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Check out YL University to empower you with more knowledge about essential oils!

Young Living wants you to learn more about what essential oils are all about & has created some educational videos to help:

What ARE Essential oils?

How do you use Essential oils?

How are Essential Oils extracted?

 

Wondering how to order these amazing oils at wholesale prices? Order below or message me for more details.

MAY ENROLLMENT PROMOTION!!!

What a beautiful addition to the Premium Starter Kit for May Enrollees!!

Tell your friends! This would make a great Mother’s Day gift.

Summer is just around the corner! Help your friends get warm-weather ready by sharing the news about this special May promo.

May 1–31, we’re offering new members a free 15-ml bottle of Tangerine essential oil when they enroll with a Premium Starter Kit.*

With its sweet, sunny aroma, Tangerine is the perfect introduction to how Young Living essential oils can brighten your life! It smells so good in the diffuser and blends well with all kinds of things. It’s great for keeping everyone happy and mellow. 18198407_10213089253012769_6667700042659142292_n

Create your own starter kit by choosing from one of these great diffusers.

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Click Here to purchase a Premium Starter Kit

**you can now order a kit WITHOUT having to input their Social Security number!! 

ESSENTIAL OILS SAFETY

I think it is always important to come back to the basics and review how to stay safe with our essential oils!  Undoubtedly, over the past week, a post has been circulating on FB showing someone who applied a certain brand essential oil and then jumped in a tanning bed and was severely burned.

The component of citrus oils that can cause this (furanocoumarins) specifically react with UVA light. This is the primary type of light most tanning beds emit since it’s also the dominant tanning ray.

From skincancer.org: “Tanning booths primarily emit UVA. The high-pressure sunlamps used in tanning salons emit doses of UVA as much as 12 times that of the sun.”

So her reaction may very well be much worse because of the tanning bed than it would have been in the sun. Even so, accidents like these make really good teachable moments for the rest of us.

1) Tanning beds are seriously dangerous for anyone’s health.
2) Tanning beds + oil of ANY kind = asking for a burn
3) Improper/Uneducated use of essential oils = poor outcomes
4) Not adhering to labeled usage and cautions = poor outcomes
5) Even if not in a tanning bed, some essential oils cause photosensitivity for a period of time after use, and sunlight should be avoided.

Education is very important when it comes to essential oils.

Essential oils have been used for thousands of years for cosmetic purposes, as well as for their spiritually and emotionally uplifting properties. 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.

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. Any time you hold a bottle of our powerful essential oils, you are holding nature’s pure essence.

Essential oils are potent gifts from nature that can often be more powerful than expected. In order to prevent misuse of these precious oils and to ensure that you enjoy their maximum benefit, Young Living Founder D. Gary Young, working with Director of Global Education and Health Sciences Dr. Lindsey Elmore and other product experts on her team, has created this helpful safety guide. Refer to it to learn the basics of essential oil use, how to handle skin sensitivity, and other valuable information.

I’M NEW TO ESSENTIAL OILS. HOW ARE THEY USED?

Young Living labels each bottle of Young Living essential oil with directions for how to use it; these directions vary based on your region. Please consult the product label for appropriate usage directions.

I SEE THE TERM “CARRIER OIL” USED IN SEVERAL PLACES. WHAT IS A CARRIER OIL, WHAT DOES IT DO, AND WHY SHOULD I USE IT?

A carrier oil is a vegetable oil—such as coconut oil, olive oil, or grapeseed oil—that can be used to dilute essential oils. Young Living’s V-6™ Vegetable Oil Complex is an excellent carrier oil for all applications.

Carrier oils ensure that essential oils applied topically are comfortable to the skin. Dilution with a carrier oil does not dilute the effect of the essential oil. In fact, it prevents waste due to excessive application. Look for dilution ratios on Young Living essential oil bottles.

Vegetable shortening, butter, margarine, or petroleum derivatives (such as mineral oil, baby oil, and petroleum jelly) should never be used as carrier oils.

WHAT IS A HOT OIL?

“Hot oils” are oils that can cause a hot or warming sensation when applied to the skin. Examples of hot oils and blends include Cinnamon, Clove, Lemongrass, Oregano, Thyme, Exodus II™, and Thieves®. For some people, Peppermint’s cooling sensation can be too intense.

Young Living recommends using a patch test procedure prior to first use. To perform a patch test, apply 1–2 drops of essential oil to a patch of skin such as the forearm. Observe that area of skin over the course of 1–2 hours for any noticeable reaction; however, reactions occur usually within 5–10 minutes. If you experience a hot or burning sensation or develop a rash, add V-6 or another carrier oil to the affected area as often as needed.

WHAT IF I EXPERIENCE SKIN DISCOMFORT OR IRRITATION?

If discomfort or irritation occurs, stop using the essential oil and apply V-6 or another carrier oil to the affected area. If a rash occurs, this may be a sign of detoxification. Drink adequate water to encourage the release and removal of toxins in your body. Toxins present in petrochemical-based soaps and skin care products, detergents, and perfumes may trigger some of the detoxification reactions. Consider discontinuing these agents if a reaction occurs. Before using the essential oil again, perform a patch test (see above under “What is a “hot oil?”) and dilute with a carrier oil as needed.

Be aware that some documents suggest diluting the oil with water, but water actually drives oil into the skin and eyes. Never use water in an attempt to flush the oil off of the skin, as this may increase discomfort. If essential oil gets in your eye, flush with V-6 or another carrier oil as quickly as possible to alleviate any discomfort. If eye discomfort does not subside within 5 minutes, seek medical attention.

CAN ESSENTIAL OILS BE APPLIED TO SENSITIVE AREAS?

    Avoid contacting sensitive areas such as eyes, ears, genitals, and mucous membranes with essential oils. If you choose to use the oil in any sensitive area, dilute 1 drop of the essential oil with 5–10 drops of V-6 or another carrier oil.

HOW OFTEN CAN ESSENTIAL OILS BE APPLIED? HOW MUCH DO I USE?

    Follow the proper usage instructions printed on each essential oil label. Essential oils are very powerful, so start low and go slow. Excessive use of essential oils may increase the risk for adverse reactions. In most cases, 1–2 drops are adequate, and using more may waste product. Depending on the essential oil, you can gradually build up to 3–4 uses per day, if desired.

CAN ESSENTIAL OILS BE USED DURING PREGNANCY OR WHILE NURSING?

    As with any medical condition, we strongly recommended that prior to using essential oils, you seek the advice and recommendation of a competent, trained health care advisor who is experienced in essential oil usage. Some people choose to avoid overuse and excessive use of Clary Sage (Salvia sclarea), Sage (Salvia officinalis), Idaho Tansy (Tanacetum vulgare), Hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis), Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare), and Wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens), as well as the blends and supplements that contain these oils.

CAN ESSENTIAL OILS BE USED ON CHILDREN?

    Many essential oils are appropriate for use on children but should be diluted with a carrier oil prior to use. Some Young Living products come prediluted with carrier oil, as indicated on product labels, and are intended for direct application on children. You can dilute 1–2 drops of essential oil such as SleepyIze™, RutaVaLa™, Gentle Baby™, and Peace & Calming® with a carrier oil and apply to the bottoms of the feet.

HOW DOES EXPOSURE TO SUN AFFECT ESSENTIAL OIL USE?

    Some essential oils, especially citrus oils, contain natural molecules that react with sunlight (UV light) and cause a sensitivity reaction. Young Living labels the essential oils and oil blends that contain these compounds with a warning to avoid sun/UV light for 12–48 hours after applying. Always use caution when starting to use a new oil. To reduce the risk of sensitivity, use patch testing (see above under “What is a “hot oil?”), dilute, and apply the oil to skin that will not be exposed to sun/UV light. Young Living formulates its beauty and cosmetic products to remove sun-sensitizing agents to reduce the risk of sun sensitivity.

WHAT ABOUT THE USE OF ESSENTIAL OILS IF I HAVE A MEDICAL CONDITION? CAN ESSENTIAL OILS INTERACT WITH PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS?

    If you have a disease or medical condition or are using a prescription medication, it is recommended that prior to using an essential oil, you consult with a health care advisor who has experience with essential oils. Seek the advice of the prescribing physician and a pharmacist about potential interactions between any medication and essential oils.

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LAVENDER OR STRESS AWAY BATH BOMBS

So who has started Mother’s Day Shopping? It is right around the corner, May 14th.  Luckily Young Living is making it a whole lot easier with TWO BRAND NEW products released TODAY. Wouldn’t you love to do something special for the Mom in your life and give her something that is good for her too? Perfect for pampering mom on Mother’s Day!!  
LAVENDER OR STRESS AWAY BATH BOMBS $25.75

Lavender Calming 4-Pack Item No. 26071

Stress Away Relaxing 4-Pack Item No. 20674

Ingredients: Baking Soda, Lavender or Stress Away essential oil, coconut oil, sweet almond oil
COCONUT-LIVE REPLENISHING BODY BUTTER $32.25

Item #20025

Ingredients: Mango butter, cupuacu butter, coconut oil, lime essential oil

April End Of The Month Promo

15% off promo items!!!!!!
There’s an awesome flash sale of 15% off from April 22nd until April 26th on some of our favorite products! 
-Thieves Laundry Soap (item#5349D)

-Thieves Hand Purifier 3 Pack (Item# 3622D)

-Thieves Spray (Item# 3265D)

-Ningxia Red 2 Pack (Item #3042D)

-Ningxia Red 30 count Singes (Item# 3525D) 
NO JOKE 15% off! I am sticking up on Ningxia Red. 
(Quick order only, ER points cannot be used)
Pro-tip: Don’t forget to add a bottle of Valor to your cart. 

Valor is Back! 

BIGGEST NEWS OF THE DAY!! Just got word o share the big news:
VALOR IS BACK!!!! WOOOOHOOOOO!!!
If you are a veteran in YL you are dancing a right now. If you are new to the company and have not tried this product…YOU ARE IN FOR A REAL TREAT! This blend in insane and is soooooo beneficial. 
It is for sure coming back but will not be available to purchase until 5PM MT. SO DO NOT TRY AND ORDER RIGHT NOW. It will go live in the VO tonight.
They will keep it to 1 order per member per month to keep the stock up and hopefully we will not run out of this amazing blend again anytime soon!! PARTY TIME!!! If your a member jump on VO and get my personal Unicorn. You won’t regret it. #Valor #yleo #wellnessacademy #helloessentials

ALL-NEW THIEVES HOME CLEANING SET

WOW…..Check out this new home cleaning kit YL came out with in the spring catalog. So much awesome here. Here are the details:
ALL-NEW THIEVES HOME CLEANING SET…Clean and protect your home with the “all-new” Thieves Home Cleaning Set. 
This set includes: 

5-ml Citrus Fresh, Lemon, Pine, Thieves, and Purification essential oils Carrying Case 

16 oz Amber Glass Spray Bottle • 

14.4 oz Thieves Household Cleaner • 

Stainless Steel Bucket • 

Cleaning Cloth • 

Cleaning Recipe Booklet. 
Price: $62.50 wholesale / $79.75 retail

 Item #20421

Grab yours today!

Dryer Balls, Lavender + FREE Lemongrass

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Dryer Balls, Lavender + FREE Lemongrass

Celebrate a new season!

Give your laundry day a fresh start this spring with our March spot promo! March 28–31, or while supplies last*, members who order our limited-edition Dryer Balls with Lavender will get a free 15-ml bottle of Lemongrass essential oil. Made with organic New Zealand wool, our Dryer Balls help reduce static, increase fluffiness, and soften clothes—all without any harsh perfumes or chemicals. Pair them with Lemongrass or Lavender essential oil—both included in this promo—to enjoy a naturally derived springtime scent.

This promotion will be for Quick Orders only.

o SKU: 19456d
o Retail: $30.92
o Wholesale: $23.50
o 11.75 PV
o Available for Wholesale and Retail members

o Promo starts at Midnight MT Tuesday the 28th through 11:59 p.m. MT the 31st or until supplies are sold out*

*Supply is limited. Promotion is available only while the Dryer Balls are in stock. Backorders and replacements will not be available once the Dryer Balls are no longer in stock.

RC is back in stock!!! 

Lets talk RC for a minute! 
R.C. Essential Oil is a powerful blend of Spruce, Cypress, and three types of Eucalyptus oils (E. globulus, E. radiata, and E. citriodora). It’s smells like a breath of fresh air. 

When my body is in need of extra respiratory support, during a hard work or when spring time is in action, I turn to this bottle.

I diffuse or apply it directly before, during, or after your workout. Its energetic aroma helps me stay motivated when training. 
You can also combine Young Living R.C. oil with V-6™ Vegetable Oil Complex for an invigorating massage. This routine creates a relaxing spa-like experience and can even help when your day demands that you be out and about earlier than usual. Its robust scent will help you perk up as your day begins.

R.C. is also a great substitute for Aroma Siez™ in Young Living’s Raindrop Technique.

What comes in our Premium Starter Kits? 

Confused about the starter kit options? Hope this helps!
Each premium starter kit comes with a diffuser of your choice, and the price of the kit depends on which diffuser you choose.   They are all amazing! All YL diffusers are warrantied for a year if anything isn’t working right. 

All kits come with the same set of 11 oils, some Ningxia samples, a metal roller top that can be attached to any bottle, and some tiny glass bottles to share with friends or for traveling. 
KIT OILS:

LAVENDER
Love this oil! So versatile. If I had to choose only one this would be it.

Use it with frankincense as a facial serum

Add to mascara and conditioner to promote healthy hair growth

Helps to relax you at night and help quiet your mind, promotes sleep

Great for minor injuries, bumps and scrapes

Make bath salts to help with the normal detoxification system of your body

Nice for calming and relaxing children

LEMON
Cleaning, great oil to keep around the house, stain remover, sticky residue remover

Helps lymphatic system, nice to have around if you are sick

Excellent source of d-limonene, believed to support a healthy immune system

Supports a healthy immune, lymphatic, circulatory and digestive system

Great flavoring oil. Use only in glass as citrus oils can break down plastics.

Caution about photosensitivity, avoid sun exposure after using
PEPPERMINT

Young Living’s peppermint is so fresh and pure smelling, really delicious.

Supports healthy digestion

Breath spray-pinch of salt, water and one drop oil

Cooling spray—great for hot days

Topically after workouts for sore muscles

Diluted topically for occasional headaches, temples, base of scalp

Clears your mind, helps increase focus. Combines well with lemon for a natural energy boost.

Repels ants and other bugs, gardeners love peppermint

Great in brownies or other desserts
FRANKINCENSE 

Facial serum—lavender and frankincense mixed with carrier oil of your choice (argan is nice!)

Supports the normal aging process/supports normal aging skin

Centering, calming oil

Helps with occasional anxiety

Diffuse or use topically for yoga, meditation or your spiritual practice

Diffuse at night with lavender for a restful night’s sleep
COPAIBA

Chest rub–frank, RC and copaiba

Young Living uses the resin whereas other companies use the bark of the tree, which has less therapeutic properties

Key ingredient in Deep relief and Breathe again because it helps magnify the intensity of other oils

Supports respiratory system

Nice to mix with Panaway and Lavender for an after workout rub, and occasional headaches

Very soothing for occasional aches and after workouts for sore muscles or joints
THIEVES

One of my favorites! I think this smells like Christmas, but I love it all year round.

Supports the immune system and respiratory system

Throat spray or breath spray

Contains powerful essential oils to defend and protect the bodily systems

Dilute–gargle (salt, thieves, water) to support oral health

Purifies the air

Promotes wellness and good health thru out the year

Helps to maintain healthy blood sugar levels

Rich, earthy, warm and spicy aroma which can be very comforting
DIGIZE

Helps to support the respiratory and digestive processes

Soothes stomach discomforts

Take a drop before or after a meal to help with promote healthy digestion, or dilute and use topically
RC

Chest rub—dilute with carrier oil and apply on chest or diffuse to help open up airways

Invigorating and comforting when applied to the chest and throat

Preworkout enhancer—apply topically or inhale

Shower bomb or a drop in the shower
PANAWAY

Soothes sore muscles after workout

Normal aches and pains

Chest rub
PURIFICATION

Supports healthy, clear skin. Useful for blemishes.

Can help keep the outdoors “annoyance free” from insects, contains citronella which is known to be an insect deterrent

Promotes wellness and good health thru out the year

Neutralizes the air—great spray for the bathroom or stinky areas of the house

Homemade deodorant

Use it in your pet’s collar and add to YL pet’s shampoo

Scalp treatment
STRESS AWAY

Apply topically to wrists, temples, and back of neck to also receive its stress releasing properties

Add a couple drops to a glass of water at work to reduce tension

Helpful for occasional anxiety or for flying

Add a couple drops to your favorite natural body care products for a delicious, relaxing scent boost that promotes relaxation

Apply topically to assist with muscle tension from every day stressors

Useful for children when experiencing separation anxiety or a tantrum

DIY Room and Linen Spray

DIY Room and Linen Spray:
20 drops of your favorite Young Living essential oil

1/3 cup water

1 Tablespoon of witch hazel extract

Glass Spray Bottle
Directions: Combine all ingredients in the glass spray bottle. Shake well before lightly spraying cloth items. Allow to dry completely and enjoy the essential oil-infused freshness!