Natural Remedies Guide

Looking for a natural alternative? Young Living Essential Oils empowers you to dodge harmful chemicals, enrich your life, and reclaim your natural radiance. Young Living Canada’s Natural Health Products provide natural options to help support everyday ailments. Not only does Young Living provide 100% pure, quality essential oils, but we’re giving you choices. Try any of the oils below for the corresponding ailment for a natural alternative.

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Young Living NHP Essential Oils
NHP Uses
Cough or Cold
Acne
Headache
Stressed and Uptight
Rheumatoid Arthritis, Strains, or Sprains
Digestive Discomfort
Burns, Cuts, Bruises, and Other Minor Skin Irritations
Eczema and Dermatitis

Are you suffering from a cough or cold? Try any one of the following essential oils to help reduce the symptoms of a cold and cough.


  • ANGELICA
  • AROMAEASE
  • AROMA SIEZ
  • BASIL
  • BERGAMOT
  • BLACK PEPPER
  • Cardamom
  • Cedarwood

Acne

With a long history of being beneficial ingredients in cosmetics, you can use any of these oils to help with the relief of symptoms of acne or boils.

Headache

Whether you experience pain everyday or just occasionally, lift your spirits and your day by using essential oils for headache relief.


  • ANGELICA
  • AROMA SIEZ
  • BASIL
  • BERGAMOT
  • BLACK PEPPER
  • CITRONELLA
  • CLARY SAGE
  • EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS
  • GERMAN CHAMOMILE
  • JASMINE
  • LAURUS NOBILIS
  • LAVENDER

Digestive Discomfort

When you feel digestive discomfort, experience the freedom of reaching for a natural alternative with pure essential oils that can act as a carminative and antispasmodic.


  • ANGELICA
  • AROMAEASE
  • AROMA SIEZ
  • BASIL
  • BERGAMOT
  • BLACK PEPPER
  • CARDAMOM
  • CLARY SAGE
  • CITRONELLA
  • DEEP RELIEF
  • FENNEL
  • GERMAN CHAMOMILE

Rheumatoid Arthritis, Strains, or Sprains

Strains and sprains can be all too common, especially when you lead an active lifestyle. These essential oils can assist with the relief of joint or muscle pain associated with sprains, strains and rheumatoid arthritis.


  • Clove
  • Cypress
  • Deep Relief
  • Eucalyptus Globulus
  • Fennel
  • German Chamomile
  • Ginger

Stressed and Uptight

Get ready to face the day head-on, with a fresh new feeling. Use any of the eleven essential oils below with their relaxing properties to help calm your nerves and enjoy the day.


  • Angelica
  • Aromaease
  • Aroma Siez
  • Basil
  • Cedarwood
  • Celery Seed
  • Clary Sage

Burns, Cuts, Bruises, and Other Minor Skin Irritations

These essential oil alternatives are great products for everyday use with minor skin irritations, cuts, bruises or even burns. Fill your home with pure products you can feel good about.


  • Bergamot
  • Cedarwood
  • Clary Sage
  • Fennel
  • German Chmomile

Eczema and Dermatitis

Dry, itchy, sore skin is a thing of the past! Essential oils are here to help you find relief from eczema and dermatitis so you can enjoy the confidence of smooth, supple skin.

Proposed Natural Health Product (NHP) Uses

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    All Products

    Not for oral use
    Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes; if this happens, rinse thoroughly with vegetable oil.

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    Local application

    (10% or less of body surface area)Apply to affected area up to 3 times per day.

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    Body massage

    (more than 10% of the body surface area)
    Apply once daily.

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    Essential oils requiring dilution (topical)

    Do not use essential oils undiluted.

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    Bath

    Combine 2 — 8 drops of undiluted essential oil with the same amount of shampoo or liquid soap before adding it to the bath. Mix into the water gently. For maximum benefit, remain in the bath for 10 minutes. Use 2 drops of undiluted essential oil the first time and increase by 1 drop per bath up to a maximum of 8 drops (Tisserand 1977; Price and Price 2007).
    Use once daily.

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    Direct Inhalation

    Apply 1 — 6 drops of undiluted essential oil to a handkerchief/tissue and inhale occasionally (Price and Price 2007).
    Up to 3 times per day.

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    Steam Inhalation

    Add 3 — 12 drops of undiluted essential oil to a bowl of steaming water/facial steamer. Inhale slowly and deeply for 5 to 10 minutes (Price and Price 1999; Tisserand and Balacs 1995).
    Up to 3 times per day.

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    Compress

    Add 2 drops of undiluted essential oil to 500 ml of warm water in a bottle. Mix by shaking the bottle and immediately soak the compress. Squeeze lightly, apply the compress to the skin, and cover with clothes and/or towelling. Leave for 2 to 4 hours (Tisserand 1977).
    Up to 3 times per day.

Young Living NHP Essential Oils

According to Health Canada’s website, “Natural health products (NHPs) are naturally occurring substances that are used to restore or maintain good health. They are often made from plants, but can also be made from animals, microorganisms and marine sources. They come in a wide variety of forms like tablets, capsules, tinctures, solutions, creams, ointments and drops.”

Which Young Living Oils are approved as NHPs with Health Canada?

  • Cedarwood
  • Citronella
  • Clove
  • Cypress
  • Geranium
  • Grapefruit
  • Helichrysum
  • Jade Lemon
  • Lavender
  • Lemon
  • Lemongrass
  • Lime
  • Marjoram
  • Orange
  • Peppermint
  • Sacred Frankincense
  • Tea Tree
  • Thyme
  • Ylang Ylang
  • Angelica
  • Basil
  • Bergamot
  • Black Pepper
  • Cardamom
  • Celery Seed
  • Clary Sage
  • Eucalyptus Globulus
  • Fennel
  • Ginger
  • Laurus Nobilis
  • Myrrh
  • Neroli
  • Nutmeg
  • Patchouli
  • Pine
  • Rose
  • Rosemary
  • Sage
  • Spearmint
  • Vetiver

Additional information on some of the Young Living NHP Oils:

Cedarwood

Cedarwood has a warm cedar aroma. It is relaxing and soothing when used for massage. Cedarwood has a long history of use as a beneficial ingredient in cosmetic preparations for oily skin.

In Aromatherapy can be used topically:

  • to help reduce the symptoms of acne or boils.
  • to relieve minor skin irritation, cuts, bruises & burns.
  • to help relieve joint or muscle pain associated with sprains, strains & rheumatoid arthritis
  • or inhaled can act as a nervine and calmative which enhances relaxation
  • or inhaled to reduce the symptoms of cold & cough

Be sure to follow label instructions

Cedarwood Label


Citronella has a fresh, elevating aroma that can be inhaled directly or diffused to lift the spirits. It can be also applied topically to tone and balance the skin.

In Aromatherapy can be used topically or inhaled:

  • to help relieve joint or muscle pain associated with sprains, strains & rheumatoid arthritis
  • when experiencing digestive discomfort can act as a carminative and antispasmodic
  • to help relieve headache

Be sure to follow label instructions

Citronella Label

Citronella

Clove

Steam distilled from dried clove buds in Madasgascar, clove is an important ingredient in Young Living’s Thieves® oil blend. Clove oil has a sweet, spicy fragrance that is stimulating and revitalizing.

In Aromatherapy can be used topically or inhaled:

  • to help relieve joint or muscle pain associated with sprains, strains & rheumatoid arthritis
  • or inhaled to reduce the symptoms of cold & cough

Be sure to follow label instructions

Clove Label


Cypress is a fresh, herbaceous, slightly evergreen aroma that is steam distilled from freshly cut branches of cypress trees in Spain. It refreshes, restores and promotes a sense of security and grounding.

In Aromatherapy can be used topically:

  • to help relieve joint or muscle pain associated with sprains, strains & rheumatoid arthritis
  • or inhaled to reduce the symptoms of cold & cough.

Be sure to follow label instructions

Cypress Label

Cypress


Geranium

Geranium essential oil has an uplifting, floral aroma. Diffuse its balancing, peaceful, and calming aroma or apply it topically to help maintain the appearance of tender skin.

  • Can be used to reduce the symptoms of a cold and cough.
  • Geranium has an aromatic in uence that helps release negative memories.

USAGES: Local application, body massage, topical application, sprays used for topical use, bath, direct inhalation, steam inhalation, compresses

Be sure to follow label instructions

Geranium Label


Cold pressed from the fresh fruit peel of grapefruits grown in the United States, grapefruit’s sweet, zesty scent is uplifting and revitalizing.

In Aromatherapy can be used topically:

  • or inhaled, can act as a nervine and calmative which enhances relaxation

Be sure to follow label instructions

Grapefruit Label

Grapefruit

Helichrysum

Derived from the flowering tops in EasternEurope, helichrysum was traditionally used to support healthy looking skin. The helichrysum flowers are commonly called “everlasting” or “immortal.”

In Aromatherapy can be used topically:

  • to help reduce the symptoms of acne or boils
  • to relieve minor skin irritation, cuts, bruises & burns
  • to help relieve joint or muscle pain associated with sprains, strains & rheumatoid arthritis
  • or inhaled can act as a nervine and calmative which enhances relaxation
  • or inhaled to reduce the symptoms of cold & cough
  • when experiencing digestive discomfort can act as a carminative and antispasmodic
  • to experience relief from eczema and dermatitis

Be sure to follow label instructions

Helichrysum Label


Jade Lemon oil is released only after the fruit is picked, giving it a richer and more fragrant aroma. It has a unique lemon-lime scent that invigorates and uplifts the senses.

In Aromatherapy can be used topically:

  • or inhaled to reduce the symptoms of cold & cough

Be sure to follow label instructions

Jade Lemon Label

Jade Lemon


Lavender

Steam distilled from the flowering plants grown at the Young Living farms in Simiane-la-Rotonde, France, and Mona, Utah, lavender is the most versatile essential oil. Its refreshing, relaxing scent has balancing properties that also bring a sense of calm.

In Aromatherapy can be used topically:

  • to help relieve joint or muscle pain associated with sprains, strains & rheumatoid arthritis
  • or inhaled can act as a nervine and calmative which enhances relaxation
  • or inhaled to reduce the symptoms of cold & cough
  • when experiencing digestive discomfort can act as a carminative and antispasmodic
  • to help relieve headache

Be sure to follow label instructions

Lavender Label

Cold pressed from the fresh fruit peel of lemons grown in Argentina and the United States, lemon oil has refreshing and cooling properties. Its fresh, citrus scent is an instant pick-me-up.

In Aromatherapy can be used topically:

  • or inhaled to reduce the symptoms of cold & cough

Be sure to follow label instructions

Lemon Label

Lemon


Lemongrass

Lemongrass has a light, fresh, citrus aroma with earthy undertones. Refreshing, rejuvenating, stimulating, and balancing, it is an inspiring oil.

In Aromatherapy can be used topically:

  • When experiencing digestive discomfort, Lemongrass can act as a carminative and antispasmodic.
  • Lemongrass acts as a nervine and calmative, which enhances relaxation as well as helps to relieve headaches.

USAGES: Local application, body massage, topical application, sprays used for muscle pain/other topical use, bath, direct inhalation, steam inhalation, compresses

Be sure to follow label instructions

Lemongrass Label


Lime is sought after for its invigorating and energizing citrus aroma. It can be used to freshen the home and chase away unwanted odours.

In Aromatherapy can be used topically:

  • to help reduce the symptoms of acne or boils
  • to help relieve joint or muscle pain associated with sprains, strains & rheumatoid arthritis
  • or inhaled to reduce the symptoms of cold & cough

Be sure to follow label instructions

Lime Label

Lime

Marjoram

Marjoram has a woody, spicy aroma that has a warm, calming effect. It is a relaxing oil that is great to use for massaging after physical activity, making it an essential addition to the Raindrop Collection.

In Aromatherapy can be used topically:

  • to relieve minor skin irritation, cuts, bruises & burns
  • to help relieve joint or muscle pain associated with sprains, strains & rheumatoid arthritis
  • or inhaled can act as a nervine and calmative which enhances relaxation
  • or inhaled to reduce the symptoms of cold & cough
  • when experiencing digestive discomfort can act as a carminative and antispasmodic
  • to experience relief from eczema and dermatitis
  • to help relieve headache

Be sure to follow label instructions

Marjoram Label


Cold pressed from the fresh fruit peel of oranges grown in the United States, orange’s sweet, citrus fragrance induces relaxation and encourages positive emotions.

In Aromatherapy can be used topically:

  • when experiencing digestive discomfort can act as a carminative and antispasmodic
  • or inhaled can act as a nervine and calmative which enhances relaxation

Be sure to follow label instructions

Orange Label

Orange


Peppermint

One of the oldest and most highly regarded herbs, peppermint essential oil has a fresh aroma that is energizing to give you a renewed feeling of vigor.

In Aromatherapy can be used topically:

  • to help relieve joint or muscle pain associated with sprains, strains & rheumatoid arthritis
  • or inhaled can act as a nervine and calmative which enhances relaxation
  • or inhaled to reduce the symptoms of cold & cough
  • when experiencing digestive discomfort can act as a carminative and antispasmodic

Be sure to follow label instructions

Peppermint Label

Sacred frankincense essential oil comes from Boswellia sacra tree resin that is wild harvested and steam distilled at the Young Living farm in Salalah, Oman. This oil is ideal for those who wish to take their spiritual journey and meditation experiences to a higher level

In Aromatherapy can be used topically:

  • or inhaled can act as a nervine and calmative which enhances relaxation
  • to relieve minor skin irritation, cuts, bruises & burns
  • or inhaled to reduce the symptoms of cold & cough

Be sure to follow label instructions

Sacred Frankincense Label

Sacred Frankincense


Tea Tree

Previously known as Melaleuca Alternifolia oil, Tea Tree oil is steam distilled from the leaves in Australia. It has a wide range of uses and is especially beneficial to the skin

In Aromatherapy can be used topically:

  • or inhaled to reduce the symptoms of cold & cough

Be sure to follow label instructions

Tea Tree Label


Steam distilled from the flowering plants in Spain, thyme has a spicy, warm, herbaceous aroma that is both powerful and penetrating.

In Aromatherapy can be used topically:

  • to relieve minor skin irritation, cuts, bruises & burns
  • to help reduce the symptoms of acne or boils
  • to help relieve joint or muscle pain associated with sprains, strains & rheumatoid arthritis
  • or inhaled can act as a nervine and calmative which enhances relaxation
  • or inhaled to reduce the symptoms of cold & cough

Be sure to follow label instructions

Thyme Label

Thyme


Ylang Ylang

Distilled from the flowers, traditional usage of ylang ylang was to relax the mind and balance emotions. This oil is widely used to inspire feelings of romance.

In Aromatherapy can be used topically:

  • or inhaled can act as a nervine and calmative which enhances relaxation

Be sure to follow label instructions

Ylang Ylang Label