Anytime you apply, rub, or massage essential oils into your skin, your experience starts with sensory receptors. These receptor cells are all over your body, and they do some pretty powerful stuff. Let’s talk about what these human body receptors are and why they’re so amazing! What is a receptor, and how does it work? Receptors are protein molecules that have binding sites on them for different types of molecules. When an external molecule finds a binding site it fits in, it
Give your skin some much-deserved love! Not your average moisturizer, this DIY lotion bar uses the warmth of your body to melt natural emollients and essential oils into the skin to smooth, moisturize and hydrate dry hands, heels, elbows, and more. With a rich base of coconut oil, beeswax, and shea butter, this homemade lotion bar recipe has a smooth and rich consistency. We honestly can’t get enough of the clean and fresh lavender-lemon combo we tried, but feel free to get i
Here’s a great post on clove from YoungLiving: Imagine this: You’re inside, it’s dark out, the fire is on, you have a cup of hot chocolate in your hand, a fuzzy blanket on your lap, and your Diffuser is diffusing a magical and cozy aroma with Clove essential oil. Sounds like a great way to unwind from your day, doesn’t it? With its spicy, warm scent, Clove essential oil is the perfect companion for celebratory moments at holiday gatherings, and we want to help you enjoy this
The earthy, complex nature of Patchouli essential oil makes it easy to rave about. Whether we’re using it on its own or in some of our favorite blends such as DiGize™ and Peace & Calming®, Patchouli oil is versatile in its uses and benefits. Its musky scent makes it popular for use in soaps and perfumes, either used as a distinctive aroma on its own or to blend with other complementary scents.
Free spirits have been drawn to Patchouli oil’s unique aroma for a long time. If
1. Helichrysum flowers are sometimes called Immortelle, or the Everlasting Flower, possibly because of the way its essential oil can smooth the appearance of fine lines and uneven skin tone. 2. Skin dull and dry from time out in the sun? Help revive it with a soothing, aromatic combination of Helichrysum, lavender, and coconut oil. Gently massage the mixture into your skin. 3. Hit a slump? Throw some Helichrysum and Eucalyptus Radiata into your diffuser. The fresh, earthy
Ingredients 3 apples ¼ cup honey 1 drop Cinnamon Bark Vitality™ Instructions Preheat oven to 225⁰ F. Use Thieves® Fruit & Veggie Spray to clean the fruit. With a mandolin or knife, thinly slice apples from top to bottom. In a small bowl, combine honey and Cinnamon Bark Vitality. Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper and place apple slices on top. Drizzle honey mixture over apple slices. Cook in the oven for 90 minutes. Remove cookies sheets from heat and place apple sli
Ingredients 1 clementine or tangerine, peeled and seeds removed 1 orange, peeled and seeds removed ½ tablespoon orange blossom honey 2 drops Orange Vitality™ essential oil 2 drops Tangerine Vitality essential oil 1 scoop Slique Shake (optional) 4 ounces plain Greek yogurt 4 ounces crushed ice Instructions Place everything in a high-speed blender and blend on high until smooth. Serve immediately. Recipe from Young Living #smoothierecipe #RosanneBostonian #younglivingessentialo
Since I’ve been doing Reiki practice, I have much more appreciation for feet. My now famous dog, Toby, looks in puzzlement as I try to negotiate slippery stairs and sidewalks on two feet. He cocks his head wondering why in Heaven’s name I am a biped. I can empathize with his puzzlement. It seems to make so much more sense to be cornered, like a table or chair. We would never think to sit on a two legged chair. The obvious advantage of the biped is having hands that do th
Rosanne posts her teachings and observations in this part of Essential Spirit. Enjoy her wisdom and learn from her years of study and practice.