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 was using. After a lengthy discussion about which essential oils she had, how she was using them and how often,…

Guidelines for Safe Use of Essential Oils Everyday

Safe use of essential oils requires some careful thought, follow these simple guidelines! 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 oils will maintain their potency for…

Essential Oils 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.)