YOUNG LIVING vs NOW
Essential Oils have been around for thousands of years. The recipes for these oils were written on Egyptian temple walls in hieroglyphics. The oils were used by doctors and priests who were dedicated to the production and blending of the oils.
Essential oils can be combined into a unique mix to cure and/or find relief for whatever may ail you.
THE INGREDIENTS IN YOUNG LIVING THIEVES OIL COMPARED TO NOW NATURE’S SHIELD
The ingredients are basically the same.
Clove Bud Oil (both NOW and YL) can be used as an insect repellent, is added to dental products, perfumes and pharmaceutical products.
This oil is a popular choice among aromatherapy experts due to benefits in stimulating metabolism and improving blood circulation. Relieve stress, calm anxiety and help with insomnia with Clove Bud oil.
Organic Lemon Oil (NOW Nature’s Shield) and Lemon Peel Oil (YL Thieves) has been shown to aid in insomnia, aid in weight loss and boost immune system. Lemon oil also may eliminate dandruff and treat indigestion, acidity and cramps. (www.organicfacts.net)
Cinnamon Bark Oil (NOW and YL) health benefits include the relief of symptoms from the common cold including sore throat and congestion. It provides comfort from muscle and joint stiffness and has been known to boost brain activity and treat external and internal infections. (www.organicfacts.net)
Eucalyptus Oil (NOW Nature’s Shield) Eucalyptus Leaf Oil (YL Thieves) also boosts immune system, provides relief from anxiety and stress and helps protect skin against infections. It also aids in managing and preventing diabetes and protects against atherosclerosis and heart attacks. (www.organicfacts.net)
Organic Rosemary Oil (NOW Nature’s Shield) and Rosemary Leaf Oil (YL Thieves) provides relief from respiratory infections and cures indigestion. If you are looking to make your hair grow longer and stronger, tone skin and prevent dryness Rosemary oil can help. It also strengthens immune system and stimulates blood circulation and relieves pain. (www.organicfacts.net)
YOUNG LIVING Thieves comes in at $44.41/ 0.5oz
ON THE SAFE SIDE
We highly recommend consulting a doctor or homeopathic expert before using any essential oils. Because some oils are not recommended to be taken orally or without a carrier oil.
THE REVIEWS ARE OUT
According to Amazon 80% of people who left reviews on their purchase of NOW Nature’s Shield gave it 5 stars. Which left 18% giving a 4 star rating and 2% leaving a 3 star.
Comparing the ingredients in NOW Nature’s Shield to Young Living’s Thieves Oil you won’t find many differences. NOW uses organic versions of Lemon and Rosemary oils, but the species are identical. NOW also uses Cinnamon Oil from a different species, but research has shown this species to be just as effective.
The biggest difference you will find is value. NOW SOLUTIONS Nature’s Shield will get you twice the oil for half the price along with organic ingredients.
Essential Oils are all the rage and some may be skeptical of all the hype that surrounds them. While some swear by oils homeopathic effects others are unwavering in their opinion.
Either way, your sense of smell is one of your basic senses. Essential oils can stimulate joy, relief, calm or the opposite. There are hundreds of oils and oil blends available, maybe there is one out there worth trying!
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