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Essential Oils Safety and Precautions

Following are the contraindications for essential oils: Essential oils can be hazardous, and should be handled with care: Flammable (avoid near open flame, and store below 30oC Irritants (to skin and can cause headaches) Do not apply directly on skin. Always use a carrier oil. Skin patch test is recommended if sensitive Must not make contact with eyes Internal use can be dangerous  Caution to be taken around pets. Do not apply on animal Do not ingest Do not diffuse or spray directly around animals or on their beds Do not diffuse in a closed room with a pet

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