Essential Oils

We LOVE, use and sell doTERRA Essential Oils here at Form.

Online shop if you want to order directly to your door, please click here. We also keep some stock at all times but please do call us 01954 214473 to check before you arrive.

Don’t believe what the media has told you, modern medicine is the actual #1 cause of death worldwide. The long list of reasons why includes; medical errors, side effects to unnecessary surgeries and (you guessed it) adverse drug reactions.

In fact, adverse drug reactions kill more than 125,000 people in the hospital alone. And those are just the reported numbers. YIKES!

The Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics calls this a “hidden epidemic of side effects” from drugs that have few offsetting benefits.

The Safe Solution

So, what’s the solution to the #1 cause of death?

To not misuse/abuse over-the-counter drugs & pharmaceuticals and to use plant-based medicine as the first line of defense.

Millions of people are becoming aware of this hidden epidemic, and are frantically searching for natural options to the harmful medicine that they are taking for their health problems.

One natural solution that keeps coming up is essential oils. 

Why?

Simply put, because they work.

Want to learn for free?

To help you learn how to use essential oils safely & effectively, we run FREE courses several times a year to support you. Jacky Rands is a nutritionist and qualified essential oil expert who is truly passionate about healing naturally and lovingly comes to do these talks for us. If you would like to sign up to  a waiting list for these please email us to put your name on the list: info@theformpractice.com

Entire range available to order in our online shop here , please call us to check for stock 01954 214473.

Why choose doTERRA?

When you choose doTERRA, you are choosing essential oils gently and carefully distilled from plants that have been patiently harvested at the perfect moment by experienced growers from around the world for ideal extract composition and efficacy. Each doTERRA essential oil is also carefully and thoroughly tested using the strict CPTG Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade® quality protocol. Experienced essential oil users will immediately recognize the superior quality standard for naturally safe, purely effective therapeutic-grade doTERRA essential oils.

While there is a science to the distillation of essential oils, it is also an art. Distillers not only rely on years of experience, they also employ modern technologies and techniques.

The most common method of extracting essential oils is a low-heat steam distillation process. In this process, pressurized steam is circulated through plant material. The essential oils are liberated from the plant and carried away by the steam. When the steam cools, the water and oils naturally separate and the oil is collected. To ensure the highest quality oil extract with the correct chemical composition, the temperature and pressure must be closely monitored. Too little heat or pressure and the oil will not release; too much, and the oil’s composition and potency will be affected.

Steam Distillation

Steam distillation is the most common way to extract aromatic compounds (essential oil) from a plant. During the steam distillation process, steam passes through the plant material. The combination of heated steam and gentle pressure causes the essential oil to be released from microscopic protective sacs. As the vapor mixture flows through a condenser and cools, it yields a layer of oil and a layer of water. The essential oil rises to the top and is separated from the hydrosol (floral water) and collected.

Some have asked about the difference between first distillations in comparison to complete distillations. The temperature for steam distilling is usually between 140–212 degrees Fahrenheit. Since different plants require different pressures, times, and temperatures, using this particular distillation method makes it possible to adjust the temperature based on the plant type, making it a very effective and precise way to obtain the purest compounds.

Expression

Unlike steam distillation, expression, sometimes referred to as “cold pressed,” does not involve heat. In this process, oil is extracted from the product under mechanical pressure. doTERRA uses expression to extract all of its citrus oils, such as Wild Orange, Lemon, Lime, Bergamot, and Grapefruit, from the rind.

Proper distillation requires a consideration for the uniqueness of pressure, temperature, time, and harvesting practices, each of which may be as diverse as the plants themselves. A poor distillation process can alter or destroy the necessary aromatic compounds that comprise the essential oil, leaving a substance far different from the intended goal and something that would not be used to support health and wellness. For this reason, the best distillation artisans dedicate their efforts and work to only a few select plants. This focused effort develops proper knowledge and experience, helping ensure congruency between the oil chemistry of the plant and its distilled form.