My April doTERRA Order

I seriously love doTERRA’s Loyalty Reward Program. In April, I received 8 free products. Yup, you read correctly, eight items I didn’t have to pay for…crazy, right? I picked five of my eight free doTERRA products to review…enjoy!

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Cedarwood Essential Oil

I love Cedarwood. It reminds me of my yearly vacation to Maine. It has a woodsy scent and is used for a plethora of reasons. Cedarwood has calming properties, so diffusing creates a sense of relaxation. I mix 3 drops of Cedarwood and 3 drops of Lavender and diffuse at bedtime for a great night’s sleep. I also mix one drop of Cedarwood into my facial moisturizer to clarify any impurities. Cedarwood is also used to repel insects, so before I go on hikes with my dog, I apply a few drops to my skin. The smell is unbelievable! The wholesale price for Cedarwood is $13.00 USD.

Lavender Essential Oil

I can’t say enough about Lavender. I diffuse with Cedarwood (see above). I also add one drop to my chamomile tea at night, and apply topically to the bottoms of my feet, neck, and temples to relax. I also put a few drops on a cotton ball and stick it in the air vents in my car (no more road rage!). I add one drop to the rinse cycle when I wash my sheets. My bedding smells like lavender, which relaxes me! I haven’t tried cooking or baking with lavender, but you can create wonderful recipes with this essential oil. The wholesale price for Lavender is $21.00 USD.

DigestZen Essential Oil

I must admit – I hate anise. I never liked black licorice. However, DigestZen is amazing. If you take a few drops and put in a veggie capsule, you don’t taste anything. DigestZen provides relief to occasional stomach upset, indigestion, bloating, and gas. It helps you to maintain a healthy gastrointestinal tract in a natural, healthy way. You can diffuse, apply topically to your abdomen, or ingest. DigestZen really helps me feel better when my tummy gives me trouble! The wholesale price for DigestZen is $31.00 USD.

doTERRA Breathe Vapor Stick

Hello, Spring! Bye, seasonal discomfort! The doTERRA Breathe Vapor stick is used to promote feelings of clear airways and easy breathing. When applied to my neck and chest, I feel like I can breathe easier. It feels soothing and cooling, without that greasy, yucky feel. The stick is great for carrying with me in my bag to use throughout the day. The wholesale price is $8.50 USD.

Trim Shake – Chocolate

I am super picky with shakes. I use them as a meal replacement (usually breakfast or lunch) so they need to keep me full and taste good. I mix a scoop of the chocolate Trim Shake with almond milk, ice, and a banana. It’s delicious. One scoop is only 70 calories and provides 8 grams of protein and 2.5 grams of fiber. 40 servings come in the container. Trim Shakes do not contain gluten, are soy free, and GMO free. They are sweetened by stevia. I love drinking them – the chocolate flavor is fantastic and it doesn’t leave an after taste. It keeps me full for hours and I look forward to drinking doTERRA’s Chocolate Trim Shake after a hard workout at the gym. The wholesale price for Trim Shake is $39.50 USD.

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All of the above products, I got for free through my enrollment in the Loyalty Rewards Program.

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Head over to my shop here.

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Click “Join & Save” to become a wholesale member. Click “Shop” to make a retail purchase.

Follow the prompts. My Wellness Advocate number is 4191408.

E-mail me at realmofvibesdg@gmail.com – I would be happy to help you on your essential oil journey!

Namaste.

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

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My March Loyalty Rewards Program Order with doTERRA

I am proud to say that I am a doTERRA Wellness Advocate! I can earn free products and shipping each month I place a Loyalty Rewards Program (LRP) order. For the month of March, I took advantage of the montly promotion, earned a free product, and gained two more free products for placing a 200 PV order. (PV is personal volume. Each item is assigned a PV value.) I also added two more essential oils to my repertoire.

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Let’s review my March order:

  • On Guard Foaming Hand Wash with 2 Dispensers
    • Promotion: I saved 10% by ordering this product in March
    • My thoughts: I am obsessed with On Guard essential oil so I knew I was going to like this hand wash. It is gentle, cleans and softens, and leaves my hands smelling citrusy fresh with a hint of spice. On Guard supports healthy immune function and I feel good knowing that I am using an all-natural product to clean my hands. 
  • Melaleuca Touch
    • Free Product of the Month (Orders over 125 PV, placed between the 1st-15th of the month)
    • My thoughts: This is a blend of Melaleuca (tea tree oil) and Fractionated Coconut Oil (FCO). Melaleuca Touch can be used to cleanse and purify skin and nails and helps to promote a healthy complexion. After I shower, I use Melaleuca Touch on my nail beds and I also put a drop into my facial moisturizer. I have also used this after shaving to calm my skin and sooth irritation.
  • Deep Blue Rub
    • Incentive, Free Product with orders over 200 PV
    • Deep Blue Rub is a topical cream that is non-greasy and promotes a soothing, cooling effect. This is often used by massage therapists and clinicians. My job as an occupational therapist can be physical, so I use Deep Blue Rub on my lower back, neck, and knees. It feels good on my skin after a long workout at the gym.
  • Deep Blue Touch
    • Incentive, Free Product with orders over 200 PV
    • This is the Deep Blue essential oil mixed with Fractionated Coconut Oil (FCO). This is both adult and child friendly. I carry Deep Blue Touch with me in my backpack. I unscrew the top and apply directly to my neck, back, and knees. I like the cooling effect.
  • Lemon Essential Oil
    • I purchased wholesale for $10.00 USD for a 15mL bottle.
    • I love lemons. It is a very uplifting, invigorating, refreshing essential oil. I add one or two drops to a big glass of water to aide in digestion, I diffuse to cleanse and purify my living space, and I use lemon essential oil as an all-natural cleanser. I can’t wait to make a poppy seed lemon bread using a few drops of essential oil. Lemon truly does it all!
  • Rosemary Essential Oil
    • I purchased wholesale for $14.00 USD for a 15mL bottle.
    • In the spring, I have an herb garden and rosemary is my go-to herb when I make poultry, fish, and meat. Rosemary supports healthy digestion and respiratory function, and also reduces feelings of nervousness and fatigue. In my diffuser, I put 2 drops of rosemary, 2 drops of lemon, and 1 drop of peppermint for a refreshing scent. I have added a few drops to my marinade or slow cooking dish, and I have applied rosemary with castor oil to my scalp to keep my hair strong and to assist with those pesky white flakes.

I love my doTERRA essential oils! I integrate them into my life every day to improve my overall health and wellness. The information above was gathered from here and in my book, The Essential Life, 3rd edition, by Total Wellness Publishing. I purchased the book here.

Are you ready to try doTERRA essential oils and products?

Contact me, realmofvibesdg@gmail.com, and I will help you shop to select products and assist you in becoming a wholesale member or Wellness Advocate.

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Disclaimer: These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These product are not intended to treat, diagnose, cure, or prevent any disease. I am not a doctor. None of the information posted here is to be taken as medical advice. What works for me may not work for you. Before you use essential oils, make sure you discuss with your physician. Use a carrier oil, such as Fractionated Coconut Oil, to dilute before applying essential oils directly to your skin. Please do your due diligence and research before incorporating essential oils into your life. I am happy to help you; don’t be afraid to ask.

Lili Aromatherapy Body Scrubs – GIVEAWAY!

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Showers are sacred. Besides my bed, it is the one place where I can just relax. I don’t have the dogs and cats begging for attention, my husband asking me what’s for dinner, or text message pings alerting me to the twenty million things on my to-do list.

Once a week, I perform a full body scrub. I like the feeling of exfoliating; I scrub my day or week away — all that “stuff”, down the drain. I was honored to write a review on Lili Aromatherapy’s body scrubs, which are from Sri Lanka, 100% vegan, and not tested on animals.

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About Lili Aromatherapy

Lili Aromatherapy was created by Rasha, who was been born and raised in America. She moved to Sri Lanka when she was a teenager and fell in love with the country. Sri Lanka is known for is their high quality essential oils that the natives use in beauty treatments. Rasha started Lili Aromatherapy the goal of sharing Sri Lankan essential oils with the world. She wanted all of her products to be of spa quality, convenient and easy to use. All ingredients are sourced from the tropical Island of Sri Lanka. Women from impoverished areas of Sri Lanka hand pack all of Lili Aromatherapy’s products.

Lili Aromatherapy scrubs come with 4 individual sachets (3.5 oz., 100 g, of product in each sachet) and cost $40 USD. Each pack is designed for one full body scrub experience. If used once a week, each purchase could last for one month. I always appreciate a company that sends a handwritten note and has awesome packaging. Each cloth drawstring packet is wrapped in clear plastic and contain four sachets. The sachets are waterproof, see-through and have a floral design with clear labels. I smelled the scrubs through the DHL bag!

Directions:

Rub small amounts of scrub onto moist skin, rubbing towards your heart to improve circulation. Once finished, wash off the remaining scrub with warm water. For best results, use once a week.

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The Lili Aromatherapy body scrubs include:

  • An Affair Amongst Jasmines
    • Amazing for glowing skin, helps reduce blemishes and scars, and soothes troubled skin. Recommended before a hot date or event.
    • My thoughts: I could smell the jasmine and sandalwood through the packaging. Holy. Moly. Amazing. The scrub has an orange/pinkish tint, and is finer than the other two scrubs. My skin is sensitive, and this scrub was especially soothing and left my skin soft and glowing. This was my favorite scrub; the smell was truly unbelievable and my skin was left soft from the essential oils.
  • Meditation Amongst Lotuses
    • Reduces anxiety and stress, tones and tightens skin, reduces fine lines and is purported to have anti-aging effects. Good to use after a stressful week or when you feel worn out or ragged.
    • My thoughts: Oh. My. Goodness. I have never heard of or used blue lotus essential oil but I am really glad I had the opportunity to experience it through Lili Aromatherapy’s scrubs. The Meditation Amongst Lotuses scrub smells like the biggest and best bouquet of flowers you have ever received. My skin was left smelling like floral notes. Very refreshing!
  • Serenity Amongst Lavender Fields
    • Perfect for reducing cellulite, reduces aches and muscle pains, and has a strong calming effect. This is a staple after the gym or an intense yoga class.
    • My thoughts: I love lavender. This is super relaxing. I smell the rosemary and sage, too. I used this after hot yoga class, before bedtime, and it put me in a very calm state. My skin felt fantastic; super soft and left smelling like lavender.

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The Lili Aromatherapy scrubs have made my shower experience more relaxing and enjoyable. The scents are unreal, the textures of the scrubs are perfect, and they really exfoliate my skin without any irritation. My skin is left soft from the essential oils. I feel like I am taken away to Sri Lanka when using Lili Aromatherapy scrubs. I felt like one sachet was the perfect amount for two showers. Realm of Vibes strongly recommends Lili Aromatherapy scrubs to help you look and feel amazing.

Lili Aromatherapy is giving THREE lucky winners a sample pack of scrubs (valued at $30 USD). Contest will begin on March 10, 2017 at 12:00 AM EST and run until March 24, 2017 12:00 AM EST. Must be 18 years of age or older to enter. Winners must be from the continental USA. No purchase required. Winners will be chosen using random.org. Winners must be able to provide name, address, and phone number for shipping. Winners have 24 hours to respond to e-mail or another winner will be selected.

ENTER THE LILI AROMATHERAPY GIVEAWAY HERE

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Namaste.

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My House Stinks: How I Naturally Control the Animal Smell

*This post contains affiliate links and a sponsored item.

Having three animals (sometimes four with a foster dog) live in our home can make for a pretty stinky house. My husband and I have an intense cleaning regimen (lots of laundry and vacuuming!) to keep the stench at bay. After we are done cleaning, we have discovered some easy ways to add natural and safe aromas to our home:

Candles

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I’m pretty picky with the candles that are in my home. Many candles emit harmful toxins into the air, causing medical issues over long term use. Seeking OM sent me a soy wax, hand poured, crystal infused candle. It is rose scented through natural essential oils and has no dyes or fillers. This candle stimulates the Heart chakra and represents love, self-love, and relationships. Seeking OM offers a variety of candle sizes (6 oz., 12 oz., and 24 oz.) and scents (cedarwood, lavender, eucalyptus, lemon, cinnamon, ylang-ylang, and patchouli). The rose scent smells like a bouquet of flowers, and really made the entryway near my kitchen very fragrant. The kitchen is the heart of the house, and when something good isn’t cooking, we always have this candle lit.

Smudge Stick

I try to smudge my house on a weekly basis. I light a sage smudge stick, open a window, and venture from room to room to purify the air. Smudging brings clarity, harmony, and love. It rids any negative vibes. Sage is used for healing (sage tea is great to soothe sore throats). The scent is overpowering and lingers, but smells clean and removes any bad odors. I use the New Age smudge sticks below:

Stovetop Aromatherapy

You can Pinterest or Google stovetop aromatherapy and find a million different recipes for creating a natural home fragrance that is inexpensive, easy, and inexpensive. Start with a saucepan and add:

  • 2-4 cups of water
  • Slices of ginger, lemon, lime, orange, or apple
  • Cinnamon sticks or vanilla
  • Herbs: rosemary, bay leaves, cloves

Play around with the different varieties to find your perfect scent. Turn on the stove and let it simmer. Within an hour, your house will smell fresh and clean. I include Simply Organic Cinnamon Sticks below.

Reed Diffuser

I use the SunLeaf reed diffusers that are made in the USA, and free of synthetic dyes, chemical fragrances, sulfates, parabens, phthalates, and petrochemicals. They do not test on animals. There scents are blends of essential oils, which can provide therapeutic benefit. I typically put reed diffusers in my office and laundry room. My favorite is the lemon/vetiver combination below.

Final Thoughts

It makes us proud when people come over and say, “Wow, it smells really good in here! It doesn’t smell like you have animals!” Maintaining our cleaning schedule is paramount, but adding all natural scents helps make our house feel like a home.

So, my lovely readers, what do you use in your home? How important is it for you to use natural products?

Until next time…

Namaste.

Disclosure:  I received a candle from Seeking OM in return for a featured post on Realm of Vibes and social media platforms. All opinions and views within are authentic. Have you considered featuring your business or service on Realm of Vibes? Please visit my Collaborate page or e-mail realmofvibesdg@gmail.com to get started.

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