Essential Oils 101

There is virtually no limit to how essential oils can be used. We often use them topically or aromatically, in cooking and cleaning, as a fragrance, in massage, or even on animals! They are useful, powerful allies in our quest for wellness.*

But what exactly are essential oils, and where do they come from?

Let's find out!

An essential oil is a volatile substance

- derived from a plant -

that contains the natural smell and

characteristics of that plant.

There are four main distillation methods:

The most common method, steam distillation, permeates the botanical with steam, drawing essential oils out of the raw plant matter.