My Young Living Silver Retreat Experience – AMAZING!

I’ve been with Young Living since December 2013. I joined without any intention to make it a business. I simply joined as a Wholesale Member to get the Premium Starter Kit and 24% discount. After all, I was THAT person who wouldn’t even respond to an invite for a “party” from “those companies.” However, I ended up loving the oils so much that my mindset surrounding the “business” shifted. And here I am, a Young Living Silver (working towards Gold) who attended the all expense paid Silver Retreat last week. Ahh! I still can’t believe it! It was so great see Young Living up close and finally meet my oily peeps in person. Below are some of my pics from my trip where we received training, visited Young Living Corporate, and got to spend an entire day at Young Living’s Mona, Utah farm. I hope this helps you make a personal connection with me and helps confirm Young Living’s mission and Seed to Seal promise. Everything about this company is for real and I’m so excited to be a part of it! Thanks for visiting! ♥♥♥

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How to Get the Premium Starter Kit for FREE

I’ve got such a great deal for you! Watch the video below (or click this link: https://vimeo.com/138219919) to learn how to get the Premium Starter Kit for FREE! It takes little to no effort! You will LOVE this! :) :) :) You gotta love a company that gives us the opportunity to get their stuff for free!

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Young Living Diffuser Reviews

Young Living Diffuser Review and Differences Between the Young Living Diffusers

Click the graphic for a slightly different, yet clearer side by side comparison.

Diffusing essential oils is one of the best ways to experience the aromatic benefits of essential oils. The Young Living Premium Starter Kit comes with 11 bottles of essential oil AND A DIFFUSER! When you order your kit, you can choose from one of four diffusers – the Home, Dew Drop, Bamboo, or Aria Diffuser. Wondering which diffuser to choose in your Premium Starter Kit? No worries – I’ve got you covered with a side by side comparison and a personal Young Living diffuser review. :)

First, let’s talk about the price:

  • The Home Diffuser and the Dew Drop Diffuser do not increase the kit’s base price of $160.00.
  • The Bamboo Diffuser is available as an upgrade for an additional $10.00 (for a total kit price of $170.00).
  • The Aria Diffuser is available as an upgrade for an additional $100.00 (for a total kit price of $260.00)

*Take $10.00 off the above listed Home, Dew Drop, and Bamboo Premium Stater Kit price until 8/14/15!!! Click HERE  for more details. 

My personal Young Living diffuser review:

I personally own the Home, Dew Drop, and Bamboo Diffuser. I do not own the Aria Diffuser (although I hope to someday because I’ve heard great things about it). While I can’t give a personal review of the Aria Diffuser, I can provide you with a personal review of the other three. You can also check out the graphic above for a side by side comparison (click that same graphic or HERE for a slightly different, yet clearer PDF of the info).

Home Diffuser Review:

Young Living Home Diffuser Review

  • The Home Diffuser takes distilled (not tap water). If you are unwilling to purchase distilled water for your diffuser, then I suggest choosing the Dew Drop Diffuser – your diffuser will work better and last much longer if you use the correct water. The light on the Home Diffuser can be left on or turned off. Additionally, the Home Diffuser can be set to run continuously or on a 30 second intermittent setting (30 seconds on, 30 seconds off, 30 seconds on, etc). The 30 second intermittent setting is my favorite feature because it really extends the time that the diffuser will run for. The Home Diffuser is adequate for an average size room. I LOVE this diffuser – I give it an A+!

Dew Drop Diffuser Review:

Young Living Dew Drop Diffuser Review

  • Unlike the Home Diffuser, the Dew Drop Diffuser takes tap water. While the Dew Drop Diffuser does not have a 30 second intermittent setting like the Home Diffuser does, the light can be left on or turned off. The Dew Drop Diffuser is a bit quieter than the Home Diffuser, making it a nice option for bedtime. The Dew Drop Diffuser is adequate for a medium size room. I LOVE this diffuser – I give it an A+!

Bamboo Diffuser Review:

Young Living Bamboo Diffuser Review

  • Like the Dew Drop Diffuser, the Bamboo Diffuser also takes tap water and is a little quieter than the Home Diffuser. The light on the Bamoboo Diffuser is much more subtle than the light on the Home or the Dew Drop Diffuser. Like the other two diffusers, the light on the Bamboo Diffuser can be left on or turned off. The Bamboo Diffuser can be set to run for 1 hour or 4 hours and is adequate for a medium size room. While the Bamboo Diffuser looks sleek, this is my least favorite diffuser (despite it being an upgrade). The Bamboo Diffuser is much more touchy than the Home or the Dew Drop Diffuser. For example, if not set on a completely level surface, the Bamboo Diffuser will not run or will shut off prematurely. Additionally, there also tends to be quite a bit of water left in the bottom of the Bamboo Diffuser after it is finished running (which always makes me feel like I’m wasting my oils – and I just hate wasting my oils). The Bamboo Diffuser is certainly effective , it’s just not my fav – I give this diffuser a B!

Aria Diffuser Review:

Young Living Aria Diffuser Review

  • As stated above, I do not own the Aria Diffuser. However, everything that I have heard about it has been extremely positive. My guess is that the Aria Diffuser deserves an A+ rating!

The Young Living diffuser that I suggest you purchase:

  • If you are just getting started on your essential oil journey, I would suggest that you select either the Home or the Dew Drop Diffuser with your Premium Starter Kit. Both of these are solid diffusers that won’t increase the base price of the Premium Starter Kit! If you have the money, then you might want to splurge for the Aria Diffuser. :)

Ready to purchase your Premium Starter Kit with 11 oils and a diffuser (plus, freebies from me)? Click HERE!

How to diffuse essential oils:

To learn how to use an essential oil diffuser, watch my video below. Diffusers are so easy to use! You’ll never use another toxic air freshener again! :)

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Why Young Living Essential Oils: A Company and Product Overview

Hi there! My name is Sarah Biskobing, and I am an Independent Distributor of Young Living Essential Oils. As you scroll through these graphics, you will learn about Young Living (our history, our values, and our company), as well as discover what essential oils are, how to use them, and which oils you may want to start with. You can also learn by visiting the “Oils 101” tab of my blog. :)

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No matter what your reason for joining Young Living, you can find greater wellness, purpose, and abundance. Young Living’s mission encompasses all of these aspects and signifies exactly what we are about. Young Living inspires wellness, purpose, and abundance by distilling nature’s greatest gifts into pure essential oils. With a commitment to plant purity and essential oil potency, Young Living continues to grow, inspiring millions of people to transform their lives. The principles behind our mission statement have always been the top priority for Young Living Founder, D. Gary Young. Gary won’t rest until his unique message and essential oils have been taken to every home in the world!

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Imagine a life of optimal wellness, with clear purpose that adds meaning and abundance and allows you to support your family and give back to your community. Come find wellness, purpose, abundance, and the freedom to live the life you choose with Young Living!

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D. Gary Young is Young Living’s Founder (Gary’s wife, Nancy Young, is Young Living’s newly appointed CEO). He grew up with humble beginnings in the rural town of Challis, Idaho, where he developed a profound appreciation for the power of nature. Having dedicated decades to traveling the world and researching the remarkable wellness benefits of these precious oils, Gary is one of the world’s foremost authorities on essential oils. Because of his experiences, Gary has never let up on his lifelong mission to share the highest quality essential oils in the world.

Gary Young’s personal experiences have made him who he is today, expanded his empathetic nature, and left him with a true commitment to helping those in need. After helping himself recover from adversity, Gary knew he could help others as well. That has been his life’s mission ever since: sharing his knowledge of and experience with essential oils and healthy living!

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Young Living has grown from a tiny business into the world leader in essential oils. From Gary’s first introduction to essential oils in 1985, we have now expanded around the world, with farms, markets, shipping facilities, members, and offices across the globe. Here you will see a few examples of important points in Young Living’s history. Slide06[1]

I love this picture because it depicts Young Living’s global impact! Gary Young is passionate about our farms and is instrumental in overseeing our many global farms, where he directs the growth, harvest, and distillation processes of our high-quality essential oils. It is amazing to see that even with so much growth around the world, Young Living remains dedicated to their powerful mission that was mentioned earlier.

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First and foremost, Young Living is a wellness company. We are committed to helping you live your healthiest life! True wellness starts from within, and Young Living offers an extensive array of essential oils and nutrition products to support wellness. In order to help you live a toxin-free lifestyle, Young Living offers personal care and household products to ensure that you and your family can benefit from naturally derived products for every part of your day. Click HERE to check out the USA 2015 Young Living Product Guide.

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With Young Living, you can support your own health and well-being. I became empowered in December 2013! Are you ready to be empowered? You can do so as a product user and/or as a Young Living Independent Distributor. :)

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By living the Young Living lifestyle, every aspect of your daily life can be enhanced and benefit from essential oils and essential oil-infused products. Click HERE to check out the USA 2015 Young Living Product Guide.

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Essential oils are the aromatic liquids found within shrubs, flowers, trees, roots, bushes, resins, and seeds. Some people like to call essential oils “nature’s living energy” because they contain unique constituents that provide a host of benefits. Most essential oils are extracted from plant sources using steam distillation and are highly concentrated, making them far more potent than dried botanicals. Essential oils are volatile, which means that the scent of the oil rises quickly into the air. They are also versatile, with a wide variety of uses. Some people use essential oils to enliven an environment, support different body systems, or just for their great scents. However you choose to use essential oils, chances are someone else has tried that same use in the past. If you still don’t know where to start, rest assured that each essential oil is labeled with primary usage instructions. An essential oil reference guide will also guide you in the right direction.

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Essential oils are nothing new! They have been used throughout history in many cultures for their health-supporting benefits. The Egyptians, Greeks, Romans, Europeans, and Chinese have used them for centuries for health, beauty, fragrance, and spiritual practices. There are also many references to essential oils in historical texts, which signifies their importance in history.

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There are three ways to use essential oils. You can use some oils aromatically, some topically, and some can even be taken internally.

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One of my favorite ways to use essential oils is aromatically. Many of us have had a time where a smell triggers a memory—freshly baked bread, pine needles, or spring flowers can easily take you back to positive times in your life. Essential oils are the same! To use them aromatically:

  • Place 1-2 drops in the palm of your hand, rub your hands together, cup your hands over your nose and mouth, and inhale deeply.
  • Diffusion is another great way to use essential oils aromatically. By creating a fine aromatic mist, diffusers allow you to create a spa-like atmosphere and enjoy the benefits of essential oils in any environment. Young Living offers a wide variety of diffusers, and when you enroll as a Wholesale Member, you will receive a diffuser in your Premium Starter Kit.

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Essential oils can also be applied to the skin. This is known as topical application. Topical application is a great way to support your skin because essential oils are easy to use and provide quick benefits. Essential oils can be applied to the area of the body you want to support (never in the eyes or ears). They can also be applied to the bottom of the feet, the wrists, behind the ears, and on the back of the neck.

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Some people choose to use essential oils internally by adding them to water or liquid, placing them in a capsule, or taking one of Young Living’s oil-infused products. Peppermint, for example, can help promote healthy bowel function and support overall digestion when taken internally.

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Of all the companies out there, why would you choose Young Living above all the others? Well, Young Living is the world leader in essential oils! We believe that your family deserves to harvest the benefits of nature’s solutions every day, without compromise. Our commitment to purity and stewardship is embodied in a unique, proprietary process we call Seed to Seal. No other company can match what Young Living does to ensure the purity and potency of the highest quality essential oils on the market.

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Young Living’s commitment to quality starts with seeds. The seeds we use are selected for their ability to become botanicals with high levels of bioactive compounds. We then grow the seeds using cultivation practices that are dedicated to responsible and sustainable growing and harvesting methods. Next, we distill using a gentle, proprietary technique for steam extracting essential oils and preserving their precious constituents. To guarantee consistent, verifiable quality, our oils are tested in Young Living’s own internal labs, as well as in third-party facilities. Finally, each essential oil is carefully bottled and labeled using state-of-the-art equipment.

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To ensure that Young Living is able to control every step of the Seed to Seal process, we own a number of farms and partner or co-op with many others around the world. Gary Young personally travels the globe to scout farms that offer ideal conditions for growing premium botanicals. This personal, direct involvement in the growing process is what allows us to ensure that each product delivers the purity and efficacy our members around the world expect.

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Seed to Seal is not only our process of operations, but it is also our promise to your family. Through each step of our production process on both our own and our partner farms, we use the most exacting standards possible to make our products, your life, and the earth better. Only one company can make the Seed to Seal promise. Only Young Living!

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So how can you get started? Well, one of the best ways is with the Premium Starter Kit. In this kit, you receive 11 bottles of our most popular essential oils, a diffuser, samples, info, and a 24% wholesale discount every time you sign in at www.youngliving.com to order (you are never required to sell or order regularly)! Let’s check out the 11 oils in the Premium Starter Kit!

*When you purchase your Premium Starter Kit from me, I will send you just over $20 worth of oiling gifts, as well as a free 14 day Members Only Essential Oil E-Course! Plus, you will get access to our group’s Oil Moxie resources for support! The Premium Starter Kit and the resources you will get from me is everything you need to immerse yourself in the Young Living lifestyle. If you’re already interested in ordering this kit, click HERE

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Young Living holds firm to their Seed to Seal purity promise. Therefore, if one of the above essential oils is out of stock (ex: due to unforeseen growing or harvest issues), Young Living will substitute a flex oil in its place – so not to delay your oiling experience! :) These flex oils will also provide you with versatility and a well-rounded essential oil experience. Let’s check out the flex oils!

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Wellness is multidimensional. As a result, Young Living also offers different product categories that can enhance any aspect of your life. Young Living is proud to have spent the last 20 years and counting developing a product line that cultivates wellness by purifying the home, nourishing the body, beautifying the skin and hair, and comforting the spirit – all while never compromising on our stringent Seed to Seal standards. Check out the USA 2015 Young Living Product Guide HERE.

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When you join Young Living, you join a supportive global community of individuals who are passionate about authentic solutions for themselves and their families. A Young Living Wholesale Membership can actually be much more than access to pure essential oils and essential oil-infused products at a 24% discount! It allows you to maintain your optimal health, as well as help others around you do the same. Knowing that your future and your family are well cared for is the final dimension of wellness. If you have always wanted greater financial independence and wanted to accomplish it doing something you can feel great about, sharing Young Living can help you find the missing piece in your wellness puzzle. It’s so simple! If you love Young Living, share it!

*As a Wholesale Member, you have the option to share Young Living with others (aka: selling). However, sharing is always OPTIONAL and is NEVER required! In fact, 92% of Wholesale Members NEVER sell the product. If you do decide to share your love of oils and oil-infused products with others, our Oil Moxie resources and community will help you! 

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Are you ready to become a Wholesale Member with the Premium Starter Kit? If so, click HERE. Some of the unique benefits of a Young Living Wholesale Membership include:

  • Wholesale Pricing: You will save 24% off the retail prices every time you sign in at www.youngliving.com and order product! You can also save even more money with exclusive specials and promotions every month.
  • Essential Rewards: As a member, you are eligible to enroll in the optional Essential Rewards program and earn as much as 20% back in points, which can be used like cash on some of your favorite products.
  • Generous Compensation: If you choose to share your love of oils with others (which is an option and never required), Young Living offers an industry-leading compensation plan with generous commissions and bonuses.
  • Exclusive Experiences: No other essential oil company will give you the opportunity to participate in unique events, such as the Global Leadership Cruise and our annual International Grand Convention, and to experience our Seed to Seal process firsthand at farm harvests and plantings.
  • Community: Enjoy a close-knit community of support. In addition to myself and our Oil Moxie community, the entire Young Living family is ready to assist and encourage you in your journey.
  • Education: Young Living provides ongoing educational opportunities through conventions, events, and newsletters to keep you informed and assist you in your wellness progress.

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When you join Young Living as a Wholesale Member, you are  eligible to enroll in the Essential Rewards program. Essential Rewards is an OPTIONAL monthly auto-ship program where you commit to ordering at least 50 PV (or about $50 before tax and shipping) each month. Essential Rewards is free to enroll in and you can opt in or out at any time. The Essential Rewards program offers some great benefits, including discounted shipping and up to 20% back in reward points, which can be redeemed like cash on future regular orders.

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Your life can change at Young Living, and you can be empowered through wellness, purpose, and abundance. My life has most definitely been enhanced through my experiences with Young Living! I am happy to answer any of your questions and help you get enrolled as a member and started on your Young Living journey! If you missed it, you can purchase your Premium Starter Kit and join as a no strings attached Wholesale Member by clicking HERE. Take care and happy oiling! ❤️

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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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A List of Young Living Essential Oils Classes Offered Throughout the United States

Young Living Essential Oils Class

When I began puchasing Young Living essential oils, I did so from a blog like mine. I never attended a Young Living essential oils class and I never met my “upline” before beginning my essential oils journey. Although I was comfortable with that (and most of my current members have also purchased Young Living essential oils from me this same way), I know there are still many people out there who want to meet someone in person and/or attend a live class first.

Young Living is offering several live essential oils classes throughout the United States! Click HERE to view the locations, dates, times, and curriculum for each class.

For those of you who want to attend a live essential oils class, I have such an amazing opportunity for you! Young Living is offering SEVERAL essential oils classes throughout the United States. The best part is that many of them that are being offered this spring are right here in my neck of the woods…in Wisconsin (although there are still many in other states)! I am so excited about this!! Some of these are introduction classes while others offer more in depth essential oils training. I will most certainly be attending some of the classes (because I love learning) so if you’ll be there, let me know! :)

You can attend these classes and still purchase essential oils from the Young Living distributor of your choosing!

You can attend these classes and still purchase essential oils from the Young Living distributor of your choosing. Therefore, feel free to attend one of these classes and come right back HERE to purchase your oils. When you purchase the Premium Starter Kit and use me as your referral source, I will send you a free 400+ page reference guide and 2 colorful roller bottles (the rollers are while my supplies last). Plus, all of my Wholesale Members gain exclusive access to our Oil Moxie website and Facebook community!

If you are allowed to purchase Young Living essential oils right at a class, feel free to do so by using my Enroller and Sponsor ID # 1583415 (that’s how you get the free gifts and access to Oil Moxie with your Premium Starter Kit purchase). I would love to have you join me on this journey!

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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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Is It Safe To Ingest Essential Oils?

Is It Safe To Ingest Essential Oils

I wanted to cover somewhat of a controversial topic in this blog post —> ingesting essential oils. Because you might be asking yourself, “Is it safe to ingest essential oils?” Young Living does list dietary supplement directions on several of its essential oils. However, avid oil users tend to be quite opinionated over the issue. And to put it lightly, people on both sides tend to get pretty wound up when discussing whether it is safe or not to take essential oils as a dietary supplement. I’m going to blog on about the topic, but please…no oiling arguments in the comments please – I much prefer a positive blogosphere. :)

There are 3 models when it comes to using essential oils:

Therapeutic use of essential oils follows three different models: the English, German, and French.

  • The English model heavily dilutes a small amount of essential oil in a large amount of a carrier oil for massage.
  • The German model focuses primarily on inhalation of essential oils.
  • The French model prescribes undiluted topical application of essential oil as well as ingestion of pure, therapeutic grade essential oils (usually under the guidance of a practitioner).

Young Living subscribes to all three models of essential oil use. As a result, some Young Living essential oils are labeled as a dietary supplement. Gary Young, the founder of Young Living essential oils, has worked alongside many aromatherapy experts across the world for the past 20+ years and feels confident in embracing the internal consumption of essential oils. Some oilers don’t agree with this. However, the internal consumption of essential oils is legal per the FDA (you can easily Google the GRAS list of essential oils per the FDA to see the official list).

Do you have to ingest Young Living essential oils?

When I want to use essential oils, I always look up the body system that I want to support in a reference guide. My reference guide lists various essential oils that may be helpful and how each of those oils can be used (topically, aromatically, and/or internally). The body can usually be supported through aromatic use or topical application of essential oils. On occasion, you will notice that an oil can be taken internally for support. However, the internal consumption recommendation is usually listed alongside another recommendation that suggests aromatic and/or topical application of essential oils. This means that if the thought of taking essential oils as a dietary supplement makes you a tad nervous, you certainly don’t have to ingest them…you can pick the other option/s listed. :)

Do I feel safe ingesting essential oils?

Yes! My husband and I definitely feel safe moderately ingesting our Young Living essential oils (when they are designated for this purpose as listed on their label). My hubby and I always felt that the benefits of ingesting essential oils far outweighed any potential risk to us. So far, so good! Neither of us have experienced any adverse effects from taking our oils as a dietary supplement. We have only seen great benefit!

How often do I ingest essential oils?

Most of the time, my hubby and I use our oils aromatically and topically. However, there are a few things that we prefer to address through moderate (0-3 total drops per day) internal consumption of our Young Living essential oils. We like to use a drop of Peppermint in our water for digestive support. We also like to take a drop of Thieves in a capsule for immune support. On occasion, I will add a drop of essential oil to water, tea, or a smoothie.

Should you ingest your Young Living essential oils?

Young Living is a leader in the aromatherapy world. Know that much research, experience, and knowledge has gone into the dietary supplement usage instructions listed on the back of each Young Living essential oil bottle. Additionally, Young Living’s Seed to Seal promise guarantees that you are provided with a chemical free, pure, therapeutic grade essential oil. However, also know that I am NOT here to tell you whether you should ingest your Young Living essential oils. I’m not an expert. I am simply an avid essential oil user who feels confident and safe using my essential oils and embracing Young Living’s oiling philosophy. I personally feel 100% a-ok ingesting my Young Living essential oils. However, I encourage you to do your own research and pick the option that best suites your needs and comfort level. There are many people who ingest their oils, but there are also many people who do not. If you decide it’s not for you, know that you can experience great benefit from aromatic and topical essential oil use! You can make it just fine in the oiling world without ingesting your oils. A Young Living essential oils distributor should NEVER twist your arm into ingesting oils. Ingesting essential oils is a personal choice and something you should feel comfortable with if you decide to do it.

Some helpful tips if you decide ingesting essential oils is for you:

  • Always check the back of your essential oil bottle to be sure that your essential oil can be taken as a dietary supplement.
  • Essential oils can be taken as a dietary supplement by putting them in a clear vegetable capsule with a carrier oil (and taking it just as you would any other pill), in a spoonful of honey or agave nectar, or by adding them to yogurt, juice, milk, tea, or water. I enjoy certain oils in tea and water, while others, like Oregano, taste terrible and I much prefer to take via capsule. When adding essential oils to a drink, it is recommended to use a glass cup (because essential oils will dissolve the petrochemicals found in less durable plastic). Consuming essential oils in a drink may irritate the lips and/or mucus membranes of some people (because essential oils are oil soluble, not water soluble) – just something to keep an eye on and be mindful of.
  • Discontinue ingestion of essential oils if you experience any unwanted side effects.
  • Expect to get the oil burps shortly after you ingest an essential oil lol! They are short lived and for me, a small price to pay. :)
  • Once you know that your essential oil can be taken internally, refer to the dietary dosage recommendations on the back of each essential oil bottle. Know that increasing the recommended dosage is at your own risk. You’ll see many graphics and blog posts listing recipes that exceed the recommended dosage. Please keep in mind that these are from people who have tailored their oiling regimen to fit what they feel meets their needs and are not always appropriate for the general public. These graphics and blog posts are for educational purposes (to spark further research on your part) and should never be a substitute for a research based reference guide or a consult with a professional.
  • The “Essential Oils Desk Reference” recommends that you consult a professional if you plan to consume essential oils on a regular basis (continuously, for more than a few days).
  • Because babies and young children are so small and essential oils are so potent, ingestion of essential oils is typically not recommended for them.
  • I feel confident when using my oils and I feel like I have made the right decision for MY  heath, but as stated, I am not an expert. Therefore, please consult a professional as needed or when in doubt over oiling safety and appropriateness. You are in charge of your own health and it is your job to assess the risks and benefits. Happy oiling!

For more essential oil safety and usage guidelines, please click here.

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Changes to the Young Living Everyday Oils Collection and Premium Starter Kit

Changes to the Young Living Premium Starter Kit

If you haven’t heard the latest Young Living essential oils news, here it is…

On November 17, the Young Living Everyday Oils Collection will be tweaked and updated (this change only affects the United States). Peace & Calming and Valor will be replaced with Melaleuca Alternifolia and Stress Away oil. This change will also affect the Premium Starter Kit (as the Premium Starter Kit contains the Everyday Oils Collection). Additionally, the Stress Away that currently comes in the Premium Starter Kit will be replaced with Citrus Fresh (since Stress Away will now be part of the Everyday Oils Collection). The cost of the Everyday Oils Collection and the Premium Starter Kit will remain the same. This change is still one heck of a way to start your essential oil journey. Stress Away is a natural replacement for Peace & Calming, as it has similar properties and benefits. Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree oil) is highly regarded for its wide range of daily uses and its benefits to the skin. This change should improve the general availability of Valor and Peace and Calming essential oil blend. We will now be allowed to purchase two 5-ml bottles each of Valor and Peace & Calming per account, per month. Wahoo!

*When this change launches on November 17, there will be some overlap in the supply of classic and new Everyday Oils Collection as well as the classic and New Premium Starter Kit. This means that you may receive one or the other until the classic collections have run out. As the item numbers will be the same, you will not be able to specify which collection you would prefer to receive.

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