Top 10 Essential Oil Must-Haves
If you are just getting started using essential oils and looking for ways to use them, these products will make it a breeze! So often I hear from people that have ordered oils, but have them sitting in a cabinet and are unsure how to use them. These must-have items that I share below are great to have on hand to help you get started. They will allow you to mix your favorite blends and have them ready for easy application at home or on the go! I have also shared a few of my favorite products that will allow you to use your oils in a variety of ways throughout your home! Click the links below for each product to shop them online.
If you are interested in getting started with essential oils and have not purchased any yet you can visit the Oils tab at the top of my page for more information, or click HERE.
1. Glass Dropper Bottle -Glass dropper bottles are great for storing carrier oils and dispensing accurately. When applying essential oils topically you always want to use a carrier oil to dilute the oil on your skin. You can read more about carrier oil options below.
2. Glass Roller Bottles - Stock up on these for storing pre-diluted blends so you’ll always have easy access to your favorites. If you want bottles with labels you can find some basic ones HERE. Looking for recipes that you can make from the oils in your starter kit? Check out all my favorites HERE.
3. Glass Spray Bottle - One of my favorite Young Living products is their Thieves cleaner. It is a multipurpose cleaner that can be used to replace all of your cleaners that may contain harmful ingredients in your home. A thieves cleaner sample is included in almost all of the Young Living starter kits. All you need is one tablespoon of thieves cleaner in your 16 oz glass bottle, then fill the rest with water. Use on glass, countertops, floors, bathrooms, ect. Not only is the cleaner safe and effective, but it smells amazing! Looking for a glass bottle with a label? Check out this one HERE.
4. Carrier Oil - Necessary for diluting essential oils. Make sure to select a high quality oil that is organic and cold-pressed. Some options include: jojoba oil, fractionated coconut oil, and olive oil.
5. Organic Epsom Salt - Epsom salt actually isn’t salt at all, it is magnesium sulfate. Most people are magnesium deficient, which can lead to many health problems. Adding epsom salt along with essential oils to a bath is a wonderful way to help improve your overall health.
6. Mason Jars - Glass jars in assorted sizes are perfect for homemade creams, scrubs, bath salts, and more!
7. Organic Wool Dryer Balls - Use these reusable wool balls in your dryer to replace chemical filled dryer sheets. Add a couple drops of your favorite essential oil to give your laundry a fresh safe scent. These dryer balls are baby safe, hypoallergenic, reduce wrinkles, and shorten dry time naturally.
8. Empty Capsules - Not all essential oils can be taken internally, however Young Living’s Vitality line of essential oils can be. Use these vegetarian capsules to add the essential oils into your health regimen. Simply add the suggested number of drops of essential oil into an empty capsule, then fill with olive oil. If you are new to using oils, begin with fewer drops and work your way up to the quantities listed on the bottle. You can find more information about taking internally, along with some recipes to get you started, HERE.
9. Castile Soap - This organic, vegan soap is mild and free of fragrance. I have it listed here because it is wonderful for mixing with your favorite oils to make homemade hand soaps. Not only will you be eliminating chemicals from your home by making it yourself, but it will also save you money. It is SO easy to do, and you can find a recipe, HERE. If you are already using foaming hand soaps at home you can rinse those bottles clean and refill with homemade, or you can find empty foaming hand soap containers HERE.