Essential Oils – Starter Kit

There are literally hundreds of oils out there. So it can be overwhelming to know where to start. That’s why I like a starter kit. You get your basics – like your salt and pepper for your kitchen – and really get to know how to use them. Then, you can add other oils to your collection as you need to.

I really love this Premium Starter Kit. It’s got 12 oils, plus some other goodies to get you started. And there are so many ways to use these oils – easily there’s 101 ways to use just these 12 oils alone. But I know you’re short on time, so I’m going to share some of my top favorites.

Don’t worry, if you want to learn all 101 ways you’ll get that and so much more when you get your starter kit.

Lavender

  • Diffuse for a comforting and calming scent. Unwind by adding a few drops to a nighttime bath with some Epsom salts.
  • Add a few drops of Lavender to a small spray bottle water and one teaspoon of witch hazel. Spray linens, bedding and even closets.
  • Add a drop to your pillow or diffuse nightly at bedtime for restful sleep.
  • Add 2 drops of Lavender along with coconut oil as a carrier oil. It can do wonders for your skin.
  • Make a homemade body butter that is so luxurious and moisturizing.

Peppermint Vitality

  • Peppermint helps to support normal digestion. Add it to your water along with Lemon Vitality essential oil – it’s delicious and refreshing!
  • Another good reason to carry Peppermint Vitality essential oil in your purse: One drop of it on your tongue is the perfect substitute for a breath mint. Or you can make your own DIY breath spray.
  • Chocolate + Peppermint = Delicious! Peppermint tastes great with chocolate! Add a drop to cup of hot cocoa.

Lemon Vitality

  • Add to a cup of water in the morning. It’s full of antioxidants.
  • Add to water or a smoothie for a refreshing pick-me-up. (SO tasty and uplifting!)
  • Add several drops to a chicken marinade for a delicious dinner.
  • Apply a drop of lemon oil to the tongue to freshen breath.
  • Add a drop or two to a shot of NingXia Red antioxidant drink.
  • It is also great at cleaning your home or getting sticky stuff off of anything.

Frankincense

  • Use twice a day around the eyes, mouth or entire face for brighter, clearer skin.
  • Make your own DIY facial cream.
  • Diffuse Frankincense or apply to the temples and back of the neck to improve concentration.
  • Massage Frankincense oil into the fingernails and cuticles to support fingernail health.
  • Feeling low or overwhelmed? Apply 1-2 drops of Frankincense essential oil to the wrists and back of the neck to lift your spirits.

PanAway

(an oil blend containing wintergreen, helichrysum, clove and peppermint)

  • Apply PanAway topically to the skin after exercise. Use a carrier oil to dilute and massage into the skin.
  • Soothe tired muscles from a long day of sitting or standing with PanAway. Just mix a few drops with a carrier oil and apply to areas needed.
  • Give yourself a comforting massage Add PanAway to V-6 Vegetable Oil massage oil and apply to neck and back for a soothing aromatic experience.

Thieves Vitality

(an oil blend containing cinnamon bark, clove, eucalyptus, rosemary and lemon)

  • Add a drop to a spoonful of raw honey to a warm cup of water to make a wellness tea. Enjoy in the morning or anytime you need a boost.
  • When taken internally, Thieves Vitality can help to support health immune function. Add a drop to a spoonful of honey or even add a vegetable capsule and top with coconut oil to take as a dietary supplement.
  • If you like to DIY, you can make homemade toothpaste and add Thieves essential oil. It tastes fantastic. You can also buy ready-made Thieves toothpaste – it doesn’t contain fluoride and my kids love it.
  • Add a drop to a shot of NingXia Red, an antioxidant drink made from wolfberries. It’s spicy, refreshing and great for helping to support a healthy immune system.
  • Make your own DIY breath spray. Just add 2-3 drops of Thieves essential oil to a mini spray bottle and fill with water. Use as needed to freshen breath.

Citrus Fresh

(an oil blend containing orange, tangerine, grapefruit, lemon, Mandarin orange, and spearmint)

  • Diffuse Citrus Fresh to eliminate odors and purify the air. If you do not have a diffuser, put drops of oil on a cotton ball and place in air vents or mix with water to make a spray. This is great to get rid of kitchen smells or to clean out a stinky car!
  • Put a few drops of Citrus Fresh oil cotton balls and place in shoes. Good bye stink!
  • Add a of drop of Citrus Fresh to your washing machine or dishwasher to freshen! You can also add a few drops of Citrus Fresh to wool dryer balls to get stubborn odors out of clothes.
  • Add 10-15 drops of Citrus Fresh to one cup of baking soda and sprinkle on carpets. Let set for 15-30 minutes, then vacuum as usual.

DiGize Vitality

(an oil blend containing tarragon, juniper, anise, ginger, fennel, patchouli, peppermint and lemongrass)

  • Add 1-2 drops to water or a veggie capsule to support your digestive system.
  • Add 2 drops DiGize and 1 drop Peppermint to water for a stimulating beverage.
  • Use DiGize with every meal, especially after dining out, as an after-dinner mint.

Raven

(an oil blend containing ravintsara, lemon, wintergreen, peppermint and eucalyptus)

  • Add a few drops of Raven to V-6 Vegetable Oil massage oil to create a spa-like, soothing atmosphere with massage
  • Make a DIY Chest Rub with Raven. Just mix a couple of drops of Raven with coconut oil and rub on the on feet or chest.
  • Diffuse Raven or add a few drops to a hot shower to create a comforting aroma.
  • Rub 3 drops of Raven on bottom feet before bedtime, or add 5-10 drops of RC to a cup of Epsom salt and 1 tsp of carrier oil to create a soothing foot bath.

Valor

  • Rub a few drops of Valor over the heart, neck, wrists and bottom of each foot to relieve fear.
  • The Frankincense contained in the Valor oil blend makes it great to use for mood balancing. Just put a drop or two on your pulse points and back of neck to feel more uplifted and balanced
  • Massage 1–2 drops of Valor essential oil blend on your temples or neck to increase inner strength when it’s time to have a serious talk with your boss, friend, or teenager.
  • Rub Valor essential oil blend on wrists to ease anxiety and yield confidence.

Peace & Calming

  • Rub 1-2 drops on the bottom of the feet and on the back of the neck before bedtime to promote sound sleep. I do this every night! {And can be used with children) 
  • Apply behind the ears of your dog when she is scared of thunder or stressed.
  • Dilute a drop with carrier oil and rub on a child’s tummy or bottom of feet to calm a tantrum.
  • Diffuse 4-6 drops at night to relieve teeth grinding.
  • Add 5-8 drops to a half a cup of epsom salt and add to a bath for a calm and relaxing effect.
  • Diffuse in the home or in the car to calm overactive children.

Stress Away

(an oil blend containing copaiba, lime, cedarwood, vanilla, ocotea and lavender)

  • This is the oil you take with you to the supermarket with three cranky kiddos
  • Apply it generously to your wrists or the back of your neck for a DIY perfume or cologne that smells amazing.
  • Add a few drops to a diffuser when you need Calgon to take you away.

*Note: You’ll see some oils marked at Vitality – this just means it’s been labeled for internal dietary use. 

Want to Learn More?

I’m sure you’ve already noticed… I love to share tips and information with you. So when you’re ready to get started with essential oils, I’m here to help you learn. I’ve got a private, members-only Facebook group and lots of educational training to help you.

My goal is to help you learn how to use your oils and improve your family’s overall wellness by getting rid of the toxic chemicals in your home.

Got a Question?

Contact me at wayoflifeoilers@gmail.com

***These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to treat diagnose or cure.

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