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What are Essential Oils?
I’ve always been interested in natural remedies passed down to us from older generations. During my time spent in Italy and France, I was lucky enough to be introduced to cooking with local foods, using wild herbs from my back yard and understanding that the gifts of the earth are our most precious assets.
I continue to use herbs from my garden to supplement my food; always drink herbal tea and eat garlic when I feel run down; and the good old hot toddy is a go-to during winter months.

About 2 years ago, a friend introduced me to Therapeutic Grade essential oils. Concentrated, hydrophobic liquids or compounds that are found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants, they are the pure essence and defense mechanisms that plants use to stay healthy and support immunity. They are also 50 – 70 times more powerful than herbs. I still love using herbs but I thought to myself, “Wow – that much more powerful than herbs, perfectly bottled and available to me all winter when my herbs have been buried under feet of snow?” I couldn’t wait to learn more.

How can I use Essential Oils
There are three ways to use essential oils to care for your own health.

Aromatically. This is a fancy way of saying “smell them” or, “diffuse them in the air.” By just sniffing in the powerful aromas, there is an immediate response by our brain, which is stimulated by the different scents and therefore properties of each individual oil. This is the best way to change or lift your mood if you need a little pick-me-up. (I always keep peppermint and wild orange in my car for long drives!)

Topically. That’s right. You can put them on your skin. However, not all essential oils are created equally! Email me to find out the only essential oil company I trust to use in this way. Years ago, in college, I used essential oils. I was told I could NOT put them on my skin – rather could just sniff them or put them on my pillow at night. When I researched and realized that you could put pure, therapeutic-grade essential oils directly on your skin (some “hot” oils should be diluted with coconut or another kind of carrier oil), I couldn’t believe the results. (Did you eat too much? Have stomach discomfort? There is a digestive blend that was made for soothing an upset belly and you can put it directly on your abdomen.)

Internally. The first time my friend told me to swallow a drop of peppermint in my water, I asked her, “What do you put in your oils that makes them ingestible?” She said, “It’s what we DON’T put in them.” The oils I had been using years earlier had added fillers. They may have been heat extracted. (The oils I use are only either cold-pressed (citrus oils) or steam-distilled (plant-based oils) and they have a five-method testing system to ensure the purity and “beyond-organic-ness” of their oils. Email me to find out more about this system.) What sold me was their bug repellent blend. I was always been the girl at outdoor parties who was inside helping clean all too early in the evening instead of outside enjoying the crackling fire and stars. I refused to put chemical-ridden bug spray on me and would run the other way when people started spraying it around me. People usually thought I was crazy but if you don’t know by now – those chemicals go DIRECTLY INTO YOUR BLOODSTREAM and have been known to cause all sorts of diseases. The only products I put on my skin (because they ALL travel into your bloodstream!) are natural, therapeutic grade products. After applying the essential oil therapeutic grade bug repellent blend on me at one particular party a couple summers ago, people started asking me, “Why are you the only one not slapping bugs away from yourself?!” My eyes widened. This stuff actually works!

I was hooked. Aren’t you?

How do I and Where can I buy Essential Oils?
I’m ready to buy!
Email me for more information – I’d love to show you how!
Remember I said I used to use essential oils years ago and I was told not to put them on my skin or to ingest them? There are many essential oil companies out there. There is only ONE company who I stand behind to ensure I am getting the highest quality Therapeutic Grade essential oils to supplement my overall health. Email me or leave a note over at the contact page to find out more about which ones. Some people consult me, “I bought some oils at the store but it doesn’t say on the bottle that I can take it internally – should I anyway?” NO. Absolutely not. If it is recommended that you not take them internally, why would you use them or even put them on your skin? There is only one essential oils company that produce the purest essential oils that I would trust to put in and on my body.
Best way to buy
Think BJs or Costco membership. You pay a small yearly fee to get the best prices around.
Here’s how it works:
When you email me, or contact me I will send you a link with step-by-step instructions on how to sign up for wholesale prices for just $35 for the entire year. Even if you only buy 2 oils a year, it is worth this one-time investment to get 25% off of retail. At the end of a year, it is only $25 to re-up, and guess what? They send you a free bottle of peppermint, so essentially (pun intended :)), it’s free.

Enrollment kits:
Why buy an enrollment kit when you only want 2 oils? These essential oils work. When you get peppermint and it soothes your headache, and lemon, which cleans your counters and helps to detoxify, and lavender, which soothes skin irritations, and helps you sleep, you’ll wish you had more. Enrollment kits are a smart way to get involved so it doesn’t cost you mucho dolores down the line. The best part? When you order an intro kit when you’re first starting out, the wholesale membership fee ($35) is waived.

Your Investment: $2,500

This is the kit you want If you’re serious about building a business with essential oils. Through personal experience, I started out with a smaller kit and soon after realized I wanted to start with the business because it is SO EASY to share! I ended up spending more money on oils and products but didn’t get the benefits that I would have gotten with this kit.
Not only do you get every single essential Oil, you also get every one of their oil-infused product in the line including the products for athletes, all of their cleansing products, their hair care and facial products as well as their very popular Weight Management products. Some of the smaller kits are actually included within this amazing kit.

Savings: Approximately $1,000 of FREE Benefits. You also get a bonus of 400 points in product credit (that equals a $400 value), and you will earn 25% off all of your future purchases in product points. That all equates to approximately 50% off of retail prices, so it is the best deal out there and you will never be caught without specific products for your Oil business! This is my favorite and a very popular choice for the serious entrepreneurs out there.

A Kit with EVERY OIL
Your Investment: $1,775

Without as many savings as the Business Builder Kit, the Kit with Every Oil is still a great choice for the interested builder or health fanatic. As the name implies, this kit includes not only every single oil but also each blend (including a bug repellent blend, a protective blend for seasonal soothing, etc.) This also comes with a diffuser, which every oil-user ends up buying (or buying multiple of) at some point (essential during the dry heat months!).

Savings: Approximately $650 of FREE Benefits. When you order the kit with Every Oil, you will also get 200 points in product credit (which equals a $200 value). You also earn 20% off all future purchases in product points. The savings that you get from this kit equates to approximately 45% off of retail prices. A great choice for those wanting to have every oil at their fingertips.

Bring NATURAL SOLUTIONS into your home with this kit
Your Investment: $550

This is a great kit for the small-time investor which includes a good sampling of the offered products. It includes the most popular 10 Single oils as well as the more popular blends. It also comes with my favorite diffuser for your oils, a 30 day supply of the multivitamins, a muscle-relieving blend for the athlete or active person and the Protective Blend products for the house.

Savings: Approximately $350 of FREE Benefits. Not only are you getting the Supplements and Diffuser for free (over $200 in value), you will also enjoy 100 points in product credit (that is a $100 value). You will also earn 15% off all future purchases in product points. This really is an entry level kit for those starting out with their business and lowest I would recommend to start off with. The savings that you enjoy at this level is approximately 40% off of retail.

The kit for all of your BASIC HOME ESSENTIALS
Your Investment: $275

This is a very basic kit with a sample of some of the popular Single Oils and Blends. You also get a free diffuser thrown in with this kit which is over $60 value. This kit is fine for personal use but not really for anyone who is wanting to start a business.

Your Investment: $195

Designed to increase energy and soothe quickly, everything in this kit is perfect for the active lifestyle. The soothing blend does just that: soothes aches, discomfort, too much heat along with other blends and single oils that athletes can carry with them to each activity.

Savings: Approximately $73.50.

Your Investment: $195

This brand new kit is perfect for those suffering with stress, anxiety, or even too much energy! This kit consists of six different oil blends created to uplift, comfort, renew, encourage, inspire, and reassure.

Savings: Approximately $46.00.

Your Investment: $195

The perfect kit to restore the gut. If you need to cleanse and feel restored and renewed as you turn your life around to a healthy lifestyle, this kit may be perfect for you.

Savings: Approximately $49.55.

Your Investment: $150

This is a basic introductory kit which is great for personal use and to slowly start to introduce to family and for the home. This kit contains 10 of the most popular single oils and blends plus beadlets you can pop right in your mouth to freshen. If you are just starting out and want to sample a few oils on you and your family, then this is the perfect place to start.

Savings: Approximately $36.50.

How to Purchase / Work with Jennie
You can always buy from my online store (email me for the link) but you will pay retail prices. The best way to purchase therapeutic grade essential oils is to purchase a wholesale membership so that you can get wholesale prices (step-by-step instructions below).
Need help? Email me by using the contact form below. I’m happy to get in touch and help in any way that I can.

The Step by step guide to signing up for Wholesale Prices:
1. Review the enrollment kits above and decide which one you would like and which one is in your budget. The $35 enrollment fee is waived if you purchase a starter enrollment kit.
2. I will send you a link to the sign-up page once I hear from you and then you will click JOIN and enter your country.
3. Select “Wholesale Prices”.
4. The “Enroller ID” and “Sponsor ID” boxes should already be filled in for you. If they are not, enter 1023094 in both boxes and the name should come up as Jennie Backstrom.
5. Fill out your name, billing address, shipping address, and contact info. (The reason you are asked to list your social security number is for tax purposes. If you make over $600/year sharing essential oils and oil-infused products with your friends and family, you will receive a 1099 form in the mail, as is required by law. The company will share this info with anyone.)
6. Select your time zone and choose a virtual office password.
7. Agree to Terms & Conditions and the Virtual Office User Agreement. (The basic version of the virtual office is free. There is an upgrade option available, but you won’t need to worry about that for a while.)
8. Select your enrollment order. This is where you can specify which enrollment kit you would like -OR- if you’d rather not start with a kit, simply select the Introductory Packet ($35) option and add in the oils you would like below in the “cart” section by typing in the name of the oil.
You can also purchase other items at this time if you wish.
9. Set up your *optional* Loyalty Rewards Program (LRP). The monthly reward program is something you will want to know about because it will save you a TON of money. It’s called Loyalty Rewards and it’s very similar to a “frequent flyer” program. See these purple boxes below:

Look at the first box on your left. See how it says months 1-3? That means for every $100 you buy, you are going to get $10 back in FREE product credits that you can redeem when you want. REMEMBER, you’re already getting 25% off of retail. This is an ADDITIONAL 10% off! The next 3 months it goes up to 15%, the next 3 months it goes up to 20%, then 25% and after your first year (look at the square on the right)…it goes up to 30%! I’ve been using these essential oils for awhile now so for every 100 dollars I buy, I am getting 30% back in FREE product credits that I can redeem at any time I want! Remember, you’re already getting 25% off of retail for being a wholesale member. This is an ADDITIONAL 25%.
10. That’s it – congratulations on starting your essential oil adventure! You will receive a confirmation email – you can log into your online account (your “back office”) right away to manage orders, check your team, and send messages. You are now an essential oil Wholesale Member!