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