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What are Essential Oils?

What are essential oils? Inside many plants—hidden in roots, seeds, flowers, fruit, or bark—are concentrated, highly potent chemical compounds. These naturally occurring compounds are essential oils. They 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.

Essential oil benefits vary from plant to plant, within botanical families, and even from species to species. The delicate ratio of aromatic constituents found in any given essential oil are what make its aroma unique and give it specific benefits. Essential oils give a plant its scent, protect it from hazardous environmental conditions, and can even assist it with pollination. In addition to their intrinsic benefits to plants and their beautiful fragrance, essential oils offer a myriad of uses and benefits for your home and family.


How Do Essential Oils Work?

When you open a bottle of naturally sourced, nonsynthetic essential oil, your senses are instantly filled with its potent aroma, even from a distance. What your nose detects are the naturally occurring elements of the essential oil. Such unique properties make essential oils ideal for inclusion in aromatherapy—promoting wellness by using aromatic compounds—and in other applications.

Every essential oil varies in its biological makeup, so their aromas and benefits are also unique. Essential oils experience composition variance depending on numerous factors relating to the conditions of its source plant. The geographic location, method and duration of distillation, year grown, the weather, and even time of day or season of harvest make the production process a critical determinant of the overall quality of the essential oil.

What Makes Essential Oils Effective?

Some essential oil aromas are soothing or grounding, while others are energizing, warming, and invigorating—while all essential oils have unique differences, all doTERRA essential oils are naturally sourced. The huge variety of available essential oils allows you to effectively maintain wellness in a naturally sourced way and address your specific wants and needs. With essential oils, there is no settling for a generic solution.

The versatility of essential oils is part of what has made them so popular in recent years. People also love that they can use essential oils for a variety of tasks, without having to buy multiple products. Essential oils are a multi-faceted resource for anyone looking for the best naturally sourced solutions in the modern era.

How To Use Essential Oils?

How do you use essential oils effectively? Rest assured that you don’t have to be an expert to enjoy the wide array of benefits that essential oils have to offer. All you need is a basic understanding of how to apply essential oils safely and simply as part of your daily routine.

If you’re ready to learn more, we can show you how to use essential oils. Once you learn how to use essential oils, you’ll be on your way to a lifestyle of wellness.

Why doTERRA Essential Oils?

dōTERRA is more than just essential oils. Our mission is to change the world one drop, one person, one community at a time. Through responsible sourcing practices and the efforts of our charitable organization, the doTERRA Healing Hands Foundation Canada™, every bottle of essential oil has an impact far beyond your home.

Responsible Sourcing

No matter the cost, dōTERRA makes it a priority to protect the environment and provide fair treatment to all harvesters, growers, and distillers when sourcing essential oils. This is called Co-Impact Sourcing, and it is a vital part of the doTERRA business model. Below are the eight guiding principles of Co-Impact Sourcing:

Generating Jobs: Reduce poverty by creating and sustaining jobs

✓ Providing Fair, On-Time Payments: Offer consistent, fair payments to producers, including prepayments

✓ Building Supplier Capacity: Support farmers, producers, and distillers through training and financial support

✓ Sustaining Long-Term Partnerships: Provide multi-year contracts with growers and distillers based on solidarity and respect

✓ Ensuring Fair Labor Conditions: Create healthy and safe working environments, free from harassment and discrimination

✓ Promoting Cooperatives: Guarantee respect for the right for all employees and producers to join and form co-operatives

✓ Furthering Environmental Stewardship: Promote energy efficient technologies, renewable energy, and waste minimization

✓ Facilitating Community Development: Support community development projects in sourcing communities such as schools,

health clinics, training facilities, and clean water systems

dōTERRA is proud to encompass guiding sourcing principles that make the world a better place.


Enrollment Kit

Healthy Start Collection

$160 Wholesale

$213.33 RETAIL

If you’re new to the essential oil lifestyle, this collection has you covered. Featuring 5 mL bottles of the 10 most foundational dōTERRA essential oils and proprietary blends, Healthy Start offers the perfect launch point with naturally sourced answers to your most common daily needs.

Aroma Essentials Kit

$155 Wholesale

$206.67 RETAIL

Total wellness starts with better air. dōTERRA created the Aroma Essentials Collection to make it easy for anyone to experience clear aromas in your home, bringing together 10 powerhouse essential oils and blends that are tried and true for creating a fresh, clean environment with their fantastic aromas.


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An introductory class to learn the science, uses, and benefits of essential oils. Our classes have limited space, so make sure to RSVP. Everyone who shows up will get a FREE Essential Oil!

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