Essential Oils and Our Emotions

Even if you can’t really read French, Mr. Mailhebiau’s book title suggests essential oils have compounds that affect emotions: La Nouvelle Aromatherapie: Caractérologie des essences et tempéraments humains. Next, I met Mr. Philippe Mailhebiau, who is a French chemist. He made the comment one day, “I feel that essential oils have compounds that may affect emotions.” Whoa, boy, did that …

Keeping Your Healthy Lifestyle Through the Holidays

The holiday season is known for its joyous atmosphere, family get-togethers, and parties galore. On the flipside, the season is also known for its busyness, cramped schedules, and unhealthy snacks. Factor in dropping temperatures and decreased daylight, and you may quickly find your wellness routine in decline.     Here are a few tips to help you prepare now for …

Hosting Your Young Living Holiday Party

No matter what time of year it is, celebrating the holidays is always a great way to bring people together! Whether your party’s theme is fall harvest, Halloween, Thanksgiving, or Christmas, hosting a holiday party is a casual and fun way to introduce your friends and family to Young Living. Read on to discover a few of our ideas for …

My Second Mentor: Marcel Espieu

Marcel Espieu is sitting directly behind Gary. In 1991 Jean-Noël introduced me to Marcel Espieu, who in the photo is sitting behind me. Marcel Espieu was my second teacher and greatest mentor because he lived longer and was able to spend more time with me. Mr. Viaud and Marcel were the two greatest distillers in modern times in our world …

Custom Blends for Your Child’s KidScents Diffuser

Our 2015 International Grand Convention was one of the most exciting we’ve ever held. Even veteran members were in awe of the size, scope, and décor throughout this immersive two-session event!   The introduction at the convention of our new Dino Land and Dolphin Reef diffusers generated a lot of enthusiasm. Offered exclusively by Young Living to combine fun and …

Prophetic Words from Henri Viaud

Gary is shown with Mr. and Mrs. Henri Viaud in his French apothecary. Henri Viaud is considered the Father of French Distillation. After Henri Viaud heard my answer to his question [see last week’s blog], he was still holding up his finger, but it stopped shaking. He still had ahold of my forearm and was squeezing harder, as tears ran …

How to Freshen Up Your Home

  What are some of your favorite tips and aromatic essential oils for keeping your home fresh? Let us know in the comments!

Sharing YL the Right Way

Do FDA regulations have you feeling tongue-tied? Sometimes it can be difficult to sort out what is true and what is myth, and that can make you feel less confident when trying to share Young Living products with your family, friends, or acquaintances.   We’re here to give you back the power to share! Our Sharing YL the Right Way …

Henri Viaud, Master Distiller

This is Henri Viaud’s classic book on essential oil distillation. Dr. Kurt Schnaubelt has written that Viaud “. . . was the first to articulate that an essential oil for aromatherapy needed to fulfill a different set of criteria than those for the fragrance industry.” From Schnaubelt’s The Healing Intelligence of Essential Oils, Healing Arts Press, 2011, page 64. In …