Essential Oils

What are Essential Oils?

Essential oils are non water-based phyto-chemicals made up of volatile aromatic compounds. An essential oil is a liquid that is generally distilled (most frequently by steam or water) from the leaves, stems, flowers, bark, roots, or other elements of a plant.

Essential oils, contrary to the use of the word “oil” are not really oily-feeling at all. Although they are fat soluble, they do not include fatty lipids or acids found in vegetable and animal oils. Essential oils are very clean, almost crisp, to the touch and are immediately absorbed by the skin. Pure, unadulterated essential oils are translucent and range in color from crystal clear to yellow to deep blue.

Essential oils are not the same as perfume or fragrance oils. Where essential oils are derived from the true plants, perfume oils are artificially created fragrances or contain artificial substances and do not offer the therapeutic benefits that essential oils offer.
Why Use Essential Oils?

Essential oils have been used for 1,000’s of years for cosmetic purposes, as well as for their spiritually and emotionally uplifting properties. The chemical composition and aroma of essential oils can provide valuable psychological and physical therapeutic benefits. Young Living has always been at the forefront of bringing this ancient tradition to modern users, introducing millions to a total mind/body wellness they may never have dreamed possible.

Any time you hold a bottle of our powerful essential oils, you are holding nature’s pure essence that can be used to:

  • ♦ enhance immune system health
  • ♦ improve mental and spiritual health
  • ♦ improve physical well-being through nutritive support and detoxing
  • ♦ improve your skin for a healthier more youthful look
  • ♦ purify and disinfect your home
  • ♦ and more
How Do You Use Essential Oil?

Primarily extracted through careful steam distillation but also through cold pressing, the purest essential oils are far more powerful than the botanicals from which they were extracted. Essential oils contain the true essence of the plant from which it was derived. Essential oils are highly concentrated and a little goes a long way.

Essential oils are often used by diluting them with a carrier oil (ex: sweet almond oil, apricot kernel oil, grape seed oil, etc..) and then applying this blend to the skin topically for absorption. Careful inhalation of the oils can also provide therapeutic benefit as the oil molecules enter the lungs and are absorbed into the bloodstream. Many essential oils can also be ingested, or taken internally.

Sample Daily Routine for Using Young Living Essential oils

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More About the Uses of Young Living Essential oils.

Inspire a positive emotional state
Love the way the spritz of fragrance from a fresh orange peel can brighten your day? Each essential oil’s complex, pleasant, and unique scent activates the limbic system—the brain’s center of emotion and memory—differently. Essential oils can be your key to a more fulfilling and balanced emotional life.

To help you rediscover peace, balance, and joy, use these essential oils and blends for diffusion, soothing baths, massage, inhalation, or topical application:

Enhance your physical wellness Modern lifestyles don’t always create optimal conditions for physical wellness. Poor diet, lack of exercise, and an overabundance of environmental toxins can leave the body unbalanced and diminish energy levels. From cleansing and weight management to supporting every system of the body, essential oils and essential oil-infused supplements can provide the targeted solutions you need to restore balance and feel your best.  Feel vital every day with the whole food-based nutrients, powerful antioxidants, and pure essential oils found in these products.

Purify your home Harsh chemical formulas aren’t your only home cleansing option. Enjoy peace of mind without compromise when you polish countertops, clean sticky messes, and cleanse dirty surfaces with the gentle but effective power of essential oils and our Thieves® line of products.

Refine your skin Purge chemicals from your beauty routine and rediscover your natural glow. An ancient skin care secret, essential oils can help promote a clear-looking complexion, soften the appearance of signs of aging, and nurture healthy-looking hair. Using only natural ingredients, these advanced skin and hair care solutions make it easy to enjoy the beautiful benefits of essential oils every day.

Create deep spiritual awareness Incense and essential oils from plants have always played an important part in religious and spiritual ceremonies, helping participants to transcend the trivial and connect with something larger than themselves. Research shows that the pure constituents in these oils stimulate olfactory receptors and activate regions in the brain’s limbic system associated with memory, emotion, and state of mind. To enhance your spiritual practice, dilute and apply meditative, empowering essential oils directly to wrists, feet, and behind the ears, or diffuse in a quiet space. Popular essential oils and blends for spiritual focus include:

Sample Oils & Product Packages Offered by Young Living:
Complete Lists of Available Young living Essential Oils…

(this does not include the custom blends, or other product lines)

  • Angelica Essential Oil
  • Balsam Fir (Idaho) Essential Oil
  • Basil Essential Oil
  • Bergamot Essential Oil
  • Black Pepper Essential Oil
  • Blue Cypress Essential Oil
  • Cardamom Essential Oil
  • Carrot Seed Essential Oil
  • Cedarwood Essential Oil
  • Celery Seed Essential Oil
  • Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil
  • Cistus Essential Oil
  • Citronella Essential Oil
  • Clary Sage Essential Oil
  • Clove Essential Oil
  • Copaiba Essential Oil
  • Coriander Essential Oil
  • Cypress Essential Oil
  • Dill Essential Oil
  • Dorado Azul Essential Oil
  • Elemi Essential Oil
  • Eucalyptus Blue Essential Oil
  • Eucalyptus Globulus Essential Oil
  • Eucalyptus Radiata Essential Oil
  • Fennel Essential Oil
  • Frankincense Essential Oil
  • Galbanum Essential Oil
  • Geranium Essential Oil
  • German Chamomile Essential Oil
  • Ginger Essential Oil
  • Goldenrod Essential Oil
  • Grapefruit Essential Oil
  • Helichrysum Essential Oil
  • Hinoki Essential Oil
  • Hong Kuai Essential Oil
  • Hyssop Essential Oil
  • Idaho Blue Spruce
  • Jade Lemon
  • Jasmine Essential Oil
  • Juniper Essential Oil
  • Laurus Nobilis Essential Oil
  • Lavender Essential Oil
  • Ledum Essential Oil
  • Lemon Essential Oil
  • Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil
  • Lemongrass Essential Oil
  • Lime Essential Oil
  • Marjoram Essential Oil
  • Melaleuca (Alternifolia) Essential Oil
  • Melaleuca Quinquenervia Essential Oil
  • Melissa Essential Oil
  • Mountain Savory Essential Oil
  • Myrrh Essential Oil
  • Myrtle Essential Oil
  • Neroli Essential Oil
  • Nutmeg Essential Oil
  • Ocotea Essential Oil
  • Orange Essential Oil
  • Oregano Essential Oil
  • Palmarosa Essential Oil
  • Palo Santo Essential Oil
  • Patchouli Essential Oil
  • Peppermint Essential Oil
  • Petitgrain Essential Oil
  • Pine Essential Oil
  • Ravintsara Essential Oil
  • Roman Chamomile Essential Oil
  • Rose Essential Oil
  • Rosemary Essential Oil
  • Royal Hawaiian Sandalwood
  • Sacred Frankincense Essential Oil
  • Sage Essential Oil
  • Spearmint Essential Oil
  • Spikenard Essential Oil
  • Tangerine Essential Oil
  • Tarragon Essential Oil
  • Thyme Essential Oil
  • Tsuga Essential
  • Valerian Essential Oil
  • Vetiver Essential Oil
  • Wintergreen Essential Oil
  • Xiang Mao Essential Oil
  • Ylang Ylang Essential Oil
Bon Voyage Travel Kit

Bon Voyage offers ten Young Living personal-care products inside an attractive, custom-designed Young Living bag:

  1. Thieves® AromaBright Toothpaste
  2. Thieves Waterless Hand Purifie
  3. Thieves Dental Floss
  4. Thieves Fresh Essence Plus Mouthwash
  5. Young Living branded Toothbrush
  6. Lavender Shampoo
  7. Lavender Conditioner
  8. Cinnamint Lip Balm
  9. Morning Start™ Bath & Shower Gel
  10. Genesis™ Hand & Body Lotion

These travel-sized toiletries make Bon Voyage convenient as well as compact—a perfect size for carry-ons or handbags offering you a complete collection of personal care essentials when you are on the road. In addition to being an essential travelling companion, Bon Voyage also offers a perfect opportunity to share Young Living’s products, message and benefits with others – whether on holiday or in everyday life. Don’t leave the house without it!

ART Skin Care System

Young Living’s new ART® Skin Care System safely and effectively cleanses, tones, and moisturizes your face to bring out your natural and inherent beauty. That is the beauty of ART!

NingXia Red Chrome Collection

The whole room will fill with excitement when that lucky someone opens this beautiful commemorative 20th Anniversary carrying case to reveal a bottle of our powerful NingXia Red in an exquisite chromed-glass bottle (750 ml) and two NingXia shot glasses. In addition, he or she will be among the very first to experience Red Shot (5 ml), a new blend of Tangerine, Mandarin, Lime, Grapefruit, Cassia, and Spearmint essentials oils found only in this kit. A 15 ml bottle of Peppermint essential oil tops off this rare celebratory collection.