I was the first person to turn my head whenever someone would mention essential oils. Nope, not for me. No thank you. The huge variety of oils, all the different brands, and remembering each oil’s purpose
I was the first person to turn my head whenever someone would mention essential oils. Nope, not for me. No thank you. The huge variety of oils, all the different brands, and remembering each oil’s purpose seemed way too overwhelming to me and plus, we got by just fine without them, so why bother? But then I kept hearing more and more about ways people incorporate oils into their lifestyle and I learned about the ways oils were making a positive impact on their health. I learned I could replace all the cleaners in my entire house using an oil called Thieves. I learned that I could avoid tylenol and ibuprofen for headaches thanks to oils like Peppermint and Panaway. I found that I could help keep my children from getting sick by boosting their immune systems with these oils. The oils could soothe scrapes, make my skin look better, and so on… These are just a few of the uses that caught my attention.
So, I started looking into it more and after months of research, I decided I would buy a Young Living Starter Kit to see what all the fuss was all about. I figured it couldn’t hurt… it comes with 11 of the most popular oils, a beautiful diffuser, a large sample of Thieves cleaner, samples of Ningxia Red, and lots more. All together, the whole kit is worth over $360, but it only costs $160! Not to mention, by buying a starter kit, I automatically became a “member,” so now I get all of my oil purchases at wholesale pricing. Saving 24% off every single order has definitely come in handy.
Here are the 11 included oils in the kit and their uses:
You also receive a bonus oil called Stress Away, which is one of my very favorites! It has tropical and citrus notes… the best way I can describe it is that it smells like vacation. I love diffusing it with Citrus Fresh because it makes our house smell so yummy and fresh. I also love mixing it with Lavender and a carrier oil (more on that soon) and rolling it directly on my skin to melt away stress.
It has now been over three months since I bought my starter kit and since then, I’ve added quite a few other oils to my collection too. I use every single one of the oils for the uses that are listed above, but here are a few additional ways I use them:
I could go on and on, but those are some of my favorite uses that come to mind first!
You might be wondering…
Label Maker: A lot of people use this to label their bottles.
Fractionate Coconut Oil: This is a great carrier oil for creating roller balls and it’s a great moisturizer too! Just infuse with whatever oils you want.
Brown 16oz Bottles: Just add one capful of Thieves cleaner and fill the rest up with water!
Blue 16oz Bottles: Same as above, but blue. I highly recommend this brand because the handle is so sturdy! I bought a different brand once and the handle was v
Really nice bottles, various sizes: This brand makes super nice bottles! Expensive, but so beautiful!
Blue Rollerballs: Add about 12 drops of any combination of oils, then fill the rest with a carrier oil.
Brown Rollerballs: “ “
2oz bottle + rollerball combo: A nice option for just starting out!
4oz Jars: Great for putting body butters in, etc.
I don’t want to overload this post, so next time I’ll share my other favorite products from Young Living with you guys. (Watson takes their vitamins, Rosie uses the Seedlings wash, I drink Ningxia, I use certain oils to help regulate my thyroid, etc.) Tons of information coming at you soon! If you want more information right now and don’t feel like waiting for the next blog post, hop on over to my oils instagram page and watch all of the story highlights. There, I have unboxed the starter kit, shared DIY recipes, and lots more. xoxo