Essential Oil Safety


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The following safety precautions are guidelines only. Consult with a qualified Aromatherapist about essential oil usage. Keep Essential Oils in a secure place away from children and pets.

The term ‘natural’ does not guarantee safety, read and follow instructions carefully:

  1. Unless otherwise stated, never use essential oils on your skin unless in a diluted solution. For people with hyper sensitive skin we recommend a skin test prior to use. Place a small amount of the blended oil on the inside of your elbow, cover with a bandage and check in 24 hours. If you experience any soreness, redness or irritation do not use the blend. Consulting an Aromatherapist to obtain assistance to determine what essential oil you should use is recommended.
  2. If an essential oil or essential oil blend gets into your eye, flush the eye immediately with an unscented carrier oil or fatty substance. Seek medical attention if the stinging and/or irritation continues.
  3. Be cautious of spice/mint/tea tree oils in baths.
  4. If you are pregnant, may become pregnant or have a serious medical condition consult with your doctor and a certified Aromatherapist before using Essential Oils. 
Use a variety of essential oils and make sure you take breaks from the essential oils you use often. This is to avoid sensitization and irritation. The norm would be to use a blend for 4 days, take a minimum of 4 days off and use a different blend which provides the same relief.