One of the biggest ways we can impact our wellness for the better is to start evaluating the household products we use and love.
Here are a few things to note:
01. IN 1976, CONGRESS PASSED THE TOXIC SUBSTANCE CONTROL ACT WHICH GRANDFATHERED IN BETWEEN 63,000 – 100,000 CHEMICALS THAT WERE ON THE MARKET. THESE CHEMICALS WERE GRANDFATHERED IN WITHOUT ANY TESTING, AND THEY ARE SIMPLY UNREGULATED. TODAY, ONLY ABOUT 50% OF THE CHEMICALS ON THE MARKET HAVE BEEN SUBJECT TO ANY CHEMICAL TESTING AT ALL. UNDER THIS ACT, MANUFACTURERS ARE PROTECTED BY TRADE SECRET LAWS, SO THAT THEY DO NOT EVEN HAVE TO POST WHAT INGREDIENTS ARE IN THEIR PRODUCTS. IF YOU GO LOOK AT A BOTTLE OF HOUSEHOLD CLEANER, YOU MAY BE SURPRISED TO SEE THAT THEY ONLY LIST A SMALL PERCENTAGE OF THE INGREDIENTS IN THE BOTTLE.
02. THERE ARE SO MANY INGREDIENTS TO BE AWARE OF DUE TO CARCINOGENIC PROPERTIES: ALCOHOL, ALUMINUM, DEA/TEA, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE, TALC, PARABENS & MORE. THESE ARE FOUND IN SO MANY COMMON HOUSEHOLD PRODUCTS AND SHOULD BE AVOIDED AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE FOR MORE HEALTHFUL ALTERNATIVES.
03. THE QUALITY OF AIR INSIDE HOMES IS 5-7 TIMES MORE TOXIC THAN OUTDOOR AIR QUALITY & IT ONLY TAKES 26 SECONDS FOR CHEMICALS IN YOUR PERSONAL PRODUCTS TO ENTER YOUR BLOODSTREAM. JOIN US, WON’T YOU, IN REPLACING THESE HIDDEN TOXINS LITTLE BY LITTLE, MONTH BY MONTH, STEP BY STEP. EITHER WITH READY-MADE YL PRODUCTS OR WITH PRODUCTS WE CAN MAKE OURSELVES WITH OILS. THINGS THAT ARE NOT ONLY SAFE FOR OUR FAMILIES, BUT BENEFICIAL FOR THEM AS WELL.
04. NOT SURE IF YOUR HOUSEHOLD PRODUCTS ARE ACTUALLY “NATURAL” OR “GREEN”? DOWNLOAD THE THINK DIRTY APP & SCAN AWAY. MAKE SURE YOU LOOK UP SOME OF YOUR MOST USED CLEANERS, DETERGENTS, AND OTHER PRODUCTS ON THE ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING GROUP WEBSITE. THESE SOURCES WILL SHOW YOU WHAT IS INSIDE OF THESE PRODUCTS, HOW THEY’VE BEEN SHOWN TO EFFECT OUR HEALTH, AND SO MUCH MORE INFORMATION TO HELP YOU BE AN INFORMED & EMPOWERED CONSUMER!
Thieves Household Cleaner
THIEVES CLEANER IS A CONCENTRATE. FOR MOST ALL-PURPOSE CLEANING, DILUTE 30 PARTS OF WATER TO 1 PART OF THIEVES HOUSEHOLD CLEANER. THAT BREAKS DOWN TO ONE 64 OZ BOTTLE OF THIEVES HOUSEHOLD CLEANER CONCENTRATE = ABOUT 128 ALL-PURPOSE SPRAY BOTTLES FOR ABOUT 88 CENTS A BOTTLE. THAT’S CHEAPER THAN MOST ALL-NATURAL CLEANERS ON THE MARKET! THAT MEANS YOU CAN SAVE TIME AND MONEY BY BUYING ONE CLEANING PRODUCT FOR #ALLTHETHINGS. YOU WON’T HAVE TO MAKE TRIPS TO MULTIPLE STORES OR ORDER FROM MULTIPLE ONLINE SOURCES. IT’S GOING TO REPLACE ALL YOUR HOUSEHOLD CLEANERS. GET READY TO FALL.IN.LOVE.
TIME TO DITCH AND SWITCH ALL YOUR HOUSEHOLD CLEANERS FOR THE THIEVES ALL-PURPOSE CLEANER. LIVING ABOVE THE WELLNESS LINE AND SAVING MONEY AT THE SAME TIME. DOUBLE BONUS!
THE THIEVES CLEANER COMES IN A SMALL OR LARGE BOTTLE AND YOU CAN EVEN GET A CONVENIENT SPRAY GREAT FOR SHOPPING CARTS, PUBLIC TABLES, AND SO MUCH MORE.
01. THE BLEND
Thieves is approved by the FDA to be ingested (ie. Vitality) and it’s what we use to clean our floors, countertops, bathrooms, kids’ toys, car seats, do our laundry, disinfect our hands, and so much more! This unique blend has been studied successfully for its ability to inhibit the growth of multi-drug resistant bacteria. It’s literally good for 𝑎𝑙𝑙 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑡ℎ𝑖𝑛𝑔𝑠. The best part? If grabbed by one of your kiddos the label reads 𝑗𝑢𝑠𝑡 𝑑𝑟𝑖𝑛𝑘 𝑝𝑙𝑒𝑛𝑡𝑦 𝑜𝑓 𝑤𝑎𝑡𝑒𝑟... it's THAT safe! Here are just a few amazing properties of the blend itself and why we love it:
c l o v e –
+ nature's richest source of eugenol
+ highest scoring single ingredient tested for its antioxidant/ORAC capacity
+ known for its immune-enhancing properties
l e m o n –
+ powerful antioxidant agent
+ contains 68% d-limonene, widely used as a natural solvent and cleanser
c i n n a m o n b a r k –
+ rich in antioxidants
+ research shows it possesses antimicrobial abilities
+ supports the digestive system
e u c a l y p t u s r a d i a t a –
+ versatile and health-promoting
+ contains powerful eucalyptol compound, lab tests show it effective against bacteria
r o s e m a r y –
+ shown to possess antimicrobial properties
+ supports mental alertness
+ fights mental fatigue
02. THE HISTORY
According to the long-told historic tale…. The use of thieves oil dates alllll the way back to the year 1413. The time of the infamous Bubonic Plague (aka The Black Death) that devastated a large portion of France. The Black Death spread like wild-fire amongst the citizens, and the doctors alike. It seemed impossible to be in the vicinity without contracting it, and at the time, the sickness really did mean ultimate demise.
During this time, however, four thieves were captured and charged for stealing from the sick and dying. The thieves never contracted the plague, despite the close contact with the Black-Death victims.
At this time, the crime these 4 men committed was punishable by burning alive. The judge was so intrigued by how these men had stayed immune to this terrible disease, that he told them if they shared their secret he would spare them of this punishment
The Thieves told the judge their secret: they were perfume & spice merchants who were unemployed due to the closure of the sea ports and the devastation of the plague. They had prepared an essential oil recipe that when applied to their hands, ears, temples, feet & a mask over their mouths, kept them safe from infection. The judge stayed true to his word. The men were not burned alive, but instead they were hanged for their crimes.
From then on, the doctors who treated the Black Death victims put the herbal infusion on their hands, ears, temples & feet, and wore beak-like masks stuffed with cloths containing this special blend.
03. THE BENEFITS
Traditional Thieves Oil can be used for more than just the Bubonic Plague due to its now well-known anti-bacterial, anti-fungal & anti-viral properties! The Thieves blend is so incredibly powerful which is why Young Living decided to dedicate an entire line of household and personal care products for your home! By using thieves blend on a regular basis in your home though diffusing, applying topically, and cleaning you can feel good knowing that all of those icky germs are being taken care of & your entire family's immune system is being boosted in the process!
Here are some of the ways that Thieves Blend can be put to use as a natural alternative to many of the chemical-filled & toxic bacteria fighting products on the market today!
+ Add a few drops to water & use as a hand sanitizer!
+ Diffuse into the air to clear phlegm and congested airways
+ Mix with carrier oil such as jojoba oil and apply topically to relieve inflammation
+ Diffuse into the air to kill air-borne pathogens
+ Use diluted on feet, head & hands as a natural fungicide!
+ Dilute in water and use as a natural bug repellent.
+ Relieve sore throats by adding a drop to a tbs of raw honey.
+ Keep your immune system strong by rolling diluted down your spine.
+ Add to natural cleaner for extra germ killing power.
THE ABSOLUTE BEST WAY TO GET STARTED WITH YOUNG LIVING’S THIEVES LINE IS WITH THE THIEVES PREMIUM STARTER KIT!
IN ADDITION TO THE THIEVES PRODUCTS INCLUDED (SCROLL TO SEE THE BREAK DOWN), YOU WILL RECEIVE A WHOLE BUNCH OF GOODIES!
THIEVES CLEANER SAMPLE – ENOUGH TO MAKE AN ENTIRE BOTTLE OF OUR FAVORITE PLANT-BASED (TOXIN-FREE) CLEANER! WE’VE REPLACED EVERY SINGLE CLEANER IN OUR HOME WITH THIS BABY! THIS IS PERFECT FOR SHARING WITH YOUR FRIENDS, AS THE KIT INCLUDES TWO BOTTLES FOR YOURSELF!
NINGXIA RED PACKETS – YOUNG LIVING’S ANTIOXIDANT DRINK. PERFECT FOR BOOSTING YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM!
A ROLLER TOP – PLACE ON ANY OIL THAT YOU WOULD LOVE TO ROLL ON ALL THE TIME. THE MOST POPULAR CHOICE IS STRESS AWAY!
SAMPLE DRAMS- SHARING IS CARING MY FRIENDS. IF YOUR MOM IS HAVING TROUBLE SLEEPING, GIVE THE POOR WOMEN SOME LAVENDER. OR YOU CAN USE THEM TO MAKE YOUR OWN BLENDS TO TAKE TO WORK, OR ANYWHERE! THAT IS WHAT I DO!
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