Essential Oils for Athletes


Essential Oils, and essential oil based products can be used to support your body in so many different ways, and for so many different things. Many people just think of them for supporting every day issues, and don’t necessarily think about what they can do for athletes, runners, people who train.

There are numerous essential oils and essential oil based products produced by Young Living that can help support the body pre and post workout by supporting natural body systems, boosting energy, assisting in muscle recovery, and helping with muscle pain post exercise.

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Essential Oils

Valor – Enhances your internal resources, has been found to help energy alignment in the body.

Peppermint – Can be applied to the back of the neck and shoulders throughout the day to boost and stimulate energy. Inhale, apply topically to your temples or neck, or put a drop on your tongue or in water to jump-start your workout routine. Diffuse or inhale to curb the desire to snack. Apply to sore muscles to relieve minor muscle pain post workout.

PanAway – Created by Gary Young following a severe injury to the ligaments in his leg. Is soothing to the skin while providing comforting warmth to muscles post exercise. Rub on muscles to help alleviate stressed muscles or other physical discomforts.

Deep Relief – Formulate to relieve muscle soreness and tension, the blend of oils play an integral part of healing in this blend. Roll on generously to affected muscle areas.

Wintergreen – Wintergreen contains the same active ingredient (methyl salicylate) as birch and is beneficial in massage for soothing muscles post exercise. Apply topically to affected muscle areas.

Copaiba – Helps support the body’s natural response to injury or irritation. Can be taken as a dietary supplement in a capsule, or applied topically directly to the desired area.

Aroma Siez – A relaxing blend that is excellent for soothing little discomforts. Apply on location for muscles, on neck and feet.

EnRGee – Revitalizes with a blend of stimulating oils that have been used traditionally to help restore mental alertness. Uplifting and strengthening as the name suggest, it boosts energy naturally. Diffuse or rub on the back of ears and neck.

Balance Products

Ortho Sport Massage Oil – Designed for both professional and amateur athletes with a high phenol content, it has been used to produce a warming sensation and provide relief of tired muscles.

Wellness Supplements

BLM – Supports normal bone and join health. Has been shown to support healthy cell function and encourage joint health and fluid movement.

Sulfurzyme – Helps maintain the structure of proteins, protect cells and cell membranes, replenish connections between cells, and preserve the molecular framework of connective tissues. Supports the immune system, liver, circulation, and proper intestinal function.

Super B– The complete B-vitamin profile in Super B not only assists in maintaining healthy energy levels, but is also supports the nervous system, aids in maintaining normal cardiovascular functions, and helps with internal enzyme reactions.

MultiGreens Capsules – Designed to boost vitality by working with the glandular, nervous, and circulatory systems.

Ningxia – Packed with 93% d-limonene, a potent antioxidant and marker for bioactivity. The essential oils aid in maintaining the body’s normal cellular function. Natural, sustain support for energy without the crashed and harmful side effects of coffee or energy drinks. Fortifies the body and replenishes key nutrients.

Ningxia Nitro – Enhances athletic performance, boosts energy, and serves as a daily pick-me-up.

Balance Complete – Super-food-based meal replacement that is both a powerful nutritive energizer and cleanser. High in fiber and protein, contains good fats, enzymes, vitamins, and minerals needed for a nutritionally dynamic meal.

Pure Protein Complete – Perfect anytime protein boost. High in bioactive whey protein, low in carbs, fat, and calories, each serving provides 20 grams of a proprietary whey protein blend.


As you can see, there are so many products to help support energy, recovery, body system functions, and muscle aches associated with training. Why not give your body the fuel and recovery assistance it needs in a natural way?! For more information on Young Living Essential Oils see the Essential Oils tab on my blog, or visit my website

I only recommend and use pure therapeutic grade essential oils from Young Living. You should never ingest essential oils that are not 100% pure therapeutic grade.


These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, prevent, or cure disease. Please seek a licensed medical practitioner for the diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions.

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About lauraleclair

The author of, Laura, is an essential oil lover, entrepreneur, and mom of three living with the auto immune disease Lichen Sclerosus. She writes about the ups and downs of every day life... real life!

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