Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Essential Oils 101: The Benefits

Hello! It's the week we've all been waiting for. We've discussed the basics of essential oils, the various types of oils and the production process. Now, it's time to learn about the awesome benefits of using these oils.

Essential oils have physical and emotional benefits. The essential molecules of the oils help our bodies fight infection and disease, support hormonal/inter cellular processes, repair our bodies and help us 'run' better. Because of their unique properties, essential oils are not only vital to plant life; they contribute to the well-being of  humans. This is why essential oils were medicinally utilized throughout history to kill viruses, bacteria and fungi.

Physically - Nearly all essential oils are:
  • Antiviral, antifungal, antibacterial, antimicrobial, antiparasitic, antiseptic, etc.
  • Many have anti-inflammatory properties
  • Antioxidant - Working against free radicals
  • Process through the body easily
  • Adaptogenic towards homeostasis (ability of an organism to adapt to environmental factors to avoid being damaged)
  • Immune stimulants
  • Hormone supporting and balancing
  • Oxygenating to the blood (i.e. enables the blood to carry more oxygen)
  • Can pass the blood brain barrier for brain benefits - Can pass through cell walls too!
  • Many are anti-tumor
  • Detoxifying - that is able to break down toxins in the body
  • Beneficial to ALL systems
  • Complimentary and supportive to alternative health therapies (i.e. reflexology, chiropractic, acupuncture/acupressure, nutritional therapy)
  • Positively supporting to emotions
  • Many are grounding
  • Many (especially floral and citrus essential oils) provide relief to depression, anxiety, anger and agitation
  • Supports intuitive thinking
  • Are able to uniquely touch and support the subconscious
  • Aid to clear and resolve negative emotional memories
  • Aid to help release, forgive, accept, move-on, etc.
So why should you use Essential Oils?
  • Essential Oils compliment a Whole Foods/Vegetarian/Vegan/Raw Food Diet
  • Essential Oils offer very powerful solutions to support and recover your health
  • Essential Oils support Physical AND Emotional health
  • Essential Oils are an effective and economical option to take health care back into your own hands
Join Young Living Essential Oils today! Simply follow these steps:
2) Click on the 'Sign-Up' Link
3) Use Member Number - 1349625

This is just a brief overview of the amazing benefits of Essential Oils. Although this mini blog series is finished, I cannot wait to share more about Essential Oils in the future. What are you waiting for? Get started today!

All the best,

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