How my Oily Journey Began
It was early in 2012 when just one drop of doTERRA peppermint oil in a glass of water changed my life completely! At the time I had no interest in essential oils and no appreciation of the many benefits. But the peppermint tasted good and made me feel good, more awake and alert. Not surprising as it was the equivalent of 28 cups of peppermint tea!
I started experimenting with the oils on myself, my family, and my friends. We were all impressed. So much so that my friends wanted to learn about their uses. So I began to start teaching about the oils, small in-home classes, then library talks and seminars, then on television! Now I teach about the benefits of essential oils all over the world AND I LOVE IT!
I haven’t always been interested in health. My interest began after my son was born and he began to crawl. I started looking at the ingredients of cleaning products and asked myself if I really want my 8 month old ingesting a concoction of toxic chemicals? The answer was most definitely NO! So we switched to white vinegar and bicarbonate of soda. We have never looked back.
Since then it’s been a journey of discovery. A succession of illness and sleep deprivation for 12 months after my daughter was born led to the creation of GreenLifeOrganics. I wanted to share my journey and my research with others interested in living healthier and more sustainable lives (which actually go hand in hand – see the Nic Marks Ted Talk on the Happy Planet Index).
While I don’t have a background in health, I do have a background in science. Before doTERRA, my love of nature, the environment and sustainability led me to work for many years as a geologist, hydrogeologist and environmental scientist. I loved the exploration, being in nature and the travel. But sitting in an office writing technical reports really wasn’t my true passion and I wasn’t happy. In fact I was stressed and it was affecting my health. After numerous tests, I was diagnosed with Irritable Bowl Syndrome (IBS). It was time for a change.
Now, I absolutely LOVE what I do. I love inspiring and empowering others to live healthy, sustainable and abundant lives. I love teaching people on the many benefits of essential oils and how they can help us transform emotionally and physically and live our passion and purpose. I have met the most amazing people, heard the most inspiring stories, and seen lives transform.
What I do Today
I love the fact that I can work from home, be my own boss, and be there for my children. I no longer have to miss sports days, assemblies, and other special occasions. I am there for them in the school holidays, I am there when they are sick.
I use these oils every day. I’m not sure how we every managed without them. They have improved our lives in so many ways. My IBS is no longer an issue and we now use essential oils to uplift the mood at home, help my children go to sleep at night, help them to focus at school, for pain relief when they hurt themselves, for upset stomachs, and when they are sick.
Thankfully we very rarely get sick these days, and if we are unwell, we usually bounce back in a few days or less. Before using essential oils, we used to be sick for months on end. We no longer rush to the pharmacy or doctors at the first sign of illness. We save time and money, and I know that we are doing something that is not only better for our health, its also sustainable, so good for the planet too!
Imagine our next generation of children growing up as healers in their own home. How empowering would that be!
What are Essential OIls?
Essential oils are naturally occurring, volatile aromatic compounds are found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants. They are powerfully fragrant and give plants their distinctive smells. They protect plants and play a role in pollination. In addition to their intrinsic benefits to plants and their beautiful fragrance, essential oils have long been used for food preparation, beauty treatment, and health-care practices.
There are many brands of essential oils available and it can be confusing. Many essential oils are adulterated and filled with synthetic ingredients. The limited regulations for essential oils means that you really don’t know what’s in the bottle, even if it says that its 100% pure. When choosing an essential oil company, do some research. Consider the following questions:
- Where were the plants grown?
- How and when were the plants harvested?
- What is the distillation process?
- What type of testing is done?
- Are all batches tested?
- Are the essential oils safe for consumption?
Pure essential oils are clean, crisp and quickly absorbed into the skin. Pure essential oils promote physical, emotional and spiritual well-being within the body. Pure essential oils have been used historically to treat a variety of ailments. Pure essential oils work.
dōTERRA’s Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade standard (CPTG) and co-impact sourcing model means that these oils truly are 100% pure, potent, effective and sourced sustainably and ethically from their indigenous, natural habitat globally. You can read more about what CPTG means here.
I chose to use dōTERRA for myself and my family as I am convinced that these oils are among the best available today.
Whether you just want to use the oils for personal use, or start sharing and growing a home-based business, you can get started today by opening your very own wholesale account.
Ready to get started?
The wonderful thing about doTERRA is that anyone can order wholesale, saving up to 55% below retail prices. Its the same account whether you just want to use the oils for personal use, or to share with others and earn an income.
Purchasing is really easy. All you need to ask yourself is: “Do I want to pay retail or do I want to save 25% and open up a wholesale account?” Both options are available, but it is well worth the investment of a wholesale account and here’s why…
The Benefits of Opening a Wholesale Account
- You get 25% off the retail pricing – all products, all the time!
- Enrolment fee for $35 (£25) the 1st year, waivered when signing up with an enrolment kit (see some options below), saving even more $ or £. And when you renew the following year for $25 (or £20), dōTERRA give you a free bottle of peppermint essential oil worth approximately the same as the renewal fee (which you only get charged if you order something).
- There is no requirement for a minimum order (by value or how often you order).
- dōTERRA creates your own personal website (for directing other people to purchase through you). The website is set up and maintained by dōTERRA. No work for you! You earn 25% profit on the purchases made by retail customers who purchase from your site. Believe me; you won’t be able to stop yourself from sharing the benefits of these essential oils once you get started!
- dōTERRA creates your own personal virtual internet office site to place your orders. Ordering is easy and there is always someone to call to ask for help if you need it.
- A great option for personal and business use
To get started with your own wholesale account click here. Then go to ‘join and save’, select your country, select Wholesale Customer or Wellness Advocate, add your details, select your kit, add payment details, and thats it!
“Wholesale with Benefits” – the Loyalty Rewards Program
When you open up a wholesale account, you can also join the monthly Loyalty Rewards Program (LRP) which provides you with even more value. I like to call it “Wholesale with Benefits!”
LRP is a optional monthly purchase program – i.e. you agree to order something each month. This order can be changed at any time up to 24 hours before shipping; and you don’t have to have the same products each month. You can also cancel at any time.
- Earn product credits (from 10 – 30%) to be used as credit to purchase dōTERRA products. These points can add up quickly; getting free oils just for a small admin cost and covering postage – how good is that!
- Your monthly Loyalty Rewards order totalling 125PV (Points Value) or more and scheduled to ship before the 15th of the month will get a free oil. Called the “Product of the Month” or “POM”, this oil changes each month. I took advantage of this. Why not get a free a oil every month? It is a great way to build up your oil collection.
- Ability to earn bonuses through various compensation schemes if you wish to grow your business
For monthly specials please join our online Facebook community GreenLifeOils.
So What is PV?
dōTERRA is a global company, with its headquarters located in the USA, and offices located around the world. Products are allocated a points value or PV which is international and irrespective of the currency. You can view all of the dōTERRA products here.
What Kit should I Choose?
There are a number of great starter kit options, and great benefits of starting with a larger kit (I wish I had known about this when I started!). The information below will help you decide which kit is right for you! For UK kit prices (exl. VAT) click here. Please contact us at email@example.com for pricelists outside of the UK.
Essential Collection/ Family Physician Kit
A great introduction to essential oils is the Essential Collection Kit consisting of 10 x 5ml bottles, (called the Family Physicians Kit in America) and a 15ml Smart and Sassy oil. This collection of oils is so versatile.
Home Essentials Kit
A more cost effective option is the very popular Home Essentials Kit. With almost three times more oil (other than Ice Blue, bottles are 15ml) and a diffuser, this kit represents great value at less than double the cost of the Essential Collection Kit.
Oil Sharing Kit
There are many more enrolment kit options available, and if you are a business wanting to share, then you are going to want to consider a larger kit to start with. This is where an Oil Sharing Kit might be useful. Not only do you save $$$, if you place a Loyalty Rewards order of 100PV or more on the following month, you get 200PV worth of free product, and you start earning 20% loyalty rewards (instead of starting at 10%). This represents great business savings!
Click here then click ‘join and save’ to enrol in a wholesale account and enjoy the savings.
Make your own Collection
Enrolment kits are packaged to save you the most money and they waiver the enrolment fee, but another option is to choose bespoke oils and products. If you would like to enrol this way, then add the enrolment fee, choose your oils, and you are ready to go.
When you have decided what’s right for YOU, simply click here to get stared!
I am more than happy to help you with your product selection. Just call me on 0755 733 7363 or email me on firstname.lastname@example.org and I can help you get started! I also have different specials on every month, so please get in touch if you would like to know about any extra FREEBIES this month!
If you would like to learn how you can use and share these amazing oils to earn an income, then click here.
To your health, happiness and abundance,