doTERRA Medicine Cabinet Make Over

How To Make Over Your Medicine Cabinet

instead of…
Pain/Headache Medicine
try Past Tense®
instead of…
Nasal Decongestant
Cold/Flu Medicine
try Breathe…
instead of…
Cough Suppressant
try rosemary…
instead of…
Anti-Itch Lotion
Sleeping Aids
Burn Cream
Cuts/Scrapes Disinfectant
try lavender…
instead of…
try peppermint…
instead of…
Immune System Boost
Sore Throat Medicine
try On Guard®
instead of…
Upset Stomach Medicine
Heartburn Medicine
try DigestZen®
instead of…
Sterilizing Agent
try Purify…
instead of…
Fluoride Toothpaste
try On Guard® Toothpaste…
instead of…
Muscle Pain Cream
try Deep Blue®
instead of…
Athlete’s Foot/Anti-Fungal Treatment
try melaleuca…
instead of…
Wart Removal Medicine
try oregano…
instead of…
Synthetic Facial Products
try our skin care collection…




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Through a unique and exclusive process, doTERRA has captured the therapeutic benefits of peppermint essential oil in the convenience of a soft gelatin beadlet.

Each tiny beadlet delivers a refreshing burst of peppermint as it quickly dissolves in your mouth, while invigorating your senses as you breathe in the cooling aroma of pure peppermint essential oil.

More than a breath mint, doTERRA Peppermint Beadlets can be used for oral care, respiratory health, digestive comfort, and all other situations in which peppermint essential oil is used internally.

 Approximately 125 beadlets per bottle

Retail $15.33

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Why is Melissa Essential Oil so expensive?

Melissa Essential Oil
Melissa officinalis

Our most expensive and rare oil, Melissa essential oil has a sweet, fresh, citrus-like fragrance and is steam distilled from the fresh flowering tops, leaves and stems of the Melissa officinalis plant. With a wide range of therapeutic properties, Melissa can be used for calming the nerves, addressing stomach discomfort, mood support, and seasonal bugs. Because the Melissa plant has an oil yield of less than 1/10 of 1%, it is one of the most commonly adulterated oils. For aromatic, topical, or internal use.

Melissa essential oil (also known as Lemon Balm) has a great variety of possible effects. The word ‘Melissa’ is Greek for ‘Honey Bee’, Melissa having been planted near bee hives to produce the most delicious honey. Melissa oil is considered one of the most powerfully medicinal essential oils in all of aromatherapy, with a wonderfully pleasant sweet, herbaceous aroma.

A great deal of oil sold as Melissa today is actually a blend of lemongrass and citronella oils – ‘true’ Melissa oil has its own unique aroma and properties. Melissa’s high cost is a result of needing 3.5 to 7.5 tons of plant material to produce 1 pound of essential oil. The resulting oil from this sweet-smelling herb is a pale yellow liquid with a light, fresh lemony aroma. Melissa oil offered at exceptionally low prices is likely to be adulterated in some way, and will not have the medicinal properties of the true essential oil.

Melissa was called the ‘elixir of life’ by Avincenna, the ancient Roman physician. The herb was associated particularly with nervous disorders, the heart, and emotions. Melissa was used for anxiety, melancholy, and to strengthen and revive the vital spirit.

To quote Kurt Schnaubelt in Advanced Aromatherapy, “The way in which melissa oil combines an excellent antiviral component with a soothing but pervasive sedative power is difficult to imagine; it has to be experienced. In its complexity, power, and gentleness, melissa oil perfectly illustrates how nature time after time works better than one-dimensional synthetic medicines.”

Melissa is a strong antiviral – a doctor at the Technical University of Munich reported that application caused a complete remission of Herpes Simplex lesions. A component of Melissa oil was isolated and is sold in ‘Lomaherpan’ cream in Germany, though the oil can effectively used alone. While it is expensive, only one drop at a time is needed on lesions to promote remission. A drop can be applied directly on the area a few times a day to speed healing, and again when an outbreak is soon to occur – following this protocol was shown to prevent further outbreaks in a significant portion of study participants.

At the same time, Melissa is very gentle on the emotions, and can bring out this quality in a individual. Melissa oil is said to be calming and uplifting, may relieve headaches, and may help balance the emotions. Results of a study published in an alternative medicine journal showed Melissa to be effective in reducing agitation, and may have significant quality-of-life effects. Further, it may help release emotional blocks and lead to an improved outlook on life.

It is a mild sedative in small doses, and believed to calm anxiety. Both calming and uplifting, Melissa Essential oil is said to be extremely useful in cases of emotional shock, grief, fear and anger. It is said to bring acceptance and understanding.

Dementia: A recent study quoted in the Journal of Complimentary Medicine showed that Melissa Essential oil is a safe and effective treatment for the management of agitation in severe dementia.  The study indicates that true pure melissa oil significantly reduced agitation and has important quality of life benefits.

Use of a Melissa herbal extract in a study of patients with mild to moderate Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD/ADHD) experienced significant benefits in cognition after 16 weeks of treatment.

List of common uses:

  • Anti Depressant: This property is one of the four aces of the medicinal properties of this oil. It is an effective mood lifter and anti depressant. It has been found to drive away sadness and bring joy and hope. That is why it was called “Elixir of Life” or “Nectar of Life”, way back in Fifteenth Century.
  • Cordial: This means that it invokes warm feelings and gives warmth to the respiratory system and the cardio-vascular system. One can avoid frequent colds with the help of this property.
  • Nervine: It is a Nervine. This means that it serves as a tonic for the nervous systems, keeping it healthy, functioning properly and strong and helps avoid nervous disorders. Problems like vertigo, nervousness, convulsions etc. can be treated using this property of Melissa Essential Oil.
  • Emenagogue: Many problems related to menstruation and Post Menstrual Syndrome can be treated with the help of Melissa Oil. These include problem of obstructed menses, irregular menses, pain and extreme fatigue during periods and others such as untimely menopause, annoyance and depression after menopause etc.
  • Sedative: This essential oil sedates and soothes. It is good on calming inflammations,anxiety, nervousness, trauma and shock. It also promotes sleep due to this property. It relaxes body, mind and soul and brings peace. Once upon a time, it was used to help soldiers relax and drive away tiredness.
  • Anti Spasmodic: An unreasonable and excessive contraction in the body is called Spasm. Spasm can be of respiratory system, muscular system, nervous system and digestive system and may give severe coughs, muscular cramps, convulsions, breathlessness and severe abdominal pains respectively. Spasm should not be taken lightly since in extreme cases it may be lethal. The essential oil of Melissa, being an effective sedative and relaxant, can give fast relief from spasm.
  • Stomachic: One that soothes stomach; tones it up and strengthens it; is called a stomachic. Melissa Oil, being a stomachic, helps in the smooth functioning of stomach. It helps heal the wounds, scratches or ulcers in the stomach, maintains proper flow of gastric juices and bile into the stomach and also protects it from infections.
  • Anti Bacterial: Melissa Oil has anti bacterial properties and found effective in inhibiting bacterial infections in the colon, intestines, urinary tract and kidneys.
  • Carminative: Gases, building up in the intestines, are forced out by this oil. It is very effective in expelling gases by reducing the tension in the abdominal muscles.
  • Diaphoretic & Sudorific: Both the words Diaphoretic and Sudorific mean the same. That is, an agent that promotes sweating or perspiration. Melissa Oil has these properties. These properties are of great benefit to health since with the sweat, a lot of toxins are removed and the pores on skin are cleaned so that some harmful gases like Nitrogen (not all gases are formed in the stomach) may escape. This is called breathing of skin. Perspiration also cools you down.
  • Febrifuge: Being an anti bacterial it fights the bacterial or microbial infections in the body, including those causing fever. Again, since it has sudorific properties, it helps reduce body temperature and removal of toxins produced during fever, through sweat.
  • Hypotensive: This is something which may be of immense benefits for hypertensive people who run the risk of heart attack or brain haemorrhage whenever pressure goes up. Melissa Oil, being hypotensive, brings down the blood pressure.
  • Tonic: A tonic is meant for all round benefits for the health. A tonic keeps everything in order, all the systems functioning properly, boosts immunity and gives strength. Melissa Oil has certain components in it which do exactly this.
  • Other Benefits: This oil is also found effective in treatment of Herpes, sores, ulcers, fungal infections, headaches, fatigue etc. It also boosts memory.
  • Few Words of Caution: It is Non-toxic but may cause irritations or sensations to sensitive people. So, pregnant women and those who have sensitive skin should avoid using it.


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These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent disease.”

All Natural Nausea / Morning Sickness Treatment

DoTerra All Natural Treatment For:

Nausea / Morning Sickness

Nausea is an uneasiness of the stomach that often precedes vomiting.

Nausea and vomiting are not diseases, but they are symptoms of many conditions such as:

Motion sickness or seasickness

Early stages of pregnancy / “Morning Sickness”

Intense pain

Food poisoning

Infections (such as the “stomach flu”)


A reaction to certain smells or odors

Click here for full list of conditions

We all have times in our life when one of the above conditions cause an upset stomach. I’m so happy to have the following all natural, fast acting treatment. A friend of mine was staying with me recently who got food poisoning (not from my cooking but from a buffet haha) And after hours of feeling horrible, I came home and found out about him vomiting every 10-20 minutes.  Quickly, my husband rubbed the DigestZen blend on his stomach and he felt great within 20 minutes!!

DoTerra Essential Oil Nausea Treatment:

Rub 2-4 drops of DigestZen Oil Blend on stomach area

Take 3 drops each of DigestZen Oil Blend and Peppermint Oil in capsule


Many essential oils have been recognized through research as powerful agents to help restore normal balance in the digestive system. DigestZen® takes advantage of these well-established therapeutic compounds in a proprietary blend of pure essential oils. Ginger, peppermint, tarragon, fennel, caraway, coriander and anise each have specific attributes which add to the overall efficacy of this potent blend. When used internally, dōTERRA®’s DigestZen brings soothing digestive relief. For aromatic, topical, or dietary use.

Additional Help:

Rub 2-4 drops of Ginger Oil on bottoms of feet

Diffuse Peppermint Oil in the air

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All Natural Antibiotics For All Infections

DoTerra Essential Oil Treatment For:


Infectious diseases kill more people worldwide than any other single cause. Infectious diseases are caused by germs. Germs are tiny living things that are found everywhere – in air, soil and water. You can get infected by touching, eating, drinking or breathing something that contains a germ.

Germs can also spread through animal and insect bites, kissing and sexual contact.

There are four main kinds of germs:

  • Bacteria – one-celled germs that multiply quickly and may release chemicals which can make you sick
  • Viruses – capsules that contain genetic material, and use your own cells to multiply
  • Fungi – primitive vegetables, like mushrooms or mildew
  • Protozoa – one-celled animals that use other living things for food and a place to live

Antibiotics kill not only the bad bacteria, but also the good bacteria (stomach flora) in your gut.  That “good bacteria” is crucial for your immune system to function properly

Cells in our bodies are surrounded by an oily membrane.

Bacteria are found on the outside of these cell walls and Viruses are on the inside of the cells.

Regular antibiotics cannot penetrate the cell wall and so they only work on bacterial infections NOT on viruses (and many times cause side effects)

Essential Oils CAN penetrate the cell wall and are therefore effective against bacteria AND viruses.

See how doTERRA can assist:

Preventative Care

(especially good during cold/flu season or on the onset of symptoms)

Take 2-4 drops each of On Guard Oil Blend, Thyme Oil and Peppermint Oil in a capsule every other day.

Drink 2-3 drops of Lemon Oil or Wild Orange Oil in 8 oz of water, 1-2 times a day.

Rub 2-4 drops of On Guard Oil Blend on bottoms of feet, nightly

Basic Infections

(There can be specific treatments dependent on the seriousness & nature of the infection, however the following treatment has been shown to be effective for most common & some uncommon infections)

Take 4-5 drops each of On Guard Oil Blend, Oregano Oil,  and Peppermint Oil / or DigestZen blend in a capsule daily.

–(Take Oregano no longer than 10 days – then follow with 5 days of a probiotic, if still wanting to take treatment substitute Oregano with Cassia Oil while taking probiotic)

Rub AromaTouch Oil Blend  and Oregano Oil on bottoms of feet 2-3 times a day.

(Put a little coconut or olive oil on feet first to avoid any burning sensations from the Oregano Oil)

Rub 2-4 drops of On Guard Oil Blend and  Lavender Oil on bottoms of feet, nightly

Drink Drink 2-3 drops of Lemon Oil or Wild Orange Oil in 8 oz of water, 2-3 times a day.


For Fever:

Rub one drop of Peppermint Oil on temples, forehead & back of neck

For Congestion:

Rub 3-4 drops of Breathe Oil Blend on chest & nose (can add additional Peppermint oil as well)

For Upset Stomach:

Rub 3-4 drops of DigestZen Oil Blend over abdomen or add to capsule.


Additional Help:

Take Life Long Vitality Vitamins daily

Diffuse Cassia Oil in the air

Have the following “Spine Therapy” done once a week:

First apply coconut oil (olive oil can be substituted) along the length of the spine.

Then, Drop any 2 or all of the following doTerra essential oils down the spine:

Starting with Oregano, then Thyme, On Guard, Clove, Frankincense, Rosemary, Cinnamon, Aroma Touch… and end with Peppermint

Hot compress for 15 mins after you massage into back along the spine area

Learn More:

Antibiotics vs Essential Oils



All Natural Stomach Ulcer Support

DoTerra Essential Oil Support For:

Stomach Ulcers

Peptic ulcer disease refers to painful sores or ulcers in the lining of the stomach or first part of the small intestine, called the duodenum

No single cause has been found for ulcers. However, it is now clear that an ulcer is the end result of an imbalance between digestive fluids in the stomach and duodenum. Ulcers can be caused by:

  • Infection with a type of bacteria called Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori)
  • Use of painkillers called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as aspirin, naproxen (Aleve, Anaprox, Naprosyn, and others), ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil, Midol, and others), and many others available by prescription. Even aspirin coated with a special substance can still cause ulcers.
  • Excess acid production from gastrinomas, tumors of the acid producing cells of the stomach that increases acid output; seen in Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.

Though ulcers often heal on their own, you shouldn’t ignore their warning signs. If not properly treated, ulcers can lead to serious health problems, including:

  • Bleeding
  • Perforation (a hole through the wall of the stomach)

Click here for ulcer symptoms & causes

Since so many over the counter medicines (listed above) can cause ulcers, it makes sense to try an all-natural approach to relieving them. doTERRA Essential Oils work perfectly with the body to support normal functions of the body and dōTERRA products are safe to use on all ages.


doTERRA Essential Oil Users Have Found The Following To Assist In Ulcer Support:

Take 3-4 drops each of DigestZen Oil Blend, Clove Oil, Oregano Oil and Peppermint Oil in a capsule daily (until symptoms disappear up to 10 days)

Rub DigestZen Oil Blend on stomach area, 1-2 times a day

Rub Frankincense Oil and Myrrh Oil on feet, nightly

Additional Help:

Drink 1-2 drops of Peppermint Oil in 8 oz of water once a day

Drink 2-3 drops of Lemongrass Oil in 8 oz of water 2-3 times a day

Take Life Long Vitality Vitamins daily


These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent disease.”

Peppermint Oil (Mentha Piperita)

Peppermint Oil (Mentha Piperita)

Peppermint is popular in countless forms, from toothpaste to chewing gum. As an essential oil, it is useful to ease breathing and as a digestive aid. For aromatic, topical, or dietary use.


  • Rub on stomach or feet, or take one drop internally to calm indigestion or upset stomach.
  • Use with lemon in water for a healthy, refreshing mouth rinse.
  • Diffuse aromatically or apply topically to open sinuses and airways.
  • Apply with lavender to sore, tired muscles and joints.
  • Breathe during a meal to help you feel full.
  • Add to a cold water compress or foot bath to cool off when overheated.
  • Inhale as a non-stimulant invogorating pick-me-up on long drives.
  • Add to shampoo and conditioner for a stimulating hair and scalp massage.
  • Use with lavender and lemon during allergy season.
  • Spread on child’s shirt before study time for alertness.
  • Put a drop or 2 in Hot Chocolate, not only is it delicious, it also clears congestion and wakes you up better & longer than coffee!
  • Rub on the stomach, belly or lower back area for relief of many gassy issues.
  • It also improves blood circulation.
  • Place a few drops of peppermint oil on an oil burner and increase the energy in the room

Personal Testimonies of doTerra Peppermint Oil:

“I put peppermint essential oil on my sick daughter’s feet while she was sleeping.  I had heard it was good for upset stomaches.  I was wishing I had given her some Tylenol or Motrin for her fever.  When she woke up I was going to give her Motrin but she no longer had a fever.  I have since learned that Peppermint is good for reducing fevers and have heard many people say that they use it all the time to reduce fevers.”


“My 12 year old son heard me read that you could put it on a shirt for alterness and wanted me to put it on his shirt before he went to school.  He felt like it helped him focus better.”


“We have used Peppermint Oil for headaches on many occasions.  Inhaling it helps as well as putting it on the temples or the base of the skull.  I love being able to try this first on my kids or myself before using medications.”


“My mother-in-law was having a very bad hot flash due to her chemo-therapy, I quickly put some peppermint oil on her forehead and back of the neck…and she was back to normal in2 seconds!”


“I get migraines frequently, and on vacation with friends, I noticed one coming on. One of my friends put peppermint on my forehead, temples and neck… and it stopped it!! None of the Rx medicines that I’ve used has come close to stopping it so quickly!”


“I was very sick and had bad IBS but I never knew because the doctor missed it. Well by accident I found peppermint oil and oregano oil and it is like day and night. I suffered all the time but with these I have no symptoms except peppermint breath – they are awesome.”


How has Peppermint Oil been a benefit to you & your family??

50 Smart and Easy Ways to Use DoTerra Essential Oils


For tired aching muscles or arthritis aches, mix 1 part Deep Blue oil to 4 parts Fractionated Coconut Oil and use as massage oil.

Ease headache pain by rubbing a drop of Rosemary or Lavender oil onto the back of your neck.

To lower fevers, simply rub Peppermint essential oil on the feet, neck, and forehead rather than use a product that is unpleasant or create side effects.

To bring fever down, sponge the body with cool water to which 1 drop each of Eucalyptus, Peppermint and Lavender oils have been added.

To blend your own massage oil, add 3-5 drops of your favorite essential oil to 1 oz. Fractionated Coconut oil.

Apply true Lavender oil or Melaleuca oil directly to cuts, scrapes or scratches. 1 or 2 drops will promote healing.

1 drop of Lemon essential oil applied directly to a wart is an effective means of elimination. Apply the essential oil daily until the wart is gone.

A few drops of your favorite oil or blend in the rinse water of your hand washables makes for pleasant results.

Rosemary promotes alertness and stimulates memory. Inhale occasionally during long car trips and while reading or studying.

Overindulge last night? Essential oils of Lavender, Rosemary and Lemon help soften the effects of a hangover. Make your own blend of these oils and use a total of 6-8 drops in a bath.

For burns or scalds, drop Lemon or Melaleuca oil directly on the effected area

Place 1 or 2 drops of sleep enhanced oils such as Lavender on your pillow before retiring for restful sleep.

When the flu is going around add a few drops of Thyme to your diffuser or simmer in a pan on the stove.

Place 1 drop of Peppermint oil in 1/2 glass of water, sip slowly to aid digestion and relieve upset stomach.

Use 1 drop of Melaleuca or On Guard oil on a washcloth wrapped ice cube to relieve teething pain in children.

Six to eight drops of Eucalyptus oil in the bath cools the body in summer and protects in winter.

Add 1 drop Geranium oil to your facial moisturizer to bring out a radiant glow in your skin.

Place 1 or 2 drops of Rosemary on your hair brush before brushing to promote growth and thickness.

A blend of Geranium, Lavender and Wild Orange alleviates anxiety and depression. Use in a room diffuser or 6-8 drops of this blend in the bath.

A wonderful massage blend for babies is 1 drop Wild Orange, 1 dropLavender, and 1 drop Geranium diluted in 2 Tablespoons Fractionated Coconut oil.

1 drop Peppermint oil rubbed on the back of the neck helps to relieve headaches


For good smelling towels, sheets, clothes, etc. place a few drops of your favorite essential oil onto a small piece of terry cloth and toss into the clothes dryer while drying.

Add 5 drops essential oil to 1/4 cup fabric softener or water and place in the center cup of the washer.

Potpourri which has lost its scent can be revived by adding a few drops of essential oil.

Add a few drops of essential oil to water in a spray bottle and use as an air freshener.

Add a few drops essential oil to a pan of water and simmer on stove or in a potpourri pot.

To enjoy a scented candle, place a drop or two of essential oil into the hot melted wax as the candle bums.

To dispel household cooking odors, add a few drops of your favorite oil to a simmering pan.

An essential oil dropped onto a radiator scent ring or light bulb will not only fill the room with a wonderful fragrance, but will also set a mood such as calming or uplifting. (Don’t put essential oil in the socket.)

Add 10 drops of essential oil to a box of cornstarch or baking soda, mix very well, let set for a day or two and then sprinkle over the carpets on your home. Let set for an hour or more, and then vacuum.

To fragrance your kitchen cabinets and drawers, place a good scent dabbed on a cotton ball into an inconspicuous comer.

The bathroom is easily scented by placing oil-scented cotton balls in inconspicuous places, or sprinkle oils directly onto silk or dried flower arrangements or wreaths.

Selling your home? Fragrance sells! Fill the kitchen area with the aroma of spices such as Clove, Lavender and Elevation by simmering them on the stove or in your diffuser. Geranium oil sprinkled throughout the home creates a warm, cheerful and inviting mood. Add Cinnamon oil to furniture polish and wipe down the wood.

When moving into a new home, first use a water spray containing your favorite essential oils and change the odorous environment to your own. Do this for several days until it begins to feel like your space.

Ideal scents for the bedroom are Geranium, Lavender or Lemon.
One drop of Lemon essential oil on a soft cloth will polish copper with a gentle buffing.

Essential oils of Cypress, Frankincense and Myrrh
all make wonderful firewood oil. Drop approximately 2-3 drops of oil or blend of your choice on a dried log and allow time for the oil to soak in before putting the log on the fire.

Put a few drops of your favorite essential oil on a cotton ball and place it in your vacuum cleaner bag.Lemon and Purify are nice. Geranium helps with pet odors.

When washing out the fridge, freezer or oven, add 1 drop of Lemon or Wild Orange essential oil to the final rinse water.

The blend of Lavender and Lemon oil is good for the office. Lavendercreates a calm tranquil atmosphere while Lemon stimulates the senses and clears up stale air.


Melaleuca oil has been used by fishermen for years. Use a drop or two on the fingertips before baiting up.Melaleuca covers up the human scent that scares the fish away.


To make a natural flea collar, saturate a short piece of cord or soft rope withMelaleuca oil, roll up in a handkerchief and tie loosely around the animal’s neck.


Shoes can be freshened by either dropping a few drops of Geranium essential oil directly into the shoes or by placing a cotton ball dabbed with a few drops of Lemon oil into the shoes. Athlete’s foot? Melaleuca is great!


Homemade soaps are pleasant and offer therapeutic effects when scented with essential oils.

Homemade sachets are more fragrant when essential oils are blended with the flowers and herbs.

Add essential oils to paper mache. The result is the creation of a lovely aromatic piece of art.

Infuse bookmarks and stationery with essential oils. Place drops of oil on paper and put them in a plastic bag. Seal it and leave overnight to infuse the aroma. Send only good news in perfumed letters.

Make pillows, padded and decorative hangers make more memorable gifts simply by putting a couple of drops of essential oil on them before giving.


To dispel mosquitoes and other picnic pests, drop a few drops of Terra Shield on the melted wax of a candle or place a few drops on the Bar-B-Q hot coals.

Are mice a problem? Place several drops of Peppermint oil on a cotton ball and place at problem locations.

Flies and moths dislike Lavender oil. Sprinkle it on the outside of your window frames.


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