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?

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!

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!

 

Young Living April Promo (and MORE!): Spring into Savings

The sun is shining. The flowers are blooming. Our kids can finally play outside. And that's not even all we're excited about this fine April. We've got 3, yes, 3 fun things to share with you today. First up, the April promo.

April Rewards

Prep for Spring Break the Young Living way by earning the Just for Kids collection with your qualifying order. And don't forget: To earn these great promotions, you must be enrolled in Young Living's optional and free auto ship program, Essential Rewards. Check out our Essential Reward 101 guide to get started!

300 PV Retail Value: $253.61 

250 PV Retail Value: $138.80

190 PV Retail Value: $99.66 

Spring Catalog 

The next big thing adding a spring to our step? The Young Living Spring Catalog! From Spring Cleaning to Mother's Day ideas, this fresh collection includes renewed favorites and brand new products. Start shopping

So many tempting options in Young Living's first ever Spring Catalog! 

So many tempting options in Young Living's first ever Spring Catalog! 

Spring Back Promotion

Another Young Living first! Renew relationships with your downline with this fantastic reactivation promotion. Check out the details below! Offer good April 1-30 for US members. 

SpringBackPromo
  • Reactivation order must be at least 100 PV.
  • Only former, currently inactive members who have not placed an order since at least March 2015 qualify for the free 5-ml Frankincense.
  • To find out who has gone inactive in your downline, call Member Services or Leadership and request an inactive downline report at 1.800.371.3515.
  • The inactive account has to have been completely inactive since at least March 2015.
  • Members who placed an order in March 2015, are able to participate in this promotion after March 2016 commissions have finalized. Which is around April 20th, 2016.
  • The inactive member must pay with his or her own form of payment.
  • The reactivation order can’t be an ER order.

Get in Touch! 

Have any questions about Young Living's Spring Catalog or Promos? We'd love to help! Contact us today!