Travel Essentials for Wellness
Travel can be challenging on our bodies and the last thing you want when you are on vacation or a business trip is to feel bad! It seems like every time I go out of town my body rebels against the food and the different environment and I end up getting digestive issues, muscle discomfort, or decreased immunity. I have decided that this just can’t happen anymore so I am taking matters into my own hands! I am taking a trip to Salt Lake City next week for the doTerra convention and my goal is to feel fabulous and enjoy my trip to the fullest. I am going to share with you some of my favorite essential oils and vitamins that I just will not leave home without. I hope these oils help you feel healthy and energized next time you travel!
The #1 Essential Oil I will never leave home without is DigestZen or DigestTab
When traveling or trying new foods take DigestZen to soothe occasional stomach discomfort.*
Add to water or tea to maintain a healthy gastrointestinal tract.*
Eases feelings of queasiness.*
Helps reduce bloating, gas, and occasional indigestion.*
#2 On Guard (throat drops, beadlets or essential oil)
doTERRA On Guard is an effective alternative to synthetic options for immune support.*
Diffuse for cleansing the air.
Add two to three drops in a veggie capsule for a quick immune boost.*
Supports the body’s natural antioxidant defenses.*
Take one to two drops in a Veggie capsule to support healthy cellular function.*
Add to moisturizer to reduce the appearance of blemishes and to rejuvenate the skin.
Maintains feelings of clear airways and easy breathing.
Helps minimize the effects of seasonal threats.
Diffuse or inhale directly from palms, or rub on chest when environmental threats are high.
Use when outdoors to minimize the effects of seasonal changes.
Widely used for its calming and relaxing qualities.
Soothes occasional skin irritations.
Cleanses and purifies the air and surfaces.
Naturally cleanses the body and aids in digestion.*
Supports healthy respiratory function.*
Diffuse to promote a positive mood.
Take internally to assist with seasonal respiratory discomfort.*
#7 Wild Orange
Contains powerful antioxidants.*
Place one drop Wild Orange in your hand. Rub hands together and inhale deeply for an energizing aroma.
Add a drop to your water for a burst of flavor and to promote overall health.*
#8 Balance, Peace or Serenity
Promotes feelings of peace, reassurance, and contentment.
Counteracts anxious and fearful emotions.
Promotes relaxation and a restful sleeping environment.
Diffuses into a subtle aroma ideal for relaxation.
Renowned for its cleansing and rejuvenating effect on the skin.
Promotes healthy immune function.*
Protects against environmental and seasonal threats.*
Put two to three drops in veggie capsule to help maintain a healthy immune system.*
Oregano offers powerful antioxidants.*
Supports healthy respiratory function.*
#11 Deep Blue or Aromatouch
Apply to neck and shoulders to promote feelings of relaxation and lessen tension.
After long hours on the road, try rubbing Deep Blue essential oil blend on your fingers, wrists, shoulders, and neck.
Rub Deep Blue on lower back after a day of heavy lifting at work or during a move
Now lets see if all of these things will fit in a quart sized bag!
** A quick note on traveling with liquids...All of your liquids must be contained in ONE quart sized bag, you submit this bag at the security checkpoint at the airport. I took essential oils on our trip to cancun and to SLC Utah last year... no problems. I brought smaller bottles with me (5 ml) so that I had room for more oils. Seriously I felt better on both of these trips than I usually do! So thankful I had my oils with me.
Other products that I would also bring with me while traveling are:
Lifelong Vitality Supplements (IQ Mega, DDR Prime, Microplex VMz)
PB assist- probiotics
Terrazyme- Digestive Enzymes
Fractionated Coconut Oil to dilute the oils or simply bring the Touch Kit which has already diluted essential oils.
A diffuser to use in your hotel room
On Guard Toothpaste
doTerra Salon Essentials Shampoo and Conditioner
Pretty sure I am going to have a great time on my vacation next week, with the support of my essential oils and some fun friends to hang out with :)
If you have any questions please contact me
Here are a couple kits that contain the oils discussed in this article. There are several options on my website :)
I truly believe that everyone should take a good quality multivitamin, essential fatty acids, cellular support and brain function, probiotics, and digestive enzymes. There are many brands on the market but many of them are chock full of nutrients that your body can’t absorb. I have found that if a vitamin is food based and the vitamins are the right ratio for our bodies, than we absorb the nutrients better.
It's spring time, the flowers are blooming, the beautiful green grass is freshly cut, my neighbors are out weed-whacking all the native weeds that are covering their hillsides. Everything is ripe and fresh and green....
Here are several safe essential oils and supplements that you can use with with your kids! Children can have many different challenges and you can help them sleep restfully, support healthy immune function, maintain healthy airways, and sooth occasional skin irritations. Help your children feel better...naturally.
Lemon & Poppyseed soap
Soap is a fun and easy gift idea or project to do with the kids. I make all kinds of soaps using this recipe and just substitute other herbs and essential oils. See the end of recipe for more ideas.
Margarita Mix with Essential Oils
Add to your favorite Margarita recipe, or use mine!
Specialty drinks are an easy and delicious way to get into the holiday spirit. This non-alcoholic cranberry and lime spritzer is a festive, fun, and delicious addition to complement any meal during the holidays.
Try this delicious and health version of chocolate brownies, using peppermint essential oil. Yum!
Here are step by step directions for creating your own aluminum/paraben free deodorant stick. This makes enough for 2-3 average sized deodorant sticks.
As a mom of 3 active boys, I have a lot of messes to clean up! I want to make sure that I am using products that are safe for my family, so I make my own! It's super easy. All the ingredients are easy to find and have no harmful chemicals in them.