Tuesday , 18 February 2020

Do These Things Really Work??? One Month Essential Oil Review


So my wife came to me about a month ago asking me if she could buy some essential oils. She said they would help our kids sleep better, and I said BUY as much as you want!!  As you will read in the review below from my wife our two kids are not the best sleepers. ( we have been sleep deprived for 4 years!!)

I know this post is a bit different from the normal creative business/ diy post , but I wanted to share with you all a little something that has changed our lives!

Christina here!

Our essential oils (EOs) arrived on July 31st, exactly one month ago today. Here’s my one-month review and exactly how I’ve used them for our little family. My only regret is that I didn’t start using them a long time ago!

*I started using my Lemon EO about 2 weeks ago and have lost 4 pounds. Why didn’t I start doing this the day I got the kit? Or 5 years ago?? Literally one drop in a glass of water twice a day, and I’ve lost 4 pounds. Love it!

*Camden has woken up twice in the past month with a yucky cough and runny nose. Each time, I mixed up one drop each of Lemon, Peppermint & Thieves with coconut oil & rubbed it all over his chest, back of his neck & feet and within minutes, the coughing stopped, and literally never returned the rest of the day or even days after. With all his little friends & cousins back in school, plus AWANA resuming this coming week, you can imagine how excited I am to now have some sort of defense against all the yucky stuff kids share.

*One morning, Macy woke up extra fussy & tugging at her right ear. Of course…this is usually a sign of an ear infection on the way. For us as self-employed people, this means an expensive trip to the Dr. is also on the way. I mixed up 1 drop each of Thieves, Lavender & Purification & Vitamin E oil, rubbed it on the outside of her ear & down the side of her neck & she stopped tugging on her ear & her mood changed completely within an hour. No ear infection ever developed!

*I get the worst canker sores but thanks to Thieves oil, I’ve been able to make them disappear within a day or two, as opposed to two weeks, like usual! Tim had 2 canker sores starting just yesterday, and he used a drop of Thieves on each one, and today, he woke up & they are gone. For real.

*I’ve fought off a bad sore throat by rubbing Thieves oil directly on my neck & diffusing it in the living room. Sore throat was zapped in minutes! (Thieves is basically a miracle oil, if you haven’t noticed!

*We made up a mixture of “Sleepy Cream” using Lavender, Peace & Calming, Valor & Coconut oil & we rub it on Camden’s feet, chest & neck every night. He doesn’t wake up AT ALL anymore…not even go to potty or because he’s having a bad dream. For everyone who’s been friends with me since Camden came along, you know that sleep has been an issue since he was born! This has been a miracle-worker for him & he LOVES getting his “sleepy oils” on before bed. He even asks for it every night! Macy is hit or miss with sleep but she’s still nursing, she just started crawling (developmental milestones always mess with sleep), and she’s teething something awful. We do notice that she is more calm once we start the diffuser and she usually goes to sleep faster, too! We have hope that once a tooth pops, she will have the same results as Camden.

*Tim has relieved headaches & sore muscles almost instantly with Peppermint and Panaway.

*I am in my busy season for work which means my schedule is jam-packed every day & I admit that I get anxious at times when I think of all I have to juggle. Some Stress-Away & Joy on my wrists/neck helps me feel more relaxed & less-stressed. (Reading my Bible, plus applying some Stress Away & Joy is my ultimate anxiety-defense these days.)

We don’t struggle with allergies, asthma or eczema, but I have friends who do, and they have come off all prescriptions for these 3 things thanks to these Young Living EOs! Amazing. Bottom line…we’ve gone from oil-skeptics to oil-lovers in one month flat. Why oh why didn’t we do this a long time ago?!

If you’re ready to take the plunge, I’ve included step-by-step signup instructions below. You won’t regret it! Also…starting today for 2 weeks, Young Living is including Sacred Frankincense (cancer-fighter/tumor-shrinking oil) & Di-Gize (the all-around tummy issue oil), two of their most popular & more expensive oils in the premium starter kit. This is a HUGE bonus on top of the already-awesome oils that come with it & I am literally buying another kit for myself just to get a 2nd diffuser and these 2 amazing oils at a massive discount!

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS please feel free to email me

1. Head on over to the sign-up page.


2. Select Sign up as: “Wholesale Member” (this will get you 24% off forever & always!)

3. It should be done for you, but just to be safe, can you make sure that my member number is both the Sponsor ID & Enroller ID? 1951120

4. Fill out your name, billing & shipping address, SSN, and contact info. (Your SSN will never be used unless you make over $600/year selling Young Living products, in which case they’d send you a 1099 as required by law at the end of the year. And never fear! If you don’t decide to pursue the business end of YL, it will never be used.)

5. Read and Check the Terms & Conditions

6. Create a username, password and pin. Write these down so you can quickly & easily access the site again! 

7. The fun part! Select your Premium Starter Kit! I recommend the Aroma diffuser for its farther reach, handy timer, and, well, pretty look. It is only $10 more than the standard Premium Starter Kit. 

8. I recommend clicking “No, thank you.” for Step 3. No need to sign up for Essential Rewards at this point! 

9. Enter your payment info.

10. CHECK OUT! Be sure you get all the way to the confirmation page.

11. Check your email for TWO emails. One confirming you signing up and another confirming your order.

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  1. I just placed my order for my starter kit last week! I’m so excited to try these out and love hearing all the positive things that people have to say. I have horrible headache problems and I’m hoping this will be a great way to help with those. I love that you can use them for pretty much any ailment/problem and hope I will have a happier/healthier family because of it!

  2. It sounds like your family should consider some vitamins! D3 daily will keep you from ever getting sick and needing those remedies. 5htp about 30 mins before bedtime will help those kiddos (and yourself) sleep like rocks. It also helps with my migraines and I refer to them as my ‘happy pills’ because they literally relax me and make me smile. Dr. Oz also did a segment on it helping people lose weight. I love essential oils, too, but if you treat the problems before you occur, it’s one less thing to worry about.

  3. How did you know which oils to mix and how much? Does the kit come with instructions for mixing EO for different problems? Kathie

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