How Concentrated are Essential Oils?

howconcentratedHere are some great fact about the concentration of Young Living’s essential oils.

Lemon

1 x 15 ml bottle of lemon oil take 75 lemons.
There are 300 drops in a 15 ml bottle, so 1 drop of lemon oil = to 1/4 of a lemon.

Lavender

1x 15ml bottle of Lavender takes 27 square feet of lavender plants
There are 300 drops in a 15 ml bottle so 1 drop of lavender oil = .09ft² or 83cm² of plant material.

Peppermint

1 x 15ml Peppermint takes 1 pound (453 gm) of peppermint plant material.
There are 300 drops in a 15 ml bottle so 1 drop of peppermint oil = to 0.05 oz or 1.5 gm of peppermint plant.
1 drop of peppermint oil is = to 28 cups of peppermint tea!

Rose

Takes 5000 tons of rose petals to get 1 gallon (3.7 kg) of rose oil
That only makes  757 5ml bottles

Blue Lotus – (only found in Young Living Build your Dream blend)

Takes 850,000 flowers to make 2,200lb (1kg of oil).
This makes 200 5ml bottles
** Note: thats if we could buy Blue Lotus it on its own, but there is not enough supply right now 😦

Essential oils really are a powerhouse, super concentrated  and hold all the memory and immune system of the plant. The best part is we get to benefit from this every time we use them.
So keep it in mind when you are slathering yourself with oils.  1 drop goes a very long way!!

Keeping you well oiled,

Catherine

 

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