I have briefly touched on this topic in this blog when I discussed the level of trust that we can have in dōTERRA, and the independent testing that is carried out for each batch of pure essential oils. I feel the topic is important enough to warrant a further blog posting.
Who is Dr Pappas?
Dr Robert Pappas is a leading expert in essential oils, who is widely recognised and highly respected for his knowledge, integrity and accountability.
He obtained a Ph.D in Physical Chemistry from the University of Tennessee, and became the Senior Chemist at The Lebermuth Company, where he analysed essential oils, and helped the company develop 2000 fragrances.
In 1997, he then taught a class at Indiana University South Bend on the subject “Chemistry of Essential Oils”. This was the first time anyone had taught a class specifically about essential oils in the country.
In 1998 he started his own consultancy business, and he created the “Essential Oil University”. Dr Pappas continues to lecture the subject to students today. Continue reading