September Promo: Support Your Health with (free) Fall Favs!

Support your family’s wellness with September’s promo. With the start of the school year and approach of fall, these freebies couldn't come at a better time! We love how Young Living takes a holistic approach to wellness this month: From encouraging regular fitness (hello, Blue Azul) and reinforcing your immune system (thanks Oregano, Thieves and Inner Defense) to supporting better sleep (ahhhhh, Peace & Calming). Find out how to earn these goodies with the purchase of your Essential Oils favs!

Pro Tip: Enroll in Essential Rewards to be eligible for more rewards. More info? Here you go.

September's promo is all about wellness. It's packed full of oils and supplements that support fitness, your immune system and sleep! 

September's promo is all about wellness. It's packed full of oils and supplements that support fitness, your immune system and sleep! 

300 PV

Retail Value: $213.82

  • 15-ml Cool Azul™ 
  • Inner Defense™ 
  • Peace & Calming® 

Bonus Essential Rewards exclusive: 

  • 5-ml Thieves® Vitality™
  • 5-ml Oregano Vitality™

250 PV

Retail Value: $115.46

  • Inner Defense™ 
  • Peace & Calming® 

Bonus Essential Rewards exclusive: 

  • 5-ml Thieves® Vitality™
  • 5-ml Oregano Vitality™

190 PV

Retail Value $80.26

  • Peace & Calming® 

Bonus Essential Rewards exclusive: 

  • 5-ml Thieves® Vitality™
  • 5-ml Oregano Vitality™

100 PV

Retail Value: $15.46

Bonus Essential Rewards exclusive: 5-ml Oregano Vitality™

What are your fav fall essential oils

DIY Essential Oils for Back to School

We’ve reached our final course...errr post...in this series: Back to School DIY. As you’re settling into your new routine, you may just be inspired to do some DIY projects, and we are here to help with some of our fav recipes. Much like our diffuser post, these recipes will take you from Good morning to Goodnight.

So, class, are you ready? Let’s get started!

Smooth(ie) Sailing: Rise N Shine Smoothie

Make mornings easy with this quick and tasty breakfast treat. 

Make mornings easy with this quick and tasty breakfast treat. 

Need Breakfast at the push of button? Enter the Rise n Shine Smoothie. We award this one bonus points for being delicious and nutritious. Switch up ingredients to customize to your family’s tastes. Vitality oils, milks and fruits can all be swapped for your favs.

Everyday Wellness: Germy Hand Kid Soap

Feeling DIY-inspired? Try this wellness-boosting, Thieves-powered foaming hand soap. 

Feeling DIY-inspired? Try this wellness-boosting, Thieves-powered foaming hand soap. 

While we love Thieves Foaming Hand Soap, this recipe is a great DIY alternative if you’re feeling creative. Either way, you’ll be supporting your family’s wellness with the power of Thieves.

After School Anti-Smell: Stinky Kid Spray

Keep this spray with you anywhere stink can happen: aka EVERYWHERE.

Keep this spray with you anywhere stink can happen: aka EVERYWHERE.

Purification (obvious alert) purifies the air. That means that it can even refresh things like middle school boy bedroom, volleyball bag or mysterious minivan odors. Don’t leave home without it.

After School Snack: Dreamsicle Fruit Dip

Ease into homework time with a yummy snack: Dreamsicle Dip + Fruit. 

Ease into homework time with a yummy snack: Dreamsicle Dip + Fruit. 

Treat your students to a sweet treat after school that’s not packed with sugar or strange ingredients. Fruit + this yummy Dreamsicle dip will please even picky eaters. Want to make it even healthier? Replace the cream cheese with Greek yogurt and the powder sugar with agave, honey or stevia.

Night Night: Sweet Dreams Cream

Relax...Sweet Dreams Cream to the bedtime rescue! 

Relax...Sweet Dreams Cream to the bedtime rescue! 

We will share anything that helps kids have a good night sleep. Just apply this cream after evening bath to help your kids relax. It’s an easy way to use oils with your family and with Lavender and Peace & Calming II, it’s bound to invite (you guessed it) Sweet Dreams fast.

Class Dismissed 

Thanks for attending our Back to School crash course! Do you have any Essential Oil DIY inspiration to share? We’d love to hear from you!

Stay tuned, we'll share September Promo details soon!

Essentials Oils for Back to School: Smells like School Spirit

Today we’re continuing our back to school series. Behind? Here’s your review cheat sheet:

Ok, now class is back in session. And we’ll continue our back-to-school series with a pop quiz. (Nope, we’re not messing around;) Quick: what’s one of the easiest, most efficient ways to use your oils?

Tick, Tick, Tick...Time’s up!

If you said “diffusing” gold star for you! Just remember: Effective + Easy + Cost Efficient = Diffusing.

Even if the smell is not as strong as commercial candles or waxes, you and your family are getting wonderful benefits. That’s because your diffuser breaks down each oil into micro particles that stay in the air for hours. That’s getting your money’s worth – and with minimal effort!

Here are our top oils to diffuse throughout a busy school day. Enjoy (and pay attention, there could be another quiz next week)!

Diffuser Oils for the School Year

We believe diffusing oils is one of the best ways to brighten your family's day! 

We believe diffusing oils is one of the best ways to brighten your family's day! 

Essential Oils for Your Morning Routine

Wake up and smell the oils! Try these two refreshing blends to begin each day with a bang.

Joy Essential Oil Blend

Joy was one of the first oils we ever shared on the blog. That’s because this blend has been bringing us Joy for a long time. Diffuse to deflect early-morning grumpies and promote emotional balance.

Motivation Essential Oil Blend

Start the day (or study session) off with the power of Motivation. It helps support emotional balance and ward off fear and procrastination.

Mood Support

Beat first day (and beyond) jitters with these mood-boosting oils. Enjoying aromatic benefits on-the-go is easy, you can:

  • Apply a few drops to your hands, rub them together and inhale deeply
  • Wear an oil as a perfume or cologne
  • Wear a diffuser necklace or bracelet

Stress Away Essential Oil Blend

Stress Away is a wonderful everyday perfume. It offers much-needed emotional support with a zesty, lime-infused scent.

Tip: To use as a perfume, apply oil with a roller ball to your neck, wrists and inside your elbows.  

Valor Essential Oil Blend

There’s really no way to talk about this blend without reviewing a vocab word first.

Valor(n): strength of mind or spirit that enables a person to encounter what is laid before them; personal bravery.

Now you know why we love this oil?! Apply it to the back of the neck, temples and/or inside the wrists. It can be a great companion for all those moments of uncertainty.

Cedarwood Essential Oil

Cedarwood supports emotional balance and promotes a calm mind. It’s perfect for the school year: it helps maintain concentration and tackle the unknown.

Homework Time Oils

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Give your students a natural boost with these oils. They help support your brain’s ability to focus.

Peppermint + Lemon

Peppermint can energize and focus your attention. Diffusing peppermint with lemon oil is one of our favorite study tips. Plus, these oils come with the Premium Starter Kit, so newbies, this is great recipe to start with!

Brain Power Essential Oil Blend

This oil is very high in sesquiterpenes (yes, that is another vocab word, look it up!). Sesquiterpenes play a role in dissolving petrochemicals (these are bad things, look it up!) and therefore increase normal receptivity in the brain and increase the amount of oxygen received. More oxygen to the brain = a happy, more functional, less foggy study session!

Bedtime Oils

Smell that? It’s time for bed! Create a peaceful routine to end the day with these relaxing oils.

Lavender

This is a VERY popular oil for aiding relaxation. We love to diffuse it and apply it to the bottom of our feet before bed. You can even put a couple drops on your pillow for continued benefits.

Tranquil Roll On

Put yourself and your kids in a tranquil state with this easy to use roll on. Apply to the bottom of the feet, back of the neck and/or temples. ZZzzzz

Peace & Calming Essential Oil Blend

Bid farewell to stress and welcome relaxation with Peace & Calming II. This oil is gentle enough to diffuse through the night, even for little ones.

Any Questions?

Let us know if you need more back to school diffuser tips! Leave us a comment and we’ll help as soon as we can!

Essential Oils for Back to School: First Day Freebies!

Last week we shared all about the school-themed August Promo. This week (and for the rest of the month) we are offering a crash course on back-to-school essential oils. Today’s Subject: First Day Freebies. Yes, we thought that was an A+ subject, too;) So eyes front, pencils at the ready, time to study up on our favorite goodies from the promo.  

Back to School Essential Oils

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Lemon Vitality

You can reach for this small and zesty bottle all day. It earns top marks for a fresh scent and invigorating flavor.

  • Diffuse first thing for a mood-boosting scent.
  • Diffuse after school to support concentration during homework time.
  • Add a drop or two to an after-school fruit dip or smoothie.

Clarity

Another homework hero, Clarity is formulated to give you sense of clear thinking and alertness. Call on this energizing blend whenever you or your resident students need to focus.

  • Diffuse Clarity when starting a challenging project or studying for a big test.
  • Apply Clarity on the temples and the back of the neck before school or study to help support memory retention and mental alertness.

KidScents

We are beyond thrilled that you can earn 5 KidScents blends with this month’s purchase! These pre-diluted oils are ready to use on your kiddos, straight from the bottle. They pass the Mom-Approved Test with a 100% in convenience.

Owie

Our first choice for first aid, Owie™ is an easy way to topically improve the appearance of your child͛s skin.

  • Keep on hand for those trips to the park.
  • Add to your first aid kit.

TummyGize

TummyGize™ is a relaxing, quieting blend that can be applied to little tummies.

  • Use after meals to support normal digestion.
  • Apply daily to promote healthy intestinal function and gastrointestinal system comfort.
  • Take on long car rides.

GeneYus

GeneYus™ is an excellent blend to diffuse for young minds that are focusing and concentrating on projects.

  • Diffuse while learning a new skill to help avoid frustrations.
  • Apply before sending kiddos off to school

SniffleEase

SniffleEase™ is a rejuvenating and refreshing blend formulated to help kids when the sniffles strike.

  • Apply to the chest and bottom of the feet to support the respiratory system.
  • Apply under nose to promote clear breathing.

SleepyIze

End the first day with a smooth bedtime routine.

  • Diffuse SleepyIze™ at bedtime for a peaceful aromatic environment.
  • Apply on the bottom of the feet to support restful sleep.

Raise your hand if you’re excited for school now! If you want to earn these First Day Freebies, check out our Promo Post for details. See you next week!

August Promo: Oily Back to School Shopping (Made Easy!)

Freshly sharpened pencils, crisp colorful folders and (last but not least) a new set of 5 KidScents Essential Oils make us think: school is about to begin. Enter the school year with oils that can help your kids focus when it’s time to focus, like Clarity and Envision, and celebrate when the work is done, hellloooo Citrus Fresh. Plus, keep after-school snacks healthy with a drop or two of Lemon Vitality.

Find out how to earn 5 KidScent Essential Oils and more this month as you stock up on your Young Living faves (anyone else loving Savvy Minerals?).

Oily mamas: we love how this promo makes checking off our favorite back-to-school oils easy! 

Oily mamas: we love how this promo makes checking off our favorite back-to-school oils easy! 

300 PV

Retail Value: $266.46

  • 5-ml KidScents Essential Oils: GeneYus, TummyGize, Sleepyize, Owie, and SniffleEase
  • 15-ml Clarity
  • 15-ml Citrus Fresh

Bonus Essential Rewards exclusive:

  • 5-ml Envision
  • 5-ml Lemon Vitality™

 250 PV

Retail Value $106.25

  • 15-ml Clarity
  • 15-ml Citrus Fresh

 Bonus Essential Rewards exclusive:

  • 5-ml Envision
  • 5-ml Lemon Vitality™

190 PV

Retail Value $52.96

15-ml Citrus Fresh

Bonus Essential Rewards exclusive:

  • 5-ml Envision
  • 5-ml Lemon Vitality™

100 PV

Retail Value $8.22

Bonus Essential Rewards exclusive: 5-ml Lemon Vitality™

What’s your favorite back-to-school oil?

Oils for Your Summer Vacation

Thanks to our writer of the week, Jane! Learn more about her team here: www.cleanlivingtheoilyway.com

Whenever I travel anywhere I make sure that I bring very specific oils depending on what time of year it is and where I am going. Honestly, I don’t know if I could even possibly travel without my oils! They make all the difference! Here are some of my favorite picks for summer travels.  

From NingXia Red on the beach to Aramaease in the mountains, we'll tell you which oils to never forget on your summer vacation packing list. 

From NingXia Red on the beach to Aramaease in the mountains, we'll tell you which oils to never forget on your summer vacation packing list. 

My Oily Summer Packing List

Stress Away: Calms (Even on an Adventure)

Stress Away is number one! I have a fear of cliffs and most summers we travel from the flat lands of Florida to the Rocky Mountains in Wyoming and Idaho. When my husband drives over that mountain pass, it is no easy feat for me! In fact, the only way I can make it, is to sit in the back seat with the bottle of Stress Away opened and yours truly inhaling it the entire time!

Aromaease: Supports Natural Travel Adjustment

Once we are in the mountains, I start to feel the effects of the altitude change. The aroma of Aromaease helps me tremendously along with Peppermint rubbed on my head and neck. Both those oils are supportive of the body’s natural ability to adjust to this change.  

Digize Vitality: Maintains Normal Digestion

Usually travel time means eating out often and eating foods that we don’t normally eat at home.  It’s important to maintain normal digestion while away. You can take your Digize Vitality oil right under your tongue or rub Digize directly on your stomach. Your body will thank you!

Thieves Vitality: Keeps Immune System Strong

Before I go away and while I am away I do everything to keep my immune system strong and above the wellness line. Between flying, time changes and new germs, it’s important to support your immune system. I take Thieves Vitality 2-3 times a day without fail!  

Lavender: Makes Any Bed Feel Like Home

Lavender…the swiss army knife of oils! Let’s just say that I never go anywhere without my Lavender and especially when traveling. I don’t know about you, but when I try to sleep away from home, it’s just not the same. My body used to struggle to fall asleep and to stay asleep. Now I just put a couple drops on my pillow at night and I am sleeping and resting just like at home.  

Deep Relief Roll-On: Eases Minor Muscle Aches

Deep Relief is another must-have when traveling. My muscles can get sore from sitting on a long flight or car ride. They can get strained when doing activities that I don’t normally do. This handy roll-on is perfect to stick in your purse and use it whenever you need to soothe any sore muscles!

My Supplement Travel Companions

Ningxia Red: Delivers Delicious On-the-Good Goodness

Ningxia Red packets are always in my suitcase! I take plenty of packets for the whole family so we can all maintain good health and a strong body while away. Ningxia Red is packed with so many nutrients that I don’t feel we can be without it while traveling. If you have kids, they will enjoy that you have a delicious drink to give them while on a long car ride or flight.

Ningxia Nitro: Boosts Energy

Nitros , nitros, nitros….ok, I am guilty of taking way too many Nitros while away! As it is, I take 2 Nitros a day. They give me the most amazing brain clarity and they provide my body with endless energy! Now unless I am going on a beach vacation where all I need to worry about is eating and sunbathing, I need to have my energy! Hiking, exploring, and outdoor adventures call for serious assistance from my Nitros.  

Thieves Hand Sanitizer & Spray: Keeps Things Clean (Naturally!)

Lastly I NEVER travel with my Thieves hand sanitizer and Thieves spray! What do I spray? Everything and anything! I spray things in the hotel room, I spray things on the plane, I spray things in restaurants, I spray my hands, I spritz over the bed sheets with my Thieves spray, I spray everything! Come to think of it, I could probably use it in place of a pepper spray while away. I would think spraying this in someone’s eyes would certainly slow them down! Seriously though, make sure you have your Thieves spray and your sanitizer with you whenever away from home!

What are YOUR Top Young Living Travel Items?

There you have it friends, my top Young Living travel items! Take some time to think about where you are going this summer and make a list of what  you will need to help make it a memorable experience.

Have oily travel questions? Leave them in the comments or contact us!

July Promo Focus: Essentialzymes-4 & RutaVala Roll-On

Every month we take a deep dive into goodies you can earn for free with your Young Living order. And this month we’re extra excited to share all about RutaVaLa Roll-On, a calming travel companion that’s been out of stock forever. Get to know this blend, plus Essentialzymes-4 – the enzyme complex you should add to the guest list of all your foodie adventures this summer.

Essentialzymes-4 and RutaVaLa roll-on are grab-and-go summer favs. Find out how (and why) to use them today! 

Essentialzymes-4 and RutaVaLa roll-on are grab-and-go summer favs. Find out how (and why) to use them today! 

Relax with RutaVaLa Roll-On

The best way to understand a blend: study the component oils. This roll-on gives us a hint with it’s name. RutaVaLa = Ruta + Valerian + Lavender. If that sounds like a relaxing and revitalizing combo, you’re right!

Components

  • Ruta: Relaxes and promotes energy.
  • Valerian: Calms mood and promote stress relief.
  • Lavender: Eases tension and supports calm.

Use it Today

Reach for this blend to support your nervous system and mood on-the-go. Think park play-dates, long flights or summer school soothing for your kiddos.

Roll-On Tip: 1” of roll-on is equivalent to about 1 drop oil

Eat Well with Essentialzymes-4

Essentialzymes-4 is an enzyme supplement that supports digestion of:

  • Dietary Fats
  • Proteins
  • Fiber
  • Carbohydrates

Or basically, the modern diet. Just like RutaVaLa, we’ll take a look at the ingredients that make this complex so effective.

Components

To achieve the best nutrient absorption, Essentialzymes-4 releases animal- and plant-based enzymes at different times. Let’s take a look at each capsule.

Yellow Capsule

Enzymes

  • Protease 3, 4.5 and 6: Supports digestion of protein.
  • Amylase: Supports digestion of starch, carbohydrates and sugars.
  • Cellulase: Assists digestion of plant material.
  • Lipase: Supports the digestion of fat.
  • Peptidase (form of protease): Helps to break down proteins into amino acids.
  • Phytase: Catalyzes phytic acid found in grains and oil seeds.
  • Bromelain: Supports digestion of carbohydrates, derived from pineapple stems.
  • Papain: Breaks down hard to digest proteins like beef and pork, sourced from papaya.  

Essential Oils

  • Fennel: Supports circulatory, glandular, respiratory, and digestive systems.
  • Tarragon: Supports healthy digestive system.
  • Rosemary: Supports a healthy lifestyle regimen and overall well-being.
  • Ginger: Soothes digestive discomfort.
  • Anise: Supports a healthy digestive system.

White Capsule

Ingredients

  • Bee Pollen Powder: Supports healthy immune system.
  • Lipase Enzyme: Supports the digestion of fats.
  • Pancreatin 10x Full Spectrum Enzyme: supports the digestion of proteins that contain proteases, amylases and lipases.

Essential Oils

  • Fennel: Supports feelings of well-being during the menstrual cycle.
  • Tarragon: Supports healthy digestive system.
  • Lemongrass: Supports overall well-being and may support the digestive system.
  • Ginger: Soothes digestive discomfort.
  • Anise: Supports a healthy digestive system.

Use it Today

Take one dual blister pack two times daily with largest meals (four capsules total).

Caution: Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, consult a health professional prior to use.

What Oils Are Always in Your Bag? 

We love Young Living favs like RutaVaLa and Essentialzymes-4 that are so easy to stick in your bag and head out the door. Do you have an oil you can’t leave home without?

Introducing Our Savvy Minerals Guide

It finally happened. Young Living has a makeup line. (!!) To help you get to know Savvy Minerals, we’ve created a one-stop guide. It includes a step-by-step for everything from picking your foundation shade to achieving the perfect contour. Plus, we breakdown our favorite features of every product, share quick how-tos and, of course, include a list of all the natural ingredients.

Check out our Savvy Minerals guide for everything you need to know about Young Livings new natural makeup line. 

Check out our Savvy Minerals guide for everything you need to know about Young Livings new natural makeup line. 

Check it out! But first, we couldn’t resist sharing what we love about Savvy Minerals by Young Living:

  • Great for sensitive skin
  • Flawless application
  • Easy to blend and build color
  • And most importantly, free from:
    • Talc
    • Bismuth
    • Parabens
    • Phthalates
    • Petrochemicals
    • Synthetic Fragrances
    • Synthetic Colorants
    • Alcohol

 Let us know if our guide helps or if there’s any product you’d like to learn more about. Seriously, send any questions our way. We think you’ll love Savvy Minerals as much as we do.

July Promo: Summer Savings

Is it really summer without fresh-squeezed lemonade? Nope. But we’ll take it one step further. It’s not summer without Lavender Lemonade (powered by Lavender Vitality, of course). As always, Young Living is channeling the current season with their freebies this month.

In addition to Lavender Vitality, you can earn Essentialzymes-4 to help you digest a few goodies at your next summer cookout, RutaVaLa Roll-On for soothing and relaxation on-the-go and Fennel for grounding. Thieves rounds out the promo with its spicy, clean scent that supports wellness for the whole family during this busy time.  

Check on the Summer Savings in the Young Living July Promo. Find out how to earn Lavender Vitality, Thieves, Fennel, RutaVaLa roll-on and Essentialzymes-4. 

Check on the Summer Savings in the Young Living July Promo. Find out how to earn Lavender Vitality, Thieves, Fennel, RutaVaLa roll-on and Essentialzymes-4. 

300 PV

Retail Value: $195.07

  • Essentialzymes-4
  • RutaVaLa Roll-On
  • 15-ml Fennel

Bonus Essential Rewards exclusive:

  • 15-ml Thieves
  • 5-ml Lavender Vitality™

250 PV

Retail Value $129.61

  • RutaVaLa Roll-On
  • 15-ml Fennel

Bonus Essential Rewards exclusive:

  • 15-ml Thieves
  • 5-ml Lavender Vitality™

190 PV

Retail Value $82.58

  • 15-ml Fennel

Bonus Essential Rewards exclusive:

  • 15-ml Thieves
  • 5-ml Lavender Vitality™

100 PV

Retail Value $15.46

Bonus Essential Rewards exclusive: 5-ml Lavender Vitality™  

What oils power your summer? Tell us your sunny faves in the comments! 

Top Essential Oils for Men

Men + Essential Oils. It’s not an oxymoron. And we’ve got a top oils for men list to prove it. Here are just a few of the Essential Oils, supplements and products that work especially well for you, burlier sex.  

Men: Shutran makes it easy to smell woodsy while being in the woods. (All without harsh chemicals). 

Men: Shutran makes it easy to smell woodsy while being in the woods. (All without harsh chemicals). 

Exercise Smarts:

The Warm Up: Nitro is an energizing supplement designed to boost your morning run or legs day at the gym. And it’s easy: the tubes are small enough to stash in a gym bag. Just add to 4 oz of cold water for the best workout, every time.

The Cool Down: OrthoSport is a must for a post run (or legs day) massage. Powered by Wintergreen, Peppermint, Thyme, and Oregano, this fast absorbing oil supports tired muscles. Add a drop or two of PanAway for extra tingle and benefit.

Beard Care & Grooming:

Shutran Essential Oil blend was designed with men in mind. If you like masculinity and confidence, you’ll like Shutran and the products that make personal grooming quick, easy and naturally good for you:

Grill Perfection:

Make it simple to master the grill with vitality oils like Lemon, Black Pepper & Lime. Add a few drops to meat or veggie marinades for knock-it-out-of-the-park flavor.

Outdoors Enjoyment

Whether you’re into camping in the backyard with the kids or mountain biking with the guys, you’ll want to repel any uninvited guests and protect your skin. We’ve got new convention products for that, too! Check out the new natural Insect Repellent and Mineral Sunscreen + After Sun Care.

Guys, any favorites we missed?

New (YAY!!) Young Living Products

Every year, the Young Living International Grand Convention is a little like Christmas. We are renewed by quality time with our team, and we eagerly await new product announcements. 

Let’s just say Santa was especially on point this year.

So much to be excited about! Natural makeup, gentle baby products and new OTC faves.

So much to be excited about! Natural makeup, gentle baby products and new OTC faves.

We are pumped. P-U-M-P-E-D about new convention products. We plan to share even more detail about new products in the next few weeks, but we wanted to introduce them asap. Some things are just too good to keep to ourselves.

Pro Tip: Most new products are available now and eligible for Essential Rewards order July 1.

New Product Lines

Two new product lines to LOVE.

Seedlings

Introducing Seedlings: Baby showers and restocking the nursery just got a lot easier!

Introducing Seedlings: Baby showers and restocking the nursery just got a lot easier!

Pure, plant-based and perfect for baby, the Seedlings line takes the harmful chemicals and guesswork out of infant care. New parents don’t need DIY projects (unless you’re up for super parent of the decade, then here you go), they need peace of mind. Plus, calming oil and linen spray? That’s something every care taker can get behind.  

Line currently includes:

  • Body Wash & Shampoo
  • Body Lotion
  • Baby Wipes
  • Diaper Rash Cream
  • Baby Oil
  • Linen Spray (Coming Soon)

Savvy Minerals

SaavyMinerals

Stay tuned for much more on this line coming soon! For now know that Young Living’s makeup, Savvy Minerals, is everything you’d expect from Young Living: pure, quality, natural, none of the cheap synthetic stuff.  

Make room in your makeup bag for your new favorite cosmetic line including:

  • Foundation
  • Eye Shadow
  • Bronzer
  • Blush
  • Lip Color (Gloss and Stick)
  • Misting Spray
  • Multitasker
  • Veil Powder

And, There’s More …

A few more convention highlights!

New Desert Mist Diffuser

The Desert Mist Diffuser uses ultrasonic frequency technology to release the goodness of your favorite aromatic essential oils. Some of our favorite features of this humidifier/atomizer/diffuser:

  • On-trend Moroccan styling
  • 11 light settings
  • Up to 10 hours of running time 

OTC Products

Communing with nature just got a natural boost from these OTC and EPA approved products.

  • Mineral Sunscreen Lotion: Protect your skin from UV rays naturally with this water and sweat resistant 10 SPF (stay in the sun 10x longer or about 90min of protection) sunscreen.
  • After Sun Spray: Moisturizes, soothes and cools skin. Reach for it with sunburns and minor burns, cuts and scraps.
  • Insect repellent: Say bye bye bugs, and hello to DEET-free, natural repellent.

Nutrition Products

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Young Living debuted 3 nutrition products that are all about helping you achieve better wellness.

  • Super Cal Plus: Support bone health and density with this vitamin-packed calcium supplement.
  • AminoWise: Give your muscles some love post-workout with this blend designed to build, repair and replenish.
  • AlkaLime Single-Serve Packs: Reach for these convenient packs for stomach relief on-the-go.

Planning to try any of these products? Let us know or ask questions in the comments!

Boost Your Summer Stamina: En-R-Gee & NingXia Nitro

Get a natural boost this summer with En-R-Gee and NingXia Nitro. Both of these Young Living faves will help you make the most of your time on vacation (or get you through an afternoon slump). And you can earn both for free this month. Find out how (woo hoo!).

Summer Forecast: Lots of Sun & Energy

Skip sugary drinks and caffeine jitters with En-R-Gee and NingXia Nitro.

Skip sugary drinks and caffeine jitters with En-R-Gee and NingXia Nitro.

Energize with En-R-Gee

Components

En-R-Gee helps naturally boost energy and mood with a blend of these awesome essential oils:

  • Rosemary: May help support mental fatigue.
  • Juniper: Cleanses and may help support circulation through the kidneys.
  • Lemongrass: May help lift mood.
  • Nutmeg: Helps support the adrenal glands for energy.
  • Balsam Fir: Creates a feeling of empowerment and helps support tired muscles and joints.
  • Clove: Helps overcome fatigue.
  • Black Pepper: May help stimulate the endocrine system and support energy.

Use it Today

Aromatically:

  • Diffuse to boost energy!
  • On-the-go Tip: Apply a few drops to a cotton ball and place it in the air vent of your car or on the heat registers in your hotel room. 

Topically:

  • Apply to wrists and behind ears.
  • In the morning, massage across the base of neck, on temples and feet.
  • Dilute with V-6 Oil for full-body massage.
  • Wear as a perfume or cologne.

Knock Out Fatigue with NingXia Nitro

Natural Caffeine + Antioxidants + Essential Oils = Your secret weapon for an active (and alert!) summer. Check out some key NingXia Nitro ingredients:  

Natural Energy:

Clear, alert energy without the buzz:

  • Green Tea Extract: Supports brain and muscle function, while boosting exercise stamina.
  • Chocolate Essential Oil: Increases energy and supports mood.  
  • Korean Ginseng: Supports muscles and stamina.  
  • Yerba Essential Oil: Supports mental focus.

Fast Fact: Special ingredient D Ribose blocks caffeine jitters and desensitization common with commercial energy drinks.

Antioxidants:

NingXia Nitro’s concentrate blend is bursting with energetic juices including:

  • Wolfberry Seed Oil: Supports cognitive clarity.
  • Cherry: Helps support body’s natural wake/sleep rhythm.
  • Black Currant: Helps energize muscles.
  • Kiwi & Acerola: Boosts exercise performance.

Essential Oils:

Pure Essential Oils for pure goodness:

  • Spearmint: Supports respiratory system.
  • Peppermint: Supports normal digestion.
  • Nutmeg: Energizes and uplifts.
  • Black Pepper: Soothes minor muscle discomfort.
  • Vanilla: Supports mood.

Use it Today

You’ve got options!

  1. Drink directly from the tube.

  2. Add to 1 oz of NingXia Red (chilled is best).

  3. Add to 4-6 oz of water for optimal absorption & effectiveness.

On-the-Go Tips: The small tubes are perfect for stashing in your weekender (or...huge travel case). Just reach for Nitro to stay alert for every sight on your adventure. 

Have any fun summer plans? Share in the comments!

June Promo: Travel Favorites for Free

Have a big trip coming up? Add these June freebies to your packing list. Spearmint Vitality is great for calming tummies, while NingXia Nitro and En-R-Gee are energizing must-haves for days with jam-packed agendas. For those moments you need to keep your cool on-the-go, make sure to keep Patchouli, AromaEase and Cypress close by. Find out how to earn these travel favorites this month! 

JunePromo

300 PV

Retail Value: $213.16

250 PV

Retail Value $129.60

190 PV

Retail Value $83.88

100 PV

Retail Value $14.14

Bonus Essential Rewards exclusive: 5-ml Spearmint Vitality™ 

Toddler Oils

Whenever anybody asks how I manage to keep healthy toddlers, my sanity, and a clean home; I always answer...lots of patience and my Young Living oils.  

Having two All-Boy littles, 3 and 1, it gets messy and tiring. Thankfully, I have a few YL oils that have become staples in our daily routine.

Our Daily Toddler Go-Tos

From that first Good Morning Mommy to Good Night kisses, oils are applied, diffused, or being asked for. Some mornings everybody gets a little Peace & Calming because someone is grouchy, but every night consists of Frankincense down the spine and Palo Santo on the bottom of feet. Diffusing on the daily is Purification, if we need a little immune boost Thieves gets alternated in.

KidScents: Mommy Survival in a Bottle

KidScents faves TummyGize, SniffleEase and Owie are my mommy survival secret weapons. Toddler Moms: Don't leave home without them! (Katelyn Terry,  mommy and Tree of Life team member). 

KidScents faves TummyGize, SniffleEase and Owie are my mommy survival secret weapons. Toddler Moms: Don't leave home without them! (Katelyn Terry,  mommy and Tree of Life team member). 

TummyGize, SniffleEase, and Owie are all that I need for anything that "hurts" and all the things that Mommy can fix. I love KidScents oils for my little guys because, convenience. They are gentle and already diluted, ready to use.

Plus, each KidScents oil contains Caprylic Capric Triglycerides. This skin-loving ingredient, a specific fraction of coconut/palm oil fatty acids, offers noticeable silkiness, exhibits excellent anti-oxidant properties and pampers sensitive skin.

A Closer Look

TummyGize™

TummyGize is a relaxing blend that supports the digestive system.

How-To: Apply directly to little tummies. 

Quick Tip: An on-the-go must-have, TummyGize is great for long car trips and after meals to support normal digestion, including promoting healthy intestinal function and gastrointestinal system comfort.

Ingredients:

  • Caprylic/capric glycerides
  • Mentha spicata (Spearmint) leaf extract
  • Mentha piperita (Peppermint) Oil
  • Citrusreticulata (Tangerine) peel Oil
  • Foeniculumvulgare (Fennel) Oil
  • Pimpinella anisum (Anise) seed oil
  • Zingiber officinale (Ginger) root oil
  • Elettaria cardamomum (Cardamom) seed oil

SniffleEase™

I reach for SniffleEase to support my kids’ respiratory system.

How-To: Apply to the chest and/or bottom of the feet.

Quick Tip: Use daily to maintain a healthy respiratory system.

Ingredients:

  • Caprylic/capric glycerides
  • Eucalyptus bicostata (Eucalyptus blue) oil
  • Bursera graveolens (Palo santo) wood oil
  • Lavandula angustifolia (Lavender) oil
  • Hyptis suaveolens (Dorado azul) seed oil
  • Cinnamomum camphora (Ravintsara) leaf oil
  • Myrtus communis (Myrtle) oil
  • Eucalyptus globulus leaf oil
  • Origanum majorana (Marjoram) leaf oil
  • Pinus sylvestris (Pine) leaf oil
  • Eucalyptus citriodora oil
  • Cupressus sempervirens (Cypress) leaf/nut/stem oil
  • Eucalyptus radiata leaf oil
  • Picea mariana (Black spruce) leaf oil
  • Mentha piperita† (Peppermint) oil

Owie

I use Owie™ to improve the appearance of my kids’ skin.

How-To: Apply topically right where they ask for it.

Quick Tip: It’s a great idea to add Owie to your on-the-go first aid kit for park outings and other adventures.

Ingredients

  • Caprylic/capric glycerides
  • Abiesbalsamea (Idaho balsam fir) needle oil
  • Melaleuca alternifoliav(Tea tree) leaf oil
  • Helichrysum italicum flower oil
  • Canarium luzonicum (Elemi) gum oil
  • Cistus ladaniferus (Cistus) oil
  • Chamaecyparis obtusa (Hinoki) oil
  • Eugenia caryophyllus (Clove) bud oil

Being a toddler mom is no joke, but I love how these oils make things a little bit easier!

Have any other oily toddler tips? Share in the comments!

May Promo MVPs: Ravintsara & Valor

Every month, we like to give extra insight on any unusual and exciting promo freebies, and today we’re doing just that with Ravintsara and Valor. If you’ve already earned them, (woo hoo!) we hope this quick look helps you enjoy your new oils, and, if you’re still planning your May purchase, here are a few reasons why you’ll love what you earn.

Ravintsara & Valor aren't just May Promo MVPs, they are daily MVPs. 

Ravintsara & Valor aren't just May Promo MVPs, they are daily MVPs. 

Ravintsara (earned at the 250 PV level)

Ravintsara is a little like Lavender. If you know and love the “Swiss Army knife” of essential oils, this is exciting news. This gentle oil has many applications.

A quick glance:

Source: Ravintsara is steam distilled from leaves and branches of Cinnamomum camphora in Madagascar.

Supports: As we alluded to, Ravinstara is an oily MVP. It helps support the respiratory system, immune system, skin, adrenal glands and helps provide spiritual grounding.

Use It:

  • Aromatically: Diffuse for 30 minutes at a time for up to three hours daily. Great for respiratory support and focus during meditation.  
  • Topically: Apply directly to area of concern, you can dilute with your favorite carrier oil.

Valor (earned at a new level, 340 PV!)

Valor is an all-time fave Young Living blend...and it was out of stock for over a year. So, we’re all pretty excited about the May promo over here.

A quick glance:

Components:

Let’s look at the oils that make Valor a Young Living bestseller.

  • Black Spruce offers emotional support.
  • Camphor (a member of the rosewood family) provides skin support and creates a feeling of peace.
  • Blue Tansy supports the liver and lymphatic system.
  • Frankincense may help promote a positive attitude.
  • Geranium comforts with its aroma and pampers skin.

Supports: With a name like Valor, it’s no wonder this blend is beloved for its empowering, confidence-supporting aroma. On the other hand, it’s also a calming blend, like another all-time fave, Peace & Calming. Beyond mood, Valor can also support the spine, muscles, bones, skin, and the nervous system.

Application:

  • Aromatically:
    • Diffuse in the morning to kickstart your day
    • Wear as a perfume for a midday pick-me-up
  •  Topically: Apply to bottom of feet (6 drops per foot)

What’s your favorite oil blend? Let us know in the comments!



 

Oils for Mom

I have two boys. 1 and 3. Whenever I tell someone my kids’ ages, they say “You’re busy!” Then I get the smile ... that smile somewhere between “you can do it!” and lots of empathy, especially from mamas who are no longer in the toddler trenches with me.

And they’re right. Having two kids two years apart is no joke. I mean, we laugh a lot. But each day carries it’s own challenges. And that’s why I’m thankful for the help I get from wonderful little Young Living bottles.

So today, as a mom, I’m sharing which oils are on my and my fellow Tree of Life mom bloggers most-used lists. Use it as an inspiration for how to use Essential Oils in your family or as a shopping list for a special mom in your life.  

Joy, Rose, DiGize, Thieves, just a few of faves for moms! The best of the best #BecauseYouDeserveIt. Happy Mother's Day! 

Joy, Rose, DiGize, Thieves, just a few of faves for moms! The best of the best #BecauseYouDeserveIt. Happy Mother's Day! 

Mood Support:

Full-time moms, working-moms, work-from-home moms: we all work a lot. And I hope I’m not the only one with a few racing thoughts now and then. (Have your recently cooked while your toddler gets out every pan you own and places them right where you need to stand? Bananas.) Anyway, mood support makes me think of a cheesy, but nonetheless true cliche: If mama ain’t happy, nobody's happy.

  • Joy: I rub a little Joy over anyone’s heart in my family when a grumpy mood hits. That includes me down to my one year old. Want to learn more about Joy? We’ve written about it a lot. I especially love this mom’s perspective from Michelle McKool.
  • Lavender: I love lavender for minor head tension. It’s also a great way to prepare for a sweet night’s sleep. As an oily MVP, it’s also great for DIY beauty creams and dryer balls for fresh laundry.
  • Progessence Plus Serum: Hormone support often goes hand-in-hand with mood support. I love mom and grandma’s Cynthia Lengefeld’s post on how Progessence Plus Serum changed her life.  

Home Cleaning:

It’s not glamorous (and hopefully you have plenty of helping hands), but home cleaning is often part of the mom job description. I’ve been working toward a Chemical-Free house cleaning routine, and of course, essential oils and essential oil-infused products have helped a ton on that journey.

  • Purification: Here’s a “Quick: guests are coming, let’s freshen up” tip. Just diffuse Purification. It (duh alert) purifies the air with a refreshing, welcoming scent.

  • Thieves Household Cleaner: Love this stuff! I use it everywhere. The bathroom, kitchen, floors. Plus, it’s a great value. I’ve been using it for nearly two years and I’m still on my first bottle!

  • Lemon: I add lemon and vinegar to my Thieves Cleaner all-purpose recipe for fresh, streak-free clean everywhere! Lemon is also a go-to any stubborn stickiness. As a bonus to teen moms: Lemon helps students concentrate while studying.

Wellness Faves:

As mamas, we also work hard to keep our kids (and husbands) healthy. In my family, this involves a lot of hand washing and a few of these bottles.

  • Thieves: While some mornings get away from me, I try to put a couple drops of Thieves blend on everyone’s feet before they head out the door. This includes me! When I slack, I can tell. It’s truly an essential part of my daily routine.
  • Peace & Calming or Peace & Calming II: My 3 year old loves (and requests) Peace & Calming before bed. A couple drops helps him settle down for a peaceful night’s sleep.
  • Digize: We also write about Digize a lot. It’s great for pregnant mamas and little ones.

Pro Tip: Low on energy? Suzanne Rodolfich gives a great energy boosting suggestion  in her Postpartum Oils post.

Beauty Faves:

And what mama-must have list is complete without a little treat yo’self section? Using Essential Oils for DIY beauty serums is actually a way I have bonded with my own mom over Essential Oils.

  • Ylang Ylang: We both have curly hair and have found adding a drop of Ylang Ylang to wet hair once or twice a week has really nourished our locks and encouraged our curls. Plus, it smells amazing.
  • Rose: This is the treat yourself of all treat yourself oils. A valuable and highly-prized oil, this floral delight can be applied topically for healthy, youthful looking skin.  
  • Myrrh: This oil is a great night time moisturizer. I was inspired to add it to my regular routine by Jaynelle, she included it to her top 5 oils!

Happy Mother’s Day from Tree of Life! Which oil would you share with a mom in your life?

May Promo: Celebrate Mom (and Awesome Freebies)

May's promo makes celebrating the special women in your life easy. Have a yoga-loving mother-in-law? She will love the grounding Ravintsara provides during her practice. Does your mom love to find new natural skincare solutions? Introduce her to ManukaThe "tea tree of New Zealand," this beautifying oil can reduce the appearance of blemishes.

And this month, Young Living has added another reward tier! Spend 340PV to earn Valor®, an empowering blend for all the strong women in your life.  

Also included in this month's freebies: AgilEase for joint health support, sweet signature scent Jade Lemon, fresh Citronella and delectable Orange Vitality. 

Also included in this month's freebies: AgilEase for joint health support, sweet signature scent Jade Lemon, fresh Citronella and delectable Orange Vitality. 

340 PV

Retail Value: $243.74

300 PV

Retail Value $191.44

250 PV

Retail Value $84.20

190 PV

Retail Value $47.59

100 PV

Retail Value $7.89

Bonus Essential Rewards exclusive: 5-ml Orange Vitality™ 

Newborn & Baby Oils

Welcome to our Family + Essential Oils series. We plan to cover every age and stage: Oils for Toddlers, Moms, Dads, Grandparents and Family Vacation. Someone we left out? Let us know in the comments and we’ll add them to our plan!

This is actually our second week, so if you missed our Postpartum post, take the time to catch up (we’ll wait:). Oh, and while you’re at it, check out the Top 10 Oils for Pregnancy – it happens to be one of our all-time top 10 posts.

Ok, now that we’ve talked mamas-to-be and new mamas, we’re ready to share some general guidelines and tips for using oils with your baby.

Essential Tips for Your Oily Baby

Ready for baby's first oil? Try out these oily newborn tips. 

Ready for baby's first oil? Try out these oily newborn tips. 

Ingestion Tips

Gotcha! No tips here. Young Living suggests waiting until after babyhood to try any of our vitality line with your child. We agree! The oils are powerful and highly concentrated for such little bodies.

Topical Tips

Young Living’s official recommendation for littles 0-1 is a 1:8 oil to carrier ratio. We say that’s a good starting point, but remember that every baby is different. Test dilution with your little one.

And if you are going to try a new oil on your child it’s a good idea to use just a drop or two on a small patch first, like the forearm. After a successful patch test (a few minutes with no reaction), you can apply as needed!

Pro Tip: Apply the essential oils first, followed by your favorite dilution oil.  

Aromatic Tips

Again, think “start gently” when it comes to aromatically sharing oils with your baby. You can create a bond with baby by simply wearing an oil while skin to skin. And, just like the topical patch test, you will want to diffuse an oil for a short time at first to ensure your child has no sensitivity.

First Oily Days

In their Oils for the Nursery post, Young Living lists a few oils to use with caution with your baby.

  • Idaho Tansy
  • Clary Sage
  • Hyssop
  • Wintergreen
  • Eucalyptus
  • Peppermint

While watching for these oils is a good idea, it’s an even better idea to try out some of our favorites to support your little one’s health.

  • Ear Support: Melrose & Roman Chamomile, apply 1-2 drops behind and around ears
  • Diapering Support:
  •  Respiratory Support: Lavender or Peace & Calming, apply to chest, bottom of feet and diffuse intermittently during nap. Also, try diffusing Lavender & SniffleEase during the night or nap.
  • Sleep support: Lavender & Cedarwood,1-2 drops on chest and bottom of feet.
  • Mood Support: Frankincense & Joy, 1-2 drops over the heart
  • Digestive Support: DiGize/TummyGize, apply over the chest and belly 15 - 20 minutes before feedings. You can also apply after feeding, if needed.
  • Gut Health: Fennel, apply 1-2 drops over the colon area, rub clockwise

And that’s it, baby! Again, let us know if there are any ages or family members you’d like to see included in our series and we’ll get a writer on it!

 

Postpartum Oils

As a mom to FOUR littles 5 and under (5, 3, 2, and 6 months), I have had the opportunity to have two non-oily pregnancies and two oily pregnancies, and WOW at the difference! Actually, one of my favorite ways to use oils is post-pregnancy – because I need ALL the help I can get.

Essential Oils for those super sweet (and intense) newborn days. 

Essential Oils for those super sweet (and intense) newborn days. 

Emotional Support

Hormone support is more important than ever postpartum. Young Living offers many essential oils that can help you maintain a healthy endocrine system.

Frankincense Vitality is my personal favorite. I take it daily as a dietary supplement. On days that I forget, I can definitely see a difference in my mood. Its aroma is calming to me, and when I feel overwhelmed or things get chaotic, it helps keep me grounded.

White Angelica is the other essential oil I use for emotional support after delivery. I apply it to my wrists and wear it as a perfume. It has so many amazing oils in it that support the endocrine system such as bergamot and geranium.

Self-Care

It is so important to take care of yourselves, mamas. I know how easy it is to take care of everyone else first, but try to make a little time for yourselves—even if it’s just five minutes after you (finally) get all the kids in bed.

ClaraDerm Spray: I can’t say enough about it. I tell every pregnant woman I meet about it. Really, don’t have a baby without it. It’s a spray of fractionated coconut oil and lots of oils for skin support: lavender, myrrh, frankincense, tea tree, Roman chamomile, and helichrysum. I used it to prep my skin prior to birth, but I also used it to soothe my skin after I delivered. What’s so great is that mamas who have C-sections AND vaginal births can use it to sooth their skin postpartum.

Super B Tablets: Did you know Super B contains all 8 B vitamins and nutmeg essential oil? And did you know how important those vitamins are for energy? My upline actually shared the awesomeness of Super B with me after my last pregnancy when I mentioned that I needed some help maintaining energy levels. Even better—it also helps with mood support!

Bonding

We hear so much about the importance of skin-to-skin contact after our babies are born. I love to diffuse oils during skin-to-skin and to apply them topically to my chest.

Joy: During those first nursing sessions, I like to apply Joy topically to my chest. This blend includes citrus oils like lemon and tangerine that have such bright, happy smells, but it also has flowery oils like Jasmine, Ylang Ylang, and Rose. It is just such an uplifting aroma and can invite feelings of togetherness, which makes it a perfect addition to those first few bonding sessions. My husband even uses Joy during his skin-to-skin time with the babies.

Gentle Baby: Momfession time—Gentle Baby is not my favorite smell. Blasphemous, I know. However, it can be really soothing and calming to both moms and babies, so I choose to diffuse this one during skin-to-skin time.

Newborn Care

First, let me say that newborn skin is so…new. I would always suggest diluting oils with a carrier oil (my favorite is YL’s V-6 Enhanced Vegetable Oil because I find it light and not as greasy as other carrier oils) if you choose to use essential oils on your babies topically. A general guideline for dilution in newborns is 1-2 drops per 10ml of carrier oil.

I used Frankincense and Valor on both my oily babies: drop of frankincense to the top of their heads for grounding and a drop of Valor on their spine to promote and support healthy proper spinal alignment.

I hope you enjoyed learning about the oils that have helped me navigate life postpartum.  What oils or oily products are on you must-have list?

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Young Living Spring Products

We try to make our blog a place where you can stay in-the-know about all things Young Living. And, guys, you need to know about their limited-edition Spring Product line. These charming bundles are nothing short of sunny. Add a ray of natural goodness to your spring with these fun kits.

We love the Spring Basics Set for any Essential Oil newbie in your life! With Thieves, Peppermint and Lavender, it’s impossible to go wrong! Also pictured: Thieves Household Cleaner, Citrus Fresh & Water Bottle set & Citrus Vitality Set.  

We love the Spring Basics Set for any Essential Oil newbie in your life! With Thieves, Peppermint and Lavender, it’s impossible to go wrong! Also pictured: Thieves Household Cleaner, Citrus Fresh & Water Bottle set & Citrus Vitality Set.  

Spring Sets for Every Sunny Scenario

We love how they’ve thought of everything – whether you’re ready to tackle Spring Cleaning or dabble in DIY Beauty techniques. If you’re still searching for your set, check out our (totally scientific) quiz below.  

Refresh your collection or plant a seed for a new one with the Spring Product line!

Which one are you dying to order?