What Are Essential Oils?

Essential oils have dozens of benefits for the body and mind. For a super quick and clear explanation of oils and why they’re amazing watch this 2 minute video.

What is a doTERRA Essential Oil? from doTERRA International LLC

Inside many plants—in roots, seeds, flowers, bark, and many other parts—are concentrated, highly potent chemical compounds. These natural occurring volatile aromatic 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.

Essential oils have been historically used for food preparation, beauty treatment, and health care practices and have dozens of benefits for the body and mind.


There’s so much care in the growing, harvesting, and distilling of these plants. Source to You is a great place to learn more.


Get back to feeling great

So many of the products we use in our day-to-day lives are filled with synthetic chemicals. These unnatural products can weigh us down and even negatively influence the way we think, feel, and live.

Pure essential oils offer an alternative to synthetic products. Essential oils are more than just natural products. Each with a unique chemical makeup, they have dozens of benefits for the body and mind. The benefits are determined by the chemistry of the plants. If these natural chemicals are properly extracted, they can be used to help you physically, mentally, and emotionally in your daily life. 

Since long ago, people have used essential oils and plant parts to improve their health and physical well-being. We’ve continued to explore their benefits today and increasing scientific evidence and research shows that essential oils can be integrated into so many parts of daily life for amazing natural health benefits.


What Makes Essential Oils Effective?

Some essential oils are soothing, toning, and grounding, while others are energizing, warming, and renewing—but all essential oils are natural. The variety of essential oils allows you to naturally and effectively maintain health and address your specific health concerns.

With so many essential oils available, you can tailor them to your specific wants and needs rather than be forced to settle for a generic solution. This makes essential oils a popular choice for those looking for the best natural solutions in the modern era. The verstaility of essential oils is part of what has made them so popular in recent years. People love that they can use essential oils for a variety of tasks, without having to buy multiple products.