DoTerra’s Essential Oil Sources:
doTERRA essential oils come from the best sources around the world that can produce enough quantity to support the growth of the company.
When I look at doTERRA essential oil bottles and see ginger and lemon. I think of ingredients you can find at a store easily grown in the United States. However, this is not the case. Doterra is very specific on what species they need, and where and when it is cultivated.
Check out this article: The importance of where and when it is harvested.
doTERRA sources from many countries across 5 continents.
doTERRA essentials are truly a gift of the earth.
It is for that reason the company name is doTERRA which in latin means ”gift of the earth.”
Here is the list:
Crete, Greece – Cypress
France & Bulgaria – Lavender
50% of the lavender comes from high altitudes in France while the other half comes from the super high altitudes of Bulgaria.
Italy – Lemon
Germany – Thyme
Austria – White Fir
Hungary – Marjoram
Turkey – Oregano
Asia (China, India, Southeast Asia)
China – Cassia, Geranium, Wintergreen
India – Lemongrass, and Sandalwood
Indonesia – Cinnamon
Sri Lanka – Ginger
Africa & West Asia (Arabian Peninsula)
Madagascar (Island South East of Africa) – Clove, Ylang-Ylang
Morocco (Northwest Africa) – Rosemary
Ethiopia (East Africa) – Myrhh
Dhofar, Oman (West Asia) – Frankincense
North America & the Caribbean
USA – Basil, Grapefruit, and Peppermint
Dominican Republic – Wild Orange
Australia – Eucalyptus Radiata
Australia – Melaleuca alternifora
It is awesome to know that we are using natural alternatives that can only come from all over the world. doTERRA has a great mission bringing this to people world wide. The supplement ingredients also come from the high quality sources from around the world.