doTERRA oils are so versatile, they have so many uses. You can use doTERRA essential oils in the kitchen too, for cooking or putting a few drops in your water & drinks.
Using oils for your cooking enhancing flavour & provides the body with health benefits. Depending on the oil, you can use essential oils to promote healthy digestion, cleanse the body, support healthy function of the body’s systems, provide the body with antioxidants, and other internal benefits. If you look at the back of your doTERRA bottle and there’s a ‘supplement facts’ label then you can use the oil internally. Oils like Basil, Thyme, Lemon, Ginger, Oregano are great oils to use for cooking.
Because doTERRA oils are Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade and are tested and retested for their consumption safety, you are getting the best quality oil. Many companies add fillers and substitutions to enhance the scent and quantity of the oil, making them unsafe to ingest. These oils can be so dangerous to take internally or even use topically on your or your families.
Using doTERRA essential oils for cooking means you know exactly what you are putting into your food or drinks because our oils are taken directly from natural sources, and do not include processed or harmful ingredients. doTERRA oils are highly concentrated so you really only need a couple of drops or even a toothpick of essential oil to gain the taste and full benefit of them. Diluting your essential oils in a type of oil like grape seed or coconut oil helps the oil disperse throughout the dish.
While a some are skeptical about the consumption of essential oils, internal usage of essential oils has actually been in practice for centuries, and is not a mysterious new fad. People have
successfully and safely consumed essential oils for many years.
When cooking with essential oils, it is best to use cookware that is stainless steel, ceramic, or glass, as essential oils can potentially damage some types of plastic. Cooking with heat can evaporate essential oils due to the steam so it’s best to add them at the end of the recipe. If you can’t add them at the end then use a larger amount of essential oil🌿✨