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A Comparison of Cinnamon Bark Oil and Cinnamon Leaf Oil

Cinnamomum verum picture by Simon A. Eugster What is the difference between cinnamon bark essential oil and cinnamon leaf essential oil? Both come from cinnamomum zeylanicum also refererred to as cinnamomum verum tree. Both have that familiar cinnamon aroma (although cinnamon bark has more depth). Both have properties that help maintain a healthy immun...

Learn About On Guard Essential Oil Blend

On Guard is an essential oil blend we never leave home without. When we travel, we either diffuse it, use it in a spray for the airplane or hotel, or take a capsule of it in On Guard+. Benefits of On Guard include: Supports healthy immune and respiratory function* Protects against environmental threats* Supports the body’s natural antioxidant defenses...

Royal Hawaiian Sandalwood ('Iliahi) Essential Oil

Growing up, I was taught that sandalwood in Hawai'i was exploited to near extinction in the 1800s. You can imagine how surprised I was when doTERRA announced that they will be offering Hawaiian Sandalwood essential oil at their 2012 annual convention. Sandalwood, especially Hawaiian Sandalwood is prized for it's unique aroma. It was high in demand hundreds o...

Learn About Vetiver Essential Oil from Haiti

Vetiver essential oil is a popular base note oil to us in essential oil blending and perfumery. Vetiver is the base in many perfumes and colognes including Dior's Eau Sauvage, Geurlain's Vetiver, Roja Parfums Vetiver Extait. Besides perfumery, vetiver is used extensively in aromatherapy. Common with other base note oils with heavier molecules, Vetiver helps ...

Wintergreen (Nepalese) Essential Oil from Nepal

Wintergreen is great for your muscles after a workout. It is a natural source of methyl salicylate. Methyl salicylate is used in topical creams and massage blends because of its soothing properties. The methyl salicylate used in topical creams are typically synthesized in a laboratory. In fact, Wintergreen and Birch are the only plants in the world that cont...

Learn About Lemon Essential Oil from Sicily, Italy

Lemons in Italy are used to make everything from granita (shaved ice doused in lemonade) to limoncello (lemon based liqueur). There’s a saying in Sicily that lemons are not real lemons unless they’re Sicilian. The best lemons come from Sicily, so it's no surprise that the best lemon essential oil comes from Sicily. The following video shows where doTERRA sou...

Learn About Jasmine Absolute from India

Jasmine absolute is highly prized. It evokes feelings of joy, peace, and self-confidence and promotes a healthy-looking, glowing complexion. Sourcing of Jasmine doTERRA sources Jasmine from India. Jasmine blossoms are picked and harvested by hand at the most optimal time of 6:00 AM to 12 Noon, when the flowers contain the maximum amount of aroma. Watch...