It’s time for my 2nd installment (that sounds so official ;)) of the Therapeutic Thursday series, where I share a little tidbit about essential oils from Young Living. I managed to get my personal stash organized just in time, too! Last weekend I was at HomeGoods for the first time in forever and I found this adjustable silverware tray. I really wanted something that would hold each individual bottle up so that when the spaces aren’t full they wouldn’t all fall down (which you can see they did in the first pic), but for the time and cost effectiveness factor I decided to go this route. If I hate it, it can be repurposed in the kitchen for an office drawer, so no loss!
No worries. I think I’ll fill that drawer in no time and no more tipping bottles!
I wasn’t able to put the divider vertically in the drawer and expand it width-wise because the drawer wasn’t deep enough. Once expanded I could add at least one more section, so that’s possible for down the road if I decide to move my oils. For now I wanted them in the antique wash basin by the front door where I currently have my diffuser.
Right now I have my 5 ml bottles in one section, and the 15 ml in another, but eventually I’ll organize by individual oils and then blends. I put the V6 oil and pump in a 3rd spot when it arrived the other day, but I will find a place to put it so that it can stand now that I have it open. On the left (photo above) are roller bottles (to apply oils to the skin diluted with a carrier oil, like V6) and I put samples in the back of the drawer.
I also picked up some glass sprayer bottles at Abundant Health (where I got the roller bottles as well), which are on the left. I’ll show you my plans for those later!
What I’m Crushing On Now…
I’m anxiously awaiting my next order! I got a 2nd diffuser because I love diffusing the oils all.day.long!! I want to leave one in the living room and eventually get one for each bedroom. I ran out of Thieves oil last week and am feeling lost without it! It’s great to diffuse and apply for immunity support, and Brad now has the respiratory viral whatever that I had a week ago…and my congestion is back, too. I had also started applying it to my feet morning and night in a carrier oil (I was using avacado oil) for hormone support. And now that I’m going to start spring cleaning this weekend I’m really anxious for the Thieves cleaner to arrive!
Another thing I’ve been loving is putting citrus oil in my water. I was using Lemon exclusively, but tried Citrus Fresh the other day and I love it just as much! I’ve been diffusing Purification quite a bit, which helps purify the air and can also help with immunity support. And I’ve decided that I’m really going to love Frankincense because it does SO MUCH! That’s a post in and of itself.
How To Get Started…
If you’re interested in trying the oils, you can view the catalog here and contact me with your order (click on the “contact” tab at the top of the blog). However, I think the best deal is to sign up as a member by purchasing the Premium Starter Kit. Starting at $160 (cost depends on which kit you choose) you get 11 awesome oils, a diffuser (one of my favorite parts), and some other samples and info to get you started. You don’t have to want to make a business of Young Living to purchase the kit! You can enjoy 24% off products as a wholesale member and your only commitment is to purchase $50 in product in an entire YEAR. That’s AWESOME. And when you realize how much you love the oils it’s also EASY to meet that $50 in the year. Here’s a picture of what you get…just be sure to (please!) use my link to sign up. 🙂
Eventually I want to share why you want to choose Young Living rather than another company or by simply buying essential oils at a health store. But today starts a 4-day break for me and Faith and I have lots of plans, so for the sake of time I’ll save that for another day (or you can contact me for more info). But if you’re thinking that you’d like to try the oils, you can simply go here to sign up for the Premium Starter Kit (there are other kit options available as well). Please contact me with any questions!
I’ll have tons more to share later but lots to do today including enjoying this sunshine! Have a great day!