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In the U.S., 84,000 chemicals are being used in tens of thousands of household products while only 11 are regulated.  The under-regulation coupled with misleading advertisement leave consumers clueless.  Even more, many “natural” household products commit a green washing sin making it overwhelming to find products safe for your home.  Essential Oil based products and Essential Oils are quick and easy ways to kick chemicals to the curb.

Essential Oils act as the life force of plants helping to regulate and promote the health of plants just like the blood in our bodies. Plants are powerful helping us to keep our homes clean, stay healthy, provide essential nutrients and even make us look beautiful.  Unlike man-made synthetic chemicals, our bodies know what to do with plants and how to handle them.

Humans and plants have a symbiotic relationship to survival (think oxygen) making them a safe and natural alternative to many mainstream products.




SIGNING UP FOR YOUR MEMBER ACCOUNT IS EASY! Watch the video below or follow the step-by-step instructions to get started.



#2. Choose your type of Starter Kit to start receiving 24% OFF all future orders. My recommendations are:

Premium Starter Kit (found under Popular Premium Kits). This starter kit offers a 50% discount on 11 Essential Oils, 1 Diffuser, 2 NingXia Red samples, 2 All-Purpose Household Cleaners, 1 Product Guide + so much more.
Thieves Kit (found under Other Premium Kits). This starter kit offers a 50% discount on 2 All-Purpose Household Cleaners, 2 Hand Soaps, 2 Sanitizing Sprays, 2 Hand Sanitizes, 2 Essential Oils, 2 NingXia Red Samples, 1 Product Guide + so much more.
Basic Kit (found under Basic Kits). This start kit offers you a quick and easy way to receive the membership discount.

*make sure to check the box of your starter kit of choice

#3 Scroll down to “Step 2: Set Up Your Monthly Order”. While this step is optional, I highly recommend signing-up for a monthly wellness box (Essential Rewards) where you purchase non-toxic items such as household cleaning supplies, make-up, food, personal care products, baby items and so much more. I recommend this monthly wellness box because it is the only way to receive free non-toxic products, receive money back on EVERY purchase and offers discounted shipping. Additionally, you can change your order each month (to fit the needs of your home) and can be canceled at ANY TIME!

*If interested complete the steps 4 through 7. If you are not interested at this time, skip down to step 8.

#4 Click “Customize Monthly Order” towards the bottom of Step 2. Here you will be taken into their product catalog. If you are unfamiliar with all the products that Young Living has to offer I recommend visiting their website first and finding a list of 10 items you are interested in purchasing. Below are some of my favorite items in each category.

Thieves: All-Purpose Cleaner, Dish Soap, Hand Soap, Automatic Dish Powder
Essential Oil Singles: Peppermint, Lavender, Frankincense, Cedarwood, Tea Tree, Lemon
Essential Oil Blends: Purification, Peace & Calming, DiGize, Stress Away
Savvy Minerals: Eyeshadow, Foundation, Mascara, Bronzer
Body Care: Mineral Sunscreen Lotion, Insect Repellent, LavaDerm After-Sun Spray, Lavender Calming Bath Bombs

*Download this Essential Oil cheet sheet to give you the top Essential Oils, their uses and spreadsheet for writing down  your favorites for your Essential Rewards order.

#5 Find your items in each category and select “Add Product” found on the right-hand side of each product. This step will add each item to your Essential Rewards monthly wellness box.
#6 Once an item is added, scroll back to the top and click “Back to Categories” to add more items. Please note that to qualify for the Essential Rewards benefits of free products, money back, discounted shipping and more your order must be a minimum of $50 each month.
#7 After all your items are selected, scroll to the bottom of the page and click “Save Monthly Order”. You will then be taken back the previous page. Make sure to confirm your monthly order by clicking “Yes, add the selected Essential Rewards kit to my membership order”.
#8 Click “Next” under Step 3.
#9 Enter your name, address and create a user name for logging-in for future orders. If you wish to start your own business, select “Individual: With social security number”. If you choose to simply love and use your toxin free products, select “Individual” No social security number required”. Click Agree and Continue
#10 Enter your shipping & payment information and click next.
#11 Review your order and checkout to receive your shipment of toxin free products.




Essential Oils interest has quadulped since 2014 leading to many new entrants in the market [1]. When choosing the company I buy Essential Oils from, I look at a number of factors.

  1. 100% TOXIN FREE – Young Living is the ONLY Essential Oil company that controls the entire Essential Oil process from buying their land “virgin”, or 100% free of pesticides, planting, weeding by hand, distilling and bottling. This is an important distinction because no fillers or synthetic chemicals are ever added to their oils unlike ALL other brands. Because Essential Oils are highly concentrated versions of plants, I want to ensure that when I put them on my body I am not also putting highly concentrated versions of chemicals as well. The only other company I would ever consider purchasing my Essential Oils from would be DoTerra. Unfortunately, DoTerra does not exercise the same controls that Young Living does. While they do have certain testing protocols they are simply re-bottling from other sources and cannot always be 100% sure their products are free of toxic chemicals.
  2. REWARDS FOR PURCHASES – When purchasing my products through Young Living, I get free products each month, money back on every purchase (10%-25% depending on how long you have been a customer of YL) and many other perks. Before I was buying from products from traditional retailers (Amazon, Grocery Store, Sephora) and not receiving the same rewards.
  3. ONE STOP SHOP – As a mother of 3 young children and a wife to a pilot, I do not want to spend my hours driving around town to pick-up all the toxin free products for my home. Thankfully, I order 90% of products from YL because of the vast variety of products they carry. Plus, it gets shipped directly to my door.
  4. 250+ PLANT-BASED PRODUCTS – Young Living carries the most Essential Oil products out of any other Essential Oil company. Because of their wide-selection, I am able to stock-up my home with many household basic with more opportunities to get rewarded. From an entire cleaning product line, make-up line, personal care line, supplements and more, I have more opportunities to get money back vs. other Essential Oil companies.

When making your final decision, search for products that go beyond organic and therapeutic-grade quality. Look for a company that does not outsource any part of their process and maintains entire control of the plants. Replacing chemicals with naturally derived ingredients should be done with care and rigor all the way down to where you source your oils from.

Learn more below…







[1] “Explore Search Interest for Essential Oils by Time, Location and Popularity on Google Trends.” Google Trends, Google, 5-y&q=essential oils.

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