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Wild Orange: Calming & Uplifting

Posted on 28 October, 2014 at 9:35 Comments comments (7)

Wild Orange Essential Oil

What a Beautiful Scent…and So Many Uses!

Disinfecting, kills fungus and pathogens, use during early stages of cold & flu, relieves stress, treats addictions and anorexia, energizing & uplifting, has been used as an anti-cancer agent.

18 Uses for doTERRA Wild Orange

Use as a Disinfectant to kill fungus and pathogens

• Diffuse to relieve stress – it is energizing and uplifting.

• Diffuse during long car trips!

• Diffuse wild orange for nervous tension and stress to help children relax at bedtime.

• Treat anorexia

• Use Wild Orange as anti-cancer agent

• Highly beneficial during the early stages of cold & flu

• Take 1-2 drops in ¼ cup of water internally for acid reflux or heartburn.

• Put 1-2 drops of wild orange in drinking water to use as a good diuretic. It will help balance water retention, and may help with obesity.

• Massage 2 drops of orange oil with 2 drops of coconut oil over the entire abdomen several times per day to help with constipation.

• Use with Peppermint and doTERRA Balance grounding blend to help with symptoms of Menopause. Massage 1-2 drops into the base of the neck, and front of the neck to help regulate hormones and for hot flashes.

• Use topically for a calming, yet invigorating, massage.

• Use in a spritz to spray bed sheets

• Use as a fragrant pathogen killing spray in bathrooms and kitchens

• Use with a carrier to sooth an infant’s tummy

• Use topically in a massage during the early stages of a cold.

• Use for stomach pain

• Wild orange will help eliminate toxins from the body while stimulating the lymphatic system.


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Massage Therapy - Why To Cancel When You're Unwell

Posted on 5 October, 2014 at 5:55 Comments comments (1)

If you have a fever or an infectious sickness, even a common cold, that is good reason to postpone your massage appointment. For one thing, touch may not feel good. For another thing, you may be contagious, especially in the first stages of a cold or flu. This is usually when you are feeling the worst, when you are coughing and sneezing frequently.

The more you limit your contact with others, including your massage therapist, the less you will spread it around. For example, if you don’t “pass” a cold on to your massage therapist, he or she won’t spread it to all the other clients.

Studies show that you can transmit a cold or flu to others one or two days before your symptoms appear, and up to five days after first being exposed to the virus. According to the National Institutes of Health, colds are most contagious two to four days after original exposure, when there is plenty of the virus present in nasal secretions.

There is another reason to avoid massage when you have a cold or flu, because one of the major impacts of massage is on the circulation (including the removal of wasteful by-products and infectious materials), it is thought that massage can actually increase the spread of infection in your body. If you are sick, your immune system is already working hard. One of the best immune supports may truly be resting and drinking plenty of liquids.

Remember, whenever you have any questions about the appropriateness of massage, be sure to talk with a qualified massage therapist when you schedule the appointment.  If you are under the care of a physician for any reason, let them know you are receiving massage therapy.