Ebooks doTERRA eBook Essential Oils and Fitness - Page 20

If you are trying to determine which essential oils will be the most useful for your personal workout routine and fitness goals, take a look at some of the main benefits for fitness that each oil holds: Geranium: Apply to armpits after a sweaty workout Basil: May calm tense muscles* Grapefruit: Diffuse while dieting or trying to lose weight to increase motivation Bergamot: May calm the nervous system and relax the muscles;* helps support a healthy metabolism* Birch: Can be massaged into hands, back, and legs after exercising for a soothing and warming sensation Ginger: May help support healthy joint function;* diffuse to promote a sense of equilibrium Helichrysum: Use in conjunction with full body massage to promote vitality and energy Lemongrass: Combine with a carrier oil and use for massage after a hard workout Black Pepper: Contains important antioxidants;* supports a healthy metabolism* Lime: Supports healthy metabolism and healthy weight management* Cardamom: Promotes clear breathing and maintains respiratory health* Marjoram: Add to a massage blend for targeting tired, stressed muscles, or apply before and after exercising Cassia: Can be used to create a warming massage after a difficult workout Cedarwood: Before exercising,try rubbing one to two drops on your chest to maintain vitality throughout your workout Cinnamon Bark: Dilute with dōTERRA ® Fractionated Coconut Oil and create a warming massage for cold, achy joints Clove: Helps maintain a healthy immune system;* promotes healthy blood circulation;* may calm tense muscles* Coriander: After a short workout, apply to the legs for a soothing massage Cypress: Prior to a long run, apply to the feet and legs for an energizing boost Douglas Fir: Promotes feelings of clear airways and easy breathing Eucalyptus: Promotes feelings of clear breathing and open airways; creates soothing massage Melaleuca: Supports healthy joint function and soothes body soreness after exercise* Melissa: Can help calm and soothe after a rigorous workout Myrrh: Helps relax the musculoskeletal system and relieve tension* Oregano: Can contribute to better overall health and wellness when used in conjunction with healthy dietary and exercise patterns* Peppermint: Promotes clear airways; provides an energizing pick-me-up when applied topically or diffused Siberian Fir: Diffuse before exercising for an energizing effect Thyme: May contribute to better overall health in conjunction with a better diet and exercise regimen.* Vetiver: Apply to feet after a workout as part of a soothing massage Fennel: Take a drop in water or tea to help fight off sweet tooth cravings* Wild Orange: Add to your water for a burst of flavor and to promote overall health* Frankincense: After a day of outdoor activity, massage into the hands and feet for a warming and soothing effect Wintergreen: Massage into hands, back, and legs for a warming and soothing sensation after exercise * These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.