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Here at living-essential-oils.com, we have come up with a list of some of the most popular, as well as some of the often overlooked, essential oil treasures of Young Living’s essential oil singles and blends. Some of these can be found in collections including The Everyday Oils Essential Collection*, and the Raindrop Collection** which have been marked.

Uplifting Environment


20. En-R-Gee

19. Brain Power

En-R-Gee and Brain Power, are formulated with stimulating and uplifting fragrances that will give your mind and body the perfect boost to jumpstart your day. Brain Power creates an energizing environment that is perfect for your home or office. Boost your inner En-R-Gee and alertness with this oil’s uplifting ingredients.


Spiritual and Emotional

18. Frankincense*

17. Valor®**

16. Joy™

Add any of these three oils to lotions, bath oils or shower gel, and your daily skin regimen to support healthy skin-- or use aromatically for continuous spiritual and emotional support. Use Valor®**, or tryValor® II in Young Living’s signature Raindrop technique by adding to V-6 Vegetable Oil Complex. Joy™* is just the right blend of fragrant botanicals to uplift and bring happiness and harmony into your life.



15. Melaleuca Alternifolia* (Tea Tree oil) 

14. PanAway®

13. Peppermint***

Try any of these three exquisite oils for a cooling, soothing feeling that helps support healthy skin and body. PanAway®* works wonders for a stimulating massage after exercise. For best results apply to flex points and add to V-6 Vegetable Oil Complex. Also, don’t wait until winter to add peppermint to your tea-- enjoy its respiratory support and immune boosting benefits any time of year.


12. Lavender

11. Ylang Ylang

10. Jasmine

Feminine and potent, these plant extracts offer both a fresh flowery fragrance as well as many beauty and health benefits. Lavender essential oil is also available in lip balm, hand and body soap, bath and shower gels, as well as shampoo and conditioner. Check out this article for 10 practical and unexpected ways to use Lavender. Try Ylang Ylang in pure concentrated form, or find it in many of Young Living’s products including Awaken, Believe, Clarity, Dragon Time, Peace and Calming, Forgiveness and others.

Stress Relief

9. Stress Away™*

8. Peace and Calming or Peace and Calming II

7. Dream Catcher

Use these products in promoting prosperity and find out how reducing stress can benefit your health and happiness. Stress Away™ is available in a handy roll on applicator which you can conveniently store in your purse or suitcase for on-the-go use.

Cooking Supplements

6. Thyme** 

5. Basil**

4. Oregano** 

and other traditional cooking spices**

Streamline your spice rack with long lasting flavor and botanical benefits of Young Living’s therapeutic grade quality products. You’ll be amazed at how long these oils last. Use the aroma carousel to keep your spices organized. Check out this article on summer barbecue cooking ideas. Use as an essential oil topically, supplementally, or aromatically.

Tip: try other Young Living essential oil spices for your spice rack: Ginger, Nutmeg, Cloves, Cinnamon Bark, Tarragon, Black Pepper, Rosemary, Tarragon

Energy and Mood

3. Lemongrass

2. Lemon*

These fragrant and flavorful oils are safe to add to food or drinks, which makes supplemental health a breeze. These oils are known for increasing focus and alertness, while boosting energy and mood. Check out this article on the uplifting benefits of citrus for more information.

And the #1 Young Living Essential Oil that Should Be In Every Household

thieves-essentialoil.jpg1. Thieves® Essential Oil and other Thieves products.

This legendary formula has been the key ingredient to many of Young Living’s favorite products including: toothpaste, mouthwash, soap, and a variety of household cleaners. Check this out this article for more insight into the secret Thieves formula.

This table consists of the top 20 Young LivingTM oils and blends that we think should be in every household. Check out this article for more information.

*Indicates the oil is in the Everyday Oils Essential Collection

**Indicates that the oil is in the Raindrop Collection

†Indicates that the oil is in the Freedom, Sleep, and Release Collections Bundle

Young Living’sTM Essential Oil or BlendUplifting or Energizing Soothing and Relaxing Immune SupportPromotes Mental Focus, Supports Nervous SystemDaily Skincare RegimenHealthy Digestion System SupportRespiratory System supportCooking
Brain Power©xx
Stress Away™*x
Peace and Calming® or Peace and Calming II®xx
Dream Catcher©x
Melaleuca Alternifolia*xx
Ylang Ylangxx
Valor®**†, or try Valor® IIx

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Surprising Uses for Lavender that Most People Don’t Know About

Well known for its refreshing scent and natural beauty, lavender has been used by royalty and common man alike for millennia. However its lesser-known benefits are what that makes lavender essential oil a must-have for everyone’s household. From the beginning of written history, people have been using lavender for many amazing uses other than its aroma [...]

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Essential Oils & Sensitive Skin

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