The Six Laws of Mayan Medicine

The lush jungle of the Mayan rainforest. Photo by Bruno Girin. (CC BY-SA 2.0) We have to ask, did the Mayans have essential oils? It is doubtful, as no distilleries have been discovered. But I believe the Mayans were too savvy not to have figured out enfleurage: how to lock …

7 essential oils for your bedside table

Slip into crisp, clean sheets, crack open a new novel, and set the stage for drifting into dreamland. Slipping into slumber can be easy, thanks to the calming and relaxing aromas of the right essential oils. When it’s time to go to sleep, these essential oils are the best to …

The Mayan Civilization

Mayan lintel 16 from Yaxchilan, Chiapas, Mexico, now in the British Museum. Photo by Einsamer Schütze – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=16336709 Mayan civilization began in 1800 BC and lasted until 900 AD. No one knows why it ended, after having survived the Spanish invasion in the 1500s; but for some …

DIY shaving cream with essential oils

Ladies, no more bundling our bodies in warm clothes. Now that cooler weather is on its way out, weekly shaving is back on the radar. For smooth, moisturized skin, it’s necessary to find an amazing shaving cream, but that can be challenging when so many commercial products include harmful ingredients …

8 things you should know about Grapefruit essential oil

Thanks to its tart taste and signature color, it’s not hard to see why grapefruit is a citrus favorite. But this favored fruit is so much more than a side to your breakfast or an element in your summer sorbet. In fact, Grapefruit oil benefits range from skin-cleansing properties to …

Learning Ancient Mayan Health Wisdom

Editor’s note: This blog is a presentation Gary prepared for the 2017 Global Leadership Cruise. Since he was unable to attend, this presentation was not given. Two thousand Young Living members enjoy the 2017 Global Leadership Cruise. Welcome, to the 2,000 YL members who sailed with us on our 2017 Global …

6 best diffuser blends for kids

Kids love essential oils! Maybe it’s the tiny, adorable bottles; or perhaps it’s the whole new world of scents to explore. No matter the reason, the littlest members of the family always pop up when it’s time to fill the diffuser. Make sure they get to be a part of …

Meet our top blends

Want to know what’s in our most popular oil blends like R.C. or Purification®? Let’s start at the source! Great essential oils come from great botanicals—and great botanicals come from great farms. That’s why we made Sourcing one of the pillars of our Seed to Seal® commitment to quality! So …

Young Living’s Purification essential oil blend uses and benefits

As one of Young Living’s best-sellers, Purification® essential oil blend is a staple in many homes around the world—and it’s not hard to see why. Citronella, Lavandin, Lemongrass, Myrtle, Rosemary, and Tea Tree essential oils harmoniously blend to fill the air with the aroma of sweet lemons and grounding herbs. …

Take a Risk, Get Out of Your Rut!

We can always find excuses and reasons to give up and quit. It’s easy to stay in a rut, struggling through life, paying bills, and supporting and raising a family. It’s easy to remain in the status quo of mediocrity. Be willing to take the path less traveled. Be willing …