The Oil of Surrender

The Oil of Surrender

Today’s pod is all about the oil of Surrendering.

We are talking about the empowerment of Wintergreen.

Wintergreen’s benefits:

  • Cleansing and purifying effect for the skin

  • Supports a healthy immune system*

  • Naturally repels insects

  • Assists strong-willed individuals in letting go of the need to know and the need to be right***

  • Reminds individuals that they do not have to face life all on their own.***

  • Assists in letting go of negativity.***

Wintergreen’s uses:

  • Wintergreen contains the same active ingredient as Birch.

  • Massage into hands, back, and legs for a soothing and warming sensation after exercise.

  • Place a few drops of Wintergreen on a cotton ball and place in your gym bag.

  • Wintergreen’s strong scent will work to mask any odor.

  • Apply to skin to reduce the appearance of blemishes.

  • Diffuse for a sweet, uplifting aroma.

  • Commonly used in oral hygiene products.

Wintergreen’s Aromatic Description: Sweet, minty, refreshing

Find more information on Wintergreen Essential Oil - click here.

Gina’s favorite use: Linen Spray with Lavender. Thyme wards of nightmares and lavender is calming and relaxing.

Janet’s favorite use: Plants in her garden attract fairies….and she cooks with it.

Quick fact of the Day

Wintergreen and Birch are the only plants in the world that contain methyl salicylate naturally. Methyl salicylate, is used in topical creams and massage blends because of its soothing properties.

Libations of the day

GG’s Truth


Sweetened Condensed Milk (a spoon or two)

Half & Half

1 drop dōTERRA Coriander Essential Oil (the Oil of Integrity)

1 drop dōTERRA Lemon Essential Oil (the Oil of Truth)

Espresso Vodka

Irish Cream

Splash of club soda


GG's Truth

Janet’s Whip it — whip it good!

2 parts cream

1 part vodka

1 part rum

4 parts orange juice

1 drop dōTERRA Lemon Essential Oil

1 drop dōTERRA Lime Essential Oil

1 drop dōTERRA Wild Orange Essential Oil

1 drop dōTERRA Ginger Essential Oil

Blend all ingredients, no ice.

Janet's Whip it – Whip it good!

Using oils with intention

It’s time to let go –– Place one drop dōTERRA Wintergreen Essential Oil on each thumb. There are up power chest reflex points fro your lungs to free stuck frustrations, anxieties and distress. Cross your forearms in front of your heart and your hands and thumbs magnetically go to these points. Rub firmly, feeling for soreness and tension.

She let go.

She let go. Without a thought or a word, she let go.

She let go of the fear.

She let go of the judgments.

She let go of the confluence of opinions swarming around her head.

She let go of the committee of indecision within her.

She let go of all the ‘right’ reasons.

Wholly and completely, without hesitation or worry, she just let go.

She didn’t ask anyone for advice.

She didn’t read a book on how to let go.

She didn’t search the scriptures.

She just let go.

She let go of all of the memories that held her back.

She let go of all of the anxiety that kept her from moving forward.

She let go of the planning and all of the calculations about how to do it just right.

She didn’t promise to let go.

She didn’t journal about it.

She didn’t write the projected date in her Day-Timer.

She made no public announcement and put no ad in the paper.

She didn’t check the weather report or read her daily horoscope.

She just let go.

She didn’t analyze whether she should let go.

She didn’t call her friends to discuss the matter.

She didn’t do a five-step Spiritual Mind Treatment.

She didn’t call the prayer line.

She didn’t utter one word.

She just let go.

No one was around when it happened.

There was no applause or congratulations.

No one thanked her or praised her.

No one noticed a thing.

Like a leaf falling from a tree, she just let go.

There was no effort.