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Essential Oils

Freshly cultivated and steam distilled, the essential oils in Young Living's collection are life-enhancing gifts from the plant kingdom, revered for centuries for their restorative properties to body, mind, and spirit. Pure essential oils now re-emerge as a key solution to the challenges facing modern lifestyles. Superior to all other supplements, Young Living's therapeutic-grade essential oils deliver positive benefits to the body through smell, direct absorption into the skin, and by normal digestive processes. Cleansing, calming, stimulating, soothing, Young Living's essential oils bring balance to all systems of the body.
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"I expect that essential oils may someday prove a vital weapon in the fight against strains of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Lavender, thyme and tea-tree [Melaleuca] oils have been used for centuries as antiseptics; their chemical compounds appear to kill microbes on contact."
--Andrew Weil, M.D., Self-Healing Series, Oct. 1996

Therapeutic-grade: the Young Living Standard

There is a significant difference between essential oils that simply smell good and those that are therapeutic-grade.
Independent laboratory testing proves that Young Living essential oils meet and often exceed industry requirements, and as stewards of nature’s plant remedies, Young Living maintains higher internal standards, built upon the magnitude of our own rigorous Quality Assurance
requirements. This standard is known as “therapeutic-grade.” In order to achieve therapeutic-grade classification, each essential oil must achieve the designation naturally, without excess manipulation and refinement, and meet specific criteria in four key areas: Plants, Preparation, Purity, and Potency.
  1. PLANTS Young Living products are produced from the right plants, grown in exceptional soil, and harvested at exactly the right time.
  2. PREPARATION Honoring a strict commitment to respect and protect the time-honored methods of distillation, Young Living makes every effort to preserve “nature’s living energy” in a manner as close to its natural state as possible. Using pure mountain water free of additives, Young Living has a proprietary, stainless steel distillation process that uses low temperature and low pressure to better preserve plant properties, capture the pure essence of the plant, and preserve the quality of the oils.
  3. PURITY Achieved through the use of quality plants and meticulous preparation, and not through ultra-refinement, our finished product is 100% pure. Young Living essential oils are unadulterated, uncut, and free of chemicals, pesticides, and heavy metals.
  4. POTENCY To guarantee our products exceed existing world standards and meet our own higher internal standards for potency, we analyze the finished oil’s phytochemical profile to ensure it delivers optimal amounts of every key plant compound.

 Why do we need Essential Oils?

Because our chemically enhanced lives are making us weak, compromising our immunity, and our ability to live a healthy, energetic, long life.

Because our drugs, cleaning products, soaps and shampoos, air fresheners, deodorants, fast food, designer nutrients and recreational drugs are full of chemicals that are foreign to us, and they are making us sick!

Because our air, water and soil have been filled with the chemical by-products of industry, which were never meant for human consumption.

Because nature has solutions for these problems!

Essential oils are nature's perfect solutions for body, mind, and spirit.

Essential oils are nature's perfect solutions for the problems that chemicals, poor nutrition and stress have added to our lives.

Just a few drops at a time can calm us down, help us to focus, relieve the tensions we all inevitably face. They can relax our muscles, improve our digestion, help us get a fantastic night's sleep, or remember what we need to remember. They can make us strong in the face of challenges, whether mental, emotional, psychological, or physical. They can help us build up our immune systems, loosen our joints, and enhance our ability to heal on all fronts. They can help to purify our bodies of chemical toxins as well as the air we breathe. They connect us with nature.

D. Gary Young, the founder of Young Living Essential Oils, suggests that essential oils may even be "the missing link" to having optimal health…the link we left behind when pharmaceuticals and synthetics came into the market place and replaced our "quaint" country ways.

The fragrant molecules of pure essential plant oils have been with us since our beginning. They "speak" to us of the essence of life and the way to be in harmony with it. They re-connect us with nature's holistic design for wellness, in body, mind, and spirit. They put the power of wellness in our own hands, lift our spirits and help to open our hearts. They teach us to breathe, relax, and reach out to other people. That's why we need them now...possibly more than ever.

History of Essential Oils

Young Living’s Thieves essential oil blend was created based on the historical account of four thieves in France who protected themselves from the black plague with cloves, rosemary, and other aromatics while robbing victims of the killer disease. When captured, they were offered a lighter sentence in exchange for their secret recipe. Young Living’s proprietary Thieves oil blend includes clove, cinnamon bark, rosemary, lemon, and Eucalyptus radiata and has been specially blended to offer the same kind of defense. Thieves has been university tested and found to be highly effective against airborne bacteria.1
Utilizing the power and protection of Thieves essential oil blend, Young Living created an extensive line of natural household products. From toothpaste and mouthwash to cleaning products, hand soaps, and even throat lozenges, the Thieves product line provides safe, natural alternatives for use in the home.
1. Sushil K. Shahi, A. C. Sukla, et al., “Broad Spectrum Herbal Therapy against Superficial Fungal Infections,” Skin Pharmacol
Appl Skin Physiol. 2000; 13:60-64.

A Mold Remediation Expert Says:
Over the last ten years, because of my training and experience as an environmental consultant, I’ve had the unique opportunity to gather some very interesting data on black toxic mold. The analysis of the data collected has led me to conclude that certain therapeutic-grade essential oils and blends are more effective, and far less dangerous than conventional toxic mold remedies. -– Edward R Close, PhDA Mold

Getting Started with Young Living

You can make healthier choices in what you breathe, feel, drink, and eat, using nature's perfect solutions. Take a look at all the ways you can get started--whether exploring our pure, therapeutic essential oils directly, or the many Young Living essential oil enhanced products.

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Our uniquely high quality essential oils are the foundation for every other product we offer. They are available as "single" oils or blended in unique formulas. Gary Young has created special kits to give you the greatest advantage in enjoying the oils right away without having to do a lot of study.

Because cleansing the digestive tract is the first step to the elimination of toxins and enhancing nutritional uptake, Gary Young formulated powerfully effective but gentle cleansing products enhanced with essential oils that work against symptoms of microbial imbalance and to enhance the health and function of the digestive system. (Also, see Phase II program.)

Because nutrition is the single most important factor in improving health and longevity, Gary Young has produced specially formulated vitamins and supplements, with many unique benefits, including the way they are designed for maximal absorption.

Because you are probably (if unknowingly) using toxic chemicals on your skin, your hair, and in your mouth, Gary Young formulated chemical-free, fresh and invigorating skin and hair care products, amazing additions for your bath and drinking water, relaxing and exotic massage oils, and powerful toothpaste and mouthwash, all containing Young Living's uniquely high quality essential oils.

Because we want our children to be free of exposure to noxious chemicals, and we want them to have good nutrition for a healthy life, Gary Young formulated products for them, specifically, using the same beautiful oils for which Young Living is famous.

Because obesity is epidemic in our country, Gary Young formulated a combination of unique, totally natural, essential oil-based products to maximize your success in managing your weight and becoming optimally fit.

If you are looking for a total consideration of your lifestyle and health, review our Four Phase Plan to Optimum Health.

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