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Essential Oil Kit was created by doTerra to make it easy for you to get started using the most popular and multi functional essential oils.
I have also compiled a list of 10 basic oils you need and their uses, below. These oils are versatile and can help you resolve many health and household challenges!* However, the most cost effective way is to begin with a kit that will also include your member discount.
Remember to purchase a carrier oil to use as a base for any essential oils that are applied topically with your Essential Oil Basic Care. You can add all the products you need to your cart, below!
Essential Oil Basic Care
Lavender essential oil is a must have. It’s extremely versatile and reasonably priced. It’s beneficial for managing nervous and psychological disorders and is known for its calming and sedative properties—making it great for those dealing with stress or insomnia.* It’s also effective for migraines, coughs, colds, flu, wounds, burns, and pain.* It promotes healing, prevents scarring, and is useful for skin care.*
Tea tree essential oil is an ideal first aid essential oil. It is antibiotic, antiseptic, antiviral, and antifungal.* Historically, it was used to treat wounds, infection, congestion, pain, and more.* You can also use it to treat candida, sunburn, acne, and many other infections.*
Essential oil basic care kit should include lemon essential oil, which is highly antibacterial. It’s popular for making DIY natural cleaning products, and it has a pure, uplifting aroma that clears the mind.* Additionally, it’s known to help ease depression, increase happiness and improve concentration.* It can also be used to treat insect bites, tension headaches, cellulite, wrinkles, and stimulate the digestive system.*
A fantastic oil, eucalyptus is anti-inflammatory, antibiotic, antiseptic, and analgesic.* Eucalyptus essential oil is beneficial for colds and flu, as well as for relieving congestion.* It will also diminish muscular aches and pains and has been used to reduce fever.* It also makes a great DIY insect repellent without the nasty chemicals. You can use it to treat burns, wounds, cuts, and blisters.*
Peppermint essential oil has been historically used in many ancient cultures: Egyptians, American Indians, and Chinese. It is antispasmodic, one of the most effective oils for the digestive system, and supports the liver and respiratory systems.* It’s also antiseptic and anti-inflammatory, while improving circulation.* It soothes indigestion, alleviates flatulence, controls bad breath, lessens flu symptoms, and calms headaches and migraines.*
Incorporate thyme. It’s antimicrobial, anti-fungal, antiseptic, and antiviral.* It’s effective against respiratory problems, digestive issues, infection, asthma, and more.* It’s the perfect essential oil to diffuse when the flu is in the air, and is also effective against coughs, fatigue, warts, and acne.*
Caution: Use thyme with care, as it is strong and should never be applied to the skin undiluted.
Antifungal and antibacterial, rosemary essential oil is also a stimulant. It’s used to treat muscular conditions and can be added to the bath for a quick perk-me-up.* It also benefits sore muscles, arthritis, depression, migraines, coughs, and the flu.* Use it for luxurious hair and to diminish cellulite.*
Geranium can be used for both physical and emotional issues. It is uplifting and calming, with a floral scent.* Women can use it to regulate PMS and menopausal symptoms.* Try it if your feeling sluggish, are congested, or have oily skin.*
Clove is known to help ease pain.* It’s a powerful antimicrobial and it helps to stimulate digestion and has antispasmodic properties.* Historically, it has been used to treat viral disease, stimulate digestion, and ease toothache.* It has anti-inflammatory properties as well.*
There are several types of chamomile, but the one that we recommend is the Roman Chamomile. It’s particularly good for calming nervous conditions and insomnia.* It’s antibacterial, antiseptic, and anti-inflammatory.* Use it for sunburn, asthma, eczema, diarrhea, muscle strains, nausea, fever, and nervous and depressed states.*