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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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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Clove & Clove Vitality

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Clove & Clove Vitality- Young Living

💥 FUN FACTS 💥 

Old tales say that walking near clove trees while wearing a hat would frighten the trees into no longer bearing fruit. History has it that the people of Penang (among the “spice Islands”) were free from epidemics in til the 16th century when Dutch conquerors destroyed the clove threes that flourished on those islands. The Chinese used clove for a broad range of health issues, most notable to promote comfort to the teeth and gums. Still other cultures swear that clove helps encourage the libido.

💥 WHAT IT DOES 💥 

Supports Cardiovascular system, aids proper digestion, Promotes strong immune system response, supports Respiratory System. Clove is also said to stimulate memory and create a feeling of protection and courage. People have often used clove to promote quality sleep and encourage dreams.

Clove can be a very hot (spicy) oil, so use caution when taking internally or applying topically to the skin Always use a carrier oil on the skin

💥IDEAS FOR USE –  INTERNAL (with Vitality™ only) 💥 

  • add a drop or two to baked goods for that lovely fall spice
  • add a drop to water for immune and digestive support
  • add a drop of clove and carrier oil to a gel capsule and take daily for dietary support
  • substitute Clove Vitality for the ground spice in any recipe
  • combine with Lemon Vitality, Cinnamon Vitality and Nutmeg Vitality to make your favorite holiday cider
  • add a drop go Clove Vitality to your morning oatmeal for a delicious flavor
  • add a drop to your daily NingXia Red

💥 TOPICAL/ AROMATIC (non- Vitality™ only) 💥 

  • apply to minor scrapes to encourage healthy healing
  • apply to insect bites to promote comfort
  • put a drop of clove on your gums after a rigorous cleaning at the dentist or intense dental work
  • Massage a drop (with carrier oil) over the throat for a soothing effect
  • massage a drop (with carrier oil) over abdomen
  • diffuse for immune support and emotional wellness
  • add a few drops to Christmas pinecones or fall decor for a refreshing scent
  • rub a drop (with carrier oil) over skin to soothe and promote healing where needed
  • massage a drop of clove (in carrier) over the chest and back to encourage circulation and support healthy breathing
  • apply to VitaFlex points

💥 BLENDS WELL WITH 💥 

  • Basil
  • Bergamot
  • Cinnamon
  • Clary Sage
  • Grapefruit
  • Lavender
  • Lemon
  • Nutmeg
  • Orange
  • Peppermint
  • Rose
  • Rosemary
  • YlangYlang
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Roman Chamomile

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Roman Chamomile- Young Living

🌼FUN FACTS 🌼

Roman Chamomile is part of the daisy family and has been prized for countless generations in Europe for many different medicinal uses. Medieval mothers gathered these flowers to calm crying children, soothe digestion and especially to promote healing in the skin! This plant was traditionally used by the Romans to give them a clear mind and courage before battle, and it has been nicknamed “the Plant’s Physician” because it supposedly cured any ailing plant that was placed next to it!

🌼WHAT IT DOES 🌼

Chamomile is a relaxant, and it helps to soothe restlessness, nervousness, and even soothes agitated skin. Because it is so soothing and gentle, Chamomile is mild enough to use on infants and children- to support digestion, soothe ears, provide teething comfort, calm the nerves, and promote calming of the skin. Supports:

  • Nervous System
  • Emotional Balance
  • Skin/ Aging

🌼IDEAS FOR USE – TOPICAL/ AROMATIC 🌼

  • Diffuse in your home to uplift and bring a sense of calming to any environment
  • Inhale directly (or diffuse) to stabilize the emotions
  • Apply 2-4 drops on location for skin support or to promote healing
  • Apply around the ears to encourage comfort
  • Add a few drops to carrier oil or lotion and rub into legs to promote calmness in the muscles and nerves
  • Apply (diluted) over abdomen
  • Add a few drops to face lotion, or apply directly to the skin as part of your beauty routine
  • Dilute and and apply on location to soothe nerves

🌼COMPANION OILS 🌼

  • Lavender
  • Rose
  • Geranium
  • Clary Sage

🌼FOUND IN 🌼

Clarity™, Forgiveness™, Gentle Baby™, Harmony™, Joy™,Juva-Flex™, Motivation™, Surrender™, Tranquil™, ClaraDerm™, Genesis Hand & Body Lotion, KidScents TenderTush, LemonSage Clarifying Shampoo & Conditioner, Wolfberry Eye Cream, Dragin Time Bath Gel, Evening Peace Bath Gel, K&B™, Rehemogen

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Myrrh

 

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Myrrh – Young Living

🏺FUN FACTS🏺

Well over 2,000 years before the baby Jesus received Myrrh as a gift, it was one of the most desired and most expensive items in the world. In Greek mythology, Aphrodite forced the goddess Myrrha into an incestuous relationship with her father, Cinyras. Cinyras avenged the act by turning his daughter into a Myrrh tree. When the tree sprouted its blooms, their child Adonis was born. The resinous drops that exude from cuts in the trees bark were said to be Myrrha’s  healing tears. For this reason, the Greeks and Romans used Myrrh to dress their battle wounds.

Myrrh oil has a smoky, sweet or sometimes bitter smell. The word myrrh comes from the Arabic word “murr” meaning bitter. The oil is a yellowish, orange color with a viscous consistency. Chinese have used Myrrh in their medicine from ancient times through modern.

Historically, Myrrh was an integral part of religious ceremonies, embalming, and as a medical cure for all kinds of ancient (and modern day) diseases. Myrrh is also a beloved oil of perfumers as it extends the fragrance of other aromatics. There is good reason that Myrrh was offered as a gift to the King of Kings and Lord of Lords at the first Christmas

🏺WHAT IT DOES 🏺

Two primary active compounds are found in myrrh, called terpenoids and sesquiterpenes, both of which have powerful health effects, which promotes  healthy inflammatory response and fill the body with life-giving anti-oxidants. Sesquiterpenes specifically have an effect on our emotional center in the hypothalamus, helping us remain calm and balanced. Both of these compounds are under investigation for their health benefits, as well as other potential therapeutic uses.

Myrrh can help maintain healthy skin by soothing chapped or cracked patches. It is commonly added to skin care products to help with moisturizing and also for fragrance. Ancient Egyptians used it to prevent aging and maintain healthy skin. Myrrh is commonly used in aromatherapy for massages. It can also be added to a warm bath or applied directly to the skin

🏺 IDEAS FOR USE – TOPICAL/ AROMATIC 🏺

  • Mix with other essential oils to create your own unique scent
  • diffuse for fragrance
  • Mix with lotion or carrier oil and apply to the skin for moisturizing, soothing and healing
  • Use Myrrh to make DIY natural skincare products- its the ancient oils of beauty
  • Apply topically to cuts, scrapes, abrasions
  • Add a few drops to a cold compress and apply on location for comfort
  • Massage a few drops in carrier oil over the chest for respiratory support
  • Apply over abdomen for calming & digestive support
  • apply in carrier oil over the throat for soothing comfort
  • Apply to feet, toenails and other locations to maintain a healthy microbial environment
  • apply to stretch marks
  • apply topically to promote comfort and healthy gums

🏺BLENDS WITH 🏺

  • Frankincense
  • Lavender
  • patchouli
  • Sandalwood
  • All spice oils

🏺 FOUND IN 🏺

  • Abundance
  • Egyptian Gold
  • Exodus II
  • Gratitude
  • Hope
  • Humility
  • 3 Wise Men
  • White Angelica
  • Boswelia Wrinkle Cream
  • Essential Beauty Serum- Dry Skin Blend
  • Lavender Hand & Body Lotion
  • Protec
  • Rose Ointment
  • Sandalwood Moisture Cream
  • Lavender Bath Gel
  • EndoGize
  • Omega Blue
  • Thyromin

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COPAIBA OIL

COPAIBA

Copaiba & Copaiba Vitality- Young Living

💛 FUN FACTS 💛 

 Natives in northern Brazil have used Copaiba oil and resin since at least the 16th century. Copaiba essential oil is a product of steam distilling the gum resin tapped from the Brazilian Copaifera reticulata tree. With the powerful compound beta-caryophyllene and a uniquely sweet aromatic profile, Copaiba helps create a relaxing atmosphere when diffused or applied topically. 

💛 WHAT IT DOES 💛

90% Sesquiterpenes

Provides a calming aroma and can be diffused to create a warm, inviting environment 

Beautifies the skin by reducing the appearance of blemishes

Supports healthy liver, kidneys and bladder

Promotes healthy respiration

Encourages proper digestive function

Provides muscle, joint, ligament support

Stimulates circulation

gentle but powerful oil

Constituents to research : sesquiterpenes, Beta -Caryophyllene and alpha-humulene

💛 IDEAS FOR USE – INTERNAL (with Vitality™ only)  💛

Put a drop or two in your daily water bottle to support overall wellness

Add a drop to your morning smoothie, coffee or tea

Can be used as a food additive or flavoring agent

💛 TOPICAL & AROMATIC (Non-Vitality™) 💛

Diffuse it to create a warm, inviting space

Apply it topically on fatigued areas after exercise for a relaxing cool down

Apply on location for muscle and joint support

Add it to a moisturizer or skin cream to help enhance the appearance of a youthful, radiant glow and to help reduce the appearance of blemishes

Add add a few drops to your shampoo or conditioner for sleek shiny hair

Apply a few drops to wet hair after washing and conditioning, for sleek shine

💛 BLENDS WITH 💛

Post- Workout soothing blend: combine Copaiba +Peppermint or Wintergreen

DIY Beard oil: Copaiba + lightweight carrier oil + Northern Lights Black Spruce or Peppermint.

Skin softener: equal parts Copaiba + Lemon+ Lavender – add carrier oil

Emotional Uplift_ DIffuse 2 drops Copaiba + 3 or 4 drops Grapefruit

Digestive: 3 drop Copaiba + 3 drop Peppermint + 1 or 2 Fennel

💛 FOUND IN 💛

  • AgilEase™
  • Cool Azul™ Pain Relief Cream
  • Cool Azul™ Sports Gel
  • Stress Away™
  • Progessence Plus™
  • Breathe Again™ Roll-On
  • Deep Relief™ 

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THIEVES OIL

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Thieves- Young Living

💥 FUN FACTS 💥   

During the Middle Ages, a band of Thieves was arrested. They had been plundering the dead and dying bodies during the plague outbreak. When they were arrested, the King offered to let them keep their lives if they gave up the secret as to why they never contracted the plague, despite intimate contact with the disease. The recipe has been well researched and documented, and D. Gary Young was the first person to resurrect this ancient immunity blend in modern times. This blend is SO effective, that Young Living has designed an entire Thieves product line for personal care, oral hygiene and home care. Using Thieves household products is the smartest way to keep your home sparkling clean without any harmful toxins!

💥WHAT’S IN IT 💥 

CLOVE–  originates in the Spice Islands, and the main constituent, Eugenol, has been heavily researched for its beneficial properties/ helps influence healing. Clove has an extremely high antioxidant count

LEMON– promotes health, supports all body systems, warming and invigorating

CINNAMON BARK -Cinnamon spice has been used for centuries to help support the immune system. Cinnamon enhances the activity of other oils, and stimulates purification and oxygenation

EUCALYPTUS RADIATA -originates in Australia, and there are over 900 different species-known to support respiratory system

ROSEMARY – thought to prevent forgetfulness and to quicken the mind by reducing mental fatigue. Helps improve circulation and stimulate the nerves

💥 WHAT IT DOES 💥

Supports healthy immune function

Contributes to overall wellness

Help support a healthy respiratory system

Soothing to the throat

Promotes and soothes healthy gums

Purifies the air

Stimulating and toning effect on the whole body

💥IDEAS FOR USE –  INTERNAL (with Vitality™ only) 💥

Put a drop under the tongue for spicy but soothing support

Add a drop to Ninxia Red each morning

Add a drop to a smoothie

Make Thieves Tea with Honey + Lemon oil + Thieves oil + water for immune support

💥 TOPICAL & AROMATIC (Non-Vitality™) 💥

Diffuse for immune support and stimulating aroma

Apply to feet bottoms & Vitaflex points

Dilute and apply over throat, chest, stomach or intestines for support

Rub under the arms to stimulate lymphatic support

Apply a drop over the site of a deep splinter to encourage the splinter to surface

Put a few drops in your dishwater or dishwasher to clean dishes and eliminate odor

Add a few drops to wool dryer balls

Add a few drops into the laundry for freshening or purifying

💥BLENDS WITH 💥

Boost Thieves with extra drops of Lemon

Companion Oils: Exodus II and ImmuPower

Companion Products for Immunity: ImmuPro, Inner Defense, Longevity

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