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™ only – Supports cardiovascular, immunity, respiratory, and nervous system.
  • Topical and Aromatic with non Vitality™ line oil – 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™ only – Supports immunity and respiratory systems.
  • Topical and Aromatic with non Vitality™ line oil – 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™ only – Supports immunity, digestive, respiratory, and renal systems.
  • Topical and Aromatic with non Vitality™ line oil – 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™ only – Supports cardiovascular, nervous, and respiratory systems.
  • Topical and Aromatic with non Vitality™ line oil – 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™ only – Circulatory and digestive support, airway support, cravings and appetite support.
  • Topical and Aromatic with non Vitality™ line oil – 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™ only   Immunity support.
  • Topical with non Vitality™ line oil – 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.

Raven

Raven™ Fun Facts: Raven™ is a cleansing and opening blend that creates a cooling sensation when applied topically to the chest and throat. It calms, soothes, and protects for overall wellness. Rather than use a synthetic chest rub, this blend is a pure botanical option when wanting to support health. A favorite for moms, dads, kids, and all humans; this helpful blend contains 5  single essential oils: Ravintsara, Lemon, Wintergreen, Peppermint, and Eucalyptus Radiata and is perfectly safe for your kids and babies when diluted.

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.

Note: Use carrier oil with children under 6. Caution with babies. Caution around pets.


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™ only   Digestive support and intestinal support.
  • Topical with non Vitality™ line oil – 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.

CITRUS FRESH™

Citrus Fresh Fun Facts: This energizing blend fills the whole room with an amazing aroma! The uplifting scent of blended citrus oils with a touch of Spearmint makes this synergy a family favorite. It is offered in both the normal and Vitality line through Young Living. They are the exact same oil inside, but the outside labels showcase different uses. This blend contains 6 single oils:  Orange, Tangerine, Grapefruit, Lemon, Mandarin, and Spearmint.

Common Uses

  • Internal with Vitality – Digestive, immunity, and renal support.

  • Aromatic – Diffuse to freshen the room and for clarity.

  • Topical – Skin cleanser and toner

Best Practice

  • Internal with Vitality – Add one drop to your favorite tea or cold water. Take 2 drops in a capsule up to 3 times per day.

  • Aromatic – Diffuse to freshen and energize a room.

  • Topical –  Apply as your signature perfume. Use in night cleansing and moisturizing routine.


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.

Household Cleaner


Thieves® Household Cleaner

Thieves® Essential Oil-Infused Household Cleaner is an ultra-concentrated cleaning spray that can be used on practically any surface. Ditch your harsh synthetic cleansers for something better for your health. Formulated with Young Living’s Thieves® blend, this all-purpose cleaner is safe for the whole family. It cleans better, is better for your health, more versatile, and is less expensive at under $1 per bottle.

Dilution Ratios

  • All-purpose: 1 capful cleaner to 2-3 cups water
  • Degreaser: 1 capful cleaner to 1-2 cups water
  • Extra Tough Jobs: Use Thieves® Cleaner undiluted
  • Glass and Mirror: Combine 1 capful cleaner, 3 cups water, 5 drops Citrus Fresh™ essential oil, and 1 teaspoon white vinegar.

Additional Suggestions

  • Toilet Bowls: 1 capful to 2 cups water. Mist toilet bowl after use for fresh smell and to keep bowl clean.
  • Showers: 1 capful to 2 cups water. Mist shower walls after each use to keep shower fresh.
  • Garden: 1 capful to 3-4 cups water. Mist around plants and grass areas for a healthy garden.

  


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