Raising the Bar with Essential Oil Quality

Before we talk about essential oils, let’s talk about wine. I don’t drink wine any more, I have never liked it, and now don’t drink any alcohol, but I do know that wine comes in a huge range of qualities (and prices), flavours, brands, etc. You can get your cheap plonk, Lambrusco for £2.50 from Tesco, or your Chateau Margaux, which will set you back 6-figures! And in fact now, the much-maligned Lambrusco is making a comeback and you can get some more upmarket, better quality Lambrusco, did you know that? Let’s look into that a little tiny bit before going back to essential oils.

Sourcing doTERRA Cardamom Oil

Most of the world’s supply of cardamom is grown for the spice market, with only one percent of cardamom distilled for its essential oil. The market is so unstable and saturated with middlemen that farmers have a hard time making enough money to be able to sustain quality cardamom production. doTERRA has developed a Co-Impact Sourcing…

Sourcing doTERRA Petitgrain Oil

I loved hearing the story of how doTERRA found and sources Petitgrain oil from Paraguay. It was amazing to see the pride these growers and distillers had in their reborn industry. Petitgrain oil has been a part of the Paraguayan heritage for centuries due to the abundance of rain and land to grow it on. Previously,…

Sourcing doTERRA Spikenard Oil

Harvesting Spikenard can be extremely labour-intensive and difficult as the harvesters must climb the hills of the Himalayas to reach the best Spikenard. The harvesters will only take part of the plant, and then must re-plant its remains in order to sustain the growth of Spikenard in this Northeast Region of Nepal. This initiative is expanding…