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SCIENCE LESSON #1: SESQUITERPENES, PHENOLS, AND MONOTERPENES

 

Let’s talk about Sesquiterpenes, Phenols, and Monoterpenes. 

(I think Sesquiterpenes is the most intense word I’ve ever learned how to spell).

 

These are found in essential oils and are pretty freaking incredible. 

The receptor sites on our cells get damaged by toxins, our negative thoughts, GMOs and processed food. Damaged receptor sites mean our cells aren’t getting the information they need to keep working properly, making it way too easy for disease to come on in. 

Good news: When you apply an essential oil, and even simply just breathe it in, it affects every single cell in your body within 20 minutes. Yep… 20 minutes!

This means within 20 minutes you have some Sesquiterpene, Phenol, and Monoterpene goodness in every cell in your body, working on the receptor sites that need help.

 

So what are they doing?

Sesquiterpenes erase the bad information the cells have been given. 

Phenols clean and repair those sites.

Monoterpenes restore the correct information in the DNA of the cell once the Sesquiterpenes and Phenols have done their job.

Basically, these guys are like the dream team.

 

Which oils can I find a whole lot of these in?

I’m so glad you asked.

 

Sesquiterpenes:

Cedarwood (you can find this in Stress Away)*

Vetiver

Frankincense*

Myrrh

Lavender*

Ginger (found in DiGize)*

 

Phenols:

Clove (found in Thieves)*

Cinnamon Bark (also in Thieves)*

Oregano 

Peppermint*

Rose

 

Monoterpenes:

Grapefruit

Orange (found in Christmas Spirit)*

Frankincense*

Bergamot

Rosemary

 

*essential oils included in the Premium Starter Kit. No big deal. 

 
Juniper Company