Does anyone have more fun with essential oils than we do? Probably not! We’re all about imagining fake zombie apocalypses, dreaming up fairytales, and getting sorted into your Young Living house, but we’re totally serious about essential oils. How serious? Read on for no-nonsense, unequivocal truths about Young Living essential oils!

Do essential oils work?

This is by far the question essential oil devotees get the most, and the answer is a resounding YES! Unlike vampire facials and kale everything, this is no trend. Essential oils have been. . . well, essential, for thousands of years. From monarchs and sovereigns to ministers and shamans, drops of essential oils have been used in connection with spiritual and physical wellness for millennia.

Today, we combine time-tested practices with modern-day science to ensure the power of potency of our oils. Young Living’s research partnership with the Monell Institute helps us verify that our products do what we say they do. So when our labels say, “soothes fatigued muscles” or “may help cleanse skin,” you can trust them!

Eager to know how to use essential oils topically? Receptor cells are the key! 

Read more: Making sense of scents: Do essential oils really work?

Who can use essential oils?

Thieves essential oil blendAnyone! That’s the beauty of essential oils. If you’re interested in a toxin-free home, turn to essential oils-infused products. When reaching for whole-life wellness, it’s time for essential oils. It’s no secret that essential oils can improve almost every aspect of your life. Or you can simply diffuse their heavenly aromas. It’s up to you!

Add oils to your beauty products, cleaning products, or massage oil. With thousands of ways to use hundreds of essential oils, it’s no secret that each little amber bottle is a total game changer!

Read more: 10 things essential oil users do differently

What are the best essential oils?

We hate to break it to you, but not all essential oils are created equally. Our industry-guiding Seed to Seal© quality commitment is our pledge to ensure that Young Living products are the best nature has to offer, now and always. From soil to oil, you can be confident that you’re always getting the best!

Read more: Young Living essential oils: Value in every drop

Is there a wrong way to use essential oils?

Like any powerful tool, knowing how to use essential oils safely and properly is key. Each oil is unique-some are photosensitizing, while others may stain clothing. Knowing the ins and outs of each oil will ensure you know which oil to reach for and when.

Read more: 10 biggest essential oil mistakes

Is CBD an essential oil?

No, but it is another gotta-have-it product! CBD stands for cannabidoil-the plant-

based compound found in hemp. Pure CBD, or CBD isolate, is extracted from hemp and contains no THC. One thing is for sure- we’re over the moon for every one of our CBD products! Some of our favorites?

Cool Mint CBD Oil

Read more: The ultimate guide to CBD products (plus why you need each one in your squad)

What are the best essential oils to start with?

It’s hard for us to choose a favorite, but oils in this Premium Starter Kit can give you a great head start. But if you must make us choose, start with oils that can simplify your life and top 10 must-haves! For even more essential oil 101s, check out:

Read more: New to essential oils? 15 oils for beginners

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