Keynote Outline Draft
William ("Bill") Popin, September 2, 2003

Subject/Title: Aromatic Plant Sourcing

Scope: Provide information on current state of affairs for aromatic plant sourcing. Primary focus will be on the niche market ingredients, secondary focus on the commodity ingredients. Raise important questions on stewardship and responsible use of aromatic plants.

Historical Background/Current Status:

Introduction to Oils:

Current Issues/Questions :

Case Study: Young Living Essential Oils-chain of command (seed to oil to therapeutic applications and post market surveillance). Including farm, distillation, manufacturing, distribution, clinical testing of oils.