Thankfully, I know what they are, how they work, and I have experienced the change it can make in life.
Essential oils are nothing NEW> Thousands of years Before Christ, evidence has been found by anthropologists of fatty oils and essential oils used to make Neolithic ointments. The New Testament is filled with hundreds of references to oil, including frankincense and myrrh brought to the Christ child.
I am not one to take someone at their word or read history and believe it would be something beneficial for me or my family. I had to see for myself. So, in 2012, I took (what I considered) the "plunge". Good thing I did. I only regret that I did not know about them earlier!