I love learning about Essential Oils from EVERYONE! This page is to direct you to tons or resources for education - some of it is from dōTERRA who's oils I use and love more than any other. Some however will be from third part, well respected members of the Aromatherapy community. I fully support you learning from all sources.
Please note, that there is a good chance you will read differing opinions on many things. If you have questions - message me - I would love to help.
Robert tisserand - essential oil safety
Robert Tisserand is an international speaker, educator and consultant on the science and benefits of essential oils and their safe and effective application.
Instrumental in bringing widespread professional and public recognition to aromatherapy, he wrote one of the first books to bring awareness to aromatherapy in 1977: The Art of Aromatherapy.
He is most recently author of the second edition of Essential Oil Safety published by Elsevier, a book that sets industry standards for the safe use of essential oils, and in 2015 relaunched The Tisserand Institute, as a one of a kind online education portal for fact-based education on the potency and potential of essential oils for human well-being.
Essential OIl University - Dr. Robert Pappas
The EOU Facebook page is a place where people of any background can come to learn about essential oils, their chemistry, their production and current research including methods of detecting adulteration. EOU is committed to a maintaining a neutral environment with no-advertising of essential oil companies allowed. EOU was started by Dr. Robert S. Pappas in 1999 and is primarily an analytical testing laboratory for the essential oil industry. We use the latest in GC/MS technology including chiral GC/MS testing as well as new instrumentation for testing Optical Rotation, Refractive Index and Specific Gravity. EOU has the largest online database for essential oil chemistry in the world at www.essentialoils.org.
doTERRA is the world leader in sourcing, testing, manufacturing, and distributing CPTG® essential oils through a global network of more than five million customers. doTERRA, the Latin derivative meaning “gift of the Earth,” sets the standard for essential oils by providing to its customers the most tested and most trusted oils and having developed the expertise and commitment required to derive these unique oils directly from the best sources in the world. doTERRA Co-Impact Sourcing® provides local growers and distillers fair compensation for their efforts, creating stronger local economies and a healthier, stable supply chain. In addition to a premium line of single-plant extracts and proprietary essential oil blends, the company offers oil-infused personal care and spa products, dietary supplements and healthy living products for the home.