Essential oils are naturally occurring, volatile aromatic compounds found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, and other parts of the plant. There are no wasted efforts in nature. Have you ever wondered what the role of essential oils is in seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers and other parts of plants? Essential oils play key roles reproductive, protective, and regenerative purposes. These oils are sourced from all over the world – over 40 different countries – from where the plants are going to provide the purest, more beautiful and potent form of essential oils. Where there are typically middle men not giving fair prices, doTERRA creates opportunity for farmers for consistent income by working with them directly. This is one of my favorite co-impact sourcing stories in this video, showing where we source Vetiver from Haiti.