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Young Living Essential Oil Products

January 27th, 2021

Allegations: Falsely marketing essential oils as “therapeutic” for various ailments in order to charge a premium price when the products do not provide the advertised health benefits


Young Living Essential Oils

December 10th, 2020

In December 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Young Living Essential Oils for allegedly deceptively labeling and marketing its essential oils as therapeutic for a variety of ailments in order to charge a premium price for its products when, according to plaintiffs, the products do not provide the advertised health benefits. (Branchaud et al


Young Living

July 24th, 2020

June 2020: This case was transferred from a court in Texas to one in Utah. (Case No. 20-cv-470, D. Utah) May 2020: The stay in this case was lifted. April 2020: The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the district court’s decision to deny arbitration. (O’Shaugnessy et al v. Young Living Essential Oils,, L.C. et


Young Living Pyramid Scheme Claims

December 10th, 2019

In December 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Young Living for allegedly operating an unlawful pyramid scheme that emphasizes recruitment of new members over the sale of products. In addition, the complaint claims that Young Living promises that its members will make money when, according to plaintiffs, a majority of members lose money. (Penhall


MLM News Alert

August 10th, 2020

TINA.org’s curated list of MLM info and news of note.


Summary of Action

April 10th, 2020

TINA.org investigated Young Living Essential Oils, LC, a Utah-based multilevel marketing company that sells and markets essential oils, and found that it uses unsubstantiated, and therefore deceptive, health and disease-treatment claims to market its products. Such claims — made both expressly and implicitly — include representations that Young Living’s essential oils can treat or alleviate


Status and Updates

April 10th, 2020

February 20, 2020: The DSSRC issues a decision stating that Young Living distributors had been making unsubstantiated health claims to sell products and recommended that the company cease using such claims. June 3, 2019: TINA.org files a complaint with the DSSRC urging it to investigate Young Living’s unsubstantiated health claims and take action. November 22, 2016:


DSA Income Claims Responses from Companies

January 9th, 2018

Below are the replies TINA.org has received in response to its DSA income claims investigation and subsequent notification letters, which alerted offending DSA-member companies of TINA.org’s findings. ACN Advocare Amway Arbonne Flavon Forever Living Isagenix Immunotec Jeunesse LifeVantage Limu Morinda New Earth Nu Skin NYR Organic Princess House RBC Life Ruby Ribbon SAS SPURILLA Shaklee Simply Said Stream Sunrider


TINA.org in the News

January 5th, 2017

2021 • 2020 • 2019 • 2018 • 2017 • 2016 • 2015 • 2014 • 2013 • 2012 ​ “MLMs might not be able to get away with their shady promises much longer” Emily Stewart, October 22, 2021 “Now that Chopra is at the CFPB, there have been some doubts among MLM critics as


TINA’s List

October 13th, 2015

Readers have told us to look into these MLMs.



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