Essential Oils

Essential Oils

There is a wide variety of essential oils in the market these days and to help you find "quality" essential oils, it's important to know what you're buying. We hope that these tips will help you decide which essential oil to get.

1. Know What You Want

If you're the type who wants the conventional, no-frills essential oil there is a huge assortment of popular plants and trees like sweet orange, peppermint, cedarwood, lemon, eucalyptus, and lavender. These scents bring familiarity that instills confidence and calmness. It's simply hard to ignore that these are popular and proven winners in the essential oil world.  

If you're the type who wants the more exotic scent with a unique smell. The scents of an origanum, chervil or zedoary bark are something you would want to check out. It's different and it deserves a fresh look, then again you might actually like it. 

2. Find Out About the Product's Purity

The essential oil's purity comes in different concentrations, alterations or mixtures that may contain another ingredient. You'll find concentrations in 100% or less depending on the type of essential oil. So, you want to make sure that you read the label.

3. Learn About the Manufacturer

You also need to know about the manufacturers that make the essential oils. Some manufacturers pick the leaves and parts of plants that grow in the wild. While others prefer to produce their essential oils that meet specific requirements by a government agency like the United States Department of Agriculture. Essential oils that have the USDA Organic label are products that have been produced based on a set of quality standards established by the agency.

With these 3 key considerations, we hope that you're able to narrow down your choices because when it comes to picking the right essential oil, it all comes down to what you know.