doTERRA Myrrh essential oil benefits the hormonal system, immune system, and nervous system. Myrrh oil is also very helpful for healthy skin. Myrrh contains sesquiterpenes which have the ability to cross the blood-brain barrier! Sesquiterpenes are especially helpful to for digestive and circulatory health. How I Use doTERRA Myrrh Essential Oil doTERRA Myrrh essential oil is absolutely beautiful. … Read More
Journal Prompts: What Are They? Do you journal? I discovered journaling as a child. I was a pretty shy kid, and writing offered me an outlet to express my feelings. As early as fourth grade, I kept a journal! I remember begging my Mom for it in JCPenney’s store. It was crucial to me to buy this little pink and white… Read More
How to Make Preservative Free Organic Sour Cream And Onion Dip from Betsy Dirks on Vimeo. Organic Sour Cream & Onion Dip I’m sharing one of my very favorite indulgences here! Preservative-free and organic sour cream and onion dip! Shhh… don’t tell anyone, but I love chips and organic candy right along with all of my natural health tips!… Read More
When I went to a diet plan, and then later to soy free and organic… I really missed flavorful foods! It seemed like everything I had made previously was full of MSG (full of soy, which is a big problem for me), not organic, or had other “Mystery Ingredients.” I literally craved some flavor! Eventually I learned how to… Read More
Pampering Mom – Five Easy & Affordable Ideas Pampering Mom kind of sounds like an oxymoron, doesn’t it? We all know that when you need something… Go ask Mom. When you can’t find something… Go ask Mom. Or when it’s time to get the kids to wherever they need to be… Mom had better take them. MOM, MOM, MOM… all… Read More
doTERRA Clove Essential Oil Usage Guide doTERRA Clove essential oil is helpful to the cardiovascular, digestive, immune, and respiratory systems. What a powerhouse oil! Clove oil is high in phenols, which have wonderful benefits, especially to help protect a healthy person against environmental threats. Clove is what is known as a hot oil, so should be diluted with a carrier,… Read More
The Secret To A Successful Essential Oil Class Invite Whether online or in person, there are some key steps to follow when inviting to an essential oil class. Inviting your guests in an appropriately inviting manner will help you to hostess a successful party. Don’t overlook the power of the steps outlined in this article. It is a simple… Read More
doTERRA Clary Sage essential oil is a wonderful oil for women of all ages. Providing a soothing and calming feeling, it is wonderful for hormonal support.
doTERRA Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil doTERRA Cinnamon Bark essential oil benefits the immune system. For this reason, I love to diffuse it during the winter season! Cinnamon bark oil contains aldehydes. PLEASE NOTE that Cinnamon is a HOT essential oil, and should be diluted accordingly for all topical or internal use. How I Use doTERRA Cinnamon Essential Oil Cinnamon Bark…. Read More
doTERRA Citrus Bliss is an essential oil blend that is uplifting and invigorating. You will love this beautifully aromatic blend. Read about it here.
Essential oil quality is actually a really big deal. And it should be. I can’t stress this point enough. When I am talking about essential oils on this website, I’m am ONLY talking about the high quality oils which meet the stringent requirements outlined below. I am only talking about certified pure essential oils on this website. That’s the only… Read More
doTERRA Black Pepper essential oil is beneficial to a healthy digestive system and a healthy nervous system. It is high in both monoterpenes and sesquiterpenes. How I Like To Use doTERRA Black Pepper Essential Oil My doTERRA Diamond upline, Alice, actually taught me this trick, but it’s one I use often. Black Pepper essential oil is mild enough to be… Read More
A Salsa Recipe Using Essential Oils Happy Cinco de Mayo! Add some essential oils to your salsa for an amazing flavor. You can make your own, or just stir the oils into store bought salsa. Just make sure you are not using a plastic container, because essential oils will break down plastic containers. I personally love the fresh organic salsa that… Read More
Ways To Use doTERRA Cilantro Essential Oil doTERRA Cilantro essential oil is useful for the circulatory and digestive systems. Cilantro oil contains aldehydes and alcohols. Cilantro essential oil has a strongly herbal aroma. A little goes a long way with this powerful oil.ons doTERRA Cilantro Essential Oil Usage Suggestions • Add to salads, dips, and guacamole to experience Cilantro’s distinct… Read More
doTERRA Lime essential oil has a wide variety of uses. Read about how to use it, and my favorite essential oil tips for lime!
Zucchini Muffins Recipe (PRESERVATIVE FREE, SOY FREE, ADDITIVE FREE, ORGANIC OPTIONS) These zucchini muffins make a wonderful on the go car snack when we travel. I love that they are preservative free and homemade! Adapted from Better Homes and Gardens cookbook. First, add wet ingredients: 1 beaten egg 1 cup finely shredded zucchini 1/4 cup olive oil 1 cup organic sugar… Read More
Ahhhh…. who doesn’t love bread? While many diets cut out gluten, I found that my body functions just fine with wheat in my diet. You will know if wheat is a trigger for you or not, and can adjust accordingly. For me, it doesn’t happen to be. So it didn’t make a lot of sense to give up something that isn’t a… Read More
Essential Oils For The Healthy Respiratory System Respiratory system: The lungs and the trachea that bring air into the body. Respiratory Essential Oils List Arborvitae Cardamom Cedarwood Clove Eucalyptus Lemon Lime Melaleuca (Tea Tree) Oregano Peppermint Rosemary Siberian Fir
What Are Body Systems For Essential Oils? Essential oils are a wonderful way to help ourselves maintain great health. On this website, you will find a multitude of ideas and essential oil recipes to try. We are only talking about healthy body systems on this website, and how to maintain good health. The oil recipes are broken down by body system categories…. Read More
Find Balance With A Healthy Lifestyle I have found that one secret to a healthy lifestyle is about finding balance. Sometimes it’s about digging for grit, like my post on Monday about being awesome and pushing yourself past a bad mood on a cranky Monday. Other times it’s about saying “I am completely overwhelmed and I just need to step back to regroup.”… Read More
CHOOSE TODAY, AND BE AWESOME: Let’s just be real today. It’s time for some honesty and a bit of tough love, too. TIME FOR HONESTY I woke up today in a not so great space. I needed some emotional support. Monday is not typically my BFF, and today was no exception. After talking my husband into getting our daughter… Read More
doTERRA Grapefruit Essential Oil Usage doTERRA Grapefruit essential oil benefits the cardiovascular system, metabolism and skin. Grapefruit essential oil is cold pressed from the rind, and not the fruit. This beautiful citrus oil is high in monoterpenes. Video Of doTERRA Grapefruit Essential Oil Usage Tips In the video below, Jason shares his favorite tips how to use Grapefruit essential oil… Read More
Mommy notes are little snippets of everyday humor that comes from parenting. Enjoy these, and don’t forget to share with a fellow parent! Have you been following my original Mommy Notes series? I post new Mommy Notes first to Instagram, so be sure to follow me on there if you haven’t already @essentialoilswithbetsy or find my hashtag #essentialoilswithbetsy. Real life as a… Read More
As I put this oil combination in my diffuser tonight, I knew it was going to be a winner. This is a beautiful blend to diffuse during the spring season. Light, and uplifting, kind of like Spring herself. At the same time, this blend promotes healthy respiratory function and uplifted mood in a wonderfully fragrant way. Let’s talk about the individual… Read More
Essential oil party! Sounds like fun, right? It is, as well as an easy way to learn in a group environment. Read to learn more! Essential Oil Party: What Is it? Essential oil parties (sometimes referred to as essential oil classes) are hosted either online or in person depending on your location and/or availability. Hosting an essential oil party is… Read More
doTERRA Melaleuca Essential Oil doTERRA Melaleuca essential oil is sometimes referred to as tea tree essential oil. Melaleuca (Tea Tree) benefits the immune and respiratory systems. It supports healthy skin, muscles, and bone. It is high in monoterpenes. Melaleuca Essential Oil For Cleaning Your Home Melaleuca is a wonderful choice for cleaning your home. I use it for hard to… Read More
doTERRA Peppermint Essential Oil doTERRA Peppermint essential oil is useful to the digestive, nervous, and respiratory systems. It also benefits the muscles, bones, and skin. Peppermint oil is high in phenols. Why I Love doTERRA Peppermint Essential Oil My favorite uses for peppermint essential oil include digestive and respiratory support. I also love peppermint to rub on my muscles when… Read More
doTERRA Cedarwood essential oil is great for the healthy respiratory and nervous systems. It is high in sesquiterpenes. doTERRA Cedarwood Essential Oil For Helping Children Sleep Well I first fell in love with Cedarwood’s calming properties when my then six-month-old had decided that nighttime was for playtime! I wasn’t interested, as you can probably imagine! After a great deal of… Read More
doTERRA Lemon essential oil benefits the digestive, immune and respiratory systems. It contains monoterpenes. My Favorite Ways To Use doTERRA Lemon Essential Oil Lemon essential oil is a wonderfully versatile oil. It should be included in every Mom’s essential oil toolkit. I first became hooked on doTERRA Lemon when my kids were very tiny, and we didn’t get out of… Read More
doTERRA Geranium essential oil is helpful for assisting with healthy emotional balance. Geranium oil is also beneficial to the skin. It is high in Alcohols which have wonderful benefits. Benefits include being supportive of restful sleep, healthy circulation and being supportive to the endocrine system. How I Use Geranium Essential Oil From doTERRA I love to diffuse Geranium overnight. It… Read More
ESSENTIAL OILS WHICH ENCOURAGE FEELINGS OF BEING GROUNDED: Arborvitae essential oil Cedarwood essentail oil Grounding essential oil blend Vetiver essential oil Questions, or ready to get started with my favorite essential oil company? Contact me, I’m here to help!
Arborvitae essential oil encourages peaceful feelings. doTERRA Peace Blend
How to use doTERRA Juniper Berry essential oil. Juniper Berry is supportive to healthy kidney and healthy urinary function. It has a light pleasant aroma.
This category of essential oils suggestions is for the purpose of help managing our everyday emotions. They can help us feel more balanced and peaceful. Emotions are healthy, and essential oils are simply a tool to help us be more open to experience positive emotions as we work to let go of negative emotions. I have found writing in my journal while… Read More
doTERRA Arborvitae Essential Oil doTERRA Arborvitae essential oil may provide benefit to the healthy respiratory system, healthy skin, & emotional balance. It is steam distilled and is high in monoterpenes. doTERRA Arborvitae Essential Oil This soothing oil has a wonderful woodsy aroma. I like to use this essential oil for the grounding effect it has on my emotions. My favorite way to use doTERRA Arborvitae… Read More
doTERRA AromaTouch blend contains Cypress, Peppermint, Marjoram, Basil, Grapefruit, and Lavender. It’s beneficial to the muscles, and encourages a relaxed feeling! Let me just tell you right now that the aroma is amazing!
doTERRA Balance Grounding Blend doTERRA Balance is one of my very favorite essential oil blends. It contains Spruce Needle/Leaf, Ho Wood, Frankincense Resin, Blue Tansy Flower, and Blue Chamomile Flower essential oils in a base of Fractionated Coconut Oil. How I use doTERRA Balance In My Daily Oil Routine This grounding essential oil blend is a wonderful support for your emotional… Read More
doTERRA Bergamot Essential Oil doTERRA Bergamot essential oil is useful for the healthy digestive system, emotional balance, and skin. It is cold pressed from the rind and is high in monoterpenes. How I Use doTERRA Bergamot Essential Oil Bergamot essential oil is of the citrus family of essential oils. It is unique because it contains both uplifting and calming properties. I… Read More
doTERRA Basil essential oil is helpful to the healthy cardiovascular system. Basil oil is also beneficial to the Muscles and Bones. It is steam distilled, and high in alcohols. doTERRA Basil Essential Oil: Basil essential oil has a wonderful herbal aroma. It reminds me of that fresh smell when you accidentally crush herbs underfoot in the garden. Or am I… Read More
doTERRA Breathe Respiratory blend comes either undiluted or in a pre-diluted roller ball. I enjoy the undiluted for diffusion. The pre-diluted roller doTERRA TOUCH ball is wonderful to keep in my purse. This way I always have on the go respiratory support for myself and my kids. Plus it’s so cute when my kids giggle as I use the TOUCH… Read More
doTERRA Cassia essential oil is helpful for the healthy digestive, cardiovascular, and immune systems. It contains Aldehydes, which are both calming to the emotions and may assist with environmental threats. Please take note that Cassia is a HOT essential oil, and must always be diluted for topical or internal use to avoid irritation. I would suggest using the doTERRA Fractionated Coconut… Read More
I am so happy that you found your way to my site, and look forward to helping in any way I can. Essential Oils: What Are They? Essential oils are actually really common, because they come from plants! Do you know a simple everyday example? I want you to think about the last time you peeled an orange. The… Read More
Don’t Rush It This morning as I dropped my little girl off at preschool, there was a note about kindergarten registration. Kindergarten! Just yesterday she was a teensy, not quite six pound baby. Now she is a five year old headed to kindergarten in the fall. I feel like I blinked, and all this time disappeared. It’s just… Read More
Ways To Use doTERRA Lavender Essential Oil Learn different ways to use doTERRA Lavender essential oil! Which Body Systems Is doTERRA Lavender Oil Good For? doTERRA Lavender essential oil benefits the cardiovascular and nervous systems. It also soothes skin. Lavender oil is well known for it’s calming properties to assist with emotional balance. It is high in both Alcohols and… Read More
Refreshing Flavored Water Recipe With Essential Oils This is a great flavored water recipe with wild orange essential oil to try out as we approach the summer. With temperatures heating up, our bodies will require extra hydration. Enjoy the addition of seasonal fruits and veggies for an additional twist of delicious flavor. Bonus: it’s really, really simple to make! Refreshing… Read More