The Stretch

Essential Oil Spotlight: Lavender

Lavender Oil Lavender oil is one of the most popular doTERRA essential oils because of its light, powdery aroma, and its myriad of uses for everyday life. Taken from the highly aromatic lavender flower, lavender oil has been used for centuries for its distinct aroma and powerful benefits. Whether you need to soothe the occasional skin irritation, ease feeli...

Chemistry of Essential Oils

When I first started using essential oils I was amazed at how quickly and completely they seemed to work! My first experience personally was with a blend doTERRA sells called DigestZen. I had temporary stomach upset whenever I ate dairy products. After just a few minutes of applying 1 drop of DigestZen (diluted with a little fractionated coconut oil) to my s...

Essential Oil Spotlight: Melaleuca

Melaleuca, also known as Tea Tree oil, is one of my favorite doTERRA essential oils because it is versatile and has range of applications. What I love most about Melaleuca is its benefits for the skin and hair. I often put a drop or two of Melaleuca into my moisturizer, or even directly on my face after washing to reap the benefits of this purifying, toning ...

A true Inspiration!

Welcome to my blog, The Stretch, where I will offer morsels of information to help stretch you in many ways: Physically, emotionally, and spiritually! To start off, I want to share with you a little inspiration! I have an amazing story about one of our Wellness Advocates, Jennifer Thomas, who takes time out of her busy schedule to volunteer in her local e...