There are a lot of essential oils available out there. And I will readily admit that I own several. But if you’re new to essential oils or you just want to keep things simple, consider these 10 must-have doTERRA essential oils for a healthy home.


The calming essential oil. Apply a drop of lavender essential oil to the temples or diffuse aromatically to help ease tension and for a more peaceful sleep. A drop can also be used to soothe minor skin irritations as it helps skin recover quickly.

Here are some other uses for doTERRA lavender essential oil.

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Peppermint has many uses. One of my favorites is as a natural energy-booster.  Peppermint also promotes healthy respiratory function and clear breathing – just dilute a drop with a carrier oil like fractionated coconut oil and rub on your chest or simply diffuse it aromatically.

A drop of doTERRA essential oil can also be added to a glass of water to help alleviate occasional stomach upset.


The King of the Oils. Frankincense has many uses, including helping to build and maintain a healthy immune system. Just rub a drop on the back of your neck each morning. That simple routine can also help promote feelings of peace and relaxation.

In addition, frankincense is great for the skin! I use it in my moisturizer on a daily basis as it is often used to reduce the appearance of blemishes, fine lines and rejuvenate the skin. Here’s why, check out my blog on why Franky Boy is called the KING OF OILS –

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Easy Air essential oil will help you do just that – breathe easier. This blend was designed to maintain clear airways and breathing and it does a great job of supporting overall respiratory health. It also helps minimize the effect of seasonal threats – I can’t do without it once everything starts blooming.

Just add some to your diffuser or dilute and rub a drop or two on the chest and back.


A lot of people know melaleuca as tea tree essential oil. It’s well-loved by many, and for good reason! Tea Tree is renowned for its cleansing, soothing and rejuvenating effects on the skin. (It’s in my face wash.)

Tea Tree also helps purify and freshen the air and protect against environmental and seasonal threats. There’s a reason it’s a must-have for natural cleaning!


This doTERRA blend is one oil I never leave home without, especially if I’m planning on eating out. DigestZen aids in the digestion of foods, soothes occasional stomach upset and maintains a healthy gastrointestinal tract.

Rub a drop on your stomach, add a drop to a glass of water, or, if you’re feeling brave, put a drop under your tongue for amazingly fast relief.


This blue essential oil is helpful for soothing sore muscles and achy joints. Use it pre- or post-workout for a comforting sensation of cooling and warmth to problem areas and to support healthy circulation to muscles and joints.


Oregano is a wonderful (and powerful) cleansing agent. When it comes to the body, oregano is one powerful oil. It has immune-enhancing benefits and is an excellent source of antioxidants. It even supports healthy digestion and respiratory function. Plus it makes a great addition to homemade soups and sauces.

  1. LEMON

doTERRA lemon essential oil smells just like a fresh lemon. I love adding a couple drops to my water for it’s wonderful flavor and its ability to naturally cleanse the body and aid digestion.

Lemon can be used in the diffuser to cleanse and purify the air and surfaces, promote a positive mood and support healthy respiratory function. It can even soothe an irritated throat. Lemon essential oil is great for so much! Click here for more on a little awesome bottle of oil for only $13.00

Lemon Essential Oil


This special doTERRA blend is excellent at supporting healthy immune function – rub a drop on the bottoms of your feet each day. You can also diffuse it aromatically to protect against environmental threats and purify the air.

You’ll love the energizing, uplifting aroma.


Would you like to get these 10 essential oils for your home? The best way to buy is as a doTERRA member so you can get a discounted starter kit and 25% off all future orders.

These 10 oils are part of the ESSENTIAL COLLECTION Enrollment Kit Or you can get three times the amount of oils with a free diffuser in the Home Essentials Kit.

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The Top 5 Essential Oils For Inflammation

Inflammation is commonly associated with pain though, in reality, it is our body’s natural response to injuries, as well as from bacterial or viral infections. The pain and discomfort often associated with inflammation can come hand in hand with the body’s attempt to heal itself.

There are cases, however, when our immune system triggers a response even when there are no bacteria or virus to resist, causing damage to the body’s own tissues. This condition is referred to as an autoimmune disorder and the most common example is rheumatoid arthritis. Symptoms associated with this condition include swelling, redness, joint pain and stiffness, and restricted joint functions.

Essential oils are a beautiful way to reduce inflammation and allow our body to soothe and mend in a natural way.

Rosemary Essential Oil

Great for: Increasing bloodflow and reducing inflammation

Rosemary has long been used for its restorative property. As an anti-inflammatory remedy, you can use it as a massage oil, especially to treat muscular pains and rheumatism. Rosemary essential oil can help stimulate circulation. It increases blood flow to the muscles and warms the massaged area to reduce inflammation, as well as relieve pain.

Adding a few drops to a hot bath can not only help you combat headaches effectively, but treat muscular and joint pains too.


Peppermint Essential Oil

Great for: Cooling throbbing sensations and reducing stiffness

Peppermint essential oil has analgesic, anesthetic, as well as anti-inflammatory properties, which provide relief for pain (especially migraines), stiffness, and inflammation associated with arthritis. Its even a great natural oil for weight-loss.

As this oil has such a potent scent, combining it with a carrier oil can reduce its punch. Simply dilute a few drops in two tablespoons of jojoba or almond oil before massaging it onto the inflamed joints. Adding a few drops of a citrus oils such as lemon essential oil can help to amplify its cooling, soothing properties.


Lavender Essential Oil

Great for: It’s anti-inflammatory properties and soothing scent

Lavender essential oil has a number of therapeutic benefits. As well as being a great oil for sleep, its cicatrizant property, for one, is useful for healing wounds, burns, and a host of skin disorders such as psoriasis, dermatitis, and scabies (also making it great for natural shaving).
As an anti-inflammatory solution, lavender is great for joint and muscle stiffness. To use as massage oil, add 5 drops to 10ml of a carrier oil such as wheat germ oil. A lavender bath or compress are also effective for aching muscles.


Eucalyptus Essential Oil

Great for: Easing and cooling joint and muscle pain

Another versatile oil, eucalyptus essential oil has decongestant and antibacterial properties that are useful for treating respiratory problems, infections and asthma.

Eucalyptus is also known as an anti-inflammatory and an analgesic, making it great for easing muscle and joint pains. You may rub this essential oil onto aching areas directly or mix it with another oil.


Patchouli Essential Oil

Great for: Reducing fever induced inflammation

The health benefits of this essential oil are mostly attributed to its antidepressant, antiseptic, astringent, cicatrisant, sedative and properties. In general, patchouli is great for treating depression and anxieties, as well as providing relief from a number of illnesses.

It is also capable of soothing inflammation, particularly those that are caused by fever. Combined with jojoba or sweet almond oils, patchouli essential oil can be massaged directly to the skin. You may also add several drops to your warm bath to ease your aching muscles and joints.