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Essential Oil
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Is There Scientific Validation for Using Essential Oils?

Essential oils have been used for over a thousand years, but we are just scratching the surface of their potential. In the past, knowledge of essential oils was solely based off anecdotal experience.

What Is the Science behind Essential Oils?

Each bottle of essential oil contains a unique blend of chemical constituents. These compounds are volatile and organic, meaning they quickly evaporate and their chemical structures are primarily composed of carbon atoms. Constituents can produce powerful effects through their interaction with cellular targets. Some constituents can attach to receptors located on the outside of a cell to influence changes within it, while others can readily pass through the cellular membrane and bind to enzymes, proteins, and even DNA. Understanding how essential oils induce beneficial effects through chemical interactions can lead to a renewed sense of confidence in their use and inspire new opportunities for application in daily life.

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Why doTERRA?

doTERRA's dedication to purity is unwavering.

Every drop of essential oil is a testament to our commitment to providing the highest quality products. Through rigorous sourcing practices, we ensure that our essential oils are derived from plants in their natural habitats.

Our Certified Pure Tested Grade (CPTG) protocol involves rigorous testing, including Gas Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry, to guarantee that each batch is free from contaminants and additives. This process is a cornerstone of our promise to offer 100% pure essential oils.

With transparency at the core of our values, you can trust that doTERRA products are synonymous with unparalleled quality and purity, allowing you to experience the true essence of nature.

Our Certified Pure Tested Grade (CPTG) protocol involves rigorous testing, including Gas Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry, to guarantee that each batch is free from contaminants and additives.

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doTERRA Lavender Essential Oil

Lavender is widely considered a must-have essential oil because of its versatility. It’s been used and cherished for centuries because of its unmistakable aroma and myriad of benefits.

  • Soothes occasional skin irritations.
  • Helps relax the mind and promotes peaceful sleep when taken internally.*
  • Provides a relaxing aroma.
  • Use while cooking to soften citrus flavors and add a flavorful twist to marinades, baked goods, and desserts.
Retail: 
$37.33
Wholesale: 
$28.00

Why doTERRA Oils Are So Expensive, But Worth Every Penny!

At doTERRA, we often encounter the question: "Why are your essential oils pricier than others?" The answer, in short, lies in our commitment to purity, sourcing, and overall quality.

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  1. Unmatched purity: doTERRA's Certified Pure Tested Grade (CPTG) ensures that every bottle of oil you purchase is free from fillers, synthetic ingredients, and harmful contaminants. This stringent testing standard is unmatched in the industry. When you invest in doTERRA, you're paying for purity.
  2. Ethical sourcing: Our essential oils are sourced from over 40 countries, many of which are developing nations. Through our co-impact sourcing model, we establish direct partnerships with local farmers. This not only guarantees the highest quality oils but also supports sustainable farming practices and provides fair wages, ensuring a positive socio-economic impact on local communities.
  3. Potency and efficacy: The benefits of essential oils are directly related to their purity and quality. doTERRA's oils are potent, ensuring that users get the maximum benefit from each drop. This potency can actually lead to cost savings in the long run, as less oil is required for each application.

Impact Your Life and the Lives of People Worldwide

While the initial cost may be higher, the value of doTERRA's essential oils lies in their unrivaled quality, ethical sourcing, and potency. With doTERRA, you're not just buying an oil; you're investing in a better, healthier world.

doTERRA's dedication to making a positive impact extends beyond producing exceptional essential oils. Our Co-Impact Sourcing model focuses on creating sustainable livelihoods for farmers and communities around the world. By ethically sourcing raw materials from various regions, doTERRA helps improve local economies, provide fair wages, and support community development projects. This commitment to social responsibility inevitably influences product pricing, as the brand prioritizes people and planet alongside profit.

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Science and Medical Educational Committee

Welcome to an exclusive opportunity for healthcare professionals to expand their horizons and integrate holistic wellness into their practices. We are excited to invite licensed medical providers (including MDs, DOs, DCs, PAs, and NPs) to join our Monthly Essential Oil Journal Club.

This platform will allow practitioners to delve into the latest research on essential oils and wellness lifestyles, share insights, and explore integration methods into clinical practices. Each month, members can present findings, engage in enriching discussions, and contribute to the collective understanding of the health benefits of essential oils.

If you are passionate about holistic health and eager to explore the science behind essential oils, we encourage you to fill out this form and become part of an incredible community. Join us as we pioneer the bridge between modern medicine and natural wellness solutions.

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