Back to School Made Easy

This week we hosted a Facebook class on naturally good ways to kick off the school year. We know everyone can't tune in on Facebook, so we thought we'd make the info available on our blog, too.

BIG NEWS: We'll now be sharing all of our class videos on our YouTube channel! Subscribe so you won't miss a single oily tip! 

Back to School Tips

Ningxia Red & Ningxia Nitro

Suzanne shares her Ningxia Red tips for busy school mornings. Spoiler: Chill packets for grab-and-go convenience! For an afternoon pick-me-up, keep NingXia Nitro close by! 

NingXia Red helps support:

  • Immune system
  • Cognitive function
  • Energy

MightyVites and MightyZymes

Lindsey shares why you should put a multivitamin and natural enzyme on your back to school list! Bonus: these kid-specific formulas taste great. 

Lemon and Peppermint Essential Oils

Lemon and Peppermint both help you and your family retain information and maintain focus. The perfect power couple for back to school! 

Thieves Hand Purifier and Thieves Spray

Powered by Thieves, Thieves Hand Purifier helps keep hands clean on the go! This hard-working essential keeps purifying and moisturizing long after you squeeze it on. We love Thieves Spray for nearly any hard surface. 

Jaynelle's Pro Tip: These make great gifts for teachers! 

Panaway and Copaiba Essential Oil

Janie shares about Panaway, a great uplifting blend for muscles after active days! Add Copaiba to enhance this supportive oil. 

Thieves and Raven Essential Oil Blends

Check out these two great oils from your starter kit with Cynthia! If you like to breathe, Raven provides great respiratory support:) Plus, Thieves Vitality supports your immune system. You can take it internally: try it in oatmeal, water or baking. 

Young Living Thieves Cough Drops and Acne Cream

We are over the moon about these over the counter Young Living products! Thieves Cough Drops are great for easy immune support. Middle school and high school moms: check out this acne cream! And even if you don't have acne, this one also works wonders for black heads and blemishes. 

MightyPro & Life 9

Support your gut health year round with MightyPro and Life 9. Check out Rachel's tips on how to add these supportive products to your nighttime routine. 

Are you ready for back to school? Do you have any natural tips to share? We'd love to hear from you! 

August Promo: Natural Boost for Free

The August promo is all about giving you a natural boost to keep hitting 2018 strong. From empowering Acceptance to motivating Aroma Siez, this month you can earn freebies to help you keep crushing your goals – just by ordering your Young Living favorites!

Pro Tip: Use the bamboo oil holder to keep your favorite oils within arms reach. 

  Wintergreen and Spearmint are both fresh ways to start your day on the right foot!

Wintergreen and Spearmint are both fresh ways to start your day on the right foot!

300PV

Retail Value: $184.69

  • 5-ml Acceptance
  • Bamboo Oil Bar
  • 15-ml Aroma Siez™
  • 15-ml Wintergreen

Bonus Essential Rewards Exclusive:

  • 5-ml Ravintsara
  • 5-ml Spearmint

250PV

Retail Value: $118.74

  • 15-ml Aroma Siez™
  • 15-ml Wintergreen

Bonus Essential Rewards Exclusive:

  • 5-ml Ravintsara
  • 5-ml Spearmint

190PV

Retail Value: $85.98

  • 15-ml Wintergreen

Bonus Essential Rewards Exclusive:

  • 5-ml Ravintsara
  • 5-ml Spearmint

100PV

Retail Value: $14.47

Bonus Essential Rewards Exclusive: 5-ml Spearmint

Shark Week + Essential Oils: Yes, Please!

At the close of Shark Week 2018, we thought that Suzanne Rodolfich's Shark Week-themed posts were too good not to share on our blog! Enjoy:) 

Shark Skin? No, Thanks! Best Essential Oils for Skin Care 

 Essential Oils are a great, natural way to take care of your skin! 

Essential Oils are a great, natural way to take care of your skin! 

Did you know that shark skin actually looks and feels like little interlocking teeth? Um, no thank you!

Young Living offers SO many options for your skin! Here are a just a few top skin oils:

Top Essential Oils for Skin

  • Frankincense—helps create youthful appearance 
  • Tea Tree—cleanses skin
  • Geranium—helps provide healthy, clear, glowing skin
  • Cypress—smooths skin
  • Copiaba—reduces redness
  • Sandalwood—soothes, tightens, cleanses
  • Blue Tansy—soothes, reduces redness, provides antioxidant
  • Kunzea—provides antioxidant benefits (check out the pics of how the Kunzea plant affects a barbed wire fence)

DIY Skin Care Recipes

My Toner Recipe

  • Witch Hazel  
  • Equal parts Frankincense (glow), Lavender (soothe), Lemon, (brighten), Copiaba

My Skin Cream Recipe

I originally created this as a diaper cream, but now I use it for all sorts of skin issues.

  • Coconut oil
  • Shea butter
  • Equal parts Frankincense, Tea Tree, and Lavender

My Facial Serum Recipe

  • 3 drops Frankincense
  • 2 drops Myrrh,
  • 1 drop Rose

Lots of options, right? I love that we can take care of our skin with non-toxic products that meet our skin’s unique needs!

Do you sleep like a shark? Best Oils for Sleep Support

 So many sleep support oils, which are your favorites? 

So many sleep support oils, which are your favorites? 

So apparently there’s lots of controversy about how and if and when sharks sleep:

  • They seem to be very active at night
  • Most species have to remain in motion, so for years scientists thought sharks didn’t sleep
  • However, now scientists think they enter periods of rest where they slow down, but their eyes are open, and it’s not a true deep sleep

Did I describe any of you with those facts? Maybe your kids?

I think many of us seek out essential oils because we need sleep support—that was my reason 5 years ago!

But just like there are lots of things we don’t know about sharks’ sleeping habits, there are so many variables with our own sleeping habits that finding an Essential Oils combo for sleep support can be trial and error.

Best Oils for Sleep Support

  • Lavender: Most people start with Lavender—this doesn’t work for me or Jonna 
  • Frankincense: this is a fav in our house and a Lavender + Frankincense combo can be powerful
  • Stress Away
  • Peace and Calming

If you really want to sleep like the dead, then consider these heavy hitters:

  • Valor
  • Valerian
  • Rutavala
  • DreamCatcher

And then there are a few that kids especially find calming:

  • Gentle Baby
  • Roman Chamomile 
  • SleepyIze

And finally, you may want to consider WHY you aren’t sleeping: Are you worried? Is your child needing a little extra security? Sometimes if we can support our emotions, we can sleep better.

Suzanne's Picks

So—what do WE use for sleep support in our house?

The Kids

  • Jonna (6)—Frankincense, Valor, or Palo Santo
  • Zanna (5)—Frankincense,  Valor, or Palo Santo
  • Mila (3)—Palo Santo and White Angelica
  • Vin (1)—Lavender or Peace and Calming

The Adults

  • Me—Valor or Rutavala (the kids would use the Rutavala, too, but that’s liquid gold and I’m a little stingy with it )
  • The hubs—whatever I’m diffusing 

And despite this lengthy post, there are still more options—I feel like I am leaving so many good ones out!

Maybe you can help me out—what are your family’s favorite oils for sleep support?

Skip the Blue Shark Blues: Essential Oils for Mood Support

 No need to feel like the Blue Shark! Try out these tried and true mood boosting oils. 

No need to feel like the Blue Shark! Try out these tried and true mood boosting oils. 

This is the blue shark—according to my friends Google and Wikipedia, they are sort of sluggish and lethargic in their movements. 

Top Oils for Mood Boosting


If you’re feeling the same way, maybe a little down, a little blue, here are some oily tips to try:

  • A drop of Frankincense Vitality daily under the tongue (this is a my go-to mood lifter)
  • Frankincense + Lemon in the diffuser
  •  A few drops of Joy in your hands and inhale
  • Ylang Ylang + Orange in the diffuser
  • Super B an energy and mood lifter all in one—do you know how much our body NEEDS B vitamins? They are vital! I made this a part of my daily routine after I had Vin.
  • NingXia Red—daily, daily, daily! In addition to about a hundred other things, it supports healthy energy levels and regulates blood sugar (anybody else get HANGRY?)

Raise your hand if you had fun with Essential Oil SHARK WEEK! Share any skin, sleep or mood support tips below. Bonus points for Shark-themed ideas:) 

Young Living 2018 Convention Recap: Meet the New Products

The theme of the Young Living 2018 Convention was FREEDOM. And our team left inspired. Inspired about life, growing Tree of Life together and – of course – trying all the new exciting products. And there were a lot! To help you keep track and start using them in your daily life, we’ve got a slide for each new oily goody. Enjoy!

2018 Young Living International Grand Convention Products

Essential Oils

Along with the Freedom special edition convention blend and Journey On Gary D Young commemorative blend, Young Living debuted Kunzea Essential Oil. Find out more about this woodsy multi-tasker.

Kunzea

  We can’t wait to try this diffuser-friendly oil   from the island of Tasmania in Australia! It can be used just like our other beautiful citrus oils.

We can’t wait to try this diffuser-friendly oil from the island of Tasmania in Australia! It can be used just like our other beautiful citrus oils.

Diffusers

We love the look of the Lantern Diffuser, and we think you will too!

Lantern Diffuser

 With so many settings, it is one of the most versatile diffusers yet.

With so many settings, it is one of the most versatile diffusers yet.

KidScents

We love new ways to support our kids’ immune system!

MightyPro Prebiotic + Probiotic Supplement

 A pre & postbiotic that kids love? Yes, please!  It’s formulated perfect for kids but still wonderful for adults!

A pre & postbiotic that kids love? Yes, please! It’s formulated perfect for kids but still wonderful for adults!

Einkorn Products

Enjoy fresh and delicious ways to enjoy healthy whole grains with your family!

Einkorn Berries

 Pro Tip: You can grind the Einkorn Berries to make flour!

Pro Tip: You can grind the Einkorn Berries to make flour!

Einkorn Flakes Cereal

 Start your morning with delicious and filling Einkorn Flakes cereal.

Start your morning with delicious and filling Einkorn Flakes cereal.

New in Beauty: Skin, Hair & Makeup (Oh, my!)  

Skin Care

Treat your skin to essential oil-infused goodness.

Orange Blossom Line

 These plant-based and natural products are ideal for oily and combination   skin.

These plant-based and natural products are ideal for oily and combination skin.

Orange Blossom Facial Wash

 The new formula is 100% plant based!

The new formula is 100% plant based!

Charcoal Bar Soap

 With an fresh Orange Blossom fragrance, this smoothing soap is ideal for all skin tones.  Use for whole body for a detoxifying experience.

With an fresh Orange Blossom fragrance, this smoothing soap is ideal for all skin tones. Use for whole body for a detoxifying experience.

Orange Blossom Moisturizer

 This non-greasy formula soothes skin, but moisturizes all day long.

This non-greasy formula soothes skin, but moisturizes all day long.

Mirah Luminous Cleansing Oil

 Cleanse your skin with essential oil-infused cleansing oil.  Wonderful for aging or damaged skin!

Cleanse your skin with essential oil-infused cleansing oil. Wonderful for aging or damaged skin!

Acne Treatment

 This maximum strength formula helps prevent new blemishes. The salicylic acid is derived from wintergreen, win win!

This maximum strength formula helps prevent new blemishes. The salicylic acid is derived from wintergreen, win win!

Mineral Sunscreen

 80 minutes of   water and sweat proof sun protection for the whole family.  that’s good for your skin. Recommend by the Skin Cancer Institution for daily use!

80 minutes of water and sweat proof sun protection for the whole family.  that’s good for your skin. Recommend by the Skin Cancer Institution for daily use!

Hair Care

Natural solutions for to tame even unruly manes.

Mirah Lustrous Hair Oil

 Soothing oil minimizes frizz for lustrous locks. Use overnight for a deep conditioning!

Soothing oil minimizes frizz for lustrous locks. Use overnight for a deep conditioning!

Makeup

Check out all the new hues and products from Savvy Minerals!

Mattifying & Hydrating Primers

 Lay the right foundation before your foundation with a Savvy Minerals Primer.

Lay the right foundation before your foundation with a Savvy Minerals Primer.

Eyeshadows

 Find your favorite new show-stopping stunner!

Find your favorite new show-stopping stunner!

Lipsticks

 We’re head-over-heels for these new kissable colors.

We’re head-over-heels for these new kissable colors.

Kabuki Brush

 Reach for this brush when you want medium coverage.

Reach for this brush when you want medium coverage.

Veil

 Prolong foundation with a shimmer or matte finish.

Prolong foundation with a shimmer or matte finish.

Mascara

 This natural mascara nourishes your lashes and last all day long!

This natural mascara nourishes your lashes and last all day long!

Multitasker

 Q: Is this an eyeliner, eyeshadow or brow filler?  A: All of the above (and more!)

Q: Is this an eyeliner, eyeshadow or brow filler?

A: All of the above (and more!)

Which product are you most excited to try? Let us know in the comments!

Have any questions about the new products? Or interested in a local class? Email us today at Treeoflifeyl@gmail.com.


 

July Promo: Live Free & Fearless

The July promo is inspired by the convention last month and its theme – Freedom. Be free and fearless with products that will help bring motivation and empowerment. Like Valor®, a popular blend helps you start your day with confidence, or Aroma Life,™ a blend with an energizing boost. And you can earn these exciting products for free with your qualifying purchase.

  Summer-time tip: Geranium + Lavender + Aloe Vera = Great after-sun moisturizer.

Summer-time tip: Geranium + Lavender + Aloe Vera = Great after-sun moisturizer.

300PV

Retail Value: $207.23

  • 15-ml Aroma Life™
  • 15-ml Geranium
  • 5-ml Valor®

Bonus Essential Rewards Exclusive:

  • LavaDerm™ Cooling Mist
  • 5-ml Lavender Vitality™

250PV

Retail Value: $142.43

  • 15-ml Geranium
  • 5-ml Valor®

Bonus Essential Rewards Exclusive:

  • LavaDerm™ Cooling Mist
  • 5-ml Lavender Vitality™

190PV

Retail Value: $86.51

5-ml Valor®

Bonus Essential Rewards Exclusive:

  • LavaDerm™ Cooling Mist
  • 5-ml Lavender Vitality™

100PV

Retail Value: $15.79

Bonus Essential Rewards Exclusive: 5-ml Lavender Vitality™

Oils for the Win: Lemon

Sometimes there’s a practical, everyday oily victory that’s just too good not to share. And today that winning oil is Lemon. Lemon is a must-have for its fresh scent, citrus flavor and (drumroll…) natural cleaning power. Plus, at $10.50, it’s a budget-friendly oil to have in your everyday arsenal.

We’ve talked about this oil a lot. It’s in the Premium Starter Kit. Plus, you can use it to boost sparkle in your dishwasher, get sticky stuff off of most anything and you can add it to Thieves Household Cleaner to create a streak-free glass cleaner.

Today, we’ve got an awesome before and after that gives you yet another reason to reach for Lemon: minimizing wood scratches.

  How-To:  Just add 4-5 drops of Lemon Oil and spread over scratches with the help of a bit of olive oil. Stand back and viola!

How-To: Just add 4-5 drops of Lemon Oil and spread over scratches with the help of a bit of olive oil. Stand back and viola!

Note: Essential oils aren’t slippery when used alone, but with the addition of olive oil the area will be damp for an hour or so.

Has anyone tried this? Please share your before and after tips and tricks!

June Promo: Your Summer Adventure Starts Here

The June promo from Young Living is all about oils that are great on the go. So to help as you pack for your next vacation, we’re going to share a quick, trip-ready tip for each oil you can earn this month.

And quick, before we list, let us hear a woo hoo for a 400PV level this month! You can earn rare (and super soothing) Roman Chamomile just by ordering your favorite oils.

Your (Oily) Packing List

  • Roman Chamomile: Try diffusing this sweet aroma as part of your home-away-from-home bedtime routine.  
  • M-Grain™: This oil has a cooling touch, apply to keep your cool on long travel days.  
  • Lemongrass: This fresh oil + a carrier oil = a great foot massage combo after a day of exploring.
  • Lavender: Soothe sun-bathed skin with this gentle oil.
  • Citronella: Use this oil to eliminate odors wherever you stay.  
  • Cypress: Share this welcoming, grounding aroma by diffusing for your travel companions.
  • Orange Vitality™: Don’t forget your glass water bottle or your Orange Vitality™! Use this oil to add some zest to your hydration goals.
 One more tip: Orange Vitality is also a way to brighten on-to-go snacks! Try on fruit or yogurt for instant YUM. 

One more tip: Orange Vitality is also a way to brighten on-to-go snacks! Try on fruit or yogurt for instant YUM. 

400 PV

  • 5-ml Roman Chamomile
  • 15-ml M-Grain™
  • 15-ml Lemongrass
  • 15-ml Lavender
  • 15-ml Citronella
  • 15-ml Cypress

Bonus Essential Rewards Exclusive: 5-ml Orange Vitality™

300PV

  • 15-ml M-Grain™
  • 15-ml Lemongrass
  • 15-ml Lavender
  • 15-ml Citronella
  • 15-ml Cypress

Bonus Essential Rewards Exclusive: 5-ml Orange Vitality™

190PV

  • 15-ml Citronella
  • 15-ml Cypress

Bonus Essential Rewards Exclusive: 5-ml Orange Vitality™

100PV

Bonus Essential Rewards Exclusive: 5-ml Orange Vitality™

May Promo: Start Summer with Savings

The end of school is just around the corner! Time to build your oil collection with just-right additions for this busy time of year. Here’s the skinny on these sunny summer faves:

  • Clarity: The name says it all, this blend is designed to invite direction and insight.
  • Thieves: This blend is a year-round must-have for its fresh scent and immune system support.
  • Juniper: A grounding oil with a slightly sweet, woodsy smell.
  • Eucalyptus Radiata: An outdoor favorite for its crisp aroma.
  • Peace & Calming: A somewhat rare blend beloved for its calming effect on even the youngest oil users.
 Lime Vitality is a great way to add a bit of zest to your day – and your salsa or guacamole.

Lime Vitality is a great way to add a bit of zest to your day – and your salsa or guacamole.

Pro tip: This month you can earn up to 6 oils just by ordering your favorite Young Living oils and products. Make sure you’re enrolled in Essential Rewards so you can reap the full benefit of this great promo.

300 PV

Retail Value: $224.33

  • 15-ml Clarity
  • 15-ml Thieves
  • 15-ml Juniper
  • 15-ml Eucalyptus Radiata

Bonus Essential Rewards exclusives:

  • 5-ml Peace & Calming
  • 5-ml Lime Vitality  

250 PV

Retail Value $123.68

  • 15-ml Juniper
  • 15-ml Eucalyptus Radiata

Bonus Essential Rewards exclusives:

  • 5-ml Peace & Calming
  • 5-ml Lime Vitality   

190 PV

Retail Value $78.29

  • 15-ml Eucalyptus Radiata

Bonus Essential Rewards exclusives:

  • 5-ml Peace & Calming
  • 5-ml Lime Vitality     

100 PV

Retail Value  $7.57

Bonus Essential Rewards exclusive: 5-ml Lime Vitality  

Breathe Deep with Raven

Suzanne Rodolfich has taken over the blog this week. She loves to share about oils, and today, she's sharing about Raven: one of the newest additions to the Premium Starter Kit. 

I am so excited that Raven is now included in the Premium Starter Kit! What I love about Raven is that it includes one of my favorite single oils, Ravintsara, but it also has four other oils—lemon, peppermint, wintergreen, and eucalyptus radiata—that make it a very powerful blend.

 A year-round fave, Raven is especially helpful in winter and spring. Breathe easy with this addition to the Premium Starter Kit. 

A year-round fave, Raven is especially helpful in winter and spring. Breathe easy with this addition to the Premium Starter Kit. 

So, how do we use it?

  • This is a year round oil for us, but it is definitely in heavy rotation during the winter as part of our winter wellness routine and in the spring as we deal with all the pollen in the air.
  • We alternate it with RC—we’ll rub RC on our feet and Raven on our chest or vice versa.
  • It’s very soothing when rubbed on joints or achy muscles.
  • When mixed with solid coconut oil, it makes a fabulous chest rub.
  • And we love it in the diffuser at night with Lavender. The Raven helps us breathe deeply and the Lavender helps us rest well.

Citrus Fresh: The Name Says It All!

Have you heard about the all-new Premium Starter Kit? Not only do you now get the Desert Mist Diffuser and Thieves Household Cleaner sample, the updated collection includes two new oils: Citrus Fresh and Raven. Today, Jaynelle breaks down the first of the new additions, Citrus Fresh. Stay tuned next week as we take a deep dive into Raven. 

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Citrus Fresh: A Blend as Uplifting as it Sounds 

This sunny, fresh oil combines Orange, Tangerine, Grapefruit, Lemon, and Mandarin oils with a hint of Spearmint. Citrus Fresh™ Essential Oil is a custom Young Living blend that offers an uplifting, refreshing aroma that you can diffuse to transform home, work, and classroom spaces.

 Citrus Fresh is now featured in the Premium Starter Kit! What an uplifting addition:)

Citrus Fresh is now featured in the Premium Starter Kit! What an uplifting addition:)

Citrus Fresh Pro Tips

Citrus Fresh oil is a perfect for...

  • replacing chemical-based home fragrances—just combine a few drops with water in a spray bottle and spritz throughout rooms and closets and over linens. You’ll enjoy the uplifting citrusy scent every time you make the bed or open a closet door.
  • a DIY cologne or perfume. Dilute with coconut oil and use for spring and summer. Plus, using Citrus Fresh topically comes with the bonus benefit of the citrus oils working together to tone and smooth the appearance of skin. Translation: a little extra citrus boost to your day. 

When you hear Citrus Fresh think...

  • Mental Clarity
  • Energizing
  • Purifying

Check out the rest of the Premium Starter oils here! It's one of the best way to start using oils in  your everyday life. And, (yay!), you'll get a wholesale discount for future purchases. 

Deep Dive: Sulfurzyme Supplements

We thought we’d follow up our mini NingXia Red series with a deep dive into another antioxidant-rich supplement, Sulfurzyme. Jaynelle Leek-Binns recently broke down the whats and whys of this daily supplement for our team and the info was too good not to share! Enjoy:)

 Support everything from skin health to your immune system with this must-have daily supplement! 

Support everything from skin health to your immune system with this must-have daily supplement! 

Why Do We Need Dietary Sulfur?

Our bodies need a naturally occurring organic form of dietary sulfur (MSM) to maintain optimal health. Yep, sure does! Biologically, sulfur is one of the most important nutrients (4th most plentiful found in the body), and we need it to maintain youth, energy and much more.

As we get older, our cells become rigid, we get stiff joints and our energy starts to decline. Although sulfur is found naturally (in small amounts) in a lot of foods, it is destroyed in the cooking/heating process. If we are not getting enough sulfur in our foods, then it is time to supplement!

What is in Sulfurzyme Capsules?

MSM (methylsulfonylmrthane) aka sulfa

Supports the immune system, liver and proper circulation. It also helps to rid your body of free radicals. Think of MSM as like little ninjas cleaning up your body.

Need to Know: Sulfur… No, not the same as Sulfa pharmaceuticals. Sulfur, MSM or methylsulfonylmrthane is totally different. I am allergic to Sulfa drugs and have no problem with Sulfurzyme.

Wolfberries

The wolfberries (like we have in our Ningxia Red) also contains minerals and coenzymes that help our bodies metabolize the sulfur. This is important because you want your body to be able to absorb the MSM and put it to use.

Pro Tip: If you want to optimize the absorption of your sulfurzyme, take it with Ningxia Red. You can even add it to your NR, throw a splash of lime (or lime vitality) in it and it will be a really yummy treat!

Main Uses for Sulfurzyme

This daily supplement…

  • Helps maintain the structure of proteins in the body (great for sensitive skin)
  • Supports the immune, liver, circulatory and gastrointestinal systems
  • Protects cells and cell membranes (keeps you youthful!)
  • Supports healthy skin (clear skin and wrinkles) and hair (thicker and fuller)
  • Activates/maintains enzymes in the body
  • Naturally increases energy

Hope you enjoyed learning about Sulfurzyme! How many of you are ready to add it to your daily routine now?! Please send any questions our way!


 

April Promo: Refresh with Freebies

Reinvigorate your routine from with fresh ideas for self care, cooking and more with the April promo. Qualify to earn digestion-supporting Allerzyme supplements, perfect as you try new seasonal recipes. Try a drop of Tea Tree essential oil along with your favorite face cleanser for a clean scent. Find grounding with sweet and spicy Fennel, and add a delicious herbaceous flavor to dishes with Basil Vitality. All for free.

Want to know how? Find out below.

 Did you know? Dryer balls can speed drying times! Add a drop of your favorite essential oils for an extra fresh touch. We love Purification, Citrus Fresh or Lavender.

Did you know? Dryer balls can speed drying times! Add a drop of your favorite essential oils for an extra fresh touch. We love Purification, Citrus Fresh or Lavender.

300 PV

Retail Value: $138.82

  • Allerzyme™
  • Dryer Balls
  • 15-ml Tea Tree

Bonus Essential Rewards exclusives:

  • 15-ml Fennel
  • 5-ml Basil Vitality   

250 PV

Retail Value $91.78

  • Dryer Balls
  • 15-ml Tea Tree

Bonus Essential Rewards exclusives:

  • 15-ml Fenne
  • 5-ml Basil Vitality   

190 PV

Retail Value $73.03

  • 15-ml Tea Tree

Bonus Essential Rewards exclusives:

  • 15-ml Fenne
  • 5-ml Basil Vitality  

100 PV

Retail Value  $14.47

Bonus Essential Rewards exclusive: 5-ml Basil Vitality  

NingXia Red Review Week 2: Enjoy Your Ningxia (with 4 Awesome Recipes!)

Today, we are continuing our month long NingXia Red Review with four different tried-and-true recipes from our team. We’ll have your NR cravings covered all day with breakfast smoothies, after-school snacks and treat-yourself cocktails.

But first, a quick recap. Last month, the Tree of Life leaders put a challenge out to the team: Take a shot of Ningxia Red for 28 days. Why would anyone do that? Well, NingXia Red helps support overall health and energy levels. And drinking consistently helps boost those benefits even more. 

Just take a look at what you’d have to eat to reap all the antioxidant-rich benefits of NingXia.

 Fast Fact: Antioxidants help slow oxidation damage throughout the body. This can help the body function normally and support your immune system.

Fast Fact: Antioxidants help slow oxidation damage throughout the body. This can help the body function normally and support your immune system.

If you want some of that antioxidant goodness in your life, here are some fun ways our team shared to incorporate this delicious supplement in their daily life.

Four Fun & Delicious NingXia Red Recipes

Delicious Breakfast Smoothie

Start your day the delicious and nutritious way with a shot of NingXia Red in your smoothie.

 Thanks to Alishia Alibhai for sharing her yummy morning ritual.

Thanks to Alishia Alibhai for sharing her yummy morning ritual.

Ingredients:

  • 1 banana
  • 1 avocado
  • 2 oz YL NingXia Red juice
  • 1/4 tsp matcha powder (optional - I put it in for its health benefits)
  • Few frozen blueberries (use fresh if you have! I will also use strawberries or raspberries))
  • Little bit of frozen spinach or frozen kale (can use fresh)
  • 2 scoops YL balance complete (11g fibre!)
  • 1 tsp chia seeds (optional - again, I include for health benefits)

How-To:

Blend together and enjoy! ️

Pro Tip: Add frozen items to give a nice icy coldness to the smoothie! You could also add a couple of ice cubes if you're using all fresh items!

Refreshing Apple Cider Vinegar + NingXia Drink

Boost the benefit of Apple Cider Vinegar with NingXia Red and Vitality oils. Drink this quick and easy mix first thing in the morning for another way to start your day off well.

 Thanks to Lindsey Barger for sharing her delicious discovery: ACV + NR = Amazing

Thanks to Lindsey Barger for sharing her delicious discovery: ACV + NR = Amazing

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup NingXia Red
  • 1 TB Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 2-4 Drops favorite Vitality oil (like Grapefruit, yum!)
  • 1-1 ½ cup soda water

How-To

Combine all ingredients and enjoy!

Pro-Tip: Remember to shake NingXia Red and Apple Cider Vinegar before adding to your mixture.

Kid-Friendly NingXia Red Gummies

Not only will kids love the taste of these gummies, they’ll also love helping you make these cute, antioxidant-filled snacks. Perfect for a mid-morning nibble or after-school treat.

 Jordan Lee shared her process for perfect NR gummies.

Jordan Lee shared her process for perfect NR gummies.

Ingredients

  • 3 oz of NingXia Red
  • 2 TB of Raw Honey
  • 2.5 TB of Gelatin
  • 3 Drops Lemon Vitality
  • 2 Drops of Thieves Vitality

How-To:

  1. Heat NingXia and honey in a saucepan, not to a boil
  2. Pull off the heat and slowly sprinkle in the Gelatin, whisk until mixed well
  3. Add essential oils and whisk for 30 seconds
  4. Pour into small jello molds
  5. Refrigerate for 1 hour

Post-Late Night NingXia Red Cocktails

After a busy Friday and long week, start your Saturday with a NR Lime cocktail!

 Thanks to Rachel Zachary for this refreshing suggestion.

Thanks to Rachel Zachary for this refreshing suggestion.

Ingredients

  • Sparkling Water to taste
  • 3 oz NR
  • A squirt of lime juice
  • 1-2 drops Lime Vitality oil

How-To

Combine all ingredients and enjoy!

Are you interested in learning more? Contact us! We can answer any Ningxia question and even help you join start your own Ningxia Red challenge. Bottom’s up!

NingXia Red Review Week 1: Know Your Ningxia

Last month, the Tree of Life leaders put a challenge out to the team: Take a daily shot of NingXia Red for 28 days. Why would anyone do that? Well, NingXia Red helps support overall health and energy levels. And drinking consistently helps boost those benefits even more.  

So we thought we'd review what we all learned from the challenge and spread the word on the awesome-ness that is NingXia Red on the blog, too.

For week one, we’ll start simple. Introduce three NingXia products: NingXia Red, NingXia Zyng and NingXia Nitro.

Know Your NingXia: Meet NingXia Red, NingXia Zyng and NingXia Nitro

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NingXia Red

Serving Recommendation: Take a 2-oz shot up to twice daily

NingXia Red (or NR) packs an antioxidant punch with a Wolfberry superfruit puree, while pure essential oils add healthy flavor and benefit. The result is a delicious drink that supports overall wellness.

Top (of the morning) Tip: Add your morning shot of NR to your smoothie for a great start to the day.

NingXia Zyng

Serving Recommendation: Drink 1 can anytime you need a little pick-me-up

Swap the sugary drinks in your life for refreshing NingXia Zyng. This sparkling drink combines the same wolfberry superfruit puree as NR, plus pear and blackberry juices, and a hint of Lime and Black Pepper essential oils. It also delivers 35 mg of naturally occuring caffeine for the promised ‘Zyng.’

Fun Fact: One can only contains 35 calories. Translation: Guilt-free treat!

NingXia Nitro

Serving Recommendation: Drink directly from tube or add to your NR shot or 4-oz water.

NingXia Nitro also delivers a much-needed pick-me-up without the caffeine buzz. This supplement supports alertness and cognitive and physical fitness with essential oils, botanical extracts, D-Robse, Korean ginseng and green tea extract.

Winning Combination: Add Nitro to your Zyng to support energy and cognition

Are you interested in learning more? Contact us! We can answer any NingXia question and even help you join start your own NingXia Red challenge. Bottom’s up!

March Promo: Fresh and Free!

We can’t stop smiling about the March promo because...

  1. Citrus oils (like Citrus Fresh and Lemon Vitality) help boost our mood.
  2. A sparkling house cleaned with natural products (particularly Thieves favs like the dish soap and Home Cleaner) help boost our mood.
  3. Free citrus oils AND natural cleaners REALLY boost our mood.

You guessed it: This happy combo of free zesty citrus oils and natural cleaners are what the Spring Cleaning-themed March promo is all about. Earn these freebies just in time to refresh your house and welcome spring.

 Refresh your faith with Hope Essential Oil blend. Its aroma helps you reconnect with strength and stability. 

Refresh your faith with Hope Essential Oil blend. Its aroma helps you reconnect with strength and stability. 

Check out the details below. And if you want to learn more about Essential Rewards and how to earn special bonuses each month, find all you need to know here.

300 PV

Retail Value: $154.27

  • 5-ml Hope
  • Thieves Household Cleaner with 16-oz. Spray Bottle
  • Thieves Dish Soap

Bonus Essential Rewards exclusives:

  • 15-ml Citrus Fresh
  • 5-ml Lemon Vitality  

250 PV

Retail Value $76.97

  • Thieves Household Cleaner with 16-oz. Spray Bottle
  • Thieves Dish Soap

Bonus Essential Rewards exclusives:

  • 15-ml Citrus Fresh
  • 5-ml Lemon Vitality  

190 PV

Retail Value $47.36

  • Thieves Dish Soap

Bonus Essential Rewards exclusives:

  • 15-ml Citrus Fresh
  • 5-ml Lemon Vitality  

100 PV

Retail Value $8.22

Bonus Essential Rewards exclusive: 5-ml Lemon Vitality  

 

February Promo: Fall in Love with These Freebies

It’s easy to fall head-over-heels with February’s promo. This month you can earn oils and products dedicated to everything from self love to oils too good not to share with a special someone.

 Learn how to earn these oh-so-lovable products with your monthly purchase! 

Learn how to earn these oh-so-lovable products with your monthly purchase! 

Under the self-love category, we have ...

  • SclarEssence Vitality: This blend is designed for women’s support. Make it part of a soothing routine coupled with Dragon Time Tea or take as a supplement as part of a healthy lifestyle.
  • Lavender Calming Bath Bombs: Fun and fizzy, these new bath time favs are powered by Lavender and Peace & Calming for a relaxing, treat-yourself experience.
  • Patchouli Essential Oil: And for the free spirit, this unique oil is perfect for calming during meditation or yoga practice. Bonus: apply topically to improve the appearance of skin.

Under the love to share category, you can earn …

  • Sensation: Love is in the air with this sweet blend. A combination of pure Ylang Ylang, Coriander, and other essential oils, it encourages feelings of love and affection when diffused.
  • V-6™ Vegetable Oil Complex: Another way to share the love, it can be used to create custom massage oils.

Another thing to love? Earning these to-die-for products free with your monthly Essential Rewards purchase. Learn all you need to know about Essential Rewards here. Find out how to earn these lovely oils below.

300 PV

Retail Value: $173.69

  • 5-ml Sensation
  • 15-ml Patchouli
  • V-6 Vegetable Oil Complex

Bonus Essential Rewards exclusives:

  • Lavender Calming Bath Bombs
  • 5-ml SclarEssence Vitality  

250 PV

Retail Value $128.62

  • 15-ml Patchouli
  • V-6 Vegetable Oil Complex

Bonus Essential Rewards exclusives:

  • Lavender Calming Bath Bombs
  • 5-ml SclarEssence Vitality   

190 PV

Retail Value $82.90

  • V-6 Vegetable Oil Complex

Bonus Essential Rewards exclusives:

  • Lavender Calming Bath Bombs
  • 5-ml SclarEssence Vitality  

100 PV

Retail Value $19.74

Bonus Essential Rewards exclusive: 5-ml SclarEssence Vitality  

 

January Promo: Fresh Start (for Free!)

Keep your resolutions the Young Living way with oils that help support digestion, your workout routine and healthy habits like drinking more water. The best part: you can also keep your spend-less-money goals by earning these January favorites for free. Find out how to earn Copaiba, PanAway, Super Cal Plus, Deep Relief and Spearmint Vitality with your qualifying purchase. 

 Pro Tip: Drink more water by adding a drop of sweet and fresh Spearmint Vitality to your water. 

Pro Tip: Drink more water by adding a drop of sweet and fresh Spearmint Vitality to your water. 

300 PV

Retail Value: $170.39

  • 15-ml Copaiba

  • 15-ml PanAway

  • Super Cal Plus

Bonus Essential Rewards exclusive:

  • Deep Relief
  • 5-ml Spearmint Vitality 

250 PV

Retail Value $113.81

  • 15-ml PanAway

  • Super Cal Plus

Bonus Essential Rewards exclusive:

  • Deep Relief
  • 5-ml Spearmint Vitality 

190 PV

Retail Value $67.43

  • Super Cal Plus

Bonus Essential Rewards exclusive:

  • Deep Relief
  • 5-ml Spearmint Vitality 

100 PV

Retail Value $14.14

Bonus Essential Rewards exclusive: 5-ml Spearmint Vitality

Christmas Season the Young Living Way

Alexis Peters has been learning about and using essential oils for about three years. When she’s not editing and writing for Tree of Life, she’s chasing one (or both) of her preschool sons.

At first glance, Christmas fueled by Young Living isn’t that different. There’re lights, trees, yummy food and presents. But as I slowly add more and more essential oils and Young Living products into my family’s traditions, I’m realizing that these little bottles make a big impact.

Since the season is all about sharing, here are a few small ways to take your time-honored traditions up a notch with a drop or two of your favorite essential oils.

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1. Diffuse Christmas Spirit

This scent is nothing short of Christmas in scent form. Orange, cinnamon bark and black spruce team up to bring mood-boosting joy to any moment – from a holiday bash to a quiet morning at home. And, as we’ve shared before, you can (and should) diffuse this beauty year round! There’s no season that you couldn’t use a nice mood and immunity boost.

2. Party Perfection with Christmas Spirit

Make a pre-party air-freshener by combining 30 drops of oil and 2 cups water in a glass spray bottle. Shake and spray around your house as you party prep.

3. Clean with Thieves

Whether you’re hosting Christmas or cleaning before a big trip, Thieves Household cleaner is the answer for a holiday-worthy home. I love it especially at this time of year: Thieves’ spicy hints of nutmeg and cinnamon bark fit right in with the rest of the festivities.

4. Hustle-and-Bustle with Thieves 

Help keep your family’s immunity strong with Thieves Hand Purifier. These small but might bottles are powered by Thieves and peppermint to cleanse and purify your hands, even on-the-go.

5. Warm Up with Vitality Oils

The growing number of Vitality oils means you have a growing number of ways to ingest your favorite oils. Sure you can add some Citrus Fresh to your first glass of water each day, but when you really want to warm up, add a drop of Nutmeg Vitality to your hot tea, Thieves Vitality to your coffee or Peppermint Vitality to your hot cocoa for a special treat.

6. Festive Cooking with Vitality Oils 

You can cook with vitality oils, too! Try subbing a drop of Vitality oil for any herb or spice in your favorite holiday recipes.

Any essential oil-powered traditions to share? Tell us in the comments!

December Promo: Extra Holiday Goodies

Happy December! Are you done with shopping? Somewhere in the middle? Or (like … some of us …) yet to begin? No matter where you are on your list, you can shop and save with the goodie-filled December promo.

We especially love that you can earn Sacred Frankincense for free with your qualifying purchase.This spiritual oil is the perfect companion to meditation, a must-have in this season of go-go-go. Also up for grabs: spicy Nutmeg Vitality, immune-supporting probiotic Life 9, invigorating Northern Lights Black Spruce and zesty lemon.

Read on to find out how to earn your promo and essential rewards bonus.

 Support your mood and your immune system with the December promo! 

Support your mood and your immune system with the December promo! 

300 PV

Retail Value: $219.08

  • 15-ml Sacred Frankincense

  • Life 9

  • 5-ml Northern Lights Black Spruce

Bonus Essential Rewards exclusive:

    • 15-ml Lemon

    • 5-ml Nutmeg Vitality

250 PV

Retail Value $100.99

  • Life 9

  • 5-ml Northern Lights Black Spruce

Bonus Essential Rewards exclusive:

    • 15-ml Lemon

    • 5-ml Nutmeg Vitality

190 PV

Retail Value $63.16

  • 5-ml Northern Lights Black Spruce

Bonus Essential Rewards exclusive:

    • 15-ml Lemon

    • 5-ml Nutmeg Vitality

100 PV

Retail Value $17.11

Bonus Essential Rewards exclusive: 5-ml Nutmeg Vitality