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Monday, June 12, 2006 A Few Warnings When Using Essential Oils

Consult your physician and an aromatherapist prior to using essential oils if you are pregnant.

Do not apply essential oils directly to the skin.

Do not rub your eyes after using essential oils. (Rinse your eyes with cold water if you get any essential oil in your eye.)

Use a 1% dilution for children, pregnant women and for anyone with sensitive skin.

Check each essential oil for specific contraindications and precautions prior to using them, ie. oils that are stimulants should be avoided if you have a seizure disorder or high blood pressure.

Keep essential oils away from heat and open flames.

Keep essential oils away from children and pets.

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