Here is a list of essential oils and their uses including an essential oils uses chart. Help your body systems function properly on their own and support your immune system. There are so many ways to use essential oils and if you are wanting to learn more about essential oils and their uses, you have come to the right place.
Our family has used essential oils for many years and we love them and use them daily. Below is a list of some of the more popular essential oils and their common uses with an essential oils uses chart. I would love to hear how you use essential oils. Please comment below with your favorite way to use them.
How Do I Know Which Oil to Use?
The chart below gives a summary of the most common uses of most of doTERRA’s essential oils. If you would like you learn more, here are some more resources for you:
Product Guide – this is a 68 page ebrochure with a summary of every doTERRA product, the doTERRA story, what essential oils are, what CPTG means, how to use essential oils and pricing. This has it all!
The doTERRA Essentials – this is a pdf version of the booklet you will receive if you choose to join doTERRA. It has a summary of everything you need to know about doTERRA. You may be especially interested in the chart of the 30-Day Cleanse on the last page.
Product Information Pages – these are detailed pages of every doTERRA product with a description, uses, directions, benefits, cautions, ingredients (if any besides the main ingredient) and pricing.
Here is a complete list of all the uses for each doTERRA product.
Modern Essentials book – a very detailed book with scientific references for every oil and how to use it
The Essential Life book – The perfect essential oil reference guide for either the novice & expert oil user. Fully updated with the latest research & expertly written to help you quickly find the perfect oil or oil blend. This essential oil reference guide provides easy to use steps, usage tips and advice along with in-depth, expert-level knowledge.
It’s So Easy To Use Essential Oils
Essential oils are used for a very wide range of emotional and physical wellness applications. They can be used a single oil at a time or in complex blends in one of three methods:
Certain essential oils, when diffused, can be very stimulating, while others can be calming and soothing. Diffusing essential oils can also cleanse and purify the air of unwanted odors.
Essential oils are easily absorbed by the skin and can be safely applied topically.
Certain essential oils have a rich culinary history and can be used as dietary supplements for targeted wellness.
Essential oils are both exciting and promising when it comes to taking care of your own and your family’s health. Whether you’re applying essential oils topically, enjoying the aromatic benefits through diffusing, or taking essential oils internally, the positive effects of essential oils are boundless.
That’s why you’ll want to ensure that the essential oils you are using are capable of delivering on their promise. You’ll want to make sure that you are choosing essential oils for their potency and their purity.
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Essential Oils Uses Chart
|Essential Oil||Use 1||Use 2|
|Arborvitae||Protects against environmental and seasonal threats||Natural insect repellent|
|Basil||Soothes sore muscles and joints||Lessens anxious feelings|
|Bergamot||Reduces tension and stress||Lessens sad and anxious feelings|
|Black pepper||Rich source of antioxidants||Aids digestion|
|Cardamom||Maintains an optimal gastrointestinal balance||Promotes clear breathing and respiratory health|
|Cassia||Supports healthy immune function||Helps soothe sore, achy joints|
|Cedarwood||Supports and maintains healthy respiratory function||Evokes feelings of wellness and vitality|
|Cilantro||Powerful cleanser and detoxifier||Aids digestion|
|Cinnamon||Maintains a healthy immune system||Helps alleviate sore muscles and joints|
|Clary sage||Soothes monthly discomfort associated with menstrual cycles||Helps balance hormones|
|Clove||Powerful antioxidant properties||Helps soothe teeth and gums|
|Coriander||Helps maintain an already healthy insulin response||Helps oily skin areas to reduce breakouts|
|Cypress||Assists with clear breathing||Soothes tight, tense muscles|
|Eucalyptus||Assists with clear breathing||Helps to lessen stress|
|Fennel||Relieves occasional indigestion and digestive troubles||Eases monthly menstrual cycles|
|Frankincense||Helps build and maintain a healthy immune
|Promotes feelings of peace, relaxation,
satisfaction, and overall wellness
|Geranium||Promotes clear, healthy skin||Helps calm nerves and lessen stress|
|Ginger||Helps ease occasional indigestion and nausea||Supports overall digestive health|
|Grapefruit||Supports healthy metabolism||Helps reduce mental and physical fatigue|
|Hawaiian Sandalwood||Reduces the appearance of scars and
|Helps reduce stress and tension and
promote emotional well-being
|Helichrysum||Helps reduce the appearance of wrinkles
and other blemishes
|Helps relieve tension|
|Jasmine||Evokes feelings of joy, peace, and
|Helps balance hormones and manage the
of symptoms of PMS
|Juniper Berry||Supports healthy kidney and urinary function||Helps relieve tension and stress|
|Lavender||Widely used for its calming and
|Eases muscle tension|
|Lemon||Naturally cleanses the body and aids in digestion||Promotes a positive mood and cognitive ability|
|Lemongrass||Supports healthy digestion||Soothes aching muscles and joints|
|Lime||Supports healthy immune function||Promotes emotional balance and well-being|
|Marjoram||Valued for its calming properties and
positive effect on the nervous system
|Promotes gastrointestinal health|
|Melaleuca||Protects against environmental and
|Promotes a clear, healthy complexion|
|Melissa||Supports and helps boost a healthy immune
|Helps calm tension and nerves|
|Myrrh||Powerful cleansing properties, especially for
the mouth and throat
|Promotes emotional balance and well-being|
|Oregano||Used as a powerful cleansing and
|Supports healthy digestion and
|Patchouli||Grounding, balancing effect on emotions||Reduces the appearance of blemishes|
|Peppermint||Promotes healthy respiratory function
and clear breathing
|Alleviates occasional stomach upset|
|Roman Chamomile||Has a therapeutic, calming effect on the skin,
mind, and body
|Supports health immune system function|
|Rose||Promotes an even skin tone and healthy
|Rosemary||Soothes sore muscles and joints||Helps reduce nervous tension and fatigue|
|Sandalwood essential oil||Reduces the appearance of blemishes||Frequently used in meditation for its
grounding and uplifting properties
|Thyme||Provides cleansing and purifying effects
for the skin
|Broad-spectrum activity in promoting
|Vetiver||Calming, grounding effect on emotions||Immune-enhancing properties|
|White Fir||Provides soothing support to sore muscles
|Evokes feelings of stability, energy, and
|Wild Orange||Protects against seasonal and
|Uplifting to the mind and body|
|Wintergreen||Soothes achy muscles and joints||Promotes healthy respiratory function|
|Ylang Ylang||Helps balance hormones||Lifts mood while having a calming effect|