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It’s safe to say that we all know that we need to take care of our body. Most people are aware that not everything we put in our body is friendly and supports our overall health and wellness. A large majority of us are aware of the benefits of energizing food versus junk food. However, it seems that the level of awareness stops at what we put in our body in the form of food or drink but what about the environmental factors of our home? Can we truly have a healthy body if we do not have a healthy home? Explore our team’s educational classes to learn more about bioaccumulation, where these dangerous toxins may be lurking in your home. Find out how we can systematically make some easy changes to our homes to create a chemical free zone. Having the best for you and your family is about being surrounded by all things healthy, natural, and non-toxic.

Chemical free home

Aroma, “a distinctive, typically pleasant smell” can welcome a guest into a home, but can also disturb one’s ability to be comfortable or present. Have you ever walked into a home/room and experienced a scent that made you want to turn around and leave? Let’s create a welcome environment by keeping our air pleasant. The Air we breathe in our home may contain contaminates that could be disrupting our bodies to thrive in wellness. Scented candles, air fresheners are known to contain volatile organic compounds (VOC’s), allergens, phthalates, and cancer causing chemicals such as benzene and formaldehyde. Many of the chemicals emitted by these products have been linked to hormone disruption, allergies, asthma, and even cancerous mutations in DNA. Never fear, there is an alternative to these nasty products. You can swap these toxic accessories out for a cold air diffuser. A cold air diffuser can safely break down essential oils into micro molecules and project them into the air. Instead of inhaling toxic ingredients, you can process those molecules into your body through your olfactory system of your brain. There are many diffusers to choose from, here’s a comparison chart to review.

Household Cleaning

Maintaining a clean home doesn’t mean you need to soak it in toxic chemicals. There are many safe and effective ways to make a home shine from toilets to countertops, floors to stove top. Yes, you can use just one cleaner for windows, light surfaces, toilets and all the way to heavy decreasing! Isn’t it about time to swap out a few harmful products and use something safe for the entire family? Thieves cleaner is a trusted aromatic household product known for a natural, effective alternative to traditional cleaning products.

Young Living’s proprietary Thieves® essential oil blend was inspired by the legend of four 15th-century French thieves who formulated and wore a special aromatic combination of clove, rosemary, and other botanicals that they believed provided protection while they were stealing. French authorities recognized that there was such value in this mixture that upon the thieves’ capture, they received a more merciful punishment on condition that they divulge the ingredients in their secret formula.

Possibly Young Living’s most versatile and beloved blend of essential oils for home, Thieves is an important ingredient in home cleaning and personal care products, such as laundry soap, mouthwash, fruit and vegetable spray, and hand purifier.

Replace the harsh chemicals in your home with Thieves Household Cleaner. It’s created with naturally occurring surfactants derived from coconut and sugars and can be used on virtually any surface in your home leaving no residue. It’s very economical because of it’s an ultra-concentrated formula. Use only 1 part Thieves Household Cleaner to 30 parts water for most cleaning, 1 part to 15 parts water for heavier cleaning needs, or 1 part to 50-100 parts water for cleaning glass.

Clean safely with these DIY Thieves recipes using everyday oils.

Personal Care Products

We are surrounded by chemicals! Some are natural, some are synthetic, some are good for you, and many are not good for you. We eat them, we breath them in, and we absorb them through our skin. Our skin is the largest organ of our body; it works to cushion, waterproof and protect our other organs. It is also our first line of defense against the outside world. Being that it is outside our bodies it can absorb nutrients from the sun and the environment; and in many cases toxins if we are not careful!

The average person applies 300 chemicals to their body every single day! About 80 of those chemicals found in soap, make-up, shampoo, other hair care products, and deodorant are usually applied before you eat breakfast! Health and safety data only exists for 15% of all the chemicals out there, and many are known to cause asthma or endocrine disruptions.

Chemical manufacturers do not have to demonstrate that their products are safe before they go into use. The law requires the government to prove actual harm in order to control or replace a dangerous ingredient. Additionally, chemical manufacturers can keep the ingredients in some chemicals “secret” (trade secret laws). According to the EPA, nearly 20% of the 80,000 chemicals are secret. This makes it difficult for consumers and businesses to find the information they need to identify which chemicals are safe and unsafe. It’s so important to be aware of toxins around you and know what is going on your skin. Here’s a list of the top 10 ingredients to avoid. Thankfully we live in a time where we are becoming more and more aware of these dangers and have the ability to purchase non-toxic products from honest and transparent companies like Young Living! They list all ingredients on their product labels and they have a Seed to Seal promise to their customers.

Ready to swap out your skin care products? How about clean make-up? Let’s not forget about our oral care, ditch the fluoride and care for our mouth needs with Young Living’s Thieves toothpaste and mouthwash.

Young Living has personal care products for the entire family so be sure and check out our Healthy Kids and Healthy Pets pages.