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)

Basil & Basil Vitality

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Basil & Basil Vitality – Young Living

🍃 FUN FACTS 🍃

The leaves and seeds of the basil plant are the important medicinal parts of this herb, which is regularly used in cuisines and recipes all over the world. Basil essential oil is popular in Europe, Central Asia, India, and Southeast Asia. Considered by the ancient Greeks to be the King of Plants, basil was literally used to anoint kings. In the Hindu religion, sprigs of basil were placed on the bodies of deceased loved ones to protect them from evil and provide them with safe passage into the next life.

Historically, basically has been used for countless medicinal uses for thousands of years- from snake bites to whooping cough, basil has been the go-to herb for countless generations

🍃 WHAT IT DOES 🍃

Basil affects largely the Cardiovascular System and Musculoskeletal system, but it has a myriad of other uses as well. Receiving a massage using this oil may help stimulate blood flow and soothe muscles, promoting calmness when muscles want to seize repeatedly. A few drops to the forehead help promote alertness, alleviate mental fatigue, elevate moods, enhance memory and sharpen the mind.

Basil can be used topically and massaged into the skin with a carrier oil. It enhances the luster of dull-looking skin and hair. As a result, it is extensively used in many skin care supplements that improve skin tone. It is also commonly used to help keep a clear complexion.

Basil acts a digestive tonic, calms the respiratory tract, improves blood circulation and helps increase and optimize various metabolic functions of the body. menstruation,

As a bonus, basil tends to deter creepy-crawlies, and has often been used to keep insects at bay. It also calms stings and bites.

  • Nervous System
  • Musculoskeletal system
  • immune system
  • Skin
  • Cardiovascular/Circulatory System
  • Emotions/ Brain
  • Digestive System

 

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

  • Deep inhale to help alertness, prevent fainting
  • Apply to the forehead for nothing comfort
  • Diffuse or inhale for mental stimulation, mood elevation
  • Apply with carrier oil over the chest to calm muscles and aid soothe breathing
  • Apply over the joints (on location_ for support
  • Apply directly to bug bites
  • dilute with carrier oil and massage over large areas to calm spastic muscles
  • apply around ears for comfort
  • Add to a DIY insect repellent
  • Apply over chest to calm hiccups
  • Diffuse or inhale while studying to promote memory
  • Rub over abdomen with carrier oil to encourage healthy gas and digestion levels
  • Apply on spot locations to maintin a a healthy, clear complexion
  • Add a few drops to shampoo or conditioner for scalp support

🍃 INTERNAL (Vitality™ only ) 🍃

  • Use in place of dried herb
  • add a drop to balsamic vinegar and olive oil
  • use in a meat marinade
  • add a drop or two to stew or soup
  • use Basil Vitality for homemade pesto
  • Add a few drops to veggie capsule as dietary supplement
  • Add a drop or two to a shot glass of water and ingest

🍃CONSTITUENTS 🍃

  • Phenolic Ethers: methyl eugenol
  • Alcohols: linalool, citronellol
  • Oxides: 1,8 cineol
  • Esters
  • Monoterpenes
  • Ketones
  • geraniol

🍃 BLENDS WITH 🍃

  • Bergamot
  • Cypress
  • Fir
  • Geranium
  • Helichrysum
  • Lavender
  • Lemongrass
  • Marjoram
  • Peppermint
  • Spruce
  • Wintergreen

🍃 FOUND IN 🍃

  • Aroma Siez
  • Clarity
  • M-Grain

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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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Tangerine & Tangerine Vitality

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Tangerine & Tangerine Vitality- Young Living

🍊 FUN FACTS 🍊

Tangerine originates from China and Japan but got its name from Tangier, a major city in Morocco. It is believed that the first batch of tangerines was shipped to Europe through the port in this city. You have probably also confused them with  Mandarin Oranges – And while mandarin skin has a smooth texture, tangerine has a thick, bumpy skin.1

Tangerine oil comes from the cold-pressed rind of the fruit rather than the fruit itself

🍊 WHAT IT DOES 🍊

Known for its powerful properties, tangerine has look been used in skincare, haircare and scalp conditions as its constituents help to stimulate new cell growth. Emotionally, it is a very uplifting and calming aroma. Aids digestion and helps our bodies get rid of toxins- acts as an immune booster

Tangerine contains esters and aldehydes which are sedating and calming to the nervous system- when diffused together with other oils, it can aid in soothing negative emotions such as grief, anger or shock

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

Diffuse diffuse diffuse!

Blends well with MANY oils, so have fun experimenting!

Add several drops to water, dip your rag in it to wipe surfaces and countertops

Add a few drops to your Thieves HouseHold cleaner for an added cleaning effect and citrusy aroma

Apply a drop directly to a wound to aid a healthy microbial balance

Blend equal parts of Lavender and tangerine and apply over stretch marks

🍊 INTERNAL (Vitality only) 🍊

Add a few drops to your water

Add a few drops to a smoothie

Add a few drops to your Ningxia Red

Add to your baking in place of zest

Add a drop to your favorite soup

Mix with Balsamic and olive oil to make a tasty salad dressing

🍊 CONSTITUENTS 🍊

  • Monoterpenes
  • d-limonene
  • beta-carotene
  • linalol
  • citranellol
  • alpha-pinene
  • beta-pinene

🍊 COMPANION PRODUCTS 🍊

  • Ningxia Red
  • Basil
  • Bergamot
  • Chamomile
  • Clary Sage
  • Clove
  • Frankincense
  • Geranium
  • Grapefruit
  • Lavender
  • Lemon
  • Marjoram
  • Orange

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Thyme & Thyme Vitality

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Thyme & Thyme Vitality- Young Living

⏰ FUN FACTS ⏰

For centuries, thyme has been used across nations and cultures for incense in holy temples, ancient embalming practices, and warding off nightmares. Historically, Thyme was used by the Egyptians for embalming (think preserved skin, ladies!) and the ancient Greeks used it for protection against  a myriad of diseases. The powerful constituents in Thyme oil provide a cleansing and purifying effect on the skin, but because thyme is high in thymol, it should always be diluted.

⏰ WHAT IT DOES ⏰

Thyme is known to be a general tonic for the nerves and the stomach. It has been used traditionally to aid breathing, encourage healthy digestion, soothe the abdominal region, strengthen the spine, encourage healthy urinary and vaginal environment. Aromatically, Thyme is popular for helping one overcome fatigue and exhaustion after illness- it encourages energy during times of weakness or stress. Thyme is generally prized for its effects on the Immune system, muscles and bones. But it aids many other body systems as well.

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

  • Ideas in sauces, cheese dips and other recipes
  • Add a few drops to a veggie capsule (with carrier oil) for immune support
  • Enhance your favorite dishes that call for dried thyme and substitute with Thyme Vitality instead

⏰TOPICAL/ AROMATIC (with non-Vitality™ only) ⏰

  • Add to your diffuser mid-day to stimulate alertness and clear out mental lethargy
  • apply a drop (diluted in coconut oil or your favorite face product) on the face to support clear, non-oily skin- it has a cleansing and purifying effect
  • Deep inhale from the palm of hands or the bottle for immune support and increased energy
  • Diffuse for emotional, immune support
  • Diffuse while studying or during times of intense focus or concentration
  • Put a few drops on a cotton ball and strategically place the cotton in areas of the home to ward off creepy-crawlies
  • Add several drops of Thyme to your homemade outdoor spray
  • Create your own DIY deodorant with Thyme oil
  • Use thyme oil to help clean surfaces in the kitchen or bath
  • Apply to Vita-Flex points or directly on desired area
  • Add a few drops to the bath for skin soothing
  • Massage over muscles and joints for support
  • Add a few drops to your shampoo for follicle stimulation, or make a thyme/ water spray to use in the shower before or after washing your hair. Spray and leave on before rinsing, or spray after conditioning and leave in.
  • massage over muscles and joints for support

⏰ FOUND IN ⏰

  • Longevity
  • Essential Beauty Serum for oily skin
  • KidScents Toothpaste
  • Rehemogen Cream
  • Longevity capsules
  • ParaFree

⏰ COMPANION OILS/ PRODUCTS ⏰

  • Bergamot
  • Citrus oils- Lemon, Orange, Tangerine, Grapefruit
  • Cedarwood
  • Melaluca Alternifolia
  • Oregano
  • Rosemary

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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
  • 💥

💥  FOUND IN 💥

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Lime & Lime Vitality

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Lime & Lime Vitality- Young Living

💚 FUN FACTS 💚

Did you know that of all the fruits in the citrus family, lime may be one of the most mysterious? The precise origin of the lime fruit is unknown to botanists to this very day. Wild limes are believed to have first grown in Indonesia or Southeast Asia and then transplanted to the Mediterranean and Northern Africa around 1000 AD.

Before that? Nobody seems to know.

Whether you’re stirring it into drinks for a bright burst of flavor or giving your food a little extra citrus zip, Lime Vitality™ essential oil is a welcome kick of summer that you can enjoy year-round.

💚 WHAT IT DOES 💚

Young Living’s Lime Vitality oil is cold pressed from the rind of limes.

The rind is taken from unripe fruit for maximum levels of three key constituents:

  • limonene,
  • gamma-terpinene, and
  • beta-pinene.

While most of the citrus family starts green and ripens into a bright color, lime keeps its green even after the fruit matures.

Lime Vitality brings a unique citrus flavor and delicious zing to any food or beverage. We love adding it to guacamole, marinades, and any type of drink! Make sure to start with a toothpick dipped in Lime Vitality when cooking. A little bit of essential oil goes a long way, and many times 1–2 drops can be too much!

  • Digestive System
  • Immune System
  • Respiratory System

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

  • Diffuse to overcome exhaustion, depression
  • Deep inhale for a stimulating, refreshing, invigorating aroma
  • Apply to vita flex points
  • Add a drop to your favorite shower gel
  • Add  a drop to your body lotion
  • Use as a deodorant
  • add a few drops to a bowl of steaming water and inhale for respiratory support or add a few drops to a carrier oil and rub it on your chest
  • add to face moisturizer or face soap for cleansing
  • add a few drops to shampoo/ conditioner for healthy, moisturized scalp
  • use to remove grease spots or adhesive residue

💚 INTERNAL (Vitality only) 💚

  • Add 1 drop to a vegetarian gel capsule and take it daily or as needed as a dietary supplement.
  • Combine Lime Vitality with olive oil and use it as a marinade for meat and veggies. Include a drop in your stir-fry to bring dimension and add depth of flavor.
  • Complement the natural sweetness of berry dishes with a touch of Lime Vitality.
  • Stay hydrated and add variety by infusing water with a drop or two of Lime Vitality.
  • Add to fruits to keep them from turning brown
  • add a few drops to your water or NingXia Red to help detox your liver

Check out the Young Living Blog for more creative ways to use Lime Vitality!

https://www.youngliving.com/blog/

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FAQ: Purpose of a Carrier Oil

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Q: What is the Purpose of a Carrier Oil?

A : A carrier oil is a fatty oil produced in the seed of the plant.

This fatty oil is loaded with nutrients and is metabolized during a seedling’s germination- before the young shoot pokes its head above the soil to harness the sunlight and produce it’s own food (photosynthesis,) the baby plant must survive off the fatty oil inside the seed.

seed germination

We know these oils primarily as kitchen oils, such as olive oil, avacado oil, grapeseed oil, coconut oil almond oil, etc. These fatty oils are NOT essential oils because they serve an entirely different purpose in the life of the plant. Carrier oils, or seed oils, are  the plant’s way of providing “food” and ensuring the survival of future generations. Essential oils are actually manufactured INSIDE the plant, for all the plant’s current needs.

But what do carrier oils DO? And why do you hear so much about them in the world of essential oils?

In short, Carrier Oils CARRY OILS. I know, shocker right? 🤷🏻‍♀️

Let me explain :)

Carrier oils are, in a sense, a way of diluting an essential oil. You probably remember from elementary school science that oil and water don’t mix. But oils blend delightfully with other oils (lipids with lipids) so we use a carrier oil to “stretch” or dilute an essential oil.  There are many reasons why we would want to do this.

  1. Essential oils are extremely concentrated and incredibly POWERFUL. Some oils are so powerful, in fact, that one drop can cause a reaction on sensitive skin. Take Oregano, for example. Oregano works wonders for the immune system, respiratory system, muscles and bones… but we don’t want to go slathering ourselves with pure Oregano oil, or things will get mighty uncomfortable… REAL FAST! But we do want to harness the power of this oil, so we dilute it with a carrier. One drop of Oregano in a 1/4 tsp of carrier should do the trick- the dilution ratios are up to you.
  2. Essential oil drops are SMALL! Let’s say you’ve had an amazing arm workout at the gym… a little TOO amazing (if you catch my drift) and you are needing a little PanAway or Peppermint to help those overworked arms feel less like undercooked spaghetti. Add a few drops f essential oil to a carrier and VOILA, you’ve made a virtual  massage oil that will ease your achs and pans (👈see what I did there?) Basically, a carrier oil allows you to increase the surface area (the spread) of an oil over a larger area without draining your entire PanAway bottle!
  3. On that note, Carrier oils are UH-MAZING massage oils… just add in your favorite EO and you’re whisked away to cloud 9
  4. Carrier Oils help dilute oils taken internally. Yes, you heard me right- Young Living has an entire line of oils (called Vitality) that are safe for ingestion. While you can place a drop in your water or a drop under the tongue, many YL members love to make veggie capsules with their oils. By adding a carrier oil, you will decrease the chance of an oil hitting your stomach and feeling too “strong,” Sometimes our systems can be sensitive to essential oils, especially if we are new to ingesting them. Remember, EOs are suuuuuuuuuuper concentrated! One drop of Lemon is the equivalent of 70 lemon rinds! Fatty oils help “soften the blow” to our digestive tract and ease the metabolic process.
  5. Carrier oils help ease any contact sensitization. If you ever apply an oil topically and feel discomfort, simply start applying a carrier oil over that area and massage until the sensitivity goes away. This is really just another form of dilution. Also, if you accidentally get essential oils in the eyes, rinse your eye with CARRIER OIL (not water!) The fatty oil will literally “carry” the essential oil away. Water would drive the oil in deeper.
  6. Roller Balls-  when you want to make your oils stretch further, place several drops of your favorite EO into a rollerball and fill the rest up with a liquid carrier oil (coconut hardens at room temperature) Roller Balls are an easy and convenient way to carry oils with you and apply on the go.

** One small note- just because you are diluting the essential oil does NOT mean you are diluting its therapeutic effect!!! Those tiny oil molecules will enter your body and get to work just the same as if the oil was applied at full concentration. The ONLY difference is that the effect on the skin won’t feel as intense. That’s the beautiful thing about using a carrier- the oils will get busy working and you won’t even notice they are there! 👊

These are the main uses for a carrier oil. Young Living had a WONDERFUL blend of fatty oils called V-6. It has a very neutral smell, and is not greasy. I highly recommend it as you start your oils journey. Of course, you will also want to experiment with your favorite carrier- I happen to LOVE coconut oil!!! So have fun, experiment and find out which carrier works best for you!

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Longevity

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LONGEVITY®– Young Living

💙 FUN FACTS 💙

This blend is a Young Living Proprietary blend, loaded with oils that contain powerful antioxidant properties. When measured on the ORAC (oxygen radical absorbent capacity) scale, this blend scored near 150,000!  The oils in this blend are found in the Longevity Capsules (dietary supplement) for easy use!

💙 WHAT’S IN IT 💙

THYME – (CT Thymol) has been shown in studios to promote healthy glutathione levels in the heart liver and brain.

ORANGE– rich in compounds noted for their stress-reducing affects, range also helps enhance vitamin absorption

CLOVE – has one of the highest ORAC scores, helps influence healing and may help improve memory

FRANKINCENSE – contains hight levels of sesquiterpenes, which may help oxygenate the pineal and pituitary glands

Virgin coconut (Cocos nucifera) oil

Fractionated coconut (Cocos nucifera) oil

💙 WHAT IT DOES 💙

Loaded with antioxidants, it aids the cardiovascular system, immune system, nervous system and skin.

Longevity liquid capsules were designed to bring the experience of Longevity essential oil blend to your nutritional routine, which may help protect the body from the stress of our modern lifestyle full of difficult commutes, late nights, and poor nutritional habits.

Longevity was formulated by D. Gary Young. The oils were specifically chosen for their antioxidant properties and should be taken daily to a support a healthy lifestyle and to help prevent oxidative stress. Experience wellness from the inside out with Longevity.

💙 IDEAS FOR USE- TOPICAL/ AROMATIC or INTERNAL (Vitality) 💙

  • Supplement: Take 1 liquid capsule once daily with food or as needed
  • Capsule- add several drops to gel capsule and take as needed
  • Topical/ Aromatic- apply on location as needed
  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, consult a health professional prior to use.
  • Keep in a cool, dark place.
  • Longevity is manufactured to allow a special time release for optimal absorption. The capsule is essential to this process, so opening the capsules is not advised. However, we carry Longevity Vitality™ essential oil for dietary use and Longevity essential oil for aromatic and topical use to give you more usage options.

💙COMPANION PRODUCTS 💙

  • Ningxia Red
  • OmegaGize suplement
  • Inner Defense
  • Master Formula

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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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