Alright folks…here ya go – 10 must have essential oil accessories! I’m NOT talking major moolah either people…these products are all pretty reasonable!
1. Essential oil reference guide
WHY – A reference guide will tell you which essential oil to use and how to use it. A reference guide will take a beginner essential oil user and make you feel like a confident essential oil user. No oiler should be without a reference guide!
WHERE – I have two websites that I like to purchase essential oil reference guides from. You can check them out here.
2. Essential oil diffuser
WHY – A diffuser lets you experience the powerful aromatic benefits of essential oils. The Young Living Home Diffuser combines a humidifier, air purifier, atomizer, and aromatherapy diffuser into one product that safely releases essential oils into the air. I absolutely LOVE diffusing my essential oils (and this one comes with a year warranty)!
WHERE – The Home Diffuser comes as part of the Young Living Premium Starter Kit (which you can purchase through my blog). Once you are a member of Young Living, you can purchase additional diffusers if you so choose. Off brand diffusers are available elsewhere online, however, I prefer the powerful mist that the Young Living Home Diffuser puts out.
3. Carrier oil (olive oil, coconut oil, or Young Living’s V-6 oil)
WHY – Some essential oils are quite strong and need to be diluted with a carrier oil oil before applying them to the skin. Young Living’s V-6 oil is my favorite carrier oil because it nourishes the skin, has a long shelf life, doesn’t clog pores, and it doesn’t stain my clothes. V-6 also comes in a pump bottle, which makes it easy and convenient to use. You can also use coconut oil or olive oil as carrier oils.
WHERE – You can buy V-6 from Young Living as a Retail Customer or a Wholesale Member. I purchase my coconut oil from My Natural Market (because I want the good stuff – raw, organic, cold pressed) and my olive oil is from my local grocery store.
4. Essential oil carrying case
WHY – When you start using essential oils, you will experience their versatility and you’ll definitely want to carry at least few of them with you at all times. So, it only makes sense that you will need a little travel pouch for your essential oils!
5. Epsom salt
WHY – Adding a few drops of essential oil to a bath or foot soak is a great way to experience their therapeutic benefits. A small amount of Epsom salt to your bath or foot soak will help disperse the essential oil in the water. Adding a bit of Epsom salt to a homemade essential oil room spray will also help emulsify the oil. Plus, Epsom salt offers its own set of versatile health promoting benefits.
WHERE – Epsom salt is a pretty inexpensive product and is usually available at your local drug store.
6. Essential oil roll-on bottles
WHY – You can use a roll-on bottle to dilute or blend your essential oils ahead of time. Having oils already diluted or blended can save a lot of time and allow for quick, effective, and easy oil application…especially when you are on-the-go.
WHERE – You can get your own roller bottles from Abundant Health.
7. Essential oil spray bottles
WHY – You can use your essential oils to make your own perfume or room spray. Be sure to use a glass spray bottle (as therapeutic essential oils will eventually begin to dissolve a plastic spray bottle).
WHERE – You can purchase glass spray bottles from Abundant Health.
8. Essential oil dropper bottles
WHY – Dropper bottles allow you to be precise when diluting or making your own essential oil blends.
WHERE – Dropper bottles are available from Abundant Health.
9. Stainless steal drinking straws
WHY – Many Young Living essential oils can be taken internally. I love adding a drop or two of essential oil (Lemon, Lime, Orange, Tangerine, Grapefruit and Citrus Fresh are some of my fav) to my water. If this interests you, you’ll definitely want a stainless steel straw (as therapeutic essential oils will slowly break down a plastic one).
WHERE – Stainless steal drinking straws are available from Abundant Health.
10. Glass water bottle
WHY – Refresh and hydrate on-the-go by adding a drop or two of Young Living essential oil to your water bottle. As stated above (in # 9), essential oils will slowly dissolve plastic. Therefore, you’ll want a glass water bottle versus a plastic one.
WHERE – Abundant Health sells a great glass water bottle.
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