains at least 3-4. This is significant when looking to use essential oils for medicinal purposes, because multiple chemical constituents mean the essential oil can be used to address a variety of health concerns. For example, over-the-counter pain relievers only serve one benefit: relieving pain. Pure peppermint essential oil, however, contains menthol, menthone, and 1,8-cneole (eucalyptol). Having these specific constituents can allow pure peppermint essential oil to aid in pain relief, digestive support, cooling body temperature, respiratory support, and more!
How can I safely use essential oils?
There are three ways to use essential oils:
What oils can I use for ____?
Here are the TOP 10 essential oils and their primary benefits:
Get these top 10 essential oils and a diffuser at our dōTERRA store.
How can I learn more?
Connect with our essential oil educator, Kylie Tewes at email@example.com.