When you want to buy essential oils, there are endless options. Essential oils are available online, in grocery stores, in small neighborhood boutiques,. Essential oils are available online, in grocery stores, in small neighborhood boutiques, at the farmers' market, and pretty much anywhere else you can think of. If you didn't already know, doterra is a multilevel marketing company (MLM) you know, like Avon or Tupperware, or more recently Plexus or Scentsy.
One of those companies that often puts you in the awkward position of having loved ones invite you to try to sell you things, and then try to get you to sell things to your friends. They sell essential oils and other related products. Doterra sees the world from the perspective of offering people a natural way to help people overcome health problems rather than runaway pharmaceutical companies. I was wearing diapers for 3 months when I started with the doTERRA Lifelong Vitality Pack and in ONE AND A HALF DAY DOSES, his brain started telling him that he needed to go to the bathroom and that he hasn't needed a diaper since.
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. He left and started his own line because the FDA jumped on doTERRA and Young Living for “How to Use Verbiage.” I'm not convinced that doTERRA (or Young Living, for that matter) has cornered the market with high-quality essential oils. Last week I heard about a Saje store manager in Ontario who became a doTERRA customer and he told his customers, “If you just want a pleasant smell, use Saje. One of those friends, some time ago, told me about doTERRA oils and I bought her the book.
I will also say that there are many (thousands, possibly millions) of people who are totally grateful for doTERRA because, in its existence alone, many more people have realized the great healing powers of essential oils, and many people have had life-changing experiences using something alternative to pharmaceuticals. There is another company, NU SKIN, with its epoch line that is just as expensive as doterra and young living. If the author's welfare advocate had done her job, then she would know all of that, plus the reason why doTERRA is considered a higher grade oil. I like the fact that both of you have mentioned the good and bad points of doTERRA, which is good for avoiding bias.
Nor is there any mention of how doTERRA gives back to communities in the countries from which they extract their oils. The reason why many people prefer doterra oils is because they are certified 100% pure therapeutic grade. Who knows, maybe I'll end up with Doterra in the end, but all the marketing crap really irritates me. Even without the revenue potential, I would remain 100% loyal to doTERRA because of the quality and purity of the products, and the heart of the company.