LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Essential oils have become one of the trendiest wellness must-haves among consumers.
The essential oils market is expected to reach $11.7 billion by 2022, according to consulting firm Grand View Research.
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But how do you really know what’s inside those bottles? Focus investigative reporter Paula Vasan put them to the test, working with a lab to look into one of the most popular kinds of essential oils: lavender.
We also take a peek into the entire essential oil phenomenon, what’s driving it, and how consumers can protect themselves.
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