Arborvitae  (Thuja plicata)

Otherwise known as the “Tree of Life”, Tuia is famous for its generous dimensions and its many benefits. It has anti-rheumatic, expectorant, dermopurifying, dermoprotective, diuretic, antiseptic properties. Natural insect repellent and wood preservative.
BENEFITS: Protects against environmental and seasonal threats, Powerful cleansing and purifying agent, Natural insect repellent and wood preservative
USE: Add a few drops to a spray bottle with water and spray on surfaces or hands to protect against environmental threats. Apply to wrists and ankles while hiking. Diffuse to purify the air and to repel insects inside the home. Mix 4 drops of Arborvitae essential oil and 2 drops of Lemon essential oil for a natural wood preservative and polish. Use during meditation for a sense of peace and calm.

Basil  (Ocimum basilicum)

It performs a balancing action against bacterial, nervous and allow to refresh skin. Can be used to soothe small irritations and has anti-seize action. It is known to enhance mnemonic functionality and encourages mental lucidity: it helps concentrate during study and reading. Ideal for muscular, articular pain and to reduce tension and stress when applied to temples and neck. Effective in resolving digestive problems, it helps to reduce abdominal swelling, while antispasmodic properties play an important role in counteracting spasms and menstrual pain. It helps to breathe well: it can be applied locally in case of sinusitis, cough, to eliminate catarrh and otitis.
BENEFITS: Acts as a cooling agent for the skin, Promotes mental alertness and lessens anxious feelings when diffused, May help to ease monthly feminine discomfort.
Diffuse to promote a sense of focus while studying or reading. Massage with wintergreen and carrier oil on back of neck for a stress-relieving experience. Take a drop internally to provide soothing support during menstrual cycle. Add to your favorite Italian dishes for a refreshing taste.

Bergamot  (Citrus bergamia)

Used to reduce the feeling of stress, soothe the feelings of anxiety and sadness, and reduce the states of agitation, confusion, depression and fear. An effective remedy in case of insomnia, because it relaxes, conciliating sleep. It is widely used as a purifying and rejuvenating skin but at the same time soothing of the skin. It performs a powerful antibacterial and disinfectant action, in the event of abscesses and acne. In flushing, for gargle, it is recommended against halitosis.
BENEFITS: Calming and soothing aroma, Provides skin purifying benefits, Frequently used in massage therapy for its calming benefits.
Diffuse in the classroom, at work, or at home when stress levels or tension is high. Apply to the skin while showering and inhale deeply to experience its calming aroma while enjoying its purifying skin benefits. Change regular tea to Earl Grey with the addition of Bergamot. Apply to the feet before bedtime or use with doTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil for a calming and relaxing massage. Add one to two drops to your DIY skin care cleanser.

Black Pepper  (Piper nigrum)

This essential oil is rich in elements known for their antioxidant activity and their ability to protect us from seasonal threats. Black pepper helps promote healthy circulation, facilitates blood flow if applied with massage. Useful for rheumatism and joint pain due to its anti-inflammatory and analgesic action. It should be used with focus on the topic because of the heating sensation. Adding some drops of essential black pepper oil into food helps to improve digestive function. It has a relaxing action: it counteracts stress and anxious states if inhaled by loudspeaker.
BENEFITS: Provides antioxidant support*, Supports healthy circulation*, Aids digestion*, Enhances food flavour, Soothes anxious feelings*
Create a warming, soothing massage by combining one to two drops with doTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil. Diffuse or inhale directly to soothe anxious feelings. Take one to two drops in veggie caps daily when seasonal threats are high.* Add to meats, soups, entrees, and salads to enhance food flavour and aid

Cardamom  (Elettaria Cardamomum)

Cardamom is commonly used to relieve occasional stomach ache and stomach pain. Its perfume promotes positive, stimulating and energizing sensations. Cardamom also has deep effects on the respiratory tract.
BENEFITS: May help ease indigestion and maintain overall gastrointestinal health*, promotes clear breathing and respiratory health*, Helps alleviate occasional feelings of stomach discomfort*, Flavorful spice for cooking and baking.
Use internally as part of a daily health regimen to support healthy gastrointestinal function.* Diffuse or apply topically to promote feelings of clear breathing. Add to bread, smoothies, meats, and salads to enhance food flavor and aid digestion.* Diffuse or inhale for a sense of openness and mental clarity.

Cassia  (Cinnamomum cassia)