German Chamomile & Vitality

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German Chamomile & Chamomile Vitality

🌸 FUN FACTS 🌸

Considered to be one of the most ancient and versatile medicinal herbs known to man, chamomile has innumerable health benefits. Native to Europe, this member of the daisy family has a long history of use from crying children to digestive tonics. Chamomile has been one of the “catch all” remedies for just about every ailment known to man- it is an extremely versatile little flower!

There are two common types of chamomile used medicinally today: German chamomile and Roman chamomile

🌸 WHAT IT DOES 🌸

Packed full of vital antioxidants, Chamomile is a powerful healing factory. An effective alternative medicine with almost no known negative side effects, chamomile has been used for over 5,000 years in  teas, herbal extracts and cosmetics because it promotes tranquility, vitality, a youthful appearance and longevity.

Antioxidants in  German Chamomile help maintain a healthy inflammatory level in the body by offsetting free radical damage (oxidative stress) and preventing cell mutation. This can lead to better immune function, improved emotional balance, increased comfort in organs, muscles and joints (throughout the body) and healthier skin, hair, nails, teeth and eyes. Emotionally, Chamomile is one the best medicinal herbs for fighting stress and promoting relaxation. It behaves as a mild sedative, calming the nerves as its aromatic molecules travel directly to the olfactory part of the brain, turning off tension and reducing the body’s stress response. Our emotions and hormonal balance are in response to our sense of smell, so German Chamomile can help balance the endocrine system as well.

Chamomile has been well known since the beginning of time to aid digestion, whether promoting healthy gas levels and heathy stools, to encouraging comfort and stabilizing the nervous/ digestive  link. Applied topically or ingested, Chamomile serves to promote ease and comfort and healthy inflammatory response wherever there is a need in the body. From the back, to joints, to teeth and gums, it is a very soothing oil. And it world for smoothing the skin, too- it’s a beloved oil for beauty.

Applied over the chest or deep inhaled, it supports healthy respiratory function and nourishes the cardiovascular system.  There is virtually no system of the body that Chamomile doesn’t offer aid and comfort when needed.

  • Respiratory
  • Skin/Beauty
  • Musculoskeletal/ joints
  • Digestive System
  • Nervous System
  • Emotions
  • Brain/ Mind
  • Endocrine system
  • Antioxidant

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

  • Apply on location to upper or lower back for support
  • Apply over muscles for soothing comfort
  • Apply over abdomen for menstrual comfort
  • Apply over stomach/ intestines for healthy gas levels
  • Apply over stomach/ intestines for healthy stool consistency
  • Apply over stomach/ intestines for digestive aid and comfort
  • Deep Inhale for emotional support/ relaxation/ calmness of mind
  • Inhale or diffuse at bedtime
  • Rub over chest with carrier oil for respiratory aid
  • Apply topically over the gallbladder, liver, kidneys, pancreas for detox support
  • Add a few drops to your face cream to smooth skin
  • apply topically to the gums for comfort
  • apply topically to the skin to encourage healing
  • Add a few drops to a petrolatum-free lotion to smooth dry skin
  • Apply topically to cuts, scrapes, or other open skin to encourage healing
  • Diffuse or inhale to clear the mind
  • Diffuse or inhale for a peaceful, calming atmosphere

🌸 INTERNAL – (with Vitality™ only)  🌸

  • Add a few drops to a veggie capsule and take internally
  • Use as a dietary supplement
  • Make Chamomile tea
  • Add a drop or two to your regular tea

🌸 CONSTITUENTS 🌸

  • Sesquiterpenes: Chamazulene
  • 1,8 cineol
  • Sesquiterpene alcohols
  • Monoterpenes

🌸 FOUND IN🌸

  • Cool Azul
  • EndoFlex
  • Surrender
  • K&B Tincture
  • ComforTone (digestive aid)
  • JuvaTone
  • OmegaGize (fish oil supplement)

Carrot Seed & Carrot Seed Vitality

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Carrot Seed & Carrot Seed Vitality

🥕 FUN FACTS 🥕

Surprisingly enough, carrots are part of the parsley family, but it’s not the garden vegetable variety that you’re thinking of. The essential oil is extracted from the dried seeds through steam distillation.  The seeds may be small, but they are packed with natural healing properties. Popularly called wild Queen Anne’s lace, its native origins can be traced back to Egypt, France and India.

Carrot seed oil has a thicker, more viscous consistency and a distinct woody, earthy and deliciously root-like fragrance.

🥕 WHAT IT DOES 🥕

Carrot Seed oil contains powerful antioxidants, which are amazingly beneficial to the body as they fight free radicals and help slow the degenerative process of aging.

Historically, carrots have been used as a blood cleanser and to support the liver, gallbladder and the skin as well as the heart, intestines and nervous system. And we all know carrots are good for the eyes.

Carrot seed also helps stimulate the lymph system (immunity) aids in soothing digestion and the excretory tract, supports abdominal comfort during the menstrual cycle, and generally promotes comfort to the abdominal region.

Applied topically to muscles and joints, carrot seed oil helps the body maintain healthy inflammatory levels, encouraging comfort on location. This oil works in beauty products to moisturize the skin, improve elasticity and liven up skin tone.

  • Skin/ Beauty
  • Nervous System
  • Emotions
  • Detox/ Excretory System
  • Cardiovascular/ Circulatory
  • Digestive System
  • Musculoskeletal/ joints

 

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

Massage oil over abdomen for menstrual support

Massage over intestines for intestinal support

Massage over chest to calm muscles and soothe hiccups

Apply over lower abdomen to promote comfortable gas levels

Add a few drops to your lotion or face cream to smooth skin

Apply on location to rejuvenate skin and even skin tone

Use a drop daily in your face lotion to discourage wrinkles and tighten skin

Add several drops to your mineral sunscreen

Apply topically over the liver or kidneys for support

Deep inhale for an earthy, woodsy aroma

Diffuse or inhale for balancing the nervous system

Add a few drops to your conditioner or directly to the scalp and comb through hair for shine

🥕 INTERNAL (Vitality™ only)  🥕

Add a drop to marinades, soup or stews

Put a few drops in a veggie capsule and take internally for dietary support

place a drop under the tongue

🥕 CONSTITUENTS 🥕

  • Alcohols: Linalol
  • Monoterpenes: alpha-pinene, beta-pinene, sabinene
  • Sesquiterpenes: beta-caryophyllene
  • Esters
  • Phenols

🥕BLENDS WITH 🥕

  • Citrus oils
  • Fennel
  • Frankincense
  • Geranium
  • Spice Oils

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Angelica

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Angelica- Young Living

🦋 FUN FACTS 🦋

This plant rows wild in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Greenland, the Faroe Islands, and Iceland, mostly in the northern parts of the countries, but it is cultivated mostly in France.  Angelica is from the parsley family, but don’t let that deter you. Legend has it that this oil got its name from an old monk’s tale in which an angel revealed this plant for healing during the plague.   It goes by many names, including the Holy Ghost or Holy Spirit Root, Archangel Root and Oil of Angels, probably because its healing powers were so great that the origin must have only been from a Divine Source. History also records its usage during the plague of 1660. People chewed the plant stems to ward off infection, and the seed and roots were used to purify the air. In Germany, this oil is known as the “essence of the Angels.”

🦋 WHAT IT DOES 🦋

While Angelica’s primary use is for cooling,  Energetically, this essential oil assists the user to be open to the angelic realm, source energy and higher self and has a history of aromatherapy use towards combating stress, exhaustion and anxiety. Because Angelica is both a relaxant and a stimulant at the same time, it soothes the nerves while simultaneously encouraging alertness. This is a wonderful oil to use for mental focus.

Medicinally, this oil helps promote calmness in the face of spasms- involuntary and unpredictable contractions of the respiratory tracts, muscles, nerves, blood vessels, and internal organs. Often times the only way out is to induce relaxation in the affected parts, which Young Living’s Essential Oil of Angelica is able to do. This relaxing effect is beneficial in driving out gas from the intestines as well- as the abdominal and intestinal walls relax, the gas can more easily pass through. It also stimulated the production of bile and gastric juices, so Angelica supports healthy gas levels and digestive comfort.

Angelica also helps to promote urination and sweating, which aids the body in detoxification. In addition, this oil is wonderful for supporting healthy liver function; Detox of the body through urinary, sweat and liver processes help to boost the immune system . As the body gets rid of undesirable materials, it grows stronger in the “fight.”

Angelica also works to support the bronchial passages, sinuses and generally encourages ease of respiration.

In contrary to its behavior as a relaxant, it is a stimulant for the systems functioning inside the body. It stimulates blood circulation, the secretion of hormones, enzymes, and other juices, and also stimulates metabolic processes, including digestion, absorption, and excretion. This attribute, in total, stimulates healthy growth.

  • Nervous System
  • Urinary System
  • Detox
  • Immune System
  • Respiratory System
  • Digestive System
  • Excretory System
  • Brain/ Mind
  • Emotionally/ Energy
  • Endocrine System

🦋IDEAS FOR USE – TOPICAL/ AROMATIC 🦋

Add a few drops to steam and deep inhale to soothe the head, open airways and sinus passages

Massage in a carrier oil over chest, throat and back for respiratory support

Add a few drops to a warm bath for a calming aroma and immune boosting relaxation

Massage over abdomen, stomach and intestines for digestive support

Deep inhale from the bottle or diffuse for support

Inhale or diffuse to drive away negative emotions or energy

Diffuse or inhale while studying/ working to increase focus

Blend with other relaxation oils for a relaxing massage

Massage over smolders with carrier oil to ease nervous tension

apply topically to bruises to encourage rapid healing

Deep inhale or diffuse (or apply over abdomen) to calm nervousness

🦋 CONSTITUENTS 🦋

  • Monoterpenes: d-limonene, l-limonene, alpha-pinene, beta-pinene
  • Esters

🦋 BLENDS WITH 🦋

  • Patchouli
  • Clary Sage
  • Vetiver
  • Florals
  • Woods
  • Most Citrus oils

🦋 FOUND IN/ COMPANION PRODUCTS 🦋

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Cardamom & Cardamom Vitality

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Cardamom & Cardamom Vitality- Young Living

💜 FUN FACTS 💜

Often referred to as the Queen of Spices, Cardamom has its roots in India but is beloved around the world. Cardamom was used in ancient times for the treatment of all kinds of ailments from epilepsy and spasms to urinary and cardiac issues. It was beloved as a “catch-all” oil for healing and general wellness.  Best of all, cardamom is said to neutralize the lingering odor of garlic! Before becoming a popular spice, cardamom was actually used during ancient times. The Romans used it to soothe their stomachs whenever they overindulged, while the Egyptians added it to perfumes and incense. Meanwhile, the Arabs loved mixing it into their coffee for added flavor.

💜 WHAT IT DOES 💜

Today Cardamom is widely used for promoting muscle calmness from spasms, whether respiratory in nature or muscle skeletal.  It also promotes healthy skin, working as a natural cleanser, giving  the skin a natural radiance. Many people love cardamom to help slow the signs of aging. it has been known as an oil of beauty across generations.

Cardamom helps promote general wellness as it stimulated the digestive system, promotes healthy teeth and gums (and freshens breath! Remember the lingering garlic problem?) IN the Gi tract, it It helps maintain proper secretion of gastric juices, bile and acids in the stomach which is essential for proper function. Additionally, it stimulates the urinary tract and sweating, which aids in the elimination of toxins from the body. And it also works incredibly well in the respiratory system, not only calming respiratory muscle contractions, but also opening airways.  With regards to the nervous system, cardamom is said to have a positive effect on neurotransmitters, particularly those associated with the gut, which helps reduce feelings of nausea, especially during pregnancy. Overall, cardamom is a wonderful oil to use in may ways when needing a boost to the immune system.

  • Immune System
  • Musculoskeletal system
  • Digestive system
  • Cardiovascular system
  • nervous system
  • Skin/ beauty

 

💜 IDEAS FOR USE- TOPICAL/ AROMATIC  (Non-Vitality™) 💜

Add a drop to your face cream or moisturizer to reduce the appearance of fine lines & wrinkles

Add to carrier oil and rub over abdomen for digestive support

Rub over the chest for respiratory support

Diffuse or deep inhale to open airways and calm muscles

apply to feet bottoms for immune support at bedtime

Inhale to calm the nervous / digestive system as needed

Apply to the lower back for sciatic nerve support

Apply to the temples, crown of head or forehead for soothing

Deep inhale/ diffuse to overcome mental fatigue

Apply over the intestines to maintain healthy gas levels

Add a few drops to your bath for a refreshing and invigorating experience

Massage over solar plexus to promote comfort from digestion

Massage over abdomen for menstrual comfort

Rub into joints for comfort, particularly knees, hands and knuckles

💜 IDEAS FOR USE- INTERNAL -(Vitality™ only) 💜

Add a few drops to water and gargle as a mouthwash for gum health or to freshen breath

Take a few drops in a veggie capsule daily to stimulate the digestive system

Add to your marinades, soups, stews or other recipes

Add a few drops to your coffee for dietary and digestive support (and flavor!)

add a few drops to oatmeal

Chai Tea or cider flavoring

💜 CONSTITUENTS 💜

  • Esters
  • 1,8 cineol
  • Alcohols: linalol
  • Monoterpenes: myrcene, l-limonene

💜 BLENDS WITH 💜

  • Bergamot
  • Cedarwood
  • Cinnamon Bark
  • Cistus
  • Clove
  • Neroli
  • Orange
  • Rose
  • Ylang Ylang

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Marjoram & Marjoram Vitality

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Marjoram & Marjoram Vitality- Young Living

🌿 FUN FACTS 🌿

Known as the “herb of happiness” to the Romans and “joy of the mountains” to the Greeks, Marjoram was used to decorate at both weddings and funerals. Not only would it warm the body and emotions, but many believed it would increase longevity. It was grown on gravesites to comfort the departed soul

🌿 WHAT IT DOES 🌿

Historically, marjoram was used as an antidote for poisoning. It works to support the Cardiovascular system, Muscles and  Bones, so it works beautifully to support healthy respiration, encourage unimpeded breathing, opens airways, and regulated blood pressure. Musculo-skeletal uses include comfort for overused joints and muscles, soothes and comforts muscle tension, and calms the nerves. Marjoram is beneficial in helping to relax and calm muscles that constrict, whether digestive, abdominal, musculoskeletal, chest, etc. SO it has unlimited uses as an aid to the body. Marjoram also aids with a peaceful night’s sleep by helping to reduce stress and anxiety

🌿 IDEAS FOR USE – TOPICAL/ AROMATIC (Non-Vitality) 🌿

  • apply on location to muscles and joints
  • apply over abdomen for menstrual support and comfort
  • apply over chest for respiratory support and to maintain a healthy muscle constriction when coughing
  • apply topically over the spine for comfort and support
  • apply to the back of the neck and shoulders to so the tension and comfort the head
  • apply to vita flex points
  • add several drops to a whole-body massage oil
  • apply topically over stomach/ abdomen to promote healthy digestion and soothing comfort
  • apply to feet bottoms for immune support
  • diffuse for a calming, soothing fragrance (aromatherapy)

🌿INTERNAL (Vitality only) 🌿

  • use to make tea for healthy digestive aid, healthy stools and healthy gas levels
  • make a dietary gel-cap with carrier oil to take daily for support
  • add a drop to your favorite soup recipe
  • add marjoram as a flavoring to roasted meats
  • add marjoram to roasted vegetables
  • use marjoram in a marinade for meat, vegetables or fish

🌿 BLENDS WITH 🌿

  • Bergamot
  • Cedarwood
  • Chamomile
  • Cypress
  • Lavender
  • Orange
  • Nutmeg
  • Rosemary
  • Rosewood
  • Ylang Ylang

🌿 FOUND IN 🌿

  • Aroma Life
  • Aroma Siez
  • Dragon Time
  • M-Grain
  • RC
  • Ortho Ease Massage Oil
  • Ortho Sport Massage Oil
  • Super Cal

🌿 CONSTITUENTS 🌿

  • monoterpenes (60%)
  • alpha- terpene, sabinene, alpha- pinene
  • beta-pinene
  • l-limonene
  • beta-caryophyllene

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Neroli

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NEROLI (Orange Blossom) – Young Living

🧡 FUN FACTS 🧡 

Neroli comes from the flowers of the orange tree, typically in Morocco and Tunisia. It is said to originate from the princess of Nerola, Italy, who lavished this oil on everything. Brides adorned themselves and their bouquets with orange blossoms to signify their purity and beauty.

🧡WHAT IT DOES 🧡

Neroli has been regarded traditionally by the Egyptians for its great attributes of healing the mind, body, and spirit. It brings everything into focus and helps us be in the moment. Neroli also supports the nervous system, circulatory system, digestive system, supports the skin and alleviates emotional burdens like anxiety, depression, hysteria, shock, nervousness and encourages the feeling of confidence, joy, courage and peace.

  • Nervous System
  • Circulatory System
  • Digestive System
  • Skin
  • Emotions

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

  • Diffuse for a calming, stabilizing environment
  • Apply to VitaFlex points
  • Apply over the abdomen for digestive support or to maintain healthy, solid stool and maintain healthy gas levels
  • Inhale from the bottle or a drop on the palm of the hand to ease tension, anxiety, nervousness
  • Use over scars and stretch marks to promote skin healing
  • Wear as perfume
  • Add a drop to your favorite face moisturizer for flawless skin
  • Make an essential oil based perfume by blending with other oils and adding a small amount of witch hazel or pure vodka

🧡 BLENDS WITH 🧡

  • Rose
  • Lavender
  • Sandalwood
  • Jasmine
  • Cedarwood
  • Geranium
  • Lemon

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Bergamot & Bergamot Vitality

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Bergamot & Bergamot Vitality- Young Living

🍊 FUN FACTS 🍊

Bergamot is of the citrus family, but it is not as well known. Christopher Columbus is credited with bringing bergamot to Italy from the Canary Islands. It is defined as a hybrid between sour orange and lemon and produces a fruit that is extremely sour with fragrant peels. Its aromatic profile is so compelling that it has been used for centuries in perfumery for its tangy green top note. Bergamot is what gives Earl Gray tea its coveted flavor

🍊 WHAT IT DOES 🍊

Aromatically, bergamot helps to relieve anxiety, depression, stress and tension. It is uplifting and refreshing and helps us to radiate LOVE.  Historically, Bergamot was used  to maintain a healthy intestinal tract with no parasites, to maintain a healthy intestinal tract with no parasites, to aid sleep, to soothe throats, to support the respiratory system, aid digestion, soothe the skin and support the endocrine system

Constituents to research:

monoterpenes (D-limonene, alpha and beta pinene) , sesquiterpenes

🍊IDEAS FOR USE – INGESTION (Vitality™) 🍊

  • substitute for zest- 1 drop for a teaspoon, 7-10 drops for the whole fruit
  • infuse balsamic vinegar 1 drop per oz
  • add a drop or two to your favorite tea or beverage
  • use 1-5 drops per 4 oz salad dressing
  • add a drop per teaspoon of butter or coconut spread for flavoring
  • add 2 drops per oz of olive oils and drizzle over meats, pastas, breads and vegetables
  • add 1-2 drops into a veggie capsule with carrier oil and ingest as dietary supplement

🍊 TOPICAL/ AROMATIC (non- Vitality™) 🍊

  • diffuse for a sweet, lively, citrus & fruity aroma
  • add a few drops to your thieves cleaner or a spray bottle with water to wipe down surfaces
  • add a drop to your favorite skin cleanser to help control oily skin
  • apply to the bottom of feet prior to bedtime- bergamot is relaxing and calming
  • add a few drops to a homemade muscle rub or cream, particularly after a workout
  • add a few drops to carrier oil and rub over the chest to calm and support breathing
  • inhale from bottle
  • add a few drops to water and dip a washcloth for a cool forehead compress
  • blend with other oils for a delightful perfume
  • massage over abdomen with carrier oil to support digestion and healthy gas levels

🍊 BLENDS WITH 🍊

  • Chamomile
  • Cypress
  • Eucalyptus
  • Geranium
  • Jasmine
  • Juniper
  • Lavender
  • Lemon
  • Palmarosa
  • Patchouli
  • Ylang Ylang
  • Cardamom

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