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The Oil of Renewal

The essential oil of Renewal

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

We are talking about the empowerment of dōTERRA Basil essential oil


Basil's benefits:

  • Acts as a cooling agent for the skin

  • Promotes mental alertness and lessens anxious feelings when diffused

  • May help to ease monthly feminine discomfort*

  • Positive properties: Energized, renewed, rejuvenated, rested, strengthened.

  • Supports those who are under a great deal of mental strain.***

  • Helpful for recovery from negative habits.***​

Basil’'s uses:

  • Diffuse to promote a sense of focus while studying or reading.

  • Massage with wintergreen and carrier oil on back of neck for a stress-relieving experience.

  • Take a drop internally to provide soothing support during menstrual cycle.*

  • Add to your favorite Italian dishes for a refreshing taste.

Basil's Aromatic Description: Warm, spicy, herbal

Cautions: Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.

Find more information on Basil Essential Oil - click here.

Gina's favorite use: I’ve always used it in my bodywork on the shoulders!

Janet's favorite use: Obvs! it’s Italian food!

Oil Fact Of The Day:

Basil is from the Greek word meaning “king”. Ancient Greeks believed it opened the gateways to heaven.


How To Get Your Hands On A Bottle of Basil Essential Oil Blend

During the month of August, We are giving away a 15ml bottle of dōTERRA Basil Essential Oil to anyone who orders a Family Essentials Kit and signs up as a Wellness Advocate through me (Janet will be your enroller). BONUS: Anyone who orders a Family Essentials Kit through me will also receive a welcome package from me including an essential oils reference book. Available to U.S. residents only.

Ready to get started? Order your oils HERE.


Libations of the day

GG’s Bubbly Basil

Prosecco or Champagne

Watermelon Chunks/Cubes

One drop dōTERRA Basil Essential Oil

dōTERRA lime sugar rim

Basil leave and lime slices for garnish, if desired.

Cut watermelon into small cubes. Place them in the freezer. Make lime sugar rim.

Lime Sugar Rim

Make a sugar rim by mixing 1 to 2 drops of dōTERRA Lime Essential Oil and sugar on a plate about the size of the rim of your glass. Rub 1 drop of dōTERRA Lime Essential Oil around the rim with your finger and dip the glass in the sugar.

GG's Bubbly Basil

Janet’s Basil-ito





Fresh basil

One drop dōTERRA Basil Essential Oil.

Fresh basil for garnish

Slice ½ of lime and put in the bottom of your glass with a couple of basil leaves, basil essential oil and a splash of Limeaide and muddle. Add in rum and fill glass with Limeaide. Garnish with a lime slice and basil if you like. It’s a great twist on a normal mojito!

Janet's Basil-ito

Using oils with intention

Basil’s Body Prayer

Do this beautiful body prayer as you remind yourself to stay energized.

Place 1-3 drops of Basil on your heart.

Breathe in and Be Still

Awaken my energy to

Strengthen my mind, body, heart and soul

I am renewed and remind myself to

Let Go

Begin with hands in prayer pose in front of your heart.

Say out loud:

Breathe in and Be Still (take a nice LONG deep breath)

Slowly drop your hands to your side and gently allow them to raise above your head to meet in prayer pose and say:

Awaken my energy to

Strengthen my mind (bring thumbs to third eye),

Strengthen my body (bring hands to each shoulder),

Strengthen my heart (bring prayer pose hands to heart) and

Strengthen my soul (slowly drop hands and begin to slowly raise above the head and meet in prayer pose and say:

I am renewed and remind myself to

Let Go (as/after you say “let go” do a STRONG canon breath out your mouth and jet your hands/arms behind your body ad you bend over into a forward fold).

Do this as many times as you wish.

Empower Basil - Empower You

*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.

*** Source: Emotions and Essential Oils: A Modern Resource for Healing,

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