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May 17, 2018
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Peppermint

Peppermint essential oil is steam-distilled from the leaves, stems, and flower buds of the Mentha piperita plant. Peppermint is distinctly known for its minty, sharp, and intense aroma. For centuries, peppermint has been used for a variety of purposes. It … Continue reading

March 8, 2018
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The 2018 Reference Guide for Essential Oils Is Here—and Better Than Ever!

We proudly update the Reference Guide for Essential Oils—first published in 1996—to keep pace with how people use essential oils, what scientific research has revealed, and which new Young Living® products have made their debut. This latest edition is our … Continue reading

February 27, 2018
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Black Pepper

Black pepper essential oil (Piper nigrum) is steam-distilled from the berries of the plant. This oil is known for its strong, spicy, musky, warm fragrance with herbaceous undertones. Historically, black pepper was used for thousands of years for malaria, cholera, … Continue reading

February 22, 2018
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Emotions & Essential Oils

Essential oils have a great impact on the emotions due to their ability to penetrate the blood-brain barrier and affect the hormones. Maintaining emotional balance is an important part of both mental and physical health. Emotional balance allows the mind … Continue reading

February 20, 2018
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Addiction & Essential Oils

Addictions of every kind are increasingly common in the world today, and many are struggling to overcome them. Addiction recovery is not an easy journey; however, adding essential oils into your routine can aid you on the path to recovery. … Continue reading

February 15, 2018
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Patchouli

Patchouli essential oil (Pogostemon cablin) is steam-distilled from the leaves and flowers of the plant. This oil is recognized by its earthy, herbaceous, sweet-balsamic, and rich aroma. Patchouli primarily affects the skin. Patchouli contains anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antiseptic, antitoxic, astringent, … Continue reading

January 31, 2018
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Sandalwood

Sandalwood essential oil (Santalum album) is steam-distilled from the bark of sandalwood trees. This oil is known for it soft, woody, sweet, earthy, balsamic, and tenacious odor. The aroma of sandalwood can calm, harmonize, and balance your emotions. It helps … Continue reading

January 4, 2018
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EO Tips for Life: The Illusion of Cleaning

If you have a New Year’s resolution to be better about cleaning, try this simple tip to appear like you are staying on top of your goal on days when you really don’t feel like it. If nothing else, it … Continue reading

December 28, 2017
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Balsam Fir

Balsam fir essential oil (Abies balsamea) is steam-distilled from the branches of conifer trees. It is known for its fresh, clean, balsamic, and sweet odor. Balsam fir contains antiseptic, astringent, diuretic, expectorant, anti-inflammatory, sedative, and tonic properties. This essential oil … Continue reading

December 13, 2017
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Essential Oil Spotlight: Myrrh

Myrrh essential oil (Commiphora myrrha) is steam-distilled from gum/resin of the plant. It is known for its warm, earthy, woody, balsamic odor. Myrrh essential oil has anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antitumor, astringent, and tonic health properties. It has been traditionally used … Continue reading

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