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...

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Evaluating Essential Oil Prices

I am going to go over how to look at essential oil prices. Rather than choose premium brands from Europe such as Pranoram, Primavera, or Sanoflore, I decided to compare prices of essential oils that we can find in our local health food stores in Honolulu. Today, I went to the local GNC Store, Whole Foods, and Down to Earth. Oftentimes, I hear that people go ...

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Learn About Deep Blue Rub

Our friends and family love Deep Blue Rub. It's one of those items that you use everyday that didn't matter how it worked as long as it works. In fact over these past few years, rather than talk about it, I'd just people experience it. People tell me that they have better results with Deep Blue Rub than other creams or lotions. Today, I looked over the ingre...

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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* I'm ...

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Choosing an Essential Oil Blend to Meet Your Need

What do you do when you need to choose an oil to aid in digestion* or to soothe occasional aches*? When you look up what to use, somehow that ginger essential oil or peppermint may not satisfy your need completely. There are several options: Use a different oil. We each have different body chemistry and have different needs. An oil that works for a friend ma...

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Royal Hawaiian Sandalwood (amp;quot;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...

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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 ...

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Where do doTERRA essential oils come from?

UPDATE 6/13/2017 - Added Manuka Oil UPDATE 3/20/2017 - I've been to all the conventions and major events receiving the most accurate and up to date information. doTERRA essential oils come from the best sources around the world that can produce enough quantity to support the demand of essential oil enthusiasts. When I look at doTERRA essential oil bottles...

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Facts About Essential Oil Quality. Is there a difference?

Have you every stood in a store wondering why one brand cost significantly more than the other? Usually, we learn from trial and error or a recommendation from a friend. Sometimes the internet may help us and at other times it doesn't. In the past, I purchased whatever is on sale or brand that I recognize. Sometimes, I assumed the most expensive product was ...

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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...

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How many drops are in an Essential Oil bottle?

If you work with essential oils you know that a drop or two can go a long way. How many drops are in each bottle? As I discussed most of the oils come in the standard size of 15 mL bottles while premium oils come in 5 mL bottles. Many people like to share or distribute oils in smaller 2mL bottles. Here is the break down (They range because oils drops vary in...

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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...

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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 th...

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doTERRA Compensation: How the quot;Power of Threequot; Bonus Works

In "A Real Life Example of How Unilevel MLM Commission Works," I talked about how you can make a growing residual income by receiving an average of 5% from your organization. This is great if you have thousands of people in your organization, but what if you only have 50? What if you only have 10? What if you only want to pay for your products? Or supplemen...

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Think About the Farmers: A New Way of Looking at Essential Oils

I was shopping at Whole Foods the other day and thought about how they promote awareness of animal welfare when selling their meats. Consumers are looking to see if livestock are getting the proper food or shelter. If we care about the livestock, shouldn’t we also care about the farmers? Technology has made farming efficient over the years and it can be easy...

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Attending an Essential Oil Business Conference in Hong Kong

Have you ever wanted to go to an international conference overseas? Last month, after we went to China, we flew to Hong Kong to attend the doTERRA Impact 2016 Convention at the AsiaWorld-Expo on Lantau Island. doTERRA has been open in Hong Kong since 2013 and with the China market open, this convention serves most of the Asia market. In previous conventions...

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Our Journey to China: The World’s No. 2 Direct Selling Market

Ever think about having a business in China? We have business in seven countries outside of the United States. The business model is the same in almost all the countries we operate in. Essential oils are purchased and we make a percentage of the distribution. Partnering with an essential oil direct selling company such as doTERRA makes international busin...

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Network Marketing Isnamp;quot;t Perfect... Itamp;quot;s Just BETTER.

I was reading the book Go Pro by Eric Worre. The first chapter was titled "Network Marketing Isn't Perfect... It's Just BETTER." In the chapter, Eric summarizes audience feedback in what he call's "The Perfect Career List." People from over 30 countries shared specific things they'd like to have in a business and things they'd like to avoid. These are the...

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Visiting My Aunt in Tacoma, Washington

Sometimes traveling is not about the destination. It's about the people. Have you ever wanted to visit a friend or family member that moved away? Or maybe it was you who moved away? Sure, there are the very special occasions you see each other like weddings. In other cases, some people don't visit until a family member is ill. Have you ever wanted to visit ...

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New York with the Family

Traveling is amazing. Traveling with loved ones is better. I have a few friends who travel for work. A lot of times for one reason or another, they are not able to take their spouse or children, even if they wanted to. I even know people who work for airlines, who have these challenges. That's why I made it a goal to overcome that challenge to show others to...

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