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ATTENTION:
 *Blends and other products are by doTERRA. Suggestions for use are based on doTERRA’s oils because they’re completely clean and more than usually strong. In fact, they’re pure enough to drink. Learn more. Follow all label instructions for safety, dilution and internal usage. Information contained in this chart is for information and entertainment purposes only. It should not be used to replace professional medical advice or prescriptions from your physician or other health care professionals. See disclaimer.


Acne & Oily Skin
Bergamot, cypress, geranium, grapefruit, jasmine, juniper, lemon, lemongrass, orange, patchouli, peppermint, petitgrain, sandalwood, tea tree, ylang ylang. Blends: Clear Skin*

ADD/ADHD
Frankincense, lavender, marjoram, orange, patchouli, Roman chamomile, sandalwood, vetiver, ylang ylang. Blends: In Tune, Serenity*  Use in a diffuser. Dilute 1 to 3 drops in a teaspoon of carrier oil; apply to bottom of feet and spine.

Addictions
Withdrawal: grapefruit, lavender, orange. Alcohol: helichrysum, lavender, orange, rosemary. Drugs: basil, eucalyptus, lavender, marjoram. Smoking: clove or peppermint on tongue (if using doTERRA). Work: basil, geranium, lavender, marjoram

Allergies
Lavender, lemon, peppermint, tea tree .
Dilute 5 drops each lavender, lemon & peppermint in 2oz grapeseed oil and rub into the bottoms of the feet 3 times a day. Take 3 drops of each in a capsule 3 times a day.*

Alzheimer’s
Frankincense, lavender, patchouli, rosemary, sandalwood, vetiver, ylang ylang.
Diffuse. Dilute 3 drops in a teaspoon of carrier oil or unscented lotion and apply to brain stem area at back of neck.

Antibacterial
Cinnamon, clove, eucalyptus, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, helichrysum, juniper, lavender, lemon, lemongrass, marjoram, orange, peppermint, pine, rosemary, spruce, tea tree, thyme. Blends: On Guard, Purify*
Eucalyptus Bath Salts, Disinfectant Cleaning Recipes, Aromatherapy Diffuser Recipes

Anxiety & Frazzled Nerves
Bergamot, cedarwood, chamomile, clary sage, cypress, frankincense, geranium, grapefruit, helichrysum, jasmine, lavender, lemon, lemongrass, marjoram, orange, palmarosa, petitgrain, rose, sandalwood, vanilla, vetiver, ylang ylang. Blends: Serenity, Citrus Bliss, Whisper*
Tension Tamer Bath Salts, Lavender Massage Oil, Aromatherapy for Stress

Arthritis
Camphor, frankincense, German & Roman chamomile, marjoram, peppermint, rosemary, wintergreen.
Blends: Deep Blue*
Add 1 to 3 drops of essential oil to 1 teaspoon of carrier oil or unscented lotion. Massage into affected areas as required. Pain Remedies, Therapeutic Massage Oil

Asthma
Angelica, cedarwood, clary sage, eucalyptus, frankincense, geranium, ginger, lavender, lemon, marjoram, peppermint, ravensara, rose. Blends: Breathe*
Eucalyptus Bath Oil, Lavender Bath Oil, Eucalyptus Bath Salts

Athletes Foot
Cedarwood, eucalyptus, frankincense, helichrysum, lavender, lemongrass, oregano, tea tree
Apply to feet 2 to 3 times a day.

Back Pain
Cypress, eucalyptus, geranium, lavender, marjoram, Roman chamomile, oregano, peppermint, rosemary, sandalwood, thyme. Blends: Deep Blue, Balance*
Blend 5 drops each lavender, peppermint & rosemary in 1/2 cup carrier oil and massage into affected area. Also see Muscle Pain Remedies, Therapeutic Massage Oil.

Bed Wetting
Cypress
Dilute 1 to 3 drops in a teaspoon of carrier oil and rub on abdomen at bedtime. (For a nicer smell and to improve sleep, add 2 drops lavender and 1 drop orange. Increase carrier oil to 2 teaspoons.)

Bladder Infection
Basil, bergamot, cinnamon, clove, eucalyptus, fennel, frankincense, lavender, lemongrass, marjoram, oregano, sandalwood, thyme
Dilute 3 to 5 drops of essential oil in a teaspoon of carrier oil. Massage into belly and bottom of feet. Add 1-2 drops to warm bath water; bathe for 15 to 20 minutes.

Bloating
Caraway, coriander, fennel, ginger, peppermint. Blends: DigestZen*
Dilute 3 to 5 drops essential oil in a teaspoon of carrier oil. Apply to bottom of feet or to the stomach. See “Nausea” in Aromatherapy for Pregnancy. Rub Peppermint Lotion on your stomach.

Blood Pressure
High: Lavender, lemon marjoram, ylang ylang (avoid rosemary & thyme; use peppermint with caution).
Low: Rosemary
Diffuse. Dilute 3 drops in a teaspoon of carrier oil and apply to reflex points on feet and hands.

Boils
Lavender, lemon, lemongrass, tea tree. Blends: Purify*
Dilute 3 to 5 drops in a teaspoon of carrier oil and apply to affected area.

Bronchitis
Basil, cypress, eucalyptus, marjoram, peppermint, rosemary, thyme, white fir. Blends: Breathe, On Guard*
Diffuse. Dilute 3 drops in 2 teaspoons of carrier oil and apply to back, chest, sinuses (keep away from eyes) neck or reflex points on feet. See Chest Rub recipe in Aromatherapy for Colds

Bruises
Fennel, geranium, helichrysum
Add 1 to 3 drops of essential oil to 1 teaspoon of carrier oil or unscented lotion. Rub gently into affected area every few hours until the worst of the bruise has faded.

Bug Bites & Stings
Basil, chamomile, eucalyptus, geranium, juniper, lavender, lemon, marjoram, peppermint, tea tree
Add 10 drops essential oil to 1/2 cup of water in a spray bottle; spritz on bite or sting. Lavender Salve, Oatmeal Bath

Burns & Sunburns
Lavender
Apply to burn using a cotton ball. Add 10 drops to a cool bath. Add 10 drops to 1/2 cup of water in a mister bottle; spray on burn. Use Lavender Salve or Lavender Lotion and Homemade Sunscreen.

Cancer
Frankincense, lavender, sandalwood
See published studies on the effect of essential oils on cancer. Contact me for a cancer protocol.

Carpal Tunnel
Basil, cypress, frankincense, lemongrass, marjoram, oregano
Add 1 to 3 drops to 1 teaspoon of carrier oil or unscented lotion. Massage into affected areas.

Cellulite
Basil, bergamot, cedarwood, cinnamon, cypress, grapefruit, juniper, lavender, lemon, orange, pine,rosemary, thyme
Citrus Salt Scrub

Chicken Pox
Lavender, Roman chamomile, tea tree
Mix 10 drops each lavender and Roman chamomile to 4oz calamine lotion. Apply to spots twice a day. Add 2 drops lavender to 1 cup baking soda; dissolve in warm bathwater; bathe.

Cholesterol
Clary sage, helichrysum, lemongrass
Diffuse. Dilute 1 to 3 drops in 1 teaspoon of carrier oil and apply to the liver area and feet.

Chronic Fatigue
Basil, lavender, lemongrass, peppermint, rosemary. Blends: On Guard*. Other: Lifelong Vitality
Diffuse. Dilute 1 to 3 drops in 1 teaspoon of carrier oil and apply to sore muscles or joints. Add 1 to 2 drops to a warm bath.

Cold Sores
Melissa, tea tree
Apply directly to cold sore at the first sign of tingling or breakout. Reapply every hour for the first day, then 2 to 3 times a day for 3 more days.

Colds & Flu
Prevention: Eucalyptus, geranium, lavender, marjoram, oregano, palmarosa, peppermint, petitgrain, ravensara, rose, rosemary, sage, spearmint, tea tree, thyme. Blends: On Guard*
Antiviral Essential Oil Facts, Disinfectant Cleaning Recipes, Aromatherapy Diffuser Recipes
Aching Muscles & Joints: Basil, cedarwood, chamomile, cinnamon, clary sage, cypress, eucalyptus, frankincense, geranium, ginger, jasmine, juniper, lavender, lemongrass, marjoram, palmarosa, pepper, peppermint, rose, rosemary, thyme, vetiver, ylang ylang. Blends: Deep Blue*
Aromatherapy for Pain
Coughs & Chest Congestion: Cedarwood, eucalyptus, frankincense, geranium, helichrysum, hyssop, jasmine, lavender, marjoram, oregano, palmarosa, peppermint, petitgrain, pine, ravensara, rose, rosemary, sage, spearmint, spruce, tea tree, thyme. Blends: Breathe*
Aromatherapy for Colds

Concentration, Alertness & Memory
Bergamot, cinnamon, eucalyptus, frankincense, ginger, grapefruit, helichrysum, juniper, lemon, lemongrass, pepper, peppermint, petitgrain, pine, rosemary, spruce, thyme. Blends: In Tune*
Eucalyptus Bath Oil, Energizing Bath Salts, Peppermint Lotion, Aromatherapy Diffuser Recipes

Dandruff
Cypress, lavender, rosemary, tea tree
Dandruff Remedies

Depression
Bergamot, chamomile, cinnamon, clary sage, cypress, frankincense, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, helichrysum, jasmine, juniper, lavender, lemon, lemongrass, orange, palmarosa, patchouli, peppermint, petitgrain, pine, rose, sandalwood, spruce, vanilla, vetiver, ylang ylang. Blends: Balance, Citrus Bliss, Elevation, Serenity
Aromatherapy for DepressioN

Detoxification
Basil, bergamot, cedarwood, cinnamon, cypress, geranium, grapefruit, juniper, lavender, lemon, orange, pine, rosemary, thyme
Citrus Bath Salts, Citrus-Mint Body Scrub

Diabetic Sores
Lavender
Apply a few drops to back, feet and over pancreas.

Diaper Rash
Lavender
Dilute 1 drop in 2 tablespoons carrier oil. Apply to rash several times a day.

Diarrhea
Ginger, peppermint. Blends: DigestZen*
Take a few drops in a capsule or dilute a few drops in a teaspoon of carrier oil and rub into stomach hourly or as needed.

Dry Skin
Chamomile, frankincense, geranium, helichrysum, palmarosa, patchouli, peppermint, rose, sandalwood, ylang ylang
Lotion Recipes, Body Butter Recipes

Ear Infection
Lavender, tea tree. Blends: Purify*
Apply a drop of lavender or tea tree to the surface of the ear several times a day.

Eczema
Helichrysum, geranium, lavender, patchouli, tea tree. Blends: Clear Skin*
Body Butter Recipes, Lotion Recipes, Facial Cleanser, Facial Mask, Oatmeal Bath

Energy / Fatigue
Boost energy: Basil, lemon, lemongrass, peppermint, rosemary, thyme.
Blends: Elevation*
Get rest: Frankincense, lavender, Roman chamomile, vetiver, ylang ylang. Blends: Serenity*
Eucalyptus Bath & Body Oil, Citrus Mint Scrub, Peppermint Lotion, Sweet Dreams Bath & Body Oil

Fear
Lavender, orange, sandalwood, ylang ylang. Blends: Balance*
Diffuse. Dilute 1 to 2 drops in a teaspoon of carrier oil. Massage into temples, back of the neck and bottom of the feet. Aromatherapy for Depression (includes fear)

Fever
Eucalyptus, lavender, peppermint
Dilute 1 drop peppermint in 1/2 teaspoon of carrier oil and rub into the bottom of the feet.

Fibroids
Frankincense, helichrysum, lavender, oregano. Blends: Solace*
Take a few drops internally in a capsule. Dilute 1 to 2 drops in a teaspoon of carrier oil and massage into lower abdomen.

Fibromyalgia
Helichrysum, lavender, rosemary, thyme. Blends: Deep Blue* Other: Lifelong Vitality Complex*
Dilute 1 to 2 drops in a tablespoon of carrier oil and massage into affected area. Apply as a warm compress.

Flu
See Colds and Flu

Food Poisoning
Rosemary. Blends: DigestZen, On Guard*
Add 4 to 6 drops to 8oz of water. Swish around in the mouth, then swallow. Or take 1 to 2 drops in a capsule.

Gallbladder
Infection: Geranium, helichrysum, lemon, rosemary. Stones: Geranium, grapefruit, lemon,rosemary
Take a few drops in a capsule several times a day. Dilute 1 to 2 drops in a teaspoon of carrier oil and massage into stomach.

Gastritis
Lemongrass, peppermint. Blends: DigestZen*
Take a few drops in a capsule. Dilute 1 to 2 drops in a teaspoon of carrier oil and massage into stomach.

Gingivitis
Clove, peppermint, tea tree
Gargle with 1 to 3 drops mixed with water several times a day.

Gout
Frankincense, geranium, lavender, lemon
Take a few drops in a capsule. Dilute 1 to 2 drops in a tablespoon of carrier oil and rub into affected joints several times a day.

Hair Loss
Lavender, rosemary, thyme, ylang ylang
Dilute 5 drops of essential oil in 20 drops of carrier oil and massage into scalp nightly.

Hangover
Grapefruit, juniper, lavender, lemon
Add a few drops to a warm bath or dilute 1 to 2 drops in a teaspoon of carrier oil and massage over liver area.

Headache
Basil, eucalyptus, frankincense, lavender, marjoram, peppermint, rosemary. Blends: Deep Blue, Past Tense*
Dilute 1 to 2 drops each frankincense, lavender & peppermint in a teaspoon of carrier oil and apply to back of the neck, temples and forehead. Avoid eye area. Headache Remedies

Heartburn
Ginger, peppermint. Blends: DigestZen*
Take a few drops in a capsule or dilute 1 to 2 drops in a teaspoon of carrier oil and rub into chest.

Heatstroke
Lavender, peppermint
Dilute 1 to 2 drops in a teaspoon of carrier oil and apply to forehead, back of neck, chest and back. Repeat as needed.

Hemorrhoids
Cypress, geranium, helichrysum
Dilute 1 to 2 drops in a teaspoon of carrier oil and apply to affected area daily.

Hot Flashes
Clary Sage, peppermint. Blends: Balance, Solace*. Other: Women’s Phytoestrogen Complex
Add 20 to 30 drops peppermint to 1 cup pure distilled water in a spray bottle. Spritz over face and neck as required.

Impetigo
Geranium, lavender. Blends: Clear Skin*
Boil 1/2 cup of water. Cool and add 5 to 10 drops of essential oil. Wash sores with this water, then cover with a warm cloth for up to an hour. Do this 2 to 3 times a day until sores clear up.

Infection
See Antibacterial

Insomnia
Lavender, marjoram, orange, Roman chamomile, vetiver, ylang ylang. Blends: Serenity, Citrus Bliss*
Blend 6 drops each lavender and orange in a tablespoon of carrier oil. Massage into feet, stomach and back of neck.
Sweet Dreams Bath Oil, Stress Less Massage Oil

Itching
Lavender, peppermint, Roman chamomile
Apply 1 drop to skin as needed. Dilute for children or sensitive skin.

Jet Lag
Bergamot, lavender, peppermint, rosemary
Apply calming oils like bergamot and lavender at night; use energizing oils like peppermint and rosemary in the morning.

Kidneys
Infection: Rosemary. Stones: Eucalyptus, lemon. Blends: Zendocrine*
Use a few drops in a warm compress applied over kidneys 2 or 3 times a day.

Laryngitis
Frankincense, sandalwood, thyme
Diffuse.

Lupus
Tea tree. Blends: Balance, Elevation, On Guard *
Use in a body massage twice weekly. Take a few drops of On Guard in a capsule daily.

Measles
Eucalyptus (for older children only), lavender, tea tree
Dilute 1 to 2 drops in 2 tablespoons carrier oil and dab onto spots several times a day. Add a few drops to a bath and soak for at least half an hour daily.

Menopause
Clary sage, frankincense, Roman chamomile. Blends: Solace* Other: Women’s Phytoestrogen*
Dilute 1 to 2 drops in 2 teaspoons carrier oil and rub into stomach, feet and back of the neck daily.

Migraine
Basil, peppermint, ylang ylang. Blends: Past Tense, Deep Blue*
Dilute 1 to 2 drops in 2 teaspoons carrier oil and rub into temples, back of neck and behind the ears.

Mold
Cinnamon, oregano. Blends: Purify*
Diffuse into the air where mold is present several times during the day until no longer needed. For mold on surfaces, put a drop of essential oil on a cloth or scrubber and scrub into the moldy surface. Do a spot test first.

MRSA
Oregano, tea tree. Blends: On Guard*
Diffuse into the air several times during the day until symptoms disappear. Take a few drops of oregano and On Guard in a capsule once or twice a day. Dilute 1 to 2 drops in 2 teaspoons carrier oil and rub into bottom of the feet.

Mumps
Lavender, lemon, tea tree
Dilute 1 to 2 drops in 2 tablespoons carrier oil and apply behind the ears several times a day. Use in a warm compress around the throat and jaw.

Muscle Spasms & Stiffness
Basil, marjoram, Roman chamomile. Blends: Deep Blue*
Dilute 1 to 2 drops in 2 teaspoons carrier oil and massage into affected area 1 or 2 times a day. Pain Remedies, Therapeutic Massage Oil

Muscle Sprains & Strains
Ginger, lemongrass. Blends: Deep Blue* (for pain & inflammation)
Dilute 1 to 2 drops in 2 teaspoons carrier oil and massage into affected area 1 or 2 times a day

Nausea
Ginger, peppermint. Blends: Digest Zen*
Diffuse. Dilute 1 to 2 drops in 1 teaspoon of carrier oil and apply behind ears and on stomach.

Night Sweats
Clary sage. Blends: Solace*. Other: Women’s Phytoestrogen Complex* (for fixing hormonal balance)
Dilute 1 to 2 drops in 1 teaspoon of carrier oil and apply to lower belly and back of neck before bed.

Nose Bleeds
Geranium, helichrysum, lemon
Apply a drop or 2 to the bridge and sides of the nose. Dilute if your brand recommends it. Avoid lemon before sun exposure.

Oily Hair
Basil, cypress, lemon, rosemary, thyme
Add 15 to 30 drops of essential oil per 250ml of shampoo and conditioner. Natural Hair Remedies

Osteoarthritis
Lemongrass, marjoram. Blends: Deep Blue* (for pain & inflammation)
Dilute 1 to 2 drops in 1 teaspoon of carrier oil and rub gently in affected areas.

Ovarian Cysts
Basil, frankincense, tea tree. Blends: Solace*. Other: Women’s Phytoestrogen Complex, Lifelong Vitality Complex* (for fixing hormonal imbalances)
Dilute 1 to 2 drops in 1 teaspoon of carrier oil and massage into belly. Or apply as a warm compress.

Pain & Inflammation
Eucalyptus, frankincense, oregano, tea tree. Blends: Deep Blue*. Other: Lifelong Vitality Complex*
See Pain Remedies, Therapeutic Massage Oil

Parasites
Oregano, peppermint. Blends: DigestZen*
Take a few drops in a capsule or apply in a compress over the stomach 2 to 3 times a day.

PMS
Cramps: Clary sage, peppermint, rosemary. Blends: Solace* Mood Swings & Irritability: Clary sage, Lavender, Lemon. Blends: Balance, Serenity, Solace*. Other: Women’s Phytoestrogen Complex*
Dilute 1 to 2 drops in 1 teaspoon of carrier oil and massage into belly. Or apply as a warm compress.

Pneumonia
Cinnamon, eucalyptus, oregano, thyme. Blends: Breathe, On Guard*
Diffuse. Place 4 drops in 2 cups of hot water and inhale the steam. Dilute 1 to 2 drops in 2 tablespoons of carrier oil and apply to chest and back.

Poison Ivy / Oak
Lavender, Roman chamomile, rose
Apply a drop to affected area twice daily or as needed.

Postpartum Depression
Bergamot, clary sage, geranium, grapefruit, lavender, lemon, orange, ylang ylang. Blends: Citrus Bliss, Elevation, Solace, Whisper*
Diffuse. See Aromatherapy for Depression; Essential Oils for Pregnancy

Pregnancy
This is a tricky subject, since there’s a wide range of opinions on what oils are safe to use during pregnancy. You need to decide what’s suitable for you. Here’s some information to help you decide: Essential Oils and Pregnancy.

Prostate
Hyperplasia: Fennel. Prostatitis: Cypress, thyme
Dilute 1 drop in 2 tablespoons carrier oil. Apply to buttocks, scrotum, lower back, ankles and feet.

Psoriasis
Helichrysum, lavender, Roman chamomile, tea tree
Mix 2 drops each lavender and chamomile in 1 teaspoon of carrier oil or lotion and apply to affected area. Body Butter, Homemade Lotion, Oatmeal Bath, Facial Mask

Radiation Damage
Peppermint, sandalwood, tea tree
Dilute 1 drop in 2 tablespoons carrier oil. Apply to affected areas twice daily.

Rashes
Lavender, Roman chamomile, tea tree
Dilute 1 to 2 drops in a teaspoon of carrier oil. Apply to affected area. Lavender Salve, Oatmeal Bath

Restless Leg Syndrome
Cypress, marjoram. Other: Lifelong Vitality Complex*
Dilute 1 to 2 drops in 1 teaspoon of carrier oil and massage into legs before bed.

Ringworm
Oregano, tea tree
Dilute 1 to 2 drops in 1 teaspoon of carrier oil and apply to affected areas 2 or 3 times a day.

Scarring
Frankincense, helichrysum, lavender
Apply a drop or 2 over wound daily until healed. Follow your brand’s dilution recommendations.

Sciatica
Helichrysum, peppermint, Roman chamomile, thyme. Blends: Deep Blue* (for pain & inflammation)
Dilute 1 to 2 drops in 1 teaspoon of carrier oil and apply to affected areas 2 or 3 times a day.

Sexual Health
Women: Clary sage, geranium, jasmine, rose, ylang ylang. Blends: Whisper* Men: Cinnamon, clary sage, clove, ginger, sandalwood
Diffuse. Sensual Massage Oil, Body Butter Massage Cream, Massage Candles

Shingles
Melissa, sandalwood, tea tree
Dilute 1 to 2 drops in 1 teaspoon of carrier oil and apply to affected area, back of the neck and along the spine daily or as needed.

Shock
Peppermint, Roman chamomile, tea tree. Blends: Elevation*
Diffuse. Dilute 1 to 2 drops in 1 teaspoon of carrier oil and apply to temples, under the nose and on the back of the neck.

Sinuses
Eucalyptus, peppermint, rosemary, tea tree. Blends: Breathe*
Diffuse. Put a drop of peppermint on your tongue and press your tongue to the roof of your mouth while inhaling through your nose. See Colds & Flu.

Sore Throat
Lemon, tea tree. Blends: On Guard*
Gargle a few drops mixed with water then swallow. Do not ingest tea tree oil. Dilute 1 drop in a teaspoon of carrier oil and rub into throat, chest and back of the neck.

Strep Throat
Ginger, oregano, tea tree, thyme. Blends: On Guard*
Diffuse. Gargle a few drops mixed with water then swallow. Do not ingest tea tree oil. Dilute 1 drop in a teaspoon of carrier oil and rub into throat, chest and back of the neck.

Stress
Bergamot, geranium, grapefruit, lavender, lemon, marjoram, Roman chamomile, ylang ylang. Blends: Balance, Citrus Bliss, Elevation, InTune, Serenity*
See Aromatherapy for Stress

Stretch Marks
Helichrysum, lavender, myrrh
Add 5 to 10 drops essential oil to 1 tablespoon of carrier oil and massage into stretch marks morning and night. See Stretch Mark Rub recipe in Essential Oils for Pregnancy

Stroke
Cypress, helichrysum, peppermint
Diffuse. Dilute 1 to 2 drops in a teaspoon of carrier oil and apply to temples (avoid eye area), forehead, behind the ears and on the back of the neck.
For paralysis, mix 1 drop each basil, lavender and rosemary in 1 teaspoon of carrier oil or lotion and apply to spinal column and paralyzed area.

Sunburn
Helichrysum, lavender
Apply a drop or two directly to sunburn as needed, up to once an hour until pain subsides. Make Lavender Salve, Lavender Lotion and Homemade Sunscreen

Teeth Grinding
Lavender, Roman chamomile, vetiver. Blends: Serenity*
Diffuse. Dilute 1 to 2 drops in a teaspoon of carrier oil and apply to throat, behind the ears and the back of the neck at bedtime.

Tendinitis
Basil, lemongrass, marjoram
Dilute 1 to 2 drops in a teaspoon of carrier oil and massage into affected area 4 to 5 times a day.

Tennis Elbow
Eucalyptus, helichrysum, peppermint. Blends: Deep Blue* (for pain & inflammation)
Add 5 to 10 drops essential oil to 1 tablespoon of carrier oil and massage on location as required.

Thyroid
Overactive: Lemongrass, myrrh. Underactive: Clove, lemongrass, peppermint
Mix 1 drop each lemongrass and myrrh in 1 teaspoon of carrier oil and apply on base of throat and reflex points on bottom of feet.

Tick Bites
SEE YOUR DOCTOR – tick bites can cause Lyme disease, which is not to be messed with.
Lavender. Prevention: TerraShield*
Do not use mineral oil or Vaseline to remove the tick because they can cause the tick to inject spirochetes into the wound. To remove the tick, get as close to the mouth as possible and tug firmly until it lets go. Don’t twist. Use a magnifying glass to make sure every last part of the tick is removed. Save the tick in a jar labeled with the date, location of bite and address where you were bitten for your doctor. Do not handle the tick. Wash your hands immediately. Keep an eye on the wound for a few days to see if a rash develops. If you have any symptoms, see your doctor.
After the tick is removed, apply undiluted lavender to the wound every 5 minutes for an hour.

Tinnitus
Geranium, helichrysum, peppermint
Apply 1 drop essential oil to a small cotton ball and place over the opening of the ear. Do not press down into ear. Never put oils directly into the ear canal. Dilute 1 to 2 drops in a teaspoon of carrier oil and rub into the surface of the ear and behind the ear.

Tonsillitis
Ginger, lavender, lemon, oregano, tea tree. Blends: On Guard*
Gargle a few drops mixed with water then swallow. Take a few drops in a capsule. Do not ingest tea tree oil. Dilute 1 drop in a teaspoon of carrier oil and rub into throat, chest and back of the neck.

Toothache
Clove, tea tree. Blends: On Guard*
Mix 1 to 2 drops in 1/2 cup water and use as a mouth rinse. Dilute 1 to 2 drops in a teaspoon of carrier oil and rub into skin along jawbone. Apply oils in a warm compress on face. Mix 1 drop of clove oil with 1/2 teaspoon of carrier and apply with a cotton swab to the sore tooth.

Ulcers
Duodenal: Frankincense, lemon, myrrh, oregano. Gastric: Frankincense, geranium, peppermint. Peptic: Cinnamon
Take a few drops in a capsule once or twice a day. Add 1 drop of cinnamon, lemon or peppermint to a quart of water and sip throughout the day.

Urinary Tract Infection
Lemongrass, oregano. Blends: On Guard, Purify*
Apply as a hot compress over stomach and pubic area.

Varicose Veins
Cypress, geranium, helichrysum, lemon, lemongrass, peppermint
Add 3 to 5 drops to 1 tablespoon carrier oil and massage up the legs towards the heart. Apply consistently over time to get results.

Vertigo
Basil, geranium, ginger, helichrysum, lavender
Dilute 1 to 2 drops in a teaspoon of carrier oil and rub into the tops of the ears and the bones behind the ears as often as needed.

Vomiting
Ginger, peppermint. Blends: DigestZen*
Diffuse. Dilute 1 to 2 drops in 1 teaspoon of carrier oil and apply behind ears and on stomach.

Warts
Clove, oregano, tea tree. Blends: On Guard*
For feet, layer 1 drop of clove followed by a drop of oregano, followed by a drop of On Guard, then cover with a bandage. Do this at least twice a day until the wart disappears.

Weight Loss
Fennel, ginger, grapefruit, lemon, peppermint. Blends: Slim & Sassy*
Add 1 or 2 drops of essential oil to a quart of water and sip throughout the day. Make an aromatherapy weight loss inhaler.

Whiplash
Basil, clove, helichrysum, lemongrass, marjoram, peppermint, Roman chamomile. Blends: Deep Blue* (for pain & inflammation)
Add 3 to 5 drops to 1 tablespoon of carrier oil and massage into back of the neck, shoulders and upper back.

Worms
Lavender, rosemary. Blends: DigestZen*
Dilute 1 to 2 drops in 1 teaspoon of carrier oil and apply to stomach and bottom of feet 2 or 3 times a day.

Wounds
Basil, clove, helichrysum, lavender, lemongrass, tea tree. Blends: Purify*
Place 1 to 3 drops helichrysum on a fresh wound to help stop bleeding. When bleeding has stopped, apply 1 drop lavender to support healing and 1 drop tea tree to fight infection. Cover with a bandage. When changing the bandage, apply 1 drop basil and clove to speed healing and fight infection.
For children, add 1 drop each helichrysum and lavender to 1 tablespoon of carrier oil and apply a small amount to the wound.

Wrinkles
Frankincense, geranium, helichrysum, rose. Blends: Immortelle*
Add 1 drop of each oil to 2 teaspoons of unscented lotion and apply to skin.

Yeast Infection
Clove, oregano, tea tree. Blends: On Guard*
Dilute 1 drop in 1 teaspoon of carrier oil, soak tampon in mixture, insert and leave in all day or night. Add 1 to 2 drops to warm bathwater.