Essential oils are the essence of a plant, a gift from the earth, distilled and prepared for you to bring the power of nature into your home. Inside many plants—hidden in roots, seeds, flowers, bark are concentrated, highly potent chemical compounds. These natural compounds are essential oils. Essential oils give a plant its scent, protect it from hazardous environmental conditions, and even assist it with pollination, among other important functions and benefits.
In the annals of history, essential oils have played integral roles in cultural practices and traditions, serving as ancient pharmacological treasures. Presently, a burgeoning body of scientific evidence and research attests to the efficacy and safety of essential oils, expanding their application to a diverse array of everyday practices and routines, yielding remarkable benefits. Today, essential oils can be used for cooking, household cleaning, personal hygiene, and much, much more.
By incorporating essential oils into your life, you gain access to natural solutions, reducing reliance on toxic, synthetically manufactured products both in your home and daily routines.
The primary attribute of an essential oil lies in its purity. When an essential oil undergoes adulteration or contamination, its efficacy diminishes, and it may pose potential risks. Utilizing impure oils can hinder the ability to experience the full benefits of the oil and may jeopardize your well-being.
dōTERRA ensures the purity of its essential oils through the CPTG Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade® designation, preserving the chemical composition of the plant as it naturally exists. These oils are sourced from various growers and distillers worldwide. The CPTG Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade® testing standard mandates that oil extracts remain free from foreign materials, a key consideration for those seeking organic botanicals. If the testing process detects any foreign substances, such as pesticides, the entire lot is rejected without resorting to secondary processes for their removal.