What’s So Essential About These Oils, Anyway?

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If you’re reading this, you’re probably new to the world of essential oils. Why are they essential?

Essential oils are derived from certain species of plants. These plants have their own built-in defense mechanisms against predators and environmental threats. Plant species have chemical constituents specific to the type of plant and its environment. You could say that these chemicals are “essential” to the survival of the plant.

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