Essential Oil Profile: Ocotea, traditional benefits for modern times

Ocotea essential oil has a long history of wellness uses in South America. Today these traditional uses can provide benefits. The disinfectant and balancing properties of ocotea oil are many and varied. One to three drops of ocotea has been known to lower blood sugar levels. High in sesquiterpenes, ocotea may also help with inflammation (anti-inflammatory), anti-diarrheal, and quite useful for candida and streptococcal, help to balance metabolism, foot fungus, balancing to emotions. Ocotea Essential oil

Ocotea Essential Oil Testimonials

“Before I started using ocotea oil, I would get the munchies every afternoon at work and would have a hard time waiting to eat until dinner.  Now I use ocotea oil in my water every afternoon, and it helps me to get through that time of day with no need to snack.” ~ Trudy S.

“I am continually amazed at how powerful these oils are.  Inhaling the peppermint oil and drinking the ocotea oil in my water makes me eat less food and has helped me to lose weight. Using the lemon oil topically has helped condition and tighten  my skin, and lose some extra bulk around my middle! Anyone who doesn’t use these oils along with whatever else they’re doing to lose weight is really missing out — “ ~ Julie B.

“1 drop of Ocotea oil in the AM and 1 drop in the PM orally helped curb my appetite. My waist is back and my body is back to a hour glass shape. I’m down to a size 4 without working at it.” ~ Margie H.

About Ocotea Essential Oil

Extracted from an Ecuadorian tree, ocotea has the highest level of alpha humulene of any Young Living essential oil, which is a compound that helps aid the body’s natural response to irritation and injury.* Ocotea also has natural cleansing and purifying properties.

Ocotea Essential Oil Fact Sheet (PDF)

How to Use Ocotea Essential Oil

Diffuse or inhale directly for aromatherapy, dilute with carrier oil (V-6) and apply topically, or take internally as a dietary supplement.

Notes About Ocotea from the 2010 Young Living Convention

Gary Young reports of Ocotea’s ability in helping to strengthen the immune system to fight problems such as candida and parasites.

Earlier this year they started a research project on 88 of the children at the school in Ecuador. They all had parasites and 36 of them also had candida. They mixed 1 drop of Ocotea with 8 oz. of water. Then they gave 1 oz portions of this mixture to the children at a time, throughout the day. It killed both the parasites and the candida. ~ Nancy S.

Ocotea Oil is extracted from the steam and leaves of the Ocotea tree in Ecuador and is related to the cinnamon species. This essential oil has an aroma that is different from any common cinnamon. Ocotea has the highest level of alpha-humulene of any essential oil. Alpha-humulene can balance the body’s internal response to irritation. Only Copaiba essential oil has comparable levels of this natural plant compound. It also contains Eucalyptol which works on the lungs. Powerful anti-inflammatory, reduces swelling, Candida, E-coli.

Benefits of Ocotea: Traditionally used as a disinfectantand for digestive support. Highest levels of alpha-humulene in any known essential oil, which helps balance the body’s internal response to irritation. Far less skin sensitivity than cinnamon bark or cassia. May help reduce blood sugar levels (1-3 drops under tongue).

Product Story: Ocotea is wild crafted and distilled at Finca Botanica Aromatica, Young Living’s farm and distillery in Ecuador. Ocotea is harvested from a large tree found in the Amazon Basin of Ecuador, from sea level up to 1,500 meters in altitude. The trees are divided into male and female trees, with only the female treed producing foliage suitable for distillation into essential oils. Historical usage of Ocotea dates back more than 500 years, when it was used in sweets and cakes.

Ocotea is in Stress Away Essential Oil Roll-on

One of the best ways to address inflammation is to address your stress. Young Living’s Stress Away™ Roll-On is a powerful emotional solution. The blend of Copaifera reticulata (copaiba) oil, Citrus aurantifolia (lime) oil, Cedrus atlantica (Cedarwood) bark oil, Vanilla planifolia (vanilla) absolute, Ocotea quixos (ocotea) oil, and Lavandula angustifolia (lavender) pure essential oils relieves daily stress, encourages relaxation, and reduces nervous tension.

How To Use Stress Away

Stress Away Essential Oil Roll-on contains: lime, ocotea and vanilla. Stimulating to the mind and calming to the nerves, Stress Away is the first Young Living essential oil blend to feature ocotea. Ocotea can help combat the negative effects of stress on the body.

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As a classical Feng Shui practitioner, Native Plant Landscaper, and Young Living Distributor, Evelyn brings a background of living naturally to her business. Also trained in Space Clearing and Labyrinth Design & Facilitation, her passion for balanced and harmonious living and lifestyle is an inspiration to others. Essential oils play a large role in creating surroundings of beauty and peace - from shifting stagnant energy to insect pests to cooking - the vitality of therapeutic oils and natural products helps restore the connection to self and nature. Please contact Evelyn if you have questions or need assistance.

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