How Gary Young Became the World Leader in Essential Oils: Part I

It’s no secret that D. Gary Young is the modern-day father of essential oils, but few people know the details of his life and what led him to unlocking the pure power of plants. Over the course of more than 30 years, Gary Young has dedicated his life to researching the traditional methods of distilling botanicals and pioneering Young Living’s proprietary Seed to Seal® process.

Join us today as we explore Gary’s life in the first of two posts dedicated to the life and times of the modern-day father of essential oils.

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Stay tuned for part two of the series as we look further into Gary’s life and his journey in creating the essential oils movement that we know and love today.

All pictures and original content for this post were adapted from Mary Young’s book, D. Gary Young: The World Leader in Essential Oils. With more than 300 pages and 700 photographs, this book will give you a behind-the-scenes look into Gary’s world, where you’ll learn about his many trials and triumphs.

What impressed you most about Gary’s essential oil journey? Let us know in the comments!