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\əˈsen(t)SHəl\  absolutely necessary; extremely important; fundamental or central to the nature of something or someone.

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Essential Oils for Soul Series: Scents and Remedies

Welcome to my essential oils journey coupled with ashtanga yoga practice and life. First 10-part series:

#1: Creativity and Trust
#2: Feminine and Personal Power
#3: Anger Management
#4: Pain Management
#5: Skincare
#6: Calming Anxiety
#7: Alkalinity, water and supportive essential oils
#8: Staying alert, focused
#9: Breathing, respiratory system and unconditional love
#10: Happiness and the power of being grounded
#Finale: Bridging yoga and essential oils

Second 10-part series:

#11: Hormones, balance
#12: Sleeping
#13: Spirituality
#14: Calm on vacation
#15: Love and romance
#16: Food and wellness
#17: Oxygenating the body
#18: Ocean-filled air and psyche
#19: Making a living through health
#20: Surviving the holidays

Check my yoga blog for yoga, spirituality and essential oil remedies mixed in.

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Essential oils for soul: Weekly scents and remedies, week five

Now that I'm soothed with my essential oils, switching gears. This week's post is all about the skin, its proactive care and remedies for ailments. From eczema or psoriasis, to anti-aging or even melanomas, there are some powerful, medicinal essential oils out there that can help.

anti-aging, sun & skin health

This is an important topic for me; first, I live in a hot, sunny climate where I find myself at the beach daily and second, I am light-skinned with recessive genes. I hesitated to write about this vast topic because there are so many skin conditions and treatments—some holistic, some not. There are many controversies too from sunscreen additives that cause hormone imbalance to cures for skin cancer. I'm focusing here on skin health, moisturizing for anti-aging and protection from the sun. This topic of skin will undoubtedly lead to a second article.

dōTERRA essential oils for skin (Image © Yoga Robin®)

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Essential oils for soul: Weekly scents and remedies, week two

opening heart. uplifting senses.


Now we're on to the second week of my essential oil and yoga talk. I'm calling it a talk because it feels like an experiential event recorded on the internet, then discussed. I'm not an essential oil expert with years of laborious scientific study. I'm a yogini, an ashtangi, a healer, a feeler, an integrative medicine advocate. Essential oils are medicine and I'm their devotee.

I discussed part of my bedtime and morning ritual last week with Cirtus Bliss and Aborvitae. To continue...

doTERRA Whisper™ - Blend for Women (Image © Yoga Robin®)Each morning as I'm getting ready for yoga

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