How to use Young Living Essential
Oils for body, mind, and spirit
Living gives you an amazing array of ways to enjoy many aspects of well-being
and re-connect to the natural heart of life. Taking care of your
whole body, from head to toe, inside and out is a creative and empowering
process--and that is just what the world of Young Living offers
Whether you are using our essential oils and other products for
your body, mind, or spirit, here are three basic ways to apply them
right away. For more details, go to the Free
Training section and learn more about oils.
1. Our first
recommendation for using essential oils is to put them on the bottoms
of your feet! If this sounds surprising, just consider that
for literally thousands of years, Chinese healers have used acupuncture
and acupressure on the bottoms of their clients' feet to achieve
healthy changes throughout the whole body. (Over the last decade and more,
acupuncture has been integrated into the curricula of some medical schools in the U.S., and physicians can obtain professional
training and licensure specifically for acupuncture.) Because of their unique molecular structure,
the oils will travel throughout the body, to wherever they are needed,
in less than half an hour. If you are doubtful about the power of
diffusion through the whole body, try rubbing a clove of garlic
on the soles of your feet, or put it between your toes, and see
how long it takes until you taste it!
your essential oils in the air. This is the traditional way
that most people think of to use essential oils. It is an ancient
way, and very effective. Most important is that you do not use a
device that works with heat of any kind.
you can add certain essential oils to water or food for exquisite
flavorings--refreshing, spicy, cooling, relaxing, etc. For example,
adding a drop of essential oil of Lemon, Peppermint, or Tangerine is a simple and inexpensive way to transform
a simple bottle or glass of water into a refreshing and uplifting drink, instantly.
But don't forget: once you get started you'll definitely want to
have at least one "how-to" book to help you explore the
world of Young Living. You can find these books in the Library.