Blue Cypress

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Blue Cypress- Young Living

💙 FUN FACTS 💙

The word “cypress” is a common name given to several genera of evergreen, aromatic trees and shrubs which belong to the Cupressaceae family, and many of them yield essential oil. This particular cypress oil, callitris intratropica, comes from Australia. The oil’s most striking characteristic is surely its bluish coloring. Derived from the Northern Territory Cypress Pine, this oil is distilled from the barks and heart woods and requires extremely long distillation times of up to 48 hours. Most oil companies do NOT distill their oils properly (so they lack the vital constituents for wellness), so beware of who you purchase from! Historically, blue cypress has many medicinal uses for the Blue Cypress has been used historically for incense, perfume and embalming

💙 WHAT IT DOES 💙

Widely used in cosmetics as an anti-aging agent, it is beneficial to all areas of the skin, everything from the face and beauty routines to delicate baby bottoms when their diapers have rubbed them raw.

Cypress essential oil can help strengthen the gums and tighten muscles throughout the body. The main function is contraction, so cypress oil makes your gums, skin, muscles, and hair follicles contract and strengthens the cavities that hold hair and teeth, etc. It also tightens up loose skin and muscles.

Cypress oil is helpful in promoting calm muscles in the face of spasms, from  the respiratory system and intestines to the muscles in the limbs, making it a wonderful oil for the musculoskeletal system.

Cypress oil stimulates  frequency and quantity of urination, which is beneficial because urine removes excess water and toxins from the body, helps to reduce blood pressure and cleans out the kidneys. Many of the mainstream medications for lowering blood pressure are based on this aspect of detoxing through increased urination.

Other properties of cypress oil make it a good choice for treating wounds- it is a common ingredient in first aid lotions and creams, namely, Cypress oil behaves as a hemostatic and a styptic agent. Hemostatic means that it can help stop blood flow and promote clotting. Styptic primarily means it helps to prevent excessive loss of blood through contraction of the blood vessels. If someone is bleeding profusely, they need a hemostatic agent to speed up the clotting of blood and stop its flow to save their life. Similarly, a styptic agent promotes the contraction of gums, hair follicles, muscles, skin, and blood vessels, thereby stimulating the flow of blood through the blood vessels. Both of these properties can be life-saving.

Cypress oil boosts the respiratory system and increases lung  efficiency. It helps clear any buildup in the respiratory tracts and lungs to make breathing easier during times of seasonal sniffles or the common crud.

Cypress oil is considered to be a very powerful sudorific agent, which means it can cause sweating or perspiration. Periodic sweating helps remove toxins, excess salt, and water from the body, clearing out the pores. Clean pores helps to  keep away bacteria and disease.

Cypress oil endures optimal liver health by regulating a proper discharge of bile- a crucial part of a healthy the digestive process. Because Cypress also soothes muscle tension, it can bring abdominal comfort, for the digestive process or menstrual cycle.

💙 IDEAS FOR USE- TOPICAL/ AROMATIC 💙

  • Apply a few drops with carrier oil topically over abdomen to soothe menstruation flow
  • Apply a few drops over the bladder to increase urinary flow
  • Apply to the underarms to increase sweating and the release of toxins from the body- great to apply before a workout
  • Massage over areas where muscles are continually contracting to promote calmness
  • Apply daily over liver and kidneys (in a rollerball)
  • Add drops to a wound to help control bleeding
  • Massage over chest to open airways and promote respiratory comfort
  • Apply over intestines to encourage healthy, solid stool as needed
  • Diffuse or inhale for an uplifting fragrance
  • Add a few drops to a hair tonic n the shower
  • Plus a few drops in your shampoo or conditioner
  • Add a drop to your favorite moisturizer to tighten the skin
  • Apply on location for nerve support as needed
  • Apply over sores to help encourage healing
  • Make a homemade insect repellent
  • Apply and inhale daily to support the endocrine system

💙 CONSTITUENTS 💙

Sesquiterpene Alcohols

Sesquiterpenes: Beta-elemene, Beta-selinene

💙 BLENDS WITH💙

Cedarwood

Frankincense

Helichrysum

Lavender

Melissa

Sandalwood

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Black Pepper & Black Pepper Vitality

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Black Pepper & Black Pepper Vitality- Young Living

💥 FUN FACTS 💥

Black Pepper, one of the most used spices on planet earth, is so commonplace that its medicinal values largely go unrecognized. Its essential oil is steam distilled form berries grown in Egypt, Madagascar and India. Pepper was used by the Egyptians in mummification as evidenced by the discovery of black pepper in the nostrils and abdomen of Ramses II. Indian monks ate several black pepper corns a day to maintain their incredible stamina and energy

For centuries, black pepper was as highly prized as gold and silver and accounted for 70% of the international spice trade. During the Dark Ages, Arab traders had a monopoly on the black pepper trade. To maintain this monopoly and keep the source of black pepper a closely-guarded secret (and hence increase the price and prestige of black pepper), they came up with a great story. The tale they told was that black pepper grew in groves of trees that were guarded by poisonous snakes. In order to harvest the black pepper, the trees had to be burned in order to drive out the snakes. This process ( so they said) also turned the originally white fruit black! That myth worked for a long time.

💥 WHAT IT DOES 💥

Historically, pepper was used for thousands of years for malaria, cholera and digestive issues. Today, pepper’s primary common use is to revive someone who has fainted. However, pepper is also stimulating and comforting for those who are awake as well! This oil may help maintain healthy cholesterol levels, detox the body, enhance circulation, increase cellular oxygenation, support digestive glands, and stimulate the endocrine system, increase energy, aid with addiction recovery, improve a healthy appetite, aid muscle tone, support joint connective tissue, aid circulation and help one regain balance and settle the nerves from imbalance.

Studies have shown that Curcumin (the active compound of turmeric) is made readily bioavailable with the presence of black pepper- any good turmeric supplement should have black pepper as a main ingredient

Aromatically, black pepper is said to help people examine things with clarity and honesty

  • Nervous System
  • Digestive System
  • musculoskeletal system
  • endocrine system
  • circulatory system,

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

  • apply to vita flex points
  • apply directly to area of concern with dilution
  • mix very sparingly into a bath with juniper and lavender to warm you up in the winter and overcome chills
  • apply with carrier oil to the back of the neck for muscle and joint  comfort and increased mobility
  • apply to the few bottom for immune support
  • diffuse or inhale to curb cravings
  • apply to the abdomen with a warm compress to increase blood flow to the muscles and nerves
  • apply to the wrists, knuckles, lower back, or any joint that needs support and increased mobility

💥 INTERNAL (Vitality only) 💥

  • combine 1-2 drops with several drops of extra virgin olive oil and take in a gel cap supplement daily for healthy cholesterol levels, healthy blood pressure, healthy inflammation levels, immune support)
  • add 1 drop to substitute for 98-10 peppercorns in a recipe
  • infuse balsamic vinegar with 1 drop per ounce
  • use for in a marinade
  • add 1 drop per teaspoon in butter or coconut butter to flavor a spread
  • add a drop to a smoothies for dietary support

💥 FOUND IN 💥

  • Dream Catcher
  • En-R-Gee
  • Relieve It
  • Light the Fire
  • NingXia Nitro

💥 BLENDS WITH 💥

  • Cumin
  • Fennel
  • Frankincense
  • Lavender
  • Marjoram
  • Rosemary
  • Sandalwood
  • Spice Oils

💥 CONSTITUENTS 💥

Black pepper essential oil has a high content of phytochemicals (natural, plant-based chemicals) known as monoterpenes and sesquiterpenes. These phytochemicals are known for their antioxidant and immune stimulatory functions.

  • Monoterpenes (70%)
  • alpha-pinene
  • beta-pinene
  • l-limonene
  • beta-caryophyllene

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Goldenrod

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Goldenrod- Young Living

☀️ FUN FACTS ☀️

Steam distilled from stems leaves and flowers, Goldenrod is part of the daisy family

☀️ WHAT IT DOES ☀️

goldenrod is mentioned in the Swiss Pharmacopeia as a major contributor to healthy circulation and cardiovascular support. It also supports the urinary tract and supports healthy liver function. According to the University of Montreal, studies have shown that it helps tremendously with impotence. It is also relaxing and calming to the nervous system

☀️ IDEAS FOR USE – TOPICAL/AROMATIC ☀️

Apply topically on location wherever improved circulation is needed

Apply to Vitaflex points

Mix this spring-scented oil with your face wash and your skin will look fresher and firmer in no time!

Apply to abdomen to aid circulation during menstrual cycle

Apply on location to encourage healthy circulation

Apply over the throat for comfort as needed

Apply over the bladder and unrinary tract for support

Apply over the liver to support body detox

☀️ CONSTITUENTS ☀️

  • monoterpenes
  • alpha-pinene
  • l-limonene
  • sesquiterpenes
  • myrcene

☀️ FOUND IN ☀️

Common Sense

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Ylang Ylang

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Ylang Ylang – Young Living

🌼 FUN FACTS 🌼

Pronounced EE-lang EE-lang, these flowers have been used to cover the beds of newlywed couples on their wedding night. Steam distilled from flowers of trees grown in Ecuador and Madagascar, Ylang Ylang essential oil has a sweet, romantic aroma and moisturizing properties, making it a key ingredient in many luxury skin and hair products. Ylang Ylang is often classified as a heart note because it emerges just as the top notes begin to dissipate.  Its essential oil is highly sought after for its antioxidants, sesquiterpenes, and other organic compounds that make it so potent.

🌼 WHAT IT DOES 🌼

Organic Ylang Ylang Complete Oil is well known as an aphrodisiac and can be wonderful in a romantic massage blend. It eases the mind, releases nervous tension and helps the whole body relax. Ylang Ylang is also used to help retain moisture in the skin and has been attributed with promoting shiny, lustrous hair. Research has shown that aromatically, the slang slang oil fragrance helps to lift depression, influence sexual energy and enhances relationships. Calming and relaxing, it is said to help reduce anger, rage and low self esteem. Medicinal uses include helping maintain a healthy blood flow, healthy inflammatory response, regulating the heart and promoting healthy intestinal function

  • Emotional Balance
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Hormonal Balance
  • Skin

🌼 IDEAS FOR USE – TOPICAL/ AROMATIC 🌼

  • apply to vita flex points
  • wear as perfume
  • diffuse for a sensual aroma
  • mix with other oils in a DIY perfume
  • add to a massage oil for a romantic massage
  • apply at bedtime for a relaxing, sedating effect
  • add a drop or two to your favorite skin moisturizer
  • add a few drops to your favorite hair conditioner, or massage through the hair with the fingers after a shower
  • apply directly to skin on location as needed for healing and support, mix with carrier oil if necessary
  • apply over the chest for cardiovascular support
  • apply over the writs for hormonal support
  • apply to the back of neck and lower abdomen for menstrual comfort

🌼 BLENDS WITH 🌼

  • Anise
  • Bergamot
  • Cardamom
  • Chamomile
  • Cumin
  • Geranium
  • Grapefruit
  • Lemon
  • Marjoram
  • Sandalwood
  • Vetiver

🌼 CONSTITUENTS 🌼

  • Sesquiterpenes (55%)
  • Beta- caryophyllene
  • methyl salicylate
  • linalool
  • geraniol

🌼 FOUND IN 🌼

  • Aroma Life
  • ART Renewal Serum
  • Common Sense
  • Gentle Baby
  • Gratitude
  • Gathering
  • Grounding
  • Harmony
  • Highest Potential
  • Humility
  • Inner Child
  • into The Future
  • Joy
  • Lady Sclaerol
  • Motivation
  • Peace & Calming
  • Present Time
  • Release
  • Sacred Mountain
  • SARA
  • Sensation
  • White Angelica
  • Boswelia Wrinkle Cream
  • Genesis Hand & Body Lotion
  • Dragon Time Bath Gel
  • Dragon Time Massage Oil
  • Relaxation Massage oil
  • Sensation Massage Oil

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