Young Living March 2015 Promotion

Warmer weather is on its way and Young Living has a new set of monthly freebies for us (that start tomorrow, 3/1/15)! The March freebies are ones that soothe the body as we’re able to become more active this spring (spring begins on 3/20/15). The Young Living March 2015 promotion is available to any Young Living Retail Customer or a Wholesale Member. You get more free product, however, if you are a Wholesale Member enrolled in the Essential Rewards program!

Young Living March 2015 Promotion For Website

190 PV order ($51.65 value):

Any Retail Customer or Wholesale Member who orders at least 190 PV will receive a 5-ml bottle of Marjoram essential oil. If you are enrolled in the Essential Rewards program and spend 190 PV, you will also receive a free 5-ml bottle of Idaho Balsam Fir essential oil.

250 PV order ($71.65 value):

Any Retail Customer or Wholesale Member who orders at least 250 PV will receive a free 5-ml bottle of Marjoram essential oil and a $20 enrollment coupon. If you are enrolled in the Essential Rewards program and spend 250 PV, you will also receive a free 5-ml bottle of Idaho Balsam Fir essential oil.

300 PV order ($117.37 value):

Any Retail Customer or Wholesale Member who orders at least 300 PV will receive a free 5-ml bottle of Marjoram essential oil, a $20 enrollment coupon, and Ortho Ease massage oil. If you are enrolled in the Essential Rewards program and spend 300 PV, you will also receive a free 5-ml bottle of Idaho Balsam Fir essential oil.

*This is the Young Living March 2015 Monthly Promo for the United States.

*In the event that the supplies of any of these items becomes unavailable, Young Living may replace promotional products with products of similar value. 

Young Living’s Marjoram essential oil:

Young Living’s Marjoram essential oil has a woody, spicy aroma. Marjoram is a familiar spice in cooking and it believed to have properties that support normal digestion.

Young Living’s Idaho Balsam Fir essential oil:

Young Living’s Idaho Balsam Fir essential oil can be used to soothe muscles. It may also promote feelings of grounding and empowerment. I love its woodsy aroma!

$20 enrollment coupon:

The $20 enrollment voucher is an ideal tool for sharing Young Living with your friends and family who are wanting to become fellow oilers! Look for a discount code in the notes section at the bottom of your qualifying 250 or 300 PV order invoice. You can give this code to a friend or family member to use when they join Young Living as a Wholesale Member with the Premium Starter Kit. The Premium Starter Kit is normally $150, but with this coupon, they will save $20 and only pay $130 (plus tax and shipping)! To redeem the voucher, the new member must sign up online, select the Premium Starter Kit, and enter the voucher code upon checkout.

Ortho Ease massage oil:

I did a double take when I saw this oil as part of the March promotion. I LOVE the Ortho Sport massage oil and as a result, the Ortho Ease massage oil has been on my wish list for a long time! Ortho Ease contains Wintergreen, Juniper, Peppermint, Eucalyptus Globulus, Lemongrass, Marjoram, Thyme, Eucalyptus Radiata, Vetiver, and Clary Sage essential oil. This massage oil can be applied to areas of the body that are tired from everyday activities.

Not yet a Wholesale Member of Young Living?

Sign up under me with the Premium Starter Kit, add an additional 90 PV worth of Young Living product to your order (the Premium Starter Kit is worth 100 PV; the PV is listed next to each item when ordering) and get the free 5-ml bottle of Marjoram essential oil! PLUS, you will get a free just over $20.00 worth of oiling gifts from me, exclusive access to our Oil Moxie resources, and wholesale pricing (a 24% discount on every order)! No commitments, no catches! Just click the graphic below.

GET YOUR OWN OILS

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You Know You Love Essential Oils When…

You Know You Love Oils When

Anyone who knows me, knows that I am completely obsessed with my Young Living essential oils. OBSESSED. And I know that I am not alone with my oil obsession! So, I asked other essential oil lovers to help me fill in the blank for this fun blog post. Here’s what we came up with. If you have things to add, feel free to comment below! :)

You know you love essential oils when _____.

  1. You look at the above graphic and realize that it looks like your bathroom cabinet.
  2. You need a bigger purse so you can carry at least 15 oils with you wherever you go.
  3. Your 3-year-old tells his preschool teacher that she shouldn’t be teaching kids to put chemicals on their hands because there are more natural ways to cleanse the hands – those that include oils!
  4. Your boss announces, “I know she’s here, I smell the oils.”
  5. The barista at Starbucks asks if you work at a florist.
  6. You can’t bring yourself to throw those cute empty bottles away. You use some for your personal oiling creations, but mostly end up with a hoard of empties.
  7. You say “hold on” and dig through your purse to find an oil.
  8. Your son says, “Mom, how many oils do you think you REALLY need?”
  9. People kid you that instead of saying, “there’s an app for that,” you say, “there’s an oil for that!”
  10. You anxiously await for your next Essential Rewards order as soon one arrives.
  11. Your son tells you that with all the different oils you put on him that he is going to turn into a puddle of oil.
  12. You panic when you think you’ve lost one.
  13. You have a never-ending wish list of essential oils.
  14. You wear oils as perfume.
  15. You are insistent that your husband use essential oils and have even applied a drop on him while he is sleeping.
  16. Your doctor tells you, “Just keep doing what you are doing.” :)
  17. You watch a commercial and can name at least 10 oils that you would use.
  18. You have a designated diffuser and stash of oils for the office.
  19. You ask God each day, “Who can I bless with my oils and support today?”
  20. You want to tell the whole world how these little bottles can change your life.
  21. You got a new phone and the first app you downloaded was the ‘Reference Guide for Essential Oils.’
  22. You hear a complete stranger talking and you say “There’s an oil for that!”
  23. You fight to get every last drop out of the bottle and are upset when it’s finally empty.
  24. You panic at the thought of being without them.
  25. Your new favorite book is the ‘Essential Oils Desk Reference.’
  26. You know which oils you would grab if there was a zombie apocalypse.
  27. You can’t wait for your order to arrive and get upset when mother nature delays its arrival.
  28. You can find a bottle of oil in your purse quicker than you can find your phone.
  29. You try to pick up your phone or open a door, but realize that it needs to be wiped off first because it is oily.
  30. Your 6-year-old and 11-year-old ask for specific oils by name.
  31. You know you will never buy another air freshener or candle again.
  32. Essential oils become a non negotiable part of your budget.
  33. The graphic says it all! LOL!

    Sometimes After I Apply My Oils

    Source of Graphic Unknown

  34. You’ve decided to “sell” oils…for a (*gasp) multilevel marketing company…something you NEVER thought you would do!
  35. Your kids ask “Is there an oil for that?”
  36. You’ve made silly oiling mistakes like applying undiluted Lemongrass (instead of Lavender) underneath your nose – WOOO…WEEE!!!
  37. You spend more time figuring out which oils to pack for your trip than which clothes to bring!
  38. You have little oils stashes all around the house, in your purse, in your coat pocket, on the nightstand, etc.
  39. You have so many oils that you lose one from time to time.
  40. People hug you they say, “You smell like oils.”
  41. You’ve used oils for so many different issues that you hardly have to look in your reference guide anymore.
  42. You could talk about oils all day and can’t help but bring them up even when they have nothing to do with the current conversation.
  43. You’ve accidentally gotten essential oil in your eye…more than once!
  44. You answer your Facebook friend’s questions with an oiling suggesstion.
  45. You no longer feel sorry for people who refuse to use essential oils. They are BIG TIME missing out!
  46. You are known as the crazy, obsessed oil lady at work.
  47. You want to give oils as Christmas, birthday, and baby shower gifts.
  48. You buy them without thinking whether your husband cares or not. After all, you NEED them!
  49. You’ll use an oil for support even though it might be a little stinky to you at first.
  50. Minor, everyday issues are longer nuisances, but rather challenges to prove “THERE’S AN OIL FOR THAT!”
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Mailbox Remedies: My February 2015 Young Living Essential Rewards Order

Yippie! My February Young Living Essential Rewards order is here and as usual, I got some great products this month! I love how stocked our household is with all this good for you stuff! Looking at our full (and colorful) medicine cabinet makes me feel so in control our health! Here’s a brief overview of my Young Living Essential Rewards order this month! :)

February 2015 ER Order

Tranquil Roll-on

Tranquil is one of my favorite oils. I roll it on my wrists and behind my ears whenever I feel nervous or worried and want to relax. I also apply it at night to promote a good nights sleep. I bought my first bottle of Tranquil in August and I can’t believe it lasted me this long (because I use it all the time)!

Taste of Italy

Taste of Italy is an essential oil blend that contains Basil and 4 different varieties of Oregano. I got this oil as a promotional freebie this month (I love free stuff). Taste of Italy was advertised to be used in cooking, however, since it contains Oregano (one of my favorite oils to support the immune system), I might use it for that instead.

Melrose

Melrose is an essential oil blend and has become one of my favorite oils to use for my complexion. My favorite way to use Melrose it to cleanse my face by adding a drop or two to a witch hazel soaked cotton pad. Something about this blend of oils smells so good to me! I bought two bottles of Melrose so Scott and I could each have one.

Thyme

Thyme is another oil that I received for free this month. I really haven’t used Thyme before, but think it’s about time I become more familiar with it! Thyme contains large amounts of thymol – Google that if you don’t know what that is. As a dietary supplement, it is one of the strongest antioxidants known. Thyme supports the immune, respiratory, digestive, nervous, and other body systems – seems like a great versatile oil to have on hand!

Thieves Bar Soap

A few months ago, I swapped out our body wash for the Young Living bar soaps. I like all of the bar soaps that I’ve tried, but the Thieves one is my fav! I’ve never smelled so fresh and clean!

Thieves

Thieves is one of my top 5 essential oils. My hubby and I use Thieves pretty consistently. Thieves is the oil we use the most to support normal immune function. I like to take a drop internally by putting it in a capsule or by adding it to tea (with honey and Lemon essential oil, of course).

Peace & Calming

Peace & Calming is one of our favorite oils to diffuse to help up relax. Our dogs even love this oil – they always end up laying right by the diffuser when we have Peace & Calming going.

Purification

Purification essential oil blend is one of my hubby’s favorite oils. We have a wood burning fireplace in the basement and diffusing Purification helps purify the smokey air downstairs.

White Angelica

My hubby receives a Reiki treatment about once a week. Scott’s Reiki Master told him that he was calling for White Angelica oil blend several weeks back and suggested he use it daily. He has been applying it behind his ears everyday for protection from negative energy.

Lavender

I always have Lavender oil on hand because it is gentle and highly versatile! Like Thieves, I use Lavender pretty consistently and it’s another one of my top 5 essential oils. When in doubt, I use Lavender.

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DISCLAIMER: The information on this website is based upon my research and personal use of Young Living essential oils. The statements made and the products mentioned on this website have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Please read the full disclaimer here.

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Young Living February 2015 Promotion

I’m a little behind on posting about the Young Living February 2015 promotion. Better late than never though, right?! Just like last month, you can earn free product whether you are a Young Living Retail Customer or a Wholesale Member. You get more free product, however, if you are a Wholesale Member enrolled in the Essential Rewards program!

Young Living February 2015 Promotion

190 PV order:

Any Retail Customer or Wholesale Member who orders at least 190 PV will receive a 5-ml bottle of Thyme essential oil. If you are enrolled in the Essential Rewards program and spend 190 PV, you will also receive a free 5-ml bottle of Taste of Italy essential oil.

250 PV order:  

Any Retail Customer or Wholesale Member who orders at least 190 PV will receive a free 5-ml bottle of Thyme essential oil and a bottle of the Lavender Hand & Body Lotion. If you are enrolled in the Essential Rewards program and spend 250 PV, you will also receive a free 5-ml bottle of Taste of Italy essential oil.

300 PV order: 

Any Retail Customer or Wholesale Member who orders at least 300 PV will receive a free 5-ml bottle of Thyme essential oil and a bottle of the Lavender Hand & Body Lotion. If you are enrolled in the Essential Rewards program and spend 300 PV, you will also receive a free 5-ml bottle of Taste of Italy essential oil and 30 additional Essential Reward Points to use like cash towards other Young Living products (this is in addition to the points normally earned on Essential Reward orders).

*This is the Young Living February 2015 Monthly Promo for the United States.

*In the event that the supplies of any of these items becomes unavailable, Young Living may replace promotional products with products of similar value. Update as of 2/20/15: Members who place a qualifying order (250 PV or above) before Tuesday, February 24, at 6 a.m., MT, will receive Lavender Hand & Body Lotion. After 6 a.m., MT, on February 24, all qualifying orders will receive Lavender Bath & Shower Gel in place of the lotion. We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause you.

Young Living’s Thyme essential oil:

Young Living’s Thyme essential oil can be used to enhance the flavor or food. It can also be used to support the immune, respiratory, digestive, nervous, and other body systems. Thyme contains large amounts of Thymol, which is known to be one of the most powerful antioxidants. Who doesn’t love that this time of year?!

Young Living’s Taste of Italy essential oil:

Young Living’s Taste of Italy essential oil is exclusive to this promotion. This blend features Basil and four different varieties of Oregano essential oil. You can use this oil blend to infuse your favorite Italian recipes or to support the immune system (Oregano is one of my favorite immune supporting oils).

Lavender Hand & Body Lotion:

I have been eyeing up this lotion for quite some time! This hand and body lotion is infused with Lavender, Myrrh, Lemon, and Davana essential oils to help moisturize the skin during these cold winter months.

30 Extra Essential Rewards Points:

I just about fell off my chair when I saw the 30 extra Essential Reward Points! I have been enrolled in the Essential Rewards Program for over a year, which means that I already earn 20% back on each of my Essential Reward orders. Therefore, if I purchase 300 PV, I’ll get my usual $60, plus an additional $30 back to spend on other Young Living products. Awesome!

Not yet a Wholesale Member of Young Living?

Sign up under me with the Premium Starter Kit, add an additional 90 PV worth of Young Living product to your order (the Premium Starter Kit is worth 100 PV; the PV is listed next to each item when ordering) and get the free 5-ml bottle of Thyme essential oil! PLUS, you will get just over $20.00 worth of oiling gifts from me, a free membership to Oil Moxie, and wholesale pricing! No commitments, no catches! Just click the graphic below.

GET YOUR OWN OILS

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DISCLAIMER: The information on this website is based upon my research and personal use of Young Living essential oils. The statements made and the products mentioned on this website have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Please read the full disclaimer here.

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How to Become a Young Living Wholesale Member

To best way to purchase Young Living essential oils and oil infused products is to buy them at wholesale, saving you 24% off of the retail prices. To become a Wholesale Member, you’ll simply need to purchase starter kit. There are 4 great starter kits you can choose from (all described in the tabs below). You do not need to purchase a certain amount of product each month or sell anything (you can if you want to, but it is NOT required). You can simply purchase your starter kit to get the 24% discount so that you can save money anytime you decide that you want to order Young Living products! Plus, becoming a Wholesale Member grants you access to our Oil Moxie resources (and I give you just over $20.00 worth of oiling gifts when you purchase any of the Premium Starter Kits)! There really are no strings attached to your Young Living Wholesale Membership!

FOLLOW THESE DIRECTIONS IF YOU ARE READY TO ORDER:

  • Click HERE. You will be taken to the Young Living website. Then follow the steps outlined below.
  • Leave “Member” checked (NOT retail customer).
  • Leave my Enroller and Sponsor ID # 1583415 on the form in the referral section.
  • Fill out your info.
  • Create a username, password, and pin # (hang onto this for future purchases).
  • Enter your social security number. If you are unwilling to provide your social security number, you can quickly and easily register for an EIN number here (and use that number instead). Young Living requires you to provide your social security number (or an EIN number) because you have the OPTION to earn commissions (it is required for tax purposes). If you don’t “sell oils,” this will never be used.
  • Many of us participate in the Essential Rewards program. However, you are NOT required to sign up for this OPTIONAL monthly auto-ship program. I’ll tell you more about the optional Essential Rewards program after you complete your purchase (as you can sign up for this program at any time).
  • Select your starter kit (they are described in the tabs below). Note: The starter kits described in the tabs below are for the USA. Starter kits may differ in other countries. Therefore, if you are from another country, double check the product descriptions so you know what you will be receiving.
  • Add any additional products you would like to your order and check out (you’ll get the 24% discount right away).
  • Watch for a “welcome” email from me – I’ll invite you to Oil Moxie and confirm your address for your free gifts (if applicable as described in the tabs below).

HELP IF YOU HAVE TROUBLE:

  • Exit out of the Young Living website (dont’ worry, you’re going to exit and sign back in – sometimes the site acts a little funny).
  • Click this link: https://www.youngliving.com. Select your country. In the upper right corner, click “Sign In.” Log in with your username and password you just created.
  • You will be prompted to finish your order right where you left off/where the problem occurred.
  • If you are still having trouble, you can contact the Young Living Member Services department at 1-800-371-3515. If the wait time is long, choose the call back option (wait to be disconnected after typing in your phone number instead of hanging up yourself – this is to be sure your place is saved). When you speak to a Member Service’s representative, tell them that you are trying to join as a Wholesale Member, but are having trouble trying to complete the process online. Let them know which starter kit you would like. Ask to join under Enroller and Sponsor ID # 1583415.
  • If needed, you can also email me at sarahbiskobing@theoilessentials.com. I would be happy to help you get things sorted out!

The Premium Starter Kit is the most popular starter kit and is the kit I recommend! The Premium Starter Kit is the kit that I bought when I became a Wholesale Member. The Premium Starter Kit is the most cost effective way to start using essential oils!

PREMIUM KIT

  • Young Living just launched a NEW Premium Starter Kit in June 2015 and it’s BETTER THAN EVER! The Premium Starter Kit includes 11 bottles (5-ml each) of essential oil (Thieves, Frankincense, Lemon, Peppermint, PanAway, Copaiba, RC, DiGize, Lavender, Purification, and Stress Away).
  • *If one of the 11 essential oils is out of stock (due to unforeseen harvest issues), a “flex oil” will be substituted – so not to delay your oiling experience (you will be notified during checkout if this is a possibility). I’m loving this new “flex oil” concept!
  • Roller-ball (for easy oil application)
  • Dew Drop or Home Diffuser (or upgrade to the Rainstone or Aria diffuser)
  • Samples and info
  • 24% wholesale discount – you do NOT need to purchase a certain amount of product each month or sell anything
  • FREE membership to Oil Moxie – our group’s secret oiling resource site and Facebook community page (for help and support if you need it).
  • Just over $20.00 worth of essential oil gifts! With my gifts, you will have everything you need to begin using essential oils – I promise!

The Premium Starter Kit with Thieves is ideal for those wishing to replace harmful chemicals in the home with powerful, natural alternatives. Each of the products in this kit are infused with Young Living’s Thieves essential oil blend.

YL THIEVES PSK KIT

  • 15-ml Thieves essential oil blend
  • Thieves AromaBright toothpaste
  • Thieves mouthwash
  • 2 bottles of Thieves household cleaner
  • 2 Thieves foaming hand soap
  • 2 Thieves spray
  • 2 Thieves hand purifier
  • 5-ml bottle of Stress Away essential oil (in the purple and white box)
  • Roller-ball (for easy oil application; in the purple and white box)
  • Samples and info (in the purple and white box)
  • 24% wholesale discount – you do NOT need to purchase a certain amount of product each month or sell anything
  • FREE membership to Oil Moxie – our group’s secret oiling resource site and Facebook community page (for help and support if you need it).
  • Just over $20.00 worth of essential oil gifts! With my gifts, you will have everything you need to begin using essential oils – I promise!

The Premium Starter Kit with NingXia is formulated to support wellness with delicious blends of nutrient-rich wolfberry puree, superfruit juices, and pure essential oils.

YL NINGXIA RED PSK KIT

  • 2 bottles of NingXia Red
  • 30 NingXia Red sample packets
  • 14 packets of NingXia Nitro
  • 5-ml bottle of Stress Away essential oil (in the purple and white box)
  • Roller-ball (for easy oil application; in the purple and white box)
  • Samples and info (in the purple and white box)
  • 24% wholesale discount – you do NOT need to purchase a certain amount of product each month or sell anything
  • FREE membership to Oil Moxie – our group’s secret oiling resource site and Facebook community page (for help and support if you need it).
  • Just over $20.00 worth of essential oil gifts! With my gifts, you will have everything you need to begin using essential oils – I promise!

The Basic Starter Kit is the least expensive way to become a Wholesale Member. This kit is a good kit to start with if you already have your heart set on several essential oils or oil infused products, which are not available in the other starter kits.

YL BASIC KIT

  • 5-ml bottle of Stress Away essential oil
  • Roller-ball (for easy oil application)
  • Samples and info
  • 24% wholesale discount – you do NOT need to purchase a certain amount of product each month or sell anything
  • FREE membership to Oil Moxie – our group’s secret oiling resource site and Facebook community page (for help and support if you need it).

If you have any questions, just ask! :)

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DISCLAIMER: The information on this website is based upon my research and personal use of Young Living essential oils. The statements made and the products mentioned on this website have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Please read the full disclaimer here.

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How to Make an Essential Oil Bar – For Targeted Relief and Support

ESSENTIAL OILS BAR FOR TARGETED RELIEF AND SUPPORT

I wrote a blog post last week titled “Mess Free Essential Oil Application: How to Make a Carrier Oil Bar.” In it, I provided a recipe to make your own carrier oil bar so that you can quickly, easily, and neatly dilute any essential oil for topical application. After publishing that post, I got to thinking that it might be useful to add a therapeutic dose of your most frequently used essential oil/s to the ingredients. Doing so would create a pre-diluted, ready to use essential oil bar that you could simply uncap and rub onto the skin for targeted support. A fun, yet simple twist to my original recipe!

The possibilities are endless, but here are a few ideas to get you thinking about your essential oil bar:

  • Respiratory support bar —> Eucalyptus essential oil bar to rub on the chest and throat to support proper respiratory function.
  • Immune support bar —> Immupower essential oil bar to rub on the bottom of the feet to support the immune system.
  • Sleep tight bar —> Lavender and/or Cedarwood essential oil bar to rub on the bottom of the feet to promote a restful nights sleep.

How much essential oil do you need for an essential oil bar?

The Quick Reference Guide for Using Essential Oils recommends that when creating an essential oil blend, to add about 28 drops of essential oil to about 1/2 ounce (or 1 Tablespoon) of carrier oil.

I start with the 28 drops and adjust depending on that particular essential oil, the strength I want my bar to be, and the surface area I’ll be covering with my bar.

How much essential oil do you need to make an essential oil bar for a baby or child?

That Quick Reference Guide for Using Essential Oils suggests that essential oils be diluted further for use on babies and small children. The guide suggests:

  • Dilute 1-2 drops essential oil in 1/2-1 teaspoon carrier oil (or 3-6 drops essential oil 1/2-1 Tablespoon carrier oil).

Obviously, you can always adjust based on what seems to work for your family…these suggestions simply provide a great starting point.

Here’s how to make you own essential oil bar:

Step 1:

Fill a small saucepan with a small amount of water. Place a small mason jar (I use a 4 ounce jar) into the water (the water should come up to the halfway point on the outside of the mason jar). Turn the burner on a medium-low setting.

Step 2:

Add the below ingredients to the mason jar. Allow the ingredients to melt, stirring frequently. Remember, the beeswax pellets take some time to melt.

To make a therapeutic essential oil bar for ADULTS:

  • 3/4 teaspoon coconut oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon shea butter
  • 3/4 teaspoon beeswax pellets
  • a few drops of vitamin E oil (optional)

There is much more essential oil in an essential oil bar for adults (which takes up more space in the container I use). This is why the amounts of the coconut oil, shea butter, and beeswax pellets are slightly less than those listed for babies and small children (so I don’t overflow my container). 

To make a therapeutic essential oil bar for BABIES/CHILDREN:

  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon shea butter
  • 1 teaspoon beeswax pellets
  • a few drops of vitamin E oil (optional)

Step 3:

Once melted, remove from heat, add your essential oils (amounts below), mix, and carefully pour the mixture into a 0.35 ounce travel deodorant container (I bought mine from Abundant Health). Let sit until your essential oil bar hardens. Don’t you just love this?! Use as needed to provide relief!

For a therapeutic essential oil bar for ADULTS:

  • add 28 drops of essential oil

To make a therapeutic essential oil bar for BABIES/CHILDREN:

  • add 3-6 drops of essential oil

GET YOUR OWN OILS

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Thieves Household Cleaner: More Affordable and Safer Than Other Popular Cleaners

SAFE AND NON TOXIC CLEANER

Anyone who knows me, knows that I love a good deal! I was coupon crazed (some might say obsessed) for quite some time. Yes, I carried coupons with me at all times. Yes, I knew most store coupon policies better than the store clerks. Yes, I would wake up early to be sure I got certain items on double coupon day. Yes, I would do multiple transactions just to save an extra dollar. And, yes, I had a stock pile lol!

I’ve swapped out my coupon days for blogging (because there is only so much time in the day). I still recognize a good deal when I see one though and holy mackerel, do I have a good deal to share with you! Pssst…Young Living’s Thieves household cleaner (an essential oil based cleaner) is more affordable (and safer) than common store-bought cleaners!

Let’s compare the prices of 6 household cleaners:

Young Living’s Thieves household cleaner comes in two sizes: a 14.4 ounce bottle or a 64 ounce bottle. The 14.4 ounce bottle costs $22.00 (wholesale price). Don’t let the $22.00 price tag fool you though. You see, Thieves cleaner is highly concentrated. This means that a very small amount of the Thieves cleaner is diluted with water in a spray bottle and then used for cleaning. The 14.4 ounce bottle actually makes 432-720 ounces of ready to use cleaner (depending on the strength you want to make it) and costs only $0.03-$0.05 per ounce! Let’s see how Thieves cleaner stacks up to the price of some store-bought household cleaners:

  • MOST AFFORDABLE —>  Thieves household cleaner (diluted appropriately and ready to use in a spray bottle – I reused an empty spray bottle): $0.03-$0.05 per ounce (less when it is part of my Essential Rewards order)
  • Fabuloso Passion of Fruits all-purpose cleaner: $0.05 per ounce
  • Lysol Lemon Breeze all-purpose cleaner: $0.06 per ounce
  • 409 Lemon all-purpose cleaner: $0.09 per ounce
  • Mr. Clean Febreze and Citrus multi-surface cleaner: $0.11 per ounce
  • Green Works all-purpose cleaner: $0.11 per ounce

Just wait…it gets even better yet!!! When I order my Thieves household cleaner as part of my monthly Essential Rewards order, I earn 20% back that I can use to spend on other products. This means, that for every 14.4 ounce bottle of Thieves household cleaner that I purchase, I am getting $4.40 back to spend on another Young Living product. If you take this into consideration, I’m technically paying $0.02-$0.04 per ounce of ready to use Thieves cleaner! NOW THAT’S A GOOD DEAL! Quite frankly, knowing the coupon world, you’ll be hard pressed to find a better deal than this one!

Which of these 6 household cleaners is the safest?

I looked up each of the above household cleaners on the Environmental Working Group’s website. This Environmental Working Group gives an A to F health rating for cleaning products:

  • A = Few/no known or suspected hazards to health or the environment; good ingredient disclosure.
  • B = Low concern; limited potential for hazards to health or the environment; at least some ingredient disclosure.
  • C = Moderate concern; some potential for hazards to health or the environment; at least some ingredient disclosure.
  • D = High concern; llikely hazards to health or the environment; may also have poor ingredient disclosure.
  • F= Potentially significant hazards to health or the environment; or poor ingredient disclosure.

Here’s how the cleaners rank:

  • SAFEST CLEANER —> Thieves household cleaner is not ranked by the Environmental Working Group. However, I did look up each ingredient on their website. Alkyl Polyglucoside has a B rating. Sodium Methyl 2-Sulfolaurate (or Lauric Acid) has an A rating. The Environmental Working Group listed Disodium 2-Sulffolaurate in their cosmetic database and it was given a rating of O (low hazard). Pure, therapeutic grade essential oils (Thieves cleaner contains Clove, Lemon, Cinnamon, and Rosemary essential oil) are generally agreed upon to be a safe alternatives to harsh cleaning chemicals. If you ask me, Thieves household cleaner seems to be the safest choice! :)
  • Fabuloso Passion of Fruits all-purpose cleaner: F rating
  • Lysol Lemon Breeze all-purpose cleaner: C rating
  • 409 Lemon all-purpose cleaner: F rating
  • Mr. Clean Febreze and Citrus multi surface cleaner: D rating
  • Green Works all-purpose cleaner: F rating

DING, DING, DING! Thieves household cleaner is the WINNER!

If you ask me, Young Living’s Thieves household cleaner is the winner! We use Thieves cleaner all the time. It is affordable, safe, and works amazingly well. Plus, it smells awesome and is biodegradable. It doesn’t get much better than that!

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