Seasonal Wellness Tips - Libertyville Area Moms

Seasonal Wellness Tips

By Guest Blogger: Kyla Mahoney

With summer coming to a close and kids back in school that also means germs are back in full force!  As much as we would like to, we can’t roll our kids in bubble wrap to shield them from getting sick. However, there are easy steps we can take to support our immune systems.

Each year I am determined to try to keep my family’s immune systems strong.  Our family loves using Young Living and their plant-based, everyday products to support a healthy lifestyle.

Young Living Essential Oils is the world leader in essential oils, with a strict Seed to Seal process that produces pure essential oil products for every individual, family and lifestyle.  This process ensures that all products are genuine, free of synthetic chemicals, and pure.

Here are 5 tips to stay well during the school year!

1)Thieves Hand Soap-Wash Your Hands!

Hands down, the product we go through the quickest in our home is Thieves Foaming Hand Soap.  We have one in every bathroom and of course in the kitchen. The plant-based foam leaves our hands super clean, but not dry like other soaps on the market.  In most harsh soaps you will find synthetic fragrances, parabens, SLS and SLES, triclosan, and harsh preservatives. Thieves Foaming Hand Soap is free from sulfates, dyes, synthetic fragrances, and harsh chemicals.

2)Thieves Hand Purifier and Thieves Spray

These are absolute must haves for the back to school season because they are effective and do not use harsh chemicals.  Thieves Hand Purifier is in all my kid’s lunches because it utilizes powerful essential oils to clean and purify hands. Thieves Spray is perfect for cleaning small surfaces.  I like to keep this in my purse for public bathrooms and travel! Both of these contain a super clean ingredient list.

3)Thieves Cleaner

With Thieves Household Cleaner you can clean your entire home with one product!  I use it on countertops, doorknobs, light switches, floors, mirrors, upholstery, carpet, toilets, toys, anything and everything!  Other commercial cleaners contain harsh chemicals, which have been associated with many health problems including damage to the liver, kidneys and the central nervous system.  They have been shown to harm our lungs and cause throat irritations and headaches.  It is definitely worth ditching harsh chemicals for a safer household cleaner.


I diffuse essential oils in a diffuser daily because they support all systems of the body including immune, respiratory, nervous system and emotions.  When the kids are back in school, Thieves essential oil is diffusing frequently in my house.

5)Wellness Roller

I like to make a roller blend of our top essential oils for immune system support.  The blend consists of Thieves, Lemon, Peppermint, Frankincense and Oregano. I put this on the bottom of our feet daily because consistency is key!  If you feel the “yuck” coming on, use more frequently and consider taking Thieves Vitality internally in a cup of warm water, in a capsule or add a couple drops on top of a spoonful of local honey to support healthy immune function and overall wellness.

As always, remember to:

  • Eat healthy
  • Exercise
  • Drink a lot of water
  • Get enough sleep
  • Cut back on sugar
  • Take supplements like vitamin D3 and probiotics

Young Living has many other safe, toxin free products including makeup, skincare, baby and kids line, animal care, supplements, home and personal care.

“Take care of your body.  It’s the only place you have to live!”

–Jim John

Kyla Mahoney

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