Methods of Use for Essential Oils
The methods of use for essential oils can be either aromatically, topically or internally. When you see the symbols shown above within a dōTERRA fact sheet they are referring to a particular method of use. There is also specific notes for skin sensitivity.
Essential oils that can be used aromatically. Diffusion is one of the most popular ways to enjoy the aromatic benefits of essential oils. Essential oils when diffused or inhaled can be very stimulating, calming, or soothing depending on their properties.
Essential oils can be used topically. However, if used NEAT this means you can apply them directly on the skin without a carrier oil. You can also mix them with carrier oils or other personal care products if you are dealing with skin sensitivities, young children or animals. Essential oils can be safely applied for massage or topical benefits.
Essential oils that can be used internally. You can add oils to beverages, take them in dōTERRA Veggie Caps, take dōTERRA essential oils supplements, or use them in your favorite recipes. Certain essential oils have a rich culinary history and can be used internally.