Explorations from Egypt to the Amazon

This is Dr. Radwin Farag who I studied biochemistry with at Cairo University from 1991 to 1996. It was a phenomenal time, and of course during this time is when I learned so much about the ancient history of essential oils, and this is what gave me the foundation for …

Jump-Start the New Year Using Essential Oils

The new year is a time of reflection and introspection, inviting you to contemplate what you would like to create in your life in the upcoming year. Whatever your goals or resolutions may be—from expanding your social network, enriching relationships, or creating a deeper spiritual connection—using essential oils can help …

Gary’s Big Surprise at 2014 Convention!

[Editor’s Note: Gary was presenting his 20th Anniversary PowerPoint before this big surprise!] Gary wrote The One Gift and Shutran’s Ancient Apothecary about the ancient Frankincense Trail. The Essential Oil Desk Reference also has great information about frankincense. Of course, many of you probably have The One Gift, and Shutran’s …

Holy Guacamole! Get Our Take on This Famous Dip

We’re thrilled to introduce our Vitality™ line, which includes some of our best-loved essential oils now labeled for culinary and dietary use! To help kick off this exciting new line, we’re making one of our favorite dips of all time and having a fun giveaway. Enjoy this delicious guacamole and …

Working to Fulfill a Dream in Oman

In 2010 Gary secured Young Living’s first distiller in Salalah, Oman. I took a film crew to Oman when we were preparing to shoot The One Gift. They filmed me cutting resin so I could show the whole process of frankincense. They also filmed me up on the mountain buying …

5 Cardio Training Tips for the New Year

James Lawrence—who goes by the moniker “the Iron Cowboy”—recently completed 50 Ironman triathlon courses in 50 states in just 50 days, setting a world record along the way. A Young Living brand ambassador, Lawrence shared some pointers for making the most of your cardio workout in the new year.  Maybe …

Get Cooking! Introducing the YL Einkorn Cook-Off

Get ready to get cooking! Watch as Jared Turner and Travis Ogden square off in our test kitchen to introduce our fun YL Einkorn Cook-Off contest. Send us your submission by January 31 for your shot at winning big in the YL Einkorn Cook-Off! Many submissions will be featured in …

State Your Dreams: Make Them Happen!

After Gary cut a frankincense tree and obtained a little resin, he stated his dream to Mary that one day he would have a distillery in Oman. Dreams need to be spoken! I took Mary to the Middle East in 1995. We stopped in Oman and were driving through the …

The Diamond Way: 10 Daily Tips from Young Living Diamonds

We asked several of our Diamond leaders about what daily habits make a difference in their businesses. Their answers are both inspiring and accessible, making it advice that you can incorporate into your life every day. We hope that you find their tips uplifting and aspirational—we sure did! Answers may …

Ring in the New Year with January’s Exclusive Rewards!

  The new year is here, and we’re getting things started with some of our favorite essential oils! With your qualifying January order, you can earn free bottles of Peppermint, Rosemary, and Tea Tree oils, as well as several other member favorites! Learn more about how your order can qualify …

Traveling the Frankincense Trail

Gary at the camp in the Empty Quarter which stretches over 250,000 miles covering parts of Oman, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. My travels around the world have been numerous over the last 30 years, looking for plants, looking for growers, and developing farms in order to …

Wellness in the New Year: A Practical Approach

As the new year approaches, most of us make resolutions to live better. For many, that usually includes eating better, exercising, and adopting other healthy habits. Here are a few tips to help in your quest for wellness:   1. Improve Your Intake H2Whoa!: Simply increasing your water intake will …

NingXia Bar Party Printables

Here are the printable versions of the sign and take-home cards we used for our “How to Host a NingXia Red Bar at Your Holiday Party” blog.   Blend Idea Sign Printable To Download: Click on the thumbnail image to expand to full version. Right click to for Windows or …

How to Host NingXia Red Bar at Your Holiday Party

Give your holiday party an essential oil-infused twist by hosting a NingXia Red® bar! This is a great way to introduce your friends and family to some of Young Living’s member-favorite products in a casual setting. When you’re hosting a party for the holidays, setting up a NingXia Red bar …

Nuts About Wolfberries Energy Bars

Yield: 8 servings Prep. time: 10 minutes Total time: 2 hours 10 minutes   INGREDIENTS: 2 cups pitted dates 1 cup Organic Dried Wolfberries 1 cup pistachios 1 cup cashews 2 Tbsp. water 2 drops Orange essential oil 1 drop Cinnamon Bark essential oil 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract   …