My EO Journey

Young-Living

Why Essential Oils?

Definition: What are essential oils? The oils come from the glorious, aromatic life force of most shrubs, plants, herbs, flowers, trees, roots and seeds. They are typically extracted using a steam distillation process that keeps their properties intact.

Who am I? I am a wife to Jacob, an amazing man of God and my partner in crime. I am the mama to Kolbe Therese, a feisty one year old who keeps me on my toes and is my main reason for going oily in the first place. I am a former elementary educator, now stay at home mom and I seriously have the BEST JOB EVER. I love taking care of my family in any way that I can and that includes finding the most natural and healthy ways to live life. Ever since ditching the chemicals, processed foods, and meds, we, as a family, have noticed such a positive change in our health!

Why Essential Oils? When I became a mama, I felt totally lost in how support my little one’s immune system. I also noticed how quick I was to reach for OTC meds than to try a holistic alternative. In addition, I was frequently out of commission due to a pounding head and one day after taking my some meds AGAIN, I started to notice how lethargic it left Kolbe after breastfeeding. After stressing out about her well being until the medicine wore off, I made a vow that I was going to do everything in my power to try to find a natural way to make us healthy. Considering that I planned to breastfeed at least a year, I was going to definitely need some intervention and fast. A friend started telling me about essential oils and their benefits and I thought, why not? What is it going to hurt? So I signed up with Young Living and I have not regretted it for even a second. I have been able to support my immune system in a holistic way and it has made me a happier and healthier mama!

Why did I choose Young Living? I have had a few wonderful friends share essential oils with me and felt confident that Young Living and their extremely pure oils were an amazing fit for our family. They are the missing piece to this whole mindset of good nutrition and overall wellness. I love that their products and oils are beyond organic, gentle and effective. They have no expiration date. They are safe for ingestion. You can read more about Young Living’s Seed to Seal process here.

I am passionate about helping other mamas like me (and anyone else!!) create well-being and health in their homes and for their families in a modern way using ancient techniques. I would love for anyone who is interested in learning about how to use oils to join my team and help spread the word! It would be my honor to mentor you and support you through this holistic journey. I will provide you with amazing resources and a community of like-minded people. You do not have to sell the oils… let me help you make a lifestyle change! Please let me know if you have any questions or would like more information.

These videos are helpful in learning more information about Young Living:

This video is by one of my Young Living Mentors about the Starter kit and why that is a good place to start:

Resources:

Young Living Website: www.youngliving.com

Product Catalog: HERE

www.pubmed.gov

 

You can get started here: http://radiatingsplendor.com/essential-oils/


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