Eileen M. Scherf

Young Living

essential oils

Using Essential Oils

Essential oils have been used throughout time dating back to 4500 BC. From perfumes and aromas to medicinal purposes, essential oils were used in everyday life for centu­ries. In modern days, Young Living’s therapeutic-grade essential oils deliver positive benefits to the body through smell, direct absorption into the skin, and normal diges­tive processes.

Top Essential Oils

lavender oil

Lavender—No home should be without lavender, the most versa­tile of all essential oils. Lavender can assist the body when adapting to stress or imbalance. It can both boost stamina and energy and help you wind down before bed.

peppermint oil

Peppermint—Peppermint has a strong, clean, fresh aroma. One of the oldest and most highly regarded herbs for soothing digestion, it is also thought to restore digestive efficiency and have a supportive effect on the liver and respiratory systems.*

lemon oil

Lemon—Lemon has a strong, purifying, citrus scent that is revitalizing and uplifting. It consists of 68 percent d-limonene, a powerful antioxidant.

thieves oil

Thieves®—This proprietary essential oil blend was university-tested for its cleansing abilities. It is highly effective in supporting the immune system and good health.*

frankincense oil

Frankincense—Frankincense is an aromatic resin obtained from the Boswellia carteri tree. Revered since ancient times, the oil is still valued today for its skin-healing properties, including DNA repair and support of respiratory function.

valor oil

Valor®—Valor is an empowering combination of therapeutic-grade essential oils that work with both the physical and spiritual aspects of the body to increase feelings of strength, courage, and self-esteem.

panaway oil

PanAway®—Containing wintergreen essential oil, which is often used for massage, PanAway is soothing to the skin and provides comforting warmth to muscles after exercise.

peace & calming oil

Peace & Calming®—When diffused, Peace & Calming helps calm tensions and uplift the spirit, promoting relaxation and a deep sense of peace. It can be especially calming and comforting to young children.

purification oil

Purification®—Purification can be used directly on the skin to clean and soothe insect bites, cuts, and scrapes. When diffused, it helps to purify and cleanse the air from environmental impurities including cigarette smoke and other disagreeable odors.