boys + doTERRA

Another amazing success story for this mom and her boys!   To save 25% off the retail prices you can get a Wholesale Membership by clicking here.

sunrise PURSUIT

i have boys.  we have MANY bumps, falls, bruises, cuts, scrapes, some with blood, some without.  i have boys.  my oldest isn’t the stablest or most coordinated guy in the world…he’s a work in progress!  but he is a great essential oil experiment daily!  🙂 what I am learning as a mom who uses essential oils on her family is it’s all about trial and error.  one thing works great for me and not as great for my husband.  same with my kids.  lavender helps my youngest sleep well…but it has the reverse effect on my 3 year old.  (who knew…so glad we figured this out early on!)  but after trying several oils we found that roman chamomile works wonders and he now sleeps all night, most nights unless our schedule is really off!  this truly is a breakthrough since we went almost 2 years with him constantly waking and…

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I HATE SPIDERS and Spiders Hate Peppermint!

I hate spiders too!   To save 25% off the retail prices you can get a Wholesale Membership by clicking here.

Little Stella in the City

Spider Repellant Spider Repellant

That is right ladies and gents, I have found a solution to keep the spiders out of my home. Since I have started using doTERRA essential oils and they have transformed my life, I started looking into ways that I can incorporate the oils into my cleaning and gardening. I came across some information that said spiders do not like peppermint. We did not get many spiders, but definitely enough for me to have the creepy crawlies at night. I mixed 15 drops of peppermint oil with approximately 3 cups of water in a spray bottle and sprayed around our windows and doors. Since I have “spider proofed” our house, I have not seen a single spider and I am going on at least a month now, whereas I used to see one every couple of days. I love that I have found a safe, natural, and chemical…

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DoTerra Essential Oils FAQ


1.  What are essential oils?

Essential oils are defined as “a natural oil typically obtained by distillation and having the characteristic fragrance of the plant or other source from which it is extracted.” -Google Definitions

DoTerra’s pure, therapeutic grade oils are a safe alternative to using over the counter medicines.  Essential oils smell amazing and promote health and healing without all of the side effects you can get from pharmaceuticals.

2.  How can you use essential oils?

Essential oils can be used aromatically, topically, and internally(DoTerra Therapeutic Grade oils, read the labels).

3.  Where do DoTerra’s essential oils come from

DoTerra’s essential oils come from all around the world where they grow naturally.

From the DoTerra website: “They are gently and skillfully distilled from plants that have been patiently harvested at the perfect moment by experienced growers from around the world for ideal extract composition and efficacy. Experienced essential oil users will immediately recognize the superior quality standard for naturally safe, purely effective therapeutic-grade dōTERRA essential oils.”

4.  How do I get these DoTerra essential oils?

The essential oils can be ordered online at as a retail customer or you can get one of the memberships to save up to 25% off retail prices.

5.  Are DoTerra essential oils available in my country?  

DoTerra essential oils can be purchased in the following regions:

  • Australia
  • Canada
  • Central America
  • Costa Rica
  • Europe
  • French Polynesia
  • Germany
  • Guatemala
  • Hong Kong
  • Japan
  • New Zealand
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

They are quickly expanding to other regions as well, keep an eye on the Shop page.

6.  How can I get a Wholesale membership?

Wholesale memberships are available at DoTerra and it is very easy to set it up.  Just follow these simple steps to start saving 25% off the retail prices on all of your favorite essential oils, blends and health products.

  1. Go to then click the ‘Join’ link in the top right corner of the page.
  2. Once you reach the signup page, click on the button on the right that says “In the US or Canada?Try the new enrollment process.”  Then select your country.   If you are not from US or Canada you can signup using the regular signup process on the page. Use Enroller ID number: 848290 if it isn’t already filled in.
  3. Decide how much you would like to to save on your essential oil purchases: 20% as a Preferred Member or 25% as a Wholesale/Wellness Advocate.  **No monthly sales or purchases are required to keep your membership.

If you have any other questions, please leave a note in the comment section! I would love to add to this list.  

Essential Oil Success Stories

I’ve only been using essential oils for two weeks and already notice the benefits for my family and myself.  We are sleeping better, have more energy and our muscles don’t hurt!  I’ll share a couple of my success stories so far and I’ll add more as I learn new ways to improve our health.

WildOrange 15mL

Smells amazing and it works!

Wild Orange Essential Oil Common Health Uses:

  • Acid Reflux
  • Cold and Flu
  • Depression
  • Gastro intestinal issues
  • Heart Burn
  • Muscle Pain
  • Colic(Infants, to use this oil on babies you must dilute it with fractionated coconut oil or other safe carrier oil. )

Essential Oil Success Story #1:April 22, 2014 When I started work this morning I noticed that my knee was sore. Then I remembered receiving Wild Orange essential oil in my doTerra welcome package and had it with me. I just massaged a tiny drop of it onto my knee where it was sore and the pain went away within 5 minutes! Usually when I wake up with a sore knee the pain lasts all day but not this time. II can’t wait to get the rest of my oils this week! 

Helps with sore muscles and other aches and pains.

Helps with sore muscles and other aches and pains.

Deep Blue Essential Oil Blend – DoTerra’s Muscle and Joint Support Blend

Common Uses:

  • Apply directly to tired aching muscles and joints
  • Rub on muscles before and after exercise to reduce discomfort
  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Pain
  • Bruises
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Growing Pains
  • Inflammation
  • Joint Pain
  • Muscle aches and pains
  • Muscle Tension
  • Tension Headaches
  • Whiplash

EO Success Story #2:  April 26, 2014  My Fiance has a knee injury and has been in pain with it all week, this morning was really bad for him and he could barely walk. So I used some Deep Blue oil blend on his knee and the bottom of his feet twice this morning and he was able to move it and walk around with much less pain! We are amazed at how quick it worked. I really need to order the bigger bottles of this stuff! Thank goodness I got the wholesale membership with DoTerra.

lavender essential oil

Great for relieving stress, calming the mind and promotes restful sleep.

Lavender Essential Oil Common Uses:

  • Acne
  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Burns
  • Cold and Flu
  • Colic
  • Cuts and wounds
  • Depression
  • Diarrhea
  • Diaper Rash
  • Earache
  • Headache
  • Hypertension
  • Indigestion
  • Insect Bites
  • Insomnia
  • Migraines
  • Muscle Pain
  • Nausea
  • Psoriasis
  • Skin Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Stomach Ache
  • Stress
  • Sunburns
  • Teething

EO Success Story #3:  April 30, 2014  I’ve been using lavender essential all week to help with falling asleep easier and its been working great for all three of us.  It’s such a soothing scent to rub on the wrists and back of the neck.  I’ve also used it in the bath tub with good results.  Our family is getting better sleep using lavender.

 Have you got some essential oil success stories?

Share them with me in the comments!



Hello!Welcome to my new blog about Essential Oils for Health and Wellness! My name is Mellisa and I am a  Wellness Advocate in Ontario, Canada.  I’ll be sharing stories about how essential oils have improved my family’s health and  ideas for using essential oils in your daily life.

I first learned about essential oils from entering giveaways on blogs.  I read some posts about DoTerra essential oils and entered giveaways to try and win some but unfortunately I wasn’t lucky those times.  The stories of healing that I have read were so moving that I wanted to be a part of it too! Then I noticed one of my contacts on a business social network was a new  Wellness Advocate and decided to sign up through them.  So far I have received amazing support from the team and I am proud to be a Wellness Advocate.

DoTerra is fairly new in Canada and I am so excited to be a part of this wonderful health movement! If you are a DoTerra Wellness Advocate in Canada or are interested in learning more about becoming one please connect with me in the comments section.

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