What is the Aromatouch Technique?

The dōTERRA ArōmaTouch Technique is a clinical approach to applying essential oils along energy meridians and visceral contact points of the back, ears and feet to help balance sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems of the body. Developed by Dr. David Hill, a leading expert in integrative medicine and therapeutic applications of essential oils, the ArōmaTouch Technique improves well-being by reducing physical and emotional stressors and by supporting healthy autonomic function. The technique is simple and intuitive and uses dōTERRA CPTG Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade® essential oils for an unparalleled grounding experience.

The ArōmaTouch Technique includes four primary steps designed to minimize systematic stressors to autonomic balance: Stress management, immune support, inflammatory response, homeostasis. Each step includes the application of two essential oils or essential oil blends specifically formulated to support healthy emotional and physiological functions for well-being. The technique requires 40 minutes per application

The Aromatouch Technique Oils

Each essential oil in the AromaTouch Technique was selected for its individual aromatic properties, and for their powerful aromatic properties when combined.

The AromaTouch Technique uses specific guidelines and instructions for both dosage and application that make it a safe and effective way to receive the full benefits of essential oils. The AromaTouch Technique is gentle and can be adapted to accommodate young or sensitive skin so that anyone can benefit without the worry of overwhelming the body.

The Aromatouch Technique Movements

Whether it is a hand shake or a hug, all physical touch holds different meanings. Even when sharing essential oils, there is a difference between rubbing the oils on someone’s forearm and taking the time to really affect their overall well-being through the AromaTouch Technique.

Physical touch is as important to the AromaTouch Technique as the aroma because of its amazing healing benefits.

While the main purpose of the technique is to apply the oils and provide the recipient with an essential oil experience, the AromaTouch Technique is also about connecting with another person on an emotional level. The connections developed through this technique form feelings of trust and help the recipient relax.

Step 1

Stress Management

Step 2

Immune Support

Step 3

Inflammatory Response

Step 4


dōTERRA Balance® essential oil blend creates a sense of calmness and well-being. Starting the AromaTouch with this oil creates a great initial bond between the giver and the receiver.

Lavender essential oil has been cherished for its unmistakable aroma and calming properties for thousands of years. Due to its soothing nature, it is used in the AromaTouch to promote relaxation.


“Tea tree,” Melaleuca has 90 different compounds and limitless applications. Melaleuca is an essential part of the AromaTouch Technique for its cleansing effects.                              

dōTERRA On Guard® offers fragrant and effective cleansing properties. Because of these properties, it is used in the AromaTouch Technique.

AromaTouch® essential oil blend combines the benefits of oils well known for calming and relaxing effects. The AromaTouch Blend is used in the AromaTouch Technique because of its soothing sensation.

Deep Blue® essential oil blend has an immediate tingling and warming effect. Because of this and its aromatic properties, it was chosen to be a part of the AromaTouch Technique.

Wild Orange essential oil, cold pressed from the peel, releases an energizing, citrusy aroma. We use Wild Orange in the AromaTouch Technique because of its ability to energize and revitalize.

Peppermint, a well-loved oil, provides a myriad of health benefits. Peppermint essential oil is used in the AromaTouch Technique for its invigorating and energy-promoting qualities.

Aromatouch Technique

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Renowned for its cleansing and rejuvenating effect on the skin

Promotes healthy immune function when used internally

Ingest to protect against environmental and seasonal threats


Comforting and relaxing effects

Helps to lessen tension

Adds an aromatic experience to a soothing massage

Wild Orange

Powerful cleanser and purifying agent

Supports healthy immune function

Uplifting to the mind and body

Add a drop to your water every day for a burst of flavour and to promote overall health.


Promotes a whole-body sense of relaxation

May help ease anxious feelings

Evokes feelings of tranquility and balance


Soothes occasional skin irritations

Taken internally, Lavender reduces anxious feelings and promotes peaceful sleep

Helps ease feelings of tension.

On Guard

Supports healthy immune and respiratory function

Protects against environmental threats

Supports the body’s natural antioxidant defenses

Promotes healthy circulation

Energizing and uplifting aroma

Deep Blue

Soothing and cooling oil blend

Comforting part of a massage

Apply on feet and knees before and after exercise.

Massage Deep Blue with a few drops of carrier oil onto growing kids’ legs before bedtime.


When ingested, promotes healthy respiratory function and clear breathing

Promotes digestive health when taken internally

Repels bugs naturally

Take one to two drops in a veggie capsule to alleviate occasional stomach upset.

Aromatouch Technique

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Treatment available in Bedford and surrounding areas.

Full body technique, 40mins - £25.00

Hand technique, 30 mins - £15.00

Full body and hand technique, 60 mins - £35.00

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