The Oils

The following will help you learn what products come in the Premium Starter Kit and how to use them. This is taken from the Live Well mini book by Jen O’Sullivan and used with permission.


SINGLE SPECIES OILS


LAVENDER

Lavender Fun Facts: Lavender is one of the most well-known and well-loved essential oils. It is commonly referred to as the “Swiss Army Knife” of oils. There is more synthetic Lavender on the market than the real thing, and Young Living’s is the purest you can get. Young Living offers Lavender in the normal line as well as the Vitality line for consumption, but they are the exact same oil inside.

Common Uses

  • Internal with Vitality – Supports cardiovascular, immunity, respiratory, and nervous system.
  • Topical and Aromatic – Supports calming emotions, skin support, skin smoothing and soothing, seasonal support, hair strength, sleep support.

Best Practice

  • Internal with Vitality – Add 1-2 drops to a capsule for daily support.
  • Aromatic – Diffuse during the day for better focus. Diffuse at night for a more restful night’s sleep.
  • Topical – Add a few drops to your daily face cream and serum.  Add several drops to water in a spray bottle to mist over a pillow or to freshen a room.

FRANKINCENSE

Frankincense Fun Facts: Frankincense has been traded around the Middle East for over 5,000 years. The tree is cut, then the sap/resin that slowly oozes out of the tree and dries is collected and steam distilled. It is offered both in the normal and Vitality line through Young Living. They are the exact same oil inside, but the outside showcases different uses.

Common Uses

  • Internal with Vitality – Supports immunity and respiratory systems.
  • Topical and Aromatic – Calms mood, supports meditation, and enhances skin smoothing.

Best Practice

  • Internal with Vitality – Add a drop to a capsule for daily health support.
  • Topical – Apply a drop to the back of neck to support brain health and focus.
  • Aromatic – Diffuse for a relaxing meditative experience.

LEMON

Lemon Fun Facts: It takes about 75 lemons to make one 15mL bottle of Lemon Essential Oil. It is cold pressed from the rind rather than steam distilled. It is so high in Monoterpenes, you can use it to clean the blackest grime off of surfaces with ease! Young Living offers Lemon in the normal line as well as the Vitality line for consumption, but they are the exact same oil inside the bottles.

Common Uses

  • Internal with Vitality – Supports immunity, digestive, respiratory; helps flush your renal system.
  • Topical and Aromatic – Helpful for uplifting moods; a grime dissolver and skin brightener.

Best Practice

  • Internal with Vitality – Place a drop in your glass or stainless steel water bottle for a refreshing boost to your systems.
  • Topical – Apply to nail beds and rub in to support nail strength. Apply a drop to a greasy spot to dissolve.
  • Aromatic – Diffuse for an uplifting, fresh, and clean aroma.

COPAIBA

Copaiba Fun Facts: Copaiba, pronounced  kō-pī-bah or kō-pī-ee-bah, is steam distilled from the oleoresin, which is a mixture of the essential oil and resin of the plant. It is excellent to help calm and soothe muscles and joints. It is offered both in the normal and Vitality line through Young Living. They are the exact same oil inside, but the outside showcases different uses.

Common Uses

  • Internal with Vitality – Supports cardiovascular, nervous, and respiratory systems.
  • Topical and Aromatic – Helpful to calm and focus the mind when diffused or applied topically. Helps to soothe muscle tension.

Best Practice

  • Internal with Vitality – Add a drop to a capsule to support healthful body systems.
  • Topical – Apply topically after strenuous exercise. Rub a drop on the back of the neck and temples to support calming cognitive support.

PEPPERMINT

Peppermint Fun Facts: It takes about one pound of peppermint material to produce one 15mL bottle of Peppermint Essential Oil. It is a natural hybrid of Spearmint and Watermint. Peppermint is a driving oil that helps drive other oils in deeper and faster. It is offered both in the normal and Vitality line through Young Living. They are the exact same oil inside, but the outside showcases different uses.

Common Uses

  • Internal with Vitality – Circulatory and digestive support, airway support, cravings and appetite support.
  • Topical and Aromatic – Uplifting and energizing aroma, cooling sensation for topical use.

Best Practice

  • Internal with Vitality – Add a drop to your glass or stainless steel water bottle for a refreshing experience. Add a drop to a capsule topped off with carrier oil to help support digestion and circulation.
  • Topical – Rub a drop on location with carrier oil after a strenuous workout. Apply a drop with carrier oil on temples and back of neck for a soothing cooling sensation.
  • Aromatic – Apply a drop on your hands and breathe in deeply to help uplift and open your airways.

MULTI-SPECIES OILS (Blends & Synergies)


STRESS AWAY™

Stress Away Fun Facts: Stress Away is a customer favorite blend, and it’s commonly joked that users would bathe in it if they could. It contains a small amount of Vanilla absolute, making it a favorite among kids and adults alike, with children often calling it their “vanilla ice cream oil.” This blend contains 5 single oils: Copaiba, Lime, Cedarwood, Ocotea, and Lavender with a touch of Vanilla absolute.

Common Uses

  • Topical and Aromatic – Calming for emotions, helpful during times of stress, great for focus and mental clarity.

Best Practice

  • Topical – Rub a drop on the wrists and back of neck in the morning for a more focus-friendly day.
  • Aromatic – Add 6 drops to a cold water diffuser at night to calm the environment for a more restful night’s sleep.

PANAWAY®

PanAway® Fun Facts: When a person physically needs this blend, they usually smell it and love it! They say they could almost eat it (but don’t do that since this oil is not for consumption!) PanAway has a childproof cap that indicates the oil is not for consumption. This blend contains  4 single oils: Wintergreen, Helichrysum,  Clove, and Peppermint. Helichrysum is known for its regenerative properties.

Common Uses

  • Topical – Apply this oil with carrier oil for a refreshing after-workout experience.

Best Practice

  • Topical – This blend is best used topically. Apply on location liberally as needed. It is considered a hot oil, meaning it can feel biting, but has a cooling sensation, so it is best to use with a carrier oil.

THIEVES®

Thieves® Fun Facts: The name “Thieves” comes from a legend about four thieves who rubbed on a similar blend before they robbed the dead and dying during the plague.  It is offered both in the normal and Vitality line through Young Living. They are the exact same oil inside, but the outside showcases different uses. This blend contains 5 single oils: Clove, Lemon, Cinnamon Bark, Eucalyptus Radiata, and Rosemary.

Common Uses

  • Internal with Vitality   Immunity support.
  • Topical – Amazing fresh aroma, helps freshen the room.

Best Practice

  • Internal with Vitality   Add a drop to Ningxia Red® or add a drop to a capsule for a healthful morning routine.
  • Aromatic – Diffuse to keep air smelling clean and fresh.
  • Topical –  Massage a drop to the bottom of the feet to support fresh-smelling feet.

RC

RC™ Fun Facts: RC™ has gotten many nicknames over the years, such as Respiratory Care, Respiratory Comfort, and Respiratory Clearing. Eucalyptus Globulus is often noted to not be used on children; however, RC is formulated with littles in mind and is completely safe. This blend contains 10 single oils: Eucalyptus Globulus, Myrtle, Marjoram, Pine, Eucalyptus Radiata, Eucalyptus Citriodora, Lavender, Cypress, Black Spruce, and Peppermint. 

Common Uses

  • Topical and Aromatic – Calming and flushing for healthy airways.

Best Practice

  • Aromatic – Diffuse for a calming and relaxing environment.
  • Topical –  Rub a drop on the chest and back to encourage respiratory clearing.

DIGIZE

DiGize™ Fun Facts: A life-saver for many people, DiGize™ has been known to help calm digestion just by holding the bottle! Many people do not leave home without it. It is offered both in the normal and Vitality line through Young Living. They are the exact same oil inside, but the outside showcases different uses. This blend contains 8 single oils: Tarragon, Ginger, Peppermint, Juniper, Fennel, Lemongrass, Anise, and Patchouli.

Common Uses

  • Internal with Vitality   Digestive support and intestinal support.
  • Topical – Calming and cleansing.

Best Practice

  • Internal with Vitality   Add a drop under the tongue to support systems. Add 2 drops to a capsule with carrier oil to support digestion.
  • Aromatic – Diffuse for a fresh aroma.
  • Topical –  Rub a drop on the abdomen clockwise to help promote healthy movement and counter-clockwise to slow down movement.

PURIFICATION®

Purification® Fun Facts: Purification® is the oil most commonly used to freshen stinky feet. One drop on the bottom of the feet in the morning gets the job done.  It is also a mom favorite for their school-age kids to help keep critters away. It has a fresh, Lemongrass aroma that is wonderfully neutralizing. This blend contains 6 single oils: Citronella, Rosemary, Lemongrass, Tea Tree, Lavandin, and Myrtle.

Common Uses

  • Aromatic – Diffuse to freshen the room.
  • Topical – General body odor support.

Best Practice

  • Aromatic – Diffuse to neutralize odors in a room. Put one drop on a cotton ball and place in car to freshen the air. Apply a couple drops to paint before applying to the walls for a fresher experience.
  • Topical –  Apply a drop to the bottom of the feet every morning on kids to help keep critters away and to help support fresh-smelling feet.

Dietary Supplement


Ningxia Red®

Ningxia Red® is a whole body supplement for a more healthful life experience. The wolfberry, also known as the goji berry, is touted for having high antioxidant properties. A daily shot helps support better energy and normal cellular function, as well as whole-body health and wellness. Four ounces of Ningxia Red® equals one serving of fruit; however, one ounce has the antioxidant equivalent to eating 4lbs of carrots or 8 whole oranges!

Common Uses

  • Drink one ounce daily to support health.

Best Practice

  • In the morning, drink one ounce of Ningxia Red® alone or mix it up and add one drop of Thieves Vitality™ or Frankincense Vitality™. In the afternoon, drink one ounce and add one drop of Tangerine Vitality™ or Longevity Vitality™ or any oil from the Vitality™ line.

Is it Safe?

  • Ningxia Red® is safe for all people from solid-food eating children to adults. Pregnant and nursing women should also consider using Ningxia Red® as part of their healthy daily regimen.

Please do not copy any information on this site. The content is copyrighted by Jen O’Sullivan and is for educational purposes only. None of the information is intended to treat, heal, or cure any disease or illness. Please consult with your doctor before changing your health regimen.