Living Magazine Spring 2019 doTERRA Living Magazine - Page 27

Essential Oil Spotlight Magnolia Touch Michelia alba Aromatic Description: Fruity, floral, balsamic Distillation Method: Steam Distillation Plant Part: Flower Carefully distilled from the petals of the magnolia flower, Magnolia essential oil is best known for its sweet, luxurious aroma. Used frequently in traditional health practices of places like China and Thailand, Magnolia oil is also revered for its ability to promote feelings of balance and relaxation. The chemical makeup of Magnolia oil contains linalool, which may help ease anxious feelings or feelings of stress on those days when you are overwhelmed. The unique aroma of Magnolia oil makes the perfect personal fragrance as magnolia is frequently used in the perfume industry to create inviting and exotic fragrances. In addition to making you smell wonderful, Magnolia Touch holds properties that are useful for moisturizing and soothing the skin. dōTERRA Magnolia Touch comes pre-diluted with Fractionated Coconut Oil, making it easy to enjoy the benefits of the oil right away. How to use:  Apply to the wrists when anxious feelings arise.  To soothe and moisturize the skin, roll on Magnolia Touch during your daily skin care routine.  Promote relaxation when getting ready for bed by applying Magnolia Touch to the palms, placing the hands over the nose and inhaling.  Use Magnolia Touch as your own personal fragrance by applying to the wrists, throat, inside the elbows, or behind the ears before leaving the house for the day.  Roll onto the bottom of the feet to promote feelings of calm. Consider layering with other oils like Bergamot, Lavender, or Ylang Ylang. Fun Fact: Magnolia is a somewhat rare and expensive oil because it is difficult to grow and harvest the blossoms needed for extraction. In order to successfuly extract the essential oil, Magnolia blossoms must be picked by hand early in the morning or late in the evening. / 27