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Frequently Asked Questions

1. The bottle looks great and they smell amazing. Now what? How can I actually use these oils? Do they work?


Yes! They absolutely work. Essential oils are very versatile and can be used in many ways. The most common ways are topically and aromatically.


Topically is using the oils on the skin for many reasons such as; to help relieve joint or muscle pain associated with sprains, strains and rheumatoid arthritis, headache, and eczema. Check out our Natural Health Products. These are the ones that Health Canada has approved for the listed uses.


Aromatically is using the oils mostly in a diffuser to create a fresh and inviting aroma. You can also put a drop in your hands, rub them together, cup your hands over your nose and inhale deeply. It can also be use during meditation or yoga for grounding purposes.


2. I heard these oils are good to deal with emotions. Is that right?


Yes. When we smell essential oils, they are directly absorbed by our limbic system which is associated to our emotions. Smelling an oil can bring joy, release symptoms associated with stress, and bring back good memories.


3. I would like to save money by start making my own soap and body cream. Can I use essential oils for these?


What a great idea to start reducing toxics in your environment and save you money! Essential oils are perfect for DIY recipes. We truly believe in them, which is why we’ve got lots of recipes in our blog section.


4. How do I save money using essential oils and Young Living products?


Great question! Let’s say you’ve hurt your back, you’d normally take a pain reliever from the pharmacy, right? And, let’s say you apply a few drops of PanAway to your back instead. Each of those drops is about $0.30. So you just spent less than $1.00 to get relief, naturally. Your body didn’t have to process any synthetic materials and didn’t have to suffer any side effects from it either. Or how about making an all-purpose cleaner for about $1.00 too? We have lots of tips and tricks to make your oils, products and money last much longer.


5. I heard that these oils are very potent. Should I apply these directly on my skin? Are there any areas on my body that I should not put essential oils?


True. Essential oils are VERY concentrated and should be used carefully. To find out more information about the precautions when using essential oils, please visit our Safety page.


6. I’m new to essential oils and I don’t know where to start. Is there anyone who can help me get started? What should I start with?


When we got started we didn’t know which oils to use for what. We didn’t know which natural products we should be switching out of our homes. We didn’t know what we didn’t know. This is why we have a whole community of other people just like you to answer all of your questions and help guide you.


Who doesn’t love to save money?! Most people get started with the Premium Starter Kit because it’s 50% off all the time! It’s got the Top 10 oils inside that you need to get started and it comes with a diffuser!


7. I love my essential oils and I would like to tell my friends and family about them. Is there a way that I can be earn income like this?


Absolutely! Take a peek at Young Living’s income disclosure statement. You know how you tell a friend about a restaurant you went to? Well, sharing Young Living is exactly like that, except Young Living will send you a Thank You check. You can choose to casually share the oils with friends and family, or you can replace an entire annual income or more. It’s completely up to you. Wondering if this is something you’d want to try? Let us know and we’ll send you an invitation to our next webinar about it. Or, we can schedule a one on one call to talk about it and you’ll get a feeling if this is something you want to do. Connect with eileen@theoilystory.com



8.  I have never heard of Young Living products. What makes them different from other companies?


Three words: SEED TO SEAL. Young Living has a vigorous quality assurance process that really makes their oils the best on the planet. Every batch of oils goes through 15 – 20 different tests, in triplicate. There is a difference you can feel when you use Young Living oils.