help of social media influencers and beauty gurus, essential oils have seen a
massive rise in popularity.
any trend, comes the capitalistic urge of various corporations to make the most
of the trend. This has resulted in a market that is saturated with cheap and
ineffective essential oils, and misinformation regarding them have become
widespread. While aromatherapy in itself is mostly safe as long as the users
follow proper directions, some precautions are still necessary. Through this
post, we will give you a few tips on what you need to know when buying
there’s a million different marketing terms that are used to sell essential
oils. That makes it not only difficult to gauge the quality of the product
you’re buying, but also can make the process of buying the oils very
So, a good
starting point would be to understand why you want to buy essential oils.
Whether it be for selfcare, or for hygiene and house care, there are lots of
different essential oils that offer lots of different uses. Doing your own
research is obviously the right step, but given how easy it is to spread
misinformation on the internet and how easy it is to set up drop-shipping
companies that deal with low quality and counterfeit products, looking for good
quality essential oils online is like avoiding landmines. We recommend
referring to multiple sources to find the oil that you need for your purposes. Once
you know what you need, we would also recommend that you verify the legitimacy
of the company that you are purchasing from, especially on online marketplaces.
essential oils is another buzzword that gets lost in the fray of SEO friendly marketing
terms that fuel any trend-driven market. For aromatherapy purposes, a pure
essential oil is preferred as it provides the best result. But an oil that is
marketed as pure need not be the best in quality, since the raw material being
used is also important in determining the quality and potency of the oil. At
CORE & PURE, we source our raw materials directly from the farmers and
ensure that they are of the best quality. Our manufacturing process is also
carried out in-house to ensure that our final products are indeed pure.
One of the
last things to lookout for is the packaging. Essential oils are volatile
constituents found in plants and contain active physiological properties that
can react with plastic. So, a company that packages their oils in glass bottles
are a safe bet. At CORE & PURE, we always package our oils in dark tinted
glass bottles to prevent any such reactions and stop the oils of oxidizing over
an environmentally-conscious brand, we use paper labels on all our products.
Unlike other brands that use plastic/vinyl labels, we are making a conscious
effort to move towards sustainable packaging and do our bit to protect our
you’ve made your purchase, what else should you be worried about? If not using
in a diffuser, most essential oils are applied directly on your skin or on
fabric to let their aroma reach your nose and affect your body. Before
applying, however, you should check for allergic reactions. Also, very few
essential oils are safe to consume internally, so this is also something that
you should check before buying.
only some of the key points to keep in mind when buying essential oils. As you
dwell deeper into aromatherapy, there’s many more things that you’ll learn.
Hopefully, this helps you get started in your journey towards a healthier and