An essential oil is a highly concentrated form of oil derived from a plant. 

There are two ways to make essential oils: through distillation or expressing which, is also known as cold pressing.

Not all essential oils are created equal due to added fragrances and other synthetic chemicals.

There are a few different ways you can use essential oils:

Inhalation: the fastest and most powerful way to use an essential oil is through smell.

Ingestion: you can ingest essential oils IF they are pure....meaning Young Living. Most oils on the market actually contain harmful pesticides and chemicals.

Topically: you can apply essential oils to your skin.