Can You Be Sensitive to Essential Oils?

Are we Sensitive to Essential Oils? Recently, a friend of mine, a new user of essential oils, called in a panic to tell me to check my phone. When I did there was a picture of her face swollen with red blotches. “What happened?” I asked. She stated it was a reaction to something she…

Guidelines for Safe Use of Essential Oils Everyday

1. Always keep a bottle of vegetable Mixing Oil, Massage Oil Base or any pure vegetable oil handy when using essential oils. Vegetable oils dilute essential oils if they cause discomfort or skin irritation. 2. Keep bottles of essential oils tightly closed and store them in a cool location away from light. If stored properly,…

Essential Oil Safety Guidelines

Because they contain no fatty acids, essential oils are not susceptible to rancidity like vegetable oils – but protect them from the degenerative effects of heat, light and air, store them in tightly sealed, dark glass bottles away from any heat source. Properly stored oils can maintain their quality for years. (Citrus oils are less stable and should not be stored longer than six months after opening.)

Guideline For Determining Essential Oil Quality

How can I determine the quality of the essential oil I am purchasing? A quick search on Google for essential oils suppliers will show that costs for essential oils varies and they vary a lot! How can you decide which oil to purchase? Here are a few factors to help you determine the level of quality of the oil you intend to purchase.