The Quiet Powerhouse Podcast

Essential Oil Basics with Mackenzie Banta

December 09, 2021 Julie Greenham / Mackenzie Banta Episode 80
The Quiet Powerhouse Podcast
Essential Oil Basics with Mackenzie Banta
Show Notes

“It’s a real honour to be able to help people out there feel better naturally and have tools in their toolbox for themselves.”

—  Mackenzie Banta


If you’ve ever wanted to learn the basics of using essential oils for wellness, you’ll want to tune into this episode!


My guest, Mackenzie Banta, is the founder and CEO of Midtown Essential Oils, a health-conscious global community dedicated to natural health and holistic living.


Essential oils can be powerful tools, particularly when it comes to emotional healing. If you’ve ever used lavender essential oil in a warm bath or a citrus oil in a diffuser at the start of your workday, you know how just a few drops of oil can boost your mood! But did you know that some essential oils can also help reduce inflammation and lower cortisol levels? 


In this episode, Mackenzie answers some major FAQs about incorporating essential oils into your daily routine, including which oils to use when, how to use them, and what to look for in terms of quality.


Listen now to learn about Mackenzie’s favourite blend for dealing with anxiety-provoking situations (such as presentations or Lives), the differences between a single oil and a blend, and the finer points of cooking with food-safe essential oils!


In‌ ‌this‌ ‌episode,‌ ‌you’ll discover:‌ ‌

  • Which oils and blends will keep you balanced during a stressful holiday season
  • How to deal with the dreaded afternoon dip  — without reaching for coffee or chocolate! 
  • How to operate with intention and in alignment with your body’s own natural cycles 


About Mackenzie Banta: Mackenzie Banta is the founder and CEO of Midtown Essential Oils, a health-conscious global community bonded by the love of holistic living, natural health, and growing into our full potential.

  

Highlights:‌

00:01  Intro

01:40  Meet Mackenzie Banta

04:13  Biggest challenge in using oils

06:33  Aligning hormones

07:38  Using & extracting dōTERRA oils

09:40  On Guard blend

13:04  Disclaimer

14:09  Women Support blends

16:33  Roller form oils

18:12  Adaptive blend

20:33  The power of mint & citrus

22:05  Elevation blend

23:36  The afternoon dip

27:04  Lunar cycles & moods

30:53  Cycles & setting intentions

33:12  How to take oils in

35:27  Oil of oregano story

36:56  Cooking with oils

38:51  Topical use

43:47  General tips & takeaway


Links:‌ ‌

Mackenzie Banta

https://www.midtownessentialoils.com 

https://www.facebook.com/midtownessentialoils 

Instagram: @mackenziebanta 


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