Science is the cornerstone of what Young Living does. Their trained scientific staff employs cutting-edge methods to develop new products, as well as to help ensure the quality of all of their products. Both our R&D and Quality teams, led by Chief Science Officer Dr. Michael Buch, work in state-of-the-art labs with some of the most advanced scientific equipment available.
They also test product samples as needed
with two independent, respected
and accredited labs. They create their pure, effective formulas to provide
your family with products that contain
the cleanest and most innovative
While product quality starts in the fields, it’s proven in state-of-the-art labs. The rigorous R&D and Quality program is staffed with more than 50 highly trained, highly skilled scientists who use advanced testing methods to help ensure that products meet our lofty standards.
THIRD PARTY TESTING
Product testing doesn’t take place exclusively within two in-house labs. Young Living also works with more than a dozen of the world’s leading, independent, and accredited labs with highly skilled and trained scientists who specialize in advanced product testing.
INNOVATIVE PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
The R&D team helps Young Living employ cutting-edge science to develop unique products that lead the industry. This team also performs state-of-the-art research to support product claims and uses. With purity and efficacy being paramount to Young Living, the R&D team routinely develops new testing methods to help ensure the quality of products.
STRINGENT, UNYIELDING QUALITY
Through stringent, unyielding quality benchmarks, Young Living is able to identify the most pure, genuine, and effective ingredients.
The quality control team uses a battery of physical, chemical, and microbiological scientific tests to measure the exact components and properties of their essential oils. Each test is repeated numerous times during the quality process. Testing begins at the farms and continues all the way through the final stages prior to shipment to our customers.
Young Living's team of highly trained, highly skilled scientists perform state-of-the-art tests, including but not limited to:
Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)