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April McBride, Independent Distributor

Member Number 2268137

My name is April McBride and I am a wife and mother of two boys.  After becoming a mother, I started looking for a way to remove toxic cleaners from my home.  I started switching to “greener” cleaners awhile back.  As I learned more about cleaning without the toxic chemicals that are found on grocery store shelves, I started learning about essential oils.  What I discovered is that essential oils can be used for so much more than just cleaning!  I love using essential oils as a way to support overall wellness (especially for supporting my immune system) and also as a way to replace many personal care products and toxic cleaners.  I enjoy sharing with others what I have learned about essential oils and their many uses.  

What are essential oils?

Essential oils are the oil of the plant from which they were extracted. They’re basically concentrated herbs! They contain all the goodness that protects and maintains the plant, and we can use them to help support our own bodies’ health and wellness.


There are many different kinds of oils out there, and they all have different properties and uses. From well-known plants like Lavender and Peppermint to unusual and exotic ones like Petitgrain and Spikenard, there’s an unfathomably huge range to choose from – and they each provide all sorts of different benefits and uses. 

Why Young Living?

Not all essential oils are created the same.   For over 27 years, Young Living has set the standard for essential oils.  Young Living owns and operates several farms where they follow the Seed to Seal process to ensure that they produce the highest quality essential oils.  If I’m going to be putting products on my family’s skin and around our home, I want to know they’re pure and unadulterated!  To learn more about the Seed to Seal process, please visit

How do I get started?

Getting started with Young Living ie easy and completely customizable!  I'm happy to meet with you or chat with you on the phone to help you determine what best suits your needs.  If you are looking for the "easy button" to get started with essential oils, I recommend a Premium Starter Kit, which gives you the biggest bang for your buck.


Young Living makes it easy to get started with the Premium Starter Kit which contains your everyday staples – all the oils and equipment you’ll want to have on hand for a variety of situations. There’s an excellent user guide, too, which will help you understand how to use everything contained in the kit.


Here’s what else is great: once you buy the Premium Starter Kit, you automatically get a 24% discount off the retail price! You’re under zero obligation to buy any other products as a wholesale member, but if you do, you get 24% off!

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Premium Starter Kit- plus pick one of the diffusers below
  Dew Drop diffuser               Desert Mist diffuser                  Rainstone diffuser                        Aria diffuser
               $165                                        $165                                          $210                                            $265

Ready to buy your Young Living Premium Starter Kit?

Here’s what you get in the Premium Starter Kit:


  • Twelve 5ml bottles of essential oils: Lavender, Peppermint, Lemon, Frankincense, PanAway, Thieves, Citrus Fresh, DiGize, Raven, Stress Away, Peace & Calming and Valor.  Scroll down to the bottom of the page to see some of the ways I use these essential oils.

  • Your choice of diffuser: The Dewdrop diffuser or Desert Mist diffuser comes standard with the Premium Starter Kit.  For an additional fee, you can upgrade to the Rainstone diffuser or Aria diffuser.

  • Two Aroma Glide roller fitments (to turn any oil into a roll-on)

  • A sample of Thieves Household Cleaner

  • Two NingXia Red 2oz samples (an antioxidant drink that is a great supplement for supporting overall wellness)

  • A bottle of Thieves Waterless Hand Purifier


Total value: $412.72


You pay: $165 – that’s 60% savings off of retail price!!!


And remember: once you’ve purchased the kit, you automatically become a wholesale member – which entitles you to 24% off all future purchases from Young Living! There are NO monthly minimums or fees.

Step by Step:  How to Place Your First Order

1. Click on the link above and select "SHOP" in the upper left corner.


2. Select the category that you wish to shop from.


3. Choose "one-time purchase"  or "subscribe" to add item to your cart.  You can activate a 24% off discount by either purchasing 100 PV or greater OR by adding at least one item to a subscription (set to ship every 1, 2 or 3 months).





4. When you are done adding items to your cart, click checkout and create an account with your information.  My referral ID (2268137) should be filled in already, but if it isn't, be sure to add it.

Some great ways to use the essential oils in your Premium Starter Kit

Each of the oils in your Premium Starter Pack has SO many fabulous uses, but here are some of the ways in which I like to use them:




  • I love to diffuse it at night to promote relaxation

  • Supports a healthy nervous system and healthy skin

  • Add to bath salts for a relaxing soak or make a pillow mist with it




  • Supports a healthy and balanced digestive system

  • Wakes you up! Great to use before a workout!

  • Add it to a homemade sugar scrub for an invigorating experience




  • Stained clothes? Rub the oil all over the stain, then immediately put the item in the washing machine.

  • Works great as a natural ‘goo’ gone on those pesky sticker labels

  • I love to add a drop to my water to support a healthy liver




  • Prized for rejuvenating and supporting healthy aging skin

  • Beautifully spiritual to diffuse while praying or meditating

  • Immune boosting!


Valor (an oil blend containing Black Spruce, Camphor wood, Blue Tansy, Frankincense and Geranium):


  • A blend designed to instill feelings of courage and confidence​

  • Combine with a carrier oil and use for a soothing massage

  • Wear on wrists and neck as a perfume/cologne.


PanAway (an oil blend containing wintergreen, helichrysum, clove and peppermint):


  • Supports a healthy muscular-skeletal system

  • Apply topically after exercise- I like to use it after long runs


Thieves (an oil blend containing Cinnamon, Clove, Eucalyptus, Lemon and Rosemary):


  • Awesome immunity booster- we put it on the bottom of our feet every day

  • Excellent essential oil for use in homemade cleaning recipes

  • Diffuse as a germ repellent


Citrus Fresh (an oil blend containing Orange, Tangerine, Grapefruit, Lemon, Mandarin and Spearmint):


  • Diffuse Citrus Fresh in your home, office, or classroom for an aroma that invites positivity and energy- this blend is sunshine in a bottle!

  • Drop Citrus Fresh onto cotton balls and toss them anywhere prone to stale odors, like shoes, closets, cabinets, basements, and vents.

  • Dilute Citrus Fresh essential oil in a 1:1 ratio with V-6 Vegetable Oil Complex and use it as an uplifting signature scent.


DiGize (an oil blend containing Tarragon, Ginger, Peppermint, Juniper, Fennel, Lemongrass, Anise, and Patchouli):


  • Use as a dietary supplement in water when travelling abroad 

  • Provides support to the digestive system

Raven (an oil blend containing Ravintsara, Lemon, Wintergreen, Peppermint and Eucalyptus Radiata):

  • Raven creates a cooling sensation when applied topically to the chest and throat.

  • I also love to diffuse Raven at night to sleep well and breathe easy

Peace and Calming (an oil blend containing Tangerine, Orange, Ylang Ylang, Patchouli and Blue Tansy):

  • Diffuse this relaxing blend at bedtime- in your room and in your kids' rooms

  • Offers a peaceful environment for yoga and meditation

  • Helps freshen the air when diffused and improves the appearance of skin when applied topically

Stress Away (an oil blend containing Copaiba, Lime, Cedarwood, Vanilla, Ocotea and Lavender):

  • Roll this blend on your wrists anytime you need to relax- while sitting in traffic, grocery shopping with kids, etc

  • Diffuse at work or home to enjoy a relaxing experience

  • Add a few drops to epsom salt in a warm bath to create a spa-like experience at home

My Gift to You!

- April


Anyone who enrolls with a Premium Starter Kit will get some amazing reference materials as my gift to you to help you get started!  Congratulations on starting your oily adventure!  I’ll be sending you a welcome email soon, which contains tons of resources and information about getting started.


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