Young Living Essential Oils
THE Cebu City Marriott Hotel chooses one day in the year to fete the “magnificents” of the Lifestyle pages. This year it was on September 7 at the Gumamela Room from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The event served to introduce the august group to Young Living, a world of essential oils, as explained by a group of ladies, all “savvy oilistas.”
The essential oils are extracted from living plants and blossoms. The product comes from the USA. As we arrived we were assigned health and wellness advocates who presided over three small round tables.
Nelia Neri was with Cebu Marriott general manager Patrick Carroll, Faith Teo from Singapore, and Eloise Hernandez from Manila.
Flor Ynclino, Mila Espina and Cookie Newman were with Winnie Fannon from Singapore, and Nico Velasquez, the hotel’s marketing communications officer.
I was with Chinggay Utzurrum, the hotel’s director of sales and marketing Frances Alfafara plus Trixie Yu and Mae Roma who are with the Young Living outfit in Cebu.
Patrick welcomed all, Nico was all effervescence, and Frances was most amused with the repartee that bounced from table to table.
Motto of the product is “changing the world one drop at a time.” This was exemplified by the use of a few drops on an oil vial according to our tastes, or adventur- ous bent. We did our own concoctions with gleeful results.
Take Lavender. It is for antiseptic use, minor bumps, hair growth, dry and normal skin, stabilizes heart energy, supports the liver, promotes restful sleep, and calms you down.
Take Frankicencense, the most expensive of the oils. It supports and helps immune health, brain health, cellular health, breast health, overcomes sadness, enhances worthiness, supports Qiflow, stress relief, mature skin and airway support.
A popular one was Panaway, which stands for pain away. It supports and helps in the following way: overworked muscles, joints, ligaments, emotional pain, and overcomes exhaustion.
We could go on, there are more than thirty, and infinite combinations. We had to tear ourselves from this laboratory and partake a gourmet lunch amid a profusion of blooms by Simple Wishes. Honey Loop caught up with the group at this point.
Executive chef Chachol Suaisom had prepared an outstanding menu. At the end of the repast he came to ask what dish we had liked best. Everything! He then explained the various flavors he had blended to obtain the special taste. In the end, we all went home with a birthday cake each, and a Young Living Kit of essential oils and essences. Interested? Call Mae Roma (63) 977-810-1855; or Trixie Yu at (63) 917-855-8460.
THAT’s Jaime Picornell with Mila Espina, Chinggay Utzurrum and Patrick Carroll
FAITH Teo, Francis Alfafara, Patrick Carroll, Nico Velasquez and Winnie Fannon.
BLENDING scents – Laura Roma, Jaime Picornell, Trixie Yu, Chinggay Utzurrum and Frances.
EXECUTIVE chef Chacphol Suaisom, explaining the menu of the gourmet lunch.