Can essential oils change your life? They sure have changed ours! From a Lavender-infused bedtime routine to a cleaner-smelling Lemon-y kitchen, we have the tips and tricks you need to start using essential oils. Read on for our ways to go from beginner oil user to supreme oil enthusiast!
What are essential oils?Essential oils are highly aromatic oils derived from plants. They can be pulled from any botanical matter and are typically extracted from flower petals, citrus peels, grasses, tree barks, and resins. The oils are extracted through a variety of methods, including cold pressing and steam distillation.
How should I use essential oils?
Essential oils to start your collectionNew to oils and don’t know where to start? Here are some of our favorite oils and their top uses!
1. Lavender essential oilLavender essential oil was the first oil produced at Young Living and is a favorite for its calming, floral aroma. See our All About Lavender infographic for ideas on how to use it around your home.
2. Peppermint essential oilA cooling, minty scent with a familiar sharpness, Peppermint essential oil offers an energizing aroma that combines well with citrusy, spicy, and woodsy oils. Learn more about this fresh fragrance with our All About Peppermint infographic.
3. Lemon essential oilLemon essential oil frequently makes an appearance in cleaning products, and with good reason! Its bright, comforting scent makes everything feel fresher. Our All About Lemoninfographic will have you seeing citrus.
4. Frankincense essential oilFrankincense essential oil has been popular since ancient times, but it’s making a comeback due to its earthy, grounding aroma and skin benefits. Check out our All About Frankincenseinfographic to learn more!