Wednesday, August 29, 2012


Myrrh (Commiphora myrrha) is an oil referenced throughout the Old and New Testaments (A bundle of myrrh is my well-beloved unto me. Song of Solomon 1:13). The Arabian people used it for many skin conditions, such as wrinkled, chapped, and cracked skin. Is has one of the highest levels of sesquiterpenes, a class of compounds that has direct effects on the hypothalamus, pituitary, and amygdala, the seat of our emotions. Myrrh is widely used today in oral hygiene products.

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Monday, August 27, 2012

Frankincense and Enzyme Blueprints

The other day Dr. Suhail and I were talking about frankincense, and he asked me if I knew something that I wasn’t telling him, and I said, “Well, I’ll tell you my feeling. Frankincense does not kill abnormal cells.”

He replied, “Well, Gary, I’m seeing the evidence of it every day.”

I told him that what he is seeing is an illusion and that frankincense does not kill anything, because God did not create it to kill. Instead, frankincense digests abnormal cells (breaks them down).

He came up out of his chair and exclaimed, “I knew it; I knew it! Frankincense digests abnormal cells!”[...]

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Thursday, August 23, 2012

Enzymes Promote Faster Healing

Some of you saw my scans last year, and I’m going to use that to drive home my point. I have had my spine broken twice with 16 broken and crushed vertebras and 11 ruptured—not herniated—but ruptured disks. And do I have a limitation today? No, I don’t.

Why? Enzymes are a big part of it. Activity is a part of it. There is no one magic bullet, please understand that. It’s a lifestyle. And the lifestyle should be nothing more than the focus of vitality. If you want to have it, only you can create it. And you do that by making proper and better choices. It’s wonderful to feel alive.

Some of you know that seven years ago, I took a hit jousting with an 11-foot-long jousting lance—full speed, about 44 miles an hour. It went in my side, not completely in but far enough that I was glad it stopped when it did. Had I not had on chain mail and leather, it would have gone all the way through[...]

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Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Adding Essential Oils to Enzymes

Today I will conclude with the other essential oils I chose for Essentialzyme™ and then Essentialzymes-4™.

Fennel works in the stomach as a digestive aid, but it is also stimulating to the circulatory, glandular, and respiratory systems. It has long been known to be balancing to the body.

Peppermint is primarily included to be a modulator in maintaining a normal inflammatory response, so it’s important for that first phase of digestion and not just for the refreshing flavoring.

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Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Balance is Critical for Vitality

As I said in the beginning, I take more enzymes than any other supplements I take in Young Living, because I have known the value for years. I made Essentialzyme™ originally in 1984, and it has been mentioned since then as one of the most powerful enzymes on the market today. It’s so very, very effective.

But I have given you even more enzyme products.  You can make many combinations using Essentialzyme, Essentialzymes-4™, and other enzyme formulas I have created like Allerzyme™ or Detoxzyme™.

If you take three Essentialzyme before lunch for heartburn and the acid doesn’t go away, then add capsules from your Essentialzymes-4 pack, depending on what you ate. If you ate meat, add a yellow capsule, which contains protease for digesting protein. If you had guacamole and sour cream on your burrito, then add one of the natural-colored capsules, which contain lipase for fat.

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Monday, August 13, 2012


Has the beautiful fragrance of ylang ylang (Cananga odorata), rosewood (Aniba rosaeodora), and jasmine (Jasminum officinale), which is extremely uplifting, refreshing, and arousing. Sensation is also very nourishing and hydrating for the skin.

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Thursday, August 9, 2012

Story of The Gift

The Gift
Another oil blend that was a gift to me from my sweetheart is called The Gift. It has almost all of the oils of Arabia in it–sacred frankincense, jasmine, galbanum, myrrh, cistus, and spikenard.

When I was traveling in Yemen two years ago, I found the Commiphora gileadensistree in Yemen. When traveling in Oman, John and Cole also found the gileadensis tree there. We have done some distilling and extracting of it. The oil that comes from it is very fragile, very volatile. It is absolutely amazing.

Gileadensis oil was used very extensively in Arabia in what was called Arabia Felix. It was distilled at Ein Gedi in the ancient distillery, is mentioned in the Bible numerous times, and is even referred to as the Balm of Gilead–some individuals believe that’s a direct relation.

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Wednesday, August 8, 2012

How Do Lemon and Rosemary Help Us?

We also have lemon and rosemary in our Transformation oil blend.

Why would I include lemon? Because lemon is a blood and liver cleanser. It builds leukocytes and helps support the immune system. If your immune system is strong and you’re resisting disease, then you feel stronger physically to go through transformational changes.

Rosemary is a stabilizer, a balancer; it’s like an anchor and it’s really great for improving and enhancing digestive ability.

When you’re going through transformation, somebody might share a new idea with you, and you might think, “Oh, I can’t quite swallow that.”  Do you know what happens when you say, “I can’t quite swallow that” or “I don’t know if I can digest that”? You literally shut down your digestive system—your digestive enzymes and secretions just shut down. So when you’re going through a transformation, don’t say, “I can’t digest it” or “I can’t swallow it,” or you are not going to transform.

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Thursday, August 2, 2012

Western Red Cedar

Western Red Cedar (Thuja plicata) is referred to as the “Tree of Life.” It has antiseptic properties, and is nourishing to the skin. It may also support a sense of calmness. This oil is different from the bark derived Canadian red cedar, which is also Thuja plicata. Western red cedar oil is not red in color and is steam distilled from the leaves and branches of the trees at the Young Living Farm in St. Maries, Idaho.

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