It’s no secret: The scent of an essential oil can create waves of nostalgia or help you tap into emotions, and when some essential oils are taken internally, they can even improve overall health and wellness! With so many essential oils available, how do you choose which ones to add to your collection? While we’d love having every essential oil within arm’s reach, there are some you should always have on hand!
See why these oils made our top 10 lineup!
1. Lavender essential oil
People swoon over Lavender essential oil—and for good reason. Our top-selling oil is a standout in many Young Living products, including Lavender Calming Bath Bombs, Lavender Lip Balm, and Lavender Foaming Hand Soap. While this oil plays a supporting role in many YL favorites, it also shines as a solo artist with its soft, welcoming aroma.
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2. Thieves® essential oil blend
Add a little spice while you keep everything nice—and clean—with Thieves essential oil blend. This powerhouse transforms many Young Living products, including cleaners, wipes, and hand purifiers! All ages crave the scent of this essential oil blend because of its familiar aroma; so when you’re planning your next cleaning extravaganza, make it a family affair.
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3. Peppermint essential oil
Anytime is the right time to get peppy with Peppermint essential oil. Include this cheerleader oil in your collection for its fresh, uplifting features. It’s especially handy when midday slumps show up! Simply pop the bottle lid and breathe in the crisp, minty scent.
How to use Peppermint essential oil:
4. Lemon essential oil
Finding the sunny side in every situation is easy when you have Lemon essential oil because it brightens everything it touches. Its cheery citrus vibes coupled with versatile uses makes this oil worthy to be in our top 10!
How to use Lemon essential oil:
*Because citrus oil can cause photosensitivity, avoid applying Lemon to exposed skin before spending time outside.
5. Purification® essential oil blend
Let’s clear the air—literally—with Purification. Take out offending odors with this blend that features Citronella, Lemongrass, Rosemary, Tea Tree, and other lovely oils. This synergized blend of herbaceous, sweet, clean, and refreshing scents can be used everywhere!
How to use Purification essential oil blend:
6. R.C.™ essential oil blend
Recruit R.C. essential oil blend as your next fitness buddy! It’s featured in our Active & Fit Kit and found in many gym bags because of its feel-good features. It includes chilly, earthy oils such as Spruce, Cypress, Eucalyptus Globulus, and Eucalyptus Radiata.
How to use R.C. essential oil blend:
7. Cedarwood essential oil
Is a comfy night by the fireplace sipping hot cocoa or herbal tea your idea of a pleasant time? If yes, then you’ll go crazy for Cedarwood! This deliciously sweet and woodsy aroma makes for a cozy companion during a night in! Loved by members, you can find Cedarwood essential oil canoodling with other oils in many blends, including Joy™!
How to use Cedarwood essential oil:
8. Peace & Calming® essential oil blend
Start or end your day with Peace & Calming essential oil blend. This nurturing blend features Ylang Ylang, Orange, Tangerine, Patchouli, and Blue Tansy. We love this oil so much, we even have a Peace & Calming II™!
How to use Peace & Calming essential oil blend:
9. Stress Away™ essential oil blend
When tense moments surface, you’ll want Stress Away nearby. This blend was created by Young Living Founder D. Gary Young and is the only YL blend to feature Vanilla. Stress Away also includes Lime, Copaiba, Cedarwood, and Lavender, making it a top oil to use every day.
How to use Stress Away essential oil blend:
10. Frankincense essential oil
Our top 10 oils wouldn’t be complete without Frankincense. This mentor of all oils is known for its long history and was often used in spiritual and religious traditions. Its distinctive mix of balsamic and woodsy scents can round out your essential oil collection of citrus and floral aromas.
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Dive into the realm of other essential oil benefits and features! Check out the best essential oils to help you through the week and our essential oils cheat sheet!
This blog was reprinted with permission from the Young Living website.