Portland, Oregon (Jan. 29, 2011): The Essential Oil Company is now approved as a Certified Organic Processor of Essential Oils by Oregon Tilth

“I am very proud to be approved by Oregon Tilth as an Organic Processor,” says The Essential Oil Company President Robert Seidel, “because this enables us to distill quality pure essential oils to meet the demand of our customers. Robert is internationally known as “The Guerilla Distiller”, promoting small scale distillation around the world. The Essential Oil Company owns a “Boutique Distillery” Located in Portland, Oregon, distilling organically grown and wild crafted raw materials for hydrosols and essential oils. Premier certified organic essential oils include Oregano (Origanum vulgare) and Sacred White Sage (Salvia apiana), which is traditionally used by Native Americans in the US Southwest during purification rituals.

The Essential Oil Company has been a Certified Organic Handler, approved by Oregon Tilth and NOP (National Organic Program) since 2008. Meeting National Standards on Organic Agricultural Production and Handling.

According to Oregon Tilth:

“Oregon Tilth’s purpose is to educate gardeners, farmers, legislators, and the general public about the need to develop and use sustainable growing practices that promote soil health, conserve natural resources, and prevent environmental degradation while producing a clean and healthful food supply for humanity.

Oregon Tilth Certified Organic (OTCO) is an internationally recognized symbol of organic integrity. OTCO provides a system that combines strict production standards, on-site inspections, and legally binding contracts to protect the producers and buyers of organic products. http://tilth.org/”

Since 1977 The Essential Oil Company has been importing and distributing quality pure essential oils and allied products, including distillation equipment. For more information about The Essential Oil Company, visit www.essentialoil.com, call (800) 729-5912, or stop by and visit our Sample Bar located at 8225 SE 7th Ave., Portland OR 97202. http://www.essentialoil.com.