Lavender Bundles

Lavender Essential Oil

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Starting with Safety

Before we get started today and I tell you all about the amazing benefits of lavender essential oil. It’s important to note the distinction between pure authentic, well-made essential oils and fragrant oils. Fragrance oils can contain harmful chemicals or can be diluted beyond the point of usefulness. This is important because the FDA, unfortunately, allows essential oils in the United States being labeled “100% pure therapeutic grade”. Even if that bottle contains as little as 5% or more essential oil. That means that 90% to 95% of what’s in that bottle is not the essential oil you are paying for. No other ingredients are required to be listed under these current guidelines. Not even when they are present in the final product.

When talking about the uses and benefits of the essential oils here, we are ONLY referring to pure organic essential oils that are correctly grown, harvested, and distilled. This means they are processed at the proper temperatures to make sure the active constitutes have not been destroyed in the distillation process. They are grown with better than organic standards to ensure that no chemical components have ever come in contact with the oil, plants, or land. Because of this necessity, after years of research, there is only one essential oil company that I have found to stand out above the rest and provide a truly organic, safe, and effective product. That is why Young Living essential oils are the only ones that I use for my family and recommend to you. You can find out more information about the company and their safety standards at SeedtoSeal.com.

Start on your journey of natural living today. Customers get a 24% discount for life by clicking this link to get your very own starter kit.

Lavender Essential Oil Is The Oil Of Calm

When beginning to use essential oils, it’s best to put together a kit with a few basics. These will be oils that help cover all of the needs for you and your family. This makes essential oils easy to learn and work with. All of my recommended starter oils  have a keyword that you can associate with them to help you learn their properties. Lavender is the oil of relaxation so the keyword for this oil would be calm.

Lavender oil calms your nervous system which helps relax you both physically and emotionally. It has been shown to physically reduce the activity of the nervous system. This helps people sleep at night and calms down emotions so you can unwind at the end of the day.

Lavender Essential Oil Uses

Lavender For Night and Day

Lavender oil calms your nervous system which helps relax you both physically and emotionally. It has been shown to physically reduce the activity of the nervous system. This helps people sleep at night and calms down emotions so you can unwind at the end of the day.

At night time lavender interacts with the melatonin in your body to help you fall asleep. And during the day you have cortisol in your body instead of melatonin. When lavender interacts with cortisol it helps you focus and can have a very uplifting affect on your mood. Because of this Lavender is a wonderful oil for people who suffer from high energy or anxiety. Lavender essential oil can calm these centers of the brain and help you feel more balanced.

As lavender helps calm your mind, it can also lead to increased focus throughout the day. When your mind is racing, it’s hard to get anything done. Lavender helps you slow down, so you can hone in on what needs your attention.

Lavender Soap

Calming For Your Skin

Because it is so calming to the skin, lavender can help to alleviate symptoms of skin discomfort. Soothing skin that is suffering from over-exposure to the sun or mild burns and redness. It can also help irritated or itching skin as well as speed skin cell repair. Lavender essential oil is one of the first essential oils to be researched in the modern age, for therapeutic properties. Rene Gattefosse is the most well known for documenting the properties of lavender. His book, Gattefosse’s Aromatherapy: The First Book on Aromatherapy. is an excellent source of information for those wanting to know more about lavender, essential oils, and the early history of modern scientific research into their properties.

Lavender also has the ability to soften the skin and reduce the appearance of scarring. It’s a great essential oil to add to your lotions or bath products. Lavender encourages growth in both hair and nails. It can be applied topically to both of these areas, with or without dilution. This soothing essential oil is even mild enough to use on your face! Do not put it directly into (eyes, ears, nose, ext.). Mucus membranes of the body are not meant for direct contact with essential oils. I love adding a drop of lavender into my beauty products. Even in mascara, it can help keep your lashes healthy and long.

***Click here for a soothing lavender bath recipe. (Add link in)***

Lavender Tea

Cooking With Lavender Vitality Oil

Lavender is available to purchase in our young living vitality line, it is approved by the FDA for internal consumption. Can you imagine the fragrance and flavor of cooking with fresh lavender, anytime of year? With Lavender vitality oil you can.

One amazing thing about Young living  is that they are the only company to have an exclusive line of essential oils that is FDA approved for internal use. This means you can safely take these oils internally and use them for culinary applications. When talking about essential oils for internal use, in any form, we are referring exclusively to Young Livings’ vitality line.

One drop of lavender in a pitcher of lemonade makes a calm, happy drink that is perfect for summer. Try lavender shortbread cookies, by simply adding a drop of lavender vitality oil to your mix. This soothing flower has an endless variety of culinary applications!

Interested in learning more? We are now offering an e-mail course called First Look at Essential Oils, completely free,  to help introduce you to the amazing properties of true essential oils. Just click the link here to get access to our starter course.

 

Lemon Essential Oil

Lemon Essential Oil

This post about lemon essential oil contains affiliate links, that means if you purchase a product mentioned on our page we will get a small commission. This allows us to continue to share information with you about natural living and safe natural products. We only recommend products of the best quality that we have 100% confident in.

Starting with Safety

 Before we get started today and I tell you all about the amazing benefits of lemon essential oil. It’s important to note the distinction between pure authentic, well-made essential oils and fragrant oils, which can contain harmful chemicals or can be diluted beyond the point of usefulness. The reason this is important is because the FDA, unfortunately, allows essential oils in the United States to be labeled as “100% pure therapeutic grade” even if that bottle contains as little as 5% or more essential oil. That means that 90% to 95% of what’s in that bottle is not the essential oil you are paying for. No other ingredients are required to be listed under these current guidelines, even when they are present in the final product.

When talking about the uses and benefits of the essential oils here, we are ONLY referring to pure organic essential oils that are correctly grown, harvested, and distilled. This means they are processed at the proper temperatures to make sure the active constitutes have not been destroyed in the distillation process. They are grown with better than organic standards to ensure that no chemical components have ever come in contact with the oil, plants, or land. Because of this necessity, after years of research, there is only one essential oil company that I have found to stand out above the rest and provide a truly organic, safe, and effective product. That is why Young Living essential oils are the only ones that I use for my family and recommend to you. You can find out more information about the company and their safety standards at SeedtoSeal.com.

Start on your journey of natural living today. Customers get a 24% discount for life by clicking this link to get your very own starter kit.

Clean with Lemon

Lemon Essential Oil Is The Oil Of Clean

When beginning to use essential oils, it’s best to put together a kit with a few basics. These will be oils that help cover all of the needs for you and your family. This makes essential oils easy to learn and work with. All of my recommended starter oils  have a keyword that you can associate with them to help you learn their properties. The keyword for lemon is clean. This amazing essential oil allows you to clean, not only your home, but also your body and it’s systems.

When it comes to natural cleaning alternatives, Lemon is the perfect place to start. This oil is safe and effective for cleaning all throughout your home. When you use pure essential oils in your home you can be confident that it is safe for both your pets and your family. You’ll also be saving them from exposure to harmful toxins found in chemical cleaners. Lemon essential oil is a natural degreaser,  just one drop can help get that stubborn stuck on grease off of your pans or break down buildup in your oven or stove. For a Lemon essential oil cleaning recipe click the link here!

Inner cleanse with Lemon

Cleaning more than just your home

Not only does lemon help you with cleaning around the house but it can also cleanse your body’s systems. After making the switch to natural foods and products a change begins to occur. Your body will begin eliminating the toxins that have built up in your system. Lemon oil is the perfect choice for supporting your body during this time of cleansing. It works to help flush the toxins out of your system. It also supports the cleansing centers of your body, like your kidneys and bladder, making them more effective.

Lemon has been used in skin care to help cleanse the skin, reduce wrinkles and even combat acne. Lemon essential oil can also promote an even coloring of skin and nails. It’s important to note that lemon, like all citrus oils, is photosensitive. This means that it draws in sunlight. Because of this, it should not be used in areas of skin which will be exposed to intense, direct sunlight. If using this oil on your skin, apply it to areas which will have limited sun exposure. Applying it at night instead of during the day is also safe and effective. Never apply any essential oils before going tanning!

Your own ray of sunshine

Brighten Your Mood and Food

Bright citrus oils like lemon will wake you up in the morning helping you to get up and get going. Lemon oil can also help clear up your emotions! All of us are plagued at times with dark, difficult, or heavy emotions. Clearing out those dark or depressing thoughts giving you a brighter outlook on the day. Lemon also helps promote clarity of thought and purpose.  Citrus oils, like lemon, are bright and uplifting. Having a very positive effect on your emotions by interacting with hormonal balance in your brain and endocrine system. This can help cheer you up and get you moving!

Lemon vitality oil can be taken internally in your water or can be used to flavor food and cooking. Lemon oil is perfect to add into a glass of water each morning. This will help eliminate the toxins out of your body. You can add a drop to plain or vanilla yogurt and top it with fresh berries for a healthy treat. Or combine it with savory foods such as chicken, fish, vegetables, or rice.

One amazing thing about Young living  is that they are the only company to have an exclusive line of essential oils that is FDA approved for internal use. This means you can safely take these oils internally and use them for culinary applications. When we are talking about essential oils for internal use, in any form, we are referring exclusively to young livings’ vitality line.

Interested in learning more? We are now offering an e-mail course called First Look at Essential Oils, completely free,  to help introduce you to the amazing properties of true essential oils. Just click the link here to get access to our starter course.

Young Living Lemon oil

Young Living For An Active Lifestyle

Young Living For An Active Lifestyle

 

Caring For Yourself

Trying to carve out time for our health can be a real struggle in the world we live in. You know that taking care of your body matters, it’s what keeps you going. But between work, family, chores, activities, and responsibilities, it takes a real commitment to make time to care for yourself as well.

In recent years we are seeing more and more cases of everyday products being detrimental to our health. As someone who knows the value of your health, how can you ensure that the products you’re using are helping you stay in that place of wellness you’ve dedicated so much time to?

How can you be confident in your products without spending hours either creating them yourself or researching every artificial ingredient in the world and how to avoid them? What you need is an effective, all-natural solution that’s convenient for you. You need Young Living for an active lifestyle.

 

Seed To Seal

 

What Is Young Living

Young Living is an Essential Oils company that has really become a natural lifestyle company. They use only 100% organic (and in most cases, better than organic) products. These products are made from plant based materials and use the natural properties of these plants to support the various systems of your body. They never use plants grown with pesticides and absolutely no artificial chemicals anywhere in the process. They call this standard of integrity “Seed to Seal.”

This is so important because even some products that are marketed as pure, natural, or organic can contain some toxic items within them. You can scan your products at home or on the store shelf to see how even the ‘organic’ brands measure up using the “Think Dirty” app for your smartphone. Then learn more about the better than organic standards at Young Living as well as the process they use and the purity of their products on the website www.SeedtoSeal.com

 

 

The Dangers In Commercial Products

At this point some of you may still be wondering “But what’s wrong with the products I’ve always used? Could they really be THAT bad for me?” To answer this I’d like to take a look at one of the most common products we use when we are out playing, exercising, or just going about our lives. Sunscreen. If you’re outdoors for long periods of time you probably use sunscreen to keep your skin healthy amidst all those rays. If you have children sunscreen is especially important to protect their delicate skin.

Most people don’t realize that sunscreen typically contains ingredients that act as “penetration agents” to help the product adhere to your skin. This unfortunately means that your body more readily absorbs the toxic chemicals contained in that product. According to the EWG (environmental working group) website “many sunscreen chemicals are absorbed into the body and can be measured in blood, breast milk, and urine samples”

What about the other products we use as we’re out and active? Bug spray can keep away mosquitoes and the diseases they carry, but they can also contain DEET and Permethrin. DEET can impair cellular function in parts of your brain and has been found to be a behavior modifying chemical. Permethrin is a neurotoxin, meaning it can kill brain cells. It is also damaging to the environment as it can harm cats, bees, and all forms of aquatic life. These are just some of the products you may be reaching for before you go out.

 

Cool Azul Pain Cream

 

There Is A Better Way

Now what if you could take all those toxic chemicals and replace them with something that is beneficial to your body instead. That’s exactly what Young Living has done. Their Mineral Sunscreen Lotion protects against UVA and UVB rays and is naturally derived from plant and mineral based ingredients.

Their Insect Repellent is clinically proven to repel mosquitoes and other tiny invaders using only 100% naturally derived, plant based ingredients. They also have Cool Azul Pain Cream which provides relief from muscle and joint aches, arthritis, strains, bruises, and sprains. Its an effective and natural alternative to medicated pain creams or “over the counter” sports gels, which use artificial ingredients and petroleum.

They carry a complete Active & Fit Kit which contains Cool Azul Sports Gel (made from organic plant based ingredients) and five essential oils that provide aromatic and topical support to help you do your best when you’re at the gym or after a long day of activity. These include Peppermint with it’s invigorating aroma that helps you wake up and get moving. R.C. to support your respiratory system and keep you breathing easy. Deep Relief with it’s soothing, cool sensation during or after a workout (or a long day). Thieves to help support your immune system and leave you with #noexcuses to not give today your all. As well as Copaiba which works with your body system to ensure they are all operating in harmony.

 

Active and Fit Kit

 

Make It Happen

You already dedicate time and energy towards your health everyday.  The next step is to start using products that support the level of wellness you’ve worked towards, instead of taxing your body and setting you back. The best way to get started on this journey is with a Starter Kit from Young Living. There are four starter kit options to choose from so you can pick the experience that will best support your journey of wellness.

The first is an Essential Oils Starter Kit, this comes with 11 of the best oils to get you going and your choice of diffuser. This kit is ideal for anyone who prefers to take their health 100% into their own hands. It gives you the ability to start benefiting from the therapeutic properties of the oils directly, simply by adding them to the diffuser or applying them topically. It’s also the best option if you intend to create your own products.

The second option is the NingXia Starter Kit, which focuses on nutritional support for your body through our powerful antioxidant drink.

The Thieves Kit is for those wanting to start their natural living at home. This kit contains everything you need to get started detoxifying your home and replacing toxic cleaners.

If you’d rather have an experience that’s tailored to you, the custom starter kit is just what you need. You can Create Your Own Starter Kit using the products we discussed here today that will help support your active lifestyle or any products you choose to help replace those toxins in your life with something better.

When you choose the starter kit that’s perfect for you, you also have the ability to set up Essential Rewards. This amazing program offers discounted shipping and access to free products every month and additional products when you keep it active for several consecutive months. When placing an order you are always getting a better deal when you have Essential Rewards activated. The best part is that you can turn off this program (and restart it) whenever you like.

To get started go to bit.ly/CoriSchultzEssentialOils and get ready to Thrive!