Premium Starter Kit 101

Welcome to the Premium Starter Kit 101 Class. You’ve taken your first step in an oily life and I want you to be able to move forward with confidence. Keep reading to get to know the oils in your kit.

Before diving in, let’s talk safety. There are three ways we use essential oils: Topically, Aromatically, and Internally. Pay attention to the labels. White dietary labels indicate that an oil can safely be taken internally. The oil in the white label jars is the exact same oil as the colored labels of the same name.


Don’t Let Your Kit Just Sit On The Shelf.

Meet The Oils:

The comments next to the pictures are the experiences of my family. In compliance with Young Living Policy and status of me not being a doctor, I can not diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Information shared is from my own anecdotal experience and Young Living publications. I also share excerpts from the Life Science Essential Oils Desk Reference.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.

Citrus Fresh Vitality

Of all the uses for this oil, our favorite is actually in the laundry. My oldest daughter discovered the awesomely uplifting combo of Citrus Fresh and Thieves on dryer balls and we never looked back.

PRODUCT BACKGROUND

Citrus Fresh Vitality was created to enhance the flavor of baked goods, marinades for chicken and seafood, salad dressings, and so much more! It combines essential oils from beloved citrus fruits such as grapefruit—first discovered in Barbados—and lemon—thought to have origins in India. Obtained through a combination of steam distillation and cold pressing, these essential oils come together for an unforgettable flavor!

AROMATIC PROFILE

From the bottle: Fresh, citrus, slightly minty aroma

FEATURES & BENEFITS

Dietary

  • Has an invigorating citrus flavor
  • Contains antioxidant properties*
  • Supports overall wellness*
  • Has cleansing properties*
  • Includes the naturally occurring constituents limonene and carvone

Aromatic

  • Has an appealing citrusy-fresh aroma
  • Purifies the air from unwanted odors
  • Has an invigorating and uplifting scent

Visit the Vitality page as well as the standard product page for media, blog posts, and recipes.

DiGize Vitality

We have tiny bottles of this oil stashed everywhere for upset tummies…my room, the bathroom, my purse. We never travel without it. In fact, it’s one of the six oils that live in my purse because I refuse to leave home without them.

PRODUCT BACKGROUND

Made with essential oils from plants long associated with digestive support, DiGize Vitality is a great complement to any meal, so you can enjoy the food you eat and the people you dine with! DiGize Vitality includes oil from fennel seeds—which some cultures munch on after meals—as well as Ginger, Peppermint, and other powerful oils. This rich, potent blend of essential oils gives DiGize Vitality a spicy scent and flavor that supports your digestive system.*

AROMATIC PROFILE

From the bottle: Spicy, herbaceous aroma

FEATURES & BENEFITS

Dietary

  • Helps support and cleanse the digestive system*
  • Is a great companion to Essentialzymes-4™ when taken with meals to support your wellness regimen*
  • Includes antioxidant properties*

Topically and Aromatically

  • Has an herbaceous, spicy scent
  • Provides a comforting aromatic experience when applied topically
  • Has a calming aroma

See the Vitality page and the standard product page for blog posts, application, and companion oils.

Lemon Vitality

Here’s another oil that my oldest daughter has commandeered for cleaning. Any time she runs across a sticky residue…out comes the lemon oil. It’s also a great substitute in cooking for fresh lemon.

PRODUCT BACKGROUND

Lemon trees are small evergreens that are thought to have first grown in northeast India. Once the fruit is picked, the oil is distilled by cold pressing the rinds of the lemon. It takes approximately 25 lemons to create one 5 ml bottle of Lemon Vitality essential oil.

AROMATIC PROFILE

From the bottle: Clean, refreshing, citrus aroma

FEATURES & BENEFITS

Dietary

  • Provides an invigorating citrus flavor
  • Has antioxidant properties*
  • Supports the immune system*
  • Provides circulatory support*
  • Contains cleansing properties*

Topical

  • Add Lemon to skin care products to possibly help reduce the appearance of aging.
  • Use it to help remove adhesives.

Aromatic

  • Keep Lemon on hand for its clean, energizing, and invigorating aroma.
  • Diffuse it to create a more focused environment.
  • Use its aroma to create an uplifting atmosphere.

See the Vitality page and the standard product page for media, blog posts, and recipes.

Peppermint Vitality

This is another purse oil, and one that gets pulled out and shared frequently. Having a hot flash? Put some on your pulse points for a quick cool down. This is also known as my cleavage oil because while riding on the motorcycle during a Texas summer you need to stay cool.

PRODUCT BACKGROUND

It takes more than 1 pound of the flowering tops and leaves of the peppermint plant to create a bottle of Young Living’s Peppermint Vitality essential oil. Using steam distillation, we extract the purest, most potent Peppermint oil for people to use in teas, baked goods, or in veggie capsules to support their health. Peppermint is a key ingredient in some of Young Living’s most beloved blends, including DiGize Vitality. Historically, peppermint was native to Europe, but the United States is now responsible for 75 percent of the world’s peppermint production, including the peppermint grown at the Young Living Lavender Farm and Distillery in Mona, Utah.

AROMATIC PROFILE

From the bottle: Refreshing, cool, minty, herbal aroma.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

Dietary

  • Supports gastrointestinal system comfort*
  • Enhances healthy gut function*
  • Maintains efficiency of the digestive tract*
  • May support performance during exercise*
  • Reduces feelings of discomfort after large meals*
  • Provides a refreshing, minty flavor to food and beverages

Topical and Aromatic

  • Cools fatigued muscles after physical activity
  • Produces a focused environment when diffused
  • Provides a refreshing experience when mixed with your favorite shampoo or when applied to skin after a warm day in the sun
  • Creates an invigorating and refreshing experience when inhaled

See the Vitality page and the standard product page for media, blog posts, and recipes.

Thieves Vitality

We also have little (and big) bottles of Thieves stashed everywhere. I consider this my go-to option when it comes to germs. My husband even used to rub it through his facial hair when he worked customer service and I swear he never got sick!

PRODUCT BACKGROUND

The proprietary blend used in Thieves Vitality was inspired by the legend of four 15th-century French thieves who formulated and wore a special aromatic combination of clove, rosemary, vinegar, and other botanicals. French authorities recognized that there was such value in this mixture that upon the thieves’ capture, they received a more merciful punishment on condition that they divulge the ingredients in their secret formula. Combining Clove, Cinnamon, Lemon, Eucalyptus, and Rosemary essential oils, Thieves Vitality is one of our most popular products.

AROMATIC PROFILE

From the bottle: Rich, spicy, cinnamon aroma

FEATURES & BENEFITS

Dietary

  • Immune system support*
  • Cleansing to the digestive system*
  • Antioxidant properties*
  • General wellness support*

Topical

  • Cleansing when applied topically

Aromatic

  • Neutralizes and purifies the air from strong odors when diffused
  • Freshens any atmosphere when diffused

See the Vitality page and the standard product page for application, media, and blog posts.

Frankincense

Another purse dweller. I keep this one on me at all times for those moments when it feels like only divine intervention will do. It comes out frequently in traffic and right before I work on the budget.

PRODUCT BACKGROUND

Frankincense essential oil is considered a holy oil in the Middle East, where it has been used in religious ceremonies for thousands of years and was one of the gifts given to Christ at his birth. Frankincense is mentioned in the Ebers Papyrus, an ancient Egyptian scroll from approximately 1500 BCE, that documents its use.
Young Living distills Frankincense oil from the resin of Boswellia carterii trees located in northern Africa, near the Arabian Peninsula. Frankincense is a key ingredient in many products, including Boswellia Wrinkle Cream, Brain Power™, Awaken™, Highest Potential™, and Forgiveness™.

AROMATIC PROFILE

From the bottle: Fresh, subtle, woodsy aroma

FEATURES & BENEFITS

Topical

  • Promotes the appearance of healthy-looking skin
  • May help reduce the appearance of uneven skin tones

Aromatic

  • Has a sweet, honey-like, and woody fragrance
  • Has a stimulating aroma

Dietary

  • May support overall well-being*
  • Supports healthy immune function*
  • Can be taken as a dietary supplement for general health*
  • Can be added to your favorite foods or beverages

See the product page and the Vitality page for media, blog posts, and recipes.

Lavender

The last purse dweller on the list and you guessed it…bottles everywhere. Lavender is kind of the swiss army knife of oils. Aromatically it is calming but it has also proven to be very beneficial to the skin. I add it to Fairy Magic, Sleepy Balm, and even to honey when I (frequently) burn myself in the kitchen.

PRODUCT BACKGROUND

Did you know that lavender is part of the mint family and is one of our most popular oils? Young Living has three farms that grow lavender, located in Utah, Idaho, and France. Lavender is steam distilled from the flowering tops of the plant, and it takes 27 square feet of lavender plants to make one 15 ml bottle of Lavender essential oil. In ancient Greece, Pedanius Dioscorides, a physician pharmacologist and botanist, praised the many qualities and uses of lavender. You can find Lavender essential oil in many Young Living blends, including Stress Away™, Tranquil™, RutaVaLa™, Forgiveness™, and Harmony™.

AROMATIC PROFILE

From the bottle: Sweet, herbaceous, floral aroma

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Includes the naturally occurring constituents linalyl acetate, linalool, and ocimene

Topical

  • May help cleanse and soothe minor skin irritations
  • Can be soothing to the skin after a day in the sun
  • May help reduce the appearance of blemishes
  • Supports aging skin

Aromatic

  • May promote feelings of calm and fights occasional nervous tension
  • Has balancing properties that calm the mind and body

Dietary

  • Offers a sweet, slightly floral taste and aroma
  • Improves sleep quality for occasional sleeplessness*
  • Supports general wellness*
  • Contains cleansing and antioxidant properties*
  • Helps ease occasional nervous tension*

See the product page and the Vitality page for media, blog posts and recipes.

PanAway

We would be a mess without Panaway. It is great for soothing sore muscles after setting up camp, but even more importantly, it is the only thing that brings my younger daughter any comfort during her cyclic migraines. There’s something about its cooling presence on the back of her neck that she finds soothing when other, stronger oils like M-Grain only make her feel worse.

PRODUCT BACKGROUND

PanAway is formulated with four essential oils, including Helichrysum. The Young Living Dalmatia Aromatic Farm in Split, Croatia, is one of our primary suppliers of Helichrysum essential oil. Each oil in this blend was carefully selected by Young Living Founder D. Gary Young for its invigorating and refreshing properties.
PanAway essential oil blend joined the Young Living family in 1994.

AROMATIC PROFILE

From the bottle: Refreshing, sweet, minty aroma

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Offers a refreshing, stimulating aroma
  • Cools the skin after physical activity
  • Provides a cooling sensation when applied to shoulders, neck, and scalp
  • Includes the naturally occurring constituents methyl salicylate, gamma-curcumene, menthol, and eugenol

See the product page for application and blog posts.

Peace & Calming

I wish this oil came in gallon jugs. Raising four kids pretty much on my own and traveling full time…I would bathe in it. But since that isn’t happening, I diffuse it nightly to calm down before bed and will even drip it neat on moms and babes during times of melt down.

PRODUCT BACKGROUND

Peace & Calming is a D. Gary Young-original blend and is one of Young Living’s most popular products. This Young Living exclusive is made from five therapeutic-grade essential oils, including Tangerine and Orange, which contain some of the highest naturally occurring levels of the constituent limonene. This blend also has Ylang Ylang essential oil, which is steam distilled. Its comforting aroma makes it a great companion for activities like yoga, bedtime, and study.
Peace & Calming essential oil blend joined the Young Living family in 1994.

AROMATIC PROFILE

From the bottle: Citrusy, floral, down-to-earth aroma

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Includes the naturally occurring constituents limonene, germacrene D, sabinene, camphor, and patchoulol

Topical

  • May help the appearance of skin when applied topically

Aromatic

  • Has a comforting, fresh aroma
  • Helps freshen the air when diffused
  • Offers a peaceful environment for yoga and meditation

See the product page for blog posts and recipes.

Raven

We consider Raven to be the sister oil of Thieves. They go in the diffuser and on the body together at the first sign of almost any illness.

PRODUCT BACKGROUND

Raven is a unique blend of Ravintsara and four other bright, refreshing essential oils: Peppermint, Eucalyptus Radiata essential oilLemon oil, and Wintergreen. Ravintsara is found within the leaves and wood of the camphor tree, a large evergreen tree native to regions in southern China and Japan, as well as Taiwan, Korea, and Vietnam. You can find Peppermint grown at the Young Living Lavender Farm and Distillery in Mona, Utah.

AROMATIC PROFILE

From the bottle: Cool, minty eucalyptus aroma

FEATURES & BENEFITSAromatic

  • Has a cool, minty eucalyptus aroma
  • Can be diffused or inhaled directly for a refreshing respiratory experience
  • May be used as part of your exercise routine to help promote the sensation of deeper breathing

See the product page for application and companion oils.

Stress Away

Ah Stress Away…how we love you when we’re teaching fractions. Or teenagers to drive. Or Littles to wait. The addition of vanilla to this blend really makes it feel like a vacation in a bottle. Don’t think I haven’t been caught huffing it in parking lots after clothes shopping for three girls.

PRODUCT BACKGROUND

Stress Away brings aromas from around the world to create an on-the-go getaway just for you. It includes botanicals with influence that spans the globe, including Copaiba, which has been used since the 16th century in Brazil; Lavender, a staple in the Provence region of France; and Cedarwood, which can be found in Morocco and the United States. With these essential oils and the addition of Lime and vanilla, Stress Away was specially formulated by Founder D. Gary Young to calm the mind and help you take on life’s challenges with its soothing aroma.
Stress Away essential oil blend joined the Young Living family in 2016.

AROMATIC PROFILE

From the bottle: Sweet, citrus, tropical aroma

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Includes the naturally occurring constituents beta-caryophyllene, alpha-humulene, limonene, cedrol, and linalool

Topical

  • Can be applied topically and used as a personal fragrance

Aromatic

  • Formulated with Lime, Lavender, Cedarwood, and other pure essential oils for a well-rounded and relaxing aroma
  • Promotes relaxation and a calming environment
  • Has an inviting aroma that helps calm the mind

See the product page for blog posts and recipes.

Valor

Last but certainly not least we have Valor. I love this oil so much…maybe because it’s blue. We love the legends of the Celts painting their bodies blue before battle and we use this oil in much the same manner. Anytime we need a bit more bravery in our lives, we rub it onto our skin while repeating affirmations out loud.

PRODUCT BACKGROUND

Valor is one of the original blends formulated by D. Gary Young and is a long-standing member favorite. Each essential oil in the blend was carefully selected for its unique aromatic and topical benefits: Frankincense essential oil for its uplifting, earthy aroma and skin-smoothing properties; Black Spruce for its grounded, woodsy fragrance; Blue Tansy for its inspiring aromatic profile; Geranium for its sweet, floral fragrance; and Camphor Wood for its skin-benefiting properties and strong, herbaceous scent. This powerful, synergistic blend with a transformative aroma has contributed to its strong legacy as a key part of Young Living’s proprietary Raindrop Technique®.
Valor® essential oil blend joined the Young Living family in 1994.

AROMATIC PROFILE

From the bottle: Woodsy, floral, well-rounded aroma

FEATURES & BENEFITSTopical

  • May enhance the appearance of healthy-looking skin
  • Offers skin-beautifying benefits when combined with Young Living’s ART Light Moisturizer
  • Improves the appearance of skin when applied topically
  • Enhances massage for a rejuvenating experience

Aromatic

  • Features a spicy, sweet, positive aroma that inspires confidence and courage
  • Helps freshen the air when diffused
  • Creates a grounded environment for yoga and meditation

See the product page for media, blog posts, and application.

Meet the Other Goodies

Your kit also contained a few more goodies than just oils.

Thieves Waterless Hand Purifier

Remember those purse dwelling oils? This keeps them company. It also lives in the truck and sits next to the front door. Always nice to have a quick way to sanitize your hands, right?

PRODUCT BACKGROUND

When you’re on the go, germs are everywhere—from shopping carts to door handles. We know it can be difficult to keep hands clean when you’re out and about; that’s why we formulated a convenient solution that kills 99.99 percent of common illness-causing germs, leaving hands soft, clean, and sanitized. We took the powerful benefits of the legendary Thieves essential oil blend and combined it with a unique combination of all-natural ingredients to create a mild yet strong hand sanitizer that the whole family can feel good about using.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Kills 99.99 percent of germs
  • Formulated with powerful essential oils and plant-based ingredients
  • Lightly moisturizes with aloe vera and vegetable glycerin for that baby-soft feeling
  • Comes in a portable size for when you’re on the go
  • Has a long-lasting formula when stored properly
  • Leaves no chemical residue behind
  • Contains no petrochemicals, mineral oil, parabens, sulfates, phthalates, synthetic fragrances, dyes, preservatives, or toxic ingredients

See product page for directions, cautions, and product companions.

Thieves Spray

This handy little 1oz bottle fits perfectly into the purse too. (I really didn’t think my purse was this big…) My favorite thing to spray? Shopping carts. Especially during flu season. Just the thought of how many people touch those carts before me gives me the oogies.

PRODUCT BACKGROUND

You love the power of Thieves in your home, so why not on the go? Light and portable, this dependable solution offers you the strength of Thieves cleaning in a convenient, travel-sized bottle. A powerhouse of clean, Thieves Spray is formulated with all-natural ingredients known for their cleansing properties. Denatured alcohol and soapbark saponins combine with the invigorating essential oils found in our Thieves blend to ensure that you and your family are able to live your best lives, free from dirt, grime, and harsh chemicals!

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Contains naturally derived, plant-based ingredients
  • Doesn’t require rinsing after use and has no harsh fumes
  • Is easy to throw in a backpack, purse, or luggage with its portable size
  • Cleans many different surfaces, such as counters, sinks, toilets, and door handles
  • Is safe to use around the whole family, including children and pets

See the product page for more media, blog posts, and other dilution recommendations.

Ningxia Red

AKA Ninja Juice

Take these two little packets and put them in the refrigerator. Don’t let the children see you do it. Trust me. These are best cold and if you give the children a taste you’ll be hearing the Ninja Juice chant for the rest of your life. Or actually give one to the kids. It’s fantastically healthy.

Add a daily shot of NingXia Red® to your diet to enjoy the benefits of this powerful, whole-body supplement. This sweet and tangy drink’s formula includes wolfberry, which is touted for its health benefits. Also featuring plum, aronia, cherry, blueberry, and pomegranate juices and extracts, Young Living’s NingXia Red is packed with superfoods to support overall wellness.

In addition to these antioxidant ingredients, NingXia Red’s formula includes pure vanilla extract and Lemon, Orange, Yuzu, and Tangerine essential oils for a great-tasting, healthy treat.*

Young Living NingXia Red benefits include support for energy levels, normal cellular function, and whole-body and normal eye health. A daily shot of 2–4 ounces helps support overall wellness with powerful antioxidants.*


What’s Next?

That depends on your individual goals.

If you have a specific goal in mind like enhancing your yoga experience, losing weight, or just replacing your skin care products with something more natural, contact me to discuss an effective and affordable game plan.

If you’re looking at ditching your standard products and switching to a more natural lifestyle as much as possible, I suggest joining essential rewards and looking at the exclusive essential rewards kits. These kits are a lot like your starter kit in that it gives you a good sampling of an entire line at a very economical price tag. Reach out when you’re ready to get started and I’ll show you how. This is actually the route my family took to get started.

See you soon!