Meet Our Fearless Leader - Grace Martin

by Grace Martin June 25, 2018

Meet Our Fearless Leader - Grace Martin

When I founded Edens Garden, I knew I wanted to create a company that meant something. After almost a decade of working in the natural industry, I saw that there was a need for an essential oil company that had a genuine concern for customers and offered affordable products without compromising on quality. 

While traveling the world, working at companies committed to holistic products and learning everything I could about essential oils, it became clear that a new kind of natural business was necessary. My dream was to build a business that valued people over profit and dealt honestly while offering direct access to the many benefits of essential oils.

Years ago, while on a mission trip in New Zealand, I would take walks through the countryside to enjoy the beauty of God’s creation. I remember sitting on a hill as the sun glistened in the sky and suddenly realizing how enriching nature can be. My soul felt quieted and soothed in a place that was so untouched by man. Incredibly pure, clean, and fresh, I later learned that essential oils offer that same refreshing and captivating experience found in nature. More people deserve that calm in their daily lives. The medicinal and healing qualities of essential oils are a reminder that God gave us most everything we need for wholeness and health on this earth.

In 2009, the natural industry was still growing. Essential oils were an unearthed gem that few had access to. I took a risk and started Edens Garden in my husband’s parents’ tiny garage with the mission of making essential oils accessible to everyone. I utilized everything I had learned about the natural industry and did not rest until I could find the highest quality oils available. I knew that even if it cost us, our customers’ needs would always come first.

After years of innovation, a fresh wave of talented staff and new ideas, Edens Garden blossomed into something that really mattered. People gravitated towards Edens Garden’s transparency, quality and big selection of oils. We grew out of positive experiences and a belief that our reputation is everything. Our oils are now enjoyed worldwide.

Today, when I’m not taking care of my four children, traveling for meetings or enjoying time with my husband, I sit with my fantastic employees to dream up new ways of making Edens Garden special and valuable to our customers. Sourced from around the globe, Edens Garden essential oils are 100% pure with nothing ever added and nothing taken away. I can’t thank our customers enough for believing in our brand and dreaming a little with us.

Reflections & Lessons Learned Over 10 Years Of EG

A company is 100% made up of people, pure and simple.

Every person and job is valuable in making the company function well. We have the most amazing, dedicated, and intelligent staff EVER! I am extremely grateful.

Build a strong foundation.

We hold the same values as the day we started. We don’t compromise quality. We offer the best at reasonable prices. We are transparent. We guide with education. We never take the shortcut.

Blessed to bless.

I absolutely believe it is a blessing to give. It is about offering a touch of humanity, no matter the size of the gesture. For the gift that EG has been to me and my family, I hope it is a blessing beyond measure to many more.


We offer GC/MS testing reports on every lot of essential oil that comes through our doors. We want to offer products that have amazing ingredients that you won’t ever have to question. Transparency leads to trust, and trust is of the utmost importance.

Align yourself.

From formulators and chemists to seasoned aromatherapists and safety experts, we’ve had the honor of working with industry pioneers. They have helped because they care about the industry fiercely. They, like us, know that passion has no price.

It’s a small world.

Essential oils unify the world. Each country has its unique soil and climate that allows it to thrive. We need each other to supply the world with each unique essential oil, and that brings the world together in a beautiful, simple way.

No glass ceiling here!

We never set out with the intention of being a majority woman-operated company, it just happened. We have a mission in mind and there is nothing that can stop us. We work with passion and intention towards an end goal.

Enjoy the rain.

After starting Edens Garden, my husband and I had four children within a few years. When it rains, it pours. It was a similar road for Edens Garden. In the span of a few years, millions of people were reached with the good news of essential oils. We have forged our own path, encountering rain and sunshine along the way. But the rain is great when you learn to enjoy it.

It’s in the details.

We tweak, we edit. Each blend is different and has its own inception story. But how do we envision the final product? The details might bore you, but our passion for the end product will always remain.

Passion is key!

I love building a brand, not just selling a product. Even with tremendous growth, we are still a family-owned and operated company. We are passionate about all things Edens Garden and have fun doing it!

Lastly and most importantly…YOU!!!

Without you, there isn’t an us. You, faithful customer, are as much a part of the EG family as our staff. We promise to continue our work in delivering the very best because you deserve it. Blessings! 

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Edens Garden

May 31, 2022 at 1:26 pm

Hi Maria! We are so sorry to hear of the trouble you are experiencing. You can reach out to our team via email at Feel free to give us a call if you would like assistance with placing your order. You can reach us at 949-388-1999 Mon-Fri 7-3pm PST.

Maria Lumbert

May 31, 2022 at 1:23 pm

I am having trouble accessing the items from your website

Edens Garden

March 21, 2022 at 2:30 pm

Hello! You can email your questions to

Eshet Chayil

March 21, 2022 at 2:29 pm

Just ordered for the first time. Awaiting my order. My family lives according to the Word and we only use natural products in every aspect of our lives. Are you a Christian? If so, I would like to share more info with you.

Edens Garden

January 18, 2022 at 10:39 am

Hi Edita! Yes, we ship internationally including to the Philippines 😊

Edita Tojino Morales

January 18, 2022 at 10:36 am

I used to live in California and buy all my essentisl oils from Edens Garden. Do you ship to Metro Manila, Philippines where I am now? I can pay in U.S. $ where my bank account remains.

Laurie Terbush

September 27, 2021 at 8:15 am

Hello! I have a passion to start my own business that involves essential oils and would love to talk to you!

Jane Falley

June 18, 2021 at 8:55 am

PTL For the Lord “showing” you His creation in oils via your mission trip looking over a beautiful countryside! While others look at my wildflowers and natural grasses here in Kansas as weeds; I see them as flowers and Gods beauty. I love your oils and have been asked by several people to join their oil co., but I stand by you all—the best prices, best delivery and you have answered any questions immediately. Your loyal customer!


June 14, 2021 at 2:42 pm

Their essential oils are amazing;….they saved my life in so many ways. I fell off a bridge last sunday and the essential oil caught my fall. I also had a heart attack and remembered my watermelon essential oils. Thank you Grace our fearless leader


June 4, 2021 at 9:00 am

Have bought your oils for several years, I learn so much for the abundance of information you include with each oil I select. Thank you for making your oils affordable and quality.

J.L. Mee

May 20, 2021 at 11:18 am

Grace, My wife is a loyal customer of yours. I would like to explore possibilities for a new kind of application for essential oils to improve mental health and human cognition. Cordially, J.L. Mee, CEO, Cognigenics

Edens Garden

May 5, 2021 at 10:29 am

Hi Martie! All of our oil batches are GC/MS tested to ensure no synthetics, pesticides, glyphosate, additives or carriers are present and that each oil is 100% pure. You can find these tests on the individual product pages of oils.


May 5, 2021 at 10:22 am

Question: are all of your essential oils and products tested for glysophates?

N'neka Gaines

May 3, 2021 at 2:20 pm

I am so glad that you provided a back story on the company. I’ve been a customer for several years and can’t function without them. If I feel a headache coming on, I grab my peppermint oil and the cooling sensation does the trick before ever needed any medicine. If my home needs refreshing, or mood needs an uplift, I always add a few drops of lemon, lime, hope or purify to a cotton ball for an instant mood booster. I LOVE the products and everything the company stands for. Keep up the great work ladies!!
~N’neka <3

Edens Garden

April 21, 2021 at 4:27 pm

Thank you so much, Shana! We’re so happy to have you apart of the EG family 💗


April 21, 2021 at 4:12 pm

I am compelled to share with you just how special I think Edens Garden is!

Several years ago, I created, and now sell, a salve which is AMAZING for arthritis and any muscle/joint pain. There are 12 different essential oils in the product and your oils are used exclusively! They are the best I have found and I trust them. When my customers ask which essential oils I use, I share your Edens Garden company and why I love the oils.
Thank you for creating this beautiful company. Bless you and your continued success.

Edens Garden

March 22, 2021 at 9:40 am

Hi Roland! Please contact our aromatherapist for more info 😊

Tonja Kaye Taylor

March 22, 2021 at 9:34 am

Hi Grace! I am so blessed to have found you! I was doing research on oils, to do more natural things, and also to seek lavender to help my husband and I relax and sleep better. I am thrilled that you are giving God the glory, and I appreciate your mission at Edens Gardens, New Zealand, and beyond! Yes, we are BLESSED TO BE A BLESSING!!! I will order soon!

Roland Reid

March 22, 2021 at 9:33 am

I have spent the past 2 hours reading about your company and have really enjoyed it. I will turn 75 next week and still really enjoy pure oils. I usually used the garden of life omega morning and evening blends which you can’t get any more, so I’m wanting to get suggestions on what you might recommend. Thanks. Roland Reid


March 10, 2021 at 2:44 pm

I love your products and everything your company stands for. God bless!


March 10, 2021 at 2:44 pm

What a refreshing insight into your CEO’s heart! I am an even bigger fan and f EG now. Thanks for your commitment to quality and affordability.


March 2, 2021 at 11:35 am

Reading about the company and the heart of what Edens Garden is about truly blessed me. We love your oils and attribute them to being allergy free during 2020! Thank you all for what you do!


February 26, 2021 at 2:08 pm

I’m trying, unsuccessfully, to find a khyphi blend. Any suggestions? Or could you come up with one?

Kapri Brower

February 22, 2021 at 8:33 am

I personally know Grace & she is even more genuine than her bio shows her to be. There is not another person or company I would trust more. Her heart is gold & truly wants the best for all her customers.

Jennifer Low

February 15, 2021 at 9:55 am

So excited to have discovered Edens Garden. I’ve been using Young Living which I love but is hard to afford for my family. Thank you for giving us a genuine quality product!!!