doTerra Deep Blue Review

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If you lead an active lifestyle it is safe to bet that you have experienced sore muscles or joints. Using a muscle rub like doTerra Deep Blue can help alleviate some of the pain you are having. Participating in combat sports like wrestling, Muay Thai, boxing, and other hard-hitting sports is sure to cause you some pain at some point. This can be detrimental to your training. Adding a muscle rub to your routine can keep you in the game and focused on performing your best. Consumers love the cooling sensation that this product provides. It then heats up to relax those tender areas.

This rub offers great versatility. Whether you increase your weights a bit too much during your lifting session or you have an ankle or a knee that gives you constant trouble, this product can help to make you feel better. You will simply rub it in and it will get to work. Unlike other options in this category, this one is exceptionally fast acting. The use of essential oils is another impressive attribute. Over recent years the effectiveness of essential oils in healing has been proven. So, you can put confidence in the fact that this combination of ingredients is going to play a major role in keeping you active regardless of your ailment. Overall, consumers are very happy with the scent, feel, and effectiveness of this option.

Editor's Pros & Cons
  • Contains Essential Oils
  • Safe Using Multiple Times/Day
  • Pleasant Light Scent
  • Non-Greasy
  • Little Goes A Long Way
  • Fast Kick-In Time
  • Leaves Skin Feeling Soft
  • Expensive
  • Limited Styles
  • Not Many Size Options


Just over ten years ago the doTerra brand came to be. They wanted to share the astounding effects of essential oils with the world. doTerra means gift of the earth and that is what they are trying to do with their products. Give us natural options to help keep us feeling great and working toward our health and fitness goals. They offer single essential oils and blends. In addition, they have muscle rubs for sore athletes and other healthy products that can improve your day to day life. This brand may not have been around for very long but they are making a name for themselves across the globe. More and more people are giving their products a try with great success. If you are looking for something natural and different, this may be the perfect place to start looking. Overall, we, as well as consumers, are excited about this company and the products they have. Furthermore, we are excited to see what they come up with next.


They're not a large variety of styles available of this product. It is a gel muscle rub. What this means is that regardless of if you buy it in a tube or the individual packages you'll be dealing with rubbing in a gel type lotion. It has been noted that it sinks in rather well and it will not leave you feeling greasy. Due to the fact that this product does cause cooling and then heating sensation, you will not want to put it on sensitive areas of your body. In addition, you'll want to make sure to wash your hands after you so that you don't end up getting this product in your eyes or in your mouth. Depending on the area that you use this you may experience a tingling sensation. Putting this item on is extremely easy and a little bit goes a very long way. This is a good thing since they also don't offer a lot of size variety. Overall, using this product is exceptionally easy and there are no complaints from consumers about it.


Most people find that the scent of this item is quite a bit lighter than others. It is similar to that of Bengay or other topical rubs. It has been said many times that the smell of this item goes away very quickly. So, even if you're sensitive to pungent odors this one should not bother you for very long. It's nice to know that there are some options out there that aren't obnoxious smelling. In fact, there are more positive comments about the scent of this item than negative ones. That's a bit surprising considering, again, most items in this category have a very pungent aroma that people could live without. The combination of essential oils is what gives this item a more pleasant sent as compared to others. Overall, people are pretty happy with what this product smells like and they can handle it better than they can other varieties that they've tried in the past.


Most people find this product to be very effective. It does not take an exceptionally long time to start working after you rub it into your sore muscles or joints. Obviously, the deeper the pain the longer it's going to take to help soothe you. When we overwork our muscles they become sore and this can seriously detriment our performance during training situations and competitions. The use of a muscle rub that is effective can help keep us in the game longer. In addition, it can make it easier to head back to practice the next day. So, finding a rub that actually works the way it is intended is important in helping you maintain your routine. This product will absolutely help you feel better and allow you to continue to work hard. There are a few people that do not find this product to be effective, however, they are very few and far between. Obviously, each person is different and we'll have different levels of success with different items.


You'll be able to find a variety of uses for this cream. Whether you are suffering from a sore or pulled muscle or you have joint pain on a daily basis this item can help. As noted, overworked muscles tend to be sore and this cream can really help knock the pain out. It is also good for those of you that suffer from chronic conditions like arthritis. It has been noted that consumers find great relief while using this item. It can truly help to get you back to the activities you love to participate in. Sore joints can be the biggest problem in a person's life and play a major part in why they don't hit the gym more frequently. Finding a product like this that can help ease the pain will absolutely help to encourage you to get back out there and start working hard again. Overall, there are a plethora of different uses that people have found for this.


You are not going to get much Variety in terms of sizes. If you buy this item in a tube there is only one size available. It is a 4-ounce tube. A little bit of this product will go a long way so you will get good longevity of use out of this size option. The only other option that is available to you is individual packages. They are easy and convenient to take with you wherever you might go. You can simply throw one in your gym bag, purse, or leave a couple in the car for you sit any point. There are 10 individual packages per order and each one contains just over a half of an ounce. Realistically, the single packages are giving you a better bang for your buck. It is important to note that many options in this category will give you a discount for ordering multiples. This brand does not do that.


You want to be careful when using a muscle rub. The ingredients at this contain well be cool at first but then it is going to heat up. What this means is that you're absolutely not going to want to use a heating pad on the same area that you have used this muscle rub. It could cause Burns to your skin. You also will need to watch out for allergic reactions. Some people will experience skin irritation, rashes, or uncomfortable burning sensations. Obviously, if you have had a bad experience with items like this in the past you may want to discuss using it with your doctor to see if it's going to be advantageous to your routine. Overall, there are not a ton of precautions that come with this product. Keep in mind that you also want to avoid wearing exceptionally tight-fitting clothing over the area that you are treating with this rub. Here again, this is going to help you avoid any skin irritation that could occur.


One of the aspects that consumers love best about this product has how great it makes your skin feel after use. You're not going to be left with a greasy or sticky feeling. In fact, it's going to leave your skin feeling softer than before. In addition to this, customers are very happy that the smell of it is not extremely pungent. It may be a bit strong at first but it does fade away very quickly. This is great news for those of you that are sensitive to strong smells. Another factor that consumers really love is that this product is fast-acting. You're not going to have to wait a long time to start to notice the cooling effect. Rubbing this item it won't be a major burden. You also won't need to use very much. A little bit goes a very long way. Overall, there are many advantages and the biggest one is the fact that it's going to keep you feeling much better and less sore while you're working through your training sessions.


Be fair, the disadvantages that are associated with this product are more inconveniences than anything else. There are not many styles available. You can simply get this in a cream or a roll on. Many other options in the same category are going to allow you to put their items on any way you please. They offer things like patches and sprays to make it extremely convenient. Another issue that people have with this product is the limited size options. Here again, many others in the same category offer a large variety of sizes to accommodate users needs. Associated with this is the fact that even if you buy multiples of the same product you're not going to get a discount when you go with this option. When there are limited sizes in a product many companies accommodate users by offering a discount for ordering multiples. As you can see, these are not major disadvantages but they should be thought about before deciding if this is the item that you would like to go with.


We would write this item at a good value. The cost that is associated with it is higher than many other options that are available to you. You can find products that work just as well but are not going to be quite as large of an investment. This is especially true when you look at the single size that is available. This item is going to work really well at helping relieve minor aches and pains due to overworked muscles or other common ailments. Obviously, this is the most important thing. However, if you're on a strict budget it could be a problem. As noted, a little bit does go a long way so if you're not using this several times every day you should get a decent amount of use out of each tube or the individual packages. Overall, customers are getting an effective product that will help to keep them going when they decide to invest in this item.

Bottom Line

The healing powers of essential oils have been proven time and again. This brand has done a great job of incorporating them into this item. You will get fast relief for your sore muscles and joints. This can, obviously, help to improve your performance and every type of activity. Whether you are training for a marathon, a big boxing competition or you're simply trying to stay active through your daily life reducing muscle soreness can help you get there. People have relied on this item for a few years now and it is growing in popularity. Why do you ask? Well, because it actually works. Customers are quite pleased with most of the aspects surrounding this item. As with everything else there are a few disadvantages to consider but most people can get past them fairly quickly. If you can fit this item into your budget we're certain you will not be disappointed.