Red, White, and Blue Essentials for Independence Day!

Independence Day Post

 

Deep BLUE:

“Deep Blue is a soothing solution for sore muscles and joints. Wintergreen, Camphor, Peppermint, Blue Tansy, Blue Chamomile, Helichrysum, and Osmanthus work together to soothe and relax muscles and ease achy joints. Its effects are deep and penetrating with sustained results. Once gently rubbed into the area of discomfort, Deep Blue’s cool therapeutic benefit will be felt almost immediately. Deep Blue provides instant relief for the occasional discomfort of tired, sore, and worn-down muscles and joints (DoTERRA’s Product Guide).”

Primary Benefits:

  • Soothes sore muscles and achy joints
  • Supports healthy circulation

Possible Independence Day Uses:

  • Rub on muscles before and after working off that delicious BBQ food to reduce discomfort.
  • After long hours of watching the fireworks, try rubbing Deep Blue essential oil blend on the shoulders and neck to recover and ease muscle tension.
  • Rub Deep Blue on lower back muscles after a long day of BBQing and being “young” again.

WHITE Fir:

“White Fir tree is a popular wood for construction because of its combination of strength, versatility, and beauty. It is also a popular choice for Christmas trees. Native Americans used White Fir as a building material and in traditional medicine, specifically to promote healthy respiratory function. Derived from the soft needles of the tree, White Fir essential oil is most noted for soothing sore muscles and joints and supporting clear breathing. Aromatically, White Fir evokes feelings of stability, energy, and empowerment. It can be stimulating to the mind while helping the body to relax  (DoTERRA’s Product Guide).”

Primary Benefits:

  • Alleviates the pain and discomfort of sore muscles and joints
  • Supports clear breathing and respiratory function
  • Energizes the body and mind

Possible Independence Day Uses:

  • Apply to achy muscles and joints after a long and eventful day celebrating the 4th of July.
  • Diffuse or apply to chest to promote clear breathing after inhaling firework fumes.
  • Add 1-2 drops to a hot bath to relax and breathe after spending a LONG day with family.
  • Diffuse to reduce mental fatigue as you keep up with the hustle and bustle of this holiday.

RED On Guard:

“On Guard, a proprietary essential oil blend, provides a natural and effective alternative to keep your family and home healthy. As one of dōTERRA’s best-selling blends, On Guard protects against environmental and seasonal threats with essential oils known for their positive effects on the immune system. On Guard can be taken internally on a daily basis to maintain healthy immune function as well as used on surfaces throughout the home as a non-toxic cleaner. When diffused, On Guard helps purify the air and support healthy respiratory function, and can be very energizing and uplifting. On Guard provides cleansing and purifying benefits while promoting healthy circulation  (DoTERRA’s Product Guide).”

Primary Benefits:

  • Supports healthy immune function
  • Protects against environmental threats
  • Cleanses surfaces
  • Purifies the skin while promoting healthy circulation
  • Energizing and uplifting aroma

Possible Independence Day Uses:

  • Gargle with a few drops of On Guard as a healthy mouth rinse or for an irritated throat, don’t want to be sick for the celebration!
  • Add to a dishwashing sponge or cloth to purify and eliminate odors during the BBQ cleanup.
  • Use on stainless-steel surfaces to eliminate tough, caked-on spills if you decided to clean up after all the festivities are over.
  • Soak sliced apples in water and a few drops of On Guard for a healthy, immune-boosting snack while you watch the fireworks
  • Combine a few drops of On Guard with Fractionated Coconut Oil for a natural hand cleanser after eating that yummy BBQ.
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