FAQ's

ESSENTIAL OILS

What are essential oils?
Essential oils are volatile oils – meaning they can evaporate. They are distilled from plant parts including: roots, trunks, twigs, leaves, flowers. 

What are the benefits of using essential oils? 
Essential oils are more than just scent. They embody medicinal plant compounds that supports our physical and emotional wellbeing. With their intelligent micro molecules, essential oils have the ability to dive deeply into the skin and enter the blood stream quickly - unlike any other ingredient.  

Are essential oils safe to use?
Yes - however, not all eo's are suitable for skin application. To minimize the risk of irritation, we recommend essential oils to be scientifically proven in purity through GC/MS technology, professionally formulated with skin-friendly oils, and diluted at an appropriate strength for desired results. 

GC/MS TECHNOLOGY

What is GC/MS? 
Gas Chromatography/ Mass Spectrometry technology is non-proprietary, quantitative technology that measures plant compounds into exact percentages. It scientifically proves purity and plant DNA in essential oils. And certifies our essential oils are free from contaminants, irritants and diluents.

What does GC/MS do?
GC/MS produces the widest range of testing a single analysis can perform on an essential oil. It confirms if potentially harmful diluents, adulterates, or contaminants are present and identifies plant compounds into exact percentages. This valuable information is vital to protect the safety and performance of our formulas. 

How can I learn more about GC/MS?
To learn more about the benefits of GC/MS technology, read The 411 On GC/MS Technology and Top 5 Myths About GC/MS Lab Testing on our blog. 

GC/MS REPORTS

What is on a GC/MS report?
Our custom GC/MS lab reports are one-of-a-kind. They include the essential oil's country of origin, latin name, plant part, harvest date, chemical family and plant compound summary into exact percentages. To uphold our strict purity standards, we do not transfer lab reports from our essential oil suppliers. Every essential oil batch is GC/MS lab tested by our truly independent, third-party botanical chemist.

Where can I download the GC/MS report?
GC/MS lab reports are available to download here.

Can a Certificate of Analysis disclose an eo's purity and plant DNA?
In relation to an essential oil, a COA is used for quality control - not purity. It discloses the physical measurements of an essential oil. GC/MS technology is the only quantitative technology that can determine the purity and plant DNA  analysis, i.e. compounds, of an essential oil.