What are essential oils?
A highly concentrated plant component before they are in any way an oil, essential oils are naturally occurring, volatile aromatic compounds which are sourced from the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants.
Essential oils give plants their distinctive smells, they protect plants and play a role in their pollination. In addition to their intrinsic benefits to said plants and their beautiful fragrance, essential oils have long been used for food preparation, beauty treatment, and health-care practices.
What is a volatile aromatic compound? Small organic molecules that tend to change state quickly from their solid or liquid state to a gas at room temperature. These unique properties make essential oils ideal for applications inclusion in aromatherapy – using these compounds from plants to help maintain a healthy mind and body – as well as other applications. Even with pure essential oils the composition of the oil can vary depending on the time of day, season, geographic location, method and duration of distillation, year grown, and the weather, making every step of the production process a critical determinant of the overall quality of the essential oil product.
dõTERRA oils are in a league of their own. They are the most effective essential oils because of where they’re sourced. Because of the research each bottle goes through by a 3rd party lab. Because of the care and attention that goes into their sourcing, and last but not least because the heart-centered people shaping the brand. Introducing these oils to my friends, family, and acquaintances and connecting everyone in my life to the resources they need to feel amazing in their bodies, as well as in their spirits, has made it possible for me to live out my dream of impacting people in a positive, helpful way.
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