doTERRA is ranked 162nd among Vitamin supplement sites %26.Unlike its main competitor, Young Living, doterra does not own or operate its own farms where it can grow the plants from which essential oils are derived. E reasons for inflated prices and where does that extra money actually go) and sharing Eden's Gardens with her to save her money, but I don't want to burst her bubble because she's so absorbed in doTERRA and determined to make this an FT business at some point. I don't know much about doTERRA, but Young Living controls the whole process from seed to seal and what you get is 100% pure oil. Yes, the shipping price is horrible (I live in New Zealand) but when I can afford to buy some of their oils (recovering from my last purchase of doTERRA) I will, as the prices are much better and the quality looks incredible.
Nor is there any mention of how doTERRA gives back to communities in the countries from which they extract their oils. The lawsuits against doTERRA were ultimately dismissed, and the court found that Young Living had acted in bad faith and was forced to pay doTERRA's attorney's fees. While I agree with you on a few points, I have found doTERRA oils to be of much higher quality. As some may imply, doTERRA does NOT require minimum orders and to maintain your membership with them, they only require you to order ONE OIL per year.
doTERRA is an MLM (Multi Level Marketing) company, which means it sells its products through representatives who work entirely on a commission basis. For me, this is quite misleading marketing when you have to scroll all the way to see that it is owned by doTERRA. Instead, I thought it would be right to provide a detailed review of the doTERRA company, as well as the business opportunity. Sarah, but if you really want to make money with Doterra, you have to place an order for 100 VP every month.
There is another company, NU SKIN, with its epoch line that is just as expensive as doterra and young living. I have been using doTERRA essential oils and supplements for 2 years with no intention of selling or recruiting them. I came to this page because I was looking for an alternative to doTERRA and now I have found one to research.