Ok so if you follow me on social media you know that I am a bit obsessed with essential oils. It’s no secret that these little bottles of plant power WORK. I use oils from the minute my feet hit the floor in the morning and through the entire day and night! I wanted to go through a day in my life using essential oils to help show the practical and daily ways that these oils can tremendously impact your day to day health!
When I wake up I like to roll on my Clary Calm oil right away. Clary Calm is an essential oil blend who’s all star oil is Clary Sage! Clary Sage is an incredible hormone balancing oil that when used daily, can drastically impact your cycle in so many ways. After a month of using this oil I noticed way less pain during my periods and smoother and more accurate cycles altogether. Clary calm also helps to calm PMS whether you deal with mood swings, fatigue, cramping, any of those fun symptoms! This is the oil that turned me on to ALL the other oils and truly changed the game for me. I quickly found that the more consistent I was with oils, the better they worked. I try my very best to use this DAILY so that it is always in my system and I’m ready to go when that time of the month rolls around. I always try to apply Balance oil to the bottoms of my feet in the morning as well which is another game changer oil that helps to balance emotion and promote a feeling of confidence and steadiness. Balance and Clary Calm are probably my top two favorite oils! If you don’t use anything else, you at least need these two oils in your life!
I always like to start the day by drinking water. I know you read it and hear it everywhere but hydrating in the morning really is so important. When we sleep we go a very long time without water so we need to catch up and re-hydrate first thing in the morning and BEFORE coffee! I always like to add some kind of citrus oil to my water throughout the whole day. I love adding lemon, grapefruit, or clementine to my water! Make sure to use a glass or stainless steel water container when using citrus oils. I also take copaiba oil under my tongue every morning for anxiety/mood/pain support! Copaiba is a powerhouse oil! You can read my blog post all about it here!
Sometime in the morning I will start up my diffuser. I have gotten so much better at diffusing daily that now if I go one morning and forget to start up my diffuser, I can totally tell a difference in my mood and mental state. Diffusing oils in the morning helps me to feel centered, grounded, and ready for the day. I love to diffuse immune boosting blends, focus blends, or uplifting blends in the morning! Here are a few of my favorites:
Alive & Well: OnGuard, Citrus Bliss & Peppermint
Allergy Blend: Lemon, Lavender, Peppermint
“Aveda” Spa: Rosemary, Peppermint, Ylang Ylang (SO good you guys. One of my absolute favorites right now!)
Wide Awake: Grapefruit & Peppermint (or spearmint!)
After coffee & breakfast I’ll brush my teeth with my OnGuard toothpaste which is so good. We have noticed a big difference in our overall oral health since we began using this toothpaste last year. I will also apply my Balance deodorant (AMAZING and actually works!!)
Each day I chose an oil to be my “perfume” that I will wear on my wrists and neck and reapply as needed throughout the day! A few of my favorites are a roller blend of serenity and balance (so calming and smells beautiful!), wild orange, or magnolia!
I’ve also been using doTERRA’s Healthy Hold Glaze that I’m pretty sure is geared mostly towards men but my husband ended up not liking it so I started using it when I ran out of hairspray! I’s 100% toxin free and is a light gel instead of an aerosol can. I just use a dime size amount and run through my hair after styling! For me it holds really well and has kept me from having to go on a hunt for a toxic free hairspray!
I have an entire vitamin routine that I try to stick to everyday that includes taking 1 OnGuard+ capsule each morning and night during the fall and winter. I know that this powerhouse blend of oils is working day and night to help boost my immune system and guard me from any viruses.
I will continue using my oils throughout the day as needed in any of the following situations:
Headache: Peppermint on temples and another couple drops of Copaiba under the tongue
Allergies: 1 drop each of Lemon, Lavender, Peppermint on a spoonful of local honey in the morning and at night.
Upset Stomach: Digestzen & Peppermint on lower belly
Motion Sickness: Digestzen on wrists and along lower belly/bellybutton
Menstrual Cramping/PMS: Clary Calm on wrists and lower belly
Anxiety: Serenity & Balance roller on wrists and neck, elevation in diffuser along with 10-15 minutes of guided meditation. Struggling with anxiety? Read more helpful tips here
Tension: I love rubbing either Peppermint or Deep Blue into areas of muscle tension throughout the day!
Immune Function: If everyone around you is sick or you feel like you might be coming down with something, use On Guard on the bottoms of your feet everyday and repeat a few times day and especially when you know you’re going to be around anyone who is sick! This will help to repel viruses and illness by boosting your immune system!
Cuts, Scrapes, Bug Bites: I love to use Lavender & Melaleuca! 1 drop each on any skin issue will help to speed up the healing process and keep the wound clean and itch free.
I usually make a few cups of tea throughout the day and will add a drop of lemon or lime!
Lately every night I have been diffusing serenity and breathe to help us fall asleep and breathe easy throughout the night. I also always brush my teeth with On Guard toothpaste and take one more drop of Copaiba under my tongue (hold for 30 seconds) to help with calming my nervous system.
This has been my go-to daily essential oil routine lately & I hope it gave you some ideas or inspires you to try some oils out for yourself! Using oils daily has changed our lives in so many ways. If you’re interested, you can click the “oils” link in the menu of my blog to learn more or if you're ready to go you can sign up here! Just click become a member in the menu of my dōTERRA site and sign up however you would like! Most of the oils mentioned above are available in one of the many incredible kits you can choose from when signing up!
I hope you enjoyed! Thanks for reading!!