We all have favorites, but when it comes to essential oils, these 10 shine the brightest. Explore our most-coveted essential oils, along with usage tips and DIY tricks to get the most out of your collection.
Thieves essential oil blend
A staple in homes around the world, Thieves® essential oil blend may smell like the holidays captured in a bottle, but this versatile blend can be used year-round to create a refreshing environment. Featuring Clove, Lemon, Cinnamon Bark, Eucalyptus Radiata, and Rosemary essential oils, each drop creates an invigorating yet soothing aroma that captivates the senses and enhances your environment. Snag a few bottles of Thieves essential oil blend to keep your home smelling clean and bright during any season.
Your Thieves essential oil blend will really shine when you:
Diffuse 8–20 drops in a diffuser of your choice
Apply a few drops to the palms of your hands and then cup them around your nose to support a refreshing breathing experience
Add a few drops to your dishwasher to eliminate odors
Add 10 drops to your bath with 1 cup of Epsom salt
Combine 1 drop with 4 drops of carrier oil and massage into your feet
Was Lavender one of the first essential oils you ever tried? It’s no surprise! Lavender has been a favorite for thousands of years with a soothing aroma that creates a calming environment. Grown from seedlings and harvested on our very own Young Living farms, our Lavender stands out against the crowd as one of the most potent and high-quality oils on the market. Keep a bottle on hand to reap the many benefits of this flowery oil.
Here are the top ways you’ll want to use your Lavender essential oil:
Dilute and apply to soothe the skin
Add 8–20 drops to your diffuser to create a tranquil environment
Add a few drops to the palms of your hands and breathe in for a moment of calm
Apply 1–3 drops onto the temples of your forehead and gently massage in when your day overwhelms you
Add 8–10 drops to a spray bottle with water. Spray onto your pillows before bed as part of your nightly routine
Apply a few drops to your skin to create a soothing experience
Peppermint essential oil
An invigorating scent you’ll recognize in an instant, Peppermint essential oil is a go-to for a reason. It contains menthol, creating that familiar cooling sensation that soothes tired muscles. Peppermint is a staple in anyone’s essential oil collection.
The best ways to break out your Peppermint essential oil are:
Sprinkle a few drops into your shower for a refreshing morning rinse
Diffuse to create a sharp environment while doing school or work
Add a few drops to your toothpaste or mouthwash for fresher breath
Frankincense essential oil
Used for thousands of years as a vital part of religious rituals, Frankincense is considered a holy oil in the Middle East. Its musky, grounding scent makes Frankincense oil a favorite for those who enjoy meditation or other calming practices. The oil is obtained from the resin of Boswellia carterii trees in northern Africa to capture that enriching scent that’s been sought after for millennia. Including the naturally occurring constituents alpha-pinene, limonene, and sabinene, Frankincense oil can help to create a relaxing, calm environment with just a few drops.
You can make the most of this marvel of the ages when you:
Add a few drops to your favorite moisturizer for a healthy-looking glow
Diffuse 8–10 drops to deepen your meditative practice
Our Purification® essential oil blend is one of our most sought-out blends. Young Living Founder D. Gary Young designed and crafted this blend to cleanse the air and freshen up spaces with its invigorating scent. Blended from Citronella, Lavandin, Lemongrass, Myrtle, Rosemary, and Tea Tree essential oils, this musky yet clean aroma can turn any room into a freshened-up paradise.
To fully enjoy your Purification essential oil blend, be sure to:
Add 1–2 drops to your car diffuser to fight odors that come with carpools, pets, and anything in between
Add a few drops to a water bottle filled with distilled water for a quick and easy room spray
Drizzle a few drops over a cotton ball and place in vents to cleanse the air of unwanted odors
Sneak 3–4 drops into your laundry detergent for some added freshness
Fresh and uplifting, no essential oil collection is complete without the zesty aroma of Lemon essential oil. This sunshine in a bottle can help brighten your days with its cheery scent. When it comes to cleaning and freshening up your home, you’ll want Lemon oil in your corner. Incorporate it into your daily routine and feel brighter day by day.
To start blending Lemon essential oil into your day:
Diffuse a few drops in the morning to start off on the right side of the bed
Use during long travel days for a comforting experience
Feeling butterflies in your stomach? Add a few drops to the palms of your hands and breathe deeply while you recenter
When life gets overwhelming, Stress Away™ essential oil blend is here to transport you to smoother times. This intoxicating aroma is made with a blend of Copaiba, Lime, Cedarwood, Vanilla, Ocotea, and Lavender essential oils to invite relaxation and a calming environment. D. Gary Young blended this one himself, and it’s become one of our top-selling oil blends! Add Stress Away blend to your collection and combat stressful times with this soothing scent.
Take on stress with these easy tips:
When times get tough, diffuse a few drops to create a relaxing environment
Add to your favorite skin and hair products for a boost of relaxation
Create your own in-home spa experience by adding Stress Away blend to your massage oils
Add a few drops to some coconut oil and massage into your beard for a fresh aroma that sticks with you throughout the day
Get Stress Away Bath Bombs for a mindful and relaxing experience
From fresh-baked cookies to vanilla bean ice cream, the warm and inviting scent of vanilla is one that’s familiar to us all. Now, thanks to Young Living’s first-of-its-kind extraction method, you can capture this yummy scent in a bottle! Our Vanilla oleoresin’s creamy, comforting scent creates a calming environment you’ll want to savor.
To sweeten your day with Vanilla oleoresin, remember to:
Add to your bath products for an extra-relaxing experience
Diffuse for a homey, comforting atmosphere
Add to the skin, hair, and scalp for added moisture
Add a few drops to your temples and breathe in while you remember positive memories
All is calm and all is bright no matter what season it is when you have this essential oil blend on hand. Peace & Calming® essential oil blend combines the soothing properties of Blue Tansy, Orange, Tangerine, Patchouli, and Ylang Ylang essential oils to create a peaceful blend designed by D. Gary Young himself to help calm the mind. With the naturally occurring constituents limonene and patchoulol, this blend is another Young Living favorite for any season.
Center yourself with these simple Peace & Calming blend tips:
Apply topically to unwind after a long day
Create a relaxing environment when diffused or inhaled
Massage into the bottoms of your feet as part of your nightly routine
Add to V-6™ Vegetable Complex and massage into tired muscles
With a powerful blend of Cypress, Spruce, and three types of Eucalyptus oils, D. Gary Young designed this essential oil blend to enhance the breathing experience. With a dash of Peppermint oil adding a cooling sensation, R.C. essential oil blend is an experience from the moment you unscrew the bottle.
Keep up yours or your loved one’s respiratory care using these tips:
Diffuse its relaxing aroma in stuffy environments
Inhale or apply topically to enhance the sensation of deeper, fuller breaths
Apply to the forehead for a soothing release or to the chest for a refreshing breathing experience