Why do some essential oils cost so much?
Essential oils come from different parts of a plants, the; leaves, stems, flowers, roots, seeds, and resins. Different plants produce different volumes of essential oil. For instance 1 kilo of lavender buds and stems yields more essential oil than 1 kilo of rose petals. Market trends, the cost of labour, transportation, insurance and climate also contribute to the fluctuating prices of essential oils.
When purchasing essential oils it is imperative to buy from reputable suppliers who provide growing, extraction methods, safety and purity certificates.
Note: Aromatherapy, like any other natural therapy, is intended to complement not replace traditional medicine. When in doubt about any medical condition, always seek medical advice. See legal