Safe Haven Essential Oil Blend
The deep emotional effects of Safe Haven Blend may seem contradictory at first as it can both soothe and empower. It is not only light and uplifting but also supports the emotions in settling and stabilizing.
Safe Haven can be used to help reset the nervous system and balance the body. Used by many aromatherapists in their techniques, this blend is one that we all find ourselves reaching for again and again.
This is one of nine oils used in popular aromatherapy techniques.
Details & Ingredients
Safe Haven is a select blend of essential oils including:
Bergamot (Citrus bergamia), Myrrh (Commiphora myrhha), Geranium (Pelargonium graveolens), Sandalwood (Santalum album), Ylang Ylang (Cananga odorata), Coriander (Coriandrum sativum), Black Spruce (Picea mariana), Melissa (Melissa officinalis), Hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis), Rose (Rosa damascena) in a base of Sweet Almond Oil (Prunus amygdalus dulcis) at 35% dilution.
The 10mL roll-on is in a base of Fractionated Coconut Oil at 5% dilution.
Shelf Life: Neat: 4 yrs; 10mL Roll-On: 2 yrs
Storage: Store upright, lid tight, out of direct heat and sunlight
Click here to see our Health Issues Reference Guide for information on which oils may help with specific needs.
Safe Haven may support the body's proper natural response to and assist in maintaining a healthy state of the following:
- Cardiovascular Support
- Fungal Skin Infections
- Heart (Cardiovascular Support)
- Hormonal Balance
- Immune Suport
- Menstrual Pain - Dysmenorrhea
- Neuralgia - Nerve Pain
- Nervous or Tension Headaches
- Respiratory Infection
Dilute and apply to spine, wrist, ankles or bottoms of the feet as needed.
Ok for children 2+ avoiding neck and face areas.
Avoid during pregnancy and lactation.
Click here for the essential oils dilution chart.
Do no use in the diffuser as the Sweet Almond Oil could clog the diffuser. Diffuse or rub a drop on palms and inhale.
Although the quality of Selah Oils is excellent, it is not advised to take essential oils internally unless under the guidance of a certified physician who is also certified in aromatherapy. We recommend getting internal dosing instructions from a licensed physician as some essential oils are not recommended for oral consumption. This is in no way a reflection on our oil quality, only a matter of safety and caution with respect to how concentrated essential oils are. When used within safe parameters, and under your physician's care, the quality of our essential oils is such that they can be used internally if deemed appropriate.
However, with that said, it is important to remember the extreme concentration of essential oils. "Using essential oils by rubbing them into the skin or via inhalation is in many cases more effective than oral delivery" (3. p. 96).
All cautions listed for individual oils do not include those cautions from ingestion.
All cautions listed for individual oils do not include those cautions from ingestion. It is not advised to take essential oils internally unless under the guidance of a licensed physician who is also certified in aromatherapy.
Bergamot: Photosensitive. Avoid direct sunlight for 12 hours after topical use. May cause skin sensitization if oxidized. To prevent oxidation, store in a dark, airtight container in a refrigerator.
Myrrh: Avoid using this oil while pregnant or breastfeeding. Contraindicated during pregnancy and lactation.
Geranium: Dilute before applying to skin. Low risk of skin sensitization. Drug interaction. (7, p. 293) Repeated use can result in contact sensitization.
Sandalwood: May cause skin irritation if used undiluted.
Ylang Ylang: Repeated use can possibly result in contact sensitization. Take care when using Ylang Ylang, for too high a concentration or using it for too long a time, can give rise to nausea and/or headache (9, p. 315). Ylang-ylang essential oil has a deeply relaxing effect and should not be used prior to driving, operating machinery, or doing other tasks that require concentration (8, p. 421). Use caution when dealing with low blood pressure (13). Use with caution on children under the age of two due to possible skin irritation.
Coriander: Use sparingly as coriander can be harmful in large doses.
Black Spruce: No known contraindications.
Melissa: Possible skin irritation for children under two. Caution with internal use if taking diabetes medication or drugs metabolized by CYP2B6 (if unsure, check with your doctor or pharmacist). Possible interaction with thyroid medications.
Hyssop: Not for use with children under two. Not for use during pregnancy and lactation. Not for internal use.
Rose: None known.
If for any reason you get essential oils in your eyes, put carrier oil along the eyebrows above the eyes and on the cheekbones below the eyes.
Do not put essential oils inside your ear canal.
This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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Overall a wonderful experience. My favorite was opening my package and having a personal handwritten note, that made my day. Safe Haven is my absolute favorite oil! I homeschool and I notice a difference in my mood and patience when I'm diffusing it when in school session.