Patchouli

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Patchouli – Young Living

🌸 FUN FACTS 🌸

Derived from a large evergreen perennial, and related to the lavender and sage family, Patchouli has been prized for centuries for healing and beautifying the skin. The oil originated in southeast Asia and is extracted from the plant’s lightly fragrant leaves and the white, violet-marked flowers. Countless generations across the globe have used patchouli for a wide variety of needs. In ancient Rome, Romans, it was used to stimulate the appetite. In Egypt, King Tut arranged to have gallons of patchouli oil buried with him in his tomb. In Asia, people used it extensively for medicinal purposes- everything from treating skin bites to soothing headaches.

Nowadays, patchouli oil is used as a fragrance in skin and personal care products, potpourri, insect repellents, detergents and incense. Interestingly enough, patchouli is a major component of the fragrance industry, because it acts like a fine wine and it’s aroma gets better (and changes) with age!

🌸 WHAT IT DOES 🌸

Patchouli has a distinct floral and musky aroma which has somewhat of an acquired taste. However, many people who do not love its fragrance dat first, grow to love it as they experience its healing benefits, both to body and mind. Emotionally, patchouli oil is said to help relieve anxiety, stress and depression because of the impact it has on our hormones: Patchouli encourages the release of serotonin and dopamine, hormones that ease feelings of anger, anxiety and anxiousness. This is one reason why patchouli is often diffused (or incense burned) during prayer- it creates an atmosphere of tranquility.

Hormonally, patchouli also has the power to stimulate the libido and has been used as an aphrodisiac for centuries. It has also been proven effective for helping partners maintain physical ability during intimacy

Patchouli also stimulated muscle contractions (as opposed to other oils which do the reverse) so it aids skin and hair, stimulating the hair follicles and tightening the skin. It also is incredibly moisturizing and helps to encourage new cell growth, keeping the skin young and healthy. It works well on all skin types, whether dry or oils, to promote balance, so it’s a great oil for the scalp and the face.

Patchouli also is beneficial to the liver, stomach and intestines and it helps your body to process food and absorb nutrients effectively. It also acts as a stimulant to the bladder, increasing urination, helping your body to expel toxins effectively- this is beneficial to the gallbladder, liver and kidneys, which are the body’s filtration system. This oils is known as a toxins- digestor for the body.

At night, patchouli is extremely calming to the nervous system and the mind, so many people use it to promote a restful night sleep.

Another beautiful thing about patchouli is that bugs don’t tend to like it, so take your patchouli outdoors, when camping, or sitting on your porch. Many people add it to their laundry detergent or dryer balls as a natural shield against unwanted fly-bys.

  • Nervous System
  • Emotions/ Limbic System
  • Endocrine System/ Hormones
  • Libido
  • Excretory/ Urinary System
  • Skin/ Hair
  • Digestive System
  • Immune System/ Lymph
  • Respiratory System

🌸 IDEAS FOR USE – TOPICAL/ AROMATIC 🌸

  • Patchouli is a very versatile oil, and it can be used in many ways!
  • Use its calming, relaxing aroma during meditation or yoga practice.
  • Diffuse Patchouli in the evening after a long day at work or school to help create a peaceful and calming environment.
  • Massage it on your skin to help address tension and anxiety,
  • Apply topically on location  on your skin to soothe cuts, scrapes, burns and sores
  • Apply a few drops on your wrists or onto your sheets to keep  pests away
  • Mix a couple of drops into your shampoo or conditioner to balance a dry or oily scalp. Leave it on for a few minutes before rinsing
  • Rub into the bottoms of feet, between the toes and on the toenail beds to ensure a healthy microbial balance
  • Rib into the feet to promote healthy inflammation levels end encourage soothing comfort
  • Add a few drops to a cool compress to help the body maintain a stabilized and desirable temperature
  • Add a few drops to your nighttime face moisturizer, or apply with a splash of water directly to the face before applying night cream- fo added skin suppleness and moisturizing
  • Rub over your abdomen, stomach and intestines to support digestion
  • Apply topically directly to scars to minimize their appearance and encourage new skin growth
  • Add a few drops to the scalp after shampoo and comb through the hair (or massage into the scalp) to stimulate hair follicles and increase moisture and shine
  • Diffuse or apply to the back of the neck or bottoms of the feet at bedtime to promote restful sleep
  • Apply over bladder to encourage urination and body detox
  • Apply over liver and kidneys for support
  • Apply over the chest to encourage healthy respiration

🌸 CONSTITUENTS 🌸

Sesquiterpenes (63%) – alpha patchoulene, beta-patchoulene, beta-caryophyllene, humulene, seychellene

Alcohols

Oxides

Ketones

Monoterpenes: alpha- pinene, beta-pinene, l-limonene

🌸 BLENDS WITH/ FOUND IN 🌸

Patchouli is one of Gary Young’s favorite single oils, and it can be found in two of our most popular blends, Peace & Calming® and Magnify Your Purpose™.

because it’s so good for the skin, you will find it in Rose Ointment, Orange Blossom Facial Wash, Animal Scents Ointment

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Surrender

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Surrender- Young Living

🦋 FUN FACTS 🦋

Surrender is a blend of seven amazing, spiritually uplifting but emotionally grounding oils that allow your mind to focus clearly, peacefully and energetically on the situation at hand.

🦋 WHAT IT DOES 🦋

Research shows that the brain can only successfully focus on one thing at a time, therefore it’s important to give each task your  undivided attention to get it done as efficiently as possible. It’s always a good idea to have a plan for inevitable distractions- using an essential oil, like Surrender, can help you cast off inhibitions that may be controlling limiting your potential.  The oils in this blend especially work together to help balance the emotions, declutter the mind and allow one to fully “surrender” to the task at hand while simultaneously summoning a calming equilibrium and inner strength to get the job done.

Surrender has a Physical and Emotional Frequency of 98MHz

  • Nervous system
  • Brain/ mind
  • Emotions

🦋 WHAT’S IN IT 🦋

+ LAVENDER – well known to balance the body and work wherever there is a need, lavender is calming and helps promote feelings of consciousness, peace and a general sense of well-being.

+ ROMAN CHAMOMILE – soothing oil that helps to eliminate an overcharged emotional atmosphere, especially one full of anxiety, irritability and nervousness. Chamomile in general is very calming and relaxing and helps reduce the feeling of stress

+ GERMAN CHAMOMILE – helps to dispel the emotional charge of anger and stabilize the emotions. Chamomiles are soothing and clearing to the mind, helping to generate peace and patience

+ ANGELICA– referred to by the Germans as the “Oil of Angels” it helps one to release negative emotions and feelings,

+ MOUNTAIN SAVORY – a powerful energizer and motivator, it produces strong psychological effects and is known to stimulate the adrenal gland

+ LEMON– promotes a feeling of health, healing, physical energy. It’s fragrance is invigorating and uplifting

+ SPRUCE – grounds and centers the body and helps remove emotions blocks, allowing oneself to be open to giving and receiving. Energy flow

🦋 IDEAS FOR USE – TOPICAL/ AROMATIC 🦋

Sometimes it’s more about knowing when to use an oil rather than how

Deep inhale straight from the bottle to release negative emotions, especially the frustrating feeling that you constantly have to be in control of your environment.

Inhale while journaling about stress in your life, feelings of overwhelm, etc.  Ask yourself why you feel overwhelmed and how you can break it down into smaller pieces

Apply topically, diffuse or inhale when your to-do list feels overwhelming

Diffuse while studying , writing or creating

Diffuse in the home for a calming environment

Add a few drops to a relaxing bath with epsom salts

Inhale when you find yourself trying to multitask and spinning in circles

Diffuse at bedtime for a peaceful night sleep

Add a drop to your pillow at night

🦋 CONSTITUENTS 🦋

  • Phenols: eugenol
  • Monoterpenes
  • Alcohols: linalol, geraniol
  • Sesquiterpenes: Beta-caryophyllene
  • 1,8 cineol
  • Ketones: camphor

🦋 COMPANION PRODUCTS 🦋

  • Clarity
  • Forgiveness
  • Grounding
  • Peace & Calming
  • Sacred Mountain

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Hyssop

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Hyssop- Young Living

🌺 FUN FACTS 🌺

The perennial plant hyssop is native to the Mediterranean region and was considered a holy plant in biblical times.

The name, Hyssop,  actually means “holy herb.” It was used in rituals, teas, wound healing, and baths. David refers to hyssop in Psalm 51 as part of his repentant lament:

Cleanse me with hyssop, and I will be clean; wash me, and I will be whiter than snow.

During the time of the Romans, this herb was used against the plague, as a disinfectant and for treatment of minor infections. In some parts of the world, it had a spiritual function, and was believed to purify and “forgive sins.”1 Christianity held hyssop in high regard — the herb was cited as a symbol of baptism and reconciliation.2 In other religions, it is associated with purification. This is largely due to the miasma theory, the belief that scent chased away illness. Although that  isn’t exactly the mechanism of action, the idea was there and the application was effective.

When steam-distilled, the plant produces a very potent essential oil

🌺  WHAT IT DOES 🌺 

Hyssop has been used since ancient times for nearly every ailment under the sun, from spiritual and emotional cleansing to boozing immunity and restoring health to patients. It helps to regulate menstrual flow, blood pressure and perspiration, as well as opening the airways, healing the skin and boosting immunity. Emotionally, hyssop has been said to clear the mind, alleviate nervous tension and generally overcome fatigue. This energy-inciting quality is one reason it has been administered to patients as it helps them overcome lethargy from being sick. Sometimes the best remedy is to get a patient moving again.

Hyssop has been studied intensively for it’s powerful properties, namely the way it interacts with viral cells and “disarms them,” The Bible also refers to hyssop and other plants as “bitter herbs” which were used to stimulate digestion and calm the digestive tract. Adding a few drops to a carrier oil can do wonders to promote relaxed muscles in any part of the body.

Emotionally and spiritually, Hyssop has long been used as a cleansing and purifying oil. The ancient Hebrews used it to chase away evil spirits. Hyssop was the plant the Lord commanded that the Israelites use to paint the lamb’s blood over their doorposts to ward off the Angel of Death in Egypt. See Exodus

  • Cardiovascular system
  • Respiratory System
  • Nervous System
  • Immune System
  • Skin
  • Digestive System
  • Urinary/ renal System
  • Brain/ Emotions

🌺   IDEAS FOR USE- TOPICAL/ AROMATIC 🌺 

Apply over throat for relief

Apply over lungs to open airways

Apply over kidneys for support

Apply topically, diffuse and inhale  for immune support as needed

Apply to the bottoms of the feet for immune support at bedtime

Apply to the feet for comfort and maintain proper inflammatory levels

Diffuse or inhale to stimulate alertness/ focus

Apply topically to joints to support pain-free movement and mobility

Apply topically to bruises to encourage healing

Apply topically to cuts, wounds, open skin to encourage healing and a healthy microbial level

Add a few drops to a compress and apply over the forehead to maintain a healthy body temperature

Use on insect bites

Apply to skin as needed to promote healing or relief

Apply over the abdomen to encourage healthy digestion and stimulate the digestive tract

Add a drop to your facial moisturizer to reduce fine lines and wrinkles

Apply over the abdomen to maintain a comfortable menstrual cycle

🌺   CONSTITUENTS 🌺

  • Ketones: camphor
  • Monoterpenes : alpha pinene, beta-pinene, l-limonene, myrcene
  • Sesquiterpenes: beta-caryophyllene
  • Phenols: eugenol
  • Alcohols: linalol, geraniol
  • Esters
  • Oxides: 1,8 cineol

🌺   FOUND IN 🌺

  • Egyptian Gold
  • Exodus II
  • GLF
  • Harmony
  • ImmuPower
  • Relieve It
  • White Angelica

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Envision

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Envision – Young Living

🤩 FUN FACTS  🤩

Envision is an essential oil blend with aromas that create a space to renew focus and stimulate feelings of intuition, creativity, and resourcefulness needed to help achieve goals and dreams. The aroma may help encourage feelings of renewed faith in the future and the strength necessary to achieve your dreams.

🤩 WHAT IT DOES 🤩

This oil is effective for dealing with various problems relating to emotional balance. It was specifically designed to expel negative emotions, elevate the mind, balance, empower and propel one forward to achieve their desired goals

🤩 WHAT’S IN IT 🤩

  • BLACK SPRUCE—traditionally believed to possess the frequency of prosperity. Grounds the body and creates balance necessary to receive and to give. It also helps dilate the bronchial tract to help improve oxygen exchange
  • GERANIUM—aroma may help promote an environment that opens and elevates the mind. Geranium helps with hormonal balance, liver and kidney functions and helps the body detox
  • ORANGE—has an energizing, elevating, and uplifting aroma- it brings peace and happiness to the mind and body, and joy to the heart
  • LAVENDER—has been used for centuries for its calming, relaxing, and peaceful aroma. It helps balance the body and works wherever there is a need. Known as the oils of relaxation, it also helps one to focus the mind and gather scattered thoughts
  • SAGE—Many cultures consider this herb sacred, and it’s been used for centuries. Sage helps promote healthy hormone balance. Sage is also said to improve mood and memory, to harmonize the emotions and help reduce stress-related conditions
  • ROSE—has an aroma that may help create a balanced, harmonious environment. The wonderful aroma may help elevate the mind and feelings of joy. Rose has the highest frequency of any oil on planet earth, and it helps elevate the mind and emotions to that higher realm.

🤩 IDEAS FOR USE – TOPICAL/ AROMATIC 🤩

  • apply to vitals points
  • apply to wrists or temples
  • wear as perfume
  • diffuse for a balancing environment, during times of planning and goal setting
  • add a few drops to the bath for a relaxing soak
  • add a few drops to a massage oil for a grounding aromatic massage
  • diffuse during meditation, prayer or scripture study

🤩 CONSTITUENTS 🤩

  • citronella
  • geraniol
  • nerol,
  • monoterpenes
  • ketones
  • linalol
  • camphene
  • alpha-pinene
  • beta-pinene
  • d-limonene

🤩 COMPANION PRODUCTS 🤩

Acceptance

Clarity

Into the Future

Magnify Your Purpose

Motivation

Valor

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