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Top 10 Essential Oils!

Feeling overwhelmed? Don’t know which one of the hundreds of oils to choose from?

Here, I have compiled the top 10 essential oils and their uses to get you started.

But before we jump into which essential oils you need, I have compiled a list of links that will help you get through your first few steps with essential oils:

  1. The basics: Essential Oils 101 – a starter course for everyone!
  2. The safety: Know how to enjoy your oils safely!
  3. The dilution: The 411 on carriers oils & dilution!
  4. The science: If you’re a nerd or just dying to know how these oils actually work!
  5. Why Young Living?

Okay, so let’s move on to the TOP 10!

  • Lavender
    • Contains the naturally occurring constituents linalyl acetate, linalool, and ocimene
    • Is a key ingredient in Stress Away™, Tranquil™, RutaVaLa™, Forgiveness™, and Harmony™
    • Has a calming aroma to help clear and clarify the mind
    • Has cleansing properties when used for skin and hair, including as an effective hair loss treatment
    • Can be diffused to promote calm feelings
    • Can be diffused to support a worry-free outlook
    • Can be diffused or applied topically to enjoy its relaxing and calming properties
    • Can be diffused to enjoy balancing properties that calm the mind and body
    • Can be added to your favourite lotion or hair products
    • Can be applied topically to cleanse and soothe minor skin irritations
    • Can be applied to the skin after a day in the sun
    • Can be applied on its own or with your favourite moisturizer to reduce the appearance of blemishes and enhance the appearance of a youthful complexion
    • Supports aging skin when applied alone or with your favourite lotion or moisturizer
  • Frankincense
    • Contains the naturally occurring constituents alpha-pinene, limonene, sabinene, and beta caryophyllene
    • Is a key ingredient in Boswellia Wrinkle Cream™, Brain Power™, Highest Potential™, and Forgiveness™
    • Promotes feelings of relaxation and tranquility
    • Has an uplifting aroma when added to a personal fragrance
    • Can be diffused during meditation for increased spiritual awareness, grounding, and purpose
    • Can be used for massage after activity
    • Can be applied topically to promote the appearance of healthy-looking skin and to reduce the appearance of uneven skin tone
    • Can be added to other essential oil blends for an uplifting, aromatic boost
    • Can be applied topically or diffused for a focusing aroma
  • Lemon
    • Can be diffused for an energizing, invigorating, and uplifting aroma
    • Can be diffused to create a more focused environment
    • Can be diffused to uplift mood
    • Can be used in your night-time routine to help heighten the appearance of youthful complexion; avoid direct sunlight or UV rays for up to 12 hours after applying product
    • Can be used to help remove sticky adhesivesis a key ingredient in many hair and skin care products, Thieves® cleaning products, and essential oil blends such as Thieves®, Citrus Fresh™, Clarity™, Joy™ and Harmony™
  • Peppermint

    • Contains the naturally occurring constituents menthol and menthyl acetate
    • Is found in PanAway®, Aroma Siez™, and Deep Relief™ Roll-On
    • Is cooling to fatigued muscles after physical activity
    • Provides a soothing/cooling sensation when applied to shoulders, neck, and scalp
    • Has a stimulating aroma that helps create a focused environment
    • Has a grounding aroma when diffused
    • Can be added to your favourite shampoos for a stimulating sensation
    • Can be mixed with Lavender and applied to skin on a warm day for a cooling sensation
    • Can be inhaled for a refreshing experience
    • Can be added to toothpaste or mouth rinse for fresher breath
    • Can be used for a soothing massage
  • Copaiba
    • Tapped directly from the copaiba tree in Brazil
    • It may be used to sooth minor discomforts
    • Boosts secretion of collagen and elastin to promote skin firming when apply cosmetically
    • Promotes the appearance of clear, smooth skin and reduces the appearance of blemishes
    • Creates a calming and uplifting atmosphere when diffused as it has nice and sweet honey like aroma
  • Thieves
    • Contains the naturally occurring constituents trans cinnamaldehyde (Cinnamon Bark), limonene (Lemon), and eucalyptol (Eucalyptus Radiata and Rosemary)
    • Is a key ingredient in Thieves® Household Cleaner, Thieves® Waterless Hand Purifier, Thieves® Wipes, and Thieves® Foaming Hand Soap
    • Has cleansing properties
    • Can be diffused to create a fresh, clean fragrance
    • Can be added to cleaning products for an aromatic boost
    • Can be diffused to neutralize or purify the air from strong odours
    • Can be added to mouthwash for an invigorating boost of freshness
  • Purification
    • Contains the naturally occurring compounds cineol, neral, and geranial
    • Can be added to V6™ Vegetable Oil Complex for a soothing and relaxing foot massage
    • Can be diffused to freshen the air and eliminate odours
    • Can be added to Bath & Shower Gel Base for a refreshing aroma in the shower
    • Can be added to a neutral lotion to moisturize and support healthy-looking skin
    • Can be combined with distilled water in a small spray bottle and used when traveling to freshen air
    • Put a few drops on cotton balls and place in vents in the house, the car, and closets to freshen the air
    • Create a soothing bath by combining 4 drops Purification with 1 cup Epsom salt
  • Digize
    • Tarragon, Ginger, Peppermint, Juniper, Lemongrass, Anise, and Patchouli oils for a spicy, exotic aromatic blend
    • Contains Fennel essential oil, which people have used for a broad range of purposes since the ancient Egyptians
    • To enjoy the rich, calming scent of DiGize, diffuse it in your home, office, or car
    • You can also apply it directly to your chest, wrists, and abdomen to enjoy its scent wherever you go
    • Has an herbaceous, spicy scent, exotic scent that is great for diffusing before or after large meals or applying topically to the abdomen for a calming aromatic experience
    • Works well with Ginger essential oil, Peppermint essential oil, Aroma Ease essential oil blend and V-6™ Vegetable Oil Complex
    • Apply it topically after meals to enjoy the crisp, comforting aroma
    • Add it to V-6™ Vegetable Oil Complex for a soothing abdominal massage.
    • Apply a few drops to your hands and inhale for a refreshing, calming aroma
  • R.C.
    • Supports the feeling of normal, clear breathing with its refreshing scent
    • Provides a relaxing aroma in stuffy environments
    • Can be added to the bath or shower for an invigorating indulgence
    • Can be inhaled or applied topically for the sensation of deeper breathing
    • Can be diffused during cold weather season
    • Can be applied to the chest for a refreshing respiratory experience
    • Can be used in conjunction with JuvaCleanse®
  • Panaway
    • Contains the naturally occurring constituents methyl salicylate, gamma- curcumene, menthol, and eugenol
    • Is a best-selling blend formulated by D. Gary Young
    • Stimulating aroma
    • Supports the appearance of healthy skin coloration
    • Can be applied topically after exercise
    • Can be added to V6™ Vegetable Oil Complex and applied to the neck and back for a soothing experience

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