These pure, organic essential oils are highly concentrated, and designed to be used in room diffusers, or diluted in carrier oils for body or bath.
These essential oils are not cheap synthetic aroma oils and not those blended with other oils. We use quality, organic essential oils, because, although they are more costly, they are often superior to non-organic oils as they are free from any possibility of pesticide residue. (Plus, we get to support safe conditions for the earth, water, animals, and people who work with the herbs/oils!) Some essential oils are highly toxic, and some can have contraindications. We always suggest consulting with a experienced aromatherapist or your healthcare practitioner before using essential oils, especially if pregnant, nursing, or taking prescription medications. Never ingest essential oils unless a certified aromatherapist is consulted first.
Suggested Use: When using in a diffuser, add 5-10 drops of essential oil directly into the diffuser water, or glass nebulizer, depending on the size of your device and amount manufacturer suggests.
Note: Some people are allergic to citrus or can’t tolerate citrus or other essential oils. Make sure you know before diffusing around others.
Topical use: If you opt to rub on feet, shoulders, chest and/or neck, you must dilute it in a carrier oil first (olive, coconut, sunflower, sesame, grapeseed oil, all work fine). Use no more than 1-4 drops of Essential Oil in 1 Tablespoon of carrier oil. Always start with less and increase by 1 drop if needed. Massage in well. Dilute in a carrier oil as well, when adding to a hot bath. You can add 1 to 3 drops in 1 Tablespoon carrier oil, and pour into a full tub of hot water. Mix it in well before getting into bathtub. (Be very careful of slipping in the tub…and wash tub after soaking with oils to prevent slippage for the next person who bathes.)
*When using pure essential oils topically (on the body): Before using, perform a patch test on your inner forearm. Just apply a small amount of diluted essential oil and cover with a bandage. If you notice any irritation, use carrier oil to further dilute the essential oil, then was well with soap and water. If no irritation or rash occurs after 48 hours, you know it is safe to use on you skin. Whenever in doubt, always add less essential oil and increase amount by a drop as needed. Remember that all essential oils must be properly diluted before applying them to the skin. The recommended ratio is 1%, which is especially recommended for children and the elderly. A 1% solution means using 1 drop of oil per teaspoon of carrier oil or up to 4 drops in 1 Tablespoon carrier oil for your bath water.
As a general rule, do not use essential oils during pregnancy without consulting with your healthcare provider or qualified aromatherapist first.
FYI: The National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy and the International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists agree that the following essential oils are safe for use during pregnancy: bergamot, black pepper, chamomile, clary sage, cypress, eucalyptus, frankincense, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, juniper, lavender, lemon, neroli, sweet orange, rose, sandalwood, tea tree, and ylang ylang. With all other essential oils, consult your practitioner of qualified aromatherapist prior to use.
We are prohibited from citing any information about the efficacy of essential oils used in our products, as the FDA has not evaluated/approved them. Statements are for informational purposes only and not intended to diagnose, treat, mitigate or cure any illness, condition, or disease. Always consult your health care practitioner prior to using essential oils especially if pregnant, nursing, or taking other prescription medications.