Emotional Aromatherapy

December 17, 2017
Essential oils and plant medicine has been used to support and heal the human body for thousands of years but did you know essential oils can trigger responses that can alter your mood? That is incredible! There is lots of science-y information here if you would like to know more about that but basically different essential oils can help alter certain moods:

  • CITRUS | Discourage, Gloomy, Distressed
  • SPICES | Somber, Disinterested, Boredom
  • HERBS or GRASSES | Bitter, Angry,  Discontent
  • TREES | Grief, Sadness, Ashamed
  • FLOWERS | Fearful, Worried, Hurt
  • MINTS | Apathetic, Insecure, Anxious
There really is an essential oil for everything, even your mood!
The way emotional aromatherapy works is you identify the emotions you are feeling and choose essential oils that can help bring your emotions into harmony. We already know which oils can help with certain emotions, so here are some examples of oils to choose from!

  • CITRUS | Lemon, Lime, Bergamot, Wild Orange, Grapefruit, Tangerine
  • SPICES | Cassia, Ginger, Clove, Black Pepper, Coriander
  • HERBS or GRASSES | Lemongrass, Vetiver, Rosemary
  • TREES | Douglas Fir, Cedarwood, Sandalwood, Pine, Arborvitae
  • FLOWERS | Chamomile, Clary Sage, Geranium, Jasmine, Lavender
  • MINTS | Peppermint, Spearmint, Patchouli
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But doTERRA has made Emotional Aromatherapy easy!

The Essential Aromatics Kit comes with 6 blends they have been carefully formulated by their scientists to help balance and promote overall well-being. They come in two different kits: one with 5ml bottles or these handy pre-diluted roller bottles which I love because they can easily be thrown in my bag on our way out the door. I also wanted something easy for my eldest son to use if he felt he needed the support, with my guidance of course.

The Essential Aromatics Blends

MOTIVATE | Promotes feelings of confidence, courage and belief while counteracting negative emotions of doubt, pessimism, and cynicism. I love to apply this along my hairline when I am about to do chores, laundry or any task that I really just don't want to do and it's almost like a switch is flipped in my brain and the task is finished before I realize it! 
  • In it: Peppermint, Clementine, Coriander, Basil, Yuzu, Melissa, Rosemary Leaf, Vanilla Bean.

CHEER | Promotes feelings of optimism, cheerfulness, and happiness while counteracting feeling down, blue or low. I love to wear Cheer behind my ears when I'm really in a mom funk, when we have had too many rainy days and I'm cooped up in the house too long, or during the winter months when I start feeling a little blue
  • In it: Wild Orange, Clove, Star Anise, Lemon Myrtle, Nutmeg, Vanilla, Ginger, Cinnamon, Zdravetz.

PASSION | Promotes feeling of excitement, passion, and joy while counteracting feelings of boredom and disinterest. I wear Passion every. Single. Day. on my wrists or behind my ears. Passion has really helped to keep this blog going, keeps me feeling joyful and helps to keep my blues away. 
  • In it: Cardamom, Cinnamon, Ginger, Clove, Sandalwood, Jasmine, Vanilla, Damiana.

FORGIVE | Promotes feelings of relief, contentment, an patience while counteracting negative emotions of guilt and anger. I will apply Forgive to my children if they are having a rough day getting along, to help keep the calm, and have used this myself on very challenging days when their behaviors are hot! 
  • In it: Spruce, Bergamot, Juniper Berry, Myrrh, Arborvitae, Nootka Tree, Thyme, Citronella.

CONSOLE | Promotes feelings of hope and comfort while counteracting feelings of sadness, grief, and hopelessness. I have used Console on a few occasions when we have had a loss in the family or when I was emotionally distraught when my father became ill, it was tough, Console really helped me get through it. 
  • In it: Frankincense, Patchouli, Ylang Ylang, Labdanum, Amyris, Sandalwood, Rose, Osmanthus.

PEACE | Promotes feelings of reassurance and contentment while counteracting feelings of anxiousness and fear. I love to apply Peace to the children's feet before bed to help them doze off, before we sit down to practice penmanship, and have used this shopping during Christmapocolapyse. 
  • In it: Vetiver, Lavender, Ylang Ylang, Frankincense, Clary Sage, Marjoram, Labdanum, Spearmint.

The blends really do cover all the emotions and it is so handy that they come in a kit! If you would like to purchase these, shop here. But, if you want to learn how to save 25%, keep reading!


Check out this Journal Challenge designed to use with these blends of oils!


Get a Wholesale Account for more bang!

If you think you will be purchasing oils regularly or even again anytime throughout the year, a wholesale account is a fantastic and budget friendly choice and here's why:
  • You can get 25% off any of  dōTERRA's products (they also offer supplements, household cleaners, hair care and skin care products all made with essential oils!)
  • You can get 10 to 30 % of what you have spent back in their Loyalty Rewards Points system! You can use these points to get free oils or other dōTERRA products!
  • Depending on how much you spend each month, you may qualify to receive The Product of The Month, for free!
  • You aren't committed to making a monthly order to keep your account active!
  • You aren't committed to selling for dōTERRA!
To sign up for a Wholesale Account:
  1. Click on this link.
  2. Scroll down and click the green 'JOIN dōTERRA' button.
  3. Select 'Wholesale Customer' and 'Continue' at the bottom of the page.
  4. Fill our your personal information and purchase a starter kit.
There are a few options for starter kits and I recommend one of these two:

Home Essentials Enrollment Kit

  • 15ml Bottles:
  • FRANKINCENCE | Supports healthy cell function
  • LAVENDER | All things calming and soothes the skin
  • LEMON | Clean and fresh, supports healthy immune system
  • TEA TREE | Cleansing & purifying on the skin
  • OREGANO | Natural Immune Support and supports healthy respiratory function
  • PEPPERMINT | Cooling and invigorating
  • EASY AIR | Respiratory Blend for clear and easy breathing
  • ZEN GEST | Digestive support for occasional stomach upset
  • ON GUARD | Protective blend for environmental or seasonal threats
  • DEEP BLUE | Soothing & cooling, perfect for achy muscles (5ml)
  • Petal Diffuser
  • Introductory Package with a Product Guide!

AromaTouch Diffused Enrollment Kit

  • 5ml Bottles:
  • BALANCE | Grounding Blend for feelings of balance and traquility
  • LAVENDER | All things calming and soothes the skin
  • TEA TREE | Cleansing & purifying on the skin
  • ON GUARD | Protective blend for environmental or seasonal threats
  • AROMA TOUCH | Massage blend to lessen feelings of tension
  • DEEP BLUE | Soothing & cooling, perfect for achy muscles
  • WILD ORANGE | Powerful cleanser and purifier
  • PEPPERMINT | Cooling and invigorating
  • Fractionated Coconut Oil (4oz)
  • Petal Diffuser
  • Introductory Package with a Product Guide!


    If you are on a budget like I was when I first signed up as a Wholesale Customer, choose the 'Enrollment Packet'. This is your enrollment fee, and it comes with all kinds of information on how to use essential oils AND a product guide. Once signed up, simply shop for the oils you want and what your budget can allow!

    Why you should sign up with me!

    If you sign up with me, and enroll here, you will also get the following perks:

    • A special gift from me that will be mailed to you!
    • Access to our Natural Wellness Collective group on Facebook for on-going knowledge on how to use your oils!
    • saving the best for last, you get me! I am here for you, a direct message or email away to answer any questions you have about how to use your oils, which are best for what and constant oil support!

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    Sources

    http://media.doterra.com/us/en/brochures/emotional-aromatherapy.pdf

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