This section of the website features newsletter content from Audre Gutierrez’ Essential Thoughts periodic e-news offerings. Each Essential Thought includes an educational focus on an essential oil or family of oils, or a topic, with information about oils that relate to that topic. Essential Thoughts can also contain announcements of new oils in the Wisdom of the Earth portfolio, news related to the company, and upcoming offerings such as classes, special events, and special product announcements. Enjoy! Your comments are always welcome!

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Inspiration…The Fuel Of The Heart

By Audre Gutierrez | July 30, 2021 |

Hand Poured, Ancient Wisdom Thousands of visitors come to my “adopted” home of Sedona/The Verde Valley, AZ each year to be inspired by the beauty of the red rocks and the expansive and amazing views, connect more deeply to nature, and to access the world-famous energy of the vortexes — “swirling centers of energy that are conducive to…

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Love And Loss…Turning To The Plant Kingdom For Comfort & Counsel

By Audre Gutierrez | July 1, 2021 |

Many days I feel steeped in my own experiences of deep loss these past 6 months, stirred by others’ Facebook posts about the loss of a loved one, the loss of a devoted pet, the loss of health, the loss of a way of life.   My husband’s death in December was followed several months later by the…

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What’s Old Is New Again! More About Oils For The Coronavirus

By Audre Gutierrez | May 20, 2021 |

What’s Old is New Again! Research Confirms the Effectiveness of the French Inhalation Technique There has been a lot of research activity in a global effort to fight the serious effects of the CoViD-19 Virus. I have personally been astounded at the ability of this pandemic to literally ravage the physical bodies of many of its victims. …

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Lavenders Around The World

By Audre Gutierrez | January 17, 2021 |

Introducing our Lavenders Around the World Collection Recently, I discovered an amazing lavender producer in Greece…I was wracking my brain trying to figure out how I could include his magnificent essential oil in Wisdom of the Earth’s already robust offerings of Lavenders & Lavandins (at that time, already 10 in number)…do I replace a current…

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Preparing For The Coronavirus With Essential Oils & Common Sense

By Audre Gutierrez | March 1, 2020 |

Preparing For The Coronavirus With Essential Oils & Common Sense  Information and suggestions regarding the Coronavirus I have been advising many distributors and customers about essences that can be helpful to use during this health epidemic that is in its beginning phases.  I wanted to put my thoughts together in one place so that a…

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Many Happy “Happenings” At Wisdom Of The Earth

By Audre Gutierrez | February 8, 2020 |

Many Happy “Happenings” At Wisdom Of The Earth   Exciting News from Audre Gutierrez New Happenings at Wisdom of the Earth!  As many of you know, I have been co-owner of Wisdom of the Earth Essential Oils since its beginning over 20 years ago.  With my business partner, Barry Kapp, we created Wisdom of the…

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August 2019 Audre’s Book Shelf – Braiding Sweetgrass

By Audre Gutierrez | August 24, 2019 |

August 2019 Audre’s Book Shelf – Braiding Sweetgrass Audre’s Bookshelf Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer   I tend to “read” a book in one of three ways:  I “devour” it, usually at one (long) sitting because I cannot put it down; or, I have it…

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May Essential Thought: What The World Needs Now…Mother Love

By Audre Gutierrez | May 26, 2019 |

May Essential Thought: What The World Needs Now…Mother Love Reaching a deeper, greater understanding of Mothering. Please see the class announcement at the end of this E-news! Exploring the relationship between mothering and personal growth I had a very interesting conversation with someone recently about emotions…specifically, the perspective that you can choose your emotional response…

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Correction! So Many Options, So Little Time…Four Tips To Simplify Your Decision!

By Audre Gutierrez | February 25, 2019 |

Correction! So Many Options, So Little Time…Four Tips To Simplify Your Decision! So Many Choices…So Little Time! Note:  This is a corrected version of the e-news originally sent out on February 23rd.  I had an “ah-ha” moment last night, and realized I had attributed the botanical name for Eucalyptus Gully Gum (smithii) to Eucalyptus, Mint…Mint…

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My Favorite Things…Our Most Popular Essential Oils…Are Your Faves Here?

By Audre Gutierrez | December 21, 2018 |

My Favorite Things…Our Most Popular Essential Oils…Are Your Faves Here? Raindrops on Roses… bet most of you know what comes after that phrase “Raindrops on Roses”….”And Whiskers on Kittens”, of course.  I may be dating myself, but I can easily sing the complete lyrics to “My Favorite Things”, and I bet that many of you…

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