Most helpful positive review
23 of 24 people found the following review helpful
An unbelievable price for all you get
on October 13, 2010
I am pretty much blown away at what I got with this set. I really wanted some organic essential oils, and those don't just come cheap. Also, I am a beginner using essential oils, so I didn't really want to pay a lot of money when I might be making mistakes and accidentally wasting them or something. They smell strongly, even after using them for about 9 months now. Also, each bottle might last longer than you think, depending on your usage - I haven't used a single bottle down to the halfway mark, they are at more like the 1/4 gone mark. I have already used these for cosmetic, medicinal, cleaning, perfume and scenting purposes. I plan to use them for many more things in the future. Proof of how great they've worked lies in the treatment of my little nephew's athlete's foot - he is two years old and somehow got athlete's foot from another little girl. Well, his little tender feet did just fine with some lavender and tee tree oil salve I prepared and slathered on his just washed feet every morning, putting a sock on over them. They are actually getting better and it is disappearing, after only about a week of doing this. This is a GREAT set and I am glad I began my journey into essential oils with this, even better, organic set. And if you buy it as a gift? The box is simple sophistication and just nice enough that your giftee will be impressed. I've kept the original oils conveniently in the same box they came in for 9 months now, and the box has outlasted all of my use. You probably don't want to drop the bottles all the time, but I've dropped them a lot on the tile floor while doing laundry (whoops) but none of the bottles have broken. Lastly speaking of the organic quality of the oils, well, I was concerned that, when obtaining a super concentrated oil from a plant that has been treated with pesticides or fungicides, you may just be picking up some of these chemicals in trace amounts in your oil. I can't verify that actually occurs in the process, but why wouldn't it? Not to mention the negative impact non-organic farming has on the environment, too. Also, I was concerned about getting oils that may have been extracted from harvested plants through a chemical process. I am proud to say I bought this set, because I know either of those couldn't have occured in order to get the organic label on each bottle.