-never eat or drink (neat or
diluted) essential oils. DO NOT INGEST ESSENTIAL OILS
-check with a trained aromatherapist/doctor,
naturopath about using aromatherapy treatment if you are pregnant, or have
serious health concerns.
-essential oils may have serious
drug interactions. The oils may heighten
or decrease the effect of some prescription or nonprescription drugs.
-avoid contact with eyes and mucus
-always store all aromatherapy
products safely out of reach of children and pets.
-never use essential oils undiluted
on the skin unless otherwise directed from a trained aromatherapist.
-do not use essential oils on cats, snakes and rodents. Dogs require care when using essential oils.
-Essential oils are extremely
flammable-EXTREMELY, if using in a diffuser, use water to help evaporate
-test on a small patch of skin
first to check for possible reactions.
-if using homeopathy, or herbal
medicine in conjunction with aromatherapy, seek advice of relevant practitioner
-external use only-most essential
oils are toxic if ingested, even in small amounts