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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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)

Acceptance

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Acceptance – Young Living

💕 FUN FACTS 💕

This blend was formulated to help stimulate the mind to open up and accept new things in life, enabling us to reach towards our higher potential. It may be beneficial in helping one overcome denial or procrastination and to help create a feeling of security.

💕 WHAT IT DOES 💕

When inhaled or diffused, this blend may help calm a troubled mind and promote feelings of confidence and courage. The oils contained in this blend provide great benefits to the nervous system and emotional balance.

Accepting situations whether physical or emotional is something we all deal with on a daily situation. Usually when we resist or we try to control the situation, things often times become worst or blow up in our face!

Acceptance gently helps us to accept challenges so we can move forward rather than meeting them with resistance, anger or resentment. This blend also helps overcome procrastination and denial.

It asks us to be more open as well and attract new things in our life whether it be people, relationships or animals.

  • Brain/ Mind
  • Emotions
  • Nervous system

💕 WHAT’S IN IT 💕

* ROSEWOOD – soothing to the skin, appeasing to the mind, relaxing to the body- this oil creates a feeling of peace and gentleness

* GERANIUM– during the 1600s, European gardeners would plant geraniums around their doorways to keep the evil spirits out. geranium is said to help release negative memories, ease nervous tension, and bring about a feeling of well-being and hope. It may also lower defenses that prevent an individual to being open to new ideas

* FRANKINCENSE– as one of the ingredients for the Holy Incense of the Bible, Frankincense was used in ancient times to enhance one’s communication with the Creator God. It also promotes a positive attitude

* BLUE TANSY– blue Tansy is said to help clear the liver and thus help one rid themselves of anger, thus promoting a feeling of self control

* SANDALWOOD– high in sesquiterpenes like frankincense, its chemical makeup helps oxygenate the brain, improving one’s attitude. It alleviates sour moods and helps one to accept others with an open heart.

* NEROLI– neroli has traditionally been used for it’s ability to heat he mind, body and spirit. It is calming and relaxing, and helps to strengthen and stabilize the emotions

* CARRIER OIL = Almond Oil

💕 IDEAS FOR USE – TOPICAL/ AROMATIC 💕

• Best when rubbed over the liver

• Apply behind the ears, on the chest, face, heart, neck, thymus and wrists

• Wear as a perfume or cologne

• Diffuse for a tranquil scent that encourages self-exploration, peace, and fortitudeInhale or diffuse during prayer and meditation for an introspective environment

Elevate your mood- place a drop in the palm of your hands, cup your hands over your nose and breathe deeply

Add a few drops to bath water for a soothing experience

If something is holding you back from moving forward away from a challenging situation (break up, loss of a loved one) try diffusing or inhaling Acceptance.

If procrastination has a hold of you, diffuse this and see if you can’t get motivated to begin

Diffuse or inhale when dealing with a physical problem to stop fighting it mentally and come to a state of peace

Use when facing difficult life challenges such as loss of a loved one, divorce, moving, job loss, etc

Use while journaling your intentions to find healing

Inhale while saying affirmations of peace

Wear as a perfume or cologne

  • 💕 COMPANION OILS 💕
  • Surrender
  • Believe
  • Hope
  • Valor
  • Release

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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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