In addition to helping out The Tattoo Shop, Elisha enjoys helping
others find natural alternatives. A healthy body works like body armor, protecting us from threats that constantly bombard us. We come into contact with environmental and seasonal threats every day amid all of our activities. We don’t pay much attention to the intricate functions of our bodies until something slips through a crack in the armor, making us feel like we need an extra boost. With the right tools, you can give your body what it needs to stay strong all season. Maintaining a strong body requires several elements to come together in harmony—things like diet, exercise, stress, sleep, toxins, and medical care must all be addressed properly in order for the body to work as it should.
How Environmental Threats Move As you know, environmental threats can travel, moving in and out of the body through exposure pathways. They enter the body through the mouth, ears, nose, eyes, and skin. They exit through excrement, sneezing, coughing, or pores in the skin. Stopping the movement along these pathways is critically important—and fortunately, it’s also simple. You already know how to minimize your exposure pathways. It’s all the things your mom told you to do: wash your hands, cover your mouth when you cough, keep your room clean, and don’t touch your eyes or pick your nose.
Staying Strong All Season So, what can you do to support your immune system and stay strong all season? There are three basic steps to help you stay well:
1. Prevent The first thing to do is limit the exposure pathways in and out of your body. Thoroughly washing your hands is the best way to protect yourself and others from environmental threats. Essential oils are an excellent way to keep yourself, your space, and your air clean.
2. Strengthen Now that you’ve addressed exposure pathways, be sure to give your body what it needs to stay well. Fortunately, you’re already living a lifestyle that helps you stay strong—the wellness lifestyle! By eating right, exercising, resting and managing stress, and reducing your toxic load, you’ve gotten a head start in staying strong all season.
3. Respond Sometimes—despite our best efforts—things slip through the cracks. When that happens, you need to address some of the effects. There’s a wide variety of essential oils and products that provide soothing and comfort. Tips: Wash your hands frequently, diffuse essential oils to help cleanse the air, keep your household surfaces clean, cover your mouth when you cough and sneeze, and stay at home if you feel unwell. Here are a few oils and how they can assist in a healthy lifestyle
Purify Pure-fection in a bottle
Add a few drops to a diffuser to purify and freshen the air.
Add five drops to a small spray bottle with water and use to wipe down counter tops.
Add three drops to your air filter to help purify the air in your home.
The doTERRA Breathe® Family Stop and take a breath
Diffuse doTERRA Breathe blend when seasonal and environmental threats are high.
Rub doTERRA Breathe Touch on your chest or feet when seasonal and environmental threats are high.
Enjoy doTERRA Breathe Respiratory Drops to help clean and soothe airways.
Tea Tree Make surfaces sparkle
Add a few drops to a spray bottle with water and use on surfaces as a cleansing and purifying agent.
Diffuse throughout the home to help purify and freshen the air.
Frankincense When in doubt, get your Frankincense out
Take one to two drops in a Veggie Cap to support healthy cellular function.*
Diffuse with other immune-boosting essential oils in common areas of your home, like the living room or kitchen.
Dilute in a glass of water and take internally to support healthy immune and nervous system function.*
Copaiba and Copaiba Softgels Better with Copaiba
Add one to two drops of Copaiba essential oil to water, juice, or tea to support the health of the immune system.*
Take one Copaiba Softgel as needed to support the nervous, cardiovascular, immune, and digestive systems.*
Place one to two drops of Copaiba oil under your tongue and swallow to encourage a general sense of well-being during periods of stress or nervousness.
Bergamot Purity powerhouse
Diffuse in your home or at the office when stress levels or tensions are high.
When you’re in a hurry, add a few drops to a rag and wipe down surfaces in your home.
Melissa Let Melissa take care of it
Create a restful sleeping environment by diffusing or rubbing the oil on the forehead, shoulders, or chest at night.
Take one to two drops internally to promote a healthy immune response.*
Apply a drop under your tongue and swallow to support cellular health.*
doTERRA Serenity® and doTERRA Serenity Softgels A healthy body needs a good night’s rest
Apply doTERRA Serenity Restful Blend to the bottoms of your feet at bedtime to help unwind. Use in conjunction with doTERRA Serenity Restful Complex Softgels for an enhanced effect.
Diffuse doTERRA Serenity blend at night to calm a restless baby or child.
Take one or two doTERRA Serenity Softgels before bed to help you get the refreshing sleep you need without feeling groggy or sleepy the next day.*
Veggie Caps Get the good stuff inside
Add a few drops of an immune-supporting essential oil to a Veggie Cap and swallow.
If you don’t like the taste of certain essential oils, use a Veggie Cap to enjoy their internal benefits.
As you get ready for the day, add your go-to essential oils to a Veggie Cap (it’s okay to add more than one) and take internally for the support you need.
Peppermint Cool and Collected
Take one to two drops in a Veggie Capsule to promote healthy respiratory function and clear breathing.*
Put a drop of Peppermint oil in a glass of water to alleviate occasional stomach upset.*
Apply to your chest for a cooling sensation and refreshing aroma.
When taken internally, essential oils can support the proper function of different body systems on a daily basis, including supporting feelings of clear breathing and protecting against environmental threats.* A relationship with a trusted medical professional is one of the foundational pillars of lifelong health. Developing a relationship with medical professionals is crucial so you can be proactive instead of reactive about necessary medical care. * 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.
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