Know Your Roots | Young Living Essential Oils

To understand where we’re going, we need to know where we’ve been.

Over 25 years ago, D. Gary Young paved the way for the entire essential oil industry today. His back-breaking work in France and feeding the boiler all night earned him the privilege of being taught by the man running the distillery how to cultivate and distill French lavender. His experimentation with growing and distilling oils, along with the research, exploration, and testing, planted the deep roots our industry’s trees depend on today. Not only is it important to understand the company’s roots, it’s important to understand your own as individuals, and how that ties in to our collective story.

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  1. Dr. Justin Aglio on October 10, 2020 at 6:01 am

    “What are your roots?” #KnowYourRoots @jaredsturner @youngliving #YLEO #YLConvention ‬
    ‪My Roots: #Love, #Kindness & #Health! Money, gifts, materials, etc. might make you happy for a moment, but true permanent happiness comes from love, kindness, and health! ‬ ‪My roots are constantly growing. Just like tree roots require water, oxygen, and soil, my roots grow stronger everyday because they desire love, kindness, and health. Therefore, my roots are not a foundation of my past, but they are my past, present, and future. #KnowYourRoots ‬#25YearsYoung #YoungLivingEssentialOils

  2. Bethany Taylor on October 10, 2020 at 6:12 am

    Wait a second. Is this what I think it is??? Excuse me while I just for joy!!! Ahhhh!!

  3. Paz Artesanal on October 10, 2020 at 6:18 am

    Amazing, I love young living , so happy to be a part of this.

  4. Carol Wright on October 10, 2020 at 6:19 am

    So moving but I know this is such a tiny portion of his story.

  5. Raquel Elias on October 10, 2020 at 6:20 am


  6. Jerri Greenawald on October 10, 2020 at 6:25 am

    I had tears watching this at convention. You need to make this a Movie

  7. Rhonda Smith on October 10, 2020 at 6:31 am

    I agree this should be made into a movie.

  8. nqeeb n on October 10, 2020 at 6:36 am

    i m happy to be part of this work
    regards from oman

  9. Freyja Love on October 10, 2020 at 6:38 am

    I’m bawling. What a blessing he was to all of us.

  10. Jenetta Haim on October 10, 2020 at 6:41 am

    Love it! Thank you 🙂

  11. Liberty on October 10, 2020 at 6:43 am


  12. paulla smith on October 10, 2020 at 6:46 am

    Absolutely Beautiful. The vision is alive and strong.

  13. Janel Brookshire on October 10, 2020 at 6:51 am

    So moving. My children were equally as moved. ❤️❤️❤️

  14. Amanda Rayburn on October 10, 2020 at 6:53 am


  15. Alicia McGuire on October 10, 2020 at 6:54 am

    This is such a beautiful video! I so love it! Inspiring and so touching! I wish I could have met Gary! His love for life, determination, compassion, and knowledge is what formed to high standards Young Living has today!

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