Essential Oil Dilution Guidelines


WHY DILUTE ESSENTIAL OILS?
Because essential oils are extremely concentrated, it is very important to dilute them in a carrier oil. Not only does this help facilitate the delivery of the essential oil to your body, it helps to minimize sensitivity. The following chart is for your convenience.
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For help with dilutions and how to use this chart, watch this video:

WHAT IS A CARRIER OIL?

Carrier oils are greasy unlike essential oils which have a water-like consistency. The molecules of a carrier oil are larger and do not penetrate skin as easily. Examples of carrier oil are sweet almond oil, coconut oil or olive oil, just to name a few. We use carrier oils to dilute essential oils (to prevent getting too much at one time) and to slow their evaporation process.

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