Why Are Ahimsa Oils essential oils different?
The simple answer is that as a 32 year old business Jenna ( the owner from 1985 - 2016 ) found the best suppliers and weeded out inferior essential oil sources.
Essential Oils - Quality Is Everything
We purchased Ahimsa Oils from Jenna in June 2016, and all through the due diligence process and all the time we spent training at Ahimsa with Jenna we only found out the suppliers at handover. Jenna kept her product sources a closely held secret until the 9th of June after 3 months of us being around her and investigating Ahimsa Oils. That is how important sources of high quality pure essential oils are.
Jenna as mentioned above had the best pure and natural range of mostly wild crafted essential oils when we took over Ahimsa Oils. In their already established product range not many products were certified organic. We are in the process of increasing our organic range. Once again we often bring in 3 to 5 samples of these organic essential oils or carrier oils before we choose what we consider to be the best. This means that when finalised our organic oils will be from multiple sources. Some of the sources for the new much bigger organic range will be our usual supply chain and some are new.
With reference to the organic samples of essential oils I have been bringing in from the farmers, distillers and wholesalers worldwide I have been comparing and profiling them organoleptically. Sight (colour), smell and feel (consistency) are so important.
Another point of difference is that we have decided to bring in essential oils like Palo Santo, Western Red Cedar ( Thuja or Arborvitae), Douglas Fir, Manuka, Hiba (Japanese Cedarwood), Eastern Hemlock Spruce, Port Orford Cedarwood, Silver Fir, White Fir, Balsam Fir, Grand Fir, Noble Fir, Nordmann Fir, Black Pine, Dwarf Pine, Ocean Pine, Copal, and Nookta ( Cedarwood Alaska / Yellow Cedar ) which are very uncommon in Australia. Frankincense too is of interest to us. We already have a very high quality Boswellia carterii. We are looking also at stocking high quality frereana, neglecta, rivae and serrata Boswellia in due course.