What everybody ought to know about essential oils is that:- it involves hard work. Hard, labouring love, care, and tenderness to the plants to produce essential oils. Yes, there are farmers around the world who specialize in growing plants just for essential oil production alone.
Below is a video which shows the distillation of Lavender and the amount of work needed to be done before you see it in a bottle on the shelves. What it doesn’t show here, is the TREMENDOUS amount of plant material needed to produce essential oils. FYI, 1 drop of Rose Otto is made up of 50 roses. Yes, you get the idea.