Thyme (Thymus vulgaris) is
one of the most antiseptic essential oils. It contains thymol, which
has been studied for its effect on reducing bacteria in the mouth.
As a dietary supplement, it is one of the strongest antioxidants known,
with an ORAC score of 159,590.
15ml at $27.00
Tsuga (Tsuga canadensis) is distilled
from the needles and twigs of the conifer trees. The bark from these trees
was used historically by American Indians to make poultices for wounds
5ml at $14.00
Valerian (Valariana officinalis)
is a root that has been used for thousands of years for its calming, grounding,
and emotionally balancing influences. During the last three decades, it
has been clinically investigated for its relaxing properties. Researchers
have pinpointed the sesquiterpenes valerenic acid and valerone as the active
constituents that exert a calming effect on the central nervous system.
German health authorities have pronounced valerian to be an effective aid
for restlessness and sleep disturbances.
5ml at $33.00
Vetiver (Vetiveria zizanioides)
has a heavy, earthy fragrance similar to patchouly with a touch of lemon.
Young Living's Vetiver oil is hydrodiffused under ultra-low pressure. Vetiver
oil is psychologically grounding, calming, and stabilizing. One of the
oils that is highest in sesquiterpenes, vetiver was studied by Dr. Terry
Friedmann for improving children's behavior. Vetiver may help us cope with
stress and recover from emotional trauma and shock.
5ml at $10.00
Vitex (Vitex negundo) is steam
distilled from the inner bark, tiny branches, and leaves of the Chaste
tree. It has been extensively researched in Turkey for its neurological
effects. NOTE: Vitex is different from the extract of the chaste berry.
5ml at $17.00
Western Red Cedar
Western Red Cedar (Thuja plicata)
has antiseptic properties and is nourishing to the skin. This oil is different
from the bark-derived Canadian red cedar, which is also Thuja plicata.
Western red cedar oil is not red in color and is steam distilled from the
leaves and branches of trees at the Young Living Farm in St. Maries, Idaho.
5 ml at $10.00
Wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens)
contains the same active ingredient (methyl salicylate) as birch and is
beneficial for massage associated with bone, muscle, and joint discomfort.
15ml at $10.00
Ylang Ylang (Cananga odorata)
may be extremely effective in calming and bringing about a sense of relaxation.
This native flower of Madagascar and the Reunion Islands is symbolic of
love, and the fragrant, pale yellow petals are often strewn across the
marriage bed. Its soft, floral scent is often used in men's fragrances
as an alternative to the sweeter and more feminine rose.
15ml at $26.00
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