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Raindrop Technique Spotlight

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The Raindrop Technique Collection is one of Young Living's most popular collections, and for good reason! This curated set of essential oils is a powerful tool for promoting health, wellness and vitality – both proactively and for acute needs since the oils included can be incredible tools for healing!



  • Relaxing, rejuvenating, and refreshing to the body, mind, and spirit
  • Soothes tension and fatigued muscles
  • Supports the immune and digestive systems
  • Helps detox the body's systems
  • Can be a powerful health tool for daily support and for acute needs
  • Includes Oregano, Thyme, Basil, Cypress, Wintergreen, Marjoram, Peppermint, Valor and Aroma Siez essential oils as well as OrthoEase Massage Oil and V-6 Carrier Oil Complex

Young Living's proprietary Raindrop Technique bodywork combines powerful essential oils with multiple modalities of healing. Raindrop includes unique, targeted massage and energy approaches with pure essential oils for a deeply harmonizing, rejuvenating, and relaxing experience that supports overall health. The Raindrop method is a revolutionary means of nurturing harmony within the body—physically, mentally, and emotionally.

BACKGROUND The Raindrop Technique was developed by Young Living Founder D. Gary Young in 1989 as a unique practice based on methods that have been used for centuries to rejuvenate the body and mind. Inspired by the Lakota Native American tradition of observing the northern lights while inhaling the affirming aroma of nearby conifer trees, the Raindrop Technique helps bring balance and harmony to the body by combining targeted massage and essential oils with specific health properties. These oils are well known for their ability to support the body's natural response to inflammation and pathogens, to soothe the respiratory system, support immunity and ease muscle tension.

RAINDROP MASSAGE During a Raindrop massage, the oils are dispensed onto the back like drops of rain, from about 6 inches above. As they are dropped onto the skin along the spine, the oils are lightly feathered up along the vertebrae and out along the muscles from the base of the spine to the neck. Because of the large amount of nerve endings along the spine, the oils continue to work for several days after application.

Start by applying Valor to the soles of the feet and massaging in gently. Then, apply the oils individually, starting at the base of the spine and feathering each one upward and outward before applying the next one. Apply 3-5 drops of each oil in this order: Oregano, Thyme, Basil, Cypress, Wintergreen, Marjoram, Aroma Siez, Peppermint, Valor.

For more detailed instructions on how to perform a Raindrop Massage, watch this video from the Young Living YouTube channel.

KEY CONSTITUENTS *Constituents are naturally occurring compounds in plants (and therefore essential oils) that give them specific health-supporting properties Some studies on the constituents in these oils have suggested the following:

  • Carvacrol: this constituent provides incredible benefits including immune health (overall and digestive), antioxidants, and may support the body's ability to heal.
  • Thymol: contains cleansing properties, antioxidants and supports the body during times of inflammation.
  • Alpha-pinene: a powerful antioxidant, some studies have shown alpha-pinene to support the body through inflammation and to help calm the mind
  • Limonene: known for its anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-stress support, this is a powerful constituent with many health benefits

RAINDROP & EMOTIONS Because our bodies are intricately designed, we cannot separate the physical from the emotional, and Raindrop can be a powerful emotional tool as well! When we begin to fall below the wellness line it affects us physically, yes, but also spiritually, emotionally, mentally – which means that supporting our physical bodies also helps support our emotions.

Whether it is muscular, from an immune system need or something else, physical pain and stress on the body also affects the emotions. Massage can be a wonderful tool for relieving this, and adding in the powerful properties of the Raindrop oils takes the healing even further!

The Raindrop Collection can help to promote physical health within the body and also helps to lift the spirit, reduce stress and calm the mind. The herbaceous scents of these oils are so soothing!

PRODUCT OPTIONS The Raindrop Technique Essential Oil Collection is one of Young Living's most popular collections, and for good reason! We have seen what an amazing health tool this technique and these oils can be. You can purchase the Raindrop Technique collection at a discount or order any of the items individually. The Raindrop Technique Essential Oil Collection includes nine 5 ml bottles of Young Living essential oils and two bottles of Young Living premium massage oils:

  • Valor essential oil blend
  • Oregano essential oil
  • Thyme essential oil
  • Basil essential oil
  • Cypress essential oil
  • Wintergreen essential oil
  • Marjoram essential oil
  • Aroma Siez essential oil blend
  • Peppermint essential oil
  • V-6 Vegetable Oil Complex
  • Ortho Ease massage oil

DAILY HABITS WITH RAINDROP OILS The Raindrop oils are incredible health tools for everyone in the family! For younger children (under 6), remember to dilute more and leave out Wintergreen. You can add Lavender to the mix as well!

  • Make the Raindrop Massage Technique a part of your health routine! Some choose to have a spouse or partner massage these oils onto their spine weekly, every few days, or even every day.
  • Make a Raindrop Roller to use daily or use acutely when defenses need to be reinforced. If using acutely, use multiple times an hour for the first hour, then use at least every hour.
    • 10mL roller bottle
    • 10-15 drops each Oregano, Basil, Thyme, Marjoram, Cypress, Wintergreen, Peppermint, Aroma Siez, Lavender or Valor
    • Optional: 2-3 pumps OrthoEase Massage oil
    • Fill with carrier of choice
  • A Raindrop Detox Bath is a great practice when defenses start to go down or whenever you need a boost.
    • 1 cup magnesium flakes
    • 3 drops each Oregano, Thyme, Basil, Marjoram, Cypress, Lavender
    • 2 drops Peppermint, Wintergreen, Aroma Siez
    • Add oils and magnesium together in a glass jar and mix. Place the jar under hot, running water to diffuse out into bath water. Soak as long as possible!
    • If you prefer a shower, mix the oils and magnesium flakes together, then pour onto the shower floor just outside the main flow of water.
  • Use this Raindrop Oral Spray as needed
    • 10mL glass spray bottle
    • 1 drop each Oregano Vitality, Thyme Vitality, Peppermint Vitality,
    • 2 drops each Lemon Vitality, Orange Vitality
    • Splash Olive Oil
    • Filtered Water
    • Add all ingredients into a spray bottle and shake well. Spritz into your mouth daily or as desired! Note: this one may tingle a bit!

DIFFUSE You can diffuse this blend of oils as well! We recommend making a pre-made blend, then using a dropper bottle to add 8-12 drops to your diffuser. Raindrop Diffuser Blend: 10 drops each Oregano, Basil, Thyme, Marjoram, Cypress, Wintergreen, Peppermint, Aroma Siez + 20 drops Lavender. To use: mix all together in a dropper bottle, and swirl to mix. Add 8-12 drops to your diffuser with water and diffuse!

  • Herb Garden: 2 drops each Oregano, Thyme, Basil, Peppermint + 4 drops Lavender
  • Immune Boost: 3 drops each Oregano, Lemon, Thyme, Lavender
  • Soothe It: 3 drops each Cypress, Peppermint, Lemon, Marjoram