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Bergamot Feature

Bergamot Essential Oil Uses & Benefits

Can we take a minute to ponder the amazing power of Bergamot essential oil? Most people have never even heard of Bergamot before, but let me tell you, they need to know! A small green citrus fruit, Bergamot is a cross between a lemon and a sour orange with a distinctive aroma. Like othercitrus oils, it is cold-pressed from its peel to extract the essential oil, though the pulp itself is almostinedible. The uniqueness of the essential oil is that it not only has the usual uplifting aromaticquality that we associate with most citrus oils, but it also has a dramatic calming effect as wellmaking it a double threat to anything trying to ruin our moods! doTERRA partners specifically withoptimum growers in Italy to source this amazing citrusy-spicy scent.

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Clary Sage Feature

Clary Sage Essential Oil Uses & Benefits

Clary Sage essential oil is one of my absolute favorites. I know, I know… I say that about all the oils. I love it because it provides just the right amount of balance and support for my body at the times I need it most.

Clary Sage is known for lightening your mood and reducing nervous tension. Just a few drops on the bottom of your feet can work wonders! It’s also one of my favorite choices each month on those days I’m not quite feeling right… if you know what I mean. 🙂

Clary sage oil (Salvia sclarea) originates from the Mediterranean and Africa. This essential oil is derived from steam distillation of the flowering plant and has a delicious floral/herbal scent. The key chemical element of this delightful plant is linalyl acetate. It is a member of the esters group, making it highly soothing and relaxing. Clary Sage has been used for centuries, and it was frequently used to soothe occasional skin irritation. Inhaling this oil promotes feelings of well-being, and some have even described that sensation as “euphoric.”

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