Young Living Essential Oil

What are essential oils?

So you’ve found this site and maybe you have an idea about essential oils, maybe you don’t. Here, we will clarify what exactly we are referring to by “essential oils.”

For starters, we are not just talking about something that smells good (this isn’t an extension of Bath and Body Works!). We aren’t even necessarily just talking about “aromatherapy” and feeling all chilled-out after inhaling something pleasant.

We are talking about what can happen when, by highly regulated distillation processes, the actual lifeblood and essence of a plant is extracted, tested for therapeutic grade constituencies and bottled for human use.

By definition, essential oils are the vital fluids of plants, (if you take your fingernail and scratch it across a leaf, the “juices” that are released are part of those vital fluids). These fluids are necessary for the life of the plant and contain life force, intelligence, and vibrational energy that gives them healing properties that we can harness and use through distillation. Essential oils are composed of tiny molecules that can penetrate every cell, crossing the blood/brain barrier and administer healing therapy at the most fundamental and basic level of our bodies.

Interesting, no?

But here’s the kicker: not all essential oils actually contain therapeutic and healing properties. Many oils found at general health food stores contain additives or chemicals and may contain plant lifeblood to some degree, but they have not been processed in a way to guarantee therapeutic constituencies that can heal. That’s why it is important to know HOW the oil is processed and what claims can be made for using it.

Young Living Quality

Seed to Seal

When it comes to our essential oils, Young Living sets the standard for purity and authenticity. We carefully monitor the production of our oils from beginning to end through our unique Seed to Seal® process, ensuring the purity of each essential oil and protecting nature’s living energy in every bottle.

For more than two decades, we’ve diligently overseen every step of this process, both on our own global farms and with our carefully vetted partner farms.This unsurpassed commitment to quality means that you can be confident that the Young Living essential oils and oil-infused products you use in your home are safe and effective.


Powerful, effective essential oils come from seeds and plants that are verified for their essential oil potential by Young Living experts, partnering with university experts.


Young Living farms, located around the globe, are dedicated to perfecting the best growing and harvesting methods. Our experts also travel the world visiting our co-op farms to verify that their growing and cultivating processes match our high standards. These operations provide an ongoing source for essential oils that meet Young Living’s demanding quality standards.


Combining ancient and modern techniques, Young Living is recognized as an innovator in essential oil distillation. We use a gentle, proprietary technique for steam extracting the most effective essential oils, as well as using cold pressing and resin tapping methods for select oils.


Young Living never accepts diluted, cut, or adulterated oils. To guarantee consistent quality, our oils are tested in Young Living’s own internal labs, as well as in third-party facilities, to ensure that they meet stringent specifications, exceed international standards, and contain the optimal levels of natural bioactive compounds.


Young Living completes the Seed to Seal process in its 107,000-square-foot facility in Spanish Fork, Utah. Using state-of-the-art equipment, each essential oil is carefully bottled into protective amber glass bottles—ready to be shipped to members worldwide.

To learn more about Young Living Essential Oils, check out our FREE talk when available below.