Essential oils are sold literally everywhere. You can buy bottle of Lavender for few bucks on the internet. So why pay top price for it? I was asked many times why I chose Young Living and not any other company. Well, integrity and trust. There is no law as per what can be in your bottle of Essential oil. The FDA requires that there has to be 5% of Essential oil in a bottle for it to be called Pure, Therapeutic or Organic Essential oil. Yes, only 5 %. So the rest can be carrier oil or basically anything else, because makers do not have to put ingredients on the bottle! So you have to trust your company and you have to choose well so you know that there is not something else in that bottle. You have to know that the bottle of Lavender you bought contains only Lavender. That is why I use Young Living. When you are buying Young Living Essential oil, there is 100% of that oil.
Young Living has absolute control over their oils from the planting up to sealing in the bottle. They grow only on virgin lands. Before they start planting on their farms, they make sure the land was never fertilized. They are so transparent and open that you can fly to any of their farms, open any door and see for yourself. No other company will do it. Because Young Living is the only company that owns their own farms. They also harvest the crops themselves at the peek of its value and distill it at the right temperature. If you do visit their farm, beware that you will most probably be asked to pick weeds, as they handpick the weeds on all their farms!
Why should we pay so much attention that our Essential oils are organic? Well, if you do not buy organic, imagine they sprayed all that field with pesticides. These sprays are dangerous to human body, we know that, that’s why we try to buy organic food. Now if you are eating non organic food, you are getting little bit of the pesticide. BUT if you are using Essential oil that has been sprayed with pesticides, you are getting huge amount. Did you know it takes 27 square feed of Lavender plants to make one bottle of Lavender? So when you are using Essential oils, it is same like eating the whole field sprayed with pesticides at once. And we do not want that. This is why you want to make sure you oils are organic and no pesticides. Young Living has only Organic oils.
So does it really matter? Can you tell the difference between any essential oil? Well imagine you had a 100 ml bottle of 100% orange juice. You take 95 ml out of it, leaving only 5 ml in it and fill it up with water. Would you taste the difference between the 100% and the 5%? It also matters, if you only use your oils in your diffuser, because if you do not know the source of your oil, you might as well be inhaling all the bad things that are in the bottle together with the oil. All oils are not made equally. Same as all food is not made equally or all wine is not made equally. The product is just not same.
As per size, essential oils are smaller than cells and viruses. They can penetrate your skin faster than any modern medicine. They can affect every cell in the body within 20 minutes. Essential oils can have profound physical, physiological and psychological effects on your body. There is special rules about how to use essential oils with children as well and I can help you understand how to use Essential oils safely at your home, for your beauty and your family. Make sure you keep in touch with me through this blog, my Facebook http://www.facebook.com/mamadslife or in my Oily Family Group on Facebook as well. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1260361580700354
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