dōTERRA Essential Oils for Travel!

Whether you are visiting family over the holidays or taking a vacation in the new year…here are my recommendations for travel essentials.  

TerraZyme

Primary Benefits:

  • Supports healthy digestion and metabolism of enzyme-deficient, processed foods
  • Supports conversion of food nutrients to cellular energy
  • Promotes gastrointestinal comfort and food tolerance
  • Supports healthy production of metabolic enzymes
  • Proprietary blend of 10 active whole-food enzymes
  • Contains the doTERRA tummy tamer blend of Peppermint, Ginger, and Caraway Seed
  • Sodium lauryl sulfate-free HPMC vegetable capsules
  • Safe and effective

Directions for Use:
Take one capsules with meals throughout the day. If your meal includes lots of fresh, raw foods, take one capsule. If your meal includes highly processed, cooked foods or food products known to cause specific GI discomfort, take two to three capsules with meal. 

DigestZen Softgels

Key Ingredients and Benefits:

  • Ginger Root: may help to soothe mild or occasional stomach upset and ease indigestion
  • Peppermint Plant: supports healthy gastrointestinal function and aids in digestion
  • Caraway Seed: may help ease indigestion while supporting a healthy gastrointestinal tract
  • Coriander Seed: promotes healthy digestion
  • Anise Fruit/Seed: promotes healthy digestion
  • Tarragon Fruit/Seed: promotes healthy digestion
  • Fennel Seed: promotes healthy digestion and metabolism

Directions for Use:
Take 1 softgel one or more times daily as needed. 

Probiotic PB Assist +

PB Assist+ also may be used when traveling to boost digestive immunities, or once a day for occasional digestive discomfort.  The double-layer encapsulation technology makes it unnecessary to refrigerate, it is suggested that unopened bottles of PB Assist+ be stored in a cool, dry place.

Primary Benefits:

  • Promotes a positive balance and proliferation of beneficial bacteria
  • Maintains healthy intestinal microflora balance
  • Supports healthy functioning of the digestive and immune systems
  • Supports the health of the GI tract, particularly the intestines and colon
  • Helps support optimal metabolism and absorption of food

Peppermint

Top Benefits and Uses:

  • Inhale for increased focus 
  • On the tip of the nose for nostril breathing meditation
  • Ingest to calm digestion
  • Apply to stiff, tense, or exhausted muscles (I like it on my shoulders and back of neck!)
  • Soothe a headache with a drop on each temple…be careful not to get in eyes
  • In a tea to decrease bloating 
  • A drop to freshen your breath 
  • Spray to cool you down in the hot summer sun or to keep bugs away

Breathe

The respiratory blend has Laurel Leaf, Eucalyptus Leaf, Peppermint Plant, Melaleuca Leaf, Lemon Peel, Cardamom Seed, Ravintsara Leaf, Ravensara Leaf essential oils.

Top Benefits and Uses:

  • Maintains feelings of clear airways and easy breathing
  • Use before a workout (especially hiking or skiing at elevation or a yoga class)
  • Promotes a restful nights sleep
  • Place on bottom of big toe to prevent snoring
  • Helps minimize the effects of seasonal threats
  • Rub on chest when you have a cold

Melalueca (Tea Tree)

Top Benefits and Uses:

  • Use to clean cuts or scrapes
  • Apply to clear up blemishes
  • Soothe and relieve itch of bug bites

On Guard

The Immunity Blend is Wild Orange Peel, Clove Bud, Cinnamon Leaf, Cinnamon Bark, Eucalyptus Leaf, and Rosemary Leaf/Flower essential oils

On Guard puts your body and your immune system on guard against noxious seasonal threats. From supporting a healthy immune and respiratory system to promoting healthy circulation and your body’s natural antioxidant defenses. The wonderful thing about On Guard is that it can be used not only to prevent seasonal threats from entering your home or your body, but also to support the body in fighting seasonal threats that have already entered.

Top Benefits and Uses:

  • Supports healthy immune and respiratory function
  • Protects against environmental threats
  • Supports the body’s natural antioxidant defenses
  • Promotes healthy circulation
  • Take a drop in 4 oz. of water

Wild Orange

Top Benefits and Uses:

  • Protects against seasonal threats
  • Take a drop internally for antioxidants
  • Powerful cleanser and purifying agent
  • Supports healthy immune function
  • For an energizing boost, dispense one to two drops in the palm of your hand along with equal parts Peppermint and Frankincense. Rub palms together and inhale deeply from palms, then rub on the back of neck
  • Uplifts mind and body

Deep Blue Rub

Top Benefits and Uses:

  • Apply to temples, forehead, and back on neck to soothe headaches
  • Use for muscle soreness
  • Too much to drink and feeling hungover…apply under nose and back of neck
  • Hot flashes; apply to abdomen and back on neck to cool
  • Heal bruises and burns
  • Use for sore joints
  • Ease tension and stress by applying to pulse points

Lavender

Top Benefits and Uses:

  • Soothes occasional skin irritations
  • Reduces anxious feelings and promotes peaceful sleep
  • Helps ease feelings of tension

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