Essential Oils
May 24, 2017

Essential Oils

At our office, while proper joint alignment has everything to do with function, we also encourage a balanced diet, vitamins, adequate exercise, as well as Essential Oils. We believe these disciplines are all important factors towards achieving optimal health. Research supports this approach in helping your body to combat disease leading to a happier life filled with vitality and energy.

At Russell Chiropractic, we encourage the use of essential oils because we believe that they are an important base towards achieving optimal health. Essential oils are the aromatic compounds that are extracted from the stems, leaves, roots, bark, and petals of plants. They are widely known for their use in cooking and beauty products, as well as for their calming and relaxing properties.

History of Essential Oils

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History of Essential Oils

Essential oils have been utilized for thousands of years to treat a variety of health problems including anxiety, acne and aches. Modern lifestyles have drifted from the natural basis they once had, causing a multitude of undesirable effects. Poor exercise and dieting habits have left us susceptible to environmental toxins and weakened energy levels. For this reason, essential oils have been gaining traction in recent years.

Essential oils can be used as a targeted solution to common problems that affect society today. By using historically tested ingredients to create essential oils, individuals can enhance their health naturally. Through two different extraction methods, distillation and expression, essential oils can be created from a variety of resources.

Through the process of distillation, steam or water slowly breaks down plant material to remove volatile compounds. The remaining vapor is then siphoned into a condenser to cool and convert to a liquid form. Once the liquid is collected, the essential oil is separated from the water for a finished product.

The process of expression has been refined for a variety of purposes within recent years. Also known as cold pressing, this method is used exclusively for citrus-based essential oils. In most cases, the oils will be pressed from the rind of a citrus fruit until it is collected as a mixture of oil and juice. Once the collection has ended, the oil is then siphoned off of the remaining mixture.

Essential Oils Support Group

Dr. Russell has spent many hours researching these precious oils and now devotes his time hosting an essential oil support group every week to educate others on their importance. If you would like to learn more about how essential oils can improve your quality of life, you are invited to join us on Tuesday nights at 6:15 pm.

There is no charge to attend and you are welcome to bring a friend or loved one. If you are interested in attending, please contact us or call the office at (918) 333-3363. We can’t wait to introduce you to the world of essential oils!

And the leaves of the tree were for healing of the nations. Rev 22:2

A Message from your Wellness Advocate

Hello, my name is Katie. I am a Luxury Spa Specialist at Russell Chiropractic Hand and Foot Clinic and a Wellness Advocate with doTERRA essential oils. I am excited that you are considering Natural Solutions to care for your family in ways you never imagined.

Aroma Therapy has been a subject of interest for thousands of years. After substantial research in the 1990s, biologists began to more fully understand how chemical sensors in the body respond to the effects of Essential Oils. This research has opened many minds to a concept that ancient civilizations discovered long ago. Modern lifestyles have drifted from the natural basis they once had years ago, causing a multitude of undesirable effects that have left us susceptible to environmental toxins and weakened our overall health.

August 2011 my mother was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease that changed our lives more than we ever expected. She was immediately put on medications to reduce the progression of the disease that had horrible side effects that created more health concerns that were addressed with more medications that also had negative side effects. I knew there had to be a better way. I researched essential oils and started studying how they help our bodies’ systems. I chose doTERRA because of their commitment to quality and purity.

Within the first day of using Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade essential oils my mother was no longer suffering from a headache that had consistently lingered on for the past four years.

Because of what happened to my family and the difference essential oils made in our lives, I am endlessly Thankful and enjoy sharing the natural goodness of doTERRA with other families.

If you would like to learn more about Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils please contact our Luxury Spa at 918-333-3363 or

Your Advocate for Wellness,