Pink Pepper Essential Oil

Pink Pepper Essential Oil: The Oil of True Love

Pink Pepper Essential Oil: The Oil of True love

Pink Pepper Essential Oil is a new release to doTERRA and is a beautiful essential oil for those wanting to manifest true love in their life. It’s also for those who are looking for a beautiful essential oil to use when blending their own perfume or aromatic dressing, or is equally beautiful in a diffuser. The opportunities to use this oil are endless, and as you learn to use this oil, you too will fall in love with its versatility.

Pink Pepper Essential Oil

 

 

Pink Pepper Essential Oil

 

Pink Pepper Essential Oil

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Talking about essential oils, is not complete without an exploration of their origin. Understanding how essential oils are sourced, gives us a wonderful insight into how nature created these magical oils and the importance of understanding the power of our purchasing dollars in uplifting the lives of others.  doTERRA sources Pink Pepper from two locations: from Kenya in Africa and Peru. Two sourcing models are used- traditional sourcing and co-impact sourcing.

In my own words- the reason I purchase doTERRA essential oils is that I understand that the oils come from trusted sources, they are not just purchased bulk from a middleman who bought it off another middleman. I can trust the quality and purity of the essential oils, because doTERRA goes to the original source, and develops relationships with the people who are actually growing the plants that are distilled, to make the essential oils.

In doTERRA’s own words:

Co-Impact Sourcing is an initiative that seeks to develop long-term, mutually beneficial supplier partnerships while creating sustainable jobs and providing reliable income in underdeveloped areas. doTERRA is committed to the ethical treatment of its suppliers by providing on-time payments at fair prices. Growers and harvesters are encouraged to form cooperative groups to share collective benefits and bargaining power while improving skills and capacity.

Additionally, the doTERRA Healing Hands Foundation® helps support development projects in sourcing communities. Projects include schools, health clinics, improved infrastructure and clean water systems.

In the video below, you will see how the simple act of being able to harvest Pink Peppercorns has helped two special women provide food for their children, when all hope had been lost after the death of their husbands.

Want these gorgeous oils in your life? Shop below for USD$ retail prices (shipped globally), or create a wholesale account to obtain 25% with a $35 membership. 

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Love letters from Katische

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Star Anise

Star Anise Essential Oil

Star Anise Essential Oil

For a limited time, Star Anise Essential Oil is available as a part of the doTERRA Harmony Aroma Handcraft Essential Oil Collection.

This fragrance kit includes 5 mL bottles of Star Anise, Pink Pepper, and Green Mandarin essential oils, as well as two 10 mL roll-on bottles, pipets, labels, and a booklet with over 30 fragrance recipes.

Available in US and Canada, as well as Japan, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, and Singapore NFR markets.

SKU: 60205374
Wholesale: $38.50
Retail: $51.33
PV: 35

Limit two per account, per household, while supplies last. Shop now, chose the country you live in and then importantly click on NFR (International Not For Retail) so that it selects the USA shop.  Then fill out your details, and add the wholesale membership packet to your account and type in the SKU60205374 in the search bar. This will give you the Harmony Kit. Add it to the collection and check out.

 

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Any questions- talk to our chat staff or email hello at Katische.com

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Sleep: How to actually get some

Sleep: How to actually get some and get a better night’s sleep

Sleep. Sometime it seems to literally escape us. We can either get to sleep but not stay asleep, or have difficulty falling asleep. Some of us have no troubles falling asleep but it’s the quality of our zzz’s that is our issue, as we wake up feeling tired. Not getting enough quality shut eye not only makes us grumpy, but it makes it harder to concentrate, we have less patience, our ability to concentrate is reduced and we have less energy. In short it affects the quality of our life, and the lives of people around us.

Lack of quality time with the Sandman is also linked to an increase in depression and anxiety, and obesity and a decrease in in the functioning of our immune system. We need sleep to repair our bodies, rest our mind and to function.

But you know that already right? You’ve tried warm milk and chamomile tea before bed, and frankly, you’re frustrated. It’s not as if you had a cup of coffee before bed… but you may have an addiction to Netflix or read a book on your ipad before you go to bed. You’ve got to try something right?

Nothing seems to work and you’re so damn tired, you find memes on the internet hilarious. Heck you probably already have these saved on your camera roll on your phone from when you screenshotted them in the middle of the night, and may have even snarkily posted one on Facebook or Instagram wondering if in fact anyone gave a damn. (I know, they didn’t).

 

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And you totally get this meme.

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Sleep Study

If you have enough energy to give it another go, just one more time, to see if you can find a solution, then today is your lucky day.  You finally came across the right page on google, and all you have to do now is click on the picture of the cat, and help is on the way.

Pinky promise, cross my heart and all that stuff.

 

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The sleep study will provide you with practical tools to help you gain a better night’s sleep. It’s free. So you’ve got nothing to lose and everything to gain, including peace of mind.

Did you do it? Go on, don’t scroll past, click on that dang cat and fill out the form and I’ll be in touch.

I look forward to helping you gain a better night’s sleep.

 

Katische

St Patrick's Day

St Patrick’s Day

Happy St Patrick’s Day

Do you like to get in the spirit of St Patrick’s Day? Whether you’re of Irish descent or not, it’s fun to mix it up with a little colour themed fun. Here’s a selection of fun diffuser blends, beauty treatments and recipes all naturally green for St Patrick’s Day. Put the green food colouring away and use the natural colour of food to colour your life.

St Patrick’s Day Diffuser Blends

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St Patrick’s Day Recipes with Essential Oils

 

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Please ensure that you use only food grade doTERRA essential oils in these recipes. I can guarantee the purity of these oils, and each bottle has a number on the bottom which you can actually track and read the chemical analysis to ensure you don’t have any nasties and no preservatives or fillers!

Are you of Irish decent? What’s your favourite way to celebrate St Patrick’s Day?

Cinnamon Essential Oil

Cinnamon Essential Oil

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What comes to your mind when you think of Cinnamon? Warm freshly baked donuts sprinkled with Cinnamon and sugar? or do you smell Christmas baking?  If you’ve ever tried freshly grated cinnamon instead of the powdered variety, then you know that there is a difference in potency and flavour. So too, the difference between Cinnamon and Cinnamon Essential Oil.

The essential oil is steam distilled from the bark, making it super concentrated and potent. It’s not an oil that you want to muck around with, as it is hot and can cause skin irritation. However, treated with care, this essential oil packs a punch.

Properties of Cinnamon Essential Oil:

  • Anti bacterial
  • Antifungal
  • Antidepressant
  • Anti-infectious
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Anti microbial
  • Antioxidant
  • Antiparasitic
  • Antiseptic
  • Antispasmodic
  • Anti viral
  • Astringent
  • Immune stimulant
  • Sexual stimulant

Phew! To read more about the health benefits of Cinnamon, you may like to visit this blog.

 

Cooking with Cinnamon Essential Oil

It’s no exaggeration that you need the teensiest tinies bit of Cinnamon Essential oil in your cooking as it packs a punch. Here’s a few recipes you might like to try:

The best part is that Cinnamon has amazing metabolic properties, so when you use it in your cooking, you win!

Emotional benefits of Cinnamon Essential oil

According to the book “Emotions and Essential Oils” Cinnamon is the oil of Sexual Harmony, as it “supports the reproductive system and helps heal sexual issues”.

“It assists individuals in accepting their body and embracing their physical attractiveness. Cinnamon dispels fear of rejection and nurtures healthy sexuality. It rekindles sexual energies where there has been repression, trauma or abuse. It can also bring clarity to souls who struggle with their sexual identity. Cinnamon also assists individuals in relationships where insecurities are shown by jealousy or control. It encourages the soul to let go of control and allow others to be free. Cinnamon can nurture strong relationships based on mutual love and respect. Where there are other insecurities covered by pretense, facade and pride, Cinnamon invites individuals to be honest and vulnerable, thereby allowing true intimacy to emerge”.

 

 

 

Additional information about Cinnamon essential oil can be found here.  To purchase Cinnamon essential oil, click on the image below.

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Lavender-Blueberry-Banana-Coconut Ice cream shake

Lavender-Blueberry-Banana-Coconut Ice Cream Shake

Back in Brisbane and absolutely sweltering! I need one of these!

Lavender-Blueberry-Banana-Coconut Ice cream shake

Lavender-Blueberry-Banana-Coconut Ice Cream Shake

Ingredients:


1 cup vanilla coconut milk ice cream
½ banana
¼ cup blueberries
½ teaspoon raw honey
2 cups full fat coconut milk
Sprinkle of cinnamon
4–6 drops Lavender or Lemon essential oil

Tip: Freeze fruit for a thicker consistency. For low fat coconut milk, combine 1 cup water with 1 cup coconut milk

Directions:
Using a blender, blend all ingredients together until smooth.

Serve in tall glasses.

Want more recipes? I have an amazing collection of essential oil recipes that I can email you- one simple recipe per week.

 

 

Ancient Secrets of Essential Oils

Ancient Secrets of Essential Oils

Been wondering about the ancient secrets of essential oils? Why are they “suddenly” so popular? It’s time to reflect on man’s journey from natural remedies to modern medicine and pharmaceuticals and back again. Come join the tribe of people who are tired of having their health owned by drug corporations who are happy to list “death” as a side effect of their synthetic remedies. In this video we look at the ancient civilisations and how they used essential oils, and then we look at how a brain reacts when exposed to the aromas of essential oils through inhalation. It’s truly fascinating!

 

 

Interested in watching the full version of the movie? Click here to watch it for free.  This movie is non company specific- it does NOT mention brands or companies, only the benefits of essential oils, the historical references and uses of essential oils, and some amazing examples of brain scans whilst inhaling essential oils. I learnt more than I expected and highly recommend it!

If after watching this movie, you are interested in purchasing essential oils, please contact me or go to the shop to get started right away!

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Myrrh essential oil

Myrrh Essential oil

Myrrh essential oil

Myrrh Essential oil

Myrrh Essential oil is a beautiful thick, sticky essential oil made from the resin of the Commiphora myrrha.

Native to regions in Africa and Arabia, the Commiphora myrrha is a small tree that produces a sap that hardens into the resin known as myrrh. Typically a thorny tree or shrub, the myrrh tree produces few leaves and rugged, angled branches. Due to its highly aromatic nature, myrrh has been used since ancient times for medicine, perfumery, incense, religious purposes, and burials. When extracted, sap from the myrrh tree, also referred to as myrrh gum, eventually hardens and dries into myrrh resin. When the myrrh tree is harvested, it “bleeds” the tree sap, which then turns hard and glossy. Through steam distillation, myrrh resin is converted into an essential oil with a dry, woody aroma.  Source: doterra.com

According to Modern Essentials, because of its chemical constituents Myrrh is

It has been used historically as incense in religious rituals, in embalming and as a cure for many ailments including herpes, cancer, leprosy and syphilis. The French have also used it medicinally to help with a wide range of issues including respiratory and digestion related issues and thrush.

Myrrh is also reputed to be fantastic for oral health and if you watch the video below you will find out about how Myrrh and other trees were linked to the origin of the humble toothbrush!

 

Myrrh essential oil for beauty and Skincare

Researchers have found that the topical application of Myrrh essential oil can help decrease sebum damage and protect skin from damage.

Due to its chemical design, Myrrh oil has proven to be helpful for cleansing, improving the appearance of skin, and promoting grounding feelings or the balancing of emotions. The sesquiterpene ethers in Myrrh essential oil are known for their soothing properties, which is why Myrrh is useful for soothing the skin or soothing emotions. One of the primary sesquiterpene ethers in Myrrh oil, curzerene, is commonly added to skin care products because of its ability to improve the appearance of skin.

 

Myrrh essential oil is an active ingredient in the dotERRA Spa Clarifying Mud Mask and in Salubelle (Imortelle in USA), both pictured below.

 

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Blends using Myrrh Essential oil

My favourite oil to blend with Myrrh is lavender, but it is a match made in heaven with Sandalwood and Frankincense and also Cedarwood, to achieve deep rest and relaxation.

 

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DIY: Razor Relief Serum

DIY: Cuticle Cream

Emotional Properties of Myrrh:

Emotions & Essential oils- A Modern Resource for Healing identifies Myrrh as the Oil of Mother Earth due to its nurturing properties.

Myrrh oil nurtures the soul’s relationship with its maternal mother and with the earth. This oil supports individuals who have had disturbances with the mother-child bond. Whether it is a division between the child and the biological mother or whether it be mother earth herself, Myrrh can help bridge the gap and heal the disturbance. This division or lack of attachment may be related to adoption, birth trauma, malnourishment, experiences of abandonment or other childhood issues. Myrrh helps the soul to feel the love and nurturing presence of mother. Similar to the nutrient-rich colostrum found in mothers milk, Myrrh oil inoculates individuals from the adverse and harmful effects of the world. Like the warmth of a mother’s love for her child, Myrrh assists individuals in feeling safe and secure”. 

 

To purchase Myrrh essential oil, click on the image below and follow the instructions.  In December 2017, Myrrh is 10% off with a wholesale price of $83.25 AUD for Australian customers or $110.29 AUD for retail customers.

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Best essential oils for summer

Best Essential oils for Summer and the Silly Season

Summer’s almost here and on top of that it’s the silly season, and the kids are about to be off school for 8 weeks! So here’s my top tips for surviving the heat, the crowds, and your kids with your sanity intact! I recorded a Facebook live from my Facebook page for you, otherwise below the video I will outline my top tips.

 

 

Christmas Tips:

Beat the bloating and “overfull” feeling after your Christmas feast with DigestZen Essential Oil.  It’s comprise of Anise, Peppermint, Ginger, Caraway, Coriander, Tarragon and Fennel Essential oils and helps your body digest that abundance of alcohol and food. You can place one drop in a glass of water if you enjoy the licorice and aniseed flavours, diffuse in your diffuser or rub onto your abdomen. For children and those with sensitive skin always dilute in a tablespoon of fractionated coconut oil.

Balance Essential oil is fantastic to keep you and the kids and the entire family calm during Christmas shopping!

Get your skin beach ready!

Grapefruit and Cypress Essential oils are your best friend. Grapefruit helps smash out those lumps and dimples in your legs, and Cypress works wonders with those veins.  My favourite thing to do is to make up my own body scrub with raw sugar, 10 drops of essential oil and enough coconut oil to cover and mix through. I keep it in a sealed container in the bathroom and scrub my legs before shaving- it makes my legs all nice and lubricated, so I don’t have to use soap on my legs.  If you prefer, doTERRA has a gorgeous body scrub in the Day Spa collection which is made with Bergamot essential oil.

 

Get prepared for the great outdoors!

Lavender is your best friend for bites, stings, burns and sunburn and blemishes. Apply directly to the source of irritation.  Terramour is our special blend of essential oils which you can use instead of those nasty chemical laden DDT bug sprays. It comes in a 15ml bottle or in a spray bottle for easy application. This is a blend of fractionated coconut oil, Ylang Ylang, Tiamnu seed oil, Nootka Oil, Catnip Oil, Litsea Oil, Arborvitae Oil, Lemon Eucalyptus oil, and Vanilla Bean extract.

 

 

 

To purchase any of the products mentioned in the video click below and follow the instructions

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