Essential Oils are oils typically obtained by a distillation process and having the characteristic fragrance of the plant or other source from which is it extracted. The distillation process is usually performed using steam or water, whereby many parts of the plant are being used.
After the distillation process is complete, you will gte a highly concentrated version of the natural oils in plants. Not only will the essential oil have the smell of the plant, it will also retain any healing or other characteristics of the plant itself.
Over 3,000 varieties of armoatic compunds have been identified. These compounds are used to create the various doTERRA essential oils which have a wide variety of applications, including emotional and physical wellness. The oils can be applied either topically or as an aromatic. To apply topically, you can aply a few drops to your neck, forehead/temple, chest/abdomen, arms, legs, bottom of feet, or to a warm bath. To use aromatically, apply oil to a cotton ball and place in the air vents of your vehicle, add to a batch of laundry, mix into a spray bottle to be misted in the home.