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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Cedarwood

Cedarwood GRAPHIC

 Cedarwood – Young Living

🌳 FUN FACTS 🌳

Steam distilled from the bark of the Pine (conifer) family, Cedarwood was used traditionally by North American Indians to enhance spirituality, but it is better known from the Bible as the Cedars of Lebanon. King Solomon lined his castle and the Temple of God with Cedarwood, as it is known for its intoxicating mental stimulation and enlightening powers. No wonder Solomon was the wisest king in history!

🌳 WHAT IT DOES 🌳

Cedarwood is over 90% sesquiterpenes, the highest of any essential oil. These molecules stimulate and oxygenate the brain in unprecedented ways, allowing for great spiritual attunement, higher minded thinking and a peaceful rationality or truth that transcends the present physical reality. It is truly a spiritual/ emotional and brain oil

Cedarwood also has many other uses, such as an oil of beauty for the skin and hair. It is excellent for opening the respiratory tract when applied over the chest, inhaled or diffused. It helps maintain a healthy urinary tract and stimulates the urinary system.

  • Brain/ Mind
  • Emotions
  • Spirituality
  • Nervous System
  • Respiratory system
  • Urinary system
  • Skin/ Hair
  • Musculoskeletal/ joints

🌳IDEAS FOR USE- TOPICAL/ AROMATIC 🌳

Inhale, inhale, inhale- take deep breaths straight from the bottle over and over for a euphoric feeling

Inhale repeatedly while journaling or writing affirmations

Diffuse during times of prayer

Apply to the skin for healing and soothing support/ moisturization

Add a few drops to your conditioner \, or apply a few drops to the scalp and comb through hair

Add a few drops to your face moisturizer

add a few drops to any lotion used on extreme dry skin

massage over joints for soothing support

Apply to the back of the neck or feet bottoms at bedtime for deep slumber

Diffuse at bedtime to aid deep sleep

Apply over lower abdomen to stimulate and promote health in the urinary tract

make a DIY bug spray

Diffuse or inhale while studying/ working to improve focus and clarity of thought

Apply to face for clear skin

Add to carrier oil and massage over chest to open airways

Diffuse or inhale to relieve stress

Massage over muscles/ joints for comfort as needed

🌳 CONSTITUENTS 🌳

  • Sesquiterpenes
  • Sesquiterpene Alcohols
  • Cedrol
  • Sesquiterpene Ketones

🌳 BLENDS WITH 🌳

  • Bergamot
  • Clary Sage
  • Cypress
  • Eucalyptus
  • Floral oils
  • Juniper
  • Resinous oils
  • Rosemary

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Rosemary & Rosemary Vitality

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Rosemary & Rosemary Vitality- Young Living

🌿 FUN FACTS 🌿

Rosemary is actually part of the mint family! It boasts of a woodsy, citrus-like fragrance that has become a feature of many kitchens, gardens, and apothecaries worldwide. It derives its name from Latin words ros (“dew”) and marinus (“sea”), or “dew of the sea.”1

The Virgin Mary is said to have spread her blue cloak over a rosemary bush as she rested, and the white flowers turned blue. The shrub came to be known as the “Rose of Mary.”2

It has been regarded as sacred by many civilizations – Egyptians, Hebrews, Greeks, and Romans – it was used as a fumigant to drive away evil spirits and to protect against plague and infectious diseases.

🌿 WHAT IT DOES 🌿

Rosemary works in MANY beneficial ways in the body.  It has been extensively used and studied since ancient times for a variety of health benefits, including digestion, stress relief, soothing comfort for muscles and joints, immune boosting, respiratory aid, increasing energy, stimulating memory and lifting fatigue. Rosemary oil is often added to shampoos and lotions. Regularly using the oil helps stimulate follicles, aiding in long, strong hair growth.

  • Immune system
  • Respiratory System
  • Hair and Skin
  • Nervous System
  • Musculoskeletal system

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

  • clarity- add a drop to the palm of your hands, rub hands together and cup over your nose to deep inhale
  • massage one or two drops over the chest for comfort and respiratory soothing
  • deep inhale to soothe the head and mind
  • diffuse while studying to help memory and learning
  • massage one or two drops around the vagina to maintain infection-free health
  • add a drop to shampoo for follicle support and hair growth
  • add a few drops directly to the scalp after shampoo and comb through hair foot stimulate follicles and promote dandruff-free locks
  • use on pets to promote healthy fur coats
  • use in the shower- apply one drop to the palm of wet hands, rub hands together and massage onto the face after washing
  • apply to abdomen to aid digestion
  • massage with carrier oil over back of neck for stress relief and tension
  • add to massage oil for whole body, immune stimulating massage
  • inhale or diffuse for immune support
  • apply to throat for clearing
  • diffuse to combat mental fatigue

🌿INTERNAL (Vitality only) 🌿

  • add a drop or two to a gel cap with carrier oil and take as dietary supplement
  • infuse balsamic vinegar with 1 drop per ounce
  • make a warm tonic with 1-3 drops, hot water and sweeten to taste
  • add 1-4 drops to every 4 oz of salad dressing
  • use in marinades for fish, meat or vegetables
  • add in place of dried herb

🌿 BLENDS WITH 🌿

  • Basil
  • Cedarwood
  • Frankincense
  • Lavender
  • Peppermint
  • Rosewood
  • Eucalyptus
  • Marjoram
  • Pine

🌿 FOUND IN 🌿

  • En-R-Gee
  • JuvaFlex
  • Melrose
  • Purification
  • Thieves
  • Transformation
  • Aroma-Guard Deodorant
  • Thieves toothpaste
  • Thieves mouthwash
  • ComforTone
  • ICP
  • JuvaTone
  • MultiGreens
  • Thieves Losenges
  • Sandalwood Moisture Cream
  • Clarity
  • Orange Blossom Facial Wash

🌿 CONSTITUENTS 🌿

alpha-pinene

beta-pinene

camphene

camphor

1, 8 console

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Oregano & Oregano Vitality

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Young Living Oregano & Oregano Vitality Essential oil- same oil inside, different labels!

Oregano & Oregano Vitality- Young Living

🍃 FUN FACTS 🍃

Steam distilled from the leaves of the Oregano plant, a hardy perennial herb and member of the mint family. The ancient Greeks and Romans have a profound appreciation for oregano, using it for various medicinal purposes. In fact, its name comes from the Greek words “oros” and “ganos,” which are words for mountain and joy — oregano literally means “joy of the mountain.”

It was revered as a symbol of happiness, and it was an ancient tradition to crown brides and grooms with a laurel of oregano. Its most well known constituents are Thymol, Cavracol, Beta-caryophyllin (BCP), and rosemaric acid- a powerful antioxidant

🍃 WHAT IT DOES 🍃

*** ALWAYS DILUTE IN TOPICAL APPLICATIONS because it can cause skin irritation.

Oregano is highly recommended as an oil to add to your arsenal of natural healing tools, as it has a wide range of uses, but is most associated with respiratory and immune system health. It also positively benefits the muscles and bones. Oregano has been gaining popularity as a natural remedy, though its use as a health-boosting herb is centuries old. It contains high amounts of Omega-3s, Iron, Manganese, and antioxidants.  Oregano is a very flavorful herb that is often used in Italian, Greek and Spanish cooking. It is often used in seasoning blends, including Italian Seasoning, and pairs well with meats, tomato dishes, and eggs.

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

• Place a drop under the tongue and hold it there for several seconds to boost the immune system

• Take it as a dietary supplement by adding a drop to a vegetarian capsule and taking daily or as needed.*

• Add a few drop to your soups or stews, especially during times of illness

• Substitute Oregano Vitality in any recipe calling for the dried Oregano herb

• Give meats and veggies a minty note by including Spearmint Vitality in your marinades.

🍃 TOPICAL/ AROMATIC (non- Vitality™) 🍃

• Apply topically on location f(mixed with a carrier oil) to aid skin healing

• Apply (diluted) over muscles and joints for soothing relief

• Apply to foot bottoms, between the toes or toenails to encourage a healthy bacterial environment

• Apply on location to skin areas for smoothing warts or skin tags (use caution if the oil is too hot- dilute)

• Add several drops to your DIY outdoor spray

• Place a few drops on a cotton ball and place the cottontail to deter creepy-crawlies from entering your home

• Apply (diluted) to insect bites or to soothe skin

• Add a few drops to boiling water, and being careful not to get the steam in your eyes, gently inhale the oregano steam to promote healthy breathing

• Add a few drops to your favorite Shampoo to help the scalp stay moisturized. Be careful to avoid the eyes

• Soak hands or feet in a basin of warm water to encourage healthy skin and promote a healthy bacterial environment

• Apply (diluted) to the chest to aid respiration

• Add a few drops to your laundry for a super fresh clean

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Clove & Clove Vitality

CLOVE GRAPHIC

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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Manuka

Manuka graphic

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🌸FUN FACTS 🌸

Manuka has been used for centuries all over the world to treat a host of ailments, with a huge emphasis on healthy skin. Tribal cultures used Manuka for every type of skin grievance, to major and minor illnesses. Manuka leaves were boiled as tea, crushed into poultices, applied to wounds, steamed for their vapor, chewed and swallowed for digestive support.  Virtually every part of the Manuka plant was used for wellness, the bark, the sap, the flower, the leaves, the seed- it is a highly prized plant for it’s wide variety of uses. (you can Google the powers of Manuka honey)

🌸 WHAT IT DOES 🌸

  • Promotes healthy skin and healthy healing of skin in nearly every application
  • Encourages healthy and strong respiratory system
  • Helps strengthen and maintain Muscles and Bones
  • Emotionally, Manuka has a stabilizing and calming aroma that helps calm over-sensitive nerves and strengthen the psyche
  • Helps combat stress and irritability

🌸 IDEAS FOR USE- Topical/ Aromatic 🌸

  • apply to skin where needed
  • apply a drop on the face to support clear, non-oily skin
  • Deep inhale from the palm of hands or the bottle for respiratory support
  • Diffuse for emotional, respiratory support
  • apply to toenails or feet bottoms to support a healthy microbial environment
  • apply to skin areas to support a healthy microbial environment
  • apply a drop to insect bites tor a soothing sensation
  • massage a drop in carrier oil over throat, tonsils
  • massage a drop over sinuses
  • apply to Vita-Flex points or directly on desired area
  • ass a few drops to the bath for skin soothing
  • massage over muscles and joints for support

🌸 BLENDS WITH 🌸

ALL citrus oils

Cypress

Eucalyptus

Lavender

Rosemary

Thyme

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