Book List

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We have curated our top-picks for essential oil books, both by category and our rating system. Enjoy!

JUST FOR BEGINNERS: START HERE!

Essential Oil Desk Reference (EODR), 7th ed.

Essential Oil Desk Reference (EODR), 7th ed.

compiled by Life Science Publishing, 2017

The definitive guide to Young Living Essential Oils! Also available as a condensed Pocket Reference Guide and a slim Quick Reference Guide.

No Young Living member should be without this reference guide! This guidebook provides a broad overview on the history of essential oils, techniques for their use, information on every Young Living oil, blend, and oil-infused product, plus a full reference of health conditions. You will use this book for years to come, it is well worth the investment!

The Young Living Product Guide

The Young Living Product Guide

This beautiful catalog comes with every Premium Starter Kit, but in case you don’t have, be sure to order a copy (or a pack of 10!) with your next order. Use the guide to become more familiar with Young Living’s product line, as an on-the-go price reference sheet, or as a sharing tool to introduce Young Living to your friends and family. It is an indispensable item for your oil-infused lifestyle! Order the Product Guide directly here from Young Living, or view it online through issuu.
($3.50/for 1, or $30.00/pack of 10)

Now What? Creating Your Four-Month Plan

Now What? Creating Your Four-Month Plan

by Susie Richardson, Bobbi Decker and Brooke Sexton

Now What?
 will boost your Organizational Group Volume (OGV), Essential Rewards enrollment, retention and sustainability. This one and only guide to wellness targets the systems of the body through proven 4 month wellness plans. This 100% FDA compliant book is a tool you can give everyone in your downline — from the brand-new member to the seasoned oiler.

Fearless: Confidence with Essential Oils in 2 Hours

Fearless: Confidence with Essential Oils in 2 Hours

by Sarah Harnisch, 2017

New to essential oils and not sure where to start? Got a starter kit but afraid to even open it?

There is a gap between purchasing essential oils and actually using them confidently. You’re fearful of wasting what is in the bottle because you don’t know what you are doing. You don’t think oils will stack up to the products you have used for years. You are worried about using them incorrectly. You wonder if oils can actually make a difference for you and your family. If you’re not sure where to start, this quick book will show you the way!

The Chemical Free Home

The Chemical Free Home

by Melissa M. Poepping, 2015

The perfect starter’s book! For those new to essential oils, you will find over 30 recipes that will help you take those first steps towards going green at home. With this collection of fun, easy to follow recipes, you’ll find green solutions for every area of your home!

AROMATHERAPY TEXTBOOKS

Essential Oil Desk Reference (EODR), 7th ed.

Essential Oil Desk Reference (EODR), 7th ed.

compiled by Life Science Publishing, 2017

The definitive guide to Young Living Essential Oils! Also available as a condensed Pocket Reference Guide and a slim Quick Reference Guide.

No Young Living member should be without this reference guide, which includes information on every Young Living oil and blend, history of essential oils and techniques for use. The Pocket version makes a great accompaniment to the Premium Starter Kit for new enrollees!

 

50 Answers to Common Questions about Essential Oils

50 Answers to Common Questions about Essential Oils

by Lindsey Elmore, PharmD, BCPS

Confused about essential oils? Do they interact with medicines? Are they safe for children? How well do they travel? Can you believe what you read online? This book is the essential reference tool for everyone from newbies to experienced users. Dr. Lindsey Elmore provides practical, no nonsense answers to common science questions about essential oils in straightforward language. After reading this book, you can separate fact from fiction, and decide for yourself what the best possible use of an essential oil is for you.

The Chemistry of Essential Oils Made Simple

The Chemistry of Essential Oils Made Simple

by David Stewart, PhD, DNM
Life Science Publishing, 2005

This book explores both the composition of essential oils as well as their profound healing effects when accompanied by faith and prayer. Wonderful anecdotes of scientific discovery, chemical compositions and cross-indexed tables of botanical names are included as well. This book is an absolute must-have to better understand the chemistry and curative effects of essential oils from a spiritual perspective.

Advanced Aromatherapy: The Science of Essential Oil Therapy

Advanced Aromatherapy: The Science of Essential Oil Therapy

by Kurt Schnaubelt, PhD
Healing Arts Press, 1998

Kurt Schnaubelt, a chemist and longtime aromatherapy practitioner, provides clear, logical, scientific proof for the efficacy of essential oils and specifically how the oils work on the cells and microbes of the body, chemically, emotionally and physically. An essential textbook for aromatherapy practitioners Advanced Aromatherapy explains how to treat symptoms ranging from hay fever to stress disorders with predictable results.

MIND-BODY-SPIRIT HEALTH & WELLNESS

AromaFlow Yoga: How to Use Essential Oils in Your Practice to Manifest Wellness and Prosperity

AromaFlow Yoga: How to Use Essential Oils in Your Practice to Manifest Wellness and Prosperity

by Susan Santoro Martz

Your yoga practice just got a re-boot. Whether you are fearful of stepping onto a yoga mat, a practiced entrepreneurial yoga instructor, or somewhere in between, an AromaFlow Yoga class will suit any level of your yogic journey and take you on the ride of your life. Learn step-by-step essential oil use for a yoga class, and transform the way you experience your body, mind, and LIFE. The class is designed for every BODY in mind both on and off the mat. Learn how to bring your signature class to your community and create abundance for all. It’s time to manifest your dreams on your terms so you can better serve others. With your mat, loose fitted clothing, your oils, and this handbook, you’ll have what you need to live a more empowered YOU.

Releasing Emotional Patterns with Essential Oils

Releasing Emotional Patterns with Essential Oils

by Carolyn L. Mein, DC
VisionWare Press, 2015

Filled with over 130 pages of diagrams, charts and instructions, this book provides an easy-to-understand map for emotional well-being. Based on the premise that emotions are deeply stored at the cellular level, Releasing Emotional Patterns guides the reader in using essential oils to access the limbic portion of the brain — the seat of emotions — to help clear stagnant emotional blocks.

Vibrant Health Now!

Vibrant Health Now!

by Alan Simpson + Casey Conrad
Communication Consultants, 2012

We can make simple changes each day to improve our health. This book will show you how to identify potentially dangerous products lurking in your home and their effects on your family and pets; how your daily choices could be causing major disturbances to your bodies frequency and health; and to discover the power of essential oils and how they can boost your body’s frequency and help you detoxify. The book also covers safety precautions so the reader can confidently begin using essential oils and a chapter on 9 essential oils are considered “must-have’s” for every families home first-aid kit.

Nature's Mold Rx: The Non-Toxic Solution to Toxic Mold

Nature's Mold Rx: The Non-Toxic Solution to Toxic Mold

by Edward R. Close + Jacquelyn Close
EJC Publications, 2007

Learn how to easily overcome the ravages of mold in as little as 24 hours using an effective, non-toxic solution to toxic mold that is safe for adults, children, and pets. Learn how to get rid of mold and keep it from coming back. Nature’s Mold Rx features several real-life stories of mold illness — from condemned homes to doctors baffled by inexplicable symptoms — and how they were all overcome upon realizing mold was the culprit.

 

Healing Oils of the Bible

Healing Oils of the Bible

by David Stewart, PhD
Care Publications, 2003

Author David Stewart, Ph.D., a retired Methodist minister and former university science professor, is a noted authority on Essential Oils and their healing applications. Healing Oils of the Bible documents more than 500 scriptural references to thirty-three Essential Oils, their uses, and the plants from which they were derived in Biblical times. He presents the scientific basis for anointing with oil as a healing method taught and practiced by Jesus to his disciples. Due to its comprehensive and historical research, this book combines clear Biblical answers for practical applications.

YOUNG LIVING PUBLICATIONS

D. Gary Young: The World Leader in Essential Oils

D. Gary Young: The World Leader in Essential Oils

by Mary Young
Young Living Essential Oils, 2015

Take a step inside Gary’s world, where you will learn about his many triumphs and trials, and the growth of Young Living Essential Oils. A truly inspiring biography chronicling the life of a gifted, resilient man.

Ancient Einkorn: Today’s Staff of Life

Ancient Einkorn: Today’s Staff of Life

by Gary Young
Young Living Essential Oils, 2014

In this illuminating book, Gary Young chronicles the history of ancient grains and tracks their changing relationships with humans, from staff of life to potentially harmful ingredients, with hybridized wheat and genetically modified grains found in nearly every food product. The book discusses the benefits of einkorn, an ancient heirloom grain that remains untouched by hybridization. It also describes how some of the chemicals in our foods today are tied to health challenges.

The One Gift

The One Gift

by Gary Young
YL Wisdom, 2010

Why was frankincense more precious than gold in the ancient world? Gary Young learned of the power of essential oils through a profound personal experience that led him on a worldwide odyssey to learn about essential oils and their importance.

Discovery of the Ultimate Superfood

Discovery of the Ultimate Superfood

by Gary Young, ND Ronald Lawrence, MD, PhD & Marc Schreuder
Life Science Publishing, 2005

Is there a whole food more effective than Coenzyme Q10 for supporting heart function? Echinacea in amplifying immunity? Oat bran in lowering cholesterol? St. John’s Wort for treating depression? Lutien for preserving vision? Milk thistle in regenerating the liver? Insulin for controlling diabetes? Is there a food that has been shown to combat cancer in multiple clinical studies? Hundreds of studies conclude that a little-known fruit from Northern China may, in fact, do all of the above. This book documents the science behind the ultimate superfood.

The Young Living Cookbook: From Our Field to Your Table

The Young Living Cookbook: From Our Field to Your Table

compiled by Young Living, 2016

Learn more about cooking with Young Living products—from the Vitality line of dietary essential oils to einkorn grain. Find recipes for beverages, main dishes, sides, desserts, and gluten-free dishes for any occasion. Includes delicious recipes submitted by Young Living members too!

KIDS, PETS + MORE!

Gentle Babies: Essential Oils and Natural Remedies for Pregnancy, Childbirth, Infants and Young Children, 5th ed.

Gentle Babies: Essential Oils and Natural Remedies for Pregnancy, Childbirth, Infants and Young Children, 5th ed.

by Debra Raybern
Growing Healthy Homes, 2014

With over 20 years of professional knowledge, tried-and-true techniques and first-hand testimonials, this insightful and easy-to-follow guide by Royal Crown Diamond Debra Raybern benefits both experienced and first-time parents. The book also contains an introduction to Young Living essential oils and applications, with safety information and a section on discerning the quality of oils. Every family should have this resource in their home library!

Essential Oils Animal Desk Reference, 1st ed.

Essential Oils Animal Desk Reference, 1st ed.

compiled by Life Science Publishing, 2017

The long anticipated Essential Oils Animal Desk Reference is here! This amazing, 400-pg full color work is packed with invaluable, never before seen information on how to use essential oils for a myriad of species, including horses, dogs, cats, pocket pets, birds, farm animals, and aquatic animals. It is the most comprehensive animal essential oils guide available on the market.

Chemical Free Pets

Chemical Free Pets

by Nancy Brandt DVM CVC CVA, 2016

This book educates pet owners on the many areas that chemicals impact a pet’s health. Fabulous alternatives are provided that help decrease the toxic load our pets are forced to carry. It all adds up!

Animals 101

Animals 101

compiled by Life Science Publishing, 2015

Just as essential oils can be powerful healing tools for humans, they can be beneficial for pets as well. However, because animals’ sense of smell is often much stronger than in humans, it’s important to use essential oils appropriately. Animals 101 teaches  readers how to introduce essential oils to animals along with proper dilutions, oil amounts and application techniques. A greater starter book for any pet and oil lover!

BUILDING YOUR BUSINESS

Gameplan: The Complete Strategy Guide to go from Starter Kit to Silver

Gameplan: The Complete Strategy Guide to go from Starter Kit to Silver

by Sarah Harnisch

With a passion for helping others and modern approach to sharing the oils, Sarah Harnisch made it to Platinum in just 17 months. She’s sharing her strategy in this densely-packed guide taking you from starter kit to Silver in Young Living. Understand the chessboard of network marketing and get practical advice for every aspect of your business. Includes scripts for classes, training leaders, invitations and closings and duplicatable systems to help you: fill classes, share oils compliantly, follow-up confidently, build strong leaders and grow your Young Living business with confidence. It is time to grow! Also available as a workbook and condensed pamphlet.

Driven for Success: Road Map to the Comp Plan

Driven for Success: Road Map to the Comp Plan

by Jake Dempsey, 2015

Understanding any compensation plan can be daunting task. Running a business, at the financial core, revolves around the simplest of equations: Revenue – Expense = Income. Driven for Success will give you a clear understanding of where your Young Living business revenue comes from and might even teach you a few tricks along the way. Booklets sold in packs of 10. Purchase a pack, or speak to your Upline leader if you are interested in getting a copy.

Circle of Success

Circle of Success

by Monique McLean, 2015

Directions are usually very helpful in getting us from one point to the next — the same is needed for those pursuing the business side of Young Living. We may see the big picture of where we want to be, but how do we get there step by step? Circle of Success will be your guide map, giving you confidence while you travel to each milestone along the way. It all begins with sharing and then comes full circle when your friends join you on the journey. It’s the most rewarding ride you will ever take!