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Essential Oils Cheat Sheet - how to use oils

A handy cheat sheet on which essential oils to use for specific ailments.

I have curated this list for a while now and have found it to be a useful reference. Please be careful of using essential oils. They are POTENT doTERRA are tested approx 54 times and by an external tester. These organic chemicals restore balance - dilute and heal!

ABSENT MINDED: Melauka, bergamot, cardamom, frankincense, ginger, lemongrass, lavender, peppermint, rose, rosemary, sandalwood

ABUNDANCE: Littesa, Rose, Bergamot, cinnamon, cypress,

ADD- Vetiver, Lavender, Cedarwood, Basil, Frankincense, Helichrysum, Peppermint, Sandalwood, Rosemary, Bergamot, Jasmine, White Fir, Spruce, Pine, Juniper, Ylang Ylang, Rosewood,

ADHD- Basil, Cedarwood, Spruce, Pine, Juniper, Ylang Ylang, Rosewood, Helichrysum, Bergamot, Roman Chamomile, Jasmine, White Fir,

ACNE- Tea Tree, Cedarwood,  Clove, Clary Sage, Cypress, Frankincense, Geranium, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram, Orange, Rosemary, Roman Chamomile,

ADDICTION- Pink Pepper,Oregano, Bergamot, Fennel, Dill, Grapefruit, Ginger, Lavender, Lemongrass, Orange, Rosemary, Roman Chamomile, Clary Sage, Sandalwood, Vetiver, Ylang Ylang,

ANXIETY or AGITATION- Bergamot, Roman Chamomile, Clary Sage, Clove, Citronella, Frankincense, Lavender, Orange, Ylang Ylang, Lemon, Melissa, Wintergreen, Vetiver,

ALLERGIES- Lavender, Lemon, Peppermint, Roman Chamomile, Citronella, Tea tree, lemongrass, Myrtle, Wintergreen, Eucalyptus, Spruce, Rosewood,

ANGER- White Angelica, Blue Tansy, Bergamot, cedarwood, cypress, geranium, Frankincense, Jasmine, Lavender, Lemon, Melissa, Rose, sandalwood, Ylang Ylang,

ANOREXIA- White Angelica, Basil, Bergamot, Orange, Clary Sage, Grapefruit, Ginger, Jasmine, Lemon, Lavender, Nutmeg, Melrose, Oregano,

ARTHRITIS- Balsam Fir, White Angelica, Black Pepper, Bergamot, Basil, Cedarwood, Celery Seed, Clove, Coriander, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Fennel, 
Frankincense, Ginger,

ASTHMA- Balsam Fir, Clary Sage, Cypress, Hyssop, Lavender, Myrrh, Lemon, Myrtle, Oregano, Peppermint, Pine, Rose, Rosemary, Sage,

AUTISM- Basil, Bergamot, Cedarwood, Spruce, Rosewood, Fankincense, Sandalwood, Lavender, Clary Sage, Cardamom, Peppermint, Geranium, Lemon, Ylang Ylang, Bergamot, Roman Chamomile, Jasmine, Eucalyptus, Myrtle, Melissa, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Veitiver, Rose, Spruce,

ANTI-AGING- Rosehip seed, Clove, Myrrh, Frankincense, Oregano, Thyme,
Anti-Bacterial: Basil, bergamot, cedarwood, citronella, cinnamon, Clary Sage, Clove, Eucalyptus, fir, geranium, Grapefruit, juniper, lavender, Lemon, marjoram, neroli, Oregano, pine, Roman Chamomile, rosemary, rosewood, spearmint,

ANTI-INFLAMMATORY: Birch, black pepper, cypress, citronella, coriander, cypress, Eucalyptus, lavender, lemongrass, Myrrh, peppermint,Roman Chamomile, spearmint, spruce, tangerine, Wintergreen,

ANTI-FUNGAL: Cinnamon, Clove, geranium, juniper, lavender, Lemon, lemongrass, mandarin, Oregano, rosewood, sage, spearmint, thyme,

BACTERIAL OR VIRAL INFECTION- White Angelica, Basil, Bergamot, Cypress, Cinnamon, Cyprus, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Ginger, Spruce, Jasmine, Lavender, Melrose, tarragon, thyme, valerian,

BONE PAIN- Basil, Cedarwood, Clove, Cypress, Lemongrass, Lavender, Melrose, Vetiver, Wintergreen, Peppermint,

BURNS- Lavender,

CIRCULATION: Clary Sage, Clove, Cypress, Fennel, Geranium, Goldenrod, Jasmine, Helichrysum,

CONFIDENCE: Cedarwood, Vetiver, Lavender, Sandalwood, Orange, Tangerine, Lemon, Jasmine, Bergamot, Rose, Roman Chamomile, Spruce. Ylang Ylang,

DISINFECTANT: Clove, Eucalyptus, Lemon, Ocotea, thyme, Cinnamon, Rosemary,

FEAR-Ylang Ylang, White Fir, Cedarwood, Spruce, Lavender, Vetiver, Juniper, Sandalwood, Frankincense, Rosewood, Lemon, Hyssop, Geranium, Roman Chamomile,

FOCUS- Lavender, Vetiver, Cedarwood, Peppermint, Rosemary, Basil, Juniper, Sage, Frankincense, Clary Sage, Orange, Lemon, lemongrass,

INSOMNIA- White Angelica, Blue Tansy, Clary Sage, Lavender, Vetiver, Anise, Cedarwood, Bergamot, Sandalwood, Ylang Ylang,

JOINTS- Basil, Black Pepper, Cypress, Cedarwood, Myrrh, Peppermint, Eucalyptus, Spearmint, Wintergreen,

LOSS OF A LOVED ONE: Basil, cedarwood, fir, jasmine, rose, spruce, ylang ylang,

LOVE: Juniper lavender, ylang ylang,

MENSTRUAL- Clary Sage, Vetiver, Fennel, Geranium, Jasmine, Lavender, Orange, Lemon, Tangerine, Clove,

NEGATIVITY: Sandalwood,

NERVOUS SYSTEM STIMULANT / AIDS IN RECOVERY: Basil, cedarwood, cumin, frankincense, geranium, jasmine, juniper, lavender, nutmeg, pepper, pine, vetiver,

NERVOUS SYSTEM SOOTHING/CALMING / AIDS IN RECOVERY: Bergamot, calamus, cedarwood, cinnamon, frankincense, geranium, ginger, fir, jasmine, juniper, lavender, Lemon, marjoram, nutmeg, Orange, palmarosa, peppermint, petitgrain, ravensara, Roman Chamomile, rosemary, sage, sandalwood, spearmint, spruce, valerian, vetiver,

NEUROTONIC: Melaleuca, thyme,

OBSESSIVNESS: Clary Sage, cypress, geranium, lavender, rose, sandalwood, ylang ylang,

PAIN- Melrose, Wintergreen, Clove, Peppermint, Eucalyptus, Spruce,

PANIC ATTACKS: Bergamot, birch, fir, frankincense, lavender, marjoram, Myrrh, Roman Chamomile, rosemary, sandalwood, spruce, thyme, Wintergreen, ylang ylang,

PEACE: Juniper, lavender, marjoram, ylang ylang,

PROSPERITY: Bergamot, cinnamon, cypress,

PROTECTION: Clove, cypress, fennel, frankincense,

RELAX: Clary Sage, frankincense, geranium, jasmine, lavender, Roman Chamomile, sandalwood, ylang ylang,

SADNESS: Orange,

SECURITY: Bergamot, cypress, Oregano, Roman Chamomile,

SLEEP: Lavender,

SPIRITUAL: cedarwood, juniper, Myrrh, spruce,

STRESS- White Angelica, Lavender, Vetiver, Orange, Tangerine, Vanilla, Ocotea, Cedarwood, Lime,

UPLIFTING: Bergamot, birch, fir, Grapefruit, jasmine, lavender, myrrh, Orange, spruce, Wintergreen,

WORRY: Bergamot,

YIN AND YANG / BALANCE: Ylang ylang,

YOGA: Cedarwood, sandalwood, spruce, tsug, ZEST of Nutmeg,

how to use doterra essential oils a cheat sheet
How to use Essential oils


An essential oil diffuser- drop a few drops of the oil into the diffuser.
Drop a few drops of the oil onto a dry cotton ball or pad and keep it close enough to be able to smell it.

Mix with a carrier oil and apply it directly to the area. Google the oils you want to use and read the instructions as to how much to use. 

Essential oils are extremely potent and need to be treated with the utmost respect.

If you are in doubt lavender seems to cure or help everything and is safe enough to be applied neat. Neat is the application of an essential oil without blending it with a carrier oil directly onto the skin. (Do not apply unto broken skin, spots, open cuts unless you research it or ask a medical practitioner.

Steam- You can put the oils into a basin or bowl of steaming water. The oils attach to the steam molecules and rise. Place your head over the bowl with a towel over you and breath deeply. Please be careful as this can leave you feeling dizzy as essential oils are very potent and powerful.
You can use a few drops of essential oils in the bath.
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