How to Use Essential Oil


Getting Started

As you start using essential oils, keep the following guidelines in mind:

Determine the specific uses and benefits of the oil you intend to use. Product Information Pages and shop pages are great sources of information.
Follow any label and packaging instructions.
If you have specific concerns about the essential oil you intend to use, consult with a healthcare professional first.

How do you use Essential Oils?

You don’t need a degree in chemistry or extensive training to use essential oils effectively. With a basic understanding of safety precautions and application methods, it is easy to start using essential oils in your daily routines.


Aromatic use of essential oils includes any application method that helps you experience the aroma of the oil. You can use essential oils aromatically by:

  • Diffusing in an essential oil diffuser

  • Applying a drop to your hands and inhaling

  • Wearing as a personal fragrance


Topical application of essential oils allows the oil to absorb into the skin. You can use essential oils on your skin by:

  • Incorporating them into a massage

  • Applying to targeted areas

  • Adding to lotions or moisturizers


Internal use of certain essential oils can be beneficial to the body and add unique flavor profiles to dishes and beverages. First, make sure the essential oil is safe for internal use, and then try taking essential oils internally by using one of these methods:

  • Add to a glass of water, milk, or juice

  • Add to a favorite tea or smoothie

  • Include in recipes

  • Take in a veggie capsule

  • Put a drop under your tongue

What are the Best Essential Oils?

The best essential oils are naturally sourced. To see why doTERRA is committed to providing only the purest essential oils, click below:

Commitment to Quality

Each oil is unique, making it easy to find a naturally sourced solution for your specific wellness needs. Some of the most popular essential oils have multiple benefits and application methods. These oils are often household favorites.

Here are the 10 most popular doTERRA Canada essential oils:

  1. Frankincense essential oil

  2. Lavender essential oil

  3. Copaiba essential oil

  4. Lemon essential oil

  5. Wild Orange essential oil

  6. Peppermint essential oil

  7. Tea Tree essential oil

  8. Ginger essential oil

  9. Grapefruit essential oil

  10. Eucalyptus essential oil

As you try different essential oils, you will learn which ones work best for you and your needs. For the best essential oil experience, it is important to use oils that are pure, potent, and safe.

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