Connecting to Emotions Through Writing and Essential Oils

Editor’s Note: This blog post and the five following are an overview of the workshop given by D. Gary Young at the 2012 Young Living International Grand Convention. Is writing old fashioned? No! I will teach you how to tap into your emotions so you can reprogram those things you …

9 life-changing benefits of Tangerine essential oil

Mmmmm, citrus essential oils—we know you’re swooning for them! Pop open a bottle and take in the sweet, nose-crinkling, mouthwatering, tangy scent. It’s no secret that Lemon, Lime, and Orange get the limelight in the citrus category. But here’s a secret you need to be in on—there’s a cutie in …

The Beauty of Sacred Mountain

EDITOR’S NOTE: Since Gary Young’s passing, we have been taking stock of the tremendous contributions he made to the world by revisiting his presentations, such as this fascinating blog post series on essential oils as ways for people to connect with nature and to use as natural remedies, originally published …

Make This Your Year of Transformation

EDITOR’S NOTE: Since Gary Young’s passing, we have been taking stock of the tremendous contributions he made to the world by revisiting his presentations, such as this fascinating blog post series on essential oils as natural remedies, originally published in 2012. This is the first of a two-part series. [By …

All About Cedarwood

Cedarwood essential oil holds a special place in our hearts—and among our favorite beauty and personal care products! Cedar oil is a wonderful complement to your hair and skin care regimen, and the Cedarwood scent is evocative of the strong, tall trees it comes from. In this infographic, we’re sharing …

Essentialzymes and Good Health

EDITOR’S NOTE: Since Gary Young’s passing, we have been taking stock of the tremendous contributions he made to the world by revisiting his presentations, such as this fascinating blog post series on enzymes and gut health, originally published in 2011. This is part three of a three-part series, the first …

10 things essential oil users do differently

You’re different, unique, and special as can be! Why? Because you do things differently. First, you see Mother Nature’s finest, aka essential oils, as the solution for living your best life. Second, you manage to excel at beauty, cleaning, parenting, and self-care—all while keeping your cool. And third, you have …

Had too much sun? Try 10 natural solutions to refresh your skin

Exploring luscious mountains, diving under clear blue waves, sipping ice-cold lemonade by the pool—so many reasons to love summer! But brighter days require more skin protection from UV rays. And when we underestimate the sun—it happens to the best of us—we need powerful products to tackle increased exposure. We’ve got …

What Exactly are Enzymes?

EDITOR’S NOTE: Since Gary Young’s passing, we have been taking stock of the tremendous contributions he made to the world by revisiting his presentations, such as this fascinating blog post series on enzymes and gut health, originally published in 2011. This is part two of a three-part series talking about …

20 essential oils practically made for summer

Summer is a prime season for self-care. Whether you’re soaking up vitamin D by the pool, savoring grilled goodies at the park, or centering yourself in the great outdoors, capture the benefits of sunny days with essential oils by your side. Check out our essential oil must-haves for summer and …

The Magic of Enzymes for Good Gut Health

EDITOR’S NOTE: Since Gary Young’s passing, we have been taking stock of the tremendous contributions he made to the world by revisiting his presentations, such as this fascinating blog post series on enzymes and gut health, originally published in 2011. This is part one of a three-part series to come. …

Essential Oils for Relieving Stress and Improving Sleep

Last week we talked about Joy and PanAway, two oil blends that are in Young Living’s Everyday Oils Collection, which used to be the Essential 7 Kit. This week we explore more of the oils in that collection with guest bloggers Doug Corrigan and Karen Boren, who explore the neutralizing, …

How to switch to a toxin-free household: 30 simple swaps

As you know, many commercial products are laden with toxins and nasty chemicals. Fortunately, you have safer alternatives when it comes to cleaners, personal care items, products for kids and pets, and even makeup. Wondering where to find items made from natural, plant-based ingredients? This list is a good place …

10 essential oil diffuser blends inspired by U.S. National Forests

Grab your sunscreen, insect repellent, and hiking shoes—we’re ready to hit the trails! If you don’t have a U.S. National Forest in your backyard and can’t soak in the dappled light on the forest floor in a moment’s notice, reach for your essential oils. With the right combinations, your diffuser …

4 questions about Manuka essential oil you need answered ASAP

Native to New Zealand and steam distilled from the manuka—or Leptospermum scoparium—tree, Manuka essential oil is a skin care pro. In fact, it’s right up there with Tea Tree oil when it comes to skin-loving superstars. But there’s more to those drops of Manuka than mad skin-cleansing skills. Bothersome blemishes? …