7 essential oils to try before you lose your chill

We get it—some days you lose control of your chill: Road construction makes your car clanky, interrupted sleep makes you cranky, and in-law drama makes you crazy. No matter what is challenging your chill, fight back with calm-me-down aromas. If you’ve been frantically searching “Can I use essential oils for …

Go for the glow with a DIY steam facial

As much as we love spending a day at the spa, sometimes our calendars—and our wallets—get in the way of deep-tissue massages, diamond facials, and dead-sea mud soaks. If life leaves little room for a solid pampering session, it’s time for an at-home spa treatment. The latest on our “gotta …

Caspar from the Indus Valley Brings Gifts

We continue with a series of excerpts from D. Gary Young’s novel The One Gift, the action-filled story of a Bedouin caravan commander named Shutran. We hear the Christmas story told by Shutran’s descendant, also named Shutran, as he meets three caravan commanders who will carry royal gifts to a …

Young Living’s 30 under $30: Meet them all!

Ready to try something new but don’t know where to start? There’s a simple solution waiting. We’ve got 30 Young Living must-haves that each cost less than $30!* Want an afternoon pick-me-up? Diffuse Peppermint essential oil for an energizing aroma. Need a calming bath after you put the kids to …

100 years of diffuser blends: A blend for each decade

From jazz-loving flappers to insta-sharing millennials, we’ve brought together the trends that define the last 10 decades and turned them into history book-worthy diffuser blends. As we get ready to kick off another decade, join us as we take an aromatic trip down memory lane. Revel in the Roaring Twenties …

Caravaners to Bring Special Treasures

Shutran traveled from his homeland in the Hadhramaut to the Treasury House in Ein Gedi to learn about balsam and how to extract the precious liquid from all the resins brought there by caravan. Photo © YL Wisdom We continue with a series of excerpts from D. Gary Young’s novel …

Chill out: 6 ways to stay cool with Wintergreen essential oil

Sweating in the summer? Try Wintergreen. Your feet need a break after the back-to-school hustle? Use Wintergreen. Needing a winter-will-never-end pick-me-up? May we suggest Wintergreen? Don’t be misled by the name of this oil—Wintergreen essential oil has year-round benefits. And just like that cool guy or gal you’re always looking …

Ace the school year with 6 back to school essentials

Transition from sun and swimming to books and backpacks with essential oils! Whether it’s starting the first day of school with a bright, happy essential oil blend, or keeping the kids in the right state of mind during homework time, we’re taking the guesswork out of your school supply shopping …

Shutran Extracts Holy Oils at Ein Gedi

Gary’s Christmas gift to you! Today begins excerpts from his powerful novel, “The One Gift.” Today begins a series of excerpts from D. Gary Young’s novel The One Gift. It is the action-filled story of a Bedouin caravan commander named Shutran. One reader called it “an unforgettable and informative novel …