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What are Certified Organic Essential Oils?

Companies that obtain a USDA certified organic seal adheres to the strictest standards to bring you quality organic ingredients.

Some of these standards include:

  • No GMOs: Genetically Modified Organisms are prohibited in organic products. This means that an organic farmer can't plant GMO seeds and an organic producer can't use any ingredients containing GMOs.

  • Clean soil: The land where the products are grown must not have had any prohibited substances applied to it for at least 3 years before the harvest of an organic crop. Synthetic fertilizers, sewage sludge, irradiation, and genetic engineering may not be used.

  • No harmful pesticides: Crop pests, weeds, and diseases are controlled primarily through physical, mechanical and biological efforts. If for some reason these methods are not working, a biological, botanical or synthetic substance that is approved on the National List may be used.

  • All organic, all the way: Operations must use only organic seeds and other planting material.

When you purchase a certified organic product, you are also helping to conserve biodiversity, ensuring that our natural landscapes and their ecosystems are maintained and intact for generations to come.

At Gardenia Grove, we are committed to supporting these conservation efforts and to be able to offer to our customers certified organic options.

To learn more, visit these links:


Organic Production and Handling

Labeling Organic Products

Allowed-Prohibited Substances

Organic Practices Fact Sheet


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