Candy canes, peppermint candy, holiday decorations, dessert flavoring…peppermint is found everywhere during the holiday season! But do you know all of the other uses for this hybrid mint (it’s a cross between watermint and spearmint)? Read on for more background on peppermint and 13 ways it can be used in daily life… Continue reading →
LAVENDER (Lavandula angustifolia) is the most versatile of all essential oils. Therapeutic-grade lavender has been highly regarded for the skin. Lavender has been clinically evaluated for Continue reading →
Essential Oils are available both as “singles” and “blends.” Singles are a specific plant (such as rose or ylang ylang) and a blend is the combination of two or more single oils. In this post, I will share information about a very popular oil blend; Thieves.
In ancient times, sweet smelling oils were respected more for medicinal properties than scent, while today the opposite is true. Most of modern society is ignoring the greatest attributes of essential oils–their Continue reading →
Thank you Crescent for sharing your experience after one of our Aroma Yoga® classes. Bringing Young Living Essential Oils to your yoga practice is transports you and adds dimension to your yoga practice!
Join Tracy on October 12 from 2-4pm at the The Yoga Nest in Venice Beach, California for her Aroma Yoga® workshop!
Here’s a simple Aroma Yoga exercise for grounding, calming anxiety and creating prosperity with Young Living’s Essential Oil Abundance blend. Give it a try and leave a comment to how you feel afterwards!
In this workshop you will learn how to safely and instantly transform your yoga practice into a healing session with pure grade therapeutic essential oils.
Like yoga, aromatherapy has been practiced for thousands of years to cleanse, heal and balance the body, mind and emotions. With proper use, we can actively stimulate our olfactory system with essential oils to become more Continue reading →
Meet one of the cornerstone’s of the Urban Zen Integrative Therapy Program, Rodney Yee as he shares how we can create an environment for healing by using aromatherapy, Reiki, breath awareness, meditation and contemplative care.
Our focus essential oil this week, Cedarwood, is associated with the 1st, or Root, Chakra. When balanced this Chakra allows us to feel of safe, secure and grounded. This oil is even more powerful when combined with a yoga practice focused on grounding and balancing. Our co-author Ashley Turner has just released a series of Chakra based yoga practices (using essential oils!) Continue reading →
For this blog post, I wanted to introduce you to a dear friend, Brenda Charbonneau, who is standing here in front of an Egyptian pyramid. Brenda is Registered Nurse, specializing in Hospice Care. She is also an Urban Zen Integrative Therapist who I trained back in 2009. I asked her to write about her favorite oils and how she uses them with her patients and their families, and I thought what she wrote was so beautiful, I wanted to share this with you all. I think her words will inspire you too.
Ever feel like you have brain fog? You can’t remember what you were about to say, or your walked into a certain room and forgot what is was you went in there for?
Or maybe as we approach the end of summer, getting back from vacation or back into the rhythm of work or the beginning of the school year you could use a natural way to have a crisper focus and more mental energy.
Try using Young Living’s Brian Power blend to help jump start your brain cells, (or your kids’ brain cells) for a more focused and productive day.