General Safety Precautions

  1. Keep all essential oils out of reach of children and pets.
  2. Avoid prolonged use of the same essential oils.
  3. Avoid the use of undiluted essential oils on the skin, unless otherwise indicated.
  4. Perform a skin patch test to find out if you are sensitive to specific oil.
  5. Avoid application on open or damaged skin; and dilute known dermal irritants with appropriate vegetable oil or other carrier.
  6. Use with caution when you are pregnant or have been trying to become pregnant.
  7. Keep essential oils away from the eyes.
  8. Essential oils are highly flammable substances and should be kept away from direct contact with flames, such as candles, fire, matches, cigarettes, and gas cookers.
  9. Do not use essential oils internally unless properly trained in the safety issues of doing so.