Monday, 20 December 2010
the 5 'essential' essential oils from aromatherapy times
Essential oils should be diluted to only 1-5% in a carrier oil. (Carrier Oils - Jojoba oil, Almond, Coconut) only a couple of oils are ok to apply 'neat' or undiluted, such as Lavender Oil, Tea Tree.
Listed below are essential oils that are most problematic for certain conditions.
Pregnancy cedarwood, chamomile, lavender,
peppermint, rose and rosemary
Photosensitizing (reacts with sunlight)
angelica, bergamot, lemon, orange, grapefruit and mandarin
Epilepsy fennel (sweet), hyssop, rosemary and sage (all types)
Note: The information provided on this site is provided for educational purposes only. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health professionals.
Posted by Ian Brealey at 12:13