New Essential Oil DiscoveriesDense jungles surround the farm, creating a natural lab for essential oil research and development. Founder Gary Young ventures into the jungle on a regular basis to obtain plant samples, which are then analyzed for their properties. Once a new Young Living® essential oil is discovered, the plant is either cultivated and distilled on the farm, or sustainably harvested from existing supplies.
Some Young Living essential oils developed in this manner include:
Annual Amazon Adventure
Every year Gary Young and a group of Young Living Independent Distributors travel to Guayaquil for the Annual Amazon Adventure. This once-in-a-lifetime experience includes guided hikes through the jungle, tours of Finca Botanica Aromatica’s fields and distillation facilities, essential oil trainings, and much more.