Market Share and Essential Oils

Updated: Jun 21, 2020

Essential Oils work... MrandMrsNurse have posted several evidence based studies to support this fact however, there's tremendous amounts of misinformation out there, and if you 'follow the money' you can normally see where it leads...



We would imagine that most people reading this post will understand the concept of market share, but if not, let's define it before we move on...


'Market Share is the portion of a market controlled by a particular company or product"


Let's go back in history...


Ancient Egypt was the true birthplace of essential oils, or ‘aromatherapy’ as we know it today.  The Egyptians cultivated plants for their oils and used them extensively in their religion, in cosmetics as well as for medicinal purposes.  Aromatic essence and resins were also used in the embalming process. 



It is thought that most essential oils were produced in Egypt by a type of solvent extraction method (enfleurage) using animal fat – however, distillation “pots” have also b