Digging Deeper Into Herbs and Oils

Digging Deeper: JuvaFlex Vitality

Who’s ready to dig deeper into JuvaFlex Vitality?

First, the basics and the obligatory disclaimer.

I am not a doctor. None of the statements included in this post have been approved by the FDA or any other cool acronym known agency. It is Young Living’s official stance that they and these products are not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any specific disease or illness. Young Living Independent Distributor #14632733

Unless otherwise noted, the information provided comes from the appropriate product pages at Witchy Gypsy Oils. Please visit these pages by clicking on the pictures for more details and ordering information.

JuvaFlex Vitality

This oil is a beneficial compliment to other dietary blends and supports overall wellness.

Even though this bottle is labeled for internal use, please remember that this is the same exact oil that is labeled for aromatic and topical use under the regular name of JuvaFlex. The vitality label simply means that it has been labeled and approved for internal use.

This blend helps with liver and lymphatic detoxification. The emotions of anger and hate create toxins that are stored in the liver that can lead to sickness and disease. JuvaFlex helps break additctions to coffee, alcohol, drugs, and tobacco.

Excerpted from the Essential Oils Desk Reference, 7th Edition

Let’s look at the oils that make up this blend.


Fennel seed oil (Foeniculum vulgare)

The fennel plant is indigenous to the shores of the Mediterranean, but it has become widely naturalized in many parts of the world, especially in dry soils near sea coasts and on riverbanks.

Fennel is a popular plant with delicate, feathery leaves and impressive height; it can grow up to 6 feet tall. It has a long, rich history that goes back to ancient times when it was easily accessible throughout the Mediterranean Basin. In fact, the herb’s use dates back to ancient times when Roman warriors were said to have consumed fennel to prepare for battle.

AROMATIC PROFILE
From the bottle: Rich, licorice-like aroma

FEATURES & BENEFITS
TopicalAromaticDietary
Reduce the appearance of pores by applying a neutral facial toner and 1–2 drops of Fennel on freshly washed skin.

Use Fennel’s cleansing benefits by adding a few drops to a gentle facial cleanser.
Diffuse at work or while studying to create a grounded environment.Has a distinct licorice taste

Adds complexity to soups, dips, and other recipes

Supports the digestive system*

Supports a normal, healthy outlook during PMS*

Fennel was believed to ward off evil spirits and to protect against spells cast by witches during medieval times. Sprigs were hung over doors to fend off evil phantasms. For hundreds of years, fennel seeds have been used as a digestive aid and to balance menstrual cycles. It is mentioned in one of the oldest known medical records, the Ebers Papyrus (dating from 16th century BC), an ancient Egyptian list of 877 prescriptions and recipes. It was listed in Hildegard’s Medicine, a compiation of early German medicines by hihgly regarded Benedictine herbalist Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179).

Medical Properties: Antidiabetic, anti-inflammatory, antitumoral, estrogen-like, digestive aid, antiparasitic (worms), antiseptic, antispasmodic, analgesic, increases metabolism

Excerpted from the Essential Oils Desk Reference, 7th Edition

Geranium flower oil (Pelargonium graveolens)

Most Young Living Geranium essential oil comes from Egypt.

Geranium essential oil comes from the Pelargonium graveolens plant, a multibranched shrub that grows up to 5 feet tall. Geranium oil is produced by steam distilling the plant’s flowers and leaves. It is native to subtropical southern Africa and was used by the Egyptians to promote beautiful, radiant skin.

AROMATIC PROFILE

From the bottle: Floral and herbaceous

FEATURES & BENEFITS
TopicalAromaticKey Constituents
May help maintain the appearance of healthy, youthful-looking skin

Helps promote healthy, radiant-looking hair

May help cleanse the skin
Has a sweet, floral fragranceCitronellol

Geraniol

Citronellyl formate

Linalol

Medical Properties: Antispasmodic, antioxidant, antitumoral, anti-inflammatory, anticancer, hemostatic (stops bleeding), antibacterial, antifungal, improves blood flow, liver and pancreas stimulant, dilates bile ducts for liver detoxification, helps cleanse oily skin; revitalizes skin cells

Fragrant Influence: Helps release negative memories and eases nervous tension; balances the emotions, lifts the spirit, and fosters peace, well-being, and hope.

Excerpted from the Essential Oils Desk Reference, 7th Edition

Rosemary leaf oil (Rosmarinus officinalis)

It is known for its immune-supporting and mentally-clarifying properties.

Rosemary essential oil is steam distilled from a perennial shrub with needle-like leaves that can remain evergreen in warmer climates. The botanical, which is part of the mint family, is native to Mediterranean regions and has blue or purple flowers that give it an understated beauty. 

Rosemary is an essential ingredient in the legendary “Thieves Vinegar” and the modern interpretation, Thieves essential oil.

It was listed in Hildegard’s Medicine, a compliation of early german medicines by highly regarded Benedictine herbalist Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179).

Until recently, French hospitals used rosemary to disinfect the air.

Medical Properties: Liver-protecting, anti-inflammatory, antitumoral, antifungalm antibacterial, anticancer, antidepressant, hypertension moderator (high blood pressure), enhances mental clarity/concentration

Fragrant Influence: Helps overcome mental fatigue and improves mental clarity and focus. University of Miami scientists found that inhaling rosemary boosted alertness, eased anxiety, and amplified analytic and mental ability.

Excerpted from the Essential Oils Desk Reference, 7th Edition

Roman Chamomile oil (Chamaemelum nobile)

Chamomile has been used as an herbal remedy since ancient times. The word chamomile is derived from the Greek words khamai, meaning on the ground, and melon, meaning apple—likely because of its distinct fruity aroma.

Roman Chamomile is a low-growing plant with parsley-like leaves and daisy-like flowers. The flowers are steam distilled to create Roman Chamomile essential oil.

FEATURES & BENEFITS
Has a comforting, warm aroma for the mind and body

Helps freshen the air when diffused and improves the
appearance of skin when applied topically

Offers a peaceful environment for yoga
and meditation

Great to add to your massage routine to create a
relaxing environment

For centuries, mothers have used chamomile to calm crying children, combat digestive and liver ailments, and relieve toothaches.

Medical Properties: Relaxant, antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, antiparasitic, antibacterial, anesthetic

Fragrant Influence: Because it is calming and relaxing, it can combat depression, insomnia, and stress. It minimizes anxiety, irritability, and nervousness. it may also dispel anger, stabilize emotions, and help to release emotions that are linked to the past.

Excerpted from the Essential Oils Desk Reference, 7th Edition

Blue Tansy flower oil (Tanacetum annuum)

Most Young Living Blue Tansy oil comes from Morocco.

Though blue tansy is harvested from tiny yellow flowers in the chamomile family, the naturally occurring constituent chamazulene turns the powerfully pure Blue Tansy essential oil a beautifully rich blue color during the steam distillation process.

AROMATIC PROFILE

From the bottle: Sweet, floral aroma

FEATURES & BENEFITS
Key constituents include eucalyptol, limonene, b-pinene, linalool, a-terpineol, and viridiflorol
TopicalAromatic
Possesses skin-cleansing and soothing properties

May help reduce the appearance of blemishes

Can moisturize and help beautify the skin when added to a moisturizer

Soothes fatigued muscles when combined with Cool Azul™ essential oil blend
Has a sweet, floral fragrance

Creates an uplifting environment when diffused

Medical Properties: Anti-inflammatory, analgesic/anesthetic, antifungal, anti-itching, relaxant, hormone-like

Excerpted from the Essential Oils Desk Reference, 7th Edition

Helichrysum flower oil (Helichrysum italicum)

Most Young Living Helichrysum essential oil comes from Croatia.

Helichrysum, from the Greek helios for sun and chrysos for gold, is one of the world’s most sought-after essential oils. Native to coastal locales in places such as France, Italy, and Croatia, the delicate flowers bloom in rocky soils before a painstakingly careful harvest.

Global exploitation of the botanical led Young Living to import rocks to our Dalmatia Aromatic Farm in Split, Croatia, to replicate its preferred environment, where we now cultivate the previously wild-crafted blossoms. We steam distill the helichrysum blossoms and provide our members access to what is sometimes known as the “Everlasting Flower.”

AROMATIC PROFILE
From the bottle: Sweet, herbaceous, honey-like aroma

FEATURES & BENEFITS
Topical and AromaticKey Constituents
Has a warm, comforting scent

Can be used in post-workout massage

Has an inspiring aroma

Has cleansing properties
Neryl acetate

Gamma-curcumene

Alpha-pinene

Beta-caryophyllene

Beta-selinene

Helichrysum is also known by the names Immortelle and Everlasting.

Medical Properties: Anticoagulant, anesthetic, antioxidant, antispasmodic, antiviral, liver protectant/detoxifier/stimulant, chelates chemicals and toxins, regenerates nerves

Fragrant Influence: Uplifting to the subconscious

Excerpted from the Essential Oils Desk Reference, 7th Edition

Thank you for joining me in digging deeper into JuvaFlex Vitality. If you are already a member and wondering how to qualify to get this oil for free this month (March 2020), all you have to do is place a single minimum order of 190PV. You will also receive all lower levels of rewards for which your order qualifies.

If you are not already a member of the Witchy Gypsy Oil Tribe, you can find out more information about the benefits and sign up by clicking HERE.

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