Essential Oils

Young Living Essential Oils and Aromatherapy Information

Essential Oils - Young Living Essential Oils and Aromatherapy Information

Oils Information

health benefits of essential oilsIt’s best to start learning about the 9 most popular oils first. Here they are with what they can be used for according to the Essential Oil Desk Reference third edition:

Lavender – great for the skin. Soothing and calming. Helps with discomfort from burns. Aids in sunburn relief. Can help with minor sleeplessness and it encourages proper nasal functions.

Peppermint – Very supportive of the digestive, respiratory, and circulatory systems. It is energizing and can have cooling effects when overheated by sun or hormonal reasons. It supports healthy lung function and can help an upset stomach. Peppermint also encourages proper nasal function as lavender does and can even help curb appetite. It has helped some with tick removal and is very supportive of the joints of the body.

Lemon – Lemon oil helps encourage concentration, soothe minor sore throats, and maintain normal body temperature. It can help the body fight off sickness and is emotionally uplifting. It is great for cleansing the body and house surfaces. Lemon even promotes energy and mental clarity.

Frankincense – supports the immune and emotional body systems. It can also help enhance focus and attention. It is very oxygenating and is great for the skin. Supporting meditation and increasing spiritual awareness are also qualities of this oil. Those needing support of their nervous system and boost their concentration will want to use this oil.

Thieves – a blend of highly antiviral, antiseptic, antibacterial, anti-infectious essential oils. “Created from research of a group of 15th century thieves who rubbed oils on themselves to avoid contracting the plague while they robbed the bodies of the dead and dying. When apprehended, these thieves disclosed the formula of herbs, spices, and oils they used to protect themselves in exchange for more lenient punishment.” We use this oil anytime we are fighting any type of infection or germ whether it is with cleaning or in our bodies. It gets applied to our feet and neck and is ingested in either milk or an empty capsule.

Purification – “Cleanses and disinfects the air and neutralizes mildew, cigarette smoke, and disagreeable odors. Disinfects and cleanses cuts, scrapes and bites from spiders, bees, hornet, and wasps.” This blend includes the oils of citronella, lemongrass, lavandin, rosemary, melaleuca, and myrtle. Can be inhaled or applied to the skin (try diluted first).

Peace and Calming – “Promotes relaxation and a deep sense of peace and emotional well-being, helping to dampen tensions and uplift spirits. When massaged on the bottom of the feet, it can be a wonderful prelude to a peaceful night’s rest. It may calm overactive and hard-to-manage children. Reduces depression, anxiety, stress, and insomnia.” Oils in this blend include blue tansy, patchouli, tangerine, orange, and ylang ylang.

Panaway – “Reduces pain and inflammation, increases circulation, and accelerates healing. Relieves swelling and discomfort from arthritis, sprains, muscle spasms and cramps, bumps, and bruises.” Oils in this blend include helichrysum, wintergreen, clove, and peppermint.

Valor – “Balances energies to instill courage, confidence, and self-esteem. It helps the body self-correct its balance and alignment.” Oils in this blend include rosewood, blue tansy, frankincense, and spruce.

To get more information about essential oils and how I purchase them with my membership and discount,  go to Young Living Essential Oils.

 

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