Essential Oils

Essential oils give plants their distinctive smells. It protect plants and play a role in plant pollination. In addition to their intrinsic benefits to plants and their beautiful fragrance, essential oils have long been used for food preparation, beauty treatment, and health-care practices.


Extracting Essential Oils

Extracted through careful steam distillation, resin tapping, and cold pressing, the purest essential oils are far more powerful than the botanicals from which they come. Any time you hold a bottle of Young Living’s powerful essential oils, you hold nature’s pure essence.


What Essential Oils are used for

Essential oils can be used for a wide range of emotional and physical wellness applications. They can be used as single essential oils or in complex essential oil blends depending on user experience and desired benefit.

Essential oils have enhanced lives for thousands of years. It offer a variety of benefits from cosmetic and dietary purposes to spiritual and religious use. Young Living has always been at the forefront of bringing this ancient tradition to modern users, introducing millions to emotional, physical, and spiritual wellness that can be truly life-changing.


How to use Essential Oils?

You can access the power of essential oils many ways, but the most common practices include:

  • Aromatic diffusion
  • Topical application
  • Dietary consumption

Aromatic Diffusion

Use essential oils aromatically to uplift the spirit.

  • Rub 2–3 drops of essential oil between your palms and inhale.
  • Add a few drops of essential oil to a bowl of hot water. Cover your head and bowl with a towel. Breathe deeply and slowly.
  • Use your favorite essential oils in our diffusers.

Note: Always consult individual product labels for usage directions.

Topical Application

Many essential oils are safe and beneficial to use directly on the skin.

  • Place 2–3 drops of essential oil directly on the desired area and massage in. Repeat as desired. Always follow the label’s dilution instructions.

Caution: Essential oils are very potent and may be irritating to the skin. If irritation occurs, apply Young Living’s V-6™ Vegetable Oil Complex or any pure vegetable oil to the area to dilute. Citrus-based oils and blends may cause temporary photosensitivity.

Dietary Consumption

When taking essential oils internally, try these tips:

  • Place several drops of oil into a gelatin capsule and swallow with water.
  • Add 1–2 drops of essential oil to a glass of water, NingXia Red®, juice, yogurt, your favorite sweetener of choice, or plant-based milk and swallow.
  • Add 1–2 drops of oil (to taste) to meals when cooking.

Note: Always consult individual product labels for usage directions.

These methods bring the pure essence of health-promoting botanicals to your home, family, and life.

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