And this is looking out on the fields of ylang ylang trees. We have 45,000 ylang ylang trees Established and newer fields of fragrant ylang ylang trees on the Chongon, Ecuador, farm. Imagine being there when they are blooming! growing on the farm. There are folks here at convention who helped plant ylang ylang trees a few years ago. How …

Scents of the Season: Four Scents to Diffuse During the Holidays

Our sense of smell is one of the strongest triggers for emotions and memory. Diffusing special fragrances into your home during the holidays is a special treat that invites a special experience that you can reminiscence about in the coming years.   Try diffusing Christmas Spirit™ or mimic the aroma of baked holiday treats wafting through the air with Thieves®  …

Create Your Own Spa Getaway with Homemade Shower Bombs

Create your own spa getaway with these easy-to-make DIY shower bombs! The next time you need a bit of rejuvenation, toss a shower bomb in the bottom of your shower and enjoy the wonderful scent or create a collection of these homemade shower bombs as a gift for someone you love. Ingredients: 2 cups baking soda 1 cup citric acid …

The Young Living Farm in Chongon, Ecuador

I had to build the 2-mile road into the farm, which was quite an accomplishment; and then This is part of the 2-mile road Gary built into the Young Living Farm in Ecuador. I put a gate and guardhouse at the entrance. Then we built a reservoir to hold the water. Below is a picture looking across the lake to …

Best For Last: Free Everyday Oils™ With Your December Order!

The holiday season is a great time to express your gratitude, and we’re taking the month of December to show you ours with the biggest PV promotion we’ve ever offered. It’s passionate people like you that have made an incredible 2015 possible, so our December promotion includes the never-before-offered Everyday Oils Collection, plus free 15-ml Lavender and 5-ml Black Pepper …

This 2005 photo shows Gary investigating palo santo after which he began distilling the wood. We were in Chongon in 2005 when I started teaching at the university there and doing research and looking for plants. On one of my expeditions into the desert jungle, I was looking at palo santo. I was the first to distill Palo Santo essential …

A Close Shave: A Step-by-Step Guide to Your Smoothest Skin Ever

December is here, and many men are planning on saying goodbye to their No-Shave November beards. Are you getting ready to go clean-shaven? Go beyond giving your face a quick buzz with the electric razor and follow our five tips for a close, silky-smooth shave. Exfoliation is for guys, too: Clear any buildup on your skin by lightly exfoliating your face …

Gifts for Her Holiday Guide

Wolfberry Tea Gift SetFreshly steeped tea on a cold winter’s day, anyone? The only thing that could make it better is some nice conversation. With this two-mug Wolfberry Tea Gift Set, all she needs for a perfect afternoon is a friendly visitor. Gym Bag Kit – Power PackMake any daily workout goal a little easier with this handy gym bag …

Spruce Up Your Day with Northern Lights Black Spruce Essential Oil

While at the 2015 International Grand Convention, I had the privilege of giving out sample fragrance strips of the new Northern Lights Black Spruce essential oil at the Simply Oils booth. Members found the crisp, rich, woodsy aroma inviting and a welcome addition to their essential oil collections. I was also asked for my suggestions, and after experimenting with the …