Alleviates, aloe vera, Alternative Treatments, Aromatherapy, Basil, Benefits, Bergamot, Blends, Bottom of feet, Breathe, Cedarwood, Chamomile, Cinnamon, Citrus, Clary Sage, Clove, Coconut Oil, Combat symptoms, Cypress, doTERRA, Essential Oils, eucalyptus, Fennel, Fights off symptoms, Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit, helichrysum, Jasmine, Juniper Berry, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, lime, Lyndsey Strand, Melaleaca, Myrrh, Oregano, Patchouli, Peppermint, Relaxes, Rose, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Temples, Thume, Vancouver Washington, Wild Orange, Wintergreen, Ylang Ylang

101 Ways to Use doTERRA Essential Oils

Use-Internally-topically-diffuse-101 things you can do with Essential Oils-Starter Kit101 Ways to Use doTERRA Essential Oils

Most of the oils mentioned here are in one or more of the starter kits. They are the most essential of the oils.

  1. All-purpose cleaner: Add three drops each of lemon oil and tea tree oil to a few ounces of warm water, then spray countertops to naturally disinfect.
  2. Natural mosquito repellent: Combine one drop each of lemongrass oil, citronella oil and eucalyptus oil with one teaspoon of coconut oil to make natural bug spray and rub on exposed skin. Reapply as needed.
  3. Sports gear: If your kids play sports, add two drops each of tea tree oil and lemon essential oil to one quart of warm water; next add four tablespoons of baking soda and mix. Use to clean ripe (!) jerseys, cleats and sports gear.
  4. Clean air: Diffuse cinnamon essential oil in the air and enjoy its anti-microbial properties.
  5. Homemade peppermint patties: Use peppermint oil, coconut oil, dark chocolate and raw honey to make real peppermint treats.
  6. Washing machine: Add 10-20 drops of your favorite scent per load.
  7. Vacuum cleaner: Add 5-10 drops of your favorite oil in your vacuum bag or dust container.
  8. Homemade sunscreen: Mix coconut oil, zinc oxide, shea butter, helichrysum oil and lavender essential oil, then store in a squeeze bottle to make homemade toxic-free sunscreen.
  9. Eliminate shower curtain scum: Using a 16-ounce spray bottle, use four drops of eucalyptus essential oil and four drops of melaleuca oil with warm water; spray onto your shower for natural mold killing action.
  10. Clean burnt pans: Use a few drops of dōTERRA lemon oil and some boiling water to help remove burnt food from pots and pans.
  11. Wonderful smelling home: Diffuse dōTERRA clove, dōTERRA rosemary and dōTERRA wild orange essential oils when guests come over, and they will talk about how amazing your house smells.
  12. Carpet cleaner: Mix 20 drops of dōTERRA tea tree oil with Borax for homemade carpet powder.
  13. Kill pests: Spray dōTERRA wild orange essential oil and dōTERRA clove oil to kill pests on contact.
  14. Lavender cake: Mix coconut flour, raw honey, organic eggs and dōTERRA lavender essential oil and bake at 350 degrees.
  15. Eliminate mold: Add dōTERRA tea tree oil to your diffuser to kill mold and other pathogens in the air.
  16. Christmas scent: Add a drop of
  17. dōTERRA sandalwood or dōTERRA cedarwood oil on a fire log about 30 minutes before burning.
  18. Reduce anxiety: Diffuse dōTERRA lavender essential oil around your home to reduce feelings of stress and tension.
  19. Spiritual enlightenment: Diffuse dōTERRA Frankensence essential oil while praying, meditating or reading to increase spiritual awareness.
  20. Bathtub scrub: Mix one-half cup of baking soda, one-half cup of vinegar and five drops of dōTERRA bergamot or dōTERRA lime oil; use as a scrub for a sink or bathtub.
  21. Freshen trash can: Put a cotton ball with two drops each of dōTERRA lemon oil and dōTERRA tea tree oil at the bottom of the trashcan to help decrease the odor and detoxify.
  22. Wash produce: To clean fruit and vegetables, add two drops of dōTERRA lemon oil to a large bowl of water, then wash.
  23. Clean kitchen smell: Add a few drops of dōTERRA clove, dōTERRA cinnamon or dōTERRA citrus essential oil to a simmering pan of water to get rid of cooking odors.
  24. Bathroom freshener: Put a cotton ball soaked in dōTERRA lime or dōTERRA lemon oil behind the toilet for a bathroom refresher.
  25. Purify fridge: To freshen up the fridge or freezer when cleaning, add a few drops of dōTERRA lime, dōTERRA grapefruit or dōTERRA bergamot oil to the rinsing water.
  26. Mint tea: Use 1-2 drops of dōTERRA peppermint essential oil in your favorite tea for a hint of mint.
  27. Eliminate smoke: To remove cigarette smoke, put four drops of dōTERRA rosemary, dōTERRA tea tree and dōTERRA eucalyptus oil in a spray bottle and spray around the house.
  28. Detoxify the air: Add dōTERRA peppermint and dōTERRA eucalyptus oil to a gallon of paint to dispel fumes.
  29. Get rid of shoe smell: To remove the smell from shoes, add a few drops of dōTERRA tea tree oil and dōTERRA lemon oil to freshen them up.
  30. Bridal shower gift: For a cute bridal shower gift, create a “love potion” with essential oils. Add 20 drops of dōTERRA sandalwood, and four drops dōTERRA rose oil to unscented lotion.
  31. Baby shower gift: Give a wall diffuser with a dōTERRA lavender scent to calm the mom and baby.
  32. Flavored lemon water: Use 2–3 drops of dōTERRA lemon oil in water for a delicious citrus flavor.
  33. Cleaner dishes: Add a few drops of dōTERRA lemon oil to the dishwasher before washing for a spot-free rinse.
  34. Physician kit: Makeover your medicine cabinet and create a family physician kit with essential oils of dōTERRA lavender, dōTERRA lemon, dōTERRA peppermint, dōTERRA tea tree, dōTERRA oregano and dōTERRA frankincense.
  35. Improve sleep: dōTERRA Lavender oil can alleviate insomnia. Sprinkle a few drops on your pillow to help you fall asleep.
  36. Body butter lotion: Mix coconut oil, shea butter, magnesium oil and essential oils for moisturizing body lotion.
  37. Homemade lip balm: Combine coconut oil, beeswax and dōTERRA lavender oil for an amazing healing balm for chapped lips.
  38. Relieve tension: Help to relieve anxiety by using a single drop of dōTERRA lavender oil on your hands, rub together, and cup your hands to your nose and let the smell flood your senses.
  39. Massage therapy: Use a few drops of dōTERRA cedarwood or dōTERRA lavender oil, mixed with an unscented lotion during a relaxation massage.
  40. Immediate relaxation: Apply 2–4 drops of dōTERRA chamomile, dōTERRA lavender and dōTERRA peppermint essential oil to your temples for a cooling effect and immediate relaxation.
  41. Detox bath: Mix dōTERRA lavender oil, Epsom salts and sea salt to a warm bath to cleanse and rejuvenate the body.
  42. Sauna therapy: Add two drops of your favorite essential oil into two cups of water in a sauna.
  43. Calm upset child: Help soothe and calm children by adding dōTERRA lavender or dōTERRA chamomile to their stuffed animals.
  44. Foot bath: Add a few drops of dōTERRA lemon or dōTERRA eucalyptus oil to a large bowl of warm water to help soothe the feet.
  45. Improve depression: To boost mood and relieve depression, add dōTERRA rose oil to baths, inhalations and diffusers to improve mood.
  46. Yoga and Pilates: To relax during yoga or meditation, inhale dōTERRA lavender or dōTERRA sandalwood before class. Also, mix dōTERRA clove and dōTERRA citrus essential oil to clean yoga mats.
  47. Mint chocolate cocoa: Add 2–3 drops of dōTERRA peppermint oil to hot cocoa for instant minty chocolate!
  48. Reduce cellulite: Mix 5 drops of dōTERRA grapefruit essential oil with 2 teaspoons of coconut oil and massage into dimpled areas.
  49. Natural perfume: Use 1–2 drops of dōTERRA jasmine essential oil on your wrist as a fresh natural fragrance. dōTERRA Lavender will also agree with most women, while dōTERRA cypress and dōTERRA clove work well for men’s cologne.
  50. Acne face wash: To get rid of acne, make a homemade face wash by mixing dōTERRA tea tree oil (melaleuca) with raw honey and rub on your face. Then rinse off with water.
  51. Freshen breath: Use a drop of dōTERRA peppermint essential oil for a natural way to freshen breath.
  52. Homemade shampoo: To make homemade shampoo, mix dōTERRA lavender oil, dōTERRA rosemary oil, aloe vera gel and coconut milk. Use as you would regular shampoo. It lasts 2-4 weeks.
  53. Homemade deodorant: Combine coconut oil, beeswax and your favorite essential oils like dōTERRA cedarwood and dōTERRA clove oil for men and dōTERRA lavender and dōTERRA tea tree oil for women.
  54. Sugar scrub: Mix a few drops of a dōTERRA essential oil with coconut oil and rock salt or sugar to make your own salt or sugar scrub.
  55. Homemade toothpaste: Combine sea salt, baking soda, coconut oil and xylitol with dōTERRA peppermint essential oil to make homemade remineralizing toothpaste. Then brush.
  56. Body spray: Add 5–10 drops of your favorite scent to four ounces of water and use as a fragrant body spray.
  57. Itchy scalp: Add dōTERRA lavender, dōTERRA cedarwood or dōTERRA basil essential oil to shampoo to reduce itching.
  58. Thicken hair: Add dōTERRA rosemary to shampoo to naturally thicken hair and increase volume.
  59. Strengthen nails: Mix 10 drops of dōTERRA frankincense, dōTERRA myrrh and dōTERRA lemon essential oils into 2 tablespoons of vitamin E oil, then rub on cuticles.
  60. Reduce wrinkles: Mix 3–5 drops of dōTERRA sandalwood, dōTERRA geranium, dōTERRA lavender and dōTERRA frankincense essential oils with an unscented lotion and apply to face. Avoid applying to eyes.
  61. Teeth whitener: Combine dōTERRA lemon essential oil, coconut oil and fresh strawberries, then rub on your teeth. Rinse after two minutes.
  62. Treat dandruff: Mix five drops of dōTERRA rosemary and dōTERRA lavender essential oils with three tablespoons of unscented oil. Massage into your scalp and leave on for 10 minutes. Shampoo mixture out.
  63. Reduce stretch marks: Mix 5 drops of dōTERRA frankincense, dōTERRA myrrh and dōTERRA grapefruit essential oils with coconut oil and apply to stretch marks.
  64. Facial scrub: Mix one-fourth cup yogurt, one-fourth cup cornmeal, and five drops of dōTERRA patchouli, dōTERRA grapefruit and dōTERRA lavender oil. Apply to face and wash off.
  65. Natural skin toner: Mix eight ounces of water with two drops of dōTERRA lavender, dōTERRA geranium and dōTERRA frankincense.
  66. Deep hair conditioner: Mix 15 drops of dōTERRA rose with 5 drops of dōTERRA sandalwood and dōTERRA lavender into unscented oil. Place mixture in a small plastic bag and dunk into warm water to heat up. Apply to hair and wrap for 20 minutes. Shampoo as usual.
  67. Reduce age spots: Put on dōTERRA frankincense essential oil three times daily directly on skin to improve sun spots and age spots.
  68. For oily hair: Mix 10 drops of dōTERRA ylang ylang, dōTERRA lime and dōTERRA rosemary oil with two ounces of unscented oil. Massage it scalp 2-3 times per week. Wash out as usual.
  69. Heal dry cracked feet: Add 3 drops of dōTERRA lavender oil to 2 tablespoons of coconut oil. Apply to the feet at night and put on some socks.
  70. Relieve nausea: Breathe in dōTERRA peppermint oil through your nose to alleviate nausea, and also apply to your neck and upper chest. dōTERRA Ginger and dōTERRA lavender may also help.
  71. Migraine headache relief: Try combining a few drops of dōTERRA lavender oil and dōTERRA peppermint oil and apply to temples to help with headaches and migraines.
  72. Reduce cough or sinusitis: dōTERRA Eucalyptus oil is known for its powerful ability to fight coughs and open airways. Add a few drops into steaming hot water or diffuser. Inhale to help clear nasal passage.
  73. Repair broken bones: To support healing of broken bones, apply dōTERRA helichrysum, dōTERRA fir and dōTERRA cypress essential oils.
  74. Heal burns: Mix dōTERRA lavender oil with aloe vera to treat burns.
  75. Soothe bug bites: Use dōTERRA lavender oil for bug bites and stings.
  76. Improve digestion; Take dōTERRA ginger oil, dōTERRA peppermint oil and dōTERRA fennel essential oil to support digestion and healing leaky gut.
  77. Bronchitis and asthma remedy: Make a homemade vapor rub by combining dōTERRA eucalyptus, dōTERRA peppermint and coconut oil. Rub on your chest and neck.
  78. Treat bruises; Use essential oils as a hot compress to treat bruises or other wounds. Add five drops of dōTERRA lavender and 5 drops of dōTERRA Frankincense to 4 ounces of hot water and soak. Apply to affected area.
  79. Improve concentration: Inhale dōTERRA bergamot, dōTERRA grapefruit or dōTERRA peppermint oil to increase concentration during the day.
  80. Sore feet soak: Add 10 drops of dōTERRA peppermint oil with a tablespoon of Epsom salt and add to a warm-water foot bath.
  81. Reduce teeth grinding: Massage 1–3 drops of dōTERRA lavender on the bottom of the feet and behind ears before bed.
  82. Relieve PMS: Mix 2 drops of dōTERRA clary sage, dōTERRA basil and dōTERRA rosemary, then apply to a warm, moist hand towel and apply to abdomen.
  83. Eczema and psoriasis cream: To treat eczema, psoriasis or red dry skin, apply a mixture of dōTERRA lavender essential oil with shea butter.
  84. Improve circulation: Add 8–10 drops of dōTERRA grapefruit essential oil to warm bath water.
  85. Relieve hangover symptoms: Add six drops each of dōTERRA juniper berry, dōTERRA cedarwood, dōTERRA grapefruit, dōTERRA lavender, dōTERRA rosemary and dōTERRA lemon oil into a warm bath.
  86. Curb food cravings: Inhale dōTERRA peppermint and dōTERRA cinnamon oil to reduce your appetite and balance blood sugar.
  87. Energize your workout: Inhale dōTERRA peppermint oil before a workout to reduce fatigue.
  88. Reduce fever: Add 1–3 drops of dōTERRA eucalyptus, dōTERRA peppermint and dōTERRA lavender to a cool cloth and sponge the body.
  89. Relieve motion sickness: Use dōTERRA peppermint, dōTERRA lavender and dōTERRA ginger oil to reduce motion sickness.
  90. Arthritis relief: Mix two drops of dōTERRA wintergreen, dōTERRA cypress and dōTERRA lemongrass into an unscented lotion. Massage into affected areas.
  91. Treat ringworm: Combine three drops of dōTERRA tea tree oil with coconut oil and massage over the affected area twice a day.
  92. Head lice treatment: Mix 3 drops of dōTERRA thyme, dōTERRA lavender and dōTERRA eucalyptus oil with unscented oil and apply to scalp. Cover head with a shower cap and leave on for 30 minutes. Shampoo out.
  93. Heal blistered skin: Mix 2 drops of dōTERRA tea tree oil with 2 drops of unscented oil and apply to the blistered area up to five times per day.
  94. Soothe a sunburn: Combine dōTERRA lavender or dōTERRA chamomile oil with one tablespoon of coconut oil and apply to the skin with a cotton ball to reduce swelling and pain.
  95. Treat poison oak or poison ivy: Mix three drops of dōTERRA peppermint oil with unscented oil and apply to affected area.
  96. Lose weight: Combine dōTERRA grapefruit, dōTERRA ginger and dōTERRA cinnamon oil and take as a supplement three times daily to support metabolism.
  97. Boost immune system: Mix one drop of dōTERRA oregano oil with four drops of carrier oil and rub on the bottom of your feet before flying on a plane.
  98. Achy muscle rub: Mix dōTERRA eucalyptus, dōTERRA wintergreen and dōTERRA cypress with an unscented lotion or coconut oil and apply to muscles.
  99. Reduce morning sickness caused by pregnancy: Add a few drops of dōTERRA wild orange, dōTERRA lemon or dōTERRA ginger oil to a handkerchief and inhale.
  100. Improve allergies: Rub dōTERRA frankincense and dōTERRA lavender on your palms and inhale deeply to relieve itchy eyes and throat.
  101. Kick a cold fast: Take three drops of oil of dōTERRA oregano and dōTERRA frankincense three daily for one week.
  102. Reduce back and neck pain: Combine dōTERRA peppermint, dōTERRA cypress and dōTERRA ginger oils with cayenne pepper and coconut oil for a homemade pain relieving muscle rub

1647total visits,3visits today

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.