Legacy Gary Member Stories – Lavender Harvest, Mona Farm

Since Gary Young’s passing, we have put a lot of thought into how to continue the D. Gary Young blog. We wanted to foster a stalwart commitment to Gary’s legacy, so we asked members to think of a fond memory of their time working with him on projects, on travels, at one …

TWELVE OILS OF ANCIENT SCRIPTURE: ROSE OF SHARON

EDITOR’S NOTE: Since Gary Young’s passing, we have been taking stock of the tremendous contributions he made to the world by revisiting his presentations, such as this fascinating multipart blogpost series called The Twelve Oils of Ancient Scripture. In it, Gary examined the historical significance and traditional uses of frankincense, …

TWELVE OILS OF ANCIENT SCRIPTURE: SPIKENARD

EDITOR’S NOTE: Since Gary Young’s passing, we have been taking stock of the tremendous contributions he made to the world by revisiting his presentations, such as this fascinating multipart blogpost series called The Twelve Oils of Ancient Scripture. In it, Gary examined the historical significance and traditional uses of frankincense, …

TWELVE OILS OF ANCIENT SCRIPTURE: ONYCHA

EDITOR’S NOTE: Since Gary Young’s passing, we have been taking stock of the tremendous contributions he made to the world by revisiting his presentations, such as this fascinating multipart blogpost series called The Twelve Oils of Ancient Scripture. In it, Gary examined the historical significance and traditional uses of frankincense, …

Legacy Gary Member Stories – A Big Heart

Since Gary Young’s passing, we have put a lot of thought into how to continue the D. Gary Young blog. We wanted to foster a stalwart commitment to Gary’s legacy, so we asked members to think of a fond memory of their time working with him on projects, on travels, at one …

TWELVE OILS OF ANCIENT SCRIPTURE: HYSSOP

EDITOR’S NOTE: Since Gary Young’s passing, we have been taking stock of the tremendous contributions he made to the world by revisiting his presentations, such as this fascinating multipart blogpost series called The Twelve Oils of Ancient Scripture. In it, Gary examined the historical significance and traditional uses of frankincense, …

Snuggle up with Cinnamon Bark

Opening a bottle of Cinnamon Bark essential oil might be the best form of time travel we know. The warm aroma immediately transports you to a night sipping hot cider by the light of a bonfire or a bright Christmas morning, eating a cinnamon roll fresh from the oven. We …

Cool Azul®, PanAway®, and Deep Relief™: Which to use and when

Which three Young Living products use Wintergreen and Peppermint essential oils, leave a cooling sensation when applied topically, and were created by Young Living Founder D. Gary Young? You guessed it—Cool Azul®, Panaway®, and Deep Relief Roll-On! You already know you need all three in your essential oil arsenal, but …

5 easy ways to chill out with Valerian

Need a chill companion by your side to support a relaxing time? Valerian essential oil is your perfect match. It features calming properties and carries a bold, earthy aroma that pairs well with floral and citrus oils. Make the most out of your Valerian essential oil with these five tips. …

Quiz: How well do you know your essential oils?

With each essential oil you use, you step ever closer to expert-level status. You start to learn more than the oil’s aroma and multitude of uses—you gain an in-depth knowledge of everything that contributes to its complex personality. So how well do you know Young Living’s oils and blends? Take …

Why essential oils make the best air fresheners

There’s a reason people say, “stop and smell the roses,” not “stop and smell the synthetic compounds that were formulated to smell like a rose.” Why settle for a synthetic substitute when you can have the real thing? It’s time to ditch commercial air fresheners and enjoy the fresh scents …

Say what? Become a pro at essential oils lingo

Whether you are looking for Copaiba (pronounced CO-PIE-E-BUH) or Ylang Ylang (pronounced EELANG EELANG), using the correct pronunciation for your favorite essential oils is important for navigating the wellness world. This guide will help you master those tricky names, as well as understand essential terms like “EO,” “carrier oil,” and …

21 ways to reuse empty essential oil bottles

Essential oils are precious to the very end, but when the final drop makes its way out of the dropper, then what? If you’re an essential oil lover, chances are you’ve wondered what to do with the little amber bottles you have lying around. We’ve got 21 options to keep …

DIY bubble bars with essential oils

Work hard, play hard—but don’t forget to relax! A hot bath brimming with bubbles can transform any day into a delightful one. Whether baths are essential to your routine or an occasional indulgence, you are going to love these bubble bars. Learn how to make them!   Yield: 6-8 bubble …

DIY men’s cologne

Some men live to conquer Mount Everest and wrestle polar bears, and some would rather roll down hills and make balloon animals with the kids. Whatever your day job or hobbies, this DIY men’s cologne will help you find the fragrance that captures the best version of yourself, whether that …