In 2012, I started taking pain medication yet and then in 2014 I replaced it with dōTERRA Deep Blue® essential oil which provides a comforting sensation of cooling and warmth to problem areas. Due to an accidental fall, I had been experiencing pains in my lower back and right hip that wouldn't go away. It even affected the position I slept in and the amount of time that I could stand on my feet.
Then in 2014, my good friend, Tara Reed, introduced me to dōTERRA essential oils. At first, I wasn't thrilled and it took a while for me to actually try them (six months actually). However, once I did, I couldn't get enough of them. One of the first things I asked about was, “Is there essential oils for pain relief?”. She told me YES and mentioned that I should try Deep Blue® by dōTERRA.
Why I tried Deep Blue® essential oil
So I took the suggestion to try Deep Blue®. One of the things I learned is that I needed to use a carrier oil that would help me spread out Deep Blue® essential oil on my areas of pain. A carrier oil refers to something like fractionated coconut oil (also available from dōTERRA) that an essential oil is mixed with. The carrier oil “carries” the essential oil and dilutes it so its effects can be spread over a larger area. Then I combine the carrier oil with two drops of Deep Blue® essential oil.
Additional Details From dōTERRA Blog about Deep Blue®
dōTERRA Deep Blue® is a soothing solution for sore muscles and joints. Wintergreen, Camphor, Peppermint, Blue Tansy, Blue Chamomile, Helichrysum, and Osmanthus work together to soothe and relax muscles and ease achy joints. Its effects are deep and penetrating with sustained results. Once gently rubbed into the area of discomfort, Deep Blue’s® cool therapeutic benefit will be felt almost immediately. Deep Blue® provides instant relief for the occasional discomfort of tired, sore, and worn-down muscles and joints.
Soothes sore muscles and achy joints
Supports healthy circulation
- Rub on muscles before and after exercise to reduce discomfort.
- After long hours on the computer, try rubbing Deep Blue® essential oil blend on the shoulders and neck to recover and ease muscle tension.
- Massage Deep Blue® with a few drops of carrier oil onto the growing kids’ legs before bedtime to help with occasional aches associated with growth spurts.
- Rub Deep Blue® on lower back muscles after a day of heavy lifting at work or during a move.
Choosing to use Deep Blue® essential oil for pain relief has been one of the best decisions I've made to improve my healthy living goals. One of them was to get off of pain medication and that's just what Deep Blue® has helped me to do.
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