Petitgrain

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Petitgrain- Young Living

🍊 FUN FACTS 🍊

Petitgrain means “little grain” derives its name from the oil extraction- at one time it was pulled from the green, unripe oranges which were about the size of a cherry, instead of the leaves. Though steam distilled from the same botanical species as neroli and bitter orange, Petitgrain Essential Oil possesses its own characteristically unique aroma. Petitgrain Oil is distilled from the leaves and sometimes the twigs and branches of the tree whereas Neroli Essential Oil is distilled from the blossoms and Orange Essential Oil is typically cold pressed from the rinds of the fruits.Because if its pleasing scent, petitgrain has been used extensively in high-quality perfumes and cosmetics.

The ORAC value of petitgrain is 73,600 µTE/100g, compared to the highest, Clove, which is 1,078,700. 

🍊 WHAT IT DOES 🍊 

Petitgrain essential oil has traditionally been used to support a healthy nervous system—particularly with nervous stress and exhaustion. It may  improve instances of excessive perspiration. And support healthy skin and hair; particularly good for oily skin.

It is emotionally balancing and is very uplifting. This oil can help us release denial, avoidance and self judgment. Once these emotions are released we can see that we are using our emotional addictions to keep an a state of denial.

Petitgrain oil is about relinquishing self control and instilling self acceptance and love. It helps us be rather than do therefore it is helpful in easing panic and fear; and calming the body.

This oil can help us overcome addictions and compulsions. It releases denial, avoidance and self judgment. Once these emotions are released we can see that we are using our emotional addictions to keep an illusionary state.

This is fantastic oil for those who are always on the run (doing and work addiction) and will not take the time to address their emotional or spiritual path. As we know the addictive path is one of self destruction and burn out, because the physical body can not continue on this path 24 hours a day without repercussions.

🍊IDEAS FOR USE – TOPICAL/AROMATIC 🍊

Use 50:50. Then,

  • Apply several drops (2-4) on location
  • Apply to chakras/vitaflex points
  • Directly inhale
  • Diffuse
  • Apply to blemished skin to soothe and reduce visible blemishes
  • Deep Inhale to overcome fatigue
  • Add a drop to your face care routine if you have oily Skin
  • Add a few drops to your underarms to control perspiration
  • Diffuse or apply at bedtime to promote and sustain sleep
  • Diffuse or inhale during times of stress
  • Apply diluted over abdomen to aid digestion and provide comfort
  • Add a few drops to shampoo or conditioner to aid healthy hair retention
  • Add a few drops to the scalp for a healthy oil balance
  • apply between  and under the toes or to the toenails for a healthy microbial balance

🍊COMPANION PRODUCTS 🍊

  • Bergamot
  • Cistus
  • Clary Sage
  • Clove
  • Geranium
  • Jasmine
  • Lavender
  • Neroli
  • Orange
  • Palmarosa
  • Rosemary

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Laurus Nobilis

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Laurus Nobilis (Bay Laurel) – Young Living

🌱 FUN FACTS 🌱 

Laurus Nobilis is known as Bay, Sweet Bay or Dalmatia Bay Laurel- its leaves are steam distilled from France or Croatia. The story goes that ancient Greek and Roman Generals would wear crown of laurel leaves when victorious in battle. Both the Greeks and the Romans believed that the laurel tree had great powers of divination and prophecy and that all one had to do to avoid thunder, to lightning or evil spirits was to sun under a laurel tree. Today, Laurel is primarily produced in the country formerly known as Yugoslavia. A fatty oil produced from the berries is used mainly for making soap.In ancient Greece and Rome, crowns were made out of Bay Leaves to honor scholars, warriors, and sportsmen. This tradition is where the name “Poet Laureate” comes from. Baccalaureate, or bachelor’s degree, also comes from this.

🌱 WHAT IT DOES 🌱 

Historically, Bay Laurel leaves and the black berries were used medicinally- especially for digestive aid and appetite. During the Middle ages, Laurel was used for respiratory support, fevers, headaches, liver and spleen support. And Laurel has been used fro centuries as a fragrance component in cosmetics and perfumes.  Today we know that Laurel is excellent for supporting the respiratory system, digestive system, as a general tonic to boost immunity, as well as a host of other immune response issues. A spicy, aromatic flavoring, bay leaves are commonly used as a flavoring for soups, stews etc

🌱  IDEAS FOR USE – INTERNAL (Vitality™ only) 🌱 

  • use in cooking- substitute one drop oil for one bay leaf
  • place 1-2 drops with Extra Virgin Olive Oil, grapeseed or almond oil in a vegetarian gelcap and take for internal support
  • Infuse balsamic vinegar with 1 drop per oz
  • Make a tonic tea-add 1-3 drops to 6 oz hot water and sweeten to taste
  • Add 1-2 drops to your water for a flavor boost
  • add 2-4 drops to a smoothie
  • Use 1-5 drops per 4 oz of salad dressing
  • Flavor spray- 1 tbsp olive oil + 10 drops essential oil + app 2oz water- spray over veggies, salads, meats or pastas at the end of cooking
  • Flavor butter or coconut oil- 1 drop per 1tsp- to make a delicious spread

🌱 TOPICAL/ AROMATIC (non-Vitality™) 🌱 

  • DIY facial spray- 1 tsp glycerin (or aloe vera juice) + 4oz quality water (not from the tap) + 2 drops each: lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) and Bay Laurel (Laurus nobilis). Great for normal to blemished skin
  • Bay Laurel is a circulatory oil that assists in lymph movement. Massaging lymph areas (such as knees and armpits) with oils while in the shower
  • stimulate  and revitalize thinning hair with a blend of lairs nobles, lavender, rosemary, peppermint, geranium… make a head spray  with 20 drops + water, or add a few drops to shampoo
  • Apply to abdomen with carrier oil to support healthy, solid bowel movements as needed

🌱 CONSTITUENTS 🌱 

  • 1,8 Cineol
  • linalol
  • alpha-terpinol
  • alpha pinene
  • beta-pinene
  • geraniol
  • eugenol
  • beta-caryophyllene
  • sabinene
  • limonene

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Geranium

Geranium

Geranium- Young Living

💞 FUN FACTS 💞 

Geranium oil is extracted from the stems, leaves and flowers. During the 1600s, European gardeners would plant geraniums around their houses to keep the evil spirits out. However, this geranium oil is no the same as the houseplants. It was used by the Egyptians as an oil of beauty, known for promoting radiant skin.

💞 WHAT IT DOES 💞 

Historically, geranium has been prized for all kinds of medicinal uses, from smoothing and clearing skin, to stopping bleeding, to improving blood flow. Its highly floral aroma is uplifting to the emotions, and it it an excellent oil for opening the liver chakra and discharging toxins from the liver.

Aromatically, geranium is said to help us release negative memories and take us back to peaceful, joyful moments in our lives. It may also ease nervous tension and help balance stress. It is said to not only uplift moods, but lessen fatigue, which is a common cause of depression and lethargy.

Geranium is also said to help hormone balance and works as a natural deodorant

💞 IDEAS FOR USE – TOPICAL/ AROMATIC 💞 

  • Add a drop to your favorite face moisturizer or wrinkle cream
  • apply topically on location to tighten skin, increase skin elasticity and fight wrinkles
  • apply topically after a strenuous workout or add a few drops to a post-workout massage oil
  • apply with carrier oil to areas of concern on the skin until it is healed
  • apply to the cracks of toes or toenails to maintain a healthy microbial balance
  • add several drops into a bucket with warm water and sea salt for a soothing foot soak
  • apply directly to the underarm for deodorizing support
  • diffuse for an uplifting, energizing mood
  • deep inhale for respiratory support
  • apply topically over nerves for comfort and support as needed
  • apply on location to joints to maintain a healthy inflammatory response
  • add several drops to a homemade bug repellant
  • hydrate the hair with a homemade conditioner- 1 C water, 2T apple cider vinegar, 10 drops essential oil
  • wear as a perfume or blend with other oils for a beautiful scent all day
  • add a few drops to your shampoo for shiny hair

💞 CONSTITUENTS 💞 

  • eugenol
  • citronella
  • geraniol
  • linalool

💞 BLENDS WITH 💞 

All oils – it’s an enhancer and equalizer

💞 FOUND IN 💞 

  • ART Renewal Serum
  • Acceptance
  • Believe
  • Clarity
  • EndoFlex
  • Envision
  • Forgiveness
  • Gathering
  • Gentle Baby
  • Harmony
  • Humility
  • Joy
  • JuvaFlex
  • Lady Sclaerol
  • Release
  • SARA
  • Trauma Life
  • White Angelica
  • Boswelia Wrinkle Cream
  • Genesis Hand & Body Lotion
  • Prenalone
  • Wolfberry Eye Cream
  • Dragon Time bath Gel
  • more…

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Tea Tree

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Tea Tree- Young Living

🌳 FUN FACTS 🌳 

Tea Tree, also known as Melaleuca alternifolia, is one of the most widely used and extensively researched essential oils. Some of the benefits of Tea Tree include cleansing properties, as well as a refreshing scent. The oil is extracted from the steam distillation of leaves and branches of the Melaleuca alternifolia tree, which is native to Australia. Tea Tree essential oil has been described as having a fresh, camphor-like smell

🌳 WHAT IT DOES 🌳 

The leaves of the melaleuca tree have been used for centuries by the aborigines for its innumerable healing applications, particularly to wounds and the skin. These native Australians crush tea tree leaves to extract the oil, which the would apply as a poultice, inhale the vapors, or apply oil to the body. Tea Tree oil is also prized for its effectiveness in respiratory support, joint support, skincare, scalp conditioning, helping the skin to maintain a healthy microbial balance, and much much more

Constituents to research: terpinene-4-ol, gamma terpinene, and alpha-terpinene.

🌳 IDEAS FOR USE – TOPICAL/ AROMATIC (non- Vitality™) 🌳 

• Apply topically on location (mixed with a carrier oil) to aid skin healing

• Apply to back or chest for respiratory support OR deep inhale from the bottle/ diffuser

• perfect for “spot treatment” of unsightly blemishes on the skin- helps smooth the skin

• Apply to foot bottoms, between the toes or toenails to encourage a healthy bacterial environment

• Works great as a hand sanitizer

• Use in DIY deodorant recipe or apply neat to the underarms to promote a healthy bacterial environment

• Add several drops to a homemade outdoor spray (can also be used indoors!)

• Add several drops to Thieves Household cleaner, or make your own cleaner with Apple Cider Vinegar

• Add several drops to your shampoo (or to the scalp after shampooing) to encourage a healthy, moisturized environment unfriendly

• Add several drops to a bowl of water or to Thieves Fruit and Veggie wash- and use it to soak/ wash your produce

• Add several drops to the laundry, especially when it’s musty from sitting too long

• Mix a few drops with a carrier oil and store in a jar- coconut oil makes a great DIY skin salve, other facial oils make a great

homemade facial oil

• Blend into a carrier oil and massage muscles and joints

• Add  few drops to your bath water

• Mix with carrier oil and rub over the throat for soothing support

• add a drop or two to your nightly moisturizer, such as Young Living’s Sheerlume- as part of your skincare routine

🌳 BLENDS WITH 🌳 

  • All Citrus oils:
  • Orange
  • Tangerine
  • Lemon
  • Grapefruit
  • Lime
  • Bergamot
  • Eucalyptus
  • Lavender
  • Rosemary
  • Thyme

🌳 FOUND IN 🌳 

  • Melrose
  • Purification

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Citronella

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Citronella- Young Living

🍃 FUN FACTS 🍃

Citronella originated in Egypt and was also distilled in the Philippines and Sri Lanka. This oil belongs to a family of oil-rich grasses like Lemongrass and Palmarosa. The leaves have been used by cultures all over the globe for all kinds of medicinal purposes, although it is typically found in a blend with other oils.

🍃 WHAT IT DOES 🍃

The most popular use of Citronella in modern days is as an ingredient in insect-repellant, as as additive to outdoor candles or planted in gardens to keep the bugs away. It’s refreshing and uplifting aroma, while pleasant to humans, is offensive to many insects, which is why Citronella is extremely popular for outdoor summer gatherings

Supports:

  • Nervous System
  • Muscles
  • Bones
  • Skin
  • Respiratory System

🍃 IDEAS FOR USE – TOPICAL/ AROMATIC 🍃

• Diffuse in your home or around open doorways to keep out unwanted “guests”

• Inhale directly (or diffuse) to ease head tension and increase energy

• Dilute and apply on location for skin support or to promote healing

• Mix with other essential oils (such as peppermint, cedar wood, lemongrass, geranium), water and pure vanilla extract for an “annoyance free” outdoor spray

• Add a few drops to underarm oils blend to help decrease excessive perspiration

•Dilute and and apply on location to so the nerves

🍃 COMPANION OILS 🍃

  • Cedarwood
  • Bergamot
  • Geranium
  • Lemon
  • Orange
  • Pine

🍃 FOUND IN 🍃

Purification, Animal Scents Pet Shampoo

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ImmuPower

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ImmuPower- Young Living

🚀FUN FACTS 🚀

This powerful blend of  nine oils was created by D. Gary Young to support immunity as encourage feelings of strength and power.  It helps to raise the frequency of the body’s immune system and helps the user “fight the good fight” against weakness

🚀 WHAT’S IN IT 🚀

🚀 HYSSOP – Used my Moses in the Lord’s Passover in Egypt (Exodus 12) it has been used since ancient times to promote wellness, support the respiratory and immune systems

🚀 MOUNTAIN SAVORY– a powerful energizer and motivator, this oil helps stimulate the nervous system and has been used historically for digestive health

🚀 CISTUS-  one of the first aromatic substances used in ancient times, this oil encourages a healthy immune and auto-immune response. It also helps quiet the nerves and encourage sound sleep

🚀 RAVINTSARA– a universal oil like Lavender, this oil aids the immune system, respiratory system, encourages healthy breathing, healthy skin, is soothing and calming to the nerves and skin

🚀 FRANKINCENSE – a precious and prized oil since Bible times, Frankincense is used to treat practically everything.  Used primarily for healthy nervous system, skin, immune system and emotional balance

🚀 OREGANO – oregano has a wide variety of uses, from immune and respiratory support to soothing muscles and bones. It also strengthens one’s feelings of security

🚀 CLOVE – used since ancient times for innumerable remedies, clove boosts the immune system, soothes and comforts the physical body and creates a feeling of protection and courage

🚀 CUMIN– found in Egyptian tombs, cumin was prized for immune support, digestion, soothing, aiding the heart and the nervous system

🚀 IDAHO TANSY – historically used among the gypsys as a “cure all”, tansy helps support the immune system, aids digestion, soothes the nervous system and encourages an uplifting feeling, a positive attitude and a general (physical and emotional) sense of well being

🚀 IDEAS FOR USE (Topical/ Aromatic) 🚀 

  • wear or diffuse this blend every other day, alternating with Thieves, especially during cold and flu season
  • apply to the throat, chest, spine, feet (dilute for sensitivity)
  • apply three drops on the thymus in a clockwise motion, then tap the thymus with your energy fingers (pointer and middle fingers)
  • apply to jugular veins
  • apply to armpits
  • apply ImmuPower by Raindrop Technique along the spine

🚀COMPANION OILS & PRODUCTS (to support immunity)

  • Thieves Essential Oil
  • Thieves Vitality
  • Exodus II
  • Melissa Oil
  • Oregano Oil
  • Inner Defense Supplement
  • ImmuPro Supplement
  • ComforTone Supplement
  • EssentialZyme
  • Super C Supplement

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