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How Gary Young Became the World Leader in Essential Oils: Part II

Click here to read Part I of this series. In our conclusion to this two-part look into the life of Young Living founder D. Gary Young, we’ll examine more closely how Gary was able to share his love of essential oils with the world. By taking a hands-on approach and championing Young Living’s proprietary Seed to Seal® process, Gary has …

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How Gary Young Became the World Leader in Essential Oils: Part I

It’s no secret that D. Gary Young is the modern-day father of essential oils, but few people know the details of his life and what led him to unlocking the pure power of plants. Over the course of more than 30 years, Gary Young has dedicated his life to researching the traditional methods of distilling botanicals and pioneering Young Living’s …

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Northern Lights Black Spruce: Seed to Seal in Action

On March 9, 2015, Young Living Founder and CEO D. Gary Young distilled Black Spruce essential oil for the first time at our Northern Lights farm. Join Gary at the first distillation in this up-close look at the Seed to Seal® process in action. Be sure to join our giveaway by answering the question below! What does Seed to Seal …

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Love Your Mother: Green Living Tips

Because Young Living’s proprietary Seed to Seal® process is a close partnership with the earth, we work every day to make our production processes ever more friendly to our delicate planet. Some of our efforts include reusing floral water in the distilleries at the Mona, Highland Flats, and Northern Lights farms; avoiding the use of chemical sprays on our fields; …

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Essential Oils in the Ancient World: Part III

While people in ancient times quickly recognized the value of using* pure botanicals, methods for extracting the essences of those botanicals have evolved slowly over time. Let’s explore the development of these processes, from the most basic to today’s advanced methods.   Some early herbalists combined the use of the essential oil with an extraction method. For example, those seeking …

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Need a Change of Pace? Reach for Young Living Roll-ons!

With my busy schedule, I occasionally find myself in need of a break. I’ll take a walk up the office stairs to get my blood flowing; I’ll close my eyes and take a couple of deep breaths; or, best of all, I will reach into my purse for one of Young Living’s essential oil roll-ons.   Our roll-ons offer quick …

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Young Living: A Worldwide Phenomenon

A few months ago I had the privilege of introducing the recently updated ART® Skin Care System at a member meeting in Texas. On my way through airport security, I forgot to remove my ART products from my carry-on luggage, so I was called over for an additional bag check. When the TSA agent opened the bag and saw the …