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Oils for the Holidays

Charles Dickens wrote, “Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!”

Christmas in our house isn’t really Christmas without Young Living. Sure, we put up our tree, string our lights, and hang up our stockings, but it doesn’t feel like Christmas until we send that wonderful aroma of Christmas Spirit twirling around the house.

Growing up, we had a big rolling home humidifier that was some combination of a fan, sponge, and bathtub. We would use this all winter, but right after Thanksgiving, we’d start sprinkling in Christmas Spirit or Thieves. The warming aroma would fill the house and it made us at home.

Even today, we always make sure that we have plenty of Christmas Spirit on hand as we approach Christmas. As my fingertips cross the keys of the keyboard creating words for this article, a gentle fog carrying that wonderful smell is flowing out of our Aria Diffuser.

So, Christmas Spirit is an obvious one for the holidays, but what else? Thieves is a great blend for this time of year as it still has that nice cinnamon-clove aroma but can also help keep the outside, well, outside. Nutmeg, orange, and Cinnamon Bark are great oils to have on hand for those days when hot apple cider is a must.

So what oils make great gifts? First, we can’t forget about Frankincense and Myrrh and their special connection to this time of year as two of the first gifts given. Although we use Frankincense everyday, it’s woodsy aroma isn’t always everyone’s favorite when they first start enjoying oils. Lavender and Stress Away are great gifts this time of year. They can both help to bring a sense of calm to our otherwise hectic holidays. Finally, don’t forget about our bath and personal care lines; sometimes people need a little help in pampering themselves while they are generous to others.

Thieves Essential Oil

Thieves® essential oil is a powerful combination of Clove, Lemon, Cinnamon, Eucalyptus Radiata, and Rosemary essential oils for an aromatic blend that fills any space with a rich, spicy aroma. Inspired by the legend of four 15th-century French thieves who formulated a special aromatic combination composed of clove, rosemary, and other botanicals used while robbing the dead and dying, Thieves is one of Young Living’s most popular products.

With the benefits of Thieves oil including cleaning power and an irresistibly spicy scent, Young Living offers it as an essential oil blend and as an important ingredient in a full range of home cleaning and personal care products, from dish soap to toothpaste. Looking to make your home smell as clean as it looks? Diffuse Thieves oil throughout the house for an aroma that makes every room smell more like fall baking than harsh cleaning formulas.

Thieves Household Cleaner

A clean, beautiful home invites family and friends to come together. But when your cleaning leaves a strong, chemical scent, others might not want to gather. Create a welcoming home that’s safe for everyone with the fresh and inviting scent of Thieves® Household Cleaner.

Formulated with the power of Young Living’s Thieves oil blend, you can get a deep clean without dangerous or synthetic ingredients. Thieves cleaner also includes the scent of Lemon essential oil for an even more uplifting aroma. Chores will feel like less of a chore with the sweet-and-spicy scent and effective cleaning power of Thieves Household Cleaner.

This all-purpose cleaner can be used on any surface in your home for dusting, spot cleaning, scrubbing, or any other cleaning need. Wherever you use it, you’ll feel good knowing it’s safe to use around everyone in your family, including pets. Spot test in an inconspicuous area before applying this product to woods, plastics, fabrics, and granite. If staining or damage occurs, discontinue use on the material.